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Angry Birds Full version for Android available for free

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In a move to get more and more users hooked to the Angry Birds phenomena, the developer Rovio has decided to bring the full version of the popular (and addicting) game to the Android platform for free. The app wil…

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TV Show Favs lets you track your favorite shows: never miss an episode again

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An app that does a great job helping TV fans keep track of their favorite shows is TV Show Favs, which has been available on the Market for just over a week now. The developer has been working on the app for 6 months an…

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TalkMyPhone: get phone notifications on your desktop via Google Talk

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Lately there have been several different solutions for re-routing Android notifications from your phone to your desktop computer using Wi-Fi/Bluetooth and two apps: one for your handset and one for your PC.…

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Skyfire reaches 1 million downloads, now supports more handsets

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Android browser app Skyfire has done very well since it was first released a few months ago. Skyfire has become so popular that the app has crossed the one million downloads threshold, putting in the top .02 perc…

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Android Book Club [App Reviews]

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Android Book Club (ABC) is a new app in the Market that still is relatively unknown, and it’s designed to help you discover the book you want to read next. The application approaches this task by letting you brows…

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UAE4Droid Brings Amiga Awesomeness to Your Android

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We recently reviewed the Commodore 64 emulator Frodo C64 here on Androinica, and now it’s time to take a look at the C64’s spiritual successor: the Amiga 500. In the early 90s, I was personally dumbfounded by the…

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Learn About the World with FactBook [App Reviews]

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The World Factbook is a reference resource produced by the CIA with information and statistics about the countries of the world. The Web version gets around 6 million monthly visits, and it’s frequently used f…

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Recordoid Lite: a Dictaphone with a Retro Look [App Reviews]

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Some apps have excellent features, but sport interfaces that appear to be inspired by the good ol’ Windows 3.1 from 1992. Then there are apps that look great, but hardly provide any functionality. With its styl…

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Keep Track of What You Own With Shelves [App Reviews]

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Shelves is an application that is quite new on the Market, and it’s designed to let you manage your various collections straight from your Android device, such as movies, video games, books, gadgets and albums…

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11 Ways to Get the Most Out of LauncherPro

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LauncherPro has quickly become one of the most popular homescreen replacements for Android, and it’s easy to see why. The app is highly customizable, and since its debut on the Market back in May the deve…

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Grab all the 8-bit Computer Nostalgia You Can Handle with Frodo C64 [App Reviews]

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The iconic 8-bit Commodore C64 was manufactured for an impressive 12 years between 1982 and 1994, and it’s the best-selling single personal computer model of all time. It featured 64KB of RAM, a 1MHz processor…

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Animal Planet app brings video, photos, and animal trivia to Android [App Reviews]

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It is always interesting to see mainstream broadcast TV stations to get into the smartphone app game. We have seen apps from The Discovery Channel, The Weather Channel, and CBS to name a few so it seems just a matt…

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Discover Your Inner Artist with Sketcher [App Reviews]

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A category of mobile software that really needs a (capacitive) touchscreen is painting apps. To be able to draw with your fingers directly on a screen opens up a lot of possibilities, and some renowned artists h…

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Floating Image: a Picture Gallery in Motion [App Reviews]

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Would you use an app that just moves pictures across your screen? It probably doesn’t sound that enticing, but Floating Image may surprise you. It’s a gallery application that gathers photos stored locally on…

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Wordfeud Free brings a multi-game Scrabble clone to Android [Game Reviews]

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One of the hottest games on the iOS platform right now is Words with Friends, mostly because of the interaction with people you know and the ability to play a long-term game of scrabble with them. Social gaming is…

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