Rhetorical Questions: Android Apps

It’s Monday again which means it’s time to settle back into our work-week routines.  If you’re like us, this means you’re checking the new and notable app announcements, hitting up the Android Market and other sources, and paying close attention to Android games and ...

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Rumor: Samsung Prepping 5.3-inch Galaxy ‘Q’

The annual Consumer Electronics Unlimited (IFA) might still be six weeks away, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start the week off with a new rumor.  According to Yahoo! Korea (translated), the handset maker is putting the finishing touches on a 5.3-inch Galaxy Q handset, which they ...

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Additional Images of Verizon’s Sliding QWERTY from Samsung

The guys at AndroidCentral have posted a few additional pictures of the sliding QWERTY from Samsung headed to Verizon in the near future.  First uncovered a few weeks back, these new images confirm a couple of details for what may ultimately be the carrier’s version of the Galaxy S II ...

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Sprint-Branded Galaxy S II (Within) Spied in Wild

A pair of images surfaced over the weekend showing the Sprint version of the Galaxy S II might be ready for production.  The team over at This Is My Next obtained the two pictures which confirm the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread OS and 8-megapixel camera.  Of course, we’re also expecting a ...

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MobileMix June 2011: Android Leads Smart Phone Growth with 16 of Top 20 Devices

Millennial Media has released their June 2011 Mobile Mix report, which gives great insight into how the smart phone landscape is evolving.  We’ve tried to scale back on the number of “Android is growing super fast” studies but we always dig the way MM puts their reports ...

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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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