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Rovio Bringing Some Location Based ‘Magic’ to Angry Birds

Rovio looks to be taking Angry Birds to new places with a location-based feature named Magic.  Players will use use GPS in specific spots to unlock extra content within their

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Google Adds Places Shortcuts To Mobile Browser Homepage

Google held its Inside Search event in San Francisco, where among other things, they have announced and rolled out Places integration into their homepage when navigated to from an Android or iOS

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GPS War Heats Up as Garmin Acquires Navigon AG

Garmin Ltd. and Navigon AG announced this afternoon that they have agreed to terms which will see Garmin to acquire the privately held German navigation company. Barring any snags in

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King Kong Andy Takes on Pesky Steve Jobs in Latest Shirt Design

Steve Jobs is at it again, trying to take down the behemoth Andy.  The battle first started in the Andy Versus series, and later in Unstoppable, continues today in King

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Tuesday Blues: HTC Desire Not Getting Official Gingerbread

It’s a sad day for Desire users, as HTC has announced that they aren’t able to bring any Gingerbread love to their beloved Sense device. You can read a quote from HTC below, but it basically says that there’s not enough ROM on the device to hold both Gingerbread and HTC Sense efficiently.

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Amazon’s Rumored Tablets to Offer Free Streaming Video Service?

There is a whisper going around that Amazon plans on offering up its streaming video service for free to early adopters of their yet-to-be announced tablets (Coyote/Hollywood). This would be

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‘My Data Manager’ Helps Consumers Monitor Data Usage at App Level

Let’s say for a moment that you have an Android handset with a limited amount of data allotted each month.  Be it for budgetary reasons or personal preference, you’ve got

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Overhauled WeatherPro 1.5 Arrives With Oodles of New and Improved

MetoeGroup just reached out to us know that they’ve released a new version of their WeatherPro application for Android.  This release (1.5) is said to be faster, more stable, and

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T-Mobile Giving Dads (And Everyone Else) 1 Year of Free Data

T-Mobile is gearing up for a one-day-only deal for you or your favorite dad.  This year the carrier plans on tossing in one year of data for any qualifying talk,

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Swype 3.0 Beta Released, Honeycomb Support and More…

It’s only been 18 months and already Swype has swiped its way past 50 million installs, revering itself as one of the most premiere keyboard replacements around. Now, with version

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Taptu Update Gives Users More UI Choices and Better Search

Social/News feed reader app Taptu recently received an update bringing it to version 1.5. This latest update adds additional options to its already awesome UI and improves upon its search

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American Airlines to Provide Samsung’s Galaxy Tab™ 10.1 for Premium Class In-Flight Entertainment

Chalk another one up for the Android army! Samsung and American Airlines have just announced that starting later this year, flyers in premium class will be using the Galaxy Tab

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Amazon Collecting Usage Data Through Their App Store?

According to a developer who got in contact with Business Insider, Amazon may be collecting usage data through their own app store on your Android powered device. He came to this conclusion after he found that if you don’t have the app store installed you can’t access any of the apps you downloaded through it.

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[UPDATE] T-Mobile Celebrating Father’s Day, Giving Away 10 Sensation 4Gs

T-Mobile has never been one to miss out on a giveaway, and they’re not about to start now. T-Mobile is giving away 10 (yes, we said TEN) HTC Sensation 4G superphones in honor of Father’s Day. They announced it via their Twitter and Facebook pages last Friday.

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Motorola Televation Streams Live TV to Connected Devices

Motorola Mobility just announced a new broadband device designed to share live TV across other connected IP devices.  Called Motorola Televation, it uses a 1GHZ digital QAM tuner and CableCard