Everbadge Lets Devs Add Badges to Any Android App

I don't know what it is about the whole badge idea, but it is a pretty successful mechanic to attract users to an application. Perhaps it has something to do with the whole "gotta catch em all" kind of thing. Regardless of the reason, badges bring traffic to apps, and Everbadge is there to ...

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Immersion Releases Haptic Feedback SDK for Android

Immersion Corporation, who has been a leader in touch feedback technology, has released MOTIV SDK 1.0, a tool kit for Android developers to easily integrate a variety of haptic feedback into their applications. Haptics are the touch-based feedback you get from your phone, such as the little ...

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9 Android Apps for Blogging from Your Smart Phone

Need to mange your blog while you're away from home or the office? Grab one of these handy Android applications and stay connected from wherever you are.

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Beta Test This: Feedly for Android

Feedly, a great Chrome and Firefox extension that turns your Google Reader subscriptions into a slick, personalized magazine, has opened up a public beta of their new Android app. Feedly will compete with the likes of Pulse and FeedSquares for the title of best looking Android feedreader, and I ...

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Google Maps Navigator Routing with Live, Historic Traffic

Google is providing what they believe to be faster traffic routes based on using real-time traffic blended with historical data.

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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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