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Analysis: Who gets the newest Android versions first?

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Donut. Eclair. Froyo. Gingerbread. Google Android is filled with all sorts of delectable treats, but not all phones are treated alike. Even when Google officially announces and releases a new version of its mobile operating system, you don't get to enjoy that new Android OS right away; you have to wait for the carrier and manufacturer to push it to you (unless you like unofficial ROMs). So, who reigns supreme in this regard?

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Gettin’ up close with Motorola’s CLIQ 2 at CES

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As you may have heard, this is the official follow-up to the original CLIQ and it'll be heading in the same magenta-hued direction of T-Mobile on January 19th. I went hands-on with the device and it's pretty much what you would expect with a 3.7-inch display, Android 2.2 Froyo, and the MOTOBLUR custom UI.

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4G booster to bring farmers up to speed

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Wilson Electronics is bringing some of that innovation a little closer to home with their announcement of a new product line of 4G signal boosters. The 4G AWS is the first product up for release and it boosts signals on the Advanced Wireless Service (AWS) spectrum band. It's intended for indoor installations, whether for home or office, and it will strengthen the connection range and also increase transfer speeds in places that are subject to a weaker signal.

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T-Mobile working on Android Sidekick?

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T-Mobile has gone grassroots to aid in the design of the newest Sidekick. Catapulting themselves into the user-feedback world of Twitter, they have asked their customers a very big question: “What would you like to see happen with Sidekick? Give us your wish list”. We were a little surprised to ...

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US T-Mobile Galaxy Tab hacked to make calls

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Of late, a move by Samsung has eliminated the option of making phone calls from all Galaxy Tab devices destined for the US market. While Galaxy Tab pieces built in Europe and elsewhere came with no such restrictions on either outgoing or incoming calls, American users were denied the luxury of making calls from their Galaxy Tab tablets.

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Overclocking a T-Mobile G2 (HTC Desire Z) to 1.344GHz

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Overclock shop talk usually happens around people with water-cooled desktop computers, but smartphones are no stranger to this realm either. You know that 800MHz processor under the hood of the T-Mobile G2? While the phone remains locked, they've figured out how to turbocharge that sucker up to 1.344GHz.

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HTC Desire Z Android phone bound for Bell Canada

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The Desire line of smartphones from HTC is, to put it bluntly, pretty darn desirable. We already knew that the Desire Z was making its way over to T-Mobile as the T-Mobile G2, but what about the poor syrup-suckers north of the 49th parallel? Well, yes, they can have that phone too.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab starting to sound expensive

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We already know that the Samsung Galaxy Tab is going to end up with T-Mobile, but the pricing is still up in the air. However, the latest rumors are pointing toward a price that could put the Android tablet a little out of reach for the average consumer. We're now hearing that the sale price is just $399. That's with a rebate and a data contract. Ouch!

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