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    Humble Bundle 5 brings slew of top Android games for cheap, includes The Cave, The Room Two and more

    The next best thing to free games are game sales and for the next 12 days, you can get a bundle ...

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    DoggCatcher now casting in latest release
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    • 16 Apr, 2014

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    DoggCatcher, one of the first, and still among the best, podcast apps for Android, just got a ...

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    Samsung to offer Android Wear-powered smartwatch this year
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    • 16 Apr, 2014

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    Samsung will deliver its first Android Wear-based smartwatch later this year, reports Reuters. ...

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    Google releases standalone camera app to the Play Store
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    • 16 Apr, 2014

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    It has been a trend for companies to put their standalone apps in the Play Store for quick ...

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    Google+ for Android Redesign Leaks
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    • 16 Apr, 2014

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    Suspected to be announced at Google I/O, Google+ is expected to get a redesign and it seems ...

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First Sony Ericsson app in the Android Market

While checking new apps coming into the Android Market (via androlib.com RSS feed), I came across the 1st app from Sony Ericsson called AmbientTime Lite 1.0. If this is to get a taste of  the design of the apps going to be included in the upcoming Sony Ericsson Android devices, it is ...

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Mippin to Release ‘Buzz Deck’ Next Week

Be on the lookout next week for an app called Buzz Deck.  It’s the first Android title from Mippin and it also happens to be their entry into the Android Developers Challenge.  If you haven’t heard of Mippin, they help bring your favorite web content to mobile phones.  Content  ...

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Consolidated Apps – The Good, Bad and the Hefner

As a general rule I like to stay away from the all-in-ones. Sure, it’s cool to show off how the DVD tray slides out of the side panel on the plasma or how the “this” also functions as a “that” at the push a magic button. But, we are left fuming when the ...

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Android SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)

In computing, service-oriented architecture (SOA) provides a set of principles of governing concepts used during phases of systems development and integration. Such an architecture will package functionality as interoperable services: software modules provided as a service can be integrated ...

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Do I Really Want a Swiss Army Phone?

When I was a kid I really wanted a swiss army knife. I wanted to be able to survive the day that I accidentally ended up in the wild forest with no food or water, and be like McGuyver.  I wanted to be able to have all the tools I needed in one place on... Read More

Android in Ireland… No Luck for the Irish!

This post could be rather short because as of today (23rd of September 2009) none of the 4 main mobile phone operators doing business in Ireland have an Android device on offer… not one! You can get the latest Nokia N97, the iPhone 3GS, any flavors of BlackBerry even a couple of Windows ...

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WaveSecure Beta for Android

A company called tenCube has announced the release of their WaveSecure mobile security application for the Android platform.  Already available in S60 and Windows versions, the app promises to be a complete device and data security app. The app is in beta so the developers are looking for some ...

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Insyde Market – The First App Market Exclusively For Android Netbooks

Last week the doors officially opened up for AppsLib, the market designed for Android-based devices with larger screens.  Timed with the Archos A5 announcement, it’s the first place to check if you are looking for apps optimized for screens at 800×480 resolution.  Today sees ...

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Mobilizy Proposes Open AR Markup Language

It’s been a big day for Augmented Reality news. On the heels of the announcement of Layar’s support for 3D objects, Mobilizy, maker of Wikitude World Browser, announced that it’s proposing an open Augmented Reality markup language (ARML). ARML would be based on KML and ...

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Android Phone as a Navigation Device

Will Android phones become the default automotive navigation device for consumers? Personal navigation device (PND) use has sky-rocketed in the last few years. With the advent of color touch-screens, simple to use interfaces, advanced features–all at lower costs–these devices have ...

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Layar Adds Stunning 3D Objects

Layar’s already impressive augmented reality app takes a big leap forward today by adding support for 3D objects. Game of Pac-Man in the park, anyone? More information is in their press release. Hat tip to TheNextWeb.

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Sprint’s Foray Into Android

Sprint is starting to ramp up their Android community involvement, in preparation for their launch of the HTC Hero and their Open Developer Conference. Learn more in today's episode of 'Building Droids!

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Real World Hyperlinking From GeoVector’s World Surfer

San Francisco-based GeoVector has announced the launch of their directional search and pointing app for Android handsets.   Available today in the Android Market, World Surfer allows for users to simply point their phone towards a place that interests them and learn more about it.  One can ...

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SomaView Helps Users Discover Their Virtual Neighborhood

I’m a big fan of Augmented Reality (AR) apps for Android.  While some might see them as the current fad in mobile apps, I view the concept as just a stepping stone.  Anytime I get a chance to try out a new AR title, I’m game.   Naturally, I was pleased to get an email... Read More

Android, Not Ready for Prime Time. Or Is It?

I need to start this article with a confession of addiction, it is what they tell me helps to handle my problem; Hello, my name is Ray and I am addicted to Technology. That being out of the way; I am like Napoleon Dynamite’s brother Kip, singing, “I love technology” at the end of the... ...

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