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Sony and Adobe Team for $200,000 App Challenge Ahead of Tablet Release

Sony and Adobe have paired up for a new app contest in an attempt to drum up developer support for their forthcoming tablets.  As some of you might already know,

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HTC Desire Z Getting Gingerbread in Few Weeks Time

HTC is working hard to keep their devices up to date and they are already working on Desire Gingerbread update and also on unlocked bootloader update for few devices. HTC

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Disney Brings Winnie The Pooh to Android in New, Interactive Story

Disney Publishing Worldwide has released a new Winnie The Pooh title into the Android Market today, just in time for his latest big screen adventures.  The interactive puzzle book  “Winnie

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New Market Update Adds Movies and Books to Phones

Google has just released the details on the newest Android Market update, and it looks like a good one. No longer will phone users have to be jealous of tablets’

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LG Optimus Pro and Optimus Net Leaked in Video

Yesterday we showed you a shot of the LG Optimus Pro, an Android device featuring a portrait QWERTY keyboard. Today, we have more interesting news about the Optimus Pro, and this

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T-Mobile to Launch Huawei Sonic, Phone or Hotspot?

A few weeks ago we told you about the Huawei Sonic, an entry-level Android device with NFC capabilities. It was scheduled for a launch in Turkey for only $215 off contract, and

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Cricket Launches Gingerbread-Powered Huawei Ascend II

Remember the Huawei Ascend? It launched on Cricket Wireless in October of last year, along with a few other regional carriers. Well, it looks like Huawei has put the finishing touches on the successor to the Ascend, which they’re calling, creatively enough, the Ascend II. It’s packing a 3.5-inch HVGA display, a measly 600MHz processor, Gingerbread (Android 2.3), 5MP camera, and the usual WiFi, 3G connectivity, and a micro SD card slot.

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Motorola Xoom Android 3.2 Update Rolling Out, Includes SD Card Support

We first heard about Android 3.2 when Huawei announced their 7-inch MediaPad last month, and we learned that it is essentially a version of Honeycomb that was built with more processors and smaller displays in mind. It would appear that the guys over at DroidLife have gotten their hands on some information, and they’re claiming that the Moto Xoom is getting a 3.2 update that’s already begun to roll out in small batches.

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Foursquare Expanding Specials Platform With New Partners

With about 3 million check-ins daily and over 10 million registered users foursquare is considered the most popular check-in service. Earlier today the company announced new partnerships, along with an updated mobile app. 

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Evernote Re-Imagines Android App for Honeycomb Tablets

Evernote has launched a completely new version of their note-keeping-task-managing-remember-it-in-the-cloud-and-share-it application for Android tablet and it’s unlike anything they have done before.  Chief among the details in this release are

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IMDb 2.0 Debuts with Gorgeous, Tablet-Friendly UI

One of my favorite things to do when watching television is to pull out my Android phone or tablet to check out the Internet Movie Database.  Whether it’s trying to

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Ustream Updated to Support Honeycomb Tablets

A brand spanking new version (1.9) of Ustream has arrived in the Android Market and it brings a significant number of improvements along for the ride.  As you can tell from the

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LG Optimus Slider Render Leaked with Sprint Branding

LG is one of the leading mobile phone companies in the world and in the United States; all 4 major carriers are offering LG Android devices. They brought their mid-range LG

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Harman Among First Companies to Offer Android Open Accessory Protocol Support

Harman (JBL, Harman Kardon, Infinity) has become one of the first companies to support Google’s new Android Open Accessory Protocol.  Announced back at Google IO 2011, it allows for products

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Droid Incredible 2 Gets Gingerbread Update

In terms of Android updates, Verizon has started off the week with a bang.  Following directly on the heels of yesterday’s maintenance release for the HTC Thunderbolt, the Gingerbread update