Download ‘The Xtra Factor’ App to Keep up with Simon Cowell’s New Fall TV Series

Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul have invaded U.S. televisions again as Fox’s new series, The X Factor, gets underway.  And just in time to begin voting and following the goings-on, an official Android application has arrived on the scene.  Called The Xtra Factor, it’s a free download ...

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Lowe’s and Jimmie Johnson Giving Away Free Samsung Galaxy Tabs (7-inch)

In the market for a new refrigerator or washing machine? You might want to head to Lowe’s between now and October 3rd for your home appliance needs. Why? because Samsung, Jimmie Johnson & Lowe’s have teamed up and are now offering a free 7″ Samsung Galaxy Tab with ...

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OrangePixel Releases Stardash, the Side-Scrolling Gameboy Throwback

OrangePixel is fast becoming one of my favorite retro/throwback Android game developers. Today sees them releasing another fantastic side-scrolling game, Stardash, which looks and feels like one of our first Gameboy games. We’re talking the stuff from late 1980’s and early ...

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GetJar Gold Program Proving Successful (For at Least One Developer)

Curious to hear how that new GetJar Gold program is working out for Android developers?  Well, so far Mobisoft Corporation is very pleased with how their remote desktop client, Imperio, has been received using the new system. For those unaware, GetJar Gold is a service that sets paid, premium ...

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Nuance’s Text-to-Speech Now Provides Turn-by-Turn Directions in Waze

Nuance Communications, Inc., the secret sauce behind T-Mobile’s myTouch Genius Button and Dragon Naturally Speaking, have announced their next mobile move. Starting a few weeks back, Nuance began powering the complete voice guidance in turn-by-turn directions for Waze, the social mapping ...

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Best Buy to Offer ZTE Score for Cricket Wireless

Cricket Wireless has announced the second Android smart phone to support the Muve Music service just days after unveiling the Samsung Vitality. The ZTE Score will be available for $129.99 when it goes on sale later this month, giving subscribers a low-cost Android alternative. Unlike the ...

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Best Buy Weekly Circular Added to TheFind App

Best Buy has been added to the growing catalog of, well… catalogs compiled and curated by TheFind.com.  Effective this coming Sunday, September 25th, the Best Buy weekly circular will be found in the same place as Crate & Barrel, Nordstrom, and William-Sonoma.  In fact, there are more ...

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Google Announces Multiple Sign-In, New Preferences for Gmail Mobile

Google announced this afternoon that the Gmail mobile website has been updated with a couple of new features.  Like its desktop counterpart, users can now log in with multiple accounts and bounce back and forth.  Users can also append a mobile-specific signature to their message so readers know ...

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GAMEVIL Release Action RPG ‘Destinia’

GAMEVIL, one of the more popular developers in the Android Market, has released a new action RPG game today. Called Destinia, it’s a free download for any device running 2.1 or higher, including tablets. Gamers will find that they have more than 30 hours of gameplay ahead of them with ...

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Borrow Books from the Local Library with new Amazon Kindle Feature

Amazon, making good on promises from back in the spring, has started up their library lending service for Kindle.  Beginning today, those of you with a Kindle or a phone/tablet with the free Kindle app can borrow books from your library.  These books can be found at more than 11,000 libraries ...

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AT&T Announces $199.99 Samsung Galaxy S II for October 2

AT&T has officially announced (via twitter) that they’ll be offering the Samsung Galaxy S II come October 2nd.  Carrying the same price tag as Sprint’s version, the Epic 4G Touch, the phone will sell for $199.99 with a qualified two-year service agreement.  A quick spec primer ...

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Cross-Platform Social RPG ‘Buddy Rush’ Comes to Android

Team Sollmo, a division of Company100, Inc., announced today that their social/casual RPG game Buddy Rush has arrived on Android.  After already accumulating hundreds of thousands of Facebook and iOS users, this release makes the game truly cross-platform.  Gamers in Buddy Rush can choose from ...

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Verizon Announces $79.99 LG Enlighten for September 29

Verizon announced a new Android 2.3-powered handset today, tapping the LG Enlighten with a $79.99 price tag and a September 29th launch date.  Features for the entry level device include an 800MHz processor, 3.2-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and full-sized sliding QWERTY keyboard.  Given ...

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Drop the Star is an Addictive, Colorful Physics Puzzler

Maybe it’s the child in me but I’m a real sucker for splashy games with colorful graphics and simple premise. I love to come across titles that combine easy-to-learn gameplay with vibrant colors, catchy music, and tons of levels. That’s why I was only happy to learn of a new ...

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Adobe Flash 11, AIR 3 to Launch in October, Enable 3D Games

Adobe announced early this morning that they will be releasing new Flash Player and AIR utilities next month which will let developers combine HTML5, Flash, and other code. Due in early October, Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 will bring accelerated 2D and 3D graphics to the next generation of apps ...

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