NOOK Store with in-app purchasing coming soon

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For years now, Android and iOS users have been able to easily make in-app purchases though Google Play, iTunes, and the Amazon App Store. Soon, we will be able to add the Nook Store to the list thanks to a partnership between Barnes & Noble NOOK and Fortumo. In-app purchases won’t be ...

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Google+ app update focuses on photos, posts, profiles and communities

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A new 3.6 release of Google + which will go live in the Google Play Store today focuses on four key segments: photos, posts, profiles and communities. Details in the updated version of Google+ include: Posts include more text up front—from the original message, and from comments Tapping video, ...

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CyanogenMod Founder Steve Kondik bids farewell to Samsung, briefly praises Galaxy S4

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Steve “Cyanogen” Kondik announced today via Google+ that he would be parting ways with Samsung. The Android icon took an engineering job with the Mobile giant about 18 months ago, and has now said that he has “decided to do something new”. In the post on G+, Kondik took ...

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26 more Android wallpapers for Spring 2013

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Looking to change up your Android home screen?  It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. We recently began curating a collection of wallpapers for you, dear reader, and are only too happy ...

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Evernote 5.0 arrives with new UI, camera features

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Evernote today announced the 5.0 release of the Android application which features a whole host of new options. Details include a newly updated UI, new camera features, and Smart Notebook by Moleskine products. Premium users also get a couple of new features, including Document Search and ...

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T-Mobile officially moves to no-contract plans, pricing stays competitive

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Last week, we saw a leak of some possible prices for T-Mobile’s ‘UNcarrier” plans. The company has officially made its move into the contract-free service arena as of today, as heading to their website reveals pay-as-you-go plans to be the only options for service. You get ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini details and pictures leaked

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Thanks to an insider for SamMobile, leaked images show that Samsung may be getting ready to release another phone- this one a sibling of the Samsung Galaxy S3 mini. These photos show a device with the same design layout as the Galaxy S4 but in a much smaller form, just as the S3 mini was a... ...

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NAMCO BANDAI releases Pac-Man + Tournaments

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NAMCO BANDAI recently released a brand new Pac-Man game for all you retro lovers out there.  Called PAC-MAN +Tournaments, it’s a free game with all sorts of wonderful old school flair. Bringing things up to a more modern era, the game features new mazes, colors schemes and dozens of new ...

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HTC talks about delay for HTC One, confirms it’s camera-related

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HTC has confirmed that the reason for the delays in getting the HTC One to market is, in fact, related to the camera.  In speaking with the Wall Street Journal, HTC marketing lead, Benjamin Ho, said it was because the Ultrapixels camera is specially-made for them and the demand is very high. ...

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Samsung rumored to be prepping Galaxy Tab 10.1 or 11.6 with full HD AMOLED display

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It seems every day we hear something new from the Samsung camp, and yesterday was no different. We reported that Samsung will most likely announce an array of tablets coming soon to compete with the Xperia Z and other high-end options at IFA 2013. Well, there is more to the story than we ...

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HTC: The HTC One to hit U.S. “before end of April”

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HTC just issued a pres statement on the upcoming availability of the HTC One smartphone. HTC has seen unprecedented demand for and interest in the new HTC One, and the care taken to design and build it is evidenced in early reviews. The new HTC One will roll out in the UK, Germany and Taiwan... ...

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FOR ANY BUDGET: Backup batteries and power packs

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Find yourself running low (or out) of battery come the end of your work day? Of course not, you own and Android phone and those are notoriously awesome, right? OK, in all seriousness, everybody could stand to use some extra power for around the house, office, or school. We’ve come up with ...

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In Brief: 9 Android related things you should know (March 22, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, photos, videos, infographics, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a ...

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Google Play 4.0 leak shows off cleaner design

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Google Play may be getting a face lift soon. The team over at Droid Life published photos yesterday of what they say is Google Play, 4.0. The new version, which is a lot more than the minimal tweaks they have done since 2011, seems to provide an updated interface with larger icons and a more ...

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PhoneSuit Flex review

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Living in Manhattan, I often find myself out and about in the city with dangerously low levels of battery power. I’ve tried to compensate by carrying additional USB cables, clunky cases with batteries built-in, and even book-sized portable charging solutions (often requiring a backpack) ...

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