DBEST speaker reviews London Solo, London Duo (PS4001, PS4003)

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We recently spent some time playing around with a couple of portable speaker options from a UK-based outfit known as DBEST. The company was gracious enough to provide us a sample of their London PS4001BT and London Duo PS4001BT Bluetooth Rechargeable Mini-Speakers. As you all know, it’s ...

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Google puts dozens of apps and games at 49¢ each for Google Play promo

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A new promotion has started with popular, premium apps going for 49¢ each. Titles include Sprinkle, Asphalt 6, SwiftKey X, and much more!

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Samsung to offer 90 days of Norton Mobile Security in select smartphones

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Samsung today announced that select models of their Galaxy smartphones will come with 90-day licenses of Norton Mobile Security. Available as full-featured sample of the standalone client, the app protects users against loss, malware, and other mobile threats. Since this has worldwide ...

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TurboTax arrives as first tablet-optimized tax application

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TurboTax today announced that they have released the ‘first and only native tax app’ coded with Android tablets in mind.  Available immediately in the Android Market as a free download, the app lets taxpayers to prepare, e-file, and pay their tax returns directly from their tablet. ...

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Samsung Galaxy Pocket announced for international market

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Although pricing and carriers were not part of the announcement, we are expecting Gingerbread on the cheap.

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Android app size limit increased from 50MB to 4GB

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Today is a monumental day for  Android developers as Google announced a pretty tasty treat last night.  Google has increased application size limits to 4GB each, up considerably from 50MB.  That’s not to say that the actual size of an APK has been increased, it still stays capped at 50MB. ...

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Qualcomm adds Virtua Tennis Challenge, three others to Snapdragon GamePack

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Qualcomm today announced that four new titles are joining their Snapdragon GamePack.  Designed as a bundle of games optimized for the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, the collection has grown to more than 100 titles.  The latest games to see their name added to the list are The Reem, Reign of ...

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Rumor: Asus to manufacture 7-inch, $200 Nexus tablet

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It’s not the first time we’ve heard whispers about the supposed Google Nexus tablet. Recently, we heard that Google is cooking up a 7-Inch tablet that’ll run ICS and will be a proud member of the Nexus team. Rumors are pointing to a device that’ll rival Amazon’s ...

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HTC admits Sense UI got cluttered, aims to fix with Sense 4.0

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A long time ago, when Android was a newborn baby and was growing rapidly, HTC launched their very own user interface, Sense UI to run along with Android.  First launched with the HTC Hero, it gave new users a bit of customization and personalization.  Critics generally praised Sense and it ...

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Samsung unveils dual-core Galaxy Player 70 Plus

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Samsung today announced a successor to last year’s Galaxy Player 50 personal media player, unveiling the dual-core Galaxy Player 70 Plus.  Arriving as the company’s first media player to boast a dual-core1GHz chipset, the Galaxy Player 70 Plus also offers consumers a 5-inch display, ...

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Review: Motorola’s Droid Razr Maxx, the model of insane battery life

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If you’re like me, you use your device heavily, which tends to drain the battery. Extended batteries are always an option, but they typically add noticeable thickness to a device. Motorola is seeking to solve this issue with the Droid Razr Maxx, a newer variant of the Droid Razr, known ...

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Huawei next to manufacture T-Mobile myTouch smartphones

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After what started out as an exclusive relationship between HTC and T-Mobile USA, the myTouch series has evolved to include LG.  Looking ahead a bit it appears that Huawei is next in line to offer a pair of smartphones bearing the carrier’s signature line. Pocketnow (who else) has ...

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HTCDev releases new APIs for Android developers

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Developers have new tools to take advantage of Beats Audio, lockscreen intregration, and more.

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Samsung Galaxy S III reportedly on track for April release

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Word on the street today is that Samsung’s much-anticipated Galaxy S III is slated for a March announcement followed by an April launch. The news of this comes from ZDNet Korea who allegedly confirmed the time frame with Samsung’s advertising and marketing firm Cheil Worldwide. The ...

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OnLive Desktop arrives with full Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader support

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OnLive released a new Android application into the market today which should appeal to business users and students alike.  Called OnLive Desktop, it’s premise that somewhat resembles their gaming app and service already available in multiple formats.  In this case it’s ...

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