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    In this video, we are taking a closer look at the software of the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch. There is a minor amount of bloatware included, but at least some of it can be uninstalled. The new Motion based activities are useful, and the general UI is very snappy. The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch is available from Sprint for $199 with a two year contract.

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    In this video, we are taking a closer look at the hardware of the Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch. As one of the most highly anticipated devices to arrive in the US, will Sprint be able to pull in new users and keep existing ones on its network with this device? Battery 1800mAh Li-Ion Talk time 8.72 hours Dimensions 5.11 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches Display 4.52" Super AMOLED Plus with a 480x800 resolution Weight 4.60 oz Processor 1.2Ghz dual-core Samsung Exynos Memory 16GB Internal, 1GB RAM Camera 8MP w/flash rear camera (1080P video capture) 2MP front-facing camera Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi, WiMAX, ...

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    Battle lines have been drawn, and the device manufacturers are trying hard to recruit new members to their ranks. In this video, we take a closer look at the software of the Motorola Photon 4G for Sprint. A winner or loser once the fight is done? You'll have to watch to see. The Motorola Photon 4G is available from Sprint for $199 with a two year contract.

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    The Samsung Galaxy S II is one of the most highly anticipated devices to arrive in the US, and Sprint is the first to receive it in the form of the Epic 4G Touch. With a massive 4.52 inch Super AMOLED Plus screen, a 1800mAh and a Samsung Exynos dual-core 1.2GHz processor - the phone certainly looks to be quite the powerhouse. The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch is available from Sprint for $199 with a two year contract starting on September 16th. First impressions - Bright and beautiful display - No included microSD card - Lightweight and comfortable

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    Watch this week's Android revolution as we go through what's hot and what's not inside the world of Google's Android Project. In today's show we go through all the recent Android smartphone announces which include the LG Optimus Hub, the Galaxy Y line of smartphones for Vodaphone UK, the Xperia Play reaching AT&T and even some deals on the Sprint Epic 4G Touch. We talk about the recent invitation HTC sent for a September 20th event where we expect that lots of our recent leaks will see the light of day in new Android offerings for the fall line-up. We go through a long list of leaks, that ...

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    Thanks to some early pics of the hardware, we've known about the HTC Kingdom since this past spring. While at first there was some confusion as to whether the phone might be a new Thunderbolt, or possibly a carrier-branded version of the EVO 3D, time revealed more and more specs until we were able to get a more solid understanding of the handset. More recently, we've heard that the Kingdom would be landing on Alltel as the HTC Acquire, and at Sprint as the EVO Design 4G. Now we can add one more name to that list, as it appears the Kingdom will also be coming to US Cellular as the HTC Hero ...

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    Virgin Mobile looks like it will be getting a much-needed dash of Gingerbread in the near future, thanks to the reveal of the JukeB Android handset manufactured by TCT Mobile. The JukeB features an exposed QWERTY keyboard; Virgin already has handsets the like of the Samsung Intercept with a QWERTY slider, but so far lacks an Android with this Droid-Pro-like form factor. It doesn't take too much of an imagination to guess that the JukeB is going to be promoted with an emphasis on music. As of now, though, the details on any such arrangement are still unknown, so we can't tell if this means ...

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    The fight continues for the hearts and minds of today's phone consumers. In this video, we take a closer look at the hardware of the Motorola Photon 4G for Sprint. Thus far, impressions are very favorable, with some caveats. Is it enough to cause users to defect over to Sprint? We shall see. Battery 1700 mAh Li-Ion Talk time 10 hours Dimensions 2.6" x 5.0" x 0.5" Display 4.3" qHD Capacitive Touchscreen Weight 5.6 oz Processor 1 GHz NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 Dual Core Processor Memory 16GB Internal, 1GB RAM Bluetooth, WiFi, WiMAX, CDMA, GSM The Motorola Photon 4G is available from Sprint for $199 ...

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    We first learned of the Motorola Photon 4G, and all its angular lines, when the manufacturer announced late last spring that the Android smartphone would be making an eventual appearance on Sprint. Sure enough, by the end of July, the Photon was upon us. While the Photon continues to have a home at Sprint, its twin is about to arrive at U.S. Cellular, as the Motorola Electrify. The name change aside, the Electrify is the same ol' Photon 4G we're familiar with. That means it will keep the 4.3-inch qHD display (and unfortunate PenTile arrangement), same dual-core 1GHz Tegra 2 processor, and ...

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    We've been hearing many rumors about an upcoming Sprint-bound iPhone. Some of them were waved-off while others looked to be more solid; according to the latest one, Sprint is allegedly installing repeaters at Apple locations, possibly in preparation for the next iPhone. "The electrical contractor that I work for is contracted to install Sprint "repeaters" at The Domain. There is a Apple Store at The Domain. One of the "repeaters" is to be installed INSIDE the Apple Store. There is to be a total of 5 "repeaters" installed. The equipment is CDMA and 4G (Sprint)". The above comes from an ...

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    A leaked document from a source within Best Buy has the stores preparing for Sprint iPhone 5 preorders as early as the first week of October. Later updates also mention that the preorders could begin this month for official sales during the first week of October also. Since this still falls under the rumor category, we'll assume that the possibility of an announcement this month for sales to begin next month makes more sense. This is good news for those that have been anticipating the next generation iPhone, and also for those who've waited four years to see it reach Sprint's network. ...

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    We first spotted Samsung's SPH-M930 earlier this summer. A QWERTY slider, it was badged for eventual arrival at Boost Mobile. While it's yet to make a formal appearance on the carrier, it looks like preparations are nearly ready to go for the smartphone to debut as the Samsung Transform Ultra. The Transform Ultra will join the Samsung Prevail on Boost, making it the second Android option for the carrier. With the Prevail still on Froyo, this will be the first Gingerbread Android for Boost. While the Transform Ultra looks like a mid-tier device, the specs we're hearing for it now are at ...

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    There have been many rumors about the upcoming Apple-phone, some referring to hardware, others to release dates but we're still not 100% sure when the next iPhone will be released and what it's exact hardware specs will be. A developer of some of the most popular iOS apps has approached Techcrunch and, while asking for anonymity, confirmed that the next iPhone will be a GSM/CDMA world phone. The person sent in some logs which reportedly show app registrations from a new Apple-phone, running iOS 5. Different persons running the same hardware but with different mobile network codes and ...

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    Leaked images of a Wintek factory in charge of building iPhone screens in the past shows factory workers building screens that could only resemble that of an iPhone. Sadly it's hard to tell if these are typical iPhone 4 screens or if they do belong to the iPhone 5. Our guess is that these are iPhone 5 screens because of the larger shape of the home button. We still don't know if the home button will be capacitive or a real hardware button as we currently have, but what we have heard is that it will be bigger. We're not sure if the factory worker in the picture is male or female to make out ...

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    Users of the HTC Thunderbolt have waited long and hard for their Gingerbread update, and as of today, things seem closer than ever. Build number 2.07.605.0 has just been leaked to the masses, and even though it isn't the final version we'll get baptized by Verizon, it's an official build from HTC, as opposed to the test builds that have been around in the past. Sadly, as with everything that doesn't reach our hands from an official source, we can't guarantee that this update will allow you to later pick up the official build once it becomes live. If you simply can't wait, and don't mind ...

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    In 2009, Motorola and Verizon announced the original Droid -- a highly popular device which kicked off, thanks to Verizon's Droid campaign, a revolution in which not only geeks had Android phones. The Droid 3 is the latest model in the line, and we have the review for you. It still has the Motorola Droid "tail", and a slide out keyboard, but more has changed than has remained the same. How does it compare to its Droid siblings? Read on for the full review! BOX CONTENTS Other than the phone, the Droid 3 box contains very little in the way of accessories. Manuals, a sync cable, and a USB ...

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    Update: the Market comparison shown here turns out to be the new Google Market skin which, for some unknown reason, appeared on this device out of the box vs the original unboxed device. While Verizon still has some of it's bloatware installed, overall the Droid 3 from Motorola runs smoothly and efficiently. Bing has not been installed by default, and you can even remove some of the 3rd-party default apps. As for Motorola's mini-Blur? It's stable, easy to use, and snappy - which for basic Android users is going to be a big plus. The Motorola Droid 3 is available from Verizon for $199 with ...

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    The Verizon Fascinate was the last Samsung Galaxy S variant to hit the U.S. market and so far the carrier is doing its best to keep the phone up to date with software updates, even though some of them introduced problems for some users. Apparently, as of this week, Verizon is listing the phone with a "retired" label. Looking at the screen capture above you'll see the red watermark embedded all over the device page. It says the phone is retired and thus it has already been removed from the carrier's online store. Given the popularity of the Galaxy S and its variants, it's just normal that ...

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    The Samsung-made Google Nexus S is the Google phone of the moment offering the best Android experience. It is available on AT&T, T-Mobile and the Nexus S 4G is on Sprint. Fancy this phone on any of these carriers? Best Buy has got you covered! You can get a Google Nexus S for free on either carrier if you grab it taking advantage of Best Buy's one-day sale. The offer is valid for both a new phone or an upgrade purchase with two year activation and it ends on August 3, at 11:59 p.m. CT. Head over to a Best Buy or Best Buy Mobile specialty store to get your free Nexus S or head online at ...

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    HTC has launched the Wildfire S, refresh to the original Wildfire, with the occasion of this year's MWC in Barcelona and the phone has since passed FCC en-route to AT&T as well as T-Mobile -- even wearing the carrier logo. It now appears that the mid-range Taiwanese phone has visited the Commission again, this time showing off its CDMA support. Taking into consideration that the leaked U.S. Cellular rebate form mentioned the Wildfire S, we wouldn't be surprised to see the phone on the carrier soon, and who knows, maybe even on other network operators line-up too! With its single core ...

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    Even with a dual-core processor (allowing for even power-hungry applications to run more efficiently), dual-band and bright 4-inch qHD display, the Droid 3 has a very acceptable battery life (especially compared to 4G devices). While a little heavier than most keyboard phones, it is the slimmest we've seen thus far. Certainly a welcome upgrade in the Droid line. It isn't without problems, however. Even though it is easily viewable in bright sunlight, the PenTile display colors are washed out, and there is noticeable pixelation, especially with text and scrolling. Noticeably absent from the ...

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    In 2009, Motorola and Verizon announced the original Droid. A highly popular device which really kicked off, thanks to Verizon's Droid campaign, a revolution in which not only geeks had Android phones. The Droid 3 is the new successor to the line, and we have the unboxing for you. It still has the Motorola Droid "tail", and a slide out keyboard (which seems a little stiff), plus a dual-core processor. The Motorola Droid 3 is available from Verizon for $199 with a two year contract. First impressions - Feels comfortable in-hand (smoothed corners, soft-touch plastic back) - Pentile display ...

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    Jefferies & Co. analyst Peter Misek already mentioned that we could see Apple's next iPhone on T-Mobile and Spring too, besides AT&T and Verizon and next up is Piper Jaffray analyst Chris Larsen who thinks alike. According to Larsen, "the most noteworthy change could be the device's ability to run on more networks, specifically Sprint and T-Mobile in the U.S.". It would be imperative for Apple to consider spreading its product on as many networks as possible and getting T-Mobile plus Sprint on-board for the next iPhone could increase Apple's addressable market by 30 percent, according to ...

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    Last week, we saw Motorola's Photon 4G on Sprint WiMAX get its FCC certification, a month after the smartphone was first announced. That set us up to expect the phone's release in the coming weeks, and sure enough, Sprint has finally announced the Photon's launch details, coming out on July 31 for about $200 on-contract. Like other recent Sprint launches, subscribers who qualify for the carrier's Sprint Premier program, by being a long-term customer or meeting certain monthly spending goals, will have the opportunity to order the Photon 4G a few days in advance, able to purchase the ...

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    A few weeks ago we got news of some of LG's Android smartphones headed to a couple of the smaller US carriers. One of those was the MS910, a MetroPCS version of the VS910, AKA LG Revolution on Verizon LTE. While there's still no official word on the phone, we now have our hands on a whole bunch of pictures showing off the MS910 with MetroPCS branding, as well as a rumored release window. The MS910, going by the code name Bryce, looks like it will be largely identical to the Revolution. That means the same 4.3-inch WVGA display, front-facing camera, 512MB of RAM, and 1GHz Snapdragon. One ...

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