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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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ChumpDump, the Twitter Unfollow Game

A hilarious new game was released this week for the Android platform.  Anyone who is on Twitter can relate to the concept of Chumpdump.  Chumpdump works around the idea that you have an unnecessary amount of followers and tweets by “chumps”.  The premise of the game…get rid of ...

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New CEIVA Snap for Android App

CEIVA Logic, Inc announced earlier this week that they have released an application to the Android Market that will allow users to send photos over-the-air from their mobile device to any CEIVA-connected photo frame.  The application is called CEIVA Snap and since CEIVA invented connected ...

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Gameloft Getting Better at DRM

According to a happy Gameloft customer’s blog, they recently updated their digital rights management (DRM).  We have covered Gameloft’s antics in the past, but this blog post by David Loft praises Gameloft’s new stance on DRM and offers a little explanation taken straight from ...

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Garminfone Sales Not Satisfactory, T-Mobile Slashing Price

We’ve heard that Garmin-Asus and T-mobile”s navigation-savvy Android-powered Garminfone wasn’t selling too well. Asustek denied such rumors and continued to run their Garminfone ads for all to see. However, T-mobile has now dropped the price of the Garminfone from $199 to ...

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Froyo-based Cyanogenmod 6 Feature Walkthrough

Teamdouche is a well-oiled machine and is putting the finishing touches on their latest iteration of Cyanogenmod!  As we reported recently, members of the Cyanogenmod community have been hard at work on CM6.0 and now persiansown has posted a Youtube video to take a walk through some of what ...

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Android Market Will Hit 100,000 Apps This Month

The graph speaks for itself. According to Android Market web interface AndroLib.com, the Android Market now offers users more than 90,000 apps, and is on pace to end the month in six figures. It will reach this milestone several months shy of its second birthday. A year ago, the number was ...

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Update Hitting the Motorola Backflip (Not That One)

Motorola has released instructions for updating the Motorola Backflip (no, it’s not 2.1, just a software update) on their site. This update is meant to improve AT&T’s Blur-packing device in the following areas: Text messaging Display Camera Bluetooth Network Connections Android ...

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PSA: US Cellular’s Samsung Acclaim on Sale Today

Today marks the day that US Cellular begins offering Android devices.  If you live in one of the markets where US Cellular service is offered, you should head to your local store and check out the new Samsung Acclaim.  Sold exclusively through the regional carrier, the Acclaim is powered by ...

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Android SDK Updated

Google announced on the Android Developers blog that the Android 2.2 SDK has been updated to match the most recent system image that was pushed to the Nexus One (FRF91). In the post, Android SDK Tech Lead Xavier Ducrohet says: As you may have noticed, the source code for Android 2.2, which we ...

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Android Gains Market Share While All Others Lose It

Over the last three months, all of the major mobile platforms lost share to Google Android.  Although still in fourth place, Android increased by four percentage points from February to May, whereas Android’s number one competitor, Apple decreased one point.  (Although, it should be noted ...

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New Rover Android Tablets to Rival iPad

Rover, a Russian hardware manufacturer, has unveiled 5 new tablets, 4 of which run on Android. These devices look promising, with specs that may even rival the Apple iPad. the most impressive by my standards is the RoverPad TegA W70, which runs android 2.1, has a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen, ...

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Trillian Prepping Beta Release of Android App

Trillian, the super popular all-in-one instant messaging service/application, is headed to Android. In fact, according to the developers at Cerulean Studios, a beta is merely weeks away. Not only will we be seeing a full-featured application that meshes AIM, Google Talk, Facebook Chat, and ...

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The Shocking Costs of “Free” Navigation, According to Garmin

Garmin went traveling in France with an O2 UK Android phone to test Google Maps Navigation and highlight the real cost of free navigation. According to the press release, to navigate from Calais to Paris (185 miles, 297 km) you will need 12-13 megabytes and it will cost you, depending on your ...

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Android Gaming to Get a Boost from OpenFeint Solution

Everyone knows Android trails the iPhone when it comes to the volume of quality games and top-shelf developers.  Things look to be changing this summer, however, with the advent of OpenFeint‘s commitment to the platform.  Mobile social gaming giant OpenFeint  has announced that its 9,200 ...

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FANFEST! Celebrate Two Years of Android with Big Texas BBQ!

Attention Android fans and developers!  Mark your calendars for October 3rd.  That’s the day we’ll all be celebrating two years of Android with a huge BBQ down in Austin, Texas!  Yeah, we know Android is about to celebrate its third anniversary in November, but most people only know ...

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