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Android Powers NEC LifeTouch Note Netbook

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Android isn't just for smartphones and tablets anymore. If NEC has its way, you'll be wanting to get your hands on its Android-powered LifeTouch Note netbook too.

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AT&T Confirms February 22 Launch Date For Motorola ATRIX 4G

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The media darling of CES is almost ready for public consumption. It has now been confirmed by Big Blue that the Motorola ATRIX 4G will be made available through the usual retail channels starting on February 22nd. The price has been set at $199.99 on the usual two-year contract. That's a little more than earlier rumors pointing toward a $150 price point.

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New Huawei IDEOS Smart Devices Revealed At MWC

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You know, one company that has been quietly making a lot of headway in the last year or so is Huawei. It's been able to dig into the inexpensive market for Android smartphones and this trend continues with some unveilings at Mobile World Congress.

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Official: LG Optimus 3D Dual Camera Smartphone Revealed

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LG wasn't very good at keeping this phone a secret, so they've finally let the last bit of the cat out of the bag. The LG Optimus 3D may look like any other Android smartphone but it does 3D in more ways than one.

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ViewSonic ViewPad 10Pro Tablet Dual Boots Windows and Android + Dual Sim V350 Smartphone

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Maybe you've already decided that you don't want an iPad and you're not interested in webOS. That leaves you with Windows 7 and Android for your tablet needs, if you cannot choose between the two you might want the ViewSonic ViewPad 10Pro, then, since it sports a dual booting.

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Liquid Metal In Your Pocket – The Acer Liquid mt On Rogers

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The current Acer Liquid E is starting to look pretty dated next to its newer Android stablemates, so it's about time for an upgrade. We first saw the Acer Liquid Metal in November, but now it's back with a different name: the Acer Liquid mt. Because, you know, lower-case letters are cool.

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Telus going big with HTC Desire HD

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The original HTC Desire is getting replaced at Telus by the bigger and hotter HTC Desire HD. Sprint has been rocking the HTC EVO 4G for a while, it's good to see its GSM counterpart hit our shores too.

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Official: Sprint reveals Kyocera Echo dual screen Android smartphone

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The Kyocera Echo, to be sold exclusively through Sprint, is the only Google Android smartphone that comes with two touchscreen displays.

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Patched Froyo security flaw resurfaces in Gingerbread

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The notorious security flaw in Android 2.2's stock Internet browser, which allows remote access of files on your SD card to rogue websites, hackers and attackers who know the file path, has been patched on Android's new Gingerbread version of the OS.

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T-Mobile to sell Dell Streak 7 with 4G for $200 on contract

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Old Magenta has formally announced that the seven-inch slate will hit shelves this week for just $199.99. That’s assuming, of course, that you want one of those two-year contracts

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Concept “tube” phone swaps its guts with cartridges

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What if you could maintain the exact same outward appearance for your phone while completely upgrading its internals? Rogue designer Antoine Brieux is exploring precisely this idea with his HTC Tube smartphone concept.

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Google’s not a thief: Oracle code not in Android OS

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Google says that, above all else, it will do no evil. We've seen it tread into some gray waters already (as evidenced by cases like Google Books), but now it's possible that Google was an outright thief. Well, a virtual thief. And there's evidence to back it up.

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Froyo update for T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant is out, not OTA

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The Galaxy S line of smartphones from Samsung are pretty impressive. Unfortunately, the line happens to lag pretty far behind when it comes to getting Android updates. I guess you could say that it's better late than never?

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Leaked: Samsung Galaxy S Mini with 3.5-inch Super AMOLED

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Maybe you like the idea of owning one of the Samsung Galaxy S smartphones, but you don't want something so large an unwieldly. If that's the case, you might be pretty stoked to hear about the possibility of a Samsung Galaxy S Mini... as pictured here.

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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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