Hangouts (formerly Google Talk) Android app review

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From the moment it was announced at I/O I was absolutely hooked. I used talk daily for work and a lot for talking to my fellow Android fanatics, so a face-lift and bundle of new features were definitely a welcome update. First let me talk about what a huge departure this is from the bland old ...

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Angry Birds making Galaxy line even more popular

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  Since the summer of last year, Samsung and Rovio Mobile have been teaming up to draw more attention to the Galaxy SII line. Two weeks ago, Angry Birds Space made its first appearance at SXSW in Austin, and yesterday the game was officially released to the Google Play Store. It’s ...

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New Kindle Fire months from production?

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  BGR is claiming that the next Kindle Fire is only months from production, and that it’s poised to be bigger, badder, and a whole lot faster. Rumor has it that the new Fire will bring a 10-inch display to the table, and pack a nice NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core. It’s supposedly ...

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Eldar Murtazin: GSIII design finalized, everyone wants a piece of the pie

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With all the rumors about the next flagship member of Samsung’s popular Galaxy line, the lines between reality and fantasy, at times, become blurred as our desire for something bigger, faster, and more powerful outweighs any thought of overall practicality. But according to Eldar ...

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MetroPCS and ZTE announce Score M, obviously not aiming for powerhouse

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ZTE and MetroPCS are poised to launch the ZTE Score M. The device will be the regional carrier’s first ZTE Android device, and will come with some low-end specs that include Gingerbread, a 3.2MP rear camera, 3.5-inch HVGA TFT screen, 600 MHz processor, 4GB of internal memory, MicroSD ...

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Swappa: a great place for buying and selling Android devices

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If you need to sell your used Android handset, or you’re in the market to buy a new device but you’re against paying the carrier prices, Swappa is your knight in shining armor. The reason they’re here, and why they’re better than Ebay, Craigslist or the like, is that all ...

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Kindle Fire Neck and Neck with Galaxy Tab

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Android Tablets are quickly catching up with iPads and TabClones for market shares, and we have our non-Google 7-inch powerhouse the Kindle Fire to thank. It’s blazed past all competitors in 2 short months since it’s release in November to now be neck-and-neck with the Samsung ...

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AT&T to Sweeten Data Plans on January 22nd

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AT&T is starting to shake things up a bit on the Tiered Data Plan spectrum.  Announcing new packages starting January 22nd, they hope to compete with Verizon while Big Red doubles the data. In a few days the $15 per month 200MB data plan will be bumped up to $20 and deliver 300MB. (Overage ...

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Galaxy S owners still have a glimmer of ICS hope

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Alright Galaxy S and original Galaxy Tab owners, prepare for another whip in the wind of Samsungs mood swings! As I’m sure you’ve heard, Samsung’s buzz in regards to delivering a tasty Ice Cream Sandwich to us in the form of a Galaxy S update has been, “No, we ...

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Solicit advice and opinions with Thumb

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Thumb (formerly known as Opinionaided) offers a good way to get real advice, or just to have a little fun. Say you’re shopping for a new couch. You can simply snap a picture of the couch you’re looking at, type the question “Should I get this couch?” or “Would this ...

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SanDisk Memory Zone nice way to keep track of all your media everywhere

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SanDisk’s free Memory Zone app has caught the attention of data conscious people – like myself. The app is very easy to use, scans, indexes and backs up virtually all your media stored both locally and in the cloud. Offering to scan internal and removable SD cards, Dropbox, ...

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The ides of January bring a new addition to the Iconia line

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In the hubbub of price reductions, fire sales, sub $200 tablets masquerading as E-Readers, $100 dollar Chinese knockoffs, and other various developments making us go tablet crazy, I must say that this is something that, while it would be quite easy to overlook, it stands out from the rest after ...

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ShopSavvy follows Google, releases a wallet service

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If you’ve been interested in Google Wallet and other similar apps, Shopsavvy has just updated to version 5.0, and they’ve added a wallet feature to the already popular app. The name, however, is abit misleading because as Alexander Muse points out here, saying “Google Wallet ...

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Sony Ericsson teases us with pending handset announcement

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It seems that Sony Ericsson is teasing us with something identical to the Xperia Arc, as you can see from the photo, on which the caption read “just a few more days until we can reveal some interesting news.” So we’ll no doubt know what this device is by CES. This could be one ...

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Pantech to release sub $300 waterproof Pantech Tablet next week

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Some exciting news for AT&T customers that we can’t wait to get our hands on as well. We’ve just learned from BGR about the announcement of the Pantech Element, which should be released on January 8th at $299.99 with a 2 year LTE data contract, or $449.99 without a contract. As ...

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