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R-Type Arrives in Android Market

As promised last month, the 80’s arcade classic R-Type has arrived in the Android Market.  Featuring eight levels, three control options, and a pair of difficulty levels, the game instantly

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AndroidGuys Weekly Wrap-Up: Amazon Tablet, Droid Bionic, and More!

Let’s take a look back at some of the bigger, more newsworthy items from last week, shall we?  There was plenty to talk about in the world of Android, but we’ve

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Walmart Offering the Samsung Epic 4G Touch for $99 With new 2-Year Contract

The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S II is starting to hit the US market and while Sprint’s Epic 4G Touch was supposed to be the first subsidized Galaxy S II,

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30+ Must Have Android Apps for Football Fans

The College and Pro football season is officially underway, having kicked off (pun #1) over the last week.  As we head into a new season of following our favorite teams

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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