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Samsung Galaxy S II – now available in white from Bell

Samsung Galaxy S II

As if the Samsung Galaxy S II wasn’t already beautiful enough, Bell has now released it in white as planned. As Jerry will tell you, he’s a sucker for white devices and I’m sure a lot of others out there are as well. If you’ve been holding off and waiting, you can now pick one up for $ 150 on a 3-year contract or $ 600 without any contract.

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New myTouch devices outed straight from T-Mobile (Update)

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The myTouch family is growing. T-Mobile has put up the “Coming Soon” pages for two new myTouch devices on the official website (ahead of announcement). And boy, do these look good.

These bad boys are the T-Mobile myTouch (Black) and the T-Mobile myTouch Q (by LG). Sadly, not much is known about the specs for these devices, and much of what is reveled seems doubtful. As of  [Read More…]

‘Return of the Titans’ – CEOs from Sprint, Verizon and AT&T lead CTIA keynote

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From left, Sprint’s Dan Hesse, Verizon’s Dan Mead and AT&T’s Ralph De La Vega

Set your alarms, folks. We’re going to get a second dose of keynote awesomeness on Tuesday when the CEOs of Sprint, Verizon and AT&T all take the stage together for the opening keynote at CTIA in San Diego.

Think back to March, at the spring show. Just days before these joined CNBC’s Jim Cramer for a pretty frank  [Read More…]

HTC Rhyme now available from Verizon

HTC Rhyme

Seems not all that long ago the HTC Rhyme was nothng more then a rumor and now Verizon will gladly sell you one for $ 199 on a new 2-year contract. You get that fancy interactive charm to go along with it so it’s not all that bad of a deal, especially considering the package as a whole.

Nothing mind blowing can be found in the specs but that’s not what the  [Read More…]

9MM from Gameloft enters the Android Market

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I’ve always enjoyed third-person shooter games and Gameloft has now made available 9MM in the Android Market. If you’re into some pretend gang violence with a Scarface like tone to it then you’ll likely dig 9MM — as the story line goes:

You become John “Loose” Kannon, the leader of a special team of hardened cops that aren’t afraid to bend the law to clean up the streets. But when they kill  [Read More…]

Isis NFC mobile payment group gets backing from handset manufacturers

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Isis, a joint venture of Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile, has announced that the major hardware makers of Android  (and Windows 7) phones have climbed on board and will offer hardware that implements Isis’ NFC tech and standards.  The press release names LG, Motorola, HTC, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and BlackBerry manufacturer RIM as hardware partners, as well as DeviceFidelity to offer solutions such as NFC enabled memory cards for phones built without NFC hardware.   [Read More…]

Android 101: How to restrict certain apps from being downloaded from the Android Market

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Parental controls are a slippery slope on any platform. And make no mistake about it — your child will at some point find a way around any walls you erect. But if you still want to give it a go, you can set the Android Market to only allow apps or a certain “maturity level” to be downloaded to a device, also known as content  [Read More…]

A lucky reader gets a Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 early from Best Buy

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We just got this from a reader who wishes to remain anonymous — it’s his very own Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 courtesy of Best Buy (see our hands-on here).  It seems that his Tab 10.1 had a manufacturing defect, and when he went to Best Buy to return it they inadvertantly grabbed an 8.9-incher from the stockroom and handed it over.  We know Best Buy is already taking pre-orders for the slightly  [Read More…]

Borrow Books from the Local Library with new Amazon Kindle Feature

Amazon, making good on promises from back in the spring, has started up their library lending service for Kindle.  Beginning today, those of you with a Kindle or a phone/tablet with the free Kindle app can borrow books from your library.  These books can be found at more than 11,000 libraries across the United States and are checked out using the same library card you already own.  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S II Sprint Epic 4G Touch now available online from Sprint

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Despite having the longest name in smartphone history, the Samsung Galaxy S II Sprint Epic 4G Touch is  the first of the Galaxy S II devices to reach North America — you can hit up Sprint online and order one right now.  It’s going to set you back $ 199.99 and a two year agreement (or $ 499.99 if you buy it outright), but for that money you’re getting 1.2GHz of dual-core,  [Read More…]