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Sony Ericsson Begins New Xperia Play Ad Campaign [VIDEO]

Now that the PlayStation Phone has landed in a number of markets, Sony Ericsson needs to generate interest and get people excited over the phone/gaming device hybrid.  And, no, we’re

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French Get Commercial for Nexus S [VIDEO]

A French TV spot for the Nexus S has landed online which gives viewers a very quick glimpse into the latest Pure Google phone.  Using four Google-inspired robot arms we get to

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Leaked APKs of Updated Core Android Apps Show Improvements

An updated Android Test Market mysteriously appeared on Tech in 10’s Galaxy S Vibrant today. The result was the ability to download non-released and updated versions of a few of the core Android Apps like the Music Player and Gallery. Tech In 10 states that their Market changed on its own to a assumed test or developer version. The actual market does not show major differences on the surface, but it does include Google’s announced, but not yet implemented content ratings. T

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Simple But Effective ‘Unlock With WiFi’ App Toggles Security Settings

Here’s one of those ideas that has us asking, “Why didn’t we think of this ourselves?” A free application called Unlock With WiFi has been spotted which lets users bypass their

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Amazon App Store Having Minor Problems?

We’ve just gotten wind of an issue that Amazon is reportedly having with their Android app store. Wolfgang Philipps, an Android developer, noticed that he couldn’t access his app sales on the Amazon App Store.

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Webroot Releases Mobile Security App for Android

Webroot, one of the first internet security firms that came into being with the boom of the internet, has released “Webroot Mobile Security” for Android devices. There are two versions of the app, a limited free version which you can get from the Android Market, and a paid version available for $14.99 at Best Buy retail stores, and soon to be released on the Webroot site for purchase. A quote from the press release:

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SkyNet Announced: Chinese Android Game and App Market, Developer Wanted

This one will only apply to our friends over in China, at least for the moment. We’ve just gotten a press release from the folks over at Appular, who have just signed a deal with iDreamsky to create SkyNet, which will essentially be the one-stop shop for Android apps and games in the Chinese market.

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Google Maps Updated, Brings New Features

Google has been pushing out updates to the Android Google Maps app quite frequently as of late, and today is no different. Google Maps has been updated, and it’s got a few new features in tow.

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Additional Samsung Galaxy Prevail Details Uncovered on Eve of Boost Mobile Event

Boost Mobile takes to the stage tomorrow night where they are expected to announce the Samsung Galaxy Prevail.  Well, that and some other stuff, but you don’t care about the

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More Sony XPERIA X10 Mini Pro Image Leaks

There are more XPERIA X10 Mini images this morning for you to check out. We got the above image from Sense.net, showing the form factor of the Android 2.3 powered handset. Also pictured is a bit of the UXP launcher that Sony is implementing into it’s Android builds.

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Sony Exec Confirms Tablet on Horizon

Japanese website Nikkei has quoted Sony’s Sir Howard Stringer as saying that the company will bow its first Honeycomb tablet by the end of the summer. Further, the United States

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Android Puts Space Between Competition

It’s time to trumpet the arrival of yet another comScore survey.  Their latest report is out and we’ve learned that there are now nearly 70 million smart phone users in

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Nexus S Coming to AT&T?

A page on Samsung.com seems to be a placeholder for an AT&T version of the Google Nexus S, indicating that the device may be in the works.

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CyanogenMod Rebranded as TehDuckUberDistro After Cyanogen Leaves Team

We just got word from one of our super secret sources* (Hi Benji!) who tipped us off to a new build for your rooted handsets.  It’s called TehDuckUberDistro and it

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Official MozyHome App Coming Soon

Folks who use MozyHome for their online file backups should be on the lookout for the official Mozy application for Android. Announced today for iOS devices, a version for our