A few Android apps to keep your New Years resolutions going strong

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If you’re like me, you set New Years resolutions for yourself right around this time. It might be to quit smoking, work out more, be more independent, or maybe even to sleep in more. It’s no secret that most of us can never follow through on these goals, as they fade away by the ...

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Did the power of online petitions change Verizon’s mind?

How do you stop the #2 wireless provider from instating a new fee? Get to the internet and start a petition – so says the social media crowd. I’m just not sure how much of a difference the change.org petition started by Molly Katchpole did, but some are crediting her and change.com ...

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McAfee predicts more mobile attacks and fewer PC attacks in 2012

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McAfee Labs is basically predicting that, for everything you worry about on your computer, you will now worry about on your mobile devices as well. Cybercrime, hacktivism, and threats to your mobile banking? Yep. Vince Weaver, McAfee Labs’ Sr. VP, says: Many of the threats that will ...

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Avast Free Mobile Security is here!

Avast, a popular PC security service, has just announced an Android app, and it’s packed full of features. Android users can now take advantage of a host of services, like: Virus Protection- real time protection for your Android device Privacy Advisor- warns you of potential privacy risks ...

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II coming to Android devices in new year

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Sega today announced that another chapter in the popular Sonic series is set to arrive on Android devices in 2012.  Without providing a specific date or time frame, Sega indicates that Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II will make its way into the Android Market with optimization for Tegra 2 ...

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Sony Tablet receiving ICS Android 4.0 update

The wait is over for the update to ICS Android 4.0 for Sony Tablet owners. Well, okay… the wait isn’t over, it’s just begun really, but at least you know it is coming. As with all Android software (and devices) as of late, no date has been given just yet. Sony confirms on it’s UK... ...

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Samsung shipped 1 million Galaxy Note units in 60 days

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2011 is about to say goodbye to all of us, but it turned out to be the best year for Android. Android enthusiasts are calling 2011 “The Year of Android”, and no doubt it is; also, it was very bright for Samsung, and there’s a proof for that as well. Samsung officially ...

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Android RC toy for under $25? Yes please!

Now available at Toys R’ Us, Brookstone, and Radio Shack: DeskPets has released a toy which you can control remotely with your Android device, or let the autonomous mode take over – which will allow it to navigate mazes and using infrared to avoid walls and obstacles. There’s a ...

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UPDATED: Get 50GB of free Box cloud storage without rooting

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Want to get 50GB of free storage in the cloud? Thanks to a deal between Box and LG, anyone with one of several LG phones, including the Xperia Play, said users have been able to. But what about the rest of us? We want some free cloud storage, darnit! Well, thanks to developer redphx, that... ...

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Record breaking activations for Android and iOS

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Flurry Analytics tracks 100% of all new Android and iOS activations, and they’ve come up with some very interesting statistics: From December 1st through the 20th Android and iOS activations averaged 1.5 million per day, but on Christmas day shot up by more than 4.5 times to 6.8 million, ...

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Why to never “just go with the free one”

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Many of my friends, when it’s time for an upgrade, ask me “What smartphone should I get?” My typical answer is, “What carrier do you have?” and we proceed to go online and look at that carrier’s selection of Android devices. I pick out a few, depending on ...

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Meizu planning to launch quad-core MX in 2012?

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According to Chinese blog Techorz, Meizu is readying a killer Android device for the new year. Not much is known, but the device, which is being referred to as the Meizu MX, is said to be packing a Samsung Exynos 4210 quad-core processor and Ice Cream  Sandwich. This is reportedly coming ...

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HTC Flyer on sale in UK, no longer costs an arm and a leg

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When the HTC Flyer was launched in the UK, it was priced at £599, which was pretty pricey.But now, UK online retailer Dixon is offering the device (the WiFi version) for just £199. The WiFi version is currently running Android 2.3, but hopefully it will receive the Honeycomb update, as its 3G ...

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Novo7 ICS tablet now available for pre-order

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Earlier this month, we showed you the first Ice Cream Sandwich tablet to hit the market, the Novo7. The tablet was limited to China, but U.S. users could get it by paying an extra 60 bucks for shipping and handling. Now the tablet is available for pre-order from PandaWill and Merimobiles, for ...

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Is that the Samsung Galaxy S III?

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We first heard rumors about Samsung’s next powerhouse device, the Galaxy SIII, back in October, and it looks like Concept Phones got their hands on a leaked render of what they think is the GSIII. Apparently it was sent to them by a Russian reader, who stated that the phone appeared ...

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