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Net Nanny mobile helps keep kids safe and parents’ minds at ease

  Net Nanny has been a leading provider of safe online experiences for kids for years, and now the company is branching out and going mobile. “Every day, around 150,000 new

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Garmin Smartphone Link for Android connects to Nuvi Navigation devices

Have a Nuvi personal navigation device and an Android phone? Well, Garmin want to make those two things in your life work together for the better. According to Dan Bartel,

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XBOX Live mobile gaming to come to Android?

Who wouldn’t love some more mobile gaming options on Android? Well, if we’re to believe what we see (and we do) over at Microsoft Careers, we may be looking at

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The future of gaming is here: Spacetime Studios becomes first to unite MMOs across desktop and mobile platforms

One of our favorite developers, SpaceTime Studios, has finally completed their goal of allowing users to play their MMOs together, regardless of platform. I’ve been a strong proponent of platform

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Factoring in Tablets, Android Has a Long Way to Go to Beat iOS

Comscore released a report earlier this week which covered mobile traffic over the last few months. One of the more interesting facts in this report is that although Android owns the

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AppDev Hackathon and Bootcamp

Calling all developers! There will be a day-long App Development Hackathon and Bootcamp session taking place during the App Developers Conference on Oct. 26, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention

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Paypal Readying NFC Powered Funds Transfers

You knew it would not take long for Paypal to jump onto the NFC train,the lure of making major coin in transaction fees every time someone uses their mobile device to transfer money is just too much for the financial giant to pass up.

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According to Nielsen Research, Games Most Popular Mobile App Category in US

All your smartphone are belong to us! Apparently no one is using their smartphone to be productive, they just want to play games!

According to Nielsen research, games continue to be the most popular app category while productivity apps find themselves on the lower rungs of the ladder. This of course doesn’t surprise me one bit, what does surprise me is the fact that 93% of the people downloading games are actually willing to pay for them! Hear that developers? You’re more likely to get paid off of games vs. any other category. Chop, chop, start churning out those games!

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Qualcomm 2011/2012 Roadmap Makes Brief Apperance

A leaked Qualcomm roadmap highlighting future chipsets and their possible release times made a brief appearance before ultimately being pulled. As with all leaked documents, things are subject to change so try not to take this information as “absolute truth” if you know what I mean. According to the leaked roadmap we can expect the dual-core, LTE, HSPA, and HSPA+ chips by the end of Q4 2011. These chips will be clocked at about 1.5 and 1.7 GHz and will feature an Adreno 225 GPU.

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Google Adds Places Shortcuts To Mobile Browser Homepage

Google held its Inside Search event in San Francisco, where among other things, they have announced and rolled out Places integration into their homepage when navigated to from an Android or iOS

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Lookout to be Featured on CNBC Tonight!

Exciting news just came to our inbox here at Android Guys. One of our favorite companies that we have interviewed, Lookout, is going to be featured in a documentary tonight on CNBC. The show is called “Code Wars, America’s Cyber Threat”, it is a feature about cyber security.

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T-Mo Launches Monthly 4G No Contract Service

When we spoke to Dan from T-Mo a few weeks ago on AGTN, he told us that the company was going to be business as usual until they heard something different regarding the AT&T and T-Mo Merger. It looks like he wasn’t kidding!
T-Mo has announced an interesting new plan scheme for users of their “4G” network (notice the quotes). In a posting on their new website, T-Mo stated the following:

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No More Circling for a Parking Spot at the Mall with the Parker App

Well, maybe not the mall per-se, but residents of larger cities can take advantage of a new Android App that will allow you to see parking spots that are open, all in real time.

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Equifax Releases Android Application

According to a press release, Equifax has just released an application for the Android operating system. With this new mobile application, Equifax members can keep up to date with their

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(UPDATE) Help T-Mobile Reach 100,000 Twitter Followers by Taking the Kmobs Challenge!

One of our friends from the CyanogenMod team, KMobs, has taken on a unique challenge in hopes of winning a T-Mobile G-Slate for his birthday. The challenge? Help T-Mobile get to 100,000 Twitter followers in week’s time. KMobs made the challenge to T-Mo over twitter as a joke, but was pleasantly surprise when which Magenta accepted! It’s a pretty cool move on their part, especially when the couch it in the fact that T-Mo wants to support the dev community when they can. When asked for a quote, KMobs had this to say: