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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.

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Android 3.1 Rolling out for European XOOM Tablets

According to Motorola Europe’s Facebook page, the Android 3.1 update for the XOOM has started in Europe. The said update should take a few weeks to roll out to all the XOOMs across the Pond.

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Moto Atrix to see Gingerbread in July?

I think I may be hallucinating, or at least seeing double, as there is more news about another handset getting a promised upgrade on time, well, sort of on time. News is being reported that the Moto Atrix on the AT&T network is going to get it’s production build of gingerbread.

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Amazon to Launch it’s Android Tablet Late Summer?

There is some interesting news this morning about the heavily rumored and worst kept secret in the Android world, namely the tablet device that Amazon is working on to compliment it’s Android app store.

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Check Your Doorstep! Pre-Ordered EVO 3D Handsets Arriving!

We need your feedback on this one! Android Central is reporting that some of their readers that pre-ordered the new hotness that is the EVO 3D have been receiving them in the mail!

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Sony-Ericsson launches XPERIA Branded Ray and Active

Pictured to the left are the two newly announced Sony-Ericsson Android devices named the Ray and the Active respectively. The Ray being the newest “luxury” model of the XPERIA line, and the Active being a rugged dust-proof and water resistant handset.

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Record TV on your Android Device with Vulkano Flow

How would you like to record TV directly onto your Android phones and tablets? With Monsoon Mutimedia’s new Vulkano Flow accessory for your TV, you can record your favorite TV

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Millennial Media Releases Monthly Report: Android Dominates Top 20

Millennial Media recently released its monthly Mobile Mix report, a survey of the top mobile devices and operating systems. The leading independent mobile advertising company’s latest report contains some fascinating morsels of

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LG Thrill 4G to be Focus of June 22 3D Entertainment Summit

LG are holding a keynote event in New York on June 22nd to where they plan to preview the Thrill 4G (Optimus 3D) and the future of 3D.  The event

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Mr.Blurrycam Catches Sony Ericsson Duo Yet Again

We recently showed you guys the first shot of Sony Ericsson Xperia Duo, which is an upcoming device long expected from Sony Ericsson. The team at SE really make some

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[PSA] Lookout Identifies New Android Trojan, GGTracker – Mimics Android Market

Lookout, the #1 security app for Android, has identified a new Trojan, this time affecting Android users in the U.S. This new threat called “GGTracker” misleads users via in-app advertisements