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TiVo Android app launches for phones and 7-inch tablets

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TiVo – the company that freed you from absolutely having to be on the couch when your favorite TV program was on and you didn’t want to miss it, but you still didn’t want to use a VCR to record …

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II coming to Android in 2012, optimized for Tegra devices

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SEGA has just announced that it’s iconic character Sonic the Hedgehog is returning to Android in an all new game. And it’s coming back in a major way. Sonic CD debuted on Android long ago, offering a…

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Redux TV delivers curated, leanback viewing experience for Google TV [App Reviews]

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Google TV is not a cord cutters one stop solution because resistance from networks and online video providers makes it so. However, the recent addition of Android apps has unlocked more video options other tha…

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Able Remote is a must-try app for every Google TV owner – voice command and shortcuts on a phone [App Reviews]

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The long-delayed update to Google TV was frustrating particularly because it kept users from accessing Android apps on their television. Able Remote, a combination Android app and Google TV app that work in c…

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Time Warner launches apps for account management, TV remote & programming

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Days after Thanksgiving, Time Warner Cable debuted an Android app for Honeycomb tablets. As Charles noted in his post on TWC TV, the app made it possible to do many things, all of which are now available to Androi…

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Exitium – An action/RPG that harks back circa Final Fantasy Tactics [Game Review]

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I fear turn-based RPGs may have gone the way of the dodo, but I am finding a little relief in the exploding market of action/RPGs. Exitium is one of the newer of these hybrid games on the market, and I was pleasantly…

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i.TV is a slick companion app for television and Netflix lovers [App Reviews]

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Television is one of the most popular sources of entertainment, so it makes sense that people would seek a way to incorporate that into their beloved Android phones. Television fans have a wealth of choices tha…

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Google Currents arrives on Android to make newsreaders forget Flipboard

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Google was previously rumored to have made an offer for Flipboard, an iOS-only application that brings in feeds from various news source and formats them beautifully for tablets. Google was unsuccessful in t…

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Reminder: Rhapsody and Napster are now one service/app

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Napster members attempting to stream music today might be surprised to discover that the app no longer works. Neither its website nor Google TV app are blasting the hits anymore because Rhapsody has acquired N…

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Time Warner Cable lands on Android tablets

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Time Warner Cable is the latest to join the Market with a launch of its free app for Android tablets, which allows subscribers to program their DVR’s and check TV listings. Unfortunately, the TWC TV app d…

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Sonos Controller adds Android tablet support, Slacker, and better Spotify streaming

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Sonos, the speaker and app combination that we raved about earlier this year, has been updated to add another streaming service and other improvements that will make this an even better home audio option. Newl…

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Slacker makes great holiday music with Ford SYNC, so win a 3-month Premium subscription from Androinica

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Though we all love the classic Christmas albums from Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole, hearing the same songs every year isn’t always the way you want to spend your holiday season. Why not expand those listening opt…

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HighlightCam auto-creates stylish videos mixing home movies by you and your friends

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At any given gathering, there are dozens of camera phones capturing moments and recording videos. Each person and clip provides a different angle or element worth sharing, but it’s too time-consuming…

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Songza HD is a playlist-driven DJ for any mood or occasion

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There are literally millions of songs available to listen to at any given moment, so music streaming services need to have a unique aspect in order to stick out from the crowd. Songza, a streaming music service t…

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Netflix redesigns Android app to look better with tablets

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Netflix has finally come out of hiding from Android tablets. While the app added compatibility for Honeycomb devices last month, it did not optimize to take advantage of the larger screens. The UI was the same…

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