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AppBrain launches Apptimizer to help developers optimize apps for Google Play

AppBrain is kicking off yet another developer tool for Android coders looking to gain some app exposure.  It’s called Apptimizer and, as the name suggests, it helps developers optimize their

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First generation Galaxy Note to get Android 4.1 in December

First-generation Galaxy Note users are expected to see an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update in “late December” where it will introduce new features.  A leaked version of the upcoming firmware

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Sony Xperia V pushed to January but will get Android 4.1, price drop

Sony has pushed the release of its Android-powered Xperia V back to January, according to the company’s official Xperia France Twitter account.  It’s not all that bad, however, as the

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Virgin Mobile intros $5 daily data plan

Virgin Mobile USA is adding another option to its mobile Broadband2Go service today, kicking off a new special “Daily Plan”.  Priced at only $5 per day (24hrs), users will find they get

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RadioShack’s Black Friday ad leaks with multiple Android savings, freebies

RadioShack’s Black Friday ad has found its way online and, as is usually the case, is full of Android savings.  While some might be for devices from larger companies such

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Jabra Solemate review

With the holiday shopping season about to get underway, it’s time we start looking at some new accessories for our loved ones.  And for ourselves.  Don’t lie, you spend a

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Nexus 10 falls just short of iPad 4 in benchmark comparisons

The Nexus 10 has already been dubbed an “iPad killer” (how many times have we heard that before?), but according to a recent benchmark comparison, it falls below the iPad

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Rovio provides gameplay trailer for Angry Birds Star Wars

With only three days to go before Angry Birds Star Wars arrives, we’re finally getting a full-on trailer of gameplay footage. Rovio has released a new Youtube video, embedded below,

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John Lagerling explains the Nexus strategy in NY Times interview

After announcing the Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and the 32GB Nexus 7, Google caused quite a stir in the tech community. Most of our first reactions were in response to

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AT&T to offer Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 on November 9

AT&T today announced that they’ll be offering their version of the Samsung Galaxy  Tab 2 10.1 on November 9.  Priced at $499.99, the 10.1-inch tablet is part of a limited time

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Samsung tops 30 million Galaxy S III sales well ahead of schedule

Samsung had hoped to sell 30 million of its Galaxy S III smartphone this year, anticipating that it would be a top-selling product.  Well, they’ve already done that and there’s

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In Brief: 10 more Android things worth knowing (Nov 5)

This week features Skifta, T-Mobile, Lookout, Lapse-It, Safely Go, Gamevil, Harman Kardon, Nook HD, Pac-Man, Chain3D and more!

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Android turns 5 today!

We, too, celebrate our five year anniversary.

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Google brings Google Wallet to mobile websites

Google is really focused on Google Wallet right now, and they are trying their best to offer it to the masses with the best type of services available. Google is