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Rovio Mobile Teases St. Patrick’s Day Update for Angry Birds Seasons [VIDEO]

Rovio is set to follow the Valentine’s Day edition of Angry Birds Seasons with a St. Patrick’s Day theme.

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‘HTC EVO View 4G’ Trademark Confirms Recent Sprint Rumors

First surfacing a few days ago, rumors of an HTC tablet from Sprint are getting unofficially confirmed. Recent trademark filings indicate a 4G-capable tablet is on the way, with a CTIA announcement widely expected.

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Entrepreneur Mobile Now Available for Android

Small business owners and entrepreneurs alike will enjoy the free Android application that hits the Market today.

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comScore: Android is Most-Used Smart Phone OS

In just a little over two years, Android has leapfrogged every other mobile OS. Our favorite platform is now the most popular smart phone OS in the United States.

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Google Maps Navigator Routing with Live, Historic Traffic

Google is providing what they believe to be faster traffic routes based on using real-time traffic blended with historical data.

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Motorola to Attempt 4G Upgrade on All XOOM Tablets, Rooted or Not

Motorola’s stance is that they will try to get the 4G LTE update working on rooted tablets, but are not making promises.

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Google Music Sync is Working for Select Rooted Devices

Ten months after getting our first taste of Google Music, the service is found to be working on rooted Android devices. Could the official announcement be far off?

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War On Your Android Home Screen: The New Battleground Is Personalization

There is a shift happening, with people demanding that they want to move beyond what the manufacturer provides in a standard smartphone, away from content and media personalization, and moving toward the ability to personalize the entire mobile experience. Android is the best phone for enabling people to do this, but it poses a threat to OEMs and Carriers who are losing control, and seeing their branded identity disappear from view. The Home Screen is the only way to retain branded identity, and is becoming the key differentiator in today’s market. That’s why HipLogic has developed a new app called *Spark to meet this demand,

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Google’s Statement on Recent Malware Incident

In case you missed it, last week there was a rather big stink in the Android Market where a handful of application were found to be malicious. Google swept into

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Sprint Poised To Steal The Show At CTIA; EVOs and Nexus S Rumored

After a no-show at MWC this year, Sprint is looking to make CTIA all about the new and improved carrier. Promising to “pull back the curtain with the latest in

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Gowalla 3.0 Hits Android

Austin-based Gowalla gets a big update ahead of this year’s SXSW festival. From a revamped UI to integration with other services, Gowalla 3.0 is a recommended Android app!

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Samsung Announces Portrait QWERTY Galaxy Pro [VIDEO]

Samsung joins Motorola and HTC with a candybar style QWERTY, the Galaxy Pro. Hitting the UK over the next few months, we’d like to see this form factor come to the United States at some point.

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Feb 28 – March 4

It’s that time of the week again! Time for the AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp. Let’s jump right into the news we covered last week, shall we?

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Citibank Quietly Rolls Out Android App

If you have a bank account or credit card with Citibank, good news: they’ve created an Android app to make mobile banking easier for their customers. But you won’t find

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Was That the Droid X2 at the FCC?

A mysterious Motorola device passed through FCC testing recently, and speculation is that it may be the follow up to Verizon’s Droid X, the Droid X2, which we’d recently heard