Shazam Encore Arrives in Android Market

Music discovery service, Shazam, has announced that they now have two versions of their Android application.   First up Shazam Freemium which is essentially the same version many of us have come to know and love.  The only difference now is that users are limited to five tags per month.  Once a ...

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Quick Fix for Those of us Who Want/Need a Google Voice (Desktop) App

I remember seeing an article where someone had made a Google Voice port using Adobe Air and I finally found it .  So in the meantime, before Google decides to bless us with a dedicated GV app here’s one that should work on Windows and Linux. (Full disclosure:  I am currently running it on ...

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The Bird is the Word: Part III (Twitter Reviews)

Twidroyd Review Developers Zimmermann & Marban are responsible for releasing what many consider to be the most complete Twitter application on the Android Market. Twidroyd has been tinkered with and tweaked numerous times since its release over a year ago, and the version available today is ...

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Verizon Summer Catalog Leaks, Droid 2 On The Way

Verizon’s summer 2010 catalog has been leaked!  As you can see, posted above is a picture of the upcoming Droid 2 (can’t wait!). Also included are the Droid X, as well as the Droid Incredible-two phones we already know and love.  Specs for the Droid 2 are  512MB RAM/8 GB ROM, 1 GHz ...

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Microsoft Reportedly Working on Bing App for Android

As a former iPhone owner, I have to say that the Bing App for the iPhone is really bad ass.  Because it was so good I often wondered if it would ever come to Android(especially because Android is Google’s baby).  Now it appears that those thoughts just might come true as CNET is reporting ...

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International Galaxy S Root Method Works on U.S. Versions

Samsung’s Galaxy S line is sure to be a winner, with 1Ghz processors and beautiful Super AMOLED screens. The only thing that could make it better is the ability to gain root access without jumping through a bunch of hoops. Well, it appears that our friends across the pond may be able to ...

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Sprint Setting Up to Merge with T-Mo?

We aren’t for sure, but reports are coming in that Sprint is considering altering it’s 4G rollout strategy in a way that could allow them to merge with T-Mo in the near future.  In the article from eweek.com, it sources a Financial Times quote from Sprint CEO Dan Hesse about Sprint ...

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First Hands On Review of the Huawei S7 Android Tablet

The Huawei S7 Android tablet as been released in the UK, and we are starting to see the first hands on reviews of the unit. Expansys.com has posted a favorable review of the unit, calling the tablet the “Businessman’s new best friend”. Those are pretty glowing remarks. The ...

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Consumer Reports Refuses to Recommend iPhone 4

This is almost too good to be true for iPhone haters, but in a report over at MSNBC.com, Consumer Reports is saying that it cannot recommend the iPhone 4 because of the antenna issues that it is having.  A quote from the article; “When your finger or hand touches a spot on the ...

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Loophole Allows for Non-Market apps on Aria

Do you have an HTC Aria? Hate not being able to install third-party apps because of AT&T’s restrictions? Well, Engadget may have found a solution to your woes. They’ve discovered that the HTC Sync desktop client for the Aria allows users to sideload APK files and install them on ...

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Need a Parking Space? There’s an App for That on Android.

Having grown up and spent a lot of time working in the Boston area, I have experienced the pain of trying to find a parking spot somewhat near my destination.  Finding an open spot was akin to winning the lottery, one which you have to almost fight other people to become the victor. Google ...

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The Bird is the Word: Part II (Twitter Reviews)

Twitter for Android At the end of April, Twitter released their official application for Android. This free application has a few features that are absent on other Twitter clients, and as a result, it narrowly edges out Seesmic as the third best Twitter application in the Android Market.

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Galaxy S to get Froyo in August*

SamsungHub claims that an official Samsung rep has told them that the Galaxy S superphone will be getting Android 2.2 (aka Froyo) in August. The rep says that the SocialHub and TouchWiz 3.0 UI will be included in the update. *Now, before you go running to pick up a Captivate, Fascinate, Epic ...

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Alcatel OT-980 Launching in France for Budget-Minded Consumers

French website SmartPhoneFrance (In English via Google Translate) managed to get a preview unit of the upcoming Alcatel OT-980. This phone is an entry level that was first unveiled at MWC last February and will be available later this summer in France. The major difference between this phone ...

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Samsung Vibrant Promo Video Hits The Web

The Samsung Vibrant now has it’s own version of the Samsung Galaxy S series promo videos, too.  That’s right, T-Mo is now able to get in on the fun themselves, with their own little clip. I even think it’s better than the videos for the Epic 4G and the Captivate, but ...

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