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Quick Deals: Herotab M6 Gingerbread Tablet for just $159

The Herotab M6 is not exactly one of the most hyped over devices out there, as it’s packing Gingerbread, but it still looks like a decent tablet. It’s rocking a

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US Airways Making Mobile Boarding Passes More Prevalent

In the world of travel, smartphones have become one-stop mobile travel agents. With a smartphone and an internet connection you can take care of just about any travel arrangement necessary

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Sharp Launching Aquos 3D Android Handset in Japan

3D Android phones haven’t really taken off just yet. Even with HTC’s big marketing behind the Evo 3D, and the LG Optimus 3D, we haven’t seen much adoption right out

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Galaxy Tab 10.1 4G Now Available in Canada

The 4G LTE Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been available for some time in the United States from Verizon, but our Canadian counterparts have been stuck with WiFi-only models. That changes

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BigAndroidBBQ Gathers Steam as Verizon, Swappa, Adobe and Orbotix Join Sponsors

The BigAndroidBBQ is now just three weeks away but that doesn’t mean big companies aren’t still trying to get in on the action. Today sees four highly reputable names join

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Barnes & Noble Steps Up Push for Android Developer

Barnes & Noble, growing increasingly serious about their Android efforts, has begun touting the benefits of their NOOK App Developer program.  I recently spent some time speaking with Claudia Romanini, Director

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Google Maps Gets a Minor Update

Google pushed out a minor update (v5.10) to their massively popular (100,000,000 – 500,000,000 installs!) Google Maps application yesterday, adding in a pair of new features. Users will find that

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Tripit App Gets a Facelift

TripIt pushed out an update to their traveling companion application earlier this week, hoping to spur even more usage among Android users. The facelift is designed to make it easier

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NFL 2011 Releases Bundle of New Apps Just in Time for Kickoff

The National Football League has released an official app for Android tablets today, just hours before the season kicks off.  Called NFL ’11, the app is a free download and

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Sony Ericsson Nozomi to Feature Ice Cream Sandwich, Launch Next Year

The Sony Ericsson Xperia series consists of some good Android handsets, not to forget the beautiful and stylish Xperia ARC. Last month, we first heard about the SE Nozomi which

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NVIDIA Kal-El Tablets Coming This Year, Smartphones Due Next Year

NVIDIA is a world renowned technology brand with many fans in the mobile world. Just about everyone is familiar with Tegra 2, the first dual-core mobile processor which was introduced

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Norton 2012 Product Line Includes Trio of Android Apps

Norton announced their 2012 product line this week and, sensing the growing mobile trend, unveiled a couple of new mobile-focused titles. Android users will be most concerned with a trio

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VLC Media Player for Android Finally Enters Private Beta After Months of Push Backs

If you’ve been waiting for the VLC Media Player to hit Android, chances are you’ve given up by now. We reported about it coming “within weeks” back in December and

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Create the Next Droid Bionic Ad and Win Cash in $25,000 Contest

Think you have what it takes to come up with a great television spot for the Droid Bionic.  Prove it!  Sign up for the new $25,000 contest kicking off today

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Alarm.com App Updated to Include Push Notifications

The Alarm.com app for Android was recently updated to include push notifications.  This is a pretty big deal considering you’re talking about home security and monitoring.  The latest release (v1.3.4)