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Google Nexus one resurfaces on Canadian Mobilicity

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Canadian budget wireless carrier Mobilicity today announced they will be “carrying” the Android-based Google Nexus One phone. We know Google took the Nexus One off the distribution line for wireless carriers around the world a few weeks ago, and Mobilicity being an unlocked, outright purchase resale provider of mobile phones leads me to believe they’ve just bought a crapload of Nexus Ones from Google and are simply reselling them to their network of customers.

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Motorola XT720 Android phone hands-on video

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Wind Mobile is doing some pretty cool things when it comes to rate plans and add-ons, but the hardware offerings can leave a little to be desired. No one really wanted that Huawei U8100 to satisfy their Android cravings, so along came the Motorola XT720.

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Nokia’s soon to be EX-VP takes bitter stab at Android for publicity

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While it is still the number one smartphone manufacturer in the world in terms of worldwide sales, Nokia is quickly losing market share to its competitors. Many people, myself included, have said that switching to Android would be a good way to turn things around, but the Finns don't seem to agree.

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First Gmail app available from the Android Market

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As any hardcore email user can attest, Gmail is one of the best options out there for mail, and a Gmail app for Android would be hard to live without. Going forward with Android and Gmail individually, the Gmail team today released a new version for the Android Market.

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HTC Lexikon adds QWERTY to Droid Incredible

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From the Droid Incredible to the Droid X, the line of Google Android smartphones with Verizon has really put the carrier back on the map with some of the coolest smartphones on this side of the planet. This seems to be continuing with the pending release of the HTC Lexikon.

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Passwords stored in plain text on rooted Android smartphones

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With great power comes great responsibility. Maybe you should have been listening to Uncle Ben all along, because it seems that with great freedom comes great security risks too. That's because rooting your Android smartphone could reveal your "secure" passwords to just about anyone.

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Android-powered Motorola tablet wont make it for the holidays

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You can stop holding your breath now. The Motorola Droid 2 and Droid X are pretty impressive smartphones that make good use of the Google Android platform, but you shouldn't expect to have a Motorola Android tablet in your hands in time for the holidays.

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HTC Desire Z is a 720p QWERTY slider with Android 2.2

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There’s nothing more exciting than an entirely new slider phone running Android, the only problem is, its just about the same as every other one on the market. Despite its Android appeal, the HTC Desire Z is a beautiful looking handset, but not much of a game changer.

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HTC Desire HD (EVO 4G upgraded) unveiled

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The HTC Desire HD has been unveiled today, and it appears to be a slightly upgraded EVO 4G that will be for European and Asian markets.

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Google Android toting Acer Liquid E finally coming to Fido

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I'm not completely sure what Rogers is doing with the Fido brand these days, but it looks like the dog is becoming a mid-tier brand to fit between budget-minded Chatr and higher-end Rogers. This is further confirmed by the pending release of the Acer Liquid E smartphone with Fido.

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New HTC Android phones expected tomorrow

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The BlackBerry Torch is the newest device from RIM. The Galaxy S platform is highlighted at Samsung. So, what's new with HTC? The Android leader has an event planned for bright and early tomorrow morning to show us exactly what they have in store for us.

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Samsung Galaxy S Captivate training with Rogers begins, launch imminent?

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There's two parts to this story, let's start with what I feel is the more exciting bit. The Android lineup from Rogers Wireless is due for a serious upgrade in light of the cool devices hitting up Bell and Telus these days. Not to be outdone, it looks like the Samsung Galaxy S Captivate is almost ready for Canada's big red carrier.

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Motorola Defy Android smartphone is rugged, exclusively on T-Mobile

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Though Motorola doesn’t claim their DEFY is “rugged” they do say it is scratch and water resistant and dust proof; thanks in part to its out-of-the-box bumper solution.  Running Android 2.1, Defy has a 5-megapixel camera with flash, digital zoom and auto focus.  

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Samsung Galaxy Apollo to be $50 on plan with Telus

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Telus has announced that the Samsung Galaxy Apollo will hit their network, although no official date has been confirmed for the Android 2.1 smartphone.

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Gartner predicts Android to be number one by 2014

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Google Android has steadily been gaining market share since the initial introduction of the T-Mobile G1. With that said, the analysts at Gartner say this trend will continue for the next few years. And by 2013, Android could very well be the most popular smartphone OS in the world.

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