Ice Rage – A bear walks into a hockey rink…

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Ice Rage brings hockey to your Android device in the form of bears, brawls, and general mayhem.  It does not necessarily deliver these all the time, but the makers of WWII: Strategy and Tactics have created a fun, fast-paced, arcade-style hockey game so that you can deliver all the bumps and ...

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Find My Friends! – A family and friends locator that will inform (and scare) you

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Find My Friends! (FMF) is a location-sharing app similar to Glympse, but it also adds police reports, check ins, and mugshots to give you an eerie look into what you may or may not know is going on around you. FMF prides itself on adding friends and family members to keep an eye on each... Read More

WSJ: 5 million HTC One sales so far

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How about a little bit of positive news for HTC today? According to the Wall Street Journal, HTC has already sold 5 million units of the HTC One flagship smartphone. While this is about half of what Samsung has done with the Galaxy S4, it’s a commendable figure nonetheless. “Orders ...

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HTC Desire 200 and Desire 600 gets leaked

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Although HTC is going through a hard time, but that doesn’t mean they will stop working on new Android devices. Two new HTC Android smartphones are leaked, named as the HTC Desire 200 and HTC Desire 600. HTC is keeping the Desire series ‘alive’, and instead of going with names ...

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Glympse – Remarkably useful without spying or being creepy

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Glympse is a location sharing app, similar to Latitude, that allows you to share your location and estimated time to arrival with anyone.  Everyone likes to be updated on when their guests will arrive or if someone is going to be late.  With Glympse, you can easily get all this information ...

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Google becomes second most valuable brand behind Apple, surpasses IBM

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According to a list published by Millward Brown Optimor, Google has just sneaked ahead of IBM to become the world’s second most valuable brand, behind Apple. According to the BrandZ list report, Google has a brand value of $113.669 billion. That’s well behind Apple’s $185.071 ...

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Sprint’s XFON may have passed through FCC

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A Motorola XT1056 recently passed through the FCC showing support for Sprint’s LTE bands.  Judging by the model number, we might assume this is one of the rumored XFON (X Phone) devices slated for arrival in the near future. With this model we now have three seemingly confirmed XFON devices to ...

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HTC reportedly in “utter freefall” as execs jump ship

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We’re not here to beat a dead (or dying) horse and we hate to cover any Android player in a bad light, but that’s what we have to do from time to time. As most of you know, HTC is having a tough go at things over the last few quarters and is really, really... Read More

Running the tables: Samsung took 95% of global profits earned from Android in Q1 2013

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Samsung’s ‘galaxy” line has been long joked about to be a hint at their intention to take over the universe, but the latest analytics numbers may prove that to be startlingly accurate. Not in a literal sense, of course, but rather in a financial way. According to research from ...

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First video call from peak of Mt Everest made on an HTC One

British explorer Daniel Hughes accomplished a tremendous feat – climbing to the top of Mt. Everest. So, what’s such an adventurer to do once he’s hit the top? Whip out his HTC One and make a video call, of course. His video call to BBC was part of his effort to raise money for ...

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White Nexus 4 with Android 4.3 due on June 10, report says

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To the dismay of a few of us, Google I/O 2013 did not reveal the much-rumored white version of the LG Nexus 4. Okay, so not officially, bit was here. The guys over at AndroidAndMe were able to see one of the yet-announced model and learned a few things in the process. Reportedly, the white... ...

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Google I/O 2013: No new Android release this year, but that’s not a bad thing

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So as you’ve learned by now, there is no new version of Android being announced at this year’s conference. But, before you get all upset and scream about how that sucks, I’ll tell you that it’s not a bad thing. In fact, I posit that what Google did for Android this time ...

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Android 4.3 accidentally confirmed by Google developer site

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The keynote is coming, and the leaks just keep flowing. Before Google’s big wigs could even take the stage, Android 4.3 has been accidentally confirmed through a search listing on Google’s developer website. The mention in the result has been removed, of course, but has been caught ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition set to be announced at Google I/O

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At the Google I/O event, Samsung is set to make a pretty big announcement. A new version of their latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, will be announced – the Google version. Now, this doesn’t mean that Google will do that manufacturing, or any major overhaul like that. What it ...

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Samsung launching the ‘Androidbook’ in coming months? Google also working on TV and SmartWatch

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Earlier in April, DigiTimes reported that Google will introduce an Android based notebook later this year, also Intel recently said that there will be a $200 Android notebooks as well. It seems the “Androidbook” is coming to real soon reality as KGI Securities analyst Mingchi Kuo is ...

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