“Geek Week” on the Amazon App Store: Useful Apps at Discounted Prices

Say what you will about the Amazon App Store, but one thing is for certain: it’s an avenue that definitely offers apps at low cost. This week Amazon has decided to offer a slew of useful “productivity” apps at discounted prices in what they are calling “Geek Week.” ...

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Sony Walkman Z Series Gets Detailed, Priced

Sony has officially announced that the Android-powered PMP prototype shown off at IFA will carry the name of Walkman Z series. What’s more, Sony has also provided pricing and a general launch time frame for the trio of devices. Expected to arrive on the streets of Japan come December ...

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Facebook 1.7 Adds Number of Improvements, Honeycomb Support

The official Facebook application saw an update last night which brings a number of new features and improvements.  First up, the new version (1.7) now works on Android tablets running Honeycomb although it’s not necessarily optimized for the experience.  Users will find some of the ...

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HTC Runnymede Product Image Surfaces

A very official looking image of the HTC Runnymede has surfaced this morning, giving us a look at both the side and the back of the device. As we’ve seen already, this thing is definitely one big, white handset. Much like the Windows Phone 7-powered HTC Titan, the screen size is ...

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Grow Random and Unique Plants on Home Screen with Droots Live Wallpaper

We learned of a new live wallpaper this morning called Droots which enables users to grow unique, completely random plants on their Android home screens.  Droots,  or digital roots, take anywhere from two to four weeks to grow and are different every single time.  The live wallpaper is ...

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HTC Runnymede Poses for Close-up Press Shot – “That’s One Big White Boy”

Two weeks ago we brought you some info and a small pic of HTC’s up-and-coming Runnymede (who comes up with these names?) device. The device which is set to feature an “all-round mind-blowing multi-media experience,” is equipped with one of HTC’s largest smartphone screen ...

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Philadelphia Media Network Becomes First U.S. Newspaper Publisher to Offer Bundled Tablet Packages

Back in July we brought you a story about a Philadelphia newspaper publisher looking to offer its subscribers a discounted price on an Android tablet when bundled with their newspaper’s digital subscription package. This first of its kind pilot program is now official and set to begin ...

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NVIDIA Roadmap Full of Superheroes

A newly leaked NVIDIA roadmap has surfaced, reminding us that the future of mobile performance is paved with superheroes.  While we might still be a few months away from seeing the first “Kal-El” multi-core processors, we already have a good idea as to what the chipmaker is doing ...

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U.S. Cellular Clears $199.99 Motorola Electrify for September Launch

U.S. Cellular has added another Android smart phone to their roster today, announcing the upcoming release of the Motorola Electrify. Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and featuring a dual-core 1GHz processor, the handset is essentially a re-branded Photon 4G. Like the Sprint counterpart, ...

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Samsung Bows New Ad for Galaxy S II “The Way We’re Wired”

If you watched the NFL yesterday, chances are pretty good that you saw the following commercial.  Samsung’s new “The Way We’re Wired” campaign centers around the Galaxy S II’s U.S. arrival and touts the company’s desire to be number one.  The minute long clip ...

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GameStop Currently Testing Android-Based Tablet

GameStop has chosen the Android platform for a dedicated gaming tablet and is said to already be in the testing phase. The tablet will be branded with the GameStop name and will launch with a number of titles pre-installed. According to a recent interview with GamesIndustry.biz, president Tony ...

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HTC Holding an Event on September 20, Possible new Android Devices?

HTC is planning to hold an event in New York next week on September 20th according to invites hitting press inboxes. The description of the event is “Come celebrate with us,” and it indicates that it’s possible that some new device is coming from HTC’s side. Recently we ...

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Sprint Debuts ‘Sprint Drive First’ App to Alleviate Distracted Driving

Sprint announced a new application for their subscribers today which is designed to lessen distracted driving.  Called Sprint Drive First, it automatically locks a phone once it’s found to be going faster than 10 miles per hour.  The app will disable nearly all functions, directing calls ...

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Will Reviews 3 Free Android Apps

As the title and video suggest, I’ve done a quick review of Zedge, Mystic Halo, and QuickPic (which I did a written review of earlier this week). The video also contains a bit of Android news. If you’d like to try any of these apps for yourself, you can download them using their ...

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Tursion TS-102 Pico Projector Now Available

Is 4.3 inches not big enough for you? Then take a look at the Tursion TS-102 Pico Projector. This projector (running Android 2.1) is small enough to fit in your pocket, yet can give you projection up to 100 inches, with a resolution of 800 x 600. The projector also features a touch pad, hard... ...

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