Galaxy S II Delayed a Bit to Allow for Hardware Improvements

Samsung’s new flagship handset line, the Galaxy S II, is said to be getting a hardware bump ahead of its launch. Announced with a dual-core 1GHz processor, it’s being reported that the company is ratcheting things up a bit to a 1.2GHz chipset. This puts it more in line with the ...

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Google Removes Grooveshark Music App from Android Market

Google pulled the Grooveshark Music app from the Android Market yesterday, citing a violation of terms of service. As to what specifically Grooveshark was doing that got them removed is unclear. While neither Google nor Grooveshark are saying very much on the matter, speculation is that it ...

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FlightBoard Gets Tablet Optimization

Frequent travelers and those living the jet-setting lifestyle will be happy to learn that Mobiata’s FlightbBoard application for Android has been optimized for tablets.  The app, which updates every five minutes, lets users keep up with real-time status for flights from 4,000 airports and ...

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Haptify Releases Enzo’s Pinball with Full Tactile Feedback

Haptify has announced today that their first Android game, Enzo’s Pinball, is now available in the Android Market. Touted as the “first virtual pinball title ever to include full-fledged tactile feedback”, the game lets users choose between three completely unique pinball ...

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Official Specs and Pics

Remember that tablet from Asus that got shown off at CES this year? The one with a keyboard dock that turns it into a laptop? It’s a bit closer to reality now, as it has its own product page on Asus’ website, complete with specs and a variety of photos and screenshots. The ...

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Screenshot It Grabs Your Atrix’s Screen, No Root Required

Edward Kim, developer of the successful Car Locator app, recently updated his screenshot app, Screenshot It, with a special new feature: the ability to grab screenshots on an unrooted Motorola Atrix. Kim is keeping details of exactly how he accomplished this trick close to the vest, but if you ...

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Beta Test This: Fring with Group Video Chat [VIDEO]

Fring, Android’s first video chat app, is back with another first: group video chat, which splits your screen into quadrants so you can video chat with up to three friends at the same time. Even better– the feature is free. Group chat hasn’t hit the release version of Fring ...

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What Android Licensing Means for Developers [Guest Post]

The following is a guest post from Mahshad Koohgoli, CEO of Protecode, Inc. a Canadian-based provider of open source license management solutions.  Koohgoli holds several patents in the computer and communications industry and brings more than 25 years of experience to the field of ...

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Get Your Late Night TV Fix With These Android Apps

Fans of late night television programs may want to check out the following Android applications for their respective shows.  Although this list is a short one, it’s three official titles for some of today’s bigger names.  Hit the break for details and links for Android apps on Conan ...

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USA Network Releases ‘Tough Enough’ App to Engage Live Viewers

USA Network announced earlier today that they have a new Android application designed around the relaunched WWE Tough Enough series. Available in the Android Market immediately, the free app is part check-in, part chat, part rewards, and all entertainment. Users are encouraged to watch live ...

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Get Your Bacon Trivia, Recipes and Game Fix with ‘Baconnection’

Listen up bacon lovers!  There’s a new app in the Android Market today that will give you all the bacon you can handle.  We’re talking hundreds of recipes (Allrecipes.com, Taste of Home, and Everyday with Rachael Ray), random bits of trivia, and of course, games.  The 99¢ app comes ...

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Sony Ericsson Begins New Xperia Play Ad Campaign [VIDEO]

Now that the PlayStation Phone has landed in a number of markets, Sony Ericsson needs to generate interest and get people excited over the phone/gaming device hybrid.  And, no, we’re not talking about freaking people out with Androids with human thumbs.  Thusly, the company has begun ...

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French Get Commercial for Nexus S [VIDEO]

A French TV spot for the Nexus S has landed online which gives viewers a very quick glimpse into the latest Pure Google phone.  Using four Google-inspired robot arms we get to see how voice-to-text works as well as how Google Goggles can solve Sudoku puzzles.  According to PointGphone (French) ...

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Leaked APKs of Updated Core Android Apps Show Improvements

An updated Android Test Market mysteriously appeared on Tech in 10's Galaxy S Vibrant today. The result was the ability to download non-released and updated versions of a few of the core Android Apps like the Music Player and Gallery. Tech In 10 states that their Market changed on its own to a ...

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Simple But Effective ‘Unlock With WiFi’ App Toggles Security Settings

Here’s one of those ideas that has us asking, “Why didn’t we think of this ourselves?” A free application called Unlock With WiFi has been spotted which lets users bypass their security lock screen based on the Wi-Fi connection.  In short, you don’t have to enter a ...

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