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Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon Game Pack with More Than 100 Titles

Qualcomm has unveiled a new collection of games optimized for their Snapdragon processor family today in the aptly named Snapdragon Game Pack. Featuring more than 100 titles at launch, the

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Avoid that DUI with New Android App

There is a new app announced today from Lone Wolf Mobile that is designed to help a person know if they are too impaired from drinking to drive. Called “DUI kNOw! Stand”, the app uses the motion sensors inside your android device to see if you can keep your balance on one leg during a 30 second test.

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T-Mobile HTC Sensation 4G Due By June 15

T-Mobile’s biggest and baddest Android phone to date, the Sensation 4G, is due in stores on or before June 15th.  The HTC handset runs Android 2.3 and features powerful specs

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Motorola Site Redesign Accidentally Outs Unannounced Products (Zaha, Slimline, Tracy XL, and XOOM 2)

Oops.  Motorola is more than likely spending the evening trying to get the proverbial toothpaste back into the tube tonight as four of their upcoming products were just outed.  Our

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There’s a Zombie on Your Lawn! Plants vs. Zombies Available Through Amazon Appstore

Brains… Flowers… Brains… Flowers… That’s one weird combo thrown into one even weirder game, Plants vs. Zombies. This popular tower defense game by developer PopCap Games has eluded Android for

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Exclusive: Flyscreen Gets Tablet Optimization

Flyscreen, the developers behind… well, Flyscreen, have pushed a new version of their Android lock screen application to the Market today.  As you can gather from the title of this

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Xperia Play Launches on O2 in the UK

If you have been waiting for the Xperia Play on O2 (a British network), wait no longer! Not only is it here in black, O2 even has an exclusive white edition for

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World Health Organization: “Cell Phones May Cause Cancer”

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a study that points to cell phone radiation causing cancer. You can read the whole article on CNN here, but it’s a bit long.In a nutshell, they can’t be sure as of now, because they need more long-term studies to confirm it, but apparently the radiation that we get from holding our Android (or any other) phones up to our ears all day long is similar to a “very low-powered microwave oven”, in that it essentially cooks the brain.

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Gingerbread (2.3.3) OTA Update for Droid Pro?

According to Droid-Life, two of their readers informed that their Droid Pros received an OTA (over the air) update for Android 2.3.3 (better known as Gingerbread). We know that the

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Acer Iconia Now Available at Office Depot

If you haven’t had a chance to play around with an Acer Iconia, you’re missing out. I had the opportunity of using one for around 10 minutes at my local Best Buy, and I was very impressed. It’s powered by Honeycomb and a dual core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, just like the Motorola Xoom. I found it to be a lot lighter than the Xoom, which is one reason I loved it so much. But that’s beside the point. The Iconia Tab is now available for purchase from Office Depot for $449.99, the same price as Best Buy.

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ViewSonic Announces ViewPad 7X Honeycomb Tablet

ViewSonic has never really been known for making killer Android tablets, with a history of using older versions of Android on less than spectacular tablets with less than spectacular specs. But it looks like they’re ready to turn that around with the announcement of the ViewPad 7X

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Sprint Begins Promoting Exclusive EVO 3D Content

A press release hit the wires just a few hours ago with Sprint touting some of the bundled features for the upcoming EVO 3D.  While some of you will call

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T-Mobile Formally Unveils Pair of Monthly4G Plans with No Annual Contract

T-Mobile has formally announced a pair of no-contract rate plans for customers today with their new unlimited Monthly4G plans that go as low as $50 per month. The two plans,

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Zinio Brings Thousands of Magazines to Android Tablets

Magazine lovers will be happy to learn that Zinio has come to Android today, bringing thousand of issues along for the ride. The application is free, however each magazine comes

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AT&T Announces $70 Pantech Crossover for June 5th

AT&T announced their next Android handset this morning, the ultra-affordable Pantech Crossover.  Running Android 2.2 and powered by a 600MHz processor, AT&T bills the phone as “perfect for first-time smartphone