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XDA member gets cease and desist letter from Android OEM tracking software maker, fights back with help from EFF


An XDA-recognized developer TrevE (Trevor Eckhart) received a cease and desist letter from Carrier IQ, a company that produces software that allows OEM manufacturers of Android devices to track everything consumers do on their smartphones. Carrier IQ’s software is embedded at the kernel level in devices made by the likes of Samsung, HTC, and several others, and collects usage information without the user knowing of its existence, let alone the ability to opt-out of  [Read More…]

Over 20 different phones from Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and Sprint, all available for free right now from RadioShack


Looking for a new Android phone this holiday season? You could wake up early on Black Friday and fight the traffic to score some sweet deals or you could avoid the craziness and head over to one of the 4,600+ RadioShack locations right now. Through Wednesday, November 23rd, RadioShack has over 20 different phones from Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and Sprint, all available for free with upgraded or new 2-year contract.

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Documents to Go is today’s free app from Amazon

Documents to Go

While it’s easy to overlook the Amazon Appstore’s daily free app picks, we’d be remiss if we failed to mention this one: Documents to Go, the powerful document editing app, is today’s featured freebie. Regularly priced at $ 14.99, Dataviz’s full productivity suite can edit and create Word, Excel, and Powerpoint documents, and can also read PDF files. The full version offers customization options and syncing with your Google Docs and your  [Read More…]

The Woz gets his Galaxy Nexus (and a t-shirt) a bit early from Google

Teh Woz

Steve Wozniak, considered by many to be the real brains behind Apple’s early success in the desktop computer business and an all-around cool fellow, is seen leaving some mysterious Google campus building today.  Word is he received a Galaxy Nexus and an Ice Cream Sandwich T-shirt from the boys and girls in Mountain View, and it looks like he’s ready to defend them from fans and press with a short right hook  [Read More…]

Express from Sprint brings Android 2.3 and QWERTY keyboard for just $19.99

Express from Sprint

Sprint’s taken the wraps off the awkwardly named Express from Sprint. And just as we first showed you a few weeks ago, you’re looking at a physical QWERTY keyiboard with center jog wheel, a 2.6-inch touchscreen, and Android 2.3. It’s got a 3.2MP camera ’round the back, a 1500 mAh battery and can serve as a 3G Wifi hotspot for up to five devices. And, yes, it looks like a BlackBerry.

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Video: Samsung Galaxy Nexus new commercial, how-to videos, and official tech specs from Google

galaxy nexus

We know many of you have gone from excitement and anxiety to just plain upset. You want that shiny Samsung Galaxy Nexus in your hands already. So do we, and the waiting just doesn’t seem to end. To make your day a bit brighter (and to remind you that the phone is still coming soon), Google has just revealed some new videos and official tech specs straight from its  [Read More…]

Vscreens from Sony Ericsson brings your mobile photos to bigger screens

Android Central

An interesting new application hit the Android Market today from Sony Ericsson which allows you to easily share content from your Android smartphone to a bigger screen via a web browser.

Called vscreens, the app is currently in beta but despite being a Sony Ericsson product, they claim it should work with all Android smartphones running 2.1 and above.

The idea is relatively simple. Download the free app from  [Read More…]

Droid RAZR now available from Best Buy Mobile

Droid Razr

It’s 11-11-11, and in addition to it being available at the carrier stores and Amazon, Best Buy Mobile’s now carrying the Motorola Droid RAZR with a couple options for purchase. You can get it with a new or renewed two-year contract for $ 299, or you can buy it outright for $ 799.

Order the Motorola Droid RAZR now from Best Buy Mobile


Motorola Droid RAZR now available from Verizon Wireless

Android Central

It’s time. You no doubt already know Motorola has brought back the RAZR brand, this time as the Motorola Droid RAZR and chances are you read our complete review if you were in any way interested in this device and if not — you really should.

Now though, is the time to get your own. The Motorola Droid RAZR is now available on the Verizon Wireless website and ready to be shipped to you.  [Read More…]

Express from Sprint set to ship Nov. 18?

Express from Sprint

Not quite sure exactly what we’re looking at here, but according to the latest version of the internal Sprint Playbook, it’s the Express, it’s running Android 2.3, and it’s coming Nov. 18 via direct shipping. In addition to the obvious BlackBerry-esque keyboard, it’s got a 2.6-inch touchscreen, a 600 MHz processor, Sprint ID, a 3.2MP camera and 1500 mAh battery. It’ll go for just $ 19.99 after two-year contract and $  [Read More…]