Xobni for Gmail Arrives in Private Beta; Xobni for Android and iPhone Moving to Beta Soon

Many of us are already familiar with Xobni, the social networking integration tool, and now, a private beta for its highly-anticipated product for Gmail and Google Apps – Xobni for Gmail, has been announced. The product is free and helps users find and easily manage contacts. Xobni will move ...

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Sprint Update Brings Froyo and ID Packs To New Devices

According to a press release, Sprint will be releasing an OTA update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Samsung Epic 4G. No, its not Gingerbread (Android 2.3), it just adds support for Sprint’s ID packs. The ID packs are essentially specially chosen application and widgets depending on ...

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PlayOn Doesn’t Want You to Miss a Minute of March Madness

March Madness is a crazy time for Basketball fans everywhere, and thanks to PlayOn, you won't miss a minute of the action. According to prweb, PlayOn allows you to stream the games to nearly every Android device running at least 2.2 (They have also added support for iOS, GoogleTV, Roku, and ...

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Best Buy Launches Sprint Nexus S Pre-Orders Today

Boy Genius is reporting today that Best Buy has announced that they will be begin to take pre-orders for the Sprint version of the Nexus S starting today. There is no word on what the final pricing is going to be for the Gingerbread handset, but Boy Genius confirmed by contacting a Best Buy ...

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Adobe AIR Updated for 3.0

More good news for those of you who are proud owners of devices running 3.0. Adobe has updated their AIP app to provide official support of 3.0, giving you more awesomeness on your Honeycomb device. The full update list taken from the market:

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AT&T Statement: “T-Mobile Customers Will Have To Replace 3G Handsets After Merge”

This is getting a bit concerning, Yahoo Finance is reporting that AT&T has made a statement saying that T-Mo customers who have 3G handsets will need to have their devices replaced if the recently announced merger goes through. The reason being that once the acquisition is finalized, AT&T ...

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Get Your Swap On With Swappa.com

I have a feeling with the recent announcement about AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile, there are going to be a lot of people that are going to be looking to switch to one of the CDMA carriers, and that means a device change. Only problem is, those pesky two year contracts can make it prohibitive ...

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Sprint and Google Voice Get Cozy; Heavy Integration Coming (UPDATE)

In an unfathomable move, the third largest wireless carrier in the US has allowed Google passage far beyond what anyone would have expected. Today, before the company’s scheduled CTIA show-off session, Sprint and Google have announced a partnership that will seemingly end what many are ...

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Sprint Announces Nexus S 4G

Today Sprint announced a new device to their slowly growing, yet greatly improving line of Android devices. Sprint announced the Nexus S 4G, their fourth 4G phone. The Nexus S 4G will be sporting the same Super AMOLED screen that can be found on the T-Mobile's Nexus S. Other specs are also just ...

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VLC Media Player for Android in 1-2 Months

Work is still underway on an Android version of VLC Media Player, the open source, cross-platform media player that plays just about any kind of file you throw at it, and a beta is expected within a month or two. This new time frame is pushed back quite a bit from what we’d heard in... ...

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HTC Thunderbolt Rooted!

Well, you had to know it would happen sooner or later. The HTC Thunderbolt, one of the most talked about, loved, and delayed phones we've seen to date, has been rooted.

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AT&T Set to Buy Out T-Mobile

Though not strictly Android-related, AT&T’s announcement that it will buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion is news that will have a huge impact on many of our readers. Combining the two carriers’ infrastructure should mean a more solid network for customers, ...

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Interesting Rumor/Idea: Is Amazon Working on an Android Powered Kindle?

There is an interesting idea presented in a post over at the New York Times blog system, talking about the fact that Amazon has posted five new job openings, looking for Android devs. The most notable thing is that the job listings are inside “Lab 126″, which is the division of ...

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For People (Guys) Who Always Forget to Send Greeting Cards, SMSW!ish

I have never been a guy who has been really good at sending any sort of card. I miss birthdays, anniversaries, you name it. It’s not because I don’t care, but rather because I honestly forget to go to the store and get a dumb card to send. Iconosys looks to help people like me... ...

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Looking to Learn how to Monetize Your App? APPNATION is Your Ticket!

Last October, we sent one of our editors, Ray Walters, to the APPNATION Conference in San Fransisco, where he reported on the event and got to talk with some movers and shakers in the mobile industry.  Ray said the biggest takeaway he had was that the conference was uniquely geared towards the ...

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