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Android Dev Learns How Far is Too Far for Ad Revenue

The developer of a popular app that is used to turn off mobile data called APNDroid “learned his lesson” when he got his app pulled from the Android Market recently.

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Best Buy Offering a Pair of Free Samsung Android Handsets April 29-30

Best Buy has brought back their popular Free Phone Friday deals and made them even better.  How?  By tacking on an extra day, that’s how.  This time around Best Buy

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LG Optimus Big Coming Soon to Korea

We reported on a leaked image of the LG Optimus Big a while ago, putting it in the rumor column until more info came out. Now, all has fallen into place as the company has announced the device will be launching April 28 in Korea. There are times where we wished we lived in Korea to get the cool goodies they do over there!

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Netflix and LG Revolution Nearing an Announcement

If you have been waiting for the official Netflix for Android application, a recent Verizon Wireless pamphlet shows that it will be coming soon in the LG Revolution, a good sign that the Netflix app is close to a release.

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Adobe and iSimple Joining AGTN Tonight!

It is once again Thursday Android Family, and you know what that means, it is once again time for the Android Guys Thursday Night Droidcast/stream! We have another great show lined up for you tonight, with the full cast of Ray Walters, Aaron Kasten, Benji Hertel and Stacie Nuss back in action. Of course Jake Southers from Streamly.TV is producing!

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Video Chat Coming to Nexus S via Android 2.3.4 Update

The big Nexus surprise that was teased earlier today has just been unveiled.  And it’s… drum roll…. video chat for the Nexus S.  And another Android update.  That’s right, two

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Sprint’s Wi-Fi XOOM Arrives May 8th (UPDATE: Confirmed)

We just received an email from one of our readers who passed a picture, showing the Sprint version of the Wi-Fi XOOM arriving May 8th.  We had heard that it

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Shazam Offering Free Unlimited Tagging Through End of Year

Shazam is announcing their newest update to the free Shazam application; they have added unlimited song tags. With previous versions of Shazam users were limited to 5 free tags a

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What is the Nexus Surprise from Google?

Today, the official Twitter account for the Google Nexus Phones has just tweeted out a rather vague post. We have a surprise for you today. Stay tuned! All we want

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Getjar Embraces Social Media with Facebook Connect Integration

GetJar announced this week that they are the first leading application store to embrace social networking. Since many users from the Getjar and other portals don’t really “discover” apps on

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Android Market Could Eclipse App Store This Summer

Come back-to-school time Android users will have more apps to choose from than their Apple counterparts. At least that is what the latest Distimo report tells us. Android is growing

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Leaked ROMs for HTC Flyer, G2, and Doubleshot

We’re not exactly sure what happened today but HTC leaks are coming left and right.  Aside from two new handsets (Rider, Kindgom) to look forward to, we also have a

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Which Carrier Will Rule Over the HTC Kingdom?

A second newly unearthed Android phone has been spotted online today, carrying the name of HTC Kindgom.  As with the HTC Rider, almost zero is known at this point save

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Ubuntu One Music Updated

  Ubuntu One Music, the Android companion to Canonical’s cloud music service, has been updated with a redone UI and news features such as album art, updated playlist options, speed

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Put the HTC Rider on Your Radar

We’ve got another new Android phone to keep an eye on today as the HTC Rider surfaces.  Nothing is known about this device yet other than it appears to be