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Android Explodes in Europe to the Tune of 1,580% Growth

Another day, another confirmation that Android is taking over the world. This time we learn that Android grew 1,580 percent in Q4 in Western Europe.

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Search for Cars and Dealers with Official Cars.com App

The official Cars.com application recently hit the Android Market, bringing car searching and price comparisons to your favorite Android device.  The free application works on any Android smart phone running

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Samsung Phone Hits FCC Looking Very Much Like Galaxy Pro

Recently uncovered FCC documents indicate that AT&T may be the first US carrier to offer the portrait QWERTY Samsung Pro.

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Samsung Stealth is Anything But; Spied in Wild

Verizon’s first 4G LTE smart phone from Samsung, the Stealth, has been spotted in wild a month before it’s rumored launch.

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Download This: Micronytes [VIDEO]

Micronytes is a new platform game for Android that features HD graphics, intuitive controls and a catchy, quirky soundtrack. The Fantastic Voyage-inspired plot has a tiny protagonist trying to cure

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Samsung Posts Teaser Image for Galaxy Tab 8.9 on Facebook

The hardware maker is widely expected to unveil an 8.9-inch version of their Galaxy Tab, making it the third in a line of tablets.

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Welcome to Android #2: Intro to Widgets [VIDEO]

WIDGETS! Widgets are one the biggest features in Android we take for granted. It seems like we dont need them, but take them away and your phone just doesnt feel

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You Could Win a Ticket to Google I/O!

There is now yet another reason I wish I was a developer, namely the fact that Google has now decided to give away 100 tickets to it’s sold out developer conference, Google I/O! This is not just a normal giveaway though, it is totally geared towards developers who can acutally, well, develop. Here is a quote from Google’s blog talking about the contest:

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CyanogenMod v7.0.0-RC2 Available For Many Devices

RC2 of the ever popular series of custom ROMS is available for download! The CyanogenMod team has been busy with numerous improvements lately.  We’re talking HTC EVO WIMAX(4G) baby!! yea

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Man This Video Makes me Want to Be a Dev….

The above video shows a new Exynos powered tablet device from Hard Kernel, a company dedicated to making development device kits for devs to get their hands on and develop apps for Samsung based processors.

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A Hint of Things to Come for Google Voice VoIP?

There is an interesting article over at the Disruptive Telephony site, talking about how the author has gotten his Google Voice number to work entirely over IP, using something called a “SIP” address to initiate the voice session. In an unofficial way, the author of the article is saying that VoIP calling is already possible with Google Voice. (although his method has not worked for everyone who has tried) Here is a quote from the article:

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Spacetime Studios: Pocket Legends on Android Generates 30%-50% More Revenue than iOS Version

Spactime Studios has shifted its attention to Android as a primary interest, largely due to the fact that the company is making oodles of cash from the platform.

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Samsung Nexus S Hitting All Canadian Carriers

The Samsung handset running a Pure Google experience is headed north of the border where it will find a home with every wireless provider.

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Bizzy’s “Check Out” Feature Tells Friends Where You Were and How Likely You Are to Return

Bizzy recommends new places to eat, shop, and play based on ratings compiled by you and like-minded users!

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Xomo Announces Official SXSW 2011 App, ‘SXSW GO’

If you plan on being at SXSW later this week, you’ll want to take the official companion application with you!