Google puts dozens of apps and games at 49¢ each for Google Play promo

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A new promotion has started with popular, premium apps going for 49¢ each. Titles include Sprinkle, Asphalt 6, SwiftKey X, and much more!

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Google replaces Android Market with ‘Google Play’

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Google re-brands the all-in-one destination for apps, games, music, and movies.

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Samsung to offer 90 days of Norton Mobile Security in select smartphones

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Samsung today announced that select models of their Galaxy smartphones will come with 90-day licenses of Norton Mobile Security. Available as full-featured sample of the standalone client, the app protects users against loss, malware, and other mobile threats. Since this has worldwide ...

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TurboTax arrives as first tablet-optimized tax application

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TurboTax today announced that they have released the ‘first and only native tax app’ coded with Android tablets in mind.  Available immediately in the Android Market as a free download, the app lets taxpayers to prepare, e-file, and pay their tax returns directly from their tablet. ...

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Samsung Galaxy Pocket announced for international market

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Although pricing and carriers were not part of the announcement, we are expecting Gingerbread on the cheap.

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Qualcomm adds Virtua Tennis Challenge, three others to Snapdragon GamePack

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Qualcomm today announced that four new titles are joining their Snapdragon GamePack.  Designed as a bundle of games optimized for the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, the collection has grown to more than 100 titles.  The latest games to see their name added to the list are The Reem, Reign of ...

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MIT offering public beta of App Inventor

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Following on the heels of its open sourcing of Google’s App Inventor tool, MIT has opened up the doors to its own beta version of the service. Announced early this week on MIT’s blog, it’s said that this is part of a larger multi-month plan to get the Android App Inventor back ...

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16GB version of Galaxy Nexus due in early April

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Arriving with half the internal storage as its initial release, it's also $100 less.

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Samsung unveils dual-core Galaxy Player 70 Plus

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Samsung today announced a successor to last year’s Galaxy Player 50 personal media player, unveiling the dual-core Galaxy Player 70 Plus.  Arriving as the company’s first media player to boast a dual-core1GHz chipset, the Galaxy Player 70 Plus also offers consumers a 5-inch display, ...

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Google’s Siri-beating ‘Assistant’ due by Q4 2012

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Google is expected to formally announce its Siri-like experience later this year as it unveils Google Assistant.  Rumored by one source to arrive by the fourth quarter of the year (Q4 ’12), this is said to be the Project Majel stuff that was getting tossed around late 2011. According to ...

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Huawei next to manufacture T-Mobile myTouch smartphones

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After what started out as an exclusive relationship between HTC and T-Mobile USA, the myTouch series has evolved to include LG.  Looking ahead a bit it appears that Huawei is next in line to offer a pair of smartphones bearing the carrier’s signature line. Pocketnow (who else) has ...

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HTCDev releases new APIs for Android developers

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Developers have new tools to take advantage of Beats Audio, lockscreen intregration, and more.

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Samsung Galaxy S III reportedly on track for April release

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Word on the street today is that Samsung’s much-anticipated Galaxy S III is slated for a March announcement followed by an April launch. The news of this comes from ZDNet Korea who allegedly confirmed the time frame with Samsung’s advertising and marketing firm Cheil Worldwide. The ...

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Samsung moves 2 million Galaxy Notes

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Samsung has already sold two million Galaxy Notes in the few months since it made its late fall debut.  According to an article on Forbes from a few days ago, Samsung is hoping to sell 10 million of the 5.3-inch handsets by the end of 2012. We’ll have to wait a bit to see just... Read More

OnLive Desktop arrives with full Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader support

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OnLive released a new Android application into the market today which should appeal to business users and students alike.  Called OnLive Desktop, it’s premise that somewhat resembles their gaming app and service already available in multiple formats.  In this case it’s ...

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