YouTube App Adds Music Videos, Pre-Roll Ads

Google's YouTube team announced Wednesday that a new set of music videos from the likes of Lady Gaga, Bob Dylan, and Kanye West, is now available to those using the latest version of the YouTube app, which requires Android 2.2 or higher. Previously, from major-music-label-backed video ...

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Intercept to Get Froyo in a Few Months (Virgin Mobile)

Well, at least this Samsung phone is getting updated to Froyo. Pre-paid wireless provider Virgin Mobile announced via Twitter that the Intercept, an 800 Mhz landscape slider that launched at Target stores last fall, will be upgraded to Android 2.2 "sometime this spring."

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Google Translate Adds “Conversation Mode”

Since it debuted a year ago, Google Translate has been one of those apps that seems a little like magic, especially to those of us who grew up reading about the Babel fish in Douglas Adams' novels. Google has just released a new version of the app that takes us a step closer to having a Babel ...

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T-Mobile Responds to Verizon’s iPhone: “How Do You Tell Them Apart?” [VIDEO]

T-Mobile is ready to roll out the latest weapon in the war that is 4G phones and networks.  Either they swept into action yesterday afternoon, rounding up all the actors and pulling a late night editing party or they knew something was brewing.  Apparently, this whole iPhone on Verizon thing ...

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Sprint Hosting NYC Event Feb 7th, Promising Another “First”

We just received an invitation from Sprint for an event being held in New York City on February 7th. As to what exactly is being unveiled or announced isn't quite clear. Sprint's playing coy with the wording, promising another "industry first". CEO Dan Hesse will be in attendance as will ...

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Watch What You Say: YouMail Adds “Social Voicemail”

Think twice before you leave a message with that fascinating story about what’s happening to the toenail on your pinky toe: it may end up on Facebook. YouMail (and competitor PhoneFusion) has been providing visual voicemail for Android since long before a Google Voice app existed, and ...

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Digital Chocolate Games Launch on GetJar

Facebook game developer Digital Chocolate is bringing two of its most popular games, Millionaire City and MMA Pro Fighter, to Android, and has launched them on GetJar, an independent cross-platform app store, rather than on the Android Market. Though the games debuted on GetJar, they are now ...

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Rubin: Next Android Release will be Ice Cream Sandwich

We all assumed it'd be Ice Cream, but, admittedly, an ice cream statue might look a lot like a frozen yogurt statue. TechCruch is reporting that in a conversation about last month, Android's Andy Rubin let slip the code name Ice Cream Sandwich in reference to the Android release that comes ...

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Download This: Mobile Security by Trend Micro

As we mentioned a few days ago, Trend Micro has released an Android app called Mobile Security that gives users a wide range of ways to prevent compromise of information. Here are some screen shots of what's available from Mobile Security for protecting your precious Android devices.

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Duarte on Honeycomb: Hardware Buttons, Multi-Tasking Overhaul and More

In a 25 minute interview at C.E.S. with Engadget's Joshua Topolsky, Android Director of User Experience Matias Duarte revealed several details of what's changing in Honeycomb, including that all hardware buttons will be optional, opening up manufacturers to create form factors that don't ...

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Stay On Top Of The News With News Republic

With 150,000 regular users, News Republic is the primary source for news on Smartphones in the U.K. Now News Republic has crossed the pond with a new Android app for their American allies. This news app is a great way to free yourself from the ton of paper periodicals you pick up. Or it can ...

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Hulu Plus Coming Soon to an Android Device Near You

If you are a fan of Hulu and Hulu plus, and you carry an Android device around with you, there is reason to celebrate. During the Samsung Keynote at CES, Hulu's CEO announced that they are working to bring the Hulu Plus subscription service to "select Android phones". A quote from Hulu's ...

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HTC EVO Saves a Mans Life!

A HTC EVO saves a mans life! We all know Android is awesome. Well now we have another reason to tout that Android is the best. Not just in mobile operating systems but in lifesaving devices.

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Samsung and Verizon Announce 3 New 4G LTE Devices

At CES 2011 Samsung Mobile announced 3 brand new 4G LTE devices.  All 3 new devices are the first of their kind.  These new 4G gadgets will all be available on the Verizon Wireless network.  LTE (long term evolution) is a standard in the wireless industry and Verizon has decided to launch their ...

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Coby Drops 5 Android Tablets At CES

Value Electronics Manufacturer Coby announced the release of five new tablets, all running Android 2.3. If you don’t know, Coby is known for the reasonable cost of their products. From HDTVs to dvd players, all are lower than the cost of the name brand competitors. Sometimes, this equals ...

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