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Samsung Galaxy Tab drops to $299 on contract with Sprint

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Even though it hasn't been out for all that long, it seems that the price is starting to take some mild dips on the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Maybe this is because we're in the wake of an Android tablet overload from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Whatever the case, Sprint has lowered the price on the 7-inch tablet to $299.

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Lenovo IdeaPad U1 marries Android with Windows in 10-inch hybrid slate

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Las Vegas has seen its share of uncommon and strange weddings over the years, but at CES 2011 Lenovo is playing technology matchmaker with their new Android-slate/Windows-PC hybrid.

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Archos 70 Internet tablet with Android, 250GB hard drive

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The tablet market has really started to heat up this year, but Archos has been doing this kind of thing for years already. Trying to remind you of its pedigree while still offering something new and exciting is the Archos 70 Internet tablet. For starters, it runs on Google Android.

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Samsung Galaxy Player to rival iPod touch at CES 2011

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An Apple iPhone with the phone module ripped out is basically an iPod touch. So, what happens when you take the Samsung Galaxy S and remove the phone part out of that? Apparently, it's the up and coming Galaxy Player.

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Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate getting Froyo before year’s end?

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There aren't too many days left in 2010, but Verizon subscribers may be getting a tasty little treat before they see Snooki drop in a ball in Times Square. If you happen to have a Samsung Fascinate, you could be getting the Android 2.2 Froyo update in the next few days.

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Hands-on with Lenovo LePad and U1 Hybrid dock

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It has been almost one whole year since we last heard of the Lenovo U1 and it's only now that a real "hands-on" is being provided? Yes, I was able to fondle the alpha-level device at CES 2010, but it wasn't exactly market ready.

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Meizu M9: High quality iPhone 4 knockoff with Android 2.2

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You may remember the Meizu M8 from a couple of years ago. When it came to Chinese-sourced iPhone knockoffs, it was one of the most impressive. That's not to say that it was anywhere close to being a top-tier phone, but the Meizu M9 is sounding even more impressive. The M9 is like an iPhone 4 to the M8's iPhone 3G. So to speak.

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B&N Nook Color gets upgraded to true tablet PC status?

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When it comes to the world of e-book readers, the Barnes & Noble Nook Color is a fairly unique breed. That’s because it’s really running Android under the hood, making it one of the cheapest Android “tablets” available on the market. B&N has been selling it as an e-reader, but it seems that the device’s status is getting upgraded. How ...

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Pre-rollout Android Market hack available for 2.2+ devices

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With the new Android Market screenshots floating about, it's hard not to wan't to get in on some of that action. If you've already rooted your device and are running 2.2 or above, then Android Market version 2.2.6 is just within reach.

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Android and iPhone get Google Instant search

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Google Instant is now available on iPhone OS 4.0+ and Android 2.2 (Froyo). In case you are not familiar, Google Instant starts to provide search suggestions (and results) as you type in your target search term

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Official: Every Samsung Galaxy S to get Froyo update November

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The Samsung Galaxy S Captivate is only showing up at Rogers Canada now, but the platform is available on all four major carriers in the United States. But it needs some new firmware and it seems that update is finally coming down the chute. Want to get in on some Froyo action?

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Dell Thunder Android smartphone prototype “leaked”

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Dell has already been pretty successful with the whole home computer business, capturing interest in netbooks, notebooks, and desktops alike. But that's not enough. They want more. That's why the Dell Thunder and the Dell Streak are so intriguing. They both represent monumental leaps in design over, say, the Dell Axim line of old.

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Surprise, Flash 10.1 shown to slow down Android 2.2, dramatically

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There's been a debate whether or not Adobe Flash would be suitable for the mobile environment, its a big issue in our realm. So how else do you determine such a thing with all this industry bias in our way? How about running some good hard tests? Well, here they are, first speed tests of Android 2.2 and Flash 10.1. And unfortunately with Flash, it's sluggish and choppy according to PocketNow who tested a Nexus One running Android 2.2, against an iPhone 3GS and Opera Mobile 10 on an HTC HD2.

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