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    Sony background defocus app released to the Play Store
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    • 24 Apr, 2014

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    Sony have today released a new version of their app which allows users to defocus the ...

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    HD Widgets 4 enters beta; full release expected in May
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    • 23 Apr, 2014

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    HD Widgets is slated to roll out a 4.0 release as soon as May 1 says the developers, Cloud.TV. ...

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    Amazon Prime signs HBO licensing deal
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    • 23 Apr, 2014

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    Amazon on Wednesday announced the upcoming availability of select HBO programming as part of ...

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    AT&T to relaunch Cricket by end of quarter
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    • 23 Apr, 2014

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    AT&T expects to relaunch Cricket Wireless by the end of this, the second quarter of 2014. ...

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    Google Maps gets time machine-like feature
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    • 23 Apr, 2014

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    One of the more requested Google Maps features has become a reality as Google announces a new ...

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LogMeIn Ignition Coming Soon to Android

LogMeIn is in Barcelona this week giving demonstrations of their new Ignition service for Android. Although not available yet for consumers to download or purchase, interested parties can sign up for more information on LogMeIn’s Ignition page. So what exactly does the application do? In ...

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Mondial Telecom Seeking Beta Testers for Mobile to Mobile Convergence App

One of my favorite things to do with AndroidGuys is put developers and enthusiasts in touch with each other in whatever capacity I can.  Often that comes in helping developers and software teams find beta testers for their applications.  Such is the case with Mondial Telecom and their new ...

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ACCESS Announces NetFront for Android

ACCESS CO., LTD., a company who specializes in helping carriers and handset makers speed up their time-to-market and develop best-in-class solutions, has announced that their NetFront technologies will now be supported for Android. In plain English, ACCESS will help make your Android handsets a ...

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NPR News v1.2 Adds Live Station Streaming

Fans of NPR shows like Car Talk, Morning Edition, and Fresh Air will be pleased to learn that the official NPR app has been updated.  NPR News v1.2 lands barely a month after the first release hit the Android Market.  This is not your typical bug fix and patch update.  It adds a highly ...

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Photobucket’s Android App Features Automatic Uploads and More

Photo and video sharing site Photobucket has announced that their latest Android app provides the “first ever full imaging suite for mobile, complete with automatic upload, content management, and image search capabilities.”  The free app will make it easier for Android users to ...

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Verizon Details Skype Partnership

Verizon and Skype made their joint announcement this afternoon in Barcelona and it stands to benefit millions of subscribers, including those with Android handsets. Starting in March, Droid, Devour and Droid Eris handsets will be loaded with a special version of Skype Mobile designed for ...

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Dell Mini 5 is Actually A Huge Handset, not a MID

Up until now, we’ve been looking at the Dell Mini 5 as a mobile internet device (MID).  We’re going to have change our way of thinking as it’s actually being pitched more as a phone.  The feedback we’re hearing from around the way is that it’s being touted as a ...

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Pre-Order Your Motorola Devour at Best Buy Today!

Those of you who are interested in picking up the Motorola Devour will be able to head to your local Best Buy and preorder one later this month.  Starting today, Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores are hosting pre-sales for customers anxious to get their hands on the “Megan Fox” ...

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WMC 2010 Round Up: Day One

Mobile World Congress is a huge event in terms of information to cover. A good part of the show is related to hardware, applications and services targeted towards phone manufacturers, carriers,… so not really related to Android but even with most parts of the floor unrelated to it, there ...

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Android 2.1 News and Weather App Ported to Android 1.5

While this might not exactly constitute news, many Android 1.5 users will be happy to know that the popular News and Weather app(which comes with a widget) in Android 2.1 has been ported to Android 1.5!  Also known as the “Genie Widget,” the News and Weather app has been available ...

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MWC 2010: Hands On a Few Motorola Devices [VIDEO]

Here is a short overview of the latest Motorola Android phones, including the QUENCH/CLICK XT and the BACKFLIP. The QUENCH looks OK but not as good as the model for the Korean (MOTOROI) and Chinese (XT800 and MT710) markets. The BACKFLIP is a very odd design choice with the keyboard facing down ...

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Handling Multiple Screen Sizes, Part One

Learn how to handle multiple screen sizes within your Android project, in today's part of an ongoing series of posts, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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HTC Legend Announced at MWC2010

HTC just unveiled the successor to last year’s Hero handset at Mobile World Congress.  Called the Legend, it’s pretty much everything we’ve come to expect.  It has a similar form factor to the Hero with its slight chin but it gets an overall boost in performance.  If last ...

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HTC Desire Announced at MWC2010

The official HTC announcements have come and gone, leaving us a few Android handsets in their wake.  First up is the new superphone, the Desire.  Long touted as the Bravo, it comes with a large 3.7 inch AMOLED WVGA display, an optical joystick, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, Android 2.1, and the ...

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Acer Drops a Pair of New Android Handsets on Us

Are you able to keep up with all the Android news coming out of Mobile World Congress?  We didn’t think so.  It’s tough for us to stay afloat amidst all of these new phones being announced.  To make things “worse”, we have another pair of devices from Acer to talk ...

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