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Google Maps updated to support NFC for Android Beam

Google Maps was recently updated with a seemingly inconsequential addition: “Reduced app storage size with downloads for different screen resolutions.” It isn’t until actually updating that we find the real

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DroidconNL is only 32 days away, and we’ll be there!

We´re only one month away from a congress in Amsterdam that will feature many important speakers. As a mediapartner of Droidcon, we have a free ticket that will allow me

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Appbackr seeks to help developers with new distribution formula

Why waste time worrying about which app store is right for you when someone else will figure it out?

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Android Market cuts active installs

Yesterday I was unpleasantly surprised when I saw active counters on my seemingly ever rising HireAdroid drop a whopping 30 percent. This morning I visited the Android Market forums to

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WSJ: Samsung wrestles top spot from Apple in smartphone shipments

According to an article posted on the Wall Street Journal today, Samsung has taken the lead as the company which shipped more smartphones than anyone else.  Selling more than 20

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Sony Music Unlimited now available for Android tablets

Sony Tablet S owners rejoice! After being gifted the Playstation Store last week, you can now enjoy music using Sony’s Spotify competitor: Sony Music Unlimited. The major difference between these

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Popular Facebook game Top Eleven comes to Android

Facebook’s most played sports game features 3 million monthly players.

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Google Wallet expands to additional merchants

With all the hype around Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus, we overlooked a handful of other relevant newsworthy items.  Take for instance Google Wallet, which expanded to a

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Griffin Technology debuts new Android accessories for fall

Griffin Technology has announced a number of new accessories for Android smartphones and tablets, putting them on sale for the fall 2011 season.  The new products include tablet covers, holsters,

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Sprint announces $99 Motorola Admiral for October 23

Features include military ruggedness and Direct Connect.

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Asus’ Transformer Prime may launch with Ice Cream Sandwich

The tablet is expected to debut November 9th and will feature a quad-core processor.

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Weddar’s crowd-sourced weather comes to Android

Because 90-degrees doesn’t feel the same everywhere you go.

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Cosmonauts brings turn-based space combat to Android

Superplay Games, an independent team up of seasoned gaming developers and gamers, have released their first title this week.  Called Cosmonauts, it’s a free download for Android 2.0 or higher (most

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Netflix app for Android updated, Honeycomb devices now supported

The Netflix app has been around for some time now and has worked “unofficially” on just about every device. Every few weeks Netflix drops an update to give “official” support

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Galaxy Nexus signup page goes live with seven U.S. carriers listed

With all the major carriers listed, we wonder just how long Verizon’s exclusivity will last.