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ESPN The Magazine shows up HTC EVO 3D

I am too itchy to wait after knowing HTC EVO 3D is coming this summers to Sprint.This cool advertisement in ESPN The Magazine is doing its best to reinforce this news.The only bad thing regarding this is we don’t know when it will be released but the preorders are on there way so don’t miss it if you are as restless as me [ Via : androidcentral...

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ASUS shipping 100,000 Transformer Tablets In May,Another 200,000 in June

The great success of ASUS transformer tablets was followed by shortage in the supply as demand was way greater then the supply.It may be a case of anticipating the demand wrong.It was originally revealed that the company would only be shipping 10,000 units per month due to component shortages, but the spokesman David Change negate it. ASUS Plans to get 100,000 Transformer units in stores this month and they Plans to double these unit figures by June.It is said that the shortages are expected to end after June and they’ll be able to reach their original goal of 300,000 units a month in the middle of summer.No exact date has been mentioned when 100,000 units would make their way to store this month.So if you are waiting to grab one as soon as possible keep on checking the blogs and calling them. [Via : phandroid...

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Android continues the growing trend,Q1 share rises to 35% according to Canalys

Canalys, The Market research and analysis firm, recently released its worldwide country-level smartphone market data for Quarter 1 2011. According to these figure the shipment of worldwide smartphone grew with a rate of 83% for Q1 2001 compared with Q1 2010.Surprisingly Nokia’s market share dropped by 15% from 39% to 24% year over year. Apple’s share grew to 19%. There is no change in the top 5 vendors from Q4 2010 as Nokia, Apple, RIM, Samsung and HTC remain on the top 5. Interestingly HTC is now the leading Android vendor in the US and came in 2nd overall.Now that 4G is making its way, it will be interesting to see the trend over the next year. Canalys estimates that over 600,000 units of 4G devices were sold in Q1 2011. The same source also revealed that Android increases smart phone market share with 35% share.Android led the market for Q2 with 35.7 million units shipped which increased its share to 35%.It is important that android performance is boosted by not a single Vendor, but a number of vendors like HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony Ericsson and Samsung.Each of the member shipped over 3 million devices.Android remained the leading smart phone platform in the US for the third consecutive quarter, with a 49% share. Growing by well over 200%. [Via : talkandroid...

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Metro PCS Boosts Customers Through Android

It seems like android is a kind of golden stone that whoever touches it, becomes the Gold.What I mean is, Great android phones have already been given credit for boosting performance at major U.S. carriers.The classical example is bringing a complete turnaround for sprint.The amazing part is it seems like Metro PCS have also benefited from embracing Android based on the Quarter one 2011 earnings reported two days back. MetroPCS reveals that more than 725,000 net new customers from January to March.This figure account for a 21 percent increase in the number of MetroPCS customers in the previous 12 months. The other factors like no-contract, low-cost prices likely played an integral role in attracting new customers as well but the presence of new Android phones can’t be ruled out. CEO Roger D. Linquist said there was a “significant uptake of our Android smartphones” in Q1 2011, which helped power MetroPCS to a record-breaking quarter. Not only the new customers were increased ,but the rate at which contract customers leave a service, fell to 3.1 from 3.7.Now that’s  not a very impressive rate considering that Sprint had a 1.8 churn rate (the rate at which contract customers leave a service) but still it has reduced. [Via : androinica ]...

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