Amazon partners with Epix

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Amazon has not had much luck when it comes to competition in the movie-streaming business, but this might be changing in the near future because media-provider Epix is now becoming a partner with Amazon Prime. For $79 per year, users get the ability to stream content without additional monthly ...

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In Brief: Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 05)

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[dropcap1 variation="red"]T[/dropcap1]he guys over at AndroidZoom have released an official Android app called AndroidZoom: Apps Discoverer.  Previously available as a beta client, the app is designed to help users discover new titles, read reviews, and more. [dropcap1 ...

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RadioShack outlines branded no-contract service plans

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RadioShack has confirmed the recent whispers that they will be offering their brand of wireless service by today announcing new prepaid plans. Piggybacking off of Leap Wireless’s network (Sprint), the RadioShack plans start as low as $25 for feature phones and $50 for smartphones. For ...

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POLL: Do you bother to listen to voicemail?

Pop quiz, hotshot.  You pick up your phone and see three missed calls and two messages.  What do you do?  If you’re like a growing number of folks, you don’t even bother listening to voicemail any more. What’s your use case?  Do you need to listen to a message to understand ...

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HTC hosting September 19 event, expect new Android goodies!

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HTC, in typical fall fashion, is hosting an event later this month where we hope to see new Android devices and/or services.  This year’s gala takes place in New York on September 19, right in the thick of a bunch of mobile get-togethers. First Motorola, then Amazon, then Apple, then ...

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T-Mobile, Walmart now offering discounted Galaxy S II without contract

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T-Mobile and Walmart today announced that they will be offering the Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone to customers in a more affordable no-contract option.  Priced at only $299.00, the Android handset can be paired with a T-Mobile Monthly4G rate plan that starts as low as $30.00 per month.  Of ...

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Sony Xperia T found with AT&T branding

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In a potential sign of things to come, an image of Sony’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Xperia T, has been found online with AT&T branding. Take a really close look across the bottom of the handset and you’ll see the Ma Bell logo right below the navigation buttons. ...

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AT&T’s LG P870 ‘Escape’ leaks

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Yet another mid-level Android for AT&T has been leaked online, this time in the form of an LG P870 ‘Escape’.  The team over at DroidDog have picked up the first details of the handset which looks to include a dual-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB RAM, ...

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Rovio: Bad Piggies arrives on September 27

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Rovio today announced that their next big game release, Bad Piggies,  will be here in less than a month.  Based on the antagonistic pigs from the immensely popular Angry Birds series, the title puts players on the side of the green guys as they look to rid themselves of the aviary enemies. ...

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AT&T taps $50 Pantech Flex for September 16

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AT&T today announced that the Pantech Flex will join the carrier’s Android roster starting on Septmber 16.  Priced at only $49.99 with a two-year service agreement, the smartphone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features pretty impressive specs. Details for the Pantech Flex ...

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Verizon intros Samsung Galaxy Stellar

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Verizon Wireless today announced the Samsung Galaxy Stellar, a mid-range Android with an entry-level price.  Available in stores and online starting September 6, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset will cost zero dollar after $50 mail-in rebate and two-year service agreements. EDITOR ...

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Lenovo outs trifecta of tablets at IFA

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With all the big Samsung announcements, we almost overlooked a trio of Android tablets that Lenovo showed off at IFA last week. Lenovo looks to be taking some shots at Asus with these devices, as two of them have keyboard docks. But enough about friendly market competition, let’s get into ...

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Updated Paypal app, new UI

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Paypal recently updated their app to version 4.0.0.1., bringing us a brand new UI and bringing the web payment solution’s mobile client more into line with Android’s design language. We also get a new functionality surrounding account management as well as sending and requesting ...

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Verizon announces LG Intuition for Sept 6

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Verizon today announced that they will be offering the LG Intuition as part of their Android lineup starting September 6.  Known in other parts of the world as the Optimus Vu, the smartphone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 5-inch 650 NIT (4:3) display, a 1.5 GHz dual-core ...

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LG Splendor with US Cellular branding leaked

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LG’s addition to Optimus smartphones line which is known as the “L-Style“, is around us from a long time now. Now it seems US Cellular is planning to grab a phone from the “L-Style”, as an image of LG Splendor US730 is leaked by smartphenom.com, and the device is ...

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