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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:

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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