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Jumptap: Android Dominating in South and Southwest

Jumptap, a key player in the mobile advertising industry, has released their latest Mobile STAT report which breaks down a number of metrics that we find interesting.  The study is

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comScore: 40% of U.S. Smart Phones Run Android

The June comScore MobiLens report has been released today, providing a solid look at mobile industry trends. The report compiles data from more than 30,000 mobile users in the United

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G5 Entertainment’s Hidden Object Game “Paranormal Agency” Haunts the Android Market

If you enjoy hidden object games or have kids who love playing games like “I SPY” then you might want to check out G5 Entertainment’s newest Android release “Paranormal Agency.”

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Social Gaming Platform Mobage Set to Become Bloatware for AT&T Android Users?

Last week I told you about Mobage and its release to the western world. Mobage is a social gaming platform that is extremely popular in overseas countries like Japan. While

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TouchWiz UX Update Now Available For Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi

Did Samsung just release an update on time? Yep. The TouchWiz UX update is available for all you lucky Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi owners out there. Just grab your Tab,

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Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet Gets a Price and Release Date

Lenovo announced their Android-powered ThinkPad in late July almost immediately after leaking its shots on Picasa. The ThinkPad is a good looking tablet and should do well among the Lenovo faithful once

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T-Mobile LG Gelato Spotted, Should Hit AT&T Too

Back in July, LG officially announced the LG Optimus Net , the successor to their famous entry level device known as Optimus One. Although it was tapped for overseas markets, we

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Pandigital Announces Trio of Affordable Android Tablets

Pandigital has formally announced a new series of Android-powered media tablets today in the form of the Star, Nova, and Planet.  These 7-inch devices could do quite well in the

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Leaked Sony Tablet Details Include Android 3.2, Custom UI

Someone over at the Sony eSupport page uploaded a troubleshooting document to their site last night, accidentally spilling a couple of tablet beans in the process. Thanks to the error,

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Updated Skype App Supports Video Chat for 17 Additional Devices

A new version (2.1.0.46) of Skype has landed in the Android Market today, adding video chat support to another 17 devices.  The total now sits at 21 supported Android handsets

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HTC Details Bootloader Process for “Developers and Enthusiasts”

It’s been a few weeks since HTC last updated us on their plans on the hot button issue of unlocking bootloaders. The hardware maker took to their Facebook page again

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Verizon Roadmap Through Early 2012 Leaked

Verizon’s smart phone plans for the next six months have just been spilled online and it’s got a whole bunch of Android.  IGN has obtained a copy of the carrier’s

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Platinum Apps Releases Pair of Honeycomb Games

We’re huge fans of games that are easy to learn but darn near impossible to put down.  A simple premise and high replay value will often win out over 3D

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[Opinion] The ShiftyJelly Saga and What I’ve Learned

By now you may have read the blog/rant “Amazon App Store: Rotten to the Core.” This blog rant was written by developers ShiftyJelly and takes on the pros and cons

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GroupMe Turns 3.0, Adds Direct Messaging, Improved UI and More…

GroupMe celebrated the big 3.0 today (and then the big 3.0.1 for bug fixes) by going global with a slew of added features and enhancements sure to make users smile.