Gree to shutter OpenFeint in December as developers consider alternatives

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It doesn’t seem all that long ago that we were talking about all the major games being released with OpenFeint integration. As one of the bigger and better options for Android developers, users enjoyed its features such as leaderboards, achievements, friend lists, and cross-platform ...

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New Play Store APK teardown reveals app reviews require G+ account, pre-order support, and more

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The guys over at Android Police have torn down the new Play Store APK, and they’ve found some pretty cool stuff lurking on the inside. According to AP: …App reviews in the Play Store will soon require a Google+ account, and future reviews will be posted showing your full Google+ ...

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Sony Odin, Yuga specs suggest 5-inch displays in compact form factor

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New details for the upcoming Sony Yuga and Sony Odin smartphones have surfaced, giving us an idea as to the dimensions for each device. Speaking of which, it’s now being reported that both models are largely the same design. The Yuga will be an Asian edition of the device and the Odin ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 rumored to have 5-inch 1080p HD display

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Here’s one of those rumors that make you say, “Yeah, that sounds about right.” For those who follow Android closely, it’s possible that the next bit of news has them saying, “No duh”. Samsung next big flagship, the Galaxy S 4, will come in 2013 and will ...

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Samsung to announce Galaxy S II Plus in 2013?

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Samsung is not quite ready to leave the Galaxy S II series of smartphones behind, according to rumors still gathering steam. While we might look for the Galaxy S4 to reign over the top echelon of smartphones, Samsung may strengthen their grip on the mid-range with a Galaxy S II Plus. ...

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Doxie Go review

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Doxie Go is a unique type of scanner in that it lets you scan and save your documents while on the go, making them immediately available in multiple capacities.  Moreover, it’s a sheet-fed scanner that allows users to scan photos, receipts, documents, and other items and store them in a ...

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Google pens deal with music publishers in Europe to bring 5.5 million new tracks to Play Music

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Google’s been busy in the music arena lately, doing everything from signing new deals involving content to bringing features out to different countries around the world. We’ve seen gapless playback, music matching (in some countries), and now a slew of new music – 5.5 million ...

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Amazon offering limited time savings on select Verizon smartphones

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Select models are discounted as low as one penny for new accounts.

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HD Widgets 3.7 debuts for Android 4.2 with a dozen new widgets

The cloud.tv team has dropped a spankin’ new version of its HD Widgets application for Android, just as Android 4.2 begins rolling out with new and existing devices.  Swing on by the Google Play Store and check out v3.7 and you’ll find five a dozen new widgets (five for phone, seven ...

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In Brief:11 other Android things worth knowing (Nov. 17)

This edition features RadioShack, Spacetime Studios, Twilight (yeah that one), Amazon discounts, Slice 2.0, Combiform, Parkmobile, Skip-Bo, Trulia, Kendall Jackson wines, and more.

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Listen to AndroidGuys Podcast #131 ‘Gobble Gobble Google’

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RECORDED LIVE NOVEMBER 16, 2012 We just wrapped up the latest AndroidGuys podcast and thought we’d let everyone know it’s available to listen anytime you want. As you’re headed out into the backyard to rake leaves and ready the house for the holidays, why don’t you do it ...

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Sprint offering sales before and after Black Friday

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Sprint, like T-Mobile, doesn’t think you should have to wait until November 23 to get in on some smartphone savings. The nation’s third largest carrier today announced that it will be hosting some pre-Black Friday deals on November 22 (Thanksgiving). While stores might be closed ...

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Sony gets chatty about forthcoming flagship smartphone

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With around two months to go before the International CES kicks off, Sony has already started chatting up strategy.  Mobile sales head Dennis van Schie recently spoke to Financial Times Deutschland where he indicated their upcoming flagship handset will compete with with the likes of the ...

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Logitech K810 Bluetooth keyboard review

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As many of our readers are finding themselves as proud owners of new Android tablets, we’re hearing feedback from the community. One question we often get is, “What’s a good Bluetooth keyboard for my…?” Today, that’s a no-brainer; Logitech’s K810 ...

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HTC Deluxe render leaks as international version of Droid DNA

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Well, that just about confirms it – the Droid DNA is going to get a larger, worldwide rollout.  The 5-inch HTC smartphone previously known as the DLX will make its way to international markets, as evidenced by @evleaks most recent post. HTC Deluxe, global edition ...

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