Amazon Appstore Launches, Features “Test Driving” and Angry Birds Rio

Amazon has just launched their Android application store, dubbing it the “Amazon Appstore.” While some may argue that there is no need for another Android app store, the online shopping website’s app store packs some special features that may have you using their market on ...

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4.3″ HTC Pyramid Shows Up Once Again, Next To the Desire HD

So, HTC is producing dual-cores as well now. We’ve seen the Evo 3D, the second mainstream 3D-phone, and now the Pyramid shows up as well, next to the Desire HD. It’s sporting a 4.3″ qHD screen and a 1.2GHz Qualcomm dual-core processor. Don’t be fooled by the picture, it ...

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T-Mobile Announces G2x With Tegra Zone, Available This Spring

T-Mobile is starting a habit of rebranding devices to almost naked Android. This time, they’ve chosen the Optimus 2X, a new dual-core beast from LG. Being a big Android purist, I love the fact that they made it almost vanilla Android. I say “almost,” because they have ...

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PowerSkin Cases for Android are here!

PowerSkin is showing off their silicone cases at the CTIA this week, and if you aren't aware, these are a hot little item. They can essentially double your battery life by using a built-in backup battery inside the case. A press release from PowerSkin describes the cases as:

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Springpad Gets Smarter with App Update

Springpad, which bills itself as “the smart note app,” released an app update today that makes it even smarter, adding in features to integrate with other apps on your phone and provide relevant, dynamic content. The new version gives users ways to take information from apps and ...

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Android’s Version of the World’s Most Expensive App

Anyone have about USD $13,000 lying around collecting dust? Do you really want to make a phone call on that airplane while you are in the air? Well, great news! Now you can. According to their press release, SafeCell has made their infamous "most expensive app on iOS" available on Android, ...

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Cobra Electronics Announces Availability of Cobra iRadar for Android

he industry's most advanced smart detection system, providing Cobra customers with personal safety, driving peace-of-mind, and near real-time safety information updates. The system uses Bluetooth® wireless technology to communicate between an advanced, dash-mounted radar/laser detector and ...

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Xobni for Gmail Arrives in Private Beta; Xobni for Android and iPhone Moving to Beta Soon

Many of us are already familiar with Xobni, the social networking integration tool, and now, a private beta for its highly-anticipated product for Gmail and Google Apps – Xobni for Gmail, has been announced. The product is free and helps users find and easily manage contacts. Xobni will move ...

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PlayOn Doesn’t Want You to Miss a Minute of March Madness

March Madness is a crazy time for Basketball fans everywhere, and thanks to PlayOn, you won't miss a minute of the action. According to prweb, PlayOn allows you to stream the games to nearly every Android device running at least 2.2 (They have also added support for iOS, GoogleTV, Roku, and ...

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Adobe AIR Updated for 3.0

More good news for those of you who are proud owners of devices running 3.0. Adobe has updated their AIP app to provide official support of 3.0, giving you more awesomeness on your Honeycomb device. The full update list taken from the market:

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Get Your Swap On With Swappa.com

I have a feeling with the recent announcement about AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile, there are going to be a lot of people that are going to be looking to switch to one of the CDMA carriers, and that means a device change. Only problem is, those pesky two year contracts can make it prohibitive ...

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Sprint Announces Nexus S 4G

Today Sprint announced a new device to their slowly growing, yet greatly improving line of Android devices. Sprint announced the Nexus S 4G, their fourth 4G phone. The Nexus S 4G will be sporting the same Super AMOLED screen that can be found on the T-Mobile's Nexus S. Other specs are also just ...

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VLC Media Player for Android in 1-2 Months

Work is still underway on an Android version of VLC Media Player, the open source, cross-platform media player that plays just about any kind of file you throw at it, and a beta is expected within a month or two. This new time frame is pushed back quite a bit from what we’d heard in... ...

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Interesting Rumor/Idea: Is Amazon Working on an Android Powered Kindle?

There is an interesting idea presented in a post over at the New York Times blog system, talking about the fact that Amazon has posted five new job openings, looking for Android devs. The most notable thing is that the job listings are inside “Lab 126″, which is the division of ...

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For People (Guys) Who Always Forget to Send Greeting Cards, SMSW!ish

I have never been a guy who has been really good at sending any sort of card. I miss birthdays, anniversaries, you name it. It’s not because I don’t care, but rather because I honestly forget to go to the store and get a dumb card to send. Iconosys looks to help people like me... ...

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