7-Inch GENTOUCH78 Tablet Available at KMART for $150

Kmart just became another place to shop for Android tablets.  Yeah, that Kmart.  They are currently offering a 7-inch tablet from a company called Augen that features some impressive specs.  Dubbed the GENTOUCH78, this unit is said to run Android 2.1 and supposedly promises access to the full ...

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Remove Bloatware from your Samsung Captivate

So you just bought yourself a brand new Samsung Captivate.  You are finding that you love just about everything except for say, fifteen preloaded AT&T titles.  Yeah.  There are a slew of apps that come installed on your phone, including AT&T Navigator, AT&T Radio, AT&T Maps, ...

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Review: Motorola H15 Bluetooth Headset

If you’re in the market to pick up a new Bluetooth headset for your Android phone, I recommend the Motorola Pure H15 from the AndroidGuys Store.  I recently spent some time with the device and found it to be rather impressive.

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Samsung Ad Takes a Dig at Antennagate

Samsung’s latest print ad for the Galaxy S series of phones is one of those coy, but highly effective swipes at a competitor.  Without calling the iPhone 4 out directly, it’s very obvious what the handset maker is hinting at.  It says everything without saying anything. Might we add ...

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Dropbox Installs Android Apps on the Go

Looking for a quick and easy way to install a few APK files but don’t have a USB cable handy? Here’s a tip from a Lifehacker user: Put the files in your Dropbox account and you’re already halfway done. Open up the Dropbox app on your phone and click on the file. The rest is... ...

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“Direct Access Numbers” Speeds up Google Voice for Android

A new version of Google Voice for Android has arrived today, and its primary directive is to speed things up. Previous releases of Google Voice were set up in a way that they had to make a request to the GV server every time you wanted to make an outbound call. The new feature, Direct... Read More

Uber-Popular Handwriting Recognition Software Graffiti Comes to Android

Remember Palm?  No, the old Palm.  Remember how convenient it was to write on your device and have it recognize your writing?  That software was called Graffiti and it pretty much went the way of the dodo bird, no thanks to today’s touch screen phones.  Billed as the world’s most ...

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Droid X Does Data Consumption, 5X Other Devices

The Droid X has only been out one week yet Verizon’s network is already feeling the effects.  Speaking at the paidContent Mobile conference earlier this week, Verizon’s business development executive director indicated that users of  their new super phone  are big on data, stating, ...

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B&N Releases “NOOK for Android”

Barnes & Noble are announcing today that they’ve released their popular eReader application into the Android Market.  Titled NOOK for Android, the app allows users to shop the Barnes & Noble eBookstore right from their Android devices. Peruse new releases, free classic titles, and ...

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“Sorry, Folks…” Nexus One No Longer Available Directly From Google

It’s official.  The Nexus One is no longer be available for purchase from Google.  If you visit the page set up for the handset you will find a bland grey box bearing the unfortunate news.  We just learned a few days ago that Google had shipped the last batches of the phone and that ...

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T-Mobile’s HSPA+ Network Expands to Nearly 50 Markets

Call it what you want, 3G, 3G+, or 4G.  Right now it doesn’t matter to T-Mobile.  Slap whatever name on it you want, they’re more concerned with building it out.  And they aren’t taking their time.  The HSPA+ network has now expanded to nearly fifty markets, reaching about 85 ...

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NearVerse Announces Proximity-based Music and Video-sharing App, LoKast

NearVerse has announced the release their first location-based Android application, LoKast.  Billing themselves as a proximity internet company, it makes sense that the application is designed around sharing music and video based on real-time location.  Already available for the iPhone, LoKast ...

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AppBrain Breaks Down the Current State of Android Apps

The team behind AppBrain has put together a very insightful look into the Android Market and the current state of its apps.  There are some truly interesting facts to glean from their research, some of which I’ll quickly outline.

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Droid X Does Send Photos Direct to Print at Local CVS

Hey Droid X owners!  Did you know that you could snap a picture and have it sent to your local CVS and turned into a 4×6″ print?  Yeah, Droid X does that.  Break out that high-resolution 8-megapixel camera and select “Print to Retail” from the Gallery menu.  Follow the ...

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Beta Test This! Baby ESP

The team behind Baby ESP are looking for some beta testers willing to give their app a thorough evaluation. After conducting some internal/private testing of their own, they are seeking up to 100 more users to test their server capacities and try to break the app.  So what is Baby ESP?  ...

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