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Virgin Mobile's HTC One V Prepaid Android Phone is currently on sale for just $49.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $149.99. It features Beats Audio to bring you great sound, and you have access to your libraries, audio apps, and internet radio from one location. Product page.

Notable Features:
  • EVDO Rev A and WiFi.

  • Android 4.0.3 ICS.

  • HTC Sense 4.0A.

  • 5.0 Camera with LED Flash.

  • Beats Audio.

  • 3.7 inch capacitive display.
[via Amazon]

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GOgroove's Pal Bot Rechargeable Google Android Robot Speaker is currently being offered at only $19.99, originally priced at $69.99. It features dual side-firing drivers and a passive subwoofer to deliver rich and powerful audio for a premium listening experience. Product page. Continue reading for a video.

Notable features:
  • It's compatible with ANY & ALL devices equipped with a 3.5mm audio port.

  • Pal Bot has two Dual Drive stereo speakers that are paired with a Passive Subwoofer on the bottom of the speaker for an extra powerful audio experience.

  • Equipped with a long-lasting, rechargeable Lithium polymer battery, the speaker can handle up to 6 hours of use per charge with continuous audio playback at maximum output.

  • Design also features movable arms and glowing LED eyes that indicate the current battery status.
[via Amazon]

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You've heard what Apple fanboys say, now this video shows what diehard Android users have to say about their devices. It includes lots of comparisons, including better reception, faster hardware, bigger screen, etc. Continue reading to see more.

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From afar and up-close, this device may look like the iPhone 5, but it's actually the GooPhone i5. That's right, thanks to all the controlled leaks from Apple, phone manufacturers in China are already starting to produce knockoffs, with this particular model being Android-powered. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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Even to this day, all of the iPhone 5's specifications (larger display, higher-resolution camera, etc.) are still just rumors, and what better way to add to the speculation than with some amazing Android-powered smartphone concepts. We've rounded up five of the coolest for your viewing pleasure. First up, we have the ASUS ZenPhone, which is powered by Android 4.0 and boasts a quad-core 1.9-GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor as well as 32GB of onboard memory. Continue reading to see them all.

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The idea behind Ouya, an open-source Android game console priced at just $99, was so popular that in just 2-days, the Kickstarter project raised over $2.6-million. It "will run an Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core processor (just like the Nexus 7), 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage." Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Sharps' SH-06D Neon Genesis Evangelion smartphone could quite possibly be the coolest ever. It boasts a custom Android skin, 1.2-GHz dual-core processor, and a 4.5-inch display. No word yet on pricing or availability. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading to see it in-action.

Using it might be not be as functional and easy on the eyes as iOS or a stock build of Android is, but if you can train yourself to read those crazy Tokyoflash watches, a few days with the SH-06D be a cakewalk.
[via Dvice]

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Star Trek: The Next Generation's Captain Jean-Luc Picard can truly be considered a hipster, since he was using an Android phone even before they were cool, or could it be that technology has advanced so much in the future that classic gadgets, like the corded phone, become cool again. Click here to see more of today's most popular images, courtesy of Imgur.com. Continue reading to see "12 Drawings a Day", an animated diary.

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The Galaxy Nexus may look similar to the Samsung Galaxy S II, but that's where the similarities end. According to early reviewers, its 1.2-GHz dual-core processor felt faster than the S II. Video after the break. Click here for more pictures. Here's the bottom line:

Overall, we're thrilled with how the first ICS handset has turned out. It's understated, sleek, beautiful and packs a display that's destined to drop jaws.
[via Engadget]

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Ice Cream Sandwich has just been released, and Google / Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphone is soon to follow. This latest update ditches passwords "for facial recognition technology to unlock phones." Plus, there's an all-new photo editor and an improved keyboard. Continue reading for a hands-on video.

Siri isn't the only game in town. You'll be able to speak into the Galaxy Nexus and other Android 4.0 smartphones and type emails, SMS messages, and more with your voice with the text immediately appearing on the screen in front of you.
[via PC Mag]

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