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HBO Go Streaming Coming to Android Devices May 2

Our friends over at Android Central spotted this tweet from Direct TV, confirming the news that some Android handsets are going to see HBO Go Streaming service activated on May 2nd.

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PSA: CyanogenMod 7.0.2 Update Is Out

Attention CyanogenMod 7 users! Fire up Rom Manager on your device and update to CyanogenMod 7.0.2! It is a bugfix and performance update that resolves some bugs with GPS, Google Voice, as well as adds performance updates to ADW Launcher, and adds support for more device like the Motorola Droid. You can read all about the update at CyanogenMod.com’s blog while you are downloading!

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Some Verizon Android Phones Cheaper Than Free From Amazon

In a move that starts to show the unique ways Amazon has to promote its Appstore, the online retailer will begin giving $25 in Appstore credit free to those who

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Android Being Tested By U.S. Army For Future Combat Use

The U.S. Army is ready to put the power of the mobile device into the hands of it’s soldiers and in a nod to open architecture, they have chosen to

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Root That Gingerbread Handset with “Gingerbreak”

For those of you enterprising souls that love to play around with the development side of Android, and are interested in different methods to root your Android device (doing so

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Samsung Strikes Back!

Oh the joys of litigation!  It comes as no surprise I am sure to find out that Samsung has decided to strike back at Apple by suing them for copyright

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More Rumblings About an Amazon Android Tablet

By now, if you have been reading the tea leaves about the advances that Amazon has made in the Android ecosystem, you should be under the assumption that Amazon is

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Telstra Wants in on Android, Launching Galaxy S II and XOOM Next Month?

Motorola is currently leading the Honeycomb race, thanks to their Motorola XOOM, and now it looks it’s landing in Australia, as Ausdroid is reporting that Telstra will be launching the Motorola XOOM

Accessory Reviews

Review: Bury CC9060IQ Bluetooth Car Kit

When I first heard about the CC9060IQ Bury Bluetooth car-kit last month at CTIA I was extremely skeptical. I’ve tried out my fair share of Bluetooth devices and have always been

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Xperia Arc Rooted

Well we knew this was coming once Sony Ericsson announced unlockable bootloaders for their Xperia phones: the good folks at XDA have rooted the Xperia Arc. So if you’ve got ahold of

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TeamDouche Achieves Recovery for the G2x

On the same day it hits T-Mobile stores, TeamDouche has already gotten a custom recovery image, ClockworkMod Recovery, running on the LG G2x. Proof came in a photo tweeted by

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TV on the Android: CNN and HBO Apps for Android

Apparently it’s cable TV week for Android users, with CNN launching a smartphone app for Android to go along with their tablet-optimized app, and HBO announcing a streaming video app

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The White House: Now on Android

Apparently somebody got the hint when President Obama recently complained about the lack of “really cool phones and stuff” at the White House. If they can’t get really cool phones

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Make free Skype-to-Skype calls and call phones at Skype’s great rates over Wi-Fi or 3G

  Skype users rejoice!  Per Skype’s own security blog the privacy vulnerability for Android has been fixed.  But even more importantly, Skype has now added calling over 3G to the

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Motorola XOOM Lands in Canada, Thanks to Telus

Motorola announced the first ever Honeycomb tablet this year during the CES event in USA, and it’s currently the best Android tablet in the market money can buy. It’s available