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JR is a syndicated writer who regularly appears in PCWorld, Computerworld, InfoWorld, and places that serve custard. He's the author of the Android Power blog and the co-founder of eSarcasm.

Motorola Droid 2: Your Guide to Verizon's Next Android Phone

Verizon's Motorola Droid 2 Android phone is widely expected to launch this week, and while the companies are keeping pretty quiet about the device, there's no shortage of unofficial information available.

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Top 10 Funniest Tech Videos From Around the World

The U.S. hasn't cornered the market on funny tech ads. This is one virtual world tour you won't want to miss.

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Droid X Will Get Froyo 'By Early September,' Motorola Says

A Motorola employee stated that the Droid X would receive the Android 2.2 upgrade "by early September."

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Android Explosion: 6 New Products That Aren't Smartphones

Android is growing like crazy, and smartphones are just the start. From TVs to high-tech remotes and microwaves, here are six new Android-powered products coming soon to a store near you.

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Nexus One no more? Think Again

The Nexus One will have a second life as Google's official Developer Phone, allowing Android developers to buy the phone directly from Google, unlocked and not tied to a carrier.

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Google: Android Wallpaper Apps Were Not Security Threats

Google has just finished its investigation into alleged "data-mining" Android wallpaper apps and found they were doing nothing that put users at risk.

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What Is Microsoft's New Mystery Product?

Microsoft is teasing some sort of new top-secret touch-oriented product. Can you figure out what it is?

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Stupid Mobile Tricks: 7 Stories of Smartphone Horror

If the word "smartphone" has ever struck you as ironic, you aren't alone. Thank your lucky stars these horrors didn't happen to you

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Reality Check On Those 'Data-Mining' Android Apps

The truth about those 'data-mining' Android apps is a bit more mundane than recent headlines would suggest.

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Droid Does Froyo: Your Guide to This Week's Android 2.2 Upgrade

Verizon's Motorola Droid is finally getting its Froyo fix this week. Here's a quick refresher on what you can expect once Android 2.2 invades your phone.

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HTC EVO 4G to Get Android 2.2 Next Week

It's official: Sprint will begin rolling out the Android 2.2 upgrade to EVO users on Tuesday, August 3.

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Motorola vs. Apple: Who's the Better Mudslinger?

Apple and Motorola have started slinging mud as both attempt to dominate the smartphone market.

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Can Ask.com's New Search Strategy Work?

Ask.com hopes it's found the answer to increasing its market share -- and no, the plan doesn't involve a butler named Jeeves.

Make the Most of Android Messaging

Whether you need to communicate via e-mail, social network, or instant message, Android can make it happen.

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Microsoft's New Slogan: Hey, It Could Be Worse

Microsoft's new slogan may be a bit on the strange side, but it's not nearly as bad as some of the company's past attempts at creating catchphrases.