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T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q Arrive August 8th

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The MyTouch series from T-Mobile is back with two new devices, a slate phone and a slideout QWERTY phone. These new phones are going to be manufactured by Huawei and will make their way into the hands of consumers tarting on the 8th of August for just $50, with a mail-in rebate of $50 as well.

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Samsung announces 4 new Galaxy phones and naming system

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Samsung has announced four new Galaxy Android-based devices, and has also come up with a new naming system for all Galaxy smartphones to simplify things for consumers. Or to make them more complicated. It really depends on how you look at it. The four new phones, the Galaxy W, Galaxy M Pro, Galaxy Y and Galaxy Y Pro, all run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and fall under the new naming system, or the “SRWMY” scale.

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Root exploit for Gingerbread paves way for GingerMaster malware

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A malicious piece of malware has been discovered for devices powered by Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread, giving the hacker the ability to take complete control of the smartphone remotely. Dubbed GingerMaster, this malware is hidden inside of an infected app. Once you boot that app and the exploit is launched, it gains root privileges, attempting to install a root shell into the system partition.

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HTC EVO 3D ships with Sprint, heading to Europe too

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All it takes is a tipping point. The iPhone represented a tipping point for touchscreen smartphones for regular consumers. The iPad represented a tipping point for the popularity of tablets. And perhaps the Nintendo 3DS (despite being bad for kids) represents the tipping point for glasses-free stereoscopic 3D. Joining the fray is the HTC EVO 3D, which starting shipping with Sprint in the United States earlier this week.

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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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