LG Formally Unveils Optimus Net, Optimus Pro

LG unveiled another pair of Android devices today in the form of the mid-range Optimus Pro and Optimus Net. Expected to hit 30 markets across Europe this summer, both devices run Android 2.3 Gingerbread and look to find a home among first time smart phone buyers. The Optimus Pro features an ...

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Zinio Announces Support for Android 2.2+ Handsets

Zinio,the popular newsstand/ magazine application for Android tablets, is now available for Froyo and Gingerbread smart phones as well. After “tens of thousands” of immediate downloads upon entering the Android Market back in June, Zinio has hit the ground running. Expanding support ...

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SwiftKey X Released for Android Phones, Tablets

To celebrate the one year anniversary of its first beta release, TouchType has finally announced the arrival of Swiftkey X.  Designed in both phone and tablet-friendly versions, this has become one of our favorite keyboard alternatives over the last few months.  To kick things off, TouchType is ...

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Even After Updates, HTC Thunderbolt Still a Problem for Some

We’re not going to be the first to admit this, but the HTC Thunderbolt has been, for some, a very problematic handset.  Whether it’s random reboots, force closes, or unsupported applications, users have been suffering through a less than stellar experience since its debut.  A few ...

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Spotify Launches in U.S. With Motorola Named as Exclusive Mobile Partner

After a seemingly endless wait, Spotify’s award winning music service has come the United States.  But before you run off and sign yourself up, thinking you’ll have access to all that music on your smart phone, you might want to check to see who manufactured it first.  As it turns ...

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Hulu Plus Support Hits Four More Android Handsets

The number of devices supported by the Hulu Plus service has grown by four, bringing the total to ten handsets.  According to the Hulu blog, the latest with access to the streaming television and movie service are the HTC Evo 4G, HTC ThunderBolt, HTC myTouch 4G and G2.  The already supported ...

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Virgin Mobile Announces Revised Rate Plans

Virgin Mobile, following on the heels of Verizon, have announced some new rate plans of their own today. But unlike Big Red, these are likely going to be met with a tad bit more enthusiasm. The wireless provider has made a name for themselves with their Beyond Talk plans, matching an ...

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Sony and Adobe Team for $200,000 App Challenge Ahead of Tablet Release

Sony and Adobe have paired up for a new app contest in an attempt to drum up developer support for their forthcoming tablets.  As some of you might already know, Sony has a pair of tablets due in the fall which are expected to marry unconventional form factor with the company’s services ...

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Disney Brings Winnie The Pooh to Android in New, Interactive Story

Disney Publishing Worldwide has released a new Winnie The Pooh title into the Android Market today, just in time for his latest big screen adventures.  The interactive puzzle book  “Winnie the Pooh: What’s a Bear to Do” has you helping the beloved bear hunt down his honey pots.  Featuring ...

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Evernote Re-Imagines Android App for Honeycomb Tablets

Evernote has launched a completely new version of their note-keeping-task-managing-remember-it-in-the-cloud-and-share-it application for Android tablet and it’s unlike anything they have done before.  Chief among the details in this release are the ability to create notes with rich text, ...

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IMDb 2.0 Debuts with Gorgeous, Tablet-Friendly UI

One of my favorite things to do when watching television is to pull out my Android phone or tablet to check out the Internet Movie Database.  Whether it’s trying to find the name of that guy in the background or just browsing the trivia, IMDb always enhances my movie and TV experience. ...

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Ustream Updated to Support Honeycomb Tablets

A brand spanking new version (1.9) of Ustream has arrived in the Android Market and it brings a significant number of improvements along for the ride.  As you can tell from the headline, Android tablets running 3.0+ will now find the app works terrific.  Users will now be able to broadcast and ...

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Harman Among First Companies to Offer Android Open Accessory Protocol Support

Harman (JBL, Harman Kardon, Infinity) has become one of the first companies to support Google’s new Android Open Accessory Protocol.  Announced back at Google IO 2011, it allows for products running Honeycomb (3.1+) or Gingerbread (2.3.4+) to easily connect with accessories such as ...

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Droid Incredible 2 Gets Gingerbread Update

In terms of Android updates, Verizon has started off the week with a bang.  Following directly on the heels of yesterday’s maintenance release for the HTC Thunderbolt, the Gingerbread update has arrived for the HTC Droid Incredible 2. Customers can manually download and install the ...

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Google Shopper 2.0 Arrives with Refreshed UI

Google has released a brand new version of their Shopper application today, making it easier for consumer to find, save and redeem local offers.  Previous users will notice a refreshed user interface, moving ‘Starred’ and ‘History’ to the top and placing new tabs across the bottom. It’s ...

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