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Three-Sweden Launches Samsung Galaxy Z

The Samsung Galaxy S II is Samsung’s latest flagship which us Android fans in the US are still waiting to see. Now, even though we don’t have said sexy handset, Samsung has launched another new Android powered device and it’s actually cheap alternative of Samsung Galaxy S II known as the Samsung Galaxy Z.

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OfficeMax Mobile Print Center: On-the-go Printing Made Easy

OfficeMax aims to make my life a tad bit easier thanks to their newly released Print Center app. With OfficeMax Print Center, I can upload, customize and schedule just about any document or image to be printed and picked up at any of OfficeMax’s 900+ ImPress® Print Centers.

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Gamevil to Offer Zenonia 3 for Free!

The above image speaks for itself! Gamevil, maker of games like Baseball Superstars 2011 and of course the first two Zenonia games announced via twitter that they are going to be offering the latest iteration of said franchise for free on the Android Market sometime today.

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Microsoft convinces yet another Android Vendor to sign a patent protection deal.

The power of Microsoft has struck again! They’ve added another vulnerable vendor, General Dynamics Itronix. It was announced on June 27th that General Dynamics Itronix signed a patent agreement with Microsoft for

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Taiwan Slaps Google With $1 Million NT Fine

It would seem that Taiwan, like most Android users, disagrees heavily with Google’s 15-minute app refund policy. In fact, they have deemed it unlawful and have slapped Google with a hefty fine (US$345,500) for not complying with a June 4th request to revise their app sales and service provisions.

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Google+ Android Application Arrives for Invited Few

Google+, the up and coming social network from Google, has just landed in the Android Market as a free application for 2.1+ devices.  This applications ties in about every Google+

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Grab Your Nook Color! Mighty Eagle Swoops into B&N Stores

Rovio has teamed up with Barnes & Noble to give Nook Color users an exclusive first look at Angry Birds’ location based gaming project: “Magic Places.” Any Nook Color user

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Transdroid Yanked from Android Market, Start of a Crackdown?

In a posting on his blog, Transdroid developer, Eric Kok is reporting that his torrent app has been removed from the Android Market after two years of successful sales.

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Google Web Market Adds Rating Graphs

As Android continues to mature and grow, it is great to see Google adding little tweaks and improvements to it’s offerings for users. One of our writers noticed on the web based Android Market that Google had added a neat little graph to help you visualize how app reviews scatter out.

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Doodle Grub Snakes its Way Into the Android Market

A cute and colorful adaptation of the classic “Snake” game has slithered its way to Android thanks to the guys over at Pixowl Inc. Originally developed for iOS, Doodle Grub’s

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PrivacyStar Blocks Unwanted Callers on Android 2.3.3

Did you use a call blocker app, only to find that with your shiny new update to Android 2.3.3, it no longer worked? There’s a reason for that. Apparently, Google removed an API that developers used for the core functionality in these apps, so they no longer function correctly. Enter Privacy Star.

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HTC Glamor Spotted in the Closet, Possibly a Cross Dressing HTC Bliss?

Anyone remember that rumor about HTC’s female-centric experiment codenamed “Bliss?” Well, it seems that another female-based HTC phone has been spotted hanging in a closet, which gives us the hint of

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Prank Your Friends With Fun Chat

For those of you social media hungry gamers out there, Fun Mobility has released an update to their Fun Chat app, allowing you to do some pretty cool things with

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Tears for Tiers: A Look Inside Verizon’s Imminent Tiered Data Pricing

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about Verizon’s plan to adopt tiered data pricing. The blogs have been buzzing about it, readers have been flaming about it, and trolls… well… they’ve been trolling about it. I can’t say I’m surprised about the move, considering I’ve been a guinea pig to corporate greed for many years now. I’m often asking myself: “Why do I allow these companies to continually rip me off?” And, like most people, I just sit there and take it. Sure, we’ll complain about it, but do we ever do anything about it? I mean, if Verizon is such a bastardization of a company, why don’t we just switch carriers?

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Best Buy Announces its Music Cloud Service

Thanks to Best Buy, Android users now have yet another metaphor wielding service in which to upload their music libraries to. Introducing “Best Buy Music Cloud,” a cross-platform music service that allows Android, Apple (no premium service for you), and Blackberry users access to their digital music collection on-the-go.