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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

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Samsung to Launch Gingerbread for Galaxy Tab UK Version in Coming Weeks?

According to recent reports, the UK version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab (7-inch) is set to receive its Android 2.3 update in the near future.  Recombu advises that a a source close

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Google Shopper 2.0 Arrives with Refreshed UI

Google has released a brand new version of their Shopper application today, making it easier for consumer to find, save and redeem local offers.  Previous users will notice a refreshed

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Samsung Hercules = Galaxy S II for T-Mobile?

The Samsung Galaxy S II was recently launched, and it’s one of the best Android devices available on the market. Unfortunately, people stateside can’t get their hands on this amazing

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OTA Update Available for HTC Thunderbolt Users

Thunderbolt owners! Open your settings, go to “Software Update”, and click “Check New”, because Verizon has just sent out the 1.70.605.0 build! While it is still Froyo, the update does include some enhancements.

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EA Drops Scrabble into Android Market

Making good on last week’s promise, EA has released the official Scrabble application on Android.  Weighing in at 18MB+, the game can be downloaded on any handset running 2.1 and up.

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T-Mobile Gives myTouch 4G Slide July 27 Launch Date

T-Mobile filled in the final blank for the myTouch 4G Slide today in announcing its launch date.  As Phone Scoop tells us, the digital camera-centric Android phone will arrive on

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Five Reasons Why Google+ Will Not Be Another Google Wave

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or camping) for the last two weeka, you’ve heard by now that Google has entered the social networking game with a new service

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New Screen Compatibility Modes Coming to “Near-Future Release of Honeycomb

The Android developers blog has a post up today which should be considered good news to owners of large screen tablets.  According to the team, a new version of Honeycomb

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AT&T Announces $49 HTC Status for July 17

AT&T has just announced that the Facebook-heavy HTC Status will be arriving this coming Sunday, July 17th.  The Android 2.3.3-powered (Gingerbread)  handset will run $49.99 with a two-year contract and will be

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SpaceTime Studios and The Big Android BBQ Sponsorship Giveaway!

We are proud to announce the addition of SpaceTime Studios, (Pocket Legends, Star Legends: Blackstar Chronicles) as the latest sponsors for the 2011 BigAndroidBBQ.  Although Star Legends: Blackstar Chronicles is in private

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GetJar to Apple: We Won’t be Subject to This Kind of Bullying

You’ve probably heard by now that Apple is trying to get a corner on the ‘App Store’ title.  As they see it, companies such as Amazon and, more recently, GetJar,