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Daily Deal: Unlocked Dell Venue GSM Phone on sale, now 50% off

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Yes, the upcoming Google Nexus 4 is a pretty amazing deal starting at just $299, but what if you want something even cheaper while still retaining that whole unlocked out of the box smartphone experience? Amazon has a pretty great deal on the Dell Venue Android smartphone, slashing the price in half and giving you an unlocked smartphone for less than $200.

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Dell Streak Gets Pentagon Approval

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The United States Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, has just approved the Dell Streak. Running the Android 2.2 OS, the Streak 5 has been officially certified by DISA. This secure mobile device will not be used to handle any top secret or classified information, but it will be used for certain secure communications like Facebook, twitter and forwarding chain letters to your DISA buddies.

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NEC Android Tablet gets Dual Display

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A rose by any other name? NEC showed off its LT-W Cloud Communicator a few months ago at CES and now the dual-screen Android tablet is re-emerging with a new name. Behold the NEC LifeTouch W Tablet. The Acer Iconia is the only dual screen tablet in town.

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Droid X2 Pre-Orders Begin at Verizon Wireless

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Bigger, better, faster than ever, the Motorola Droid X2 is set for a May 26 launch on Verizon Wireless. Pre-orders begin today, so if you were in the market for the Droid successor, wanted a 4.3-inch scratch-resistant, anti-reflective qHD Display packing an 8 MP camera with autofocus, HD Video recording, HDMI, all powered by a dual-core 1 GHZ CPU, this may be for you.

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Forget the Phone with Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 and 5.0

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Apple has the iPhone and the iPod touch. Samsung tried that with the Galaxy Player and now it's updating the line with a couple new phone-less multimedia devices. The Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.0 and Galaxy S WiFi 5.0 are exactly what you think they are.

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Nook Color Gets Official Android 2.2 Update

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The hacking and modding community has known about this little secret for a while: The Barnes & Noble Nook Color is one of the best and cheapest Android tablets you can get, assuming that you're willing to root it. Well, that last part no longer applies, because B&N has unleashed a true Android 2.2 update for its Nook Color.

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Kyocera Dual-Screen Android Echo Released

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As expected, Sprint is now offering the dual-screen Kyocera Echo to the Sprint customers in the US. The dual 3.5-inch WVGA touchscreens are obviously going to use alot of power, but when you've got two screens and your best bud has only one, who's worried about battery life? Right? Although the specs say you should get seven hours of talk-time, that's not going to be a whole lot of media and gaming action combined with that 1GHz QSD8650 Snapdragon processor.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Android 2.2 Tablet Review

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When the iPhone arrived on the scene it quickly rose to dominate the smartphone world. Then, Android came along and it has steadily increased its market share until it was king of the hill. In much the same way, the iPad is currently dominating the tablet world, but Android tablets are rising to the forefront too. The Samsung Galaxy Tab is a prime example of that.

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Preorders Start for Dual-Screen Kyocera Echo Android Smartphone from Sprint

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Early last month, we caught the official word about the Kyocera Echo. It's kind of like a Nintendo DS, except both displays are touchscreens and it just so happens to be an Android smartphone to boot. Now, you can preorder the device.

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Google Android Now Supports Adobe Flash 10.2

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Just about every manufacturer came out with an Android device at CES, they would quickly point out that their product offering could support Flash 10.1. Naturally, this is a direct pot shot at Apple and it seems that Google is stepping up its flashiness once more with support for Flash 10.2.

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REVIEW: Acer Liquid MT Android Smartphone

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You have a lot of choices when it comes to Android smartphones. There are some very appealing devices from the likes of Motorola, HTC, and Samsung, for example. Over at Rogers Wireless, they've recently released the Acer Liquid MT. As you can imagine, this is the follow-up to the Acer Liquid E.

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Samsung Galaxy Player in Four and Five-Inch Flavors for US Market

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Considering how much we use our smartphones these days, I'm totally less inclined to get a standalone media player. Then again, something like the iPod touch really is just an iPhone without the phone part. The Samsung Galaxy Player is much the same and it's almost ready for market.

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Froyo Update Could Make Motorola Milestone Slower?

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Do you have that old Motorola Milestone smartphone? Have you been anxiously waiting for Motorola to finally push out an Android 2.2 Froyo update for that thing? Well, it's finally here, but it may not be exactly what you want.

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Olivetti Releases Italy’s First Android Tablet: The OliPad

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Olivetti's new OliPad Android 2.2 tablet was released this week, and it's the first Android tablet from the Italian manfuacturer.

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Samsung Galaxy Pro Follows Motorola Droid Pro’s Example

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No, the aesthetic isn't quite the same, but it's obvious enough that the Samsung Galaxy Pro is very much following in the same footsteps as the Motorola Droid Pro that came out oh so long ago. It's an Android smartphone in bar form with a physical QWERTY keyboard and a small touchscreen display.

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