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News and Rumors

Interview with Swappa founder, Ben

I have been given the great fortune to talk to the people behind Swappa, and this is the information I was able to gain from them. Swappa is a great site

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CyanogenMod 11.0 M8 begins rolling out to select devices

For avid followers of CyanogenMod you’ll be pleased to hear that version 11.0 M8 that moves to the Android 4.4.4 KitKat codebase has hit download servers today for a select

Deals & Steals

AT&T giving out $50 on Google Play with new lines of service

AT&T cooked up a pretty nice offer for those of you thinking of switching to the AT&T network or opening up a new line of service with the said carrier.

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Two Popular LG Android phones show up again

Sprint hasn’t announced the LG Cayenne LS860 yet, but it has appeared in yet another leaked photo! We might be hearing something soon from Sprint themselves. The photo doesn’t bring us new details

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Why are you Surprised about the Netflix Rate Hike?

There has been a tsunami of hate that has been flowing towards Netflix with their announcement that they will be raising their fees on rate plans that include both streaming and DVD’s in the mail. In essence, Netflix has doubled their fees if you want to both stream and receive DVD’s as well.

I have read post after post, comment after comment blasting Netflix about this decision. People saying that they are leaving the service, that they have had enough and taking their money elsewhere. (Where might I ask?) I have seen people say that Netflix’s timing is bad because the economy is struggling.

My response? You are all insane to think that this was not coming.

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No Movies For You!

I have not written an opinion piece in a long while, mostly because I usually cover my opinions when we have a “Rayge Against the Machine” segment on AGTN. But this morning, I find myself dusting off the old opinion button here at AG, because of the fact that those of us, (pretty much everyone reading this blog), who have rooted devices will not be able to rent movies on the shiny new offering from Google in the Android Web Market.

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HBO Go Streaming Coming to Android Devices May 2

Our friends over at Android Central spotted this tweet from Direct TV, confirming the news that some Android handsets are going to see HBO Go Streaming service activated on May 2nd.

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Webroot Releases Mobile Security App for Android

Webroot, one of the first internet security firms that came into being with the boom of the internet, has released “Webroot Mobile Security” for Android devices. There are two versions of the app, a limited free version which you can get from the Android Market, and a paid version available for $14.99 at Best Buy retail stores, and soon to be released on the Webroot site for purchase. A quote from the press release: