Facebook Home now available for select Android devices

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The day is here, Facebook Home is in the Google Play Store and ready to transform your existing handset into a Facebook Phone. That is, provided, you own one of the select devices with official support. So far the only models on the market with Facebook Home’s blessing are the Samsung ...

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Big Android BBQ 2013 puts call out for sponsors, volunteers, and speakers

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It’s hard to believe it but we’re halfway toward this year’s Big Android BBQ. Having just passed the “less than 6 months to go” mark, the fourth (already!) event is slated to kick off on October 10 in Dallas, Texas. In an effort to help make this year’s ...

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Motorola Droid Bionic is Verizon’s latest to join Jelly Bean club

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Verizon’s latest member of the Jelly Bean club is the Motorola Droid Bionic, reports the carrier today. The Android 4.1.2 update begins rolling out in phases starting on April 15 and will bring your Droid Bionic current with 98.72.22.XT875.Verizon.en.US. As is often the case, the update ...

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Facebook Messenger updated with Chat Heads feature

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We, like some of you, have been refreshing the Google Play Store this morning as we look for the arrival of Facebook Home application. We just noticed that the the Facebook Messenger app has picked up an update which includes one of the features in the new experience. If you’re mostly ...

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Sprint now offering Samsung Galaxy S 3 in Amethyst Purple

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Sprint today announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S 3 in a “beautiful new Amethyst Purple color”. Offered in 16GB internal storage capacity only, the handset can now be snagged for a mere $99.99 (after a $50 mail-in rebate) with new contracts or eligible upgrades. For ...

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Om Nom returns in new Cut the Rope: Time Travel game

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Om Nom is back in his first new game in two years as ZeptoLab is teasing Cut the Rope: Time Travel. Unfortunately, we don’t have any details on the game yet and we can only guess at the premise. It doesn’t matter, though, we’re already on board. ZeptoLab has consistently ...

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Samsung announces Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3

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The new line of handsets begins deploying in May across Europe and Russia.

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ZTE intros Intel-powered Geek

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ZTE today introduced its latest Android smartphone, the Intel-powered GEEK, however there’s nary a release date or detail about market availability. Running Android Jelly Bean, the ZTE GEEK features a 5-inch 720p HD display, 8GB internal storage, 1GB RAM, an 8-megapixel camera, and ...

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AT&T and Boingo partner in global Wi-Fi roaming agreement

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AT&T and Boingo today announced a new global Wi-Fi partnership which sees subscribers of each service benefiting from the other. AT&T customers who subscribe to either the 300MB or 800MB Data Global Add-On package will be able to access Wi-Fi through Boingo’s hotspots with up to ...

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Google intros new look for Google Play Store

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  Google today introduced a new look for the Google Play Store for Android devices running 2.2 Froyo or later. The premise behind the new design is to make things quicker and easier to download and experience.  Rolling out in stages starting from today, the app focuses on bigger images, ...

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Google reportedly prunes 60,000 apps from Google Play Store

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Google has removed nearly 60,000 applications from the Google Play Store, according to various reports. It is unclear as to what the cause was for the mass removal; however, we’re happy to see Google cleaning things up. While Google doesn’t stand in the way of any developers listing ...

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Disney’s Where’s My Water, Temple Run Brave, Where’s My Perry, and Wreck It Ralph are now free (UPDATE)

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Four of Disney’s more popular Android games are now free in the Google Play Store. The titles include Where’s My Water, Where’s My Perry, Wreck-It Ralph, and Temple Run: Brave.  All four look to have been updated on March 29 and should remain free going forward. The Google ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 arrives in U.S. on April 11

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Samsung today announced that the Galaxy Note 8.0 will be hitting U.S. soils in but a few days, on April 11. Priced at $399, the 8-inch tablet will be offered at retailers such as Best Buy, Amazon, Newegg, and Staples. Accessories for the Galaxy Note 8.0 will be available in mid-April, including ...

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Marvel tries again with free “first issue” promotion

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Remember a few weeks back when Marvel was giving away more than 700 first-issue digital comic books? Remember how it clogged up the servers and pretty much amounted to a big bust? Marvel is back, hoping to  right things with a second effort. If you missed out on the first go’round or ...

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Tumblr app updated with Holo-inspired design

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The official Tumblr app for Android has been updated with Holo-inspired graphics and layout. Available immediately in the Google Play store, the free 3.3 free app is the perfect tool to manage your Tumblr account and website.  Although the update doesn’t have any new features, it’s ...

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