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    Sony background defocus app released to the Play Store
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    • 24 Apr, 2014

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    Sony have today released a new version of their app which allows users to defocus the ...

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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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A Call To Action…ACTION_SEND, That Is

You can automatically tie two Android applications together, one that wants to send something and one looking for stuff to send. Neither application needs to know about the other, through the Intent message bus and the ACTION_SEND protocol. Learn more in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Droid Eris Packaging and “In the Wild” Shots

Here’s some Saturday multimedia to share with you guys.  PhoneArena was able to score a few shots of the HTC Droid Eris in the wild, running Sense.  There’s also a pic of the packaging which might indicate the general direction of Verizon’s “Droid” marketing.  ...

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Here Comes the Fox

I have tried some of the other browsers on the Android Market but always come back to the standard built-in one. I liked Silver but it didn’t feel like it gave me enough bang for my buck. I’ve always enjoyed Opera but never took it seriously enough to install on my G1. It seems ...

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Sony Ericsson Teases With “What’s Next” On Eve of Announcement [VIDEO]

Sony Ericsson has put together a quick 20-second video to tease us with whatever it is they plan to announce next Tuesday.  (HINT: It’s Rachael!)  We get to see the handset from various angles as it glides in and over us in a very futuristic setting.  We don’t see anything here ...

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“I Know I Missed the iPhone, but Now I’m Taking my ‘Droid and Going Home!”

Yesterday I was watching football when I started to see a really good commercial, talking about everything the iPhone ISN’T.  I was sitting there saying, hey, all that stuff sounds like Android!  Then at the end of the commercial, I see droiddoes.com.  I then think about the whole ...

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Sprint Offers Up Android Anecdotes

sYesterday, David Owens, Sprint’s VP of consumer marketing, took part in an hour-long online chat with customers where he dropped a few Android bits that are worth sharing. The HTC Hero and Samsung Moment are going to get OS updates  It’s not known specifically which handsets will ...

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LG Opens Doors on GW620 “Eve” Website

LG is gearing up to launch their first campaign based around Android.  Touting  their handsets as the “friendly smartphone”, the GW620 (Eve) certainly seems aimed directly at the social butterfly.  Check out the spots below and you’ll see what we mean. The accompanying ...

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Android Starting to Appeal to Business Users

Think back to this about this time last year when the G1 was announced and Android 1.0 features were shown off. One of the first questions asked from the crowd was whether or not Android (or the G1) was going to have Exchange support. The answer was something along the lines of “No, but we... ...

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Newbtorial: Hi I’m Android, Pleased to Meet You! (Part 1)

Okay, so this probably should have been Newbtorial edition number one, but not unlike most people who are engrossed in fanaticism over their favorite game, band, book, or you name it, I took for granted that most people know what Android is. How inconceivable that there could be some one out ...

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BillShrink.com Breaks Down the Total Cost of Droid Ownership

So you’re thinking about getting the Droid from Verizon but don’t know how much it’s going to set you back.  Sure you know the phone costs $199 after rebate, but what’s the long-term cost of ownership?  That’s where BillShrink.com comes in.  They’ve just ...

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Android 2.0 Adds the Game Changer Known as Google Maps Navigation

Google announced the next evolution of their Google Maps for mobile today and it’s a game-changer.  It’s called Google Maps Navigation it’s an internet-connected GPS navigation system with voice guidance.  And it comes standard with Android 2.0.  Sounds fancy huh?  It ...

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It’s Official – Droid Arrives November 6th, Costs $199

Verizon Wireless officially announced today that the Motorola Droid will be launching on November 6th with a $200 price tag.  We have to admit, the cost does come as a surprise considering the specs.  It’s considerably beefier than anything else we’ve seen so far from T-Mobile or ...

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M Tube MID Shares Media with TV Set Via Gestures

Another inbox goodie for you this morning!  Check out the video below which shows a beta version of a device called M Tube.  Caught on film at Broadband 2009 in Taipei, the mobile internet device (MID) allows users to share pictures, video, and more with their television sets by dragging and ...

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European HTC Hero Skipping 1.6 Update

File Under: Good News/Bad News We just had an interesting email come across our inbox pertaining to the European version of the HTC Hero.  One of our readers reached out to HTC to ask about whether or not their Hero would be seeing an update to Android 1.6.  Here’s the email they ...

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Mio to Launch 4.7-inch Internet and Navigation Device with Android

Mio Technology has announced that a new version of their MiBuddy internet and navigation device will be, you guessed it, Android-based.   This 4.7″ unit will be a Mobile Internet Navigation Device (MIND) and will incorporate web browsing and feature a physical keyboard that slides out ...

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