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Stitcher’s Election Center offers audio news hub for U.S. prez race, but the technology powering it is the real story

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Stitcher Smart Radio is a popular Android app for following podcasts and on-demand talk radio. Those forms of media will offer plenty of coverage and commentary for the upcoming U.S. presidential race, so Sti…

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Google Play Movies now open for rentals in Australia

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Add another country to the list of nations that support Google Play Movies. Google has announced today that customers in Australia can now rent movies from the Play Store. The announcement follows rollouts in…

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DirecTV Everywhere Android app now streams HBO, Starz, Showtime, and more

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Here’s something you don’t see every day: a U.S. television provider recognizes that its paying customers would like to be able to access video on their mobile devices, and that company steps in t…

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Scalado Album is the fastest gallery app, adds a “when and where” aspect to photo browsing

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Every now and then, a third-party Android app emerges to give a built-in Android app a run for its money. The upstart typically does something better than the incumbent and makes users wonder if it might make sen…

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Netflix focused on better content, mobile, and international expansion to rehab its image

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Netflix announced its Q1 2012 earnings today, generating $870 million for a reported $5 million net loss on the quarter. Though revenue was not as bad as some analysts had predicted, the company continues to tu…

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Generate ALL the memes is a funny meme generator for Android [App Reviews]

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Memes are all the rage these days. They usually start with an image taken out of context or greatly exaggerated, and then are a foundation for hundreds if not thousands of jokes. I’m sure you see them all th…

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Apps Alert #92: Best new Android Apps for the week ending March 31, 2012

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April is almost upon us, but these titles are no joke. Here are a few highlights of the best free Android apps released into Google Play recently. Click the image thumbnails to get download links. Androinica.co…

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Game of Thrones Apps: remember the details of Westeros with these apps for Android

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Winter is coming…to Android. HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 2 starts April 1, and one of the best shows of 2011 will return to be even better the second time around. It’s also going to get mighty busy so…

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CW Android app lets users watch entire episodes and follow network on your phone or tablet

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Attention all fans of Gossip Girl, Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, and 90210 – wait there’s a new 90210? – of the world: you can now watch your beloved shows on-demand using your Android pho…

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Sony Music Unlimited Android app now has offline storage

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While Sony Music Unlimited has offered millions of songs available for on-demand streaming, the service and Android app previously required a persistent web connection to be effective. That’s not go…

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Shogun – Abandon all hope, ye who enter Bullet Hell [Game Review]

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Smooth. How many shoot’em ups (shmup) have there been for Android? A few top-down shooters and a few side-scrollers to be sure. Now, how many of those ran without hiccups? The last question definitely li…

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Lightbox – Android’s Answer to Instagram [App Review]

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We’ve talked about Lightbox before, but now it’s out of beta and looking to compete for your retro and 8-bit pictures. While Lightbox has a lot of downloads (more than 1 million), it doesn’t…

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Clik seeks to link smartphones and smart TV’s in an instant

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Connectivity was the major trend that emerged from CES 2012, with practically every major company on the showroom floor exhibiting two products that work together. Tablets and TV’s, desktops and spea…

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Rdio relaunches with simpler Android app and all-new tablet view

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Hot on the heels of its rival adding support for Android tablets, rdio has updated its music streaming app to support not only a new tablet version, but a complete redesign for its user interface. Rdio has ditche…

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Netflix comes to United Kingdom and Ireland, Android app included

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Netflix is hoping to bounce back from a rough 2011 and regain some of the momentum the company had when it expanded into Canada and Latin America. You know, before a series of bad decisions and events caused the co…

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