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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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How Much Longer Will Android be the Underdog?

The perception of us Android users is much like the Linux crowd: thick black-framed glasses, translucent skin that hasn’t seen daylight since who knows when, and a foreign dialect that sounds slightly like a techno form of Klingon.  BUT for how much longer?  For the first year following ...

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Conspiracy Theory: Is Apple Orchestrating a Media Attack on Google?

For various reasons, I’ve had plenty of free time on my hands lately.  And since I’m an Android Guy, I was closely following the CES 2010 developments.  I was also reading all I could about the Nexus One, what kind of impact that it was going to have on the smartphone market, and ...

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T-Mobile Announces doubleTwist for Entire Android Lineup

As we previously mentioned, T-Mobile’s new myTouch 3G Fender Edition comes with a custom installer for doubleTwist multimedia sync.  It gives the users ability to transfer media and music to and from their computer and handset.  Tucked away in last week’s press release was a ...

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Nexus One Dock Details Emerge

We just received an email from one of our readers who had a chance to play with the forthcoming Nexus One docks.  Based on his description, we’re in for a pretty nifty little device.  We’d previously heard whispers about Bluetooth integration and our guy was able to detail how it ...

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Canadian HTC Magic Gets Sense UI and 911 Fix

The first of 2 upgrades to the Canadian HTC Magic is officially underway. The two updates spoken about in an earlier post stated that the first of the 2 updates would be a 911 fix and the much appraised HTC Sense UI. The second which will be released mid-summer is the full upgrade to Android... ...

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What the #####! Nexus One Censoring Swear Words

If you’re thinking of using your new Nexus One to curse out your ex with the speech-to-text function, you might want to think again.  Reuters has discovered that the voice recognition feature converts curse words into a string of # symbols when rendered into text.  Why? A spokesperson ...

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Multiple Screen Sizes: Those Who Don’t Know History…

Developers have had to handle multiple screen sizes on the desktop and the Web for a rather long time. Why all the fuss over handling multiple screen sizes on Android? Learn more in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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As Verizon Has the ‘Droid’ Series, T-Mobile Will Have the ‘myTouch’ Series

On the most recent AndroidGuys podcast, I asked the other members of the panel if they thought T-Mobile was planning to turn the myTouch into a line of phones like they did for the Sidekick?  Everyone was in agreement that with the new Fender model, the forthcoming 1.2 edition, and rumored ...

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Eating My Words Never Tasted so Good!

And of course, I would be talking about the Nexus One, the most glorious Android phone to date.  About four months ago, I wrote an article called, “Don’t Hold Your Breath…”, talking about the fact that I really did not see Google trying to get into the phone market ...

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Unofficial Count Has Android Market Hovering Near 25,000 Apps

It has been barely a month  since we talked about the number of apps unofficially hitting the 20,000 mark and we’re ready for another milestone.  At some point in the next few days, the tally should put the Android Market at 25,000 apps. Keep in mind that these numbers from Androlib ...

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Google: “Here’s a FREE Nexus One or a Verizon Droid. Go Develop Games!”

You might be surprised to learn that seven of the ten most popular paid applications in the Android Market are games.  I know I was.  For a platform that doesn’t seem as polished or sexy as the iPhone, people are gravitating towards games regardless.  As Android continues to improve ...

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Did Google Shoot itself in the Foot with Nexus One?

Microsoft sure thinks so.  In a quote from Microsoft’s Robbie Bach taken from Bloomberg, it seems the software giant thinks that Google may have bitten off more than it can chew. The Bach Quote from Bloomberg: “Doing both in the way they are trying to do both is actually very, very ...

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How My Life Was Ruined by the Nexus One

I began to click refresh on my browser while sitting on www.google.com/phone at 10:01am on the day of the announcement for the Nexus One. No, I’m not ashamed to admit I am a full-fledged, card-carrying geek. As soon as the page came up I began to answer the questions posed. Yes, I want ...

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Cyanogen “Whips Up” Multitouch for Nexus One

One of the most popular Android hackers has just made one the most popular Android handsets a touch* better.  Steve Kondik, better known as Cyanogen, has figured out how to implement multi-touch into the web browser of the Nexus One.  If you’re among the 20,000 or so people who have a ...

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Update: No OTA Update Pushed to Droid

Well folks,  AndroidGuys will admit it: we were wrong. Despite all the talk taking place in the forums and reports by other tech blogs, the Motorola Droid did not receive an OTA update.  Through Twitter, Motorola said today that it hasn’t pushed out an update for the Motorola Droid ...

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