Gowalla 3.0 Hits Android

Austin-based Gowalla gets a big update ahead of this year's SXSW festival. From a revamped UI to integration with other services, Gowalla 3.0 is a recommended Android app!

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PayPal Puts $50,000 on Table, Announces Developer Challenge for Android

Looking to lure developers over to their mobile payments option, PayPal is kicking off a new contest with three cash prizes that start at $10,000 for third place.

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Dual Core? No, We’re Not Ready.

The big hype is all about dual-core processors for your Android device. Yup, folks, Android is the only system running on dual-core devices. I mean, iOS running on a dual-core? Nope, not yet, but it’s possible the iPad 2 or iPhone 5 will sport a dual-core processor. Windows Phone 7? Still ...

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Google Drops Facebook Sync from Nexus S

That Gingerbread update that's rolling out to Nexus S owners right now? Besides adding NFC functionality, it also is removing a feature from Google's current flagship phone: Facebook contact sync.

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HTC Announces Android-Powered Facebook Phones, ChaCha and Salsa

The Facebook phone rumors officially die today with the announcement of two HTC handsets. These devices run Android 2.3.3 with Sense UI and feature tight integration with Facebook.

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Best Test This! Layar 5.0

One of the premier names in augmented reality gets even better with an updated version of the browser. If you're into beta testing cool apps, this one is for you.

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Alltel Announces Entry Level Samsung Gem

Alltel adds to their Android lineup with this low priced Samsung handset. Although it won't be the superphone that you might not be looking for, it makes a perfect first smart phone for those graduating from feature phones.

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MetroPCS Announces 4G Samsung Galaxy Indulge at $399

MetroPCS jumps ahead of the competition, releasing the first commercially available 4G LTE Android smart phone. Folks looking to pick up the no-contract handset can do so later this week at a suggested $399.99 price.

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Teleca Announces Development of Platform for SiriusXM Radio

Teleca, maker of software solutions for the automotive and mobile industries is announcing today that they have created an Android platform for SiriusXM. This will allow manufacturers to embed SiriusXM on top of an Android build into say, vehicles, boomboxes and other things. (This is all ...

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The End Of The Road For Google Buzz?

Since its highly controversial release back in February of 2010, Google Buzz has failed to attract a fair share of positive spotlight. In fact, besides Buzz’s deep Gmail and Maps integration, the service doesn’t really bring anything truly unique to the table. For the social service ...

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Google Music could launch as soon as next month

As Verizon is preparing their iPhone release, some people are asking if Android is worried.  Andy Rubin isn’t worried.  In fact, Businessweek stated that he had this to say: “I don’t think any specific carrier in any one region is a big game changer for us,” Android is ...

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Facebook denies rumor that they are launching branded phones with HTC

We've all heard the news about some new potential Facebook-branded phones, but are they legit? Dan Rose, head of business development for Facebook stated, "This is really just another example of a manufacturer who has taken our public APIs (application programming interfaces) and ...

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REI Teams Up with Zumobi to Bring “Snow and Ski Report” App to Android

In a press release today, REI is announcing that they have brought their popular Snow and Ski Report application to the Android platform. If you are a winter sports enthusiast, this may be the app for you. A quote from the press release on what functionality the app has inside of it:

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Rumor: Facebook to Launch Phone at M.W.C.

The rumors are back: Facebook will be releasing their own phones. At least according to an article by the U.K.'s City A.M., which was also an early source of Nexus S rumors. Details are still sketchy, but word is the two phones, made by HTC, will run a modified version of Android that will rely ...

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Sony Ericsson to Incorporate Facebook “Single Sign On” Across New Devices

Sony Ericsson looks to be building on their momentum with the integration of Facebook's new Single Sign-On feature. The ability to log into all Facebook related apps at once will surely please those who use the social networking service on a regular basis.

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