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    CyanogenMod 11S – OnePlus One UI showcased
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    • 19 Apr, 2014

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    Carl Pei of OnePlus took to the official OnePlus forums to put a bit of clarity around all the ...

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    Samsung to start charging about the price of a gallon for “Milk”
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    • 18 Apr, 2014

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    Were you one of the many enjoying your free “Milk”? Well, Milk Music is having a ...

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    AT&T bolsters GoPhone offerings with more data, new option
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    • 18 Apr, 2014

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    AT&T on Friday announced that its no-cotnract  GoPhone plans will receive extra data ...

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    Republic Wireless calls on $149 Moto G
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    • 18 Apr, 2014

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    Republic Wireless yesterday added the Moto G smartphone to its portfolio of smartphones. ...

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    Amazon’s Easter Egg deals offer scores of free and discounted games

    Amazon on Friday announced a little Easter Egg hunt for this weekend which results in a bunch ...

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Canada Wants 1.6 Really Bad… Do You?

It would appear that on the 20th of December 2009 that a website going by the name of “iwantmyonepointsix.com” appeared on the streets of the world wide web. The website’s aim is described in the About section of the site which I shall reference here and paraphrase below: We ...

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LG LS680 Found in Sprint Inventory

Not a whole lot to report on this one other than the fact that LG has another Android handset on the way.  A Boy Genius Report tipster passed along a screen shot of the inventory system for Sprint which shows an LS680 listed.  There’s literally zero to accompany the screen shot so ...

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Outstanding Platform Versions

Google is now publishing the barest minimum of Android Market usage statistics. Ponder what the pie chart means in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Espresso’s Sense UI Captured on Video

While most of us were putting the finishing touches on wrapping gifts, some lucky fella spent his Christmas Eve playing with the new Espresso build of HTC’s Sense UI on his Hero.  And in the spirit of giving, they decided to record the experience.  While the video is somewhat shaky and ...

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ABI Research: iPhone’s App Market Share to Shrink, Android to Benefit

ABI Research, a marketing research firm based in New York, released a study about the future of the mobile app market in the next five years. The firm expects application downloads to reach five billion by 2014, up from an estimated 2.3 billion in 2009. The remarkable part of the study is ...

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Nearly 150,000 Android Apps Predicited by End of 2010

There’s no doubt that the Android Market is taking off.  It seems not a week goes by without some report indicating more adoption and developer interest.  The latest one we’ve come across seems to indicate a ridiculous amount of development is right around the corner.  Mobile ...

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Motorola Cliq is Latest Android Handset to Get Rooted

A handful of modders over at ModMyMoto have announced they’ve been able to get root access for the Motorola Cliq. As is the case with nearly all rootings, the process is rather involved. Don’t forget kids, there’s always the risk of bricking your phone if you take things into ...

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Mplayit Launches Android App Store

Mplayit, the worlds largest mobile app store has made a better way to view applications in the Android Market. Already selling apps for a number of different platforms such as Apple, Blackberry, Android get the Facebook treatment. Their website, http://mplayit.com is an application hosted on ...

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‘NPR News’ Arrives for Android!

We previously reported that the official NPR application for Android would be coming this month and it appears that time has come.  Those of you who stopped in the Android Market today might have come across the NPR News app as it was released earlier this afternoon. The free title gives ...

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Brightkite Launches Nation’s First AR Advertising Solution

Social discovery networking mogul, Brightkite, has launched the first augmented reality (AR) advertising solution in the nation. The California based company which has been bringing people together since October of 2005 partnered with AR application developer “Layar” back in August ...

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General Mobile Introduces “Storeoid”

App stores are all the rage these days.  From carriers to handset makers, it seems like everyone is getting in on them.  It should come as no surprise then that General Mobile has decided to throw their hat in the ring.  Our contact at General Mobile has passed along some screen shots that ...

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Rethinking Android App Piracy

Pirating Android applications is, unfortunately, easy. Whether it makes sense for app developers to do much about it, though, is far from clear. Ponder the issue in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Seesmic Updates Android Twitter Client

Everyone has their own favorite twitter clients for Android.  Whereas most people gravitate to Twidroid, other apps like Seesmic have started out slowly but are building a following.  After a few months in release, Seesmic has announced an update for their Android client that adds some new ...

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Specs Confirmed for General Mobile’s Next Handset

General Mobile, makers of the Dual Sim DSTL1 Android handset appear to be nearing completion of their follow up device.  We’ve covered the handset manufacturer a time or two here on the site, profiling them as a smaller company with a smart phone worthy of standing next to bigger ...

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Sony Ericsson Sponsoring Android Development Contest

Sony Ericsson appears to be very serious about their plans with Android.  Rather than just releasing a handset or two with the platform, they’re taking their cause straight to developers.  We’ve learned of a contest organized by Nikkei BP ITpro (translated) which is sponsored by ...

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