Panasonic announces 7-inch JT-B1 Toughpad, the Toughbook of the tablet world

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If you’re familiar with Panasonic, then chances are you’re also familiar with their infamous Toughbook line of computers. Sturday and built to withstand anything thrown at them, these things are practically indestructible. Now, Panasonic hopes to dig further down into that niche ...

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Vizio returns to Android smartphones with pair of Chinese models

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Vizio today announced a return to the Android smartphone space, unveiling a pair of handsets bound for China. On one hand you have the upper-echelon stuff in the 5-inch 1080p device with a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, and 2GB RAM.  On the other, you have a 4.7-inch model with a dual-core 1.2GHz ...

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PowerA reveals the MOGA Pro mobile gaming controller at the CES

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If you are a console gamer and also love to play games on your smartphone, then you need to check this out. Today at CES 2013, PowerA extended their MOGA gaming system line by adding the new MOGA Pro. Similar to the XBOX 360 controller, the MOGA Pro comes with all features a gamer is... Read More

PowerA touts games optimized for MOGA controller

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Top developers such as Gameloft, Namco Bandai, SEGA, and Vector Unit are getting behind the gaming accessory.

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Redbox Instant app hits Google Play ahead of official announcement

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  The official Redbox Instant by Verizon application for Android is now in the Google Play Store, signaling an announcement is fast approaching. Available for both smartphone and tablet, the app does not require a Verizon account or service plan. Details in the notes tell us the app will ...

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Facebook announces Nearby updates to Android app

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Facebook today announced new updates to the Nearby feature in the moble (Android and iOS) apps.  Slated to go live later this afternoon, it makes it even easier than ever to discover new places that your friends are into. Details include: Find New Places – From the app menu, open the tab ...

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DEAD TRIGGER gets Christmas update

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The game DEAD TRIGGER has received a special update for the holidays. Notable things in the update include: New features: How many waves you can defeat in the new NORTH POLE CHRISTMAS ARENA? Prepare for an encounter with ZANTA, a new Christmas Boss! Try out the new GRENADE ...

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comScore: Android fuels smartphone growth in five leading European markets

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The top five European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom)  have seen a modest surge in smartphone adoption over the last year, according to new a report from comScore.  Overall smartphone penetration has reached 54.6 percent of mobile users, up 13 percent over last ...

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Viddy brings its camera app to Android

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Viddy has released its official Android application today, bringing its video sharing capabilities to a whole new audience. Available immediately, the free app lets users add video effects or music to their clips and share them across multiple networks. The Viddy app works on both smartphone ...

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Former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki says ‘real men use Android’

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One of the more prolific Apple figures of the 1980’s, Guy Kawasaki, loves his Android smartphones and tablets. So much so, in fact, he no longer uses Apple mobile devices. An article over at ReadWrite tells us that the former Apple evangelist switched to Android (Droid Razr Maxx, Galaxy S ...

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In Brief: 21 other Android-related things worth knowing (December 7)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, photos, videos, infographics, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it ...

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King.com debuts first two Android games, Bubble Witch Saga and Candy Crush Saga

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King.com, the largest social games maker outside Zynga, has officially thrown their hat in the Android ring.  Today sees them introducing their first two Android games, Bubble Witch Saga and Candy Crush Saga. Like their Facebook counterparts, these two feature synchronized leaderboards, scores, ...

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Redbox Instant by Verizon pushed to spring 2013

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Sorry to rain on your parade today, but it looks like the Redbox Instant by Verizon streaming service won’t be arriving in the next few weeks. Instead, the would-be Netflix-killer is now targeted for spring of next year, according to GigaOm. It’s not all bad news, however, as a ...

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Redbox Instant video to launch in coming weeks

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The Verizon-powered Redbox Instant video streaming service is expected to launch in the coming weeks, according to GigaOM. The would-be Netflix-killer could get started as soon as December 17, with an Android app ready to roll.

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Did you know? Disney now offering 16 Android apps

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Are you new to Android? First of all, welcome to the club, we think you’re gonna like it here. Next, let’s help you get started with some new apps and games. For today’s post we figured we’d start with one of the biggest names in media: Disney. Aside from the recent Star ...

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