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AppBrain Adds Mature Content Filter to System

The guys at AppBrain are continuing to push forward with new features for their app distribution model, adding enhancements and services at a regular rate. The popular web-based Android Market tool has evolved over time, providing one of the most compelling ways to discover and download Android content.

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Swype Opens Beta up to All, Sign Up Now!

wype, the popular keyboard alternative is quickly becoming the de facto method of input for Android users around the world. After coming pre-loaded on many of this year’s top devices, we might as well stop calling it an alternative. Nearly everyone we’ve ever shown Swype to has fallen in love with it. Unfortunately, unless you were part of the private beta program or your phone came with it pre-installed, you cannot enjoy the awesomeness that lies within. Until now.

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Lonely Planet Drops City Guides to 99¢ Until Christmas

onely Planet announced earlier today that they have dropped the prices of their 25 augmented reality apps down to 99¢ a piece. The apps, which normally run $4.99 each, help users find hundreds of points of interest for each city.

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More Hinting At Motorola Honeycomb Tablet, Asks if We’re Ready to Skip a Generation.

We already saw the ‘Evolution of tablets’ video passing by, but Motorola seems to bring a whole new goodie at the CES in 2011, according to their website. It’s actually just a countdown to the CES but it has something fascinating with it, due to all the mysterious stuff around it.

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Playstation Phone May be Called Xperia Play, Debut in April

Here’s a bit of a 2-for-1 Playstation Phone rumor for you guys to chat about. Engadget believes that the hotly anticipated handset may end up with the name of Xperia Play.

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Google Confirms Gingerbread for Nexus One in “Coming Weeks”

Google’s official twitter account for their Nexus series of phones confirmed what we had already heard a few weeks back. Android 2.3 will hit the Nexus One in the “coming weeks” in the form of an over-the-air update.

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Android-Powered WiFi Controllable LED Light Strip from iGloLEDset [VIDEO]

MEA Mobile has announced that their very cool interactive lighting product (iGloLEDset) has come to Android. Already available for the iPhone, the lights are able to be controlled by, what else, Android phones. LED light strips which come in a range of 16′ (120 lights) to 50′ (360 lights) are controlled with a simple wave of the phone or drag of the finger.

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T-Mobile Outperforms in Top 100 Markets, Promises Faster Speeds

T-Mobile’s HSPA+ has outperformed all in the top 100 U.S. cities, according to a study done by an unknown independent third party. Also, Tmo has promised a theoretical 42Mbps in the new year. Interesting…

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Developers Troubled with New Android Market, Too

It seems that users aren’t the only folks having issues with the newly updated Android Market.  We reported earlier about one of our readers who ran into problems with his

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NEC to Debut Android-Based Dual Screen Cloud Communicator Tablet at CES

NEC looks to hit the ground running next year with a handful of Android related products. The Japanese electronics giant plans to get things started at CES with the world’s first dual-LCD-screen Android tablet among other devices and services.

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Oceanhouse Media brings us Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Just in time for the Holidays

Oceanhouse Media has released a digital book of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer just in time for the Christmas season! At a special introductory price of $2.99, one can read and play the great story of Rudolph, much like the Dr. Seuss titles we mentioned earlier.

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HTC announces the Desire HD will be available in Saudi Arabia

Earlier this year, HTC brought the first Android phone to the Middle East, and now our friends in Saudi Arabia can enjoy the HTC Desire HD.  On December 19, HTC

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RadioShack Offering Great Android Deals This Week

RadioShack is offering up some great Android-related deals for those of you looking to pick up a new handset. You know, for your friends or family. You’d never consider buying

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Surprise Delay for Google TV Causes a No-Show at CES

LG, Sharp, Toshiba, and Vizio were all set for the stage  to unveil their version of Google TV at the upcoming CES show.  Unfortunately, Google has pulled the plug for

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Keep Your Phone Working and Your Connection Warm in the Cold Outdoors: Tips From Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless, the leading mobile provider in the United States is sharing some tips to all mobile phone users for the cold weather months. PRN has given us a little