Google Working on In-App Payments, Other Market Enhancements

At the Inside Social Apps conference this week, Eric Chu, Android Platform Manager, said that the number of paid app purchases are not increasing as they should with the increases in use of Android in general, and that's something Google wants to fix for developers. Improvements planned for ...

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Leaked MWC Plans Confirm Samsung Galaxy S 2, Tab 2

A leaked Samsung document shows the company presenting both devices on February 13th. While we don't know exactly what will be in the smart phone and tablet, we at least know they're on the horizon.

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Possible Droid Incredible Successor Spied

Is this the Droid Incredible 2 that we're looking at? Based on the appearance and recent rumors, the answer is likely yes.

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Rumor: Facebook to Launch Phone at M.W.C.

The rumors are back: Facebook will be releasing their own phones. At least according to an article by the U.K.'s City A.M., which was also an early source of Nexus S rumors. Details are still sketchy, but word is the two phones, made by HTC, will run a modified version of Android that will rely ...

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British Scientists Sending an Android Into Space

A team of British scientists are planning on sending an undisclosed Android phone into space to test out the capabilities of the phone in some of the harshest conditions known to man.

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Honeycomb Easter Egg: a Bee From Tron? [Updated]

Remember the weird zombie painting that was hidden away in Gingerbread? Turns out the Android team has hidden a similar Easter Egg in Honeycomb, and it’s already been found by folks digging around in the SDK preview released today. If you have the means to get 3.0 running in the emulator, ...

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Sony Ericsson to Incorporate Facebook “Single Sign On” Across New Devices

Sony Ericsson looks to be building on their momentum with the integration of Facebook's new Single Sign-On feature. The ability to log into all Facebook related apps at once will surely please those who use the social networking service on a regular basis.

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RIM’s PlayBook May Run Android Apps – Wait, What?

Could the new RIM PlayBook ultimately run Android applications and games? According to the Boy Genius Report, the answer to that is a very probably yes.

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Google Unveils Android 3.0 Preview SDK and Highlights!

Google is giving developers and the rest of the world the first great look at Android 3.0 Honeycomb today with the release of a preview SDK.  We’ll skip the techie details and direct you to the appropriate links for the jargon that flies over our heads.  Instead, we’ll give you the ...

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Engadget Scores Extensive Hands On with Xperia Play

Engadget, long a source for excellent PlayStation Phone rumors, has just published their exclusive hands-on with the device. Known formally as the Xperia Play, the phone gets an extensive walkthrough and early preview. Those lucky fellas over there tell us that the phone has been there daily ...

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VOTE NOW: 3D on Android Phones, Gimmick or Must-Have?

Are you excited about the emerging 3D trend in smart phones? Maybe you can't stand the feature and don't want it near your Android. Sound off with our latest poll.

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Download This: SwipePad

SwipePad is similar to other apps on the Market such as Power Strip and QuickDesk in that it gives you quick access to a set of custom shortcuts from wherever you are– in an app, in settings, etc.–but in using SwipePad over the past week, I’ve found it superior despite ...

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Trivia Bar Games Come to Android in NTN Buzztime App

NTN Buzztime, Inc., the guys behind all those trivia games you see folks playing at the bar and restaurant, have announced an official Android application today. Effective immediately, trivia buffs can download the free application from the Android Market. That means everyone at your table ...

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Google Launches a Weather Web App, Sliders Included

Google announced the launch of a weather web app yesterday for Android and iPhone. It is accessible by simply searching "weather" on google.com in your device's browser. The web app displays basic information about the weather in a chosen location, or the user can use GPS to find their location ...

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Samsung Unveils Four New Galaxy Devices for Europe, Other Countries

Samsung announces four models designed from their Galaxy S handset series. Each has been tailored to a specific market of users, featuring various hardware and software combinations. The handset maker plans to show these and other models off at next month's Mobile World Congress.

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