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    Flickr 3.0 debuts with new look, filters, and more
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    • 18 Apr, 2014

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    Flickr on Thursday rolled out a new version of its Android and iOS applications. Redesigned ...

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    Prospective Google Glass buyers can “try on” before buying
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    • 18 Apr, 2014

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    Google is making it easier for those wanting to purchase Google Glass but are hesitant in ...

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    MetroPCS now offering Samsung Galaxy S5
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    • 18 Apr, 2014

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    MetroPCS on Friday announced the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. ...

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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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Is This Android 2.2? Sure Seems Like It

On Twitter, our buddy @pixeladdikt has led us to something exciting. Below, is what we now believe to be a picture of the Android 2.2 (Froyo) home screen. The image was captured from the last second of a video posted on Adobe employee, Ryan Stewart’s blog. The video shows off ...

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New York Times Android App Now Available in Android Market

After many months of rumors (and prayers by some, including my wife), the New York Times has finally launched an application for the Android OS.  It is now live and available for download in the Android Market. If you have seen the New York Times iPhone app, the Android app is almost a straight ...

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Archos 7 Inch Android Tablet To Launch in June

Archos already came out with a 5-inch Android device last fall, but it’s clearly hoping to make some waves with its 7-inch, more tablet-y model which is coming out this June.   It will sell for $199.99.  The Archos device will feature a 600MHz ARM 9 processor (Am I the only one who wishes ...

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Motorola is “Flipping Out” with Their New Android Handset

The square form-factored device pictured to the left is reportedly the new Motorola Android 2.1 handset called the “Flipout”.  It is being reported over at MobileCrunch that the Flipout is coming to the US in June  and will launch with three different color schemes.  The OS is said ...

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Sprint Follows Verizon’s Lead, Bails on Nexus One

Say good bye to the CDMA Nexus One.  Like Verizon did a few weeks back, Sprint has opted to drop the Nexus One from its future handset roadmap.  Why, you ask?  Well, the EVO 4G is going to be a considerably beefier phone with (presumably) a similar price point.  According Gizmodo, a Sprint rep ...

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EVO 4G Passes Through FCC; Release Imminent

Engadget has managed to catch the EVO 4G passing through the halls of the FCC.  The device was branded as PC36100 and sports Sprint’s 2500MHz WiMAX band, in addition to Sprint’s usual CDMA bands. Now that we know the device is ready to roll, it’s only a matter of time till ...

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Samsung Galaxy A Demonstrated in Video

The recently released Samsung Galaxy A found itself getting the unboxing and hands-on treatment thanks to YouTube user ZerobrownKim.  For those not familiar, the Galaxy A features a 3.7-inch AMOLED PLUS touch display, a 5 megapixel camera, and 8GB internal memory. While the phone is powered by ...

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Opinion: 3 Reasons Sprint Will NOT Drop the Nexus One

There has been much talk regarding the Sprint version of the Nexus One and whether it will meet the same fate as Verizon’s. Back in March, prior to Sprint’s formal announcement of their support for the Google’s flagship device, I wrote a post entitled “Opinion: What Does ...

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Hey Developers! Save 30% With Pragmatic Programmers’ Android Books

If you are an aspiring Android developer looking to pick up some tutorials and best practices, you may want to swing by The Pragmatic Bookshelf.  The 3rd edition of Ed Burnette‘s “Hello, Android” is now available and readers can save 30 percent off their purchases.  Simply ...

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Dolphin Browser HD: Browsing Made Wonderful

The Android browser war got a little bit more interesting over the weekend with the release of Dolphin Browser HD.  Building on the previous version (2.5), Dolphin adds a host of new features, including add-ons, multi-touch, and tabbed browsing.  Be sure to click here for a full list of ...

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US Cellular Scores Samsung R880 “Acclaim” in Exclusive Deal

Chicago-based US Cellular recently announced an exclusive Android handset deal with Samsung.  Following on the heels of their recent HTC Desire news, US Cellular will offer the Samsung Acclaim sometime “around July”.  While there are no pictures to share as of yet, we know what the ...

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Android Edges Apple for Smart Phone Market Share (US)

The Android train keeps gathering steam as evidenced by the latest report from The NPD Group. According to their estimates, Android has eclipsed Apple for second place in the United States in market share, behind Research in Motion. Android sits at a 28 percent share while RIM commands 36 ...

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Sprint Employees Begin EVO 4G Training; Screenshots a Plenty

AndroidGuys has been privileged to receive a plethora of screenshots showing Sprint’s EVO 4G training materials. According to our source, today’s the day that Sprint employees are beginning to train on the new WiMAX phone. Rumors have the phone pegged for a June 6th launch. With ...

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Girls Rule On Myxer

Myxer put out some interesting gender based stats of how their service is used. The short story of what these stats show is that women have the power in the marketplace.  Let’s face it, we women like to shop and that definitely seems to be carrying over to mobile media — even on ...

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Android APIs: A Spectrum of Openness

Does Android have private APIs? That depends on what you consider "private" and an "API". Learn more in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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