In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 25)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, 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 a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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Roku announces ‘Play on Roku’ update for streaming photos and music

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Roku has a new version of its Android app available in the Google Play Store that allows for streaming of music and photos from your handset.  The feature is called Play on Roku and it lets users view individual images, slideshows, single tracks, playlists, and more.  The app, which basically ...

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Android handsets are still pacesetters in mobile industry

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Looking to buy  a brand new smartphone and want to make sure you’ve got the latest and greatest technology?  You don’t want the new iPhone 5.  It’s a great product, sure, and will sell like hotcakes, but it’s not the definition of cutting edge.  Not since around Android ...

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Comparing the iPhone 5 to the Droid Razr Maxx HD

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Apple’s big, annual smartphone release, the iPhone 5, is out and ready for your consideration.  But, with so many other options available from Android manufacturers, should you look to Apple? Is the 4-inch display and 4G LTE version of what amounts to last year’s phone worth your ...

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Comparing the iPhone 5 to the HTC One X

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Apple’s big, annual smartphone release, the iPhone 5, is out and ready for your consideration.  But, with so many other options available from Android manufacturers, should you look to Apple? Is the 4-inch display and 4G LTE version of what amounts to last year’s phone worth your ...

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Comparing the iPhone 5 to the Galaxy S III

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Apple’s big, annual smartphone release, the iPhone 5, is out and ready for your consideration.  But, with so many other options available from Android manufacturers, should you look to Apple?  Is the 4-inch display and 4G LTE version of what amounts to last year’s phone worth your ...

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Google Drive for Android receives update

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Google Drive is around from a long time now, and it’s for sure an amazing offer by the search giant. Google updated Google Drive for Android, and added some new features. According to Google blog, the updated Android version allows users to add comments, reply to existing comments and ...

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Nielsen: 75% of 25-34 year-olds in U.S. now own smartphone

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Three out of every four U.S. consumers age 25-34 now own a smartphone, according to a new report out of Nielsen   Up from 59 percent last year (July 2011), it’s the biggest segment of mobile users who have taken the step to something a little smarter.  Quite a number, eh?  That’s ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 7)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, 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 a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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Cloud.tv’s Dayframe rethinks docking apps for Android

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Cloud.tv, the guys behind HD widgets and Cloudskipper, have redesigned docking apps for Android.  Well, that’s the hope, at least.  Today sees them releasing a new app, Dayframe,  for your Android 2.3+ device which is equal parts gorgeous, convenient, and flexible. Designed with the Nexus ...

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Lookout releases State of Mobile Security 2012 report

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Lookout Mobile Security has released its latest State of Mobile Security report which looks at the various threats that face mobile users.  Not only do we learn what the threats are but we’re also given insight into the various markets which are most often affected.  Spoiler alert: Toll ...

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New Android app Via.me blends Pinterest, Tumblr, and Instagram

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So you love to take photos of sushi and clouds huh? Big fan of applying a clever filter or vignette before tossing on Instagram or Facebook? You might appreciate the new Android app Via.me which lets you do just that, but also to also share audio and video. Already available in a web experience ...

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Amazon partners with Epix

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Amazon has not had much luck when it comes to competition in the movie-streaming business, but this might be changing in the near future because media-provider Epix is now becoming a partner with Amazon Prime. For $79 per year, users get the ability to stream content without additional monthly ...

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Rovio: Bad Piggies arrives on September 27

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Rovio today announced that their next big game release, Bad Piggies,  will be here in less than a month.  Based on the antagonistic pigs from the immensely popular Angry Birds series, the title puts players on the side of the green guys as they look to rid themselves of the aviary enemies. ...

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GoalZero Guide 10 Plus Adventure Kit review

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Continuing with our series of solar-powered chargers and accessories for smartphones, we bring you a review of the GoalZero Guide 10 Plus Adventure Kit. This device, like the others we tested, was used over the course of a few days while camping in mostly sunny conditions. What’s in the ...

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