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    Facebook’s Nearby Friends announced for mobile
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    • 17 Apr, 2014

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    Facebook on Thursday announced a new feature that will allow mobile device users to share ...

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    Sony schedules multiple Xperia Z models for 4.4.2 updates
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    • 17 Apr, 2014

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    Sony expects to deliver Android 4.4.2 updates to a number of Xperia Z devices in May, according ...

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    Google dangles $100k carrot for Project Ara developers
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    • 17 Apr, 2014

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    Project Ara, Google’s modular smartphone endeavor, will be here before you know it. Just ...

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    Looking for the longest lasting battery experience for your smartphone? Here’s the top devices

    A smartphone that doesn’t last a day in the 21st century isn’t a smartphone worth ...

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    Toshiba envisions Project Ara as wearables, too
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    • 17 Apr, 2014

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    There’s no denying that Project Ara is an exciting project and one that will undoubtedly change ...

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DroidBooster Gives OEMs and Developers a Shot of Caffeine

Are you an Android developer or handset manufacturer who wants to optimize Java code performance?  Well, I guess you don’t have to look any further, according to FlexyCore, maker of DroidBooster. FlexyCore says they have developed a way to optimize Java performance many times over, by ...

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Dropbox Installs Android Apps on the Go

Looking for a quick and easy way to install a few APK files but don’t have a USB cable handy? Here’s a tip from a Lifehacker user: Put the files in your Dropbox account and you’re already halfway done. Open up the Dropbox app on your phone and click on the file. The rest is... ...

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BlindType, the Next Big Thing?

There’s a new keyboard on the block and its name is BlindType. As the name and suggests, it’s very tolerant to inaccurate typing. It’s not meant for blind people, but for blind typing. This could be the biggest typing breakthrough since Swype. You can even type without a ...

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Android’s First Official Gaming Challenge!

There is good news for all you hard core Android gamers out there, the guys over at Droidgamers.com are sponsoring the first ever Android Gamer Challenge!  They are looking to find out who is the best of the best at gaming on the Android platform, and are looking to do it by pitting gamers ...

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Verizon and Motorola Both Acknowledge Droid X Screen Issues

Verizon and Motorola have issued a statements regarding the Droid X‘s screen problems. Some users noticed flickering and vertical banding on their 4.3-inch screens. One unhappy camper even posted a video of it on Youtube. According to Verizon, not all Droid X’s have this issue. It ...

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“Direct Access Numbers” Speeds up Google Voice for Android

A new version of Google Voice for Android has arrived today, and its primary directive is to speed things up. Previous releases of Google Voice were set up in a way that they had to make a request to the GV server every time you wanted to make an outbound call. The new feature, Direct... Read More

Uber-Popular Handwriting Recognition Software Graffiti Comes to Android

Remember Palm?  No, the old Palm.  Remember how convenient it was to write on your device and have it recognize your writing?  That software was called Graffiti and it pretty much went the way of the dodo bird, no thanks to today’s touch screen phones.  Billed as the world’s most ...

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Droid X Does Data Consumption, 5X Other Devices

The Droid X has only been out one week yet Verizon’s network is already feeling the effects.  Speaking at the paidContent Mobile conference earlier this week, Verizon’s business development executive director indicated that users of  their new super phone  are big on data, stating, ...

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The Droid X Gets Rooted!

We previously reported that Motorola had implemented the eFuse process to try to stop people from rooting their brand new device, the Droid X.  Well, when you have an army that is as strong as the Android Army is, there is no barrier or fortification that seems to last very long!  The Droid X ...

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B&N Releases “NOOK for Android”

Barnes & Noble are announcing today that they’ve released their popular eReader application into the Android Market.  Titled NOOK for Android, the app allows users to shop the Barnes & Noble eBookstore right from their Android devices. Peruse new releases, free classic titles, and ...

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How To: Make Yourself a Crumply, Sketchy Home Screen

One of the great things about Android is the extent to which users can customize the user interface to their taste. With just a couple of readily available apps, you set up your phone to relive the days of doodling in notebooks and passing notes. Install ADW.Launcher, the Paperless System theme ...

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DIY Androids from Dyzplastic!

Dyzplastic has announced that they have some blank Android mini collectibles, and they’re coming to the International Comic-Con this week! These small Android robots are white upon purchase, but you can customize them to your heart’s desire with markers, paints, or whatever else you ...

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Android 2.1 Hits Cellular South’s HTC Hero

Cellular South, one of the first mobile carriers in the US to carry Android phones is giving the classic HTC Hero the 2.1 update. Their website is showing instructions on how to download the update, and lists all of the features included. The site is pretty detailed so you shouldn’t have ...

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“Sorry, Folks…” Nexus One No Longer Available Directly From Google

It’s official.  The Nexus One is no longer be available for purchase from Google.  If you visit the page set up for the handset you will find a bland grey box bearing the unfortunate news.  We just learned a few days ago that Google had shipped the last batches of the phone and that ...

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T-Mobile’s HSPA+ Network Expands to Nearly 50 Markets

Call it what you want, 3G, 3G+, or 4G.  Right now it doesn’t matter to T-Mobile.  Slap whatever name on it you want, they’re more concerned with building it out.  And they aren’t taking their time.  The HSPA+ network has now expanded to nearly fifty markets, reaching about 85 ...

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