APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (August 8)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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Instagram 4.1 released with video import; video support for Ice Cream Sandwich included in update

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Instagram announced on Wednesday that a new 4.1 version of the popular app is available for Android and iOS. Key among the changes for this release is the ability to import your videos from the gallery on your smartphone. Additionally, the app now sees Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich added to ...

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Usain Bolt is now a playable character in Temple Run 2

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Yes, the headline is correct. You can now play as the world’s fastest runner, Usain Bolt, in Imangi Studios’ game Temple Run 2. As you would expect, Bolt is lightning fast and even has unique abilities which let him boost head at “record-breaking” speeds and activate the ...

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Google reportedly testing hyper-local cards for Google Now

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Google is currently testing new ways to deliver localized news reports, some of which could become part of the Google Now experience. Reportedly, Google is working to bring even more relevant information to users which pulls from personal interests, time of day, and location. The beta project ...

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Google Play Store app downloads surpass iTunes for first time — report

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The Google Play Store has surpassed iTunes in terms of quarterly app downloads for the first time, reports AppAnnie. According to the new finding, Google’s storefront outpaced Apple’s by a margin of 10 percent in the second quarter. As of Q2 2013, app downloads in Google Play were ...

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Google introduces new textbook purchase and rental service

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Listen up, all you less-than-broke college students. Google is big on education – they always have been. They say that their Nexus 7 is great for students, and now they really want to drive it home. Starting this August, Google will offer up a “comprehensive” array of ...

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Google debuts new Nexus 7 options

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Google confirmed on Wednesday that a new Nexus 7 will soon be available. Arriving in a variety of retailers as soon as July 30, the next-gen tablet is the first to ship with the Android 4.3 version of Jelly Bean. Features include a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB ...

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Google officially introduces Android 4.3

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After weeks of rumors and expectations, Google has officially introduced Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Details in the update include multi-user profiles with restricted profile settings, Bluetooth Smart support, Open GL|ES 3.0 support, and DRM API’s. The new Nexus 7 is the first device to ship ...

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In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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A quick look at things going on that might be of interest to you, the Android lover.

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (July 18)

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Handpicked just for you, this is our weekly way of putting readers up on new and existing apps. How many of these have you downloaded?

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Battle Dragons coming to Android soon; win a copy now! UPDATED

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Spacetime Studios has another surefire hit on their hands with this one... and you can get it in your hands before it's launched!

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (July 11)

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We've picked out some really fun games to help pass the time in these hot, dog days of summer.

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Updated Google Maps comes to Android phones and tablets

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New and improved features come to the app; older features are moved to Google+.

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Brands we love: Seidio

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In the market for a new smartphone or tablet accessory for your beloved Android? Fortunately for you, there are a number of companies who provide a portfolio of wonderful products to choose from. One such company that we’d like to draw attention to is Seidio. We recently received a couple ...

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BlueStacks announces the GamePop Mini, a ‘Netflix for games’ service

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Lately it seems that the inexpensive gaming console market has been growing at quite the rapid rate. Ouya, Project Mojo, GameStick, and Google are just a few companies developing Android-powered game consoles with the hopes of gaining your attention. As of this morning, we can now add ...

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