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Verizon Launching Over 5 New 4G Areas On June 16th

According to Verizon Wireless, the carrier will continue launching their new 4G LTE service across a slew of new cities on June 16th. The following locations have been mentioned: Dayton,

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Sprint Expected to Launch NFC Payments in 5 Cities May 26th

On May 26th, Google/ Sprint will be enabling NFC (near field communication) in 5 cities, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington D.C. The only unfortunate part is

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Barnes & Noble Introduce All-New, Android-Powered NOOK

And there you have it, another NOOK from Barnes & Noble. Officially unveiled this morning at a New York press event, the Simple Touch Reader, features a 6-inch touchscreen with

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Stock Google Voice app running on XOOM

    Today after playing around some more with the XOOM, I figured I’d try to install Google Voice one more time.  Well, what do you know.  It worked!  By

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News360 Brings Personalized, Real-Time News to Honeycomb Tablets

Heads up Honeycomb tablet users!  News360 has come to Android today, bringing a fresh look to your everyday news sources.  The free app really lends itself well to discovery, thanks

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New Droid 3 Specs Confirm 5-Row QWERTY, 4-inch qHD Display

Additional details for the Motorola Droid 3 have surfaced online, indicating a nice all-around bump is in store for Verizon’s iconic handset.  The touch screen has been rumored to be

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T-Mobile Announces Theoretical 42Mbps in More Than 50 Markets Across US

T-Mobile announced late last night/early this morning that they’ve doubled the speeds of their 4G network in more than fifty markets across the United States.  Touting a theoretical max speed

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T-Mo Launches Monthly 4G No Contract Service

When we spoke to Dan from T-Mo a few weeks ago on AGTN, he told us that the company was going to be business as usual until they heard something different regarding the AT&T and T-Mo Merger. It looks like he wasn’t kidding!
T-Mo has announced an interesting new plan scheme for users of their “4G” network (notice the quotes). In a posting on their new website, T-Mo stated the following:

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DK300 Multimedia Dock for Xperia Play

Do you have an Xperia Play? If so, you might want this new dock. Sony Ericsson just announced the new DK300 media dock. This dock allows you to charge you phone and output sound via a 3.5 mm headphone jack. There is no pricing on this dock as well as no HDMI connectivity.

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Sync your media with Miro 4

If you are a fan of iTunes and have wanted to sync your Android device, you might want to hear this. Miro 4, an open-source desktop media client for Mac, PC, and Linux, does just that. With Miro 4, you can seamlessly sync your Android device’s music, videos, and applications.

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Price Grabber takes Miracle on 34th Street Approach to Sales

You have all seen the now famous movie Miracle on 34th Street where Macy’s impresses customers by directing them to go to their competitor to find an item that they do not carry or have in stock, right? Well, the online sales site, PriceGrabber.com has updated their Android app to operate like that, sort of.

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TRAFFIQ Releases Free Tool for Media Planners and Buyers

Late last week, TRAFFIQ rolled out their Mobile Media Calculator, a free application for both media buyers and planners. The app provides instant access to a handful of key media

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Tower Building Chaos Ensues as Jenga Falls into the Android Market

Leslie Scott’s infamous tower-building game Jenga has made its way to Android courtesy of NaturalMotionGames (creators of Backbreaker Football). This anxiety packed puzzler pits users against the evil Dr. Gravity

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Asus Teases New Tablet

Asus is on a roll as of late. They launched the Eee Pad Transformer, a 10.1-inch Honeycomb tablet with a dockable QWERTY keyboard and a 5MP camera. As if that wasn’t impressive and jaw-dropping enough, Asus has just released these photos of an unnamed tablet in the works, and they’re not holding back on this one either.

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INQ Mobile and foursquare Announce New Collaboration

Thanks to a partnership unveiled at TechCrunch Disrupt, one of the first “Facebook phones” to arrive on the scene may also be an unofficial “foursquare phone”.INQ and foursquare announced a