Android 4.2 intros new levels of protection, permissions, and privacy

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As handy as the Google Play store is, and as good as security apps are for Android, it’s still tough to police apps and games that can be freely found online. To that end, Google is doing its part to compile a database of APK files that find their way online. This is part of... Read More

Waze overhauls navigation app with 3.5 release

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Crowdsourced mapping and navigation application Waze has gotten a rather significant overhaul today with the release of v3.5 of its Android app.Available immediately in the Google Play store, the free app is bolstered by a number of new features. Details include seeing real-time ETA’s, ...

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Nexus 10 specifications

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Google announces Nexus 10 for November 13 OS: Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) Processor:1.7 GHz A15 dual-core processor Memory: 16/32GB User memory + 2GB (RAM) Display: 10” WQXGA (2560×1600, 300 ppi) display Camera: Main(Rear): 5 Megapixel Camera Sub(Front): 1.9 Megapixel Camera Video Codec: ...

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What’s new in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean?

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It’s official, there’s a new Nexus smartphone coming in about two weeks.  Oh, and there’s also a new Nexus tablet coming on the same day.  Both are set to hit Google Play store on November 13 and will come loaded with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.  What’s new about this ...

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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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Dragon Mobile Assistant debuts for Android 4.0+

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Nuance has released a new voice-assisted application that builds up on their already existing Dragon Go!, dropping it in Google Play Store for Android 4.0+ devices.  The app will be known as Dragon Mobile Assistant and it will feature enhanced verbal commands, hands-free wake-up, new Driver ...

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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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Location sharing app Glympse gets major update

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Glympse, perhaps our favorite way to share our location with friends and family, has completely redesigned itself and tossed in a bunch of new features. Available immediately in the Google Play store, Glympse 2.0 is a totally fresh take on the sharing experience, with a host of new options ...

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46 Android apps for zombie lovers

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We’re halfway through October and heading into that time of year where zombies find their way up and down suburban streets around America.  Be it from your neighborhood trick-or-treaters or from the return of AMC’s The Walking Dead, we’re only too stoked to have zombies on the ...

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Sprint adds Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and LG Mach to growing 4G LTE lineup

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Sprint today announced that they’ve got a number of new Android-powered devices coming soon, officially confirming the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and an LG Mach.  Pricing and exact timing will be revealed in time, however it stands to reason that things are unfolding quickly.  Also getting a bit ...

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Lookout 3.0 debuts with new Signal Flare feature

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Lookout today introduced a new version of its mobile security application for Android, dropping v3.0 in the Google Play Store.  Key among the details this time around is a new feature called Signal Flare which helps you to locate a missing or stolen phone even in the case when the battery is dying.

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Here’s your first look at the LG Optimus G Nexus

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We’ve heard plenty these last few days about the alleged details for the upcoming LG Optimus G Nexus, but we’ve yet to see how it appears.  That changes tonight as four new images have surfaced for the next big Pure Google release.  Tech site baraholka.onliner.by is the first place ...

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Alcatel One Touch T10 Android tablet unveiled

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Alcatel is not the leading mobile phone brand in the world, but they are working to gain a notable position in the market. Of course it’s not an easy task but Alcatel is planning big and targeting Google Nexus 7 with their new device. Presenting the Alcatel One Touch T10, a 7-inch Android ...

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B&N updates NOOK app for Android

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Barnes & Noble today announced that they’ve recently released an updated version of the free NOOK application for Android.  Head to the Google Play store today and look for v3.2 and you’ll find enhanced support for NOOK Comics, thanks to Zoom View.  What’s more, the app ...

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Pocket 4.2 arrives with Android-exclusive “Listen” feature

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Pocket, perhaps one of our favorite Android apps of all time, has just seen its latest version hit the Google Play store.  The big change this time around is the ability to have your saved Pocket materials read out loud to you.  Called (wait for it) “Listen”, it’s exclusive to ...

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