Just a quick heads up that if you buy the Verizon Galaxy Nexus directly from Samsung, ol' Sammy's gonna throw in a free 2100 mAh extended battery and battery door. That's with a two-year contract, of course, and the phone itself costs $299. Use the link below if you're in the market.
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Just a quick heads up that the Android Central Forums app is now available in the Amazon Appstore, for those of you who roll like that. It's all the same incredible forums content you get right here on the site, packaged in a handy free application. If you're rocking a Kindle Fire, it works just fine on that bad boy, too.
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Here we go, folks! Sprint and HTC are sending out invites to a little get-together on April 4 in New York City. We're invited to "experience their latest collaboration." Sprint CEO Dan Hesse will be there, as well HTC President Jason Mackenzie. And, you know, we'll be there, too. So now it's a party.
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Just a quick heads up that our fearless leader Phil will be on TWIT's All About Android show tonight at midnight GMT, 8 p.m. EDT and 5 p.m. PDT. He'll be joining Jason Howell, Eileen Rivera and Ron Richards for the latest in Android news, apps and whatever else ends up breaking before the show begins. Hit the link below to watch it live!
The hottest Android tablet since, well, ever has got to be the ASUS Transformer Prime. Pick your reason why. The great build quality. The Tegra 3 4-PLUS-1 quad-core processor (that's the one with the fifth battery-saving core we've talked about before.) Or maybe it's because of the awesome optional keyboard dock, that basically turns the whole thing into an Android tablet. Or maybe it's because...
We're not looking to name names here, nor will we come to your house and shame you. (Probably.) But let's face it, more than a few of you Android faithful likely will be buying iPads in the coming days. So let's hear it. And if anyone wants to explain themselves, the comments are wide open.
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The Virgin Mobile Venture is now official, a day after it went up for preorder. The phone is manufactured by Alcatel and is going for $99. It's got a 2.7-inch touchscreen and full QWERTY keyboard, a 2MP camera and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It's got the Virgin Mobile version of the Sprint ID pack, so you can theme it out in a number of ways.
Been getting e-mails from a bunch of you folks this morning saying that Verizon's data network is again struggling. Doesn't look like it's a nationwide outage, which is good, but we've heard from enough of you, suggesting that this may be a thing. So who's having issues, and where are you?
Motorola has announced that the Atrix 2 Android smartphone (read our full review) is now available on Telecom in New Zealand. You can snag it for $299 on a two-year, $100-a-month plan, or $799 outright. It's got 10 EA games available for download, including: Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, Need for Speed Shift, Dead Space, EA SPORTS FIFA 10, THE GAME OF LIFE, MONOPOLY, The Sims 3, Tetris, Worms and...
The Google Play Store has been updated to Version 3.4.7. We repeat: The Google Play Store has been updated to Verison 3.4.7. You folks on Motorola phones can now hit that secondary store link in your app drawer without fear of failure.
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Whether you're new to Android smartphones or are a seasoned veteran looking to move up to the latest and greatest, T-Mobile's current roster of devices has something for everyone. From large screens to larger screens, with some of the best cameras in the business. Here's a look at T-Mobile's lineup, all powered by T-Mobile's 4G network:
Google Currents so far has survived the Google Play rebranding. (Play Currents?) So now's as good a time as any to check in and see how it's doing. And at the time of this writing, Android Central has an astounding 198,000 subscribers.
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If you're lucky enough to be at Mobile World Congress next week in Barcelona, be sure to swing by the Google booth -- more like the Google hall, really. El Goog just gave us a look at the cool little logo pins it'll be giving out this year. Anyone have a favorite?
Motorola today announced that the keyboard clad Pro+ wis now available in Chile, and the the touchscreen-only Spice XT can be found in Argentina. The Pro+ sports that four-row keyboard for those who have to keep their thumbs typing, and it's got a 3.1-inch display on top of it. The Spice XT has a 3.5-inch HVGA display running Android 2.3 Gingerbread with an 800MHz processor. Argentina saw the...