Swiftkey Flow beta kicks off for Android

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PSST! Hey you.  Yeah, you. Wanna try out a new version of one of the best keyboard apps for Android? You’re gonna love it; Swiftkey Flow is the new beta that you need in your life. After having been teased for a while, the app has finally arrived in both smartphone and tablet form.  

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: Curcuna

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You'll be surprised at how easy and how cheap it is to get this look. Spoiler alert: It's FREE.

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Etsy releases app for Android (Finally!)

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For all you Etsy-holics, you know that getting Etsy on your device can be a pain in the crafts. Fortunately, Etsy has heard your cries of despair, and has announced their official Android app. The app comes in English, French, Dutch and German. It also allows you to: Search across the entire ...

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Google I/O 2013 to be held May 15-17 in San Francisco

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If you’re a Google developer, engineer, or just a superfan, you know that Google I/O is the place to be. Google’s Vic Gundotra has just announced that the 2012 Google I/O conference will take place on May 15-17 in San Francisco, CA, at the Moscone West. The conference, while held ...

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Android monthly update: Gingerbread still has majority, Jelly Bean climbs up

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In this month’s update concerning the distribution of OS versions across devices, we’re seeing things move forward… at least a little bit. Here’s a rundown of the numbers: Version Codename API Distribution 1.5 Cupcake 3 0.1% 1.6 Donut 4 0.3% 2.1 Eclair 7 2.7% 2.2 Froyo 8 ...

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Tech 21 GSIII Impact Shell review

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The Tech21 Impact Shell is a unique protective case for your Samsung Galaxy S III in that it features a secret sauce. No, we’re not talking about Thousand Island dressing or anything like that. In this case, Tech21’s special ingredient is their D3O technology. D3O is a patented ...

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In Brief:15 other Android things worth knowing (Nov. 29)

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This week features AVG Antivirus, DataViz, Skifta, Dr. Seuss, HeyZap, T-Mobile, Quickbooks, Lookout, Biscotti, and more.

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Did you know? Disney now offering 16 Android apps

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Are you new to Android? First of all, welcome to the club, we think you’re gonna like it here. Next, let’s help you get started with some new apps and games. For today’s post we figured we’d start with one of the biggest names in media: Disney. Aside from the recent Star ...

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Consumer Reports releases mobile carrier rankings: AT&T worst, Verizon best

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Not a whole lot of surprising stuff here, as Consumer Reports has released this year’s mobile carrier rankings. The results show Verizon at the top of the chain, while AT&T trails all of their competition, coming in dead last. Remember, though – the results are based solely on ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note II now available on Verizon

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We said it yesterday, and it looks like Verizon came through. The Samsung Galaxy Note II is now available on Big Red, both in stores and online. You can pick yours up for $299 on a 2-year commitment. The phone comes with all the standards: 5.5-inch non-PenTile HD SuperAMOLED screen ...

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Supertooth Disco 2 review

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The SuperTooth DISCO 2 is a portable speaker that connects to all of your Bluetooth devices. Like its predecessor, it also offers a 3.5mm audio jack for direct connection to MP3 players, laptops, and other products. Regardless of how you opt to connect to the Disco 2, we’re sure ...

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ZTE Apache rumored with 8-core processor

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Awww, how cute… your dual-core and quad-core handsets are so darling.  Check out my new 8-core smartphone. If the recent chatter is correct, this is exactly what some will be saying in the shorter term as ZTE is said to be working on such a behemoth. Called the ‘Apache’, the ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: Nexusonic

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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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Galaxy Note II on sale: $175 for new customers, $200 for upgrade through Amazon Wireless

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If you’re the phablet type, then you’re probably ga-ga over the Galaxy Note II. Fortunately for you, buddy, Amazon Wireless has a deal for you: $175 for a GNII on a new contract, or $200 for an upgrade – both with AT&T. The rub? Both devices are listed as backordered, so ...

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Google Chrome to align versions across all platforms by early 2013

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In a Google+ post by the Chrome team, we should hopefully be seeing an alignment of all Chrome versions – including Android – by early next year: Q. Chrome for Android is still at v18, while regular Chrome is at v23. When will Chrome for Android catch up? A. Soon! We expect an ...

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