Google Now update includes real-time package tracking, quick settings

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The Google Now (Google Search) app for Android 4.1 devices or later has been updated to include a number of handy features. As you’ve guessed by the headline, you can now track shipped packages in real-time across select partners. Also included are quick feedback and settings on cards as ...

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Leaked images provide first glimpse of Facebook Home experience

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The first alleged images of the Facebook Home experience have leaked online, giving us an early look at what lies ahead for the HTC First.  As you can tell from the three photos things do not look to be too heavy on custom feel and, at first blush, look clean. We’ll have to see how... Read More

Twitter for Android updated with Holo UI, new features

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The official Twitter app for Android has been updated today, bringing about a new design and a number of new features. Available in Google Play immediately, the app looks more in line with Android 4.0′s Holo UI aesthetics. New in this release of Twitter for Android: We’ve got a brand new ...

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One year later, Android accounts for nearly half of all Instagram users

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One year after it made its debut on the platform, Android users make up nearly half of all Instragram users. A post on the Instagram blog tells us that Android now accounts for roughly fifty percent of all users but stopped short of providing any hard numbers. We’ve seen Instagram pick up ...

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Official Colourform widget bundle debuts for HD Widgets

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Cloud.tv has released the final version of its Colourform widget pack for HD Widgets. Available in Google Play for only $.99, the add-on bundle provides a seemingly endless number of customization options. We’ve been using the beta pack for the last few months and really love it, but the ...

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Rdio takes on Amazon, Netflix, Hulu Plus with new Vdio service

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As if we needed another entry in the video on demand space, Rdio has tossed their name in the ring. A new service, Vdio, is being previewed which lets users buy, rent, and share movies and television. We’re introducing the notion of Sets ­— playlists for TV shows and movies — so anyone can ...

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Details leaked for the mid-range Samsung Galaxy Win

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Samsung may be reaching out to users looking for an affordable mid-range device as pictures and specs of the Galaxy Win were leaked today. The rumored smartphone looks to have a large 4.7-inch sAMOLED display, as well as a dual-SIM option, a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 200 chip (with Adreno 203 ...

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AT&T drops the Samsung Galaxy S4 to $199.99 with contract

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AT&T today announced the price of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 will be $199.99 with a two year service agreement. Initially listed at $249.99, the 16GB smartphone will be priced the same as the 32GB HTC One. Of course, it’s possible that AT&T really meant to have this price ...

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Reuters: Google to introduce new Nexus 7, may lower price

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Google will introduce a next-generation of the Nexus 7 tablet, possibly with a lower price tag, according to Reuters.  Reportedly, Asus will be the hardware partner of choice however the processor will come from Qualcomm instead of NVIDIA. The details match up with previous rumors that Google ...

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Jelly Bean powers one in four Android devices

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Nearly one year after it was announced, Android 4.1+ powers one out of every four Android devices. The monthly developer dashboard figures are out and it shows that while  Jelly Bean accounts for 25% of all devices it trails Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (29.3%) and Gingerbread 2.3 (39.8%). ...

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Image of ‘HTC First’ Facebook Phone leaked ahead of April 4 event

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The first official render of the HTC Myst may have just leaked online, if the latest image from @evleaks proves to be legit. Known as the “HTC First” this is widely expected to be the name of the Facebook Phone that gets announced later this week at the April 4 event. HTC first, ...

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Get this look for your Android: G-Now Tabs

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Do you know what love to do with our Android handsets and tablets? We ‘re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience. That’s why we present a weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android ...

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Verizon intros LG Lucid 2 for April 4

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Verizon today announced that the LG Lucid 2 will join the carrier’s lineup on April 4. Pricing is listed as free with two year agreements, however the actual details are relatively light. Really, the announcement came in the form of a Verizon blog post. For a more clear idea as to what is ...

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Could this be the Galaxy Tab 3 Plus?

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SamMobile has reportedly received pictures from an undisclosed source of what could be the Galaxy Tab 3 Plus. The tablet looks a heck of a lot like the Galaxy Note 8.0, and supposedly Samsung will name the Galaxy Tab 3 the Samsung Galaxy S Tab. Their source also said that due to the success of ...

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DigiTimes: Android-based notebooks (Androidbook) could arrive later this year

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Yes – we’re reporting on another DigiTimes article, so… buyer beware. Reportedly, Google will introduce an Android-based notebook, or “Androidbook” later this year. Rumored for either the third or fourth quarter of the year, this project could gain momentum now ...

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