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Barnes & Noble Accuses Microsoft of Anti-Android Scheme

In response to a lawsuit brought by Microsoft claiming that Android-based Nook devices infringe on patents, Barnes & Noble has fired back, asserting that Microsoft is misusing their patents in

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Droid Bionic Getting “Improved Form Factor”

If you’ve been planning to pick up a Droid Bionic in May, it looks like you’ll have to wait a little longer before it’s released. But the wait may be

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Motorola Jumps on the Unlocked Bootloader Bandwagon

Motorola, long considered the least friendly manufacturer to those who’d like to mod their phone, has indicated that they may begin including unlocked bootloaders across their Android product line later

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Merchant Sales Reports on Android Market

Developers out there waiting to be able to track your merchant sales, wait no longer! Google has just release a feature for Android Market publishers to view more detailed information

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HTC Trace is a Swype-Inspired Keyboard for Sense 3.0

Like the HTC keyboard? Like Swype? Then HTC Trace is probably what you have been looking for. In Sense 3.0, there is a function in the keyboard settings that allows

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South Park Avatar Creator Meets Android

Are you one of the millions of South Park fans in the world? If so, you might want to check out this new application from South Park Studios which allows

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TruckSmart App now for Android

Attention Big Rig Truckers,(and drivers of smaller wheeled vehicles),  TravelCenters of America has just released their TruckSmart Mobile application for the Android operation system. This application has received rave reviews

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Equifax Releases Android Application

According to a press release, Equifax has just released an application for the Android operating system. With this new mobile application, Equifax members can keep up to date with their

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SugarSync Announces Redesigned Android App for Syncing Files and Images

If you are like a lot of people nowadays, you use your mobile phone for a camera more than you do your dedicated point and shoot. Also like a lot of people, you take pictures and then either forget or don’t get a chance to sync your device via a wire to your computer to get said pictures off of your phone. Sugar Sync has a solution for this problem as they have announced a revamped version of their Android app, which allows you to sync your images, video and folders wirelessly to your PC. A quote from the press release:

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(UPDATE) Help T-Mobile Reach 100,000 Twitter Followers by Taking the Kmobs Challenge!

One of our friends from the CyanogenMod team, KMobs, has taken on a unique challenge in hopes of winning a T-Mobile G-Slate for his birthday. The challenge? Help T-Mobile get to 100,000 Twitter followers in week’s time. KMobs made the challenge to T-Mo over twitter as a joke, but was pleasantly surprise when which Magenta accepted! It’s a pretty cool move on their part, especially when the couch it in the fact that T-Mo wants to support the dev community when they can. When asked for a quote, KMobs had this to say:

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Could These Mystery Pics be one of the new Tegra 3 Devices?

Before anything, we want to file this firmly in the rumor column, but it is an intriguing one nonetheless. Droid Life got their hands on some pictures today, from a source claiming that they were of one of the new Motorola Tegra 3 devices. The handset with the white casing is the supposed mystery device, with the bottom device being a Droid X for comparison purposes.

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Monitor your Kid’s Smart Phone via PhoneSheriff

According to a press release, Retina-X Studios has recently release PhoneSheriff. This mobile application spans its services across Android, BlackBerry, WP7, and iOS. PhoneSheriff is an application made for parents to view and monitor all of their child’s smart phone activity. When PhoneSheriff is installed on the child’s phone and the companion “control” application is installed on the parents phone, the parent can:

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Skyfire 4.0 Launches With new Features

The popular browser app, Skyfire, has been updated to version 4.0, with “eight killer new features” as the press release puts it. Those features to be exact are:

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New Galaxy S 2 Commercial

The media onslaught from Samsung continues on it’s upcoming Galaxy 2 smart phone. This time, a commercial on YouTube has a young man in trouble with his girlfriend showing off how slim the phone is by allowing him to slide it under her front door to say sorry. Does anyone else hear “Every Breath You Take” in the background? Maybe that it is just me. Check out the video after the break.

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Pre-Order Your Wi-Fi HTC Flyer Today

If you have been waiting to get your hands on the new HTC Flyer tablet, you can get one step closer today, as Best Buy has opened their pre-ordering for the unit.

A quote from the press release on pricing and details: