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Standalone Facebook Messenger App Released Today

Facebook has just updated their blog to let us know of a new app they’re releasing at some point today. Facebook Messenger will be the new place to send and

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Galaxy Tab 10.1 Blocked in Europe

Well what do we have here? Apple actually gaining ground on one of it’s many ridiculous lawsuits? That’s the current case in Europe. The Regional Court of Dusseldorf has granted

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U.S. Cellular Next in Line for Tiered Data

The number of wireless providers providing all-you-can-consume data is set to dwindle by one more as U.S. Cellular is the latest carrier to be tied to tiered plans.  According to

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AccuWeather 2.0 Arrives with Themes, Social Sharing

A brand new version of AccuWeather has arrived in the Android Market this week, bringing some social networking along for the ride.  AccuWeather 2.0 not only gives users a fresh

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AppDev Hackathon and Bootcamp

Calling all developers! There will be a day-long App Development Hackathon and Bootcamp session taking place during the App Developers Conference on Oct. 26, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention

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What Is The HTC Lavie?

As I was writing the post on HTC CloseConnect this morning, I started poking around the U.S. Patent and Trademarks website.  I happened across a new trademark filing from HTC

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HTC Files Trademark for ‘CloseConnect’, Possible NFC Implications

HTC recently filed for a trademark on the terms ‘CloseConnect’ and ‘HTC CloseConnect’, leading many (including us) to believe this might be their branded take on near field communications (NFC).

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Rumor: First Ice Cream Sandwich Devices to Arrive in October

According to information passed to Boy Genius Report, the first devices to run Ice Cream Sandwich should be arriving as soon as October.  Google has reportedly pushed the launch up

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Is the Samsung Celox an LTE Version of Galaxy S II?

The first details of an LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy S II have begun to come into focus, leading up to a rumored September announcement. According to reports, the handset carries a

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Verizon, AT&T Putting Foot Down on Illegal Tethering

Verizon and AT&T have had enough of your illegal tethering and they’re not going to sit back any longer.  The two carriers have recently started taking preventative measures to ensure

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VIZIO’s New 8″ Tablet Hits Stores at Just Under $300

You will now be able to purchase VIZIO’s 8″ “budget” tablet at select stores nationwide. This 8″ 1024×768 capacitive multitouch tablet hopes to become your home entertainment companion without draining

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Sprint Leak Reveals Upcoming EVO Design 4G, Motorola Admiral

A fresh Sprint leak coming in the middle of the night confirms the name of the upcoming Galaxy S II and also tips the hand on a pair of new

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MetroPCS Announces Samsung Admire for Upcoming School Season

MetroPCS announced early this morning that they will be soon offering the Samsung Admire as part of a back-to-school shopping promotion.  The carrier stopped just short of giving a price

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[Update]YouTube App for Android Updated, New Uploading UI and More…

The official YouTube App for Android has been updated to version 2.2.14. This update is primarily focused around video uploading as it includes a new uploading UI along with the

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Motorola Giving Away a Bunch of Photon 4G Handsets in August

Motorola’s PR people just pinged our inbox to tell us about a new contest that the handset maker is holding over the next few weeks.  Called the Lightning Hour, it’s