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

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

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Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD on sale today

Just a quick note to remind you all that the Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD are now available for Verizon customers.  The pair of Motorola smartphones are

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Acer prices 7-inch Iconia Tab A110 at $230

Acer today priced and dated its latest tablet, the 7-inch Iconia Tab A110, announcing it for sale starting October 30.  Priced at $229, the tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

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Swype beta intros trending words, dictionary sync, and more

The latest version of Swype beta is out and it’s packed with three awesome features that users will be sure to love.  Now, instead of teaching each of your phones

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Add credit to your Google Play account from the web

Google now lets users add credit to their Google Play accounts directly from the internet, bypassing the need for those physical gift cards.  You know the cards we’re talking about

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Don’t forget to request your Google Wallet Prepaid Card refund!

Those of you who have prepaid cards through Google Wallet are advised to request your refunds, as the feature is headed off into the sunset.  The process for obtaining your

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Google Play carrier billing coming soon to Verizon Wireless

Google Play Store offers a lot of goodies for Android users, like there is music, movies, books, magazines, and Android applications. Back in May, Sprint enabled the carrier billing for all the

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Amazon offering Samsung Galaxy S III for as low as $99

Looking to pick up the Samsung Galaxy S III?  Get yourself over to Amazon and take advantage of their limited-time sale.  As of right now they are offering the popular

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Samsung: Jelly Bean rollout to begin for U.S. Galaxy S III

Samsung has just announced that they will begin rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the U.S. versions of the Galaxy S III.  Stopping short of any particular

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5-inch 1080p HTC J Butterfly announced for Japan

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,

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: ALEX T style

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

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Ontrion Galaxy S III extended battery review

Regardless of carrier, Samsung Galaxy S III owners are advised to check out Ontrion’s line of extended battery options for the signature device.  Why?  Because they’re incredibly powerful, long-lasting, yet

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Sprint introduces Active Senior ID pack for Android handsets

Sprint, in an attempt to get an Android in the hands of every grandparent in the country, has released a new ID Pack aimed at seniors.  OK, so maybe it’s

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Rdio pushes out new beta client for Android

Rdio has released a new beta version of its music streaming app/service, dropping it in their Google Group today. Details for the new app include a redesigned UI that more

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Location sharing app Glympse gets major update

Glympse, perhaps our favorite way to share our location with friends and family, has completely redesigned itself and tossed in a bunch of new features. Available immediately in the Google