Opera Mini 5.1 Brings Optimized Browsing to Android

The very popular, highly-optimized browser that is Opera has finally shed its Android beta tag.  Effective immediately, handsets running Android 1.5 or higher can take advantage of features such as tabbed browsing, password manager, bookmarks and Speed Dial.  Opera Mini 5.1 can be found for ...

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PSA: Droid X on Sale Today

Today marks yet another milestone for Motorola and Verizon as they unleash the Droid X on the world.  Powered by a 1GHz processor, the “Next Generation of Does” features a 4.3-inch touch screen, an 8-megapixel camera that records HD video, and HDMI output.  Customers can pick one up ...

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Beta Test This: Rdio, Social Music Service

Okay beta testers, it’s time to check out another Android application.  This time it’s for a social music service called Rdio (pronounced r-dee-o).  If you haven’t heard of the service, that’s alright.  Neither did we until this week.  Looking at their website, we learn ...

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SwiftKey Beta Hits Android Market and Boy is it Fast!

TouchType’s SwiftKey keyboard replacement for Android has arrived in a timed beta release.  If you have a phone running 1.5 or higher (who doesn’t?), I am advising you to hit the Android Market immediately to download this app.  It’s fast, smart, and clean.  In other words, ...

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Crafty Android Fan Replaces Range Rover NAV with Droid Incredible [VIDEO]

Check out the ten-minute clip below which shows how cool Android can be once it starts arriving in cars.  One of our readers passed along the following video where a Droid Incredible is used as a replacement for the OEM NAV that came with his Range Rover Sport.  Using a GVIF cable, he was ...

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Chili’s Grill & Bar Offers Free Chips & Salsa for Checking In (Foursquare)

Listen up Foursquare fans!  The next time you are out and about, looking for something to eat, swing by your local Chili’s restaurant and check-in.  Participating locations are now offering up free Chips & Salsa when guests check in using Foursquare.  We have heard of coffee shops ...

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Surprise! Motorola Happy they Put all Their Eggs in Android Basket

Hey, remember when Motorola was a big joke in the wireless industry?  Back in the days when Android was getting started and all we had to talk about were HTC products, Motorola was losing market share and money with its resources spread out over 17 platforms.  Fast forward to today where the ...

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Droid X Teaser Hits Internet, Scares us into Hiding [VIDEO]

Do Verizon and Motorola have some secret hidden agenda that has them wanting to scare everyone into buying Droid phones?  Check out the brilliantly designed and excruciatingly paced teaser for the Droid X, which happens to go on sale tomorrow.  We really don’t see anything at all, yet ...

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LogMeIn Provides Remote Access to PC, Mac with New Android App

LogMeIn has officially pulled the curtain back on their LogMeIn Ignition app for Android handsets.  Available in the Android Market for a one-time $29.99 fee, the app provides one-touch access to files and apps stored on PCs and Macs.  Anything you can do at your computer can now be done away ...

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Goby for Android Helps You Decide What to do This Weekend

Goby.com has been helping folks find new and interesting things to do based on location for quite a while now so it’s only natural that they make the jump to an Android app.  Available today, the free goby Android application will help cure your boredom no matter where you are.  With over ...

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Shazam Encore Arrives in Android Market

Music discovery service, Shazam, has announced that they now have two versions of their Android application.   First up Shazam Freemium which is essentially the same version many of us have come to know and love.  The only difference now is that users are limited to five tags per month.  Once a ...

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You Tell Us: What’s Your Favorite Food Related App?

In preparation for tonight’s podcast, we’d like to see what your favorite Android application is when it comes to food.  Do you use it to count calories?  Does it help you book tables at a local restaurant?  Did you use it for a recipe over the 4th of July weekend? Tell us! Leave a ...

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60 Best Medical Apps for Android

The very ambitious team over at EHR Software Advice have put together a list of the “60 Best Medical Apps” for Android phones.  Why do we view classify this as ambitious?  That’s easy.  They took the time to manually cull through 1,200 “Health” applications in the ...

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Good News, Bad News: Fring

Multi-platform chat and video chat service Fring has see their share of good news and not-so-good news over the last week.  First, it was announced last week that customers with Apple’s iOS4 platform could make and receive video calls with the cool kids on Android.  Even better was the ...

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Entry-Level Motorola Phone Spied with Verizon Branding

Yet another Android-powered handset from Motorola has been unearthed.  The Verizon-bound WX445 appears to be a budget-conscious phone, reminiscent of the Palm Pre Plus.  According to an Engadget source, the device features a screen around 2.5 inches and 3 inches, runs Android 2.1 with MotoBlur, ...

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