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Samsung Supplier Confirms Super AMOLED Plus HD Displays

A Samsung supplier and another anonymous industry source have separately confirmed that Samsung is indeed working on Super AMOLED Plus HD displays and that we might soon expect to see

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LinkedIn Mobile App Beefs up its Resume in Latest Update

“Faster, Simpler, Better!” That’s how the LinkedIn mobile team is describing the newly updated LinkedIn app for Android. With LinkedIn mobile page views growing more than 400% each year, the

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Google Maps Updated, Tablet Support for Transit Navigation, Bubble Buttons, and More…

Google Maps was updated to version 5.9.0 today, adding a couple new “Transit” features to what is by far one of the most used apps on Android. If you’re a

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Best Buy’s One-Day-Sale Sets Atrix 4G, Nexus S 4G, Samsung Fascinate Free

Best Buy is back at it again, giving away free phones in a limited one day sale. This time around consumers will have a trio of Android devices to select

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Firefox for Android Gets Refreshed Interface, New Developer Tools

Mozilla has released an update to their popular mobile browser, Firefox for Android.  Your normal everyday user will notice a new-look, refreshed interface with a more streamlined experience that falls

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U.S. Cellular Adds HTC Merge, Samsung Gem to Prepaid Roster

U.S. Cellular has added a pair of Android smart phones to their prepaid lineup today in the form of the HTC Merge and Samsung Gem. These two join another pair

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50+ Essential Android Apps for Back-to-School

Sorry kiddos, the summer is drawing to an end and it’s time to start getting ready to crack those books again.  In fact, we venture to guess that some of

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Search More than 5 Million Song Lyrics with musiXmatch

Wanna settle that debate of what Michael Stipe is actually singing in “It’s the End of the World as we Know It (And I Feel Fine)?  The next time you

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Minecraft Arrives as Xperia PLAY Exclusive

The popular time obliterating game known as Minecraft has finally arrived on Android today as part of an Xperia PLAY exclusive release. Ironically, the game which is only limited by

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Sprint Partners with Swype to Offer Nexus S 4G First Crack at Latest Release

Sprint and Swype have teamed up to offer Nexus S 4G owners the first chance to download and install the newest release of the popular keyboard alternative. Rolling out to

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ION Mobile Combines Travel Assistance with Offers and Rewards

Sionic Mobile announced the recent release of their ION Mobile application, giving frequent flier and penny savers a two-for-one app.  Available for Android 2.1 and above (tablets too), ION provides

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Motorola Hearts Google: A Love Story

Way back in September of 2005, Motorola came out with a bold new cellular telephone that could, in fact, sync with your Apple iTunes account.  This auspicious device was dubbed

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HTC Ruby, Samsung Hercules Tipped for October 26 Launch

A leaked internal T-Mobile presentation slide has provided what looks to be solid evidence of release date for two of the carrier’s next big Android releases.  According to the back-to-school

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Steve Kondik Not Purchased by Samsung, Will Maintain a Leadership Role at CyanogenMod

We were hit with some pretty substantial Android news this evening as we were prepping to go live with our latest podcast.  If you were awake last Monday night you

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It’s Unanimous – Android Partners ‘Welcome’ the Google and Motorola Deal [UPDATE]

If you thought that other Android players would be upset of the news of Google acquiring Motorola this morning, then you’d be wrong. At least initially.  Early press quotes indicate