Google Wallet to Launch Today, September 19th? (Rumor)

Roughly four months after it made its on-stage debut, Google Wallet is readying for its real-world arrival. According to information obtained by TechCrunch, various partners have been receiving notices advising that the near-field communication (NFC) technology/service will be ready to roll ...

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to the public.  But the initial business model that Google put forth may have gone awry in the time since up to now. In the ...

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Sprint Announces $99 LG Marquee for October 2

Sprint and LG have announced their next collaboration, the Marquee, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread handset that marries both style and substance.  Making its debut smack dab in the middle of New York Fashion Week, the $99 handset features a 4″ NOVA Display, 1GHz processor, 5-megapixel ...

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Optimus Black Coming to Sprint as ‘LG Marquee’

As some of you may have heard, a recent RadioShack YouTube video inadvertently outted a new LG handset for Sprint.  Showing up as a cameo in a clip designed to promote the white Evo 3D, the only thing we had to go on was a name “LG Marquee” and a frontal shot of the phone.  Here ...

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US Airways Making Mobile Boarding Passes More Prevalent

In the world of travel, smartphones have become one-stop mobile travel agents. With a smartphone and an internet connection you can take care of just about any travel arrangement necessary (and unnecessary). That single device you own can be used to book everything from flights to hotels and ...

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Tripit App Gets a Facelift

TripIt pushed out an update to their traveling companion application earlier this week, hoping to spur even more usage among Android users. The facelift is designed to make it easier for travelers to hop between connections and itineraries as well as view rewards program points (TripIt Pro). ...

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Norton 2012 Product Line Includes Trio of Android Apps

Norton announced their 2012 product line this week and, sensing the growing mobile trend, unveiled a couple of new mobile-focused titles. Android users will be most concerned with a trio of titles, Norton Tablet Security, Norton Anti-Theft Beta, and Norton Online Family. These three are all new ...

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Alarm.com App Updated to Include Push Notifications

The Alarm.com app for Android was recently updated to include push notifications.  This is a pretty big deal considering you’re talking about home security and monitoring.  The latest release (v1.3.4) will now proactively keep any eye on things for you, pushing out notifications for a ...

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Citrix Announces GoToMeeting for Android

Citrix Online announced early this morning that their GoToMeeting web conferencing application/service has been released for Android smart phones and tablets.  The free app has already seen success on iOS with more than 250,000 downloads and will also come pre-loaded on the Droid Bionic. ...

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VIZIO Announces Update for 8-inch Tablet

VIZIO has announced a software update for their 8-inch VTAB1008 tablet today which includes improvements to battery life, overall speed, and universal remote compatibility. According to the press release, the update enables faster scrolling and UI gestures and improved graphics performance and ...

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Nielsen: 40% of Nation’s Smartphones Run Android

These days, it seems that Android never stops rolling. Our favorite little green guy is taking over the US, with a commanding 40% share of the nation’s smartphone users. Even more good news is that the runner up, iOS, only has a market share of 28%, leaving the country’s top mobile ...

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OpenFeint Adds GameFeed to SDK as Engagement Continues to Surge

OpenFeint announced yesterday that they have added their GameFeed feature into the SDK for all developers to begin integrating if they so choose.  What’s GameFeed again?  That’s the part of your Android games where you are able to keep an eye on what your friends are up to, ...

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PogoPlug Mobile Offers Unified Streaming, Sharing, Automatic Backup

Pogoplug has announced their first mobile-focused, multimedia streaming hardware product today, the Pogoplug Mobile. What does it do? Oh that’s easy… and awesome. It serves as companion to their cloud service and allows users to stream their music, movies, photos from home to an ...

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The Big Android BBQ is One Month Away!

Here’s a friendly reminder to let you know that the annual Big Android BBQ is but one month away. Like last year, the event takes place in Austin, Texas over the course of two days and is hosted by a number of Android sites. If you haven’t purchased a ticket yet then you might ...

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Instagram Android App Coming Soon, Confirmed by CEO

If you own an Android device, and are jealous of your iPhone buddies and their Instagram photos, then today is your lucky day. Instagram, an incredibly popular photo app on iOS, is officially coming to Android, as confirmed by the company’s CEO, Kevin Systrom. Now before you ask, ...

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