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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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40 Android Business Models, Part Two

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this second part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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‘Remember the Milk’ Now Available for Android – Pro Users Only

We’ve been waiting quite a while for this one to arrive.  The Remember the Milk (RTM) blog has just announced the availability of their Android application.  It’s totally free… if you are a Pro RTM user.  Unfortunately that runs you $25 a year right now.  If you ...

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ODROID in the Wild, Demo’s HDMI Output [VIDEO]

Remember that Android-based entertainment device from a couple of weeks ago called the ODROID?  It’s back today in the form of a demo video.  The clip below shows how Android looks running through an HDMI cable out to a television.  We get to see a little gameplay, the Transformers 2 ...

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Why My G1 Qualifies as a “Smartbook”

My T-Mobile G1 is already a smartbook, is it not? Let me explain.  I can surf the web, check e-mail, download and listen to podcasts, keep up with facebook/Twitter friends, use a variety of instant message clients, use Gmail as a word processor (in a pinch) and actually use this same device as ...

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OpenTable Mobile for Android Confirms Your Dinner Reservations

OpenTable, Inc., has announced the launch of their free reservations booking app for Android-based devices.  Diners using the app can check the availability of multiple restaurants in their respective areas, browse restaurant reviews, invite friends to join them! After helping seat over ...

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The Weather Channel Adds New Features to Android App

One of the most popular apps in all of Android has recently added some new features.  The Weather Channel app now allows for users to click on interactive, expandable ads that link to WAP sites, video, locations, and directly to phone calls – all within the weather application.    ...

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Three Reasons the Cliq Will Click with Consumers

The press ink is not even dry after the Motorola Cliq was announced this past week and there is already talk of the Cliq’s failure.  Here are my top three reasons I believe this device will be a hit for T-Mobile and beyond: 1. This phone has instant street cred with the millennial crowd ...

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40 Android Business Models, Part One

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this first part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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How to Fix the Android SDK Debug Monitor in OS X Snow Leopard

The Android SDK is probably my favorite tool to come out of the Android OS so far. I use it for everything- installing apps, emulator tests, moving files- I even use the Dalvik Device Monitor (ddms) to take screenshots and terminate apps. But when I upgraded to Snow Leopard earlier this month, ...

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LG Formally Announces LG-GW620 as First Android Handset

Hot on the heels of last week’s leak comes the official announcement of LG’s first Android handset. Called the LG-GW620, it’s a slide out QWERTY with a 3″ touch screen. The press release tells us little about the handset other than it is part of a larger strategy from ...

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Will New Devices Fragment the Android Market?

Will the introduction of new Android devices fragment the Android Market?   I suppose it’s possible, but not probable. As companies like INQ hint at their own take on the experience and Cole Brodman acknowledges the shortcomings of the Android Market if there is fragmentation, ...

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HTC Tattoo Outed at $469 Unlocked

The price for an unlocked HTC Tattoo has surfaced over at Expansys.  Selling for $469.99 unlocked,  it might seem a bit high at first glance.  However, as HTC Source points out, this is $100 less than what they’re selling the HTC Hero at.  Doing a little fraction work, they estimate ...

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Clicking with Cliq

The Motorola Cliq gives the Android developer community a new device, a new manufacturer, and a new challenge. Learn more about what's different on the Cliq and how to address it in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Third Time’s a Charm for My MyTouch3G

Just yesterday I ordered myself a brand, new black myTouch 3G (MT3G).  Now mind you this is my third unit as the first two were taken back to T-Mobile due to ‘technical difficulties’.  I’ve been hesitant all along – I could not justify a device that is physically ...

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INQ Mobile Set to Enter US Market with Android

IN1Q Mobile, the company behind the INQ¹ handset (Facebook phone), are ready for their next trick – The one that is bringing lower cost Android handsets to the US in 2010.  If they do it anything like their first phone, we’re all in.  They already make low-cost feature phones ...

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