Prospective Google Glass buyers can “try on” before buying

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Google is making it easier for those wanting to purchase Google Glass but are hesitant in spending the rather large $1500 for a pair. Google has launched a new free Home Try-On Program allowing potential customers to find what color and frame style they want before committing to the purchase. ...

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Cover exits closed beta for Google Play Store

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In the last year, there have been many launcher and lockscreen replacements for Android popping up and one of the most recent and popular is Cover. Cover, which for the last few months has an invite-only beta, is now out of closed beta and available for free in the Play Store. It’s an ...

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Facebook app update includes music controls, animations

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Facebook is pushing out a software update for its Android app today, tossing in a few enhancements and bug fixes. Most notably, users will find that some stickers are now animated inside of messages. Those of you who take advantage of the Facebook Home experience will also pick up the ability ...

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Everything.me Launcher: Personalize your homescreen on the fly, depending on what you’re interested in

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Let’s face it: the Android homescreen can get stale, boring – just plain old “meh”. Not because of anything Google did wrong, of course, but there are those users like myself who constantly want to see their setups change, stay fresh. Enter “Everything.me”. ...

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HSN and Sprint Team Up to Give Shopping Junkies Fix

Fans of the Home Shopping Network who are Sprint customers can rejoice some today as they have announced the release of their HSN themed Sprint ID pack for Android users who have the Transform, the Optimus S or the Zio. A quote from their press release:

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SlideScreen – Home Screen Replacement

Many handset manufacturers will take Android and give it a face-lift before dropping it onto a phone. Take a look at MotoBlur or Sense UI for some of the better examples.  Now this job is being taken into the hands of developers. While there have been many home screen replacements, I think ...

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How To: Turn off HTC Sense

Thinking about buying the Sprint Hero by HTC, or already own it, but not digging the Sense UI? It’s okay, it isn’t for everyone. Thankfully there is a way to turn off Sense and use the standard Android Home instead.  Here’s a quick step-by-step guide how to do so! Did you ...

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Android Home Replacements

John Walton takes a quick tour of the home replacement apps currently available for Android.

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