How to install the Google Play Store on the Kindle Fire

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The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those hooked into the Amazon ecosystem. The Kindle range runs Android, albeit a very customised Android to a point where it is almost unrecognisable. As part of this customisation and integration into the ...

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How to install the Amazon Appstore on your Android

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Is the Google Play Store not giving you what you want? Perhaps you may want to try the Amazon Appstore. Although seasoned Android users may already know about this process, here is a walkthrough for those new to the platform. For those who don’t already know, you can download apps from ...

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NOOK Store with in-app purchasing coming soon

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For years now, Android and iOS users have been able to easily make in-app purchases though Google Play, iTunes, and the Amazon App Store. Soon, we will be able to add the Nook Store to the list thanks to a partnership between Barnes & Noble NOOK and Fortumo. In-app purchases won’t be ...

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Google acquires QuickOffice and Meebo

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Google recently launched their very own cloud computing service known as Google Drive, and I am sure that all Google fans are familiar with Google Docs as well. Now the search giant is planning to expand their line of mobile applications, as they have now acquired one of the most famous mobile ...

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Bigwords App Launched for Android, Treat for College Students

If you recently got an admission in a college and you are getting ready to get some very expensive, heavy, cumbersome books, then this news might help you. BIGWORDS, a textbook aggregator website for college students looking to buy or rent new and used paper books and electronic books. After ...

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Get Jar Launches Download by SMS

Our friends over at the world’s 2nd largest 3rd party app market, Get Jar, have launched some new functionality on their site that allows consumers to have yet another way to easily get the apps they want.  In a post from Bruce Jones on their developer blog, Get Jar announced today that ...

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100,000 Apps and Counting

According to Androlib’s Blog, and as we predicted a few weeks ago, the Android Market has surpassed 100,000 application submissions since its inception.  Androlib, however, stresses that this doesn’t necessarily mean there are 100,000 active applications in the market.  They put ...

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HipLogic Live Coming to Android

The great thing about the Android operating system is that it makes it easy to customize it to fit you. If you’re like me, the standard Donut 1.6 three home screens never satisfied my “customization needs.” I was always looking for new and different home replacement apps for ...

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Change the Way You Exercise With ‘runstar’

Being an avid runner who typically runs 30-60 miles a week and is an ardent fan of Android, I love to see apps that bring the two worlds together. runstarâ„¢ not only meshes the two but does so in a manner that is very attractive with a user interface that is intuitive and easy to... Read More

T-Mobile’s Carrier Billing Offers Alternative for Paid Apps

T-Mobile started pushing out an update to the Android Market which allows customers to choose their billing method for paid applications.  Rather than using Google Checkout, users can opt to have these costs added to their T-Mobile account. If you are a T-Mobile customer, you can expect to get ...

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Android Apps of the Week: 02

Another week, another list of two great apps and a third that could use some improvement! It seems like the Android Market is slowing down, big time. Not a lot has been coming out lately and the rumors all seem to point to January 15th, the date when the Android Market will allow Android ...

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Android Apps of the Week: 01

Weekly series of reviews from AndroidGuys and AndroidApps! See who gets our picks for best game, best app, and who needs a little help.

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Getting to Know Locale and the MIT Team Behind It

It's obvious to me why this application is one of the Android Developers Challenge's big winners.

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