Sprint Drops Plan to Offer Google’s Nexus One

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Although Google announced only last month that Sprint would carry its Nexus One phone, the carrier has since retracted from that plan. Gizmodo reports that the carrier will instead focus its efforts on the upcoming HTC EVO 4G it will be launching this summer. Both devices are Android phones, but the EVO is arguably more full-featured and will take advantage …

Motorola Droid is Android’s Dominant Device [STATS]

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Mobile advertising network AdMob has released its metrics report for March 2010, taking a closer look at Google’s Android OS and its increasing share of the mobile market. The report also reveals that the Motorola Droid is the leading Android handset. The number of Android devices available as of March 2010 is vastly greater than the number available just seven …

HTC EVO 4G: Sprint’s First WiMAX Phone

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Sprint let some hot news fly at CTIA today: The first commercially available phone that will support the WiMAX next-generation cell network will be the HTC EVO 4G. It’s a powerhouse of a phone, running a 1GHz processor even more powerful than what’s under the hood of the Nexus One. While AT&T and Verizon quibble over 3G coverage, a new …

Opera Mini 5 Beta Comes to Android

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Opera Mini 5 Beta was first introduced about 5 months ago, but owners of Android-based smartphones had to wait until now to get their hands on Opera’s nifty mobile browser. This version is nearly identical to the Opera Mini 5 Beta for other handsets; biggest improvements are speed dial, tabbed browsing, password management and better optimization for touchscreen phones. Compared …