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Orange announces San Francisco II for UK

  Orange today announced that it will soon be offering the Orange San Francisco II budget smartphone later this month. Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread and running an 800MHz processor,

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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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Sprinkle now available for Android 2.3+ devices

An update to the popular fire-fighting game Sprinkle allows for play on all Android 2.3+ devices, including many tablets. Available in the Android Market, the game is billed as a

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Shadowgun update allows for play non-Tegra device

  A new update to the incredibly sharp looking Shadowgun has opened the door to playing the game on non-Tegra devices.  According to Androidnext.dethe update changelog indicates support for  PowerVR and

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Taptu 2.0 prepares for Ice Cream Sandwich

  Taptu today announced it 2.0 released of their popular social news reading application for Android, adding new support for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.  Among the finer details, this

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Nook Tablet allows for third party app installs via web

Install your favorite book application on the Barnes & Noble tablet.

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eBLASTER helps parents sleep easy with Geofencing alerts [PRESS RELEASE]

VERO BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SpectorSoft® Corporation – the leader in PC, Mac, laptop, Internet, and mobile monitoring and analysis software – today introduced new Geofencing capabilities to enable parents to better understand

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Android reaches 200 million activations, doubles in just six months

Today, during Google’s music event, Google’s director of digital content for Android shared the latest number of global Android device activations — and boy was it a doozy. In just

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Qualcomm wants you to know they too can have exclusive games; say hello to GameCommand

Along with today’s announcement of Qualcomm’s new S4 Snapdragon processors comes Qualcomm’s answer to the whole NVIDIA Tegra optimized/exclusive game business. Qualcomm has announced GameCommand, an application designed to help

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Amazon: Buy a hotspot-ready Android, get a $100 gift card (Even penny phones!)

The holiday promotion runs through the end of the year.

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Qualcomm to cover all tiers of smartphones and tablets with new Snapdragon processors

Qualcomm announced their new next-gen Snapdragon S4 mobile processors today along with enhancements to their S1 line. Qualcomm aims to enhance user experience and improve battery life across all tiers

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Amazon pulling fast one, Kindle Fire hides competing ebook apps

After some examination, it’s been discovered that the Kindle Fire doesn’t show its competitors’ ebook apps in the App Store. This is an interesting move by Amazon.

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Sprint holding Black Friday frenzy on Thanksgiving weekend

With all these Black Friday deals floating around, Sprint didn’t want to be left out. So they’re holding a sale through Black Friday weekend, with some awesome deals on killer devices.

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Google Music officially launches with 13 million songs

After months in beta, Google Music arrives with an arsenal of features.

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HTC Sensation XL – Feel Every Beat [VIDEO]

Latest television commercial to launch HTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio. Make sure you feel every beat.