B&N Nook HD, Nook HD+ shipping this week

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Barnes & Noble dropped us a line early this morning to let everyone know that their two new Android-powered tablets, the Nook HD and Nook HD+ are ready to roll.  Expected to begin shipping this week, the two devices aim to steal away some of that Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire market.  The tablets ...

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No LTE for Nexus 4, Andy Rubin explains why

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With all the hub-bub going around today about the Nexus bomb that Google dropped, some have noticed that in the specifications for the Nexus 4, there’s no mention of LTE. Google covered every base with the Galaxy Nexus, launching it in LTE variants on Verizon and Sprint, and of course an ...

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Bad Piggies gets 15 new levels with ‘Flight in the Night’ update

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The team over at Rovio have been incredibly busy lately, what with their upcoming Angry Birds Star Wars (due November 8) and other games in the series.  We just reported earlier today that the Angry Birds Season game picked up 30 new levels and some other goodies in a Halloween-themed update. ...

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Comparing the Nexus 7 to the iPad mini

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Well, it’s official.  Apple has a 7.9-inch iPad mini coming in the next few weeks and it cost $329 or more.  Hide yo kids, hide you wives, this thing is going to kill off Android tablets.  If you listen to Apple tell it, the new device is going to be embraced unlike anything we’ve ...

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Add credit to your Google Play account from the web

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Google now lets users add credit to their Google Play accounts directly from the internet, bypassing the need for those physical gift cards.  You know the cards we’re talking about here – they’re the ones that aren’t anywhere to be found at least in our neck of the ...

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Logitech debuts K810 backlit Bluetooth keyboard

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Logitech today introduced a new Bluetooth keyboard which will work with just about any mobile device you can think of, across all the major mobile platforms.  Dubbed the K810, it’s a smart accessory that features a number of handy selling points.Specs include an internal battery (microUSB ...

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Microsoft to release Office for Android in March 2013

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Microsoft plans to release an Android version of its Office software suite in the coming months, according to new reports.  Set to arrive in March 2013, the popular document creator will also be offered across Symbian, iOS, and Microsoft Windows Phone.  In addition to the native clients, ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 5)

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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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Google set unveil Snapseed for Android?

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Google may be close to releasing its version of the Snapseed mobile app, if new chatter is to be believed.  A few of Vic Gundotra’s followers (Google+) noticed a small detail yesterday when he posted a photo to his account with a tiny reference to the app. As a quick refresher, Google ...

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Oregon Scientific debuts $150 MEEP! Tablet for kids

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Oregon Scientific today introduced a new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet designed specifically with kids in mind. Called the MEEP! Tablet, it’s a 7-inch Wi-Fi device with a rugged layer of orange silicon protection, a recessed display, and other features to help keep the tablet ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 1)

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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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B&N announce Nook HD, Nook HD+ for late October

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Barnes & Noble early this morning introduced a pair of new tablet/ereaders in the Nook HD and Nook HD+. Expected to ship in late October, the Nook HD is a a 7-inch model that starts at $199 while the Nook HD+ is a 9-inch variant that runs only $269. The 7-inch Nook HD touted as... Read More

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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