Docomo and Disney announce pair of Android devices, Mickey Mouse fans rejoice

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This one is coming from Tokyo, as Docomo and Disney have announced two Android handsets, presumably aimed at Disney lovers. First, we have the Docomo F-08D, which will be packing a 4.3-inch 720 x 1280 display, a 1.2 GHz dual-core OMAP4430 processor, and a microSD card slot. The F-08D will be ...

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Norton opens public beta for password manager

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If you’re like me, you have too many accounts across too many different services to count. You might have one password for all those, or you might vary it up every now and then, depending on the service. According to Norton, 38% of people they surveyed still write down passwords. ...

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Rypple: a new social performance management app

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Rypple, a web-based social performance service, just released an Android app, and it looks pretty interesting. Rypple is a tool for the office that lets employees and managers interact and give feedback on things. With this open dialogue, managers and employees will (theoretically) feel less ...

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Humble Bundle lets users choose where their money goes

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Humble Bundle, a new game market for Android, has just launched, and it offers an innovative take on purchasing games. Essentially, you choose how much to pay, and you get four games on your Android, Linux, Windows, and Mac devices. Instead of paying for games for each of those operating ...

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GetGlue Android app updated, new features in store

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GetGlue, a popular check-in service, has just updated their Android app, and there are a few new features included for users. Namely, the addition of an organized stream that lets you see what your friends have been doing lately. Comments are overlaid on top of logos for shows, which gives a ...

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How about a fresh batch of Samsung rumors?

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We've got conflicting reports as to when Samsung will announce the Galaxy S III. We've also got some rumors over some plans for later in the year.

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Lookout: Android.Counterclank is aggressive advertising, not malware

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Malicious or not, this is going to ruffle a few feathers.

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Waze 3.0 arrives with redesigned look, social integration

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Community-based GPS and traffic application Waze was updated to a 3.0 release today, and boy does it look sharp.  Featuring a completely redesigned look and feel, Waze 3.0 is gorgeous, simple, and easy to learn.  If you’ve not played with the free application in the past we definitely ...

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B&N readying yet another Nook for spring

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A New York Times article from late last week tells us that Barnes & Noble is putting the final touches on yet another Nook product.  Expected to for Spring 2012, it’s the bookseller’s latest in a string of attacks against Amazon and the Kindle Fire.  Nothing else is know about ...

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Amazon offering a slew of AT&T Android smartphones with drastic discounts

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Heavily discounted handset include more than a dozen penny smartphones!

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The Swarm: A short film shot entirely on Xperia smartphones

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If you find yourself with ten minutes to spare and have a hankering for some “found footage” sci-fi, then you’ll want to to check out the video below.  Called The Swarm, it’s shot entirely on Xperia smartphones and edited as part of the Xperia Studio project. ...

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Safely announces one billion family checks, new features

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Safely, the digital parenting arm of Location Labs, today announced that they’ve powered more than one billion family location checks since its debut.  Spread across millions of phone on AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, the locates help parents keep an eye on what their kids are doing with ...

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Samsung to air first-ever Super Bowl ad for Galaxy Note

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The company's first Super Bowl ad in 71 years of history will air in the fourth quarter.

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Samsung Epic 2 shows up on CelleBrite, launching soon?

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There’s no better way to start the week than with a blurry photo and information about a new upcoming Android smartphone. The device in the photo above is supposedly the upcoming Samsung Epic 2, which will be the successor to the original Epic 4G. Our friends over at ACS got their hands ...

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Asus to launch PadFone at Mobile World Congress?

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  If you remember, Asus introduced the PadFone, a tablet/smartphone hybrid, last year. Although we haven’t heard much about the PadFone in quite some time, MoDaCo has some juicy news that caught our attention. They’re reporting that Asus has confirmed that they will launch the ...

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