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Honeycomb Easter Egg: a Bee From Tron? [Updated]

Remember the weird zombie painting that was hidden away in Gingerbread? Turns out the Android team has hidden a similar Easter Egg in Honeycomb, and it’s already been found by

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Download This: SwipePad

SwipePad is similar to other apps on the Market such as Power Strip and QuickDesk in that it gives you quick access to a set of custom shortcuts from wherever

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The Latest Speculation on Oracle’s Suit Against Google

Recently blogger Florian Mueller made a claim that Android copies as many as 43 files directly from Java source code. With Oracle currently suing Google, stating that Android includes code

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T- Mo G-Slate, Vibrant 4G and Dell Streak 7 Release Dates

T-Mo News is reporting today that the above graphic confirms rumored launch dates for 3 upcoming Android devices. Namely the LG G-Slate, the Dell Streak 7 and the Samsung Vibrant 4G. (The Cliq 2 is also pictured above, but that has already been released, and honestly, who cares?)

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A Pair of NASA Apps Land on the Android Market

NASA releases a pair of pretty cool Android apps, that make it easy to either watch their award-winning show or check how they are affecting your local economy.

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Hell Freezes Over an Unprecedented Second Time, Notion Ink Adam Ships

Hot on the heels of the T-Mo Vibrant actually seeing a Froyo update, yet another thing that we never thought we would see has come to pass. The Notion Ink Adam Tablet is shipping, and there are pics to prove it!

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This is Getting Silly….Silly AWESOME That is!

So Engadget got their hands on the full Tegra Product roadmap slide, and it is making all the geeky fanboi’s drool some (me included). A Tegra 3 chip?!? A 3d processor?! How YOU doin?

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Android State of the Union App Allows Users to Give Feedback in Real Time

I can just hear Kip in the background singing, “I love technology as I write this. We got word today from Keyes Labs that they have released a really interesting app called State of the Union 2011, which is designed to allow users to give real time feedback on what President Obama says during his State of the Union Address. A quote from their blog:

App Reviews

EXCLUSIVE: First Ever Hands-On with BioLock; Beta Coming to a Nexus S Near You [VIDEO]

CLARIFICATION: There seems to have been some confusion that needs addressing. BioLock is NOT becoming a part of the CyanogenMod source code. CM is 100% open source, and BioLock is

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Motorola Confirms No Blur for XOOM

Motoblur: you either love or you hate it. But it seems like more hate it, so let’s just say many will be¬†rejoicing ¬†that there will be no Motoblur on the

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HTC Thunderbolt and Motorola XOOM Prices Leaked

Prices for two of the most anticipated Android devices have been leaked: Motorola XOOM tablet $699.00 (with no contract) HTC Thunderbolt $249.00 (with a contract) These are not official prices

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JuiceDefender Receives Significant Upgrade

There is great news for all of you Android users seeking improved battery life: JuiceDefender has ditched its complicated user interface for a sleek, intuitive system of sliding tiles. Also

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Nexus One and Nexus S Receive OTA Updates

Coming home from the office I was pleasantly interrupted by an update notification on my good ol’ Nexus One. Alas, turned out the update was numbered 2.2.2 so no Gingerbread

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Motorola Atrix 4G Approved by FCC

So it appears all but official that the Motorola Atrix 4G, which has been rumored to be launching March 1 on AT&T, has been officially approved by the FCC. Though the FCC documentation doesn’t mention the name “Atrix,” it’s pretty clear that is the device in question. First, it lists the model number as MB860, which Motorola has identified as the Atrix. Add to that the rare (in a phone) 5GHz 802.11n wifi and AT&T’s 3G and HSPA+ bands and it seems pretty well confirmed.

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Crystal Clear ROMs Developer Cvpcs Joins CyanogenMod Team

Cvpcs, developer of the GEM ROM, works on a ton of devices: Droid, Droid 2, Droid X, HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible. That’s an awful lot for a lone developer, he’s found it’s easier and much less daunting to break up programming chores. Joining up with the CyanogenMod team will allow him an opportunity to contribute his excellent work into CyanogenMod.