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Man This Video Makes me Want to Be a Dev….

The above video shows a new Exynos powered tablet device from Hard Kernel, a company dedicated to making development device kits for devs to get their hands on and develop apps for Samsung based processors.

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A Hint of Things to Come for Google Voice VoIP?

There is an interesting article over at the Disruptive Telephony site, talking about how the author has gotten his Google Voice number to work entirely over IP, using something called a “SIP” address to initiate the voice session. In an unofficial way, the author of the article is saying that VoIP calling is already possible with Google Voice. (although his method has not worked for everyone who has tried) Here is a quote from the article:

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Citibank Quietly Rolls Out Android App

If you have a bank account or credit card with Citibank, good news: they’ve created an Android app to make mobile banking easier for their customers. But you won’t find

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T-Mobile Getting LG Optimus 2X as the “T-Mobile G2X”?

Finally…a dual-core Android phone for T-Mobile USA? TmoNews is reporting a leaked document that clearly showcases a picture of the T-Mobile G2X, which would be a rebrand of the LG Optimus 2X. Other than the picture of the device and logo, there is no other information given.

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Welcome To Android #1: How To Change Your Keyboard

Did you know that your Android powered smart phone has multiple keyboards? Well it does, and combined with the Android Market, there are dozens of different keyboards to download. Read or watch below to

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First Look at the HTC Flyer in Video

Carrypad.com posted a video this week with a look at the upcoming Android powered HTC Flyer. You know, the tablet that HTC has not been working on. There are some interesting demonstrations of the stylus that is included with the unit, and the palm rejection feature built into it. They also put it up against the Galaxy Tab. The video is talking about the fact that the Flyer is being released in April overseas with Vodaphone.

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Interesting Android Set-Top Box Concept

The above video is from tech site Gigaom, and contains an interview with reps from IDER, which is a Chinese manufacturer of AV entertainment devices, during the CeBIT show in Germany. During the video the reps show off a couple of Android powered set-top boxes, one of which has a motion controlled remote to interact with the software. The boxes are running Android 2.2 and appear to work pretty well during the demo.

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A Solution for the Phrase, “I’ve Slept Since Then”

I am sure plenty of people can relate to having arguments with others about past events. Where you were, what you ate, who was with you. I am pretty sure my wife and I had one of those last night, but hey, I have slept since then, not sure if I remember the whole thing.

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What is the Popularity of Every Smartphone OS? There’s a Visual for That

According to a study released by Nielsen Research Android has taken over as the top smartphone OS in America.

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Get a Digital Assitant with Catch.com Pro

I don’t know about you, but I sometimes struggle with trying to collect all my notes, web clippings, images and lists from all my different devices. When I switch from my desktop to my mobile, then to my laptop then to my “re-purposed” Nook during meetings, I find that I am always looking for something that is not on the device that I am currently using.

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Honeycomb Ported to the G1 [VIDEO]

I guess this is what Dan Morrill meant when he said that Honeycomb has no minimum hardware requirements: that screenshot on the right is from a T-Mobile G1 running Honeycomb.

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Havok Ports Game Development Tools to Android [VIDEO]

Havok, maker of a suite of cross-platform game development tools, announced that it has ported its tools to Android, and has partnered with Sony Ericsson to optimize them for developing games for

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A Sign that the Android Market Will Finally Make it’s Way to Google TV

Gear Live is reporting today that the Vice President for Logitech’s Digital Home Group, Ashish Arora, confirmed today during an interview that a version of the Android Market is coming, on a “very short term” time frame. Exciting news for sure as people have been commenting that when Google TV gets the Market it will be a must have device. Here is the quote from the Gear Live article:

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Google Pulls Malware from Market and Infected Phones

In quite a scary incident for Android users, an individual unpacked 21 apps from the Android Market, added root exploits, and republished them as new apps. Over the course of

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Qualcomm and Gameloft Partner to Enhance Mobile Gaming

Qualcomm and Gameloft have announced that the two companies reached an agreement to amplify the gaming experience for a number of successful Gameloft titles. This announcement comes on the heels