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Best Buy makes good after customer's already opened Epic 4G Touch gives him the bird

Best Buy makes good after customer's already opened Epic 4G Touch gives him the bird

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Android Central Forums member remii picked up his shiny new Samsung Galaxy S II Sprint Epic 4G Touch (hereafter referred to as the SGSIIE4GT for short) at a Best Buy in Riverside, Calif., only to find that it wasn't quite as pristine as you might expect, with the box apparently already opened and the phone's camera having been ... tested. Here's the story in remii's words:So I walked...

Not even Android can save the BlackBerry PlayBook, has shipped just 200,000 units

Not even Android can save the BlackBerry PlayBook, has shipped just 200,000 units

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We're going to let our pals at CrackBerry do the legwork on this one, but it's a number that needs to be noted here: RIM just announced in its Q2 earnings call that it's shipped just 200,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets -- and that's shipped, not sold -- in three months. We care, of course, because RIM's hacked a sort of Android emulator (they call it an "Android Player") onto the thing...

Boost Mobile gets the Samsung Transform Ultra, adds $5 a month to its Android plans

Boost Mobile gets the Samsung Transform Ultra, adds $5 a month to its Android plans

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Boost Mobile's getting an update of an old Sprint favorite when the Samsung Transform Ultra lands on Oct. 7 on Boost's website. It'll run $229, plus tax.Specs include:Android 2.31GHz processorTouchscreen (nobody's saying how big)Full QWERTY Keypad3MP rear camera with videoVGA front-facing cameraWi-Fi®, GPS and Wireless Web enabledFront-facing VGA cameraEasy access to Gmail™ and Google...