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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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    Samsung details Galaxy Tab 4 availability for U.S.
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    • 23 Apr, 2014

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    Samsung on Wednesday confirmed the pricing and availability of the Galaxy Tab 4 series of ...

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Preliminary Thoughts on the Archos 5 Tablet

Here are some stream-of-consciousness thoughts on the Archos 5 Internet Tablet that arrived today at CommonsWare‘s secret mountain lair. Pros: It looks slick. The 800MHz CPU makes this device rather snappy for many operations. Flipping between settings activities and launching the Browser ...

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DoS Denied

Computerworld recently reported that two vulnerabilities in Android have been patched by Google. The issues dealt with how Android handled SMS messages as well as the API in Android’s Dalvik virtual machine. Left unpatched, an Android device was susceptible to temporary loss of ...

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Android Market Monkey Business?

Developers have derided the Android Market virtually since its inception last year. More recently, in SDK 1.6, Google responded to some of the developers’ concerns in a number of ways. Most notably, increased categorization for apps, and the new ability for app publishers to post up to ...

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Android Around the World: UK Edition

We tend to spend a lot of our time focusing on US news, but we’re seeing a growing interest coming from our international readership.  As Android grows, so will the news from abroad.  Some of what comes across our desk doesn’t necessarily merit an entire post but is still worth ...

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Yum-Yum

9:15 P.M. PST. I’m tracing familiar pattern on the smooth surface  of my beloved MyTouch. Time to switch on the silent mode and call it quits. But wait – there’s few notifications in the toolbar! Sliding it down and whoopee! My Donut was just delivered fresh from the oven! ...

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Free Motorola CLIQ? Yes, Please!

I just want to share this quick tip with you guys and gals. I was checking my T-Mobile account and noticed that there’s a sweepstakes that is going on to instantly win a brand-shiny new CLIQ. All you need to do is to register at this link and keep your fingers crossed. The phone sure... ...

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Live from New York, it’s Android Apps

On August 25th, 2009,  30 Android developers got together at the Fast Company offices to participate in the NYC Android Developers Meetup.  The Meetup was organized by the team at Medialets.   Medialets is an innovative company that provides a rich media advertising and  analytics platform ...

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Closer Look at T-Mobile Pulse Interface “Canvas”

We’ve compiled a couple of photos and videos to show what the user interface looks like on the T-Mobile Pulse (Huawei U8220).  You’ll see that it’s not quite the cosmetic overhaul that Sense or BLUR gives phones, but it’s a nice change to the stock Android feel.  ...

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I Could do Widgout It…

There is a rather familiar phenomenon in life where we want something... we want it really, really bad. Then we get it.

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Sprint Announces Samsung ‘Moment’ For November 1 Release

Sprint has officially announced their second Android-handset, the Samsung Moment.  Previously codenamed the InstinctQ, the Moment boasts an 800MHz processor in addition to some other healthy specifications. 800MHz processor 3.2″ AMOLED Touch Screen Slideout QWERTY Keyboard 3.2 megapixel ...

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EezeeRator Allows For In-Flight Airline Reviews

Does your job necessitate that you spend a lot of time traveling and hanging out at airports?  Maybe you’re one of those people with a jet-setter lifestyle.  Whatever the case is, you probably have experiences that you end up sharing with friends, family, and fellow travelers.  A new ...

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Mobilizy Demos 3D Objects with 9/11 Memorial [VIDEO]

The two big guns in Augmented Reality apps for Android, Mobilizy (maker of Wikitude World Browser and other apps) and Layar have quite a little arms race going. Two weeks ago, Layar announced support for 3D objects.  This week, Mobilizy matched the feature, and demonstrates it with perhaps ...

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First Round of ADC 2 Draws to a Close Ahead of Expectations

The Android Developers Blog is reporting that due to an overwhelming response to round one of the Android Developers Challenge 2, they are ending it effective today.  The news comes earlier than Google predicted it would as they figured it would take at least two weeks to get everything they ...

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Schmidt and McAdam Tease Us With New Android Phones in the Wild

We still have to wait a few weeks for the announcements to come from Verizon, but that’s not stopping CEO Lowell McAdam from parading around with the Motorola Sholes.  See that picture?  The nerve of that guy to tease us – what with his non-blurry “in the wild” shot.  ...

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Newbtorial: How to Keep the Zip in Your Android

“UUUhhhhhhh, I am so sick of how slow my phone is!  Kevin, if you can’t fix this I am selling this thing and buying an iPhone!” These are the very words I heard come pouring into my office as a coworker, flushed with frustration, walked through the door.  She not so gently ...

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