Facebook Home will be available for select Android devices starting April 12

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Facebook today announced that the Facebook Home experience will be available for select Android devices starting from April 12. Right out of the gate, Facebook Home will be supported by the Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2, and HTC One X+. Of course, the two big flagship devices (Samsung Galaxy ...

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Potential future Google Now features found hiding in latest app release

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The guys over at AndroidPolice, as often is their wont, have gone digging through the recent Google Now (Search) app to see what’s hiding. And, as you can tell from the headline, there’s plenty of stuff tucked away, presumably waiting for activation. We’ll happily direct you ...

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Verizon CEO: “We would consider dropping contracts if consumers demand it”

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Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has not ruled out the possibility of dropping contracts, according to recent comments. Speaking with CNET at an industry event, the head honcho said that he’s glad to see other carriers trying new things and, if consumers demanded it, Verizon would be able to ...

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Android Version History: A Visual Timeline (Infographic)

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Maybe you’re new to Android and want to know what all this talk about Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich is all about. Maybe you’re the type who likes to live in the past. Whatever the case, we have just the thing for you! The fine folks over at Kinvey have created a infographic ...

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Samsung Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi) arriving in April with $449 sticker

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Samsung today announced that the Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi) will be available later this month for $449.99 at Samsung.com and authorized retailers. Aside from the connectivity, the hardware for the camera is the same as its AT&T and Verizon counterparts. Details include a 21X optical zoom, ...

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GameStop expands trade-in program to include more brands

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GameStop today announced that the device trade-in program has been expanded to include new brands. Effective immediately, phones and tablets from companies such as Motorola, Samsung, and BlackBerry are eligible for in-store credit or instant case at GameStop stores around the country. To help ...

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1,400 Best Buy retail stores to feature “Samsung Experience Shops

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Samsung and Best Buy today announced a partnership which will bring “Samsung Experience Shops” to 1,400 retail locations across the country. The first 900 of such min-stores will be available by early May with the remaining 500 locations rolling out over the summer. The Samsung ...

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Deezer music service comes to Android in beta release

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Deezer music service this week announced a new beta version of its Android app which aims to enhance the experience for users around the world. Key features include a new UI with “ergonomic design”, predictive search, and a built-in mini player. The beta version of the ...

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Google Now update includes real-time package tracking, quick settings

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The Google Now (Google Search) app for Android 4.1 devices or later has been updated to include a number of handy features. As you’ve guessed by the headline, you can now track shipped packages in real-time across select partners. Also included are quick feedback and settings on cards as ...

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Leaked images provide first glimpse of Facebook Home experience

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The first alleged images of the Facebook Home experience have leaked online, giving us an early look at what lies ahead for the HTC First.  As you can tell from the three photos things do not look to be too heavy on custom feel and, at first blush, look clean. We’ll have to see how... Read More

Twitter for Android updated with Holo UI, new features

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The official Twitter app for Android has been updated today, bringing about a new design and a number of new features. Available in Google Play immediately, the app looks more in line with Android 4.0′s Holo UI aesthetics. New in this release of Twitter for Android: We’ve got a brand new ...

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One year later, Android accounts for nearly half of all Instagram users

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One year after it made its debut on the platform, Android users make up nearly half of all Instragram users. A post on the Instagram blog tells us that Android now accounts for roughly fifty percent of all users but stopped short of providing any hard numbers. We’ve seen Instagram pick up ...

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Official Colourform widget bundle debuts for HD Widgets

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Cloud.tv has released the final version of its Colourform widget pack for HD Widgets. Available in Google Play for only $.99, the add-on bundle provides a seemingly endless number of customization options. We’ve been using the beta pack for the last few months and really love it, but the ...

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Rdio takes on Amazon, Netflix, Hulu Plus with new Vdio service

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As if we needed another entry in the video on demand space, Rdio has tossed their name in the ring. A new service, Vdio, is being previewed which lets users buy, rent, and share movies and television. We’re introducing the notion of Sets ­— playlists for TV shows and movies — so anyone can ...

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AT&T drops the Samsung Galaxy S4 to $199.99 with contract

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AT&T today announced the price of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 will be $199.99 with a two year service agreement. Initially listed at $249.99, the 16GB smartphone will be priced the same as the 32GB HTC One. Of course, it’s possible that AT&T really meant to have this price ...

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