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After a week break, the AGTN team is back together to bring you some awesome interviews and Android related news and laughs tonight!  Here is what is in store: Lookout

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MIPS Releases Statement on Google’s UI Crackdown

We reported earlier today that Google is taking steps to slow down fragmentation within Android releases by being more strict with manufacturer UIs. Well, we’ve just received an official statement from MIPS Technologies that clears up some questions about this whole ordeal. In a nutshell, Google sees what UIs are doing to Android.

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MLB.com At Bat 11 Opening Day Release Available Now

Many hardcore baseball fans have been waiting for this day since last October.  Hoping “This Will Be The Year” for their favorite team.  A couple weeks ago we gave you

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PapayaMobile Integrates Android’s In-App Billing Solution Into Social Gaming Network

For you gamers out there, papaya is not a new name to you.  Now, they offer in-app billing.  IAPs are already successful with iOS, and Glu Mobile, one of the

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SyncMate…Revisited

If you remember, back in August, we did a review on SyncMate for Mac. Since then, they have made some amazing breakthroughs in their service.  As both an Android and

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Google: “In-App Purchases Only Available on Android 3.0 Devices.” Wait, What?

We just received a tip from one of our readers who was poking around the official Android Market Help guide earlier today. In there, they noticed a little blurb about

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VIPConnect Simplifies International Calling for Android

VIP Communications is a leader in international calling services and solutions.  The company has increased its customer base by more than 30% over the past year and looks to continue

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Analyst: HTC Thunderbolt is Verizon’s New Hotness, Not iPhone

An analyst at BTIG Research is suggesting that Verizon’s top selling handset is the new HTC Thunderbolt, not the iPhone 4. Walter Piecyk and his team called roughly 150 different

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U.S. Cellular’s Announces $29.99 Samsung Gem for April 1

U.S. Cellular’s Android roster grows by one tomorrow as they roll out the Samsung Gem. Starting April 1st, customers can pick up the Android 2.2-powered handset for only $29.99 after an $80 mail-in rebate. Hardware includes a 3.2-inch touch screen with advanced anti-scratch, a 3.2-megapixel camera, 4GM microSD card, and 1500mAh battery.

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American Airlines Sweepstakes Announced: Win Miles and Stuff!

How does this sound? Download an application from the Android Market and get a chance to win 1 Million AAdvantage airline miles!  American Airlines announced the MobileMillion Sweepstakes to coincide

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Olympic Paints Debuts ColorClix App

More and more people are watching home improvement shows, and are better informed now on buying a home, selling a home, and above all, redecorating a home.  We can see

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Google Tightening the Android Reins

Google is taking steps to ensure that fragmentation and “willy-nilly” customization doesn’t slow the growth and success of Android. According to roughly twelve executives spread across various players in the

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SnaPanda is a New Kind of Dictionary [VIDEO]

Remember when you first tried Swype? How about when you got a DVR and didn’t have to worry about watching TV shows when they were actually on? SnaPanda is a

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Trulia App Helps Users Find Homes for Sale and Apartments for Rent

Those of you in the market to buy a house or rent an apartment should check out the new Trulia app for Android. New to the Android Market this week,

Accessory Reviews

Review: PowerSkin Cases

Last week, we talked about the release of the PowerSkin Cases, which are cases that include a backup battery, designed specifically for various Android phones.  I had the opportunity to