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Skyfire 4.0 Launches With new Features

The popular browser app, Skyfire, has been updated to version 4.0, with “eight killer new features” as the press release puts it. Those features to be exact are:

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New Galaxy S 2 Commercial

The media onslaught from Samsung continues on it’s upcoming Galaxy 2 smart phone. This time, a commercial on YouTube has a young man in trouble with his girlfriend showing off how slim the phone is by allowing him to slide it under her front door to say sorry. Does anyone else hear “Every Breath You Take” in the background? Maybe that it is just me. Check out the video after the break.

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Whrrl Users Can Export Data to Bizzy for Continued Personalized Local Recommendations

As some of you may have heard, Groupon recently acquired Pelago, makers of terrific ‘anti-search’ application, Whrrl.  At some point down the road, Groupon will fold the technology and features

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NOOK Color v1.2 Adds Support for Apps, Email, and More!

Barnes & Noble announced a large firmware update today for their popular NOOK Color, including Froyo and Adobe Flash support as well as other tablet-like options. As we’ve been anticipating

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Pre-Order Your Wi-Fi HTC Flyer Today

If you have been waiting to get your hands on the new HTC Flyer tablet, you can get one step closer today, as Best Buy has opened their pre-ordering for the unit.

A quote from the press release on pricing and details:

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HBO Go Streaming Coming to Android Devices May 2

Our friends over at Android Central spotted this tweet from Direct TV, confirming the news that some Android handsets are going to see HBO Go Streaming service activated on May 2nd.

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Review: Otter Box Commuter Case for Droid Incredible

Cell phones are great, but (for the most part) without a case, well, thats how people ruin them. Otter Box has come up with a great case that provides great

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PSA: CyanogenMod 7.0.2 Update Is Out

Attention CyanogenMod 7 users! Fire up Rom Manager on your device and update to CyanogenMod 7.0.2! It is a bugfix and performance update that resolves some bugs with GPS, Google Voice, as well as adds performance updates to ADW Launcher, and adds support for more device like the Motorola Droid. You can read all about the update at CyanogenMod.com’s blog while you are downloading!

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Some Verizon Android Phones Cheaper Than Free From Amazon

In a move that starts to show the unique ways Amazon has to promote its Appstore, the online retailer will begin giving $25 in Appstore credit free to those who

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Use Your Phone as a Remote Control for PowerDVD

Windows software package PowerDVD has released an Android app that lets users control DVD playback on their desktop computer remotely using their phone. In addition to working as a remote,

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Android Being Tested By U.S. Army For Future Combat Use

The U.S. Army is ready to put the power of the mobile device into the hands of it’s soldiers and in a nod to open architecture, they have chosen to

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Root That Gingerbread Handset with “Gingerbreak”

For those of you enterprising souls that love to play around with the development side of Android, and are interested in different methods to root your Android device (doing so

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OpenFeint Purchased by GREE Inc. for $104M

Japanese social networking company Gree Inc. in an attempt to expand international business has agreed to purchase Openfeint for $104M. Openfeint is best known in the Android community for it’s

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Samsung Strikes Back!

Oh the joys of litigation!  It comes as no surprise I am sure to find out that Samsung has decided to strike back at Apple by suing them for copyright

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Bump 2.0 Adds New Features, Overhauls UI

Bump has been on Android for a while now, however we’ve always looked the our iOS counterpart with a little bit of jealousy.  Sure, it works on a fundamental level,