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AT&T Announces Plans to Deliver Nation’s Most Advanced Mobile Broadband Experience

As the US’s only licensed iPhone dealer, AT&T has left a lot to be desired with providing their customers with the Android OS.

Things are changing in 2011 for AT&T. According to their media release, they plan on releasing 20 new 4G devices by the end of the year, 12 of them being Android.

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D-Link Introduces Network Cameras With Night Viewing Capability, Increased Video Quality and Free Apps

Remote viewing of your home security camera on your phone just got easier. Thanks to D-Link, there is a new night-vision camera that unlike a traditional USB-connected webcam, my-dlink enabled cameras are complete monitoring systems with built-in CPUs and web servers that transmit high quality video images for security and surveillance directly to the network without the need for a PC. Simple installation and an intuitive web-based interface offer easy integration to an existing home network.

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Comcast to offer streaming to Tablets this year

Comcast announced in a press release today that they are going to be offering streaming to tablets for iOS and Android. Coming soon is also the ability to watch the Comcast OnDemand right from your tablet. That’s 3,000 hours available on the go at the click of a button.

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E FUN Adds Two Capacitive Touch-Screen Android Tablets to Nextbook Line

If you’ve ever been over to NextBookUsa.com, then you have seen the NEXT series of netbooks. Now, they are expanding and adding two capacitive touch-screen models to its quickly growing line of sleek, lightweight Nextbook Android tablet computers.

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Cross Country Automotive Services Announces New Roadside Service App

Cross-Country automotive services has announced that they are releasing a new mobile app for Android to help motorists who need help while travelling. This app takes roadside assistance to a new level. It can use your GPS location to notify the tow truck more precisely where you are which, I find amazing, especially when your car breaks down outside of a well-known area.

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CES 2011: More LG Optimus 2X Info

Remember that LG phone that beat the iPhone in a video a little while back? It’s the Optimus 2X, the very first phone sporting a dual-core processor, running on Android 2.2, with an update to 2.3 promised soon.

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Amazon’s Android App Store Update (try saying that fast 5 times)

TechCrunch is reporting today that they have gotten some new info on the upcoming Amazon Android App market. It looks like the developer portal for Amazon has been opened, and the article talks about some new details on how Amazon is going to sell apps. Check out the full article linked above for the full skinny, here are the highlights:

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CES:2011 Lenovo 2 in 1 Hybrid System Has Android Tablet and Win 7

I find myself again envious of our Android brothers and sisters in China, as they are going to get their hands on this beauty first. The image to the left is the Lenovo LePad with the optional IdeaPad dock. The LePad is an Android 2.2 powered Android tablet. Details on the tablet are as follows:

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Nuance’s Flex T9 Gives Android Users Input Choice

Nuance, makers of the Dragon Naturally Speaking software, has announced a new app called FlexT9. Nuance is claiming FlexT9 combines Dragon dictation, T9 Trace, T9 Write and XT9 to allow Android users a number of choices to input information into their Android powered handset. Simply put, users can speak, trace, write or tap their info in, using the different predictive text technologies mentioned above.

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“Android, Meet ChromeOS”

Though he warns that it’s incomplete and should be left alone for now, ChromeOS hacker Hexxah seemed to acknowledge that he’s working on an Android ROM for Google’s Chrome OS laptop, the CR-48, providing the photographic evidence of Froyo you see above along with a few enticing words:

“Android, meet ChromeOS.”

Not much more than that right now, but certainly enough to get excited about. If you’re one of the lucky few who has received a CR-48 from Google, will you consider hacking Android onto it if/when it becomes possible to do so?

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Make an Android app in 10 minutes with Feed.nu

Looking to get an app for your publication into the Android Market, but don’t have the time or money to hire a developer to get the work done for you?

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Libraries Provide Direct eBook Downloads on iPhone & Android

Overdrive is a Global distributor of digital eBooks and audiobooks slong with other media for libraries, schools, and retailers. And now also for your Android Device! Info was released today from OverDrive in a press release:

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The Best Business App for Android Isn’t An App

It got off to a slow start, but Android is gaining appeal among business users. That isn’t to say there aren’t any issues. There are many. Still, an evolving platform allows Google and its developers to overcome these issues. Even now businesses can benefit by using Android devices.

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Mini Squadron Special Edition Release in January 2011 (UPDATE)

Android Gamers rejoice! Mini Squadron Special Edition is scheduled for release January 11, 2011. In case you don’t know, (and that would be a big rock you are hiding under) MiniSquadron is a 2D side-scrolling, physics-based aerial dog-fighting game.

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Modify Your Battery Icons Easily With This App

Most of the times you want to modify your battery icons, you have to flash an update.zip or push files to your phone with adb. Not anymore if you are a proud owner of a Galaxy S, Epic, Nexus One, HTC Hero CDMA or HTC Magic.