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Amazon partners with Epix

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

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In Brief: Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 05)

[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

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RadioShack outlines branded no-contract service plans

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

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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

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HTC hosting September 19 event, expect new Android goodies!

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

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

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

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Sony Xperia T found with AT&T branding

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

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AT&T’s LG P870 ‘Escape’ leaks

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

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Rovio: Bad Piggies arrives on September 27

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

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AT&T taps $50 Pantech Flex for September 16

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

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Verizon intros Samsung Galaxy Stellar

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

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Lenovo outs trifecta of tablets at IFA

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

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Updated Paypal app, new UI

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

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Verizon announces LG Intuition for Sept 6

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

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LG Splendor with US Cellular branding leaked

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