Posts From Sam Herren

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Jabra TALK BT Headset review

In the world of BlueTooth headsets, the Jabra TALK is actually achieving mediocrity at its height.  I own several BT units from the Jawbone HD to my LG HBS-700 stereo

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Flipboard Arrives on Android…Finally. #parity

I awoke to the news in my Google Reader that the APK for Flipboard had escaped from the recently announced Samsung Galaxy 3.  This app with the long-ago released Netflix

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Geek Alert: Refurb’d Kindle Fire is $139 shipped from Amazon [LIMITED TIME]

Looking to pick up an Amazon Kindle Fire but don’t wanna spend $200 in the process? Why don’t you jump all over this deal then? Normally selling for $169 from

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Photographers Rejoice! Instagram posts a sign-up page for Android users.

    Instagram is just one of a handful of apps that have truly made iOS a must-have.  The other being the beautifully designed and addictive Flipboard.  After seeing hundreds

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Jawbone ICON HD Bluetooth Headset – [Review]

Just like with my Jawbone JAMBOX, the packaging for Jawbone products are premium and are a prelude to what will be found inside.  Maybe not as good as Apple iDevices

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus [Review]

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Motorola XOOM (WiFi) – Get on Board because the Ice Cream Sandwich Update is happening! (OTA)

  This morning was just like any other morning: got up early because the dog was barking to let me know that she had done her business in front of

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Platform Wars: A Meditation on the Amazon Kindle Fire and the B&N NOOK Tablet

  Last night on the weekly podcast, we discussed the Amazon Kindle Fire and the new Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet, or,  the artist formerly known as the NOOK Color.

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Do You Still Care That Android is Open Sourced? (Op-Ed)

It’s the last quarter of 2011, and Google has barely three years in the Android can.  I started thinking about this in the last few weeks and especially after writing

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to

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Motorola Hearts Google: A Love Story

Way back in September of 2005, Motorola came out with a bold new cellular telephone that could, in fact, sync with your Apple iTunes account.  This auspicious device was dubbed

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The WiFi XOOM Gets the Google Movie Player…But No Movies?

This morning I awoke to a brand new application in the Android Market: Google Video.  I can browse movies and even see the ones that I have on my XOOM,

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Tether your Wi-Fi XOOM to your Android Phone via Bluetooth

  I came across this beauty a few minutes ago on XDA.  Even though it’s a few months old, it definitely applies to the new Wi-Fi only XOOM and possibly

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Stock Google Voice app running on XOOM

    Today after playing around some more with the XOOM, I figured I’d try to install Google Voice one more time.  Well, what do you know.  It worked!  By

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And Just Like That, TweetComb Drops To The Price of Free

Was just browsing the Android Market from my XOOM and I stumbled upon TweetComb again. I was intrigued to use as an alternative to Plume but am now motivated because