APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (June 20)

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We've handpicked more than one dozen games and apps for you, dear reader.

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After bumps in road, Wikipad finally arrives June 11

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It may have taken a bit of time, some minor product changes, and a few hurdles, but the Wikipad is finally ready for its retail debut. The 7-inch gaming tablet experience will arrive on June 11 with a retail price of $249 in the United States; a global rollout is expected later this summer. ...

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HTC One with “Nexus user experience” announced for June 26

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Runs Android 4.2.2 out of the box with future updates coming directly from Google.

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Updated RetailMeNot app includes location-based deals

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The  RetailMeNot app for Android recently picked up an update which adds in some rather handy features. As the headline indicates, the 2.0 release offers users location-based deals and promotions across thousands of U.S. retailers. “With more than 4 million downloads, more and more ...

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LG announces LG Nexus 4 White for coming weeks

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After months of rumors and speculation, LG has finally announced the arrival of a white variant of the Nexus 4 smartphone. Aside from the color change, the details remain the same and include the 4.7-inch 1280×768 IPS display, quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz processor, and 2GB RAM. LG ...

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Archos intros 3G-ready 80 Xenon tablet

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The 8-inch tablet is SIM unlocked for HSPA, arrives in June.

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Sega releases Sonic The Hedgehog for Android

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In “news that we thought would have happened by now”, Sega today announced that Sonic the Hedgehog is officially available for Android devices. Priced at $2.99 in the Google Play Store, it’s the classic Sega Genesis title that introduced us to the speedy fella and his nemesis, ...

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PopCap Games intros Bejewled Blitz for Android

PopCap Games and Electronic Arts yesterday announced their latest mobile game, Bejeweled Blitz for Android devices. Available as a free game in the Google Play Store, it’s everything you know and love in the classic match-three game, and more. As part of the launch, all players will ...

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Jelly Bean now more popular than Ice Cream Sandwich; both trail Gingerbread

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Android 4.1+  Jelly Bean has moved ahead of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in terms of popularity among versions of the platform. That said, both still trail the Gingerbread build as the two year old Android release still clings to the lead. Overall figures for the last 14 days show that ...

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BadNews malware downloaded by at least 2 million users in Europe

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Malware that avoided detection and made its way onto the Google Play store has been downloaded between 2-9 million times, security firm Lookout said today. Google was notified of the outbreak and all affected apps have been removed from the Android store. Lookout found 32 applications that ...

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Facebook Home now available for select Android devices

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The day is here, Facebook Home is in the Google Play Store and ready to transform your existing handset into a Facebook Phone. That is, provided, you own one of the select devices with official support. So far the only models on the market with Facebook Home’s blessing are the Samsung ...

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Facebook Messenger updated with Chat Heads feature

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We, like some of you, have been refreshing the Google Play Store this morning as we look for the arrival of Facebook Home application. We just noticed that the the Facebook Messenger app has picked up an update which includes one of the features in the new experience. If you’re mostly ...

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Disney’s Where’s My Water, Temple Run Brave, Where’s My Perry, and Wreck It Ralph are now free (UPDATE)

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Four of Disney’s more popular Android games are now free in the Google Play Store. The titles include Where’s My Water, Where’s My Perry, Wreck-It Ralph, and Temple Run: Brave.  All four look to have been updated on March 29 and should remain free going forward. The Google ...

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Tumblr app updated with Holo-inspired design

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The official Tumblr app for Android has been updated with Holo-inspired graphics and layout. Available immediately in the Google Play store, the free 3.3 free app is the perfect tool to manage your Tumblr account and website.  Although the update doesn’t have any new features, it’s ...

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One year later, Android accounts for nearly half of all Instagram users

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One year after it made its debut on the platform, Android users make up nearly half of all Instragram users. A post on the Instagram blog tells us that Android now accounts for roughly fifty percent of all users but stopped short of providing any hard numbers. We’ve seen Instagram pick up ...

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