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Ice Cream Sandwich allows you to hide apps – but so does the Motorola RAZR

Ice Cream Sandwich allows you to hide apps – but so does the Motorola RAZR

There's a new feature in Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich that has quite a few people having a heard attack with glee - the ability to "hide" applications that you'd otherwise not be able to get rid of. These apps are generally calls bloatware because they're added to the basic build of the device and cannot be deleted by the user (unless of course they hack the device.) What this new function will bring is the ability to shut these apps out of your device ALMOST entirely - save for the amount of space they take up in a very rudimentary sense. What you might not know is that both the Motorola DROID RAZR and the DROID BIONIC both have this ability already - no Ice Cream Sandwich required!

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Motorola DROID RAZR: what we’ll see tomorrow

Motorola DROID RAZR: what we’ll see tomorrow

Earlier today we were given a few more clues as to what we'll be seeing at the big Motorola news conference tomorrow in New York City - a device by the name of DROID RAZR now seems rather likely, a new crowned king of Verizon LTE devices, soon to be in our hands. But what have we gathered as far as specifications go? How big is the display, what's going on with the camera, and what sort of processor is inside? And most importantly, will the full package equal a device that's going to entice those who also have had the choice of picking up a dual-core smartphone from Motorola since early this year with the original Atrix, the USA's first dual-core smartphone?

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iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S II vs HTC Sensation vs DROID BIONIC vs G2x

iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S II vs HTC Sensation vs DROID BIONIC vs G2x

Now that we know what Apple is offering for this holiday season in the iPhone range, it's time we compare the device (the iPhone 4S) to the most comparable Android devices. This means, of course, that we've got to hit up each of the greatest dual-core processor creators for the platform, and with them the latest and best devices running on them. What follows is an exploration of what the best from both of these major players in mobile computing can offer. Let the fight begin!

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DROID BIONIC pumped up by Clay Matthews, Simon Cowell, faux Natalie Portman [Videos]

DROID BIONIC pumped up by Clay Matthews, Simon Cowell, faux Natalie Portman [Videos]

What you've got here is a couple of commercials straight off the cutting room floor at Verizon, both of them supporting the DROID BIONIC, aka the world's first dual-core smartphone that also supports their 4G LTE network. The first of these uses NFL player Clay Matthews and an NFL Mobile app and the second uses television personality Simon Cowell and his failing talent judgement show X Factor. Do these ads titillate you into wanting the BIONIC, or was it the Natalie Portman lookalike with the epic Lance Henriksen doing the background voice?

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ARCHOS 80 G9 Review [Video]

ARCHOS 80 G9 Review [Video]

It's time for the G9 series of Android tablets from ARCHOS, a Texas Intstruments OMAP4 dual-core 1GHz processor toting set of unique-looking pieces of hardware set to hit the streets of North America soon. What we've got here is the smaller of the two, the 80, the more enticingly sized tablet while the 101 version, at 10.1 inches, sits kindly in a stream of 10.1-inched tablets that appears never-ending. Both tablets have essentially the same set of specs, other than the screen size, so come with us here on a journey that'll reveal what you'll be getting out of either.

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Motorola ATRIX 2 Leaked Photos and Details

Motorola ATRIX 2 Leaked Photos and Details

Inside the halls of Motorola, the second coming of the ATRIX, also known as the Motorola Edison, is upon us. This follow-up to the first dual-core processor-toting device to hit the shores of the United States has an upgraded dual-core processor (likely a 1.2 or 1.5 GHz OMAP4 chip from Texas Instruments), WONT be an LTE device, and will have an 8-megapixel camera on the back. Will this curved-glass front-having dual-core monster be able to compete with the current onslaught of alternate dual-core Androids? Only time, and AT&T's selection of said devices, will tell!

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DROID BIONIC Review

DROID BIONIC Review

Smartphone users are a demanding lot. Give them the latest version of Android, big displays and 4G LTE connectivity, and they ask for a dual-core processor as well. Until now it's been too much to ask of Verizon, but all that changed with the arrival of the much-anticipated DROID BIONIC by Motorola this week. Announced back at CES in January and then variously updated and delayed since, Verizon promises that this is the fastest 4G phone around. Is this finally the LTE Android to satisfy speed-freaks? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Droid Bionic now on sale at Verizon for $299, Amazon for $179

Droid Bionic now on sale at Verizon for $299, Amazon for $179

The long overdue Motorola Droid Bionic has finally gone on sale today and this powerful dual-core Android smartphone is heading to Verizon's 4G LTE network priced at $299.99. But before you run to your nearest Verizon store, you might like to know that the handset can be had for much less. As always, Amazon is offering a big discount, pricing the device at only $179.99 with a new two-year contract.

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DROID BIONIC on sale now

DROID BIONIC on sale now

After months of anticipation, Verizon Wireless has finally put the DROID BIONIC by Motorola up for sale today. Priced at $299.99 with a new, two-year agreement, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone packs a dual-core 1GHz processor, 4.3-inch qHD display and 8-megapixel camera with Full HD video recording. However, the big news here is that it's the first dual-core Android phone with 4G LTE.

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