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Should you skip the new Motorola Droid 3 smartphone?

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The first Motorola Droid, which was also sold in a slightly altered version as the Motorola Milestone, was generally well received. It offered a powerful Android experience, came with a great slide-out keyboard, and had some decent hardware. Now that the Droid 3 has officially hit store shelves, you might want to buy it too... but should you wait?

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HTC Droid Incredible 2 Arrives at VZW for $200 on April 28

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The Droid Incredible 2 will land on Verizon Wireless April 28. We know the specs, a massive 4-inch Super LCD screen, 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, 8 megapixel camera and 768 MB of RAM is more powerful than most notebooks. HTC Sense will be skinned over top Android 2.2. The 3G smartphone will sell for $200.

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No More Contracts at Verizon (of the One Year Variety)

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Tired of signing those lengthy contracts just so that you can gain access to a subsidized phone or a cheaper monthly plan? Well, Verizon is unleashing some news for you next week. They're doing away with contracts! Well, no, not really. They're just getting rid of one-year contracts.

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Sprint To Compete Against Isis: NFC In 2011, Google Bank?

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NFC capable devices are ramping up and soon you will be able to wave your mobile at a teller to complete a purchase of goods. Sprint, the third largest wireless carrier in the US, has told Bloomberg they plan to beat AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon to the NFC game by launching as early as this year.

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Apple iPhone 5, To Be Or Not To Be Unveiled at WWDC

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On the one hand, we have tradition. Every year since the first iPhone was announced so many moons ago, Apple has shown off a new version of its touchscreen mobile phone every June. Without fail. Given this and the June timing of WWDC, it only makes sense that the next iPhone (whether its an iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, or whatever name they give it) would be unveiled this June too.

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Leaked: Motorola Targa, Droid X2, Droid 3 Android Smartphones

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Looking beyond the Droid Bionic and the Atrix 4G, Motorola already has more than a few more tricks up its sleeve. The most notable of today's leaks is a device called the Motorola Targa and she's quite the svelte little number.

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Tomorrow’s Apple iPad 2 Launch Day Details

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Before you grab your sleeping bag and comic books for a good night of sleeping outside the Apple Store, you might want to know a little bit more about the iPad 2 launch day details for tomorrow. For starters, you're not getting the iPad 2 first thing in the morning.

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Apple iOS 4.3 Released (But Not For Verizon)

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Ahead of the launch of the new iPad 2, Apple has officially pushed out iOS 4.3. The new iOS update will be supported by the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, newer iPod Touch devices, iPad, and iPad 2. That's the good news.

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Apple iPad 2 Launch Day: More Sales, Shorter Lines

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Are you looking forward to Friday so you can go and buy the new iPad 2? Well, there's some good news for both you and Apple. The good news for you is that shorter lines have been predicted for this launch compared to the first iPad. The good news for Apple is they're expecting stronger sales for this launch day too.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Destined For Verizon And Rogers

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We were all thumbs over the possibility of a PlayStation Phone for a very long time. We had the teaser stuff during the Super Bowl, but now Sony Ericsson has officially come forward with an official announcement for the Xperia Play.

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Palm Pre 2 finally available for pre-order through Verizon

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I've got some good news for all the Verizon subscribers in the audience. After all that waiting, the Palm Pre 2 is now available for your pre-ordering pleasure. Unfortunately, I have two bits of bad news for you too.

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Verizon Palm Pre 2 finally arrives on February 17

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The GSM version of the Palm Pre 2, both in its unlocked UMTS and its Rogers-locked form, has been making its way around for some time now, so where is the CDMA-friendly variant for Verizon?

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Verizon teases with limited-time $30 unlimited iPhone 4 data plan

Words are such funny things, especially in marketing. Here anything is possible, unlimited can have a limit, especially when it comes to a much sought after device. The Apple iPhone 4 will soon be gracing the shelves at Verizon Wireless and big red will offer a $29.99 unlimited wireless data package, but it won’t last long. According to Wall Street ...

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Motorola XOOM minimum advertised price pegged at $800

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If you were hoping that Motorola's Honeycomb-powered tablet would be able to undercut the pricing of the iEquivalent, you're going to be sorely disappointed. A leaked Verizon memo seems to indicate that the minimum advertised price (MAP) for the XOOM tablet is a cool $799.

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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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