Lookout Extends Security to Browser with New ‘Safe Browsing’ Feature

Lookout Mobile Security has added yet another fantastic feature to their Android application today with the integration of Safe Browsing.  As the name implies, it brings the company’s excellent security services to your Android browser.  Because this system is real-time and updated in the ...

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GPS War Heats Up as Garmin Acquires Navigon AG

Garmin Ltd. and Navigon AG announced this afternoon that they have agreed to terms which will see Garmin to acquire the privately held German navigation company. Barring any snags in the regulatory approval process, the deal will have Navigon operating as a subsidiary of Garmin, strengthening ...

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King Kong Andy Takes on Pesky Steve Jobs in Latest Shirt Design

Steve Jobs is at it again, trying to take down the behemoth Andy.  The battle first started in the Andy Versus series, and later in Unstoppable, continues today in King Kong Andy.  And as you’ve probably already pictured in your head, it features our beloved Android taking on Steve in a ...

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‘My Data Manager’ Helps Consumers Monitor Data Usage at App Level

Let’s say for a moment that you have an Android handset with a limited amount of data allotted each month.  Be it for budgetary reasons or personal preference, you’ve got 1GB that you’re allowed to share across web browsing, social networking apps, email, etc.  For some this ...

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Overhauled WeatherPro 1.5 Arrives With Oodles of New and Improved

MetoeGroup just reached out to us know that they’ve released a new version of their WeatherPro application for Android.  This release (1.5) is said to be faster, more stable, and feature a bunch of new details. What’s more, there are significant improvements to existing  features, ...

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T-Mobile Giving Dads (And Everyone Else) 1 Year of Free Data

T-Mobile is gearing up for a one-day-only deal for you or your favorite dad.  This year the carrier plans on tossing in one year of data for any qualifying talk, text, and data plan.  Unfortunately it’s just the $10 data plan tossed in, saving your $120 over the course of a year. ...

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Motorola Televation Streams Live TV to Connected Devices

Motorola Mobility just announced a new broadband device designed to share live TV across other connected IP devices.  Called Motorola Televation, it uses a 1GHZ digital QAM tuner and CableCard to pull broadcast television out of coax outlets and transmit it as DRM-protected MPEG-2 to MPEG-4.   ...

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Track, Analyze, and Compare Bicycle Rides with Strava

Cycling enthusiasts have another biking app to put on their radar with Strava landing in the Android Market late last week. Like its iPhone counterpart before it, lets users track speed, power, distance, and climb from their handsets while on the go. Using the GPS found in Android smart phones, ...

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Samsung Mobile Singapore Outs High-Res Images of AT&T Galaxy Attain

The Singapore division for Samsung Mobile has accidentally outed the first high-resolution images of AT&T’s Galaxy Attain.  The Ma Bell-branded version of the Galaxy S II doesn’t have a launch date but that apparently doesn’t matter.  Come to think of it, there ...

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Sprint’s Mid-Range Samsung Conquer 4G Expected Late July

Additional details surfaced over the weekend for an upcoming Samsung handset headed to Sprint. Previously known only by its model number SPH-D600, the phone is expected to be called the Samsung Conquer 4G when it arrives July 24th. Specifications include a 1GHz processor, 3.1-megapixel camera, ...

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GiqueGear ‘Smart Station’ is Handy Hybrid Carrying Case

I’d like to turn your attention a company called GiqueGear (pronounced Geek Gear)and their Smart Station carrying case/phone stand hybrid.  These guys have come up with what I think is a unique approach to protecting and carrying your Android handset. I was somewhat hesitant to try out a ...

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Get Your Newspaper Fix with PressReader

About two weeks into playing with my Motorola XOOM, I realized that my Android usage was starkly different on tablet than it is on a handset.   The types of applications I was using on a 10-inch tablet were more geared to consumption of data.  Be it magazines, books, web, or news apps, I ...

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Adobe Peers into the Future of Linked, Location-Based Apps

How cool would it be to arrive at a museum and have your phone tell you that there is an official app designed to walk you through the halls?  Acting as a virtual tour guide, the app would tell you all about the pictures and sculptures in the halls. While that application would be awesome,... ...

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Amazon Stocking up on Digital Magazines Ahead of Android Tablets?

Could Amazon be adding a bunch of digital magazines to their repertoire in anticipation of their Android tablet launch?  It certainly looks that way. According to a website called Beyond Black Friday, the online giant has been busy lately, offering up a host of new Kindle versions of magazines. ...

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Living Vicariously: Watch Motorola and Sprint Luncheon Event [VIDEO]

Motorola and Sprint took to New York yesterday where they announced a renewed partnership and unveiled a pair of new Android smart phones in the process.  Press releases and images were immediately made available and paint a good picture as to what to expect.  Later in the day, Sprint dropped a ...

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