Prepare for disaster with these 30 essential Android apps

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You’d have to be completely unplugged from the world right now not to know about Hurricane Sandy and the impending Frankenstorm. Things are gonna get bad over the next couple of days and you need to be ready for whatever happens. This week can and will see canceled flights, closed transit ...

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PSA: Google, T-Mobile events scrapped in wake of Hurricane Sandy

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Here’s a quick and friendly public service announcement to let you all know that Google’s Android-related event has been scrapped today as a result of Hurricane Sandy.  What’s more, T-Mobile has also decided to push their fall showcase as well.  It’s not immediately ...

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When is my carrier getting the Galaxy Note II?

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There’s been a lot of chatter these past few weeks about the Samsung Galaxy Note II, and deservedly so. It’s a badass device that all major carriers are expected to carry this fall. So, now you’ve been convinced that it’s the handset for you and you’re looking to ...

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Samsung airing three new ads for Galaxy S III

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Samsung looks to be slowing with those commercial that poke fun of iPhone users who are waiting hours for the next, big thing.  We noticed that the hardware maker uploaded three new videos to YouTube that promote the Galaxy S III, one still taking a swipe at iPhone.  We’ve embedded the ...

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Angry Birds Seasons adds 30 levels, ghost bricks, more with Haunted Hogs update

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Rovio Mobile has released another 30 levels of fun, festive, pig smashing in their latest Angry Birds Seasons update, Haunted Hogs.  In addition to simply more levels of the popular game, this update sees the integration of  “ghost bricks” which behave differently from regular ...

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Look ma, more Nexus 4 pictures

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What do you know, more photos of the Nexus 4 have landed online with less than one week to go before we see it officially announced. The source @evleaks (whodathunkit) has provided what appears to be press renders that might find their way onto the Play Store site. There are no new specs or ...

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Are you guilty of “Sh*t Android Users Say”?

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Ever find yourself saying one or more of the following things about Android or the iPhone?  Ever run down someone else’s handset choice or talk up yours like crazy?  Sure you have.  Check out the video below (after the break), passed to us by the folks at Mobile Phone Finder.  While we ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: The Future, Pie UI Reimagined

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyman user.  Some of just like to change the home screen ...

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Comparing the Nexus 7 to the iPad mini

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Well, it’s official.  Apple has a 7.9-inch iPad mini coming in the next few weeks and it cost $329 or more.  Hide yo kids, hide you wives, this thing is going to kill off Android tablets.  If you listen to Apple tell it, the new device is going to be embraced unlike anything we’ve ...

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Five for Friday: Android apps for traveling on a budget

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Got some travel plans coming up this holiday season?  Of course you are; you’ve got family spread all over the globe and you’re the type of person to who loves to visit them all.  Our next question is, what are you doing to save on your expenses?  You’ve got an Android device ...

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Early Nexus 10 details seemingly confirmed via Picasa

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A photo which was recently posted to Picasa seems to confirm the rumors of a Samsung super tablet with a resolution of 2560×1920.  Said to be running software version JVP12C, the so-called Nexus 10 is the model that should come with a 10.1-inch display.  As of right now there are no other ...

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Sony outlines Jelly Bean updates for select Xperia models

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Sony today confirmed that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates are coming to a number of its Xperia models.  According to a post on the company’s blog, the Xperia T, Xperia TX, and Xperia V will see the update at some point in the middle of Q1 2013.  Other models expected to see their own ...

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Five things we’d still like to see in Google Play

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One of the newest features for the Google Play store (v 3.9.16) is the ability to add apps and games to a Wishlist.  As of right now the option only seems to operate as a place for you to tag items that you’d like to maybe purchase down the road.  While Google could have some great... Read More

5-inch 1080p HTC J Butterfly announced for Japan

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Well, well, well.  Looks like the rumors of a 5-inch HTC smartphone with a 1080p HD display turned out to be true.  HTC has announced a new device for Japan, the J Butterfly, which will likely end up in the United States in some capacity.

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Dynaflo Liquid-Armor review

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Take a look at the phone or tablet of yours and be honest with yourself.  It’s smudged or dirty, isn’t it?  OK, so maybe not right now, but at some point today it is going to get a little greasy or pick up some fingerprints.  That’s quite alright, though, as there’s a ...

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