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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

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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 also available in the Android Market, joining a number of other previous Digital Chocolate releases.

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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 after Honeycomb.

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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 include the Back/Menu/Home/Search combination we’ve become used to.

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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 save you some time from browsing your favorite news sites for hours. With News Republic you can stay well informed on many different topics in the current news. Expecting just United States news, I still saw many article from Europe and the UK. Good or Bad? Up to you.

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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 blog about the announcement:

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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

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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

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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

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Remotely Access Your PC with Splashtop

Today the top dog in instant access computing, Splashtop, released remote desktop software for both Android and Windows clients. Now users will be able to remotely access their PC anywhere

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HTC to Have 4G Smartphones on Every Major Carrier

Adding to their arsenal of 4G devices on Sprint and T-Mobile, HTC announced two additional 4G smartphones today at CES, the ThunderBolt for Verizon and the Inspire for AT&T. The

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Dan Morill: No Minimum Requirements for Honeycomb

Rejoice, folks. This tweet from Dan Morrill, Android Open Source & Compatibility Tech lead,  means more than meets the eye. This officially opens up all possibilities for custom ROM makers,

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Huawei Devices Introduces IDEOS X5 at CES

Huawei announced at the CES that they are expanding their IDEOS line with the X5 coming this year.  In Singapore, Hong Kong, and New Zealand, it’s coming this month, and

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ZoomSafer: Safe Driving Application Now Available for Android Phones

ZoomSafer announced today that their new innovative “safe driving software” is now available for Android smartphones.  Once enabled the software disables emailing and texting as well as manages other inbound