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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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    Samsung details Galaxy Tab 4 availability for U.S.
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    • 23 Apr, 2014

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    Samsung on Wednesday confirmed the pricing and availability of the Galaxy Tab 4 series of ...

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Motorola’s Droid Update Detailed, Sorta

It’s already publicly known that Motorola plans to roll out an update to the Droid which will see it pick up Android 2.1.  We’re waiting for the update to hit, literally any day now. As we wait for the official word, we thought we’d recap what you Droid owners will be ...

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Google Improves Experience for Nexus One Buyers

By Google’s own admission, everything associated with their google.com/phone site is an experiment.  Like most everything the company does, it starts out in beta and constantly evolves.  this past week has seen two changes to the way things are handled for potential and existing Nexus One ...

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T-Mobile myTouch 3G Released with New Features

Today sees the release of the new T-Mobile myTouch 3G.  But wait!  Didn’t this phone come out last year?  Yes, and no.  Today’s launch is an improved handset with new features and functions.  Pretty much everything that was rumored on this phone has come to fruition.  So ...

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Google Gets Social With New “Google Buzz”

Today, February 9th, 2010, Google has yet another release for us(Android Users) that extends the abilities of your Android Device and Gmail account. This free service is called Google Buzz and is essentially another social networking medium. With Google Wave not making much headway, the ...

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Name of Next Android Release to be “Gingerbread”

In a post on LWN.net, Brian Swetland reveals the name of Android’s next release. “We maintain a set of patches on top of Linux, which we periodically rebase to the latest released Linux kernel. We’ve been doing this roughly every other kernel release since about 2.6.14. This ...

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Comparing Android and Kindle for App Development

The Amazon Kindle is getting an SDK and "app store". Learn a bit more about how these compare to Android in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Why Android “with Google” Makes a Difference for Netbooks and Tablets

“Android” and “open” go together like peanut butter and chocolate, but last year, avid Android followers were reminded that Android might be open, but Google apps for Android? Not so much. Workarounds have allowed use of those applications on phones, but Android’s ...

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Have You Been Watching?

Last month, Google kicked off an official YouTube page for the Nexus One.  Just this last week, however, they decided to take us on a tour of what goes on behind the device.  Over the course of 5 videos, Google has been giving viewers an inside look into everything that has gone into the ...

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Android Developer Labs World Tour in Full Swing

Earlier this week, Google’s Android team kicked off their Developer Labs World Tour. Starting this Tuesday in London, the mobile rock stars are traversing the globe, speaking with developers, and let them play with new hardware. It’s a great way to have your questions answered by ...

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25 Android Apps Every College Student Needs

So you made the plunge and now you’ve got yourself an Android handset.  Good for you!  So how do you take advantage of it?  You install great apps, of course.  One of our readers, James J Atkinson, put together a list of 25 Essential Android Apps for College Students which we find to ...

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Xperia X10 Launching on Vodafone in April

Well Android fans, it seems that we now know when the Xperia X10 will be available to Vodafone customers.  While we still don’t have an exact date, we now know that the handset will be launching sometime in April.  The  Vodafone site is now listing the Xperia X10 as “coming ...

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SPOILER ALERT: Nexus One Beats iPhone 3GS in CNET Prizefight [VIDEO]

Over the last few years, many phones have been thrown in a head-to-head matchup with Apple’s iPhone.  We’ve yet to see a device come along and dethrone the current king of smart phones.  At some point, something has to be considered better, right? Along comes the Nexus One. Will ...

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Samsung’s 2.1 Powered M100S Debuts in South Korea [UPDATED]

Samsung has announced another new Android handset, this one destined to stay back home in South Korea.   Like most everything else we’ve seen from the handset maker, it’s a touch-only phone.  Dubbed the SHW-M100S, this marks the first Android 2.1 to come from Samsung.  The specs ...

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Motorola Zeppelin Spied Soaring High Over Brazil

A fresh batch of Motorola Zeppelin images have surfaced and they’re considerably clearer then anything we’ve seen so far.  Up until recently, we had been reporting on a different Motorola Zeppelin handset, even getting confused by the variations.  Having decided that this newer ...

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TripIt Releases Android App to Organize Travel Plans

Following the huge success of their popular application for the IPhone, the travel site TripIt has released an application for Android. The app is free and can be found in the Android Market, but requires users to sign up for a free account on TripIt.com to actually use it.  The app will ...

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