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    Versus pits your favorite devices head-to-head [App of the Day]

    The Internet is good for a ton of things, but comparing two like (or unlike) devices ...

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    Search in private on your Android with Disconnect Search [App of the Day]

    Sometimes it’s nice to be off the grid for awhile. What if you need to look something up, ...

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    Kill time with Shuttle Up

    Looking for a new game to pass time? Shuttle Up is an addictive, tricky game that lets players ...

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    HiRise Muzei brings high resolution images of Mars to your wallpaper [App of the Day]

    Explore Mars, one giant image at a time. In case you haven’t heard. we told you that ...

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    CLIFFHANGER keeps you up to date with your favorite TV shows [App of the Day]

    If you are looking for a TV show tracker that is as elegant as it is useful,  look no further ...

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Get Your Newspaper Fix with PressReader

About two weeks into playing with my Motorola XOOM, I realized that my Android usage was starkly different on tablet than it is on a handset.   The types of applications I was using on a 10-inch tablet were more geared to consumption of data.  Be it magazines, books, web, or news apps, I ...

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Thrutu Updates Android App so you can get Paid! (among other things)

Have you ever had someone on the phone that owed you money say, "I'll pay you back next time I see you.", only to have them avoid you in person? I think we all have, but now there is a solution for Android users to get their money back and much more with the latest update to the Thrutu app.

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Review: Samsung Droid Charge

After using the Droid Charge for some time, I am left with some mixed feelings. To start, the Droid Charge was not released with any mind-blowing specs; they were about the same as phones released in 2010. With the Charge, I experienced great earphone and speakerphone quality as well as great ...

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The Sonos/MOG Marriage is so much Win.

Recently, MOG and Sonos announced a partnership that allows Sonos owners to subscribe and listen to music provided by huge catalog the MOG has. As God as my witness, when I got my Sonos units, I said to anyone who would listen, "The only thing this kit is missing is MOG integration, when that ...

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Sonos, Where Have You Been All My Life? (Sonos App and Hardware Review)

Before I begin my gushing discourse of the love I have for Sonos and it's newly minted Android controller app, I have to diclose the fact that Sonos sent me a review unit to use, of which that I do not have to return to them. So simply put, I have to disclose that they gave me free stuff. ...

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App Review: Guerrilla Bob

Tired of Angry Birds? If so, go try Guerrilla Bob! Guerrilla Bob by Angry Mob Games is the ultimate 3rd person shooter game for Android. Not only does this game become very addicting, the graphics are unbelievable! With three modes to play: Arcade, just like “Story Mode” Mercenary, collect ...

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Tablet Tweaks in CyanogenMod 7

Do you have CM7 on your Tablet? Or do you just want some cool tweaks for your phone? In the final release of CyanogemMod 7 (version 7.0.0), there is a new section in the CM settings called “Tablet Tweaks”. In this new category there are three options, Bottom Status Bar (places your ...

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Google Translate Update Brings More Text-to-Speech Functionality

Recently posted from the Google Mobile Blogspot, the latest update of the Google Translate app for all Android devices running 2.1 and up includes better text-to-speech functionality. In this update, Google has enhanced the text-to-speech for 15 languages and added three new languages to the ...

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3G Watchdog Keeps an Eye on Your Data Usage

In the age of data caps and throttled speeds, Android users are forced to keep an eye on their data usage any way they can.  I’ve found a pair of great apps to help me in 3G Watchdog and its premium version, 3G Watchdog Pro ($3.25 US).   The basic concept of 3G Watchdog is... Read More

Review: Typo Clock (Widget)

Typo Clock a great option if you’re looking for a big clock widget. Typo Clock is very clear and provides a unique look to your phone’s home screen. Typo Clock is (unfortunately) not in the Android Market, although I have provided a QR code and a link to download this application ...

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Track Your Calling, Texting, and Android Usage with Friday

Here’s a pretty cool Android app for you analytic types. Available in a private Alpha release, Friday, keeps track of nearly everything you do with your phone. Want to see how many text messages you sent on February 9th?  How about the number of inbound calls from last Thursday?  Maybe ...

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SyncMate…Revisited

If you remember, back in August, we did a review on SyncMate for Mac. Since then, they have made some amazing breakthroughs in their service.  As both an Android and a Mac user, I was eager to give this a shot, but honestly, it fell short back in August.  I never un-installed it, but also... ...

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SnaPanda is a New Kind of Dictionary [VIDEO]

Remember when you first tried Swype? How about when you got a DVR and didn’t have to worry about watching TV shows when they were actually on? SnaPanda is a little like that: it takes a task we’re all familiar with, looking up a word in the dictionary, and gives you a new, better ...

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Be Ready for Opening Day with These 10 Baseball Apps for Android

Make sure you are ready to follow your favorite club on to the pennant this fall with these 10 Android applications.

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Stream Audio Throughout Your Car with TuneLink Auto

I recently had a chance to play with New Potato’s TuneLink Auto, which is both a product as well as an Android application.  The premise is simple in that it allows users to stream their audio throughout a car stereo regardless of whether the dash offers Bluetooth or auxiliary input.  The ...

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