Google Music to Finally Launch, Without Major Label Backing

Without knowing all the details, it stuns me that record labels in America continue to be very short sighted about the fact that the vast majority of consumers get their music digitally from the internet. Perhaps they are still smarting over the Napster debacle from the 90's, but if an ...

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Awesome Launcher ADW-EX Updated to v1.3.2

One of the best home screen replacement apps known as ADW-Ex has received a large update.  The developer @Anderwebs has pushed some exciting new features that many of us have been waiting for.  Originally released v1.3.0 came out over the weekend and was followed up by v1.3.1 which had some ...

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Amazon Wireless Offering Droid Incredible 2 for $79

Amazon must be getting tired of all their potential customers heading over to Wirefly for the cheapest prices on new devices.  The “beta” Amazon Wireless store is offering the Droid Incredible 2 for a mere $79.99 which might make the decision between a Thunderbolt and the Incredible ...

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Did Someone Say HTC + Honeycomb?

While we are still awaiting for the releases of HTC’s two 7 inch tablets, the the Flyer and the EVO View 4G, we saw some fun news from our friends over at  pocketnow.com. Keep in mind that these 7 inch tablets will only be running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and work with a separate stylus ...

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Gundotra Promises Plenty of Android for Google IO 2011

Earlier today, Vic Gundotra took to the Google blog to shed a few details on the annual Google IO conference, set to kick off tomorrow. And as we had hoped, there looks to be plenty of Android on the agenda.  Of course with 21 session scheduled and a third floor takeover, we would expect ...

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Sony Ericsson Provides Information Regarding the Linux Kernel on Xperia Devices

Sony Ericsson once again proving they are “developer friendly” in their latest line of Android devices.  Just over a month ago, we highlighted about SE’s plans to allow developers to unlock their bootloader using a website on a handful of new Xperia devices.  Now they’ve ...

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CyanogenMod v7.0.3 Released With Bug Fixes and Security Update

The most popular series of custom ROM’s has received yet another major update.  CyanogenMod v7.0.3 and v7.0.3.1 depending on the device, include a very important security fix.  The CyanogenMod team highly recommends the update for any user currently running versions 7.0 7.0.2 or 7.0.2.1 ...

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Lynx Stream Captures Every Moment from That Party You Can’t Remember

Going out with a bunch of friends after work tonight?  Make sure you download Lynx Stream so you can recall all the events tomorrow.  We’d hate to see you wake up in the morning with some sort of “Hangover” where you can’t remember a thing beyond that fifteenth beer. ...

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First Look at Angry Birds Rio Beach Volleyball Update [VIDEO]

Rovio Mobile has released a short YouTube video which gives us a great look at the upcoming Angry Birds Rio update.  The first downloadable update, “Beach Volley” is due in short order,  promising a host of new levels of gameplay.  We’re big fans of the polished look to the ...

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ZipCar launches Android App to Help You Own a Car, One Hour at a Time

For those of you city dwellers who do not own a vehicle, but would like to have access to one from time to time, Zip Car offers you just that with the ability to rent a vehicle for an hour or a day. I first saw the Zip Car model when visiting home in Boston, and I thought it was a great idea, ...

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Samsung, AT&T Announce $199.99 Infuse 4G For May 15

Exactly four months from the day they first announced the handset, Samsung and AT&T have officially given customers a firm price and launch date for the Infuse 4G.  Look for Ma Bell to offer the “Nation’s Thinnest 4G Smartphone” at $199.99 come May 15th.  How thin? ...

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AGTN Droidcast #51 Tonight with Sonos and T-Mobile

We are preparing for another big AGTNFTW Droidcast this evening.  Special guests from Sonos and T-Mobile are headlining the show tonight.  The T-Mobile KMOBS challenge will be a big topic and should make for an interesting discussion.  Great interviews and the usual geek talk are in line for ...

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Taptu 1.4 Arrives with Tablets In Mind

News and RSS reader Taptu just dropped version 1.4 in the Android Market bringing a completely new experience with it. Designed with 3.0 tablets in mind, Taptu takes advantage of the Fragment API, splitting things up nicely across large screens. The new release offers users a handful of ...

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Google Earth Gets Honeycomb Optimization

An update to the Google Earth app for Android today adds enhanced support for Honeycomb tablets. As detailed on the Google Blog, the application adds features such as full textured 3D buildings and a host of layers (Panoramio, roads, Wikipedia, etc). Tap on a picture or entry and watch the ...

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Barnes & Noble Expected to Announce Another Nook on May 24

Barnes & Noble is expected to announce another device in their NOOK lineup later this month, possibly more powerful than its predecessors.  Although the full details remain hazy at this point, whispers peg the new model with a couple of potential features.  On one side, the word is that ...

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