APPNATION V returns to San Francisco on December 3

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APPNATION, an annual event dedicated to the business side of mobile applications, returns to San Francisco in but a few week’s time.The conference, now in its fifth year, has lined up some great keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and presentations. What’s more, APPNATION V also ...

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In Brief: 7 Android-related things you should know (March 1, 2013)

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This week features Project SHEILD's "Burn Zombie Burn!", News Republic's 3.0 update, Celltick's Real Time Coupon Server, a new Magellan app, and much, much more!

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Five for Friday: Android apps for sharing and synchronizing files

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Fact: Android is pretty awesome.  No other mobile platform makes it so easy to share a photo, email, thought, or file.  Thanks to a great selection of apps, there are seemingly endless ways in which we can share something with our friends, family, or ourselves.  But what about when we wanna ...

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RetailMeNot debuts new mobile site for Android users

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The popular coupon and promo site has a freshly designed mobile site that looks great on Android phones.

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McAfee offers tips to prevent against bad applications

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McAfee has put together a short list of tips and practices for smartphone users to help combat against malware and other threats. In an GI Joe-like “knowing is half the battle” way of thinking, simply understanding that issues can arise is a big first step. While some of these sound ...

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App Conference and Hackathon arrives this week

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The App Conference and Hackathon get started later this week, giving us two days worth of fun, developer-centric news.  The event takes place in Santa Clara, CA on October 26th and 27th, and will be a great place for new and seasoned mobile developers to rub elbows with like-minded folks. Show ...

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‘State of the Apps Industry Snapshot’ Gives Glimpse into Mobile App Landscape

Millennial Media and DIGIDAY released a report today called "State of the Apps Industry" which provides a bit of insight into what the current mobile app situation looks like. How are developers looking at the different platforms for this year and next?

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Create Customized, Branded Android Apps with iSites

Chances are that those of you who run websites or blogs have may have considered creating a mobile optimized website.  Others may have thought to develop an Android or iPhone application to help spread your news or daily rants.  Without proper development experience or having a programmer on ...

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I Really Want a Swiss Army Phone

This article is a guest-blogger response to a previously posted opinion piece entitled “Do I Really Want a Swiss Army Phone?” written by one of our staff members. Not that many years ago, when I went on business trips I used to carry a whole host of devices.

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Two Good Android-Related Reads

I wanted to pass along a pair of Android editorial/op-ed pieces that were sent my way.  I figured you guys would enjoy – I know I certainly did. Both are well written and researched and have some meat to them.  Be sure to leave a comment on their respective posts and share your thoughts ...

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Google Mobile Team Releases ‘Places Directory’ App

Ever find yourself in a new city or town wondering where the nearest gas station, ATM, or restaurant was?  Of course you have – everyone has.  A few members of the Google Mobile decided to address this common situation using their 20% time.  The result is a new Android app called ...

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You Tell Us: What App Sets Android Apart?

Here’s your chance to brag about the software title you think defines Android best.  What app is it that sets Android apart from the other mobile platforms?  Is it location-based?  Is it something that runs in the background? A game? Sound off in the comments below!

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Android Around the World: Qype Launches Radar v2 Android in London

Qype, the London-based site for user-generated reviews of restaurants, hotels and more, is bringing its Radar app to Android handsets.  This will allow users to post real time reactions and reviews. With over one million reviews now at their fingertips, Radar v2 allows users to write their own ...

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Android Users Receive Voicemails Instantly in Gmail Accounts Thanks to NowMessage.com

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Common Voices, a leader in IP voicemail systems, announces the immediate availability of enhanced voicemail for Android G1 phones using the T-Mobile® network. A free service, NowMessage.com removes the restrictions of traditional network-based voicemail by ...

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What is Google Lively and Why Does it Matter?

This week saw yet another Google product hit the virtual streets. This one, Lively, is one of those 20 per cent time projects. You know, the pet projects that Google encourages their employees to work on. So what is it? It’s basically virtual rooms or locations that you can create for ...

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