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HBO GO adds Amazon Kindle Fire support, still won’t ignite other Android tablets

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The fantastic HBO GO app, which allows HBO subscribers to watch full episodes and view special content on their Android devices, now supports the Amazon Kindle Fire. HBO made the announcement today that and up…

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HBO GO and Max GO updated to support Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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HBO Go – which offers on-demand streaming of HBO’s massive video library, including new episodes of popular shows for anyone with a subscription to the channel – is one of the best apps on An…

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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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LG Cloud service stores files and streams all major media to smartphone, PC, and TV

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Shortly before MWC 2012, LG teased its LG Link cloud service that could backup files and critical data. But that was also-ran service that treated the cloud as “storage device” rather than an acce…

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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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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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Wave Control controls your favorite music player without having to touch your phone [App Reviews]

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Android has plenty of music players, but few have a quick and convenient way to change songs or pause the one currently playing. Even fewer have a way of doing either of those things as quickly as Wave Control. Wav…

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Frostwire updates torrent search app to support gestures for music playback controls

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Frostwire is known for enabling music and file sharing through torrents, which naturally leads to questions about its legality and tool as a way to spread piracy. I’ll leave those murky issues to the law…

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Spotify completely redesigns Android app, adds 320kbps streams, speed, and Holo

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Spotify hasn’t updated its Android app since November, despite frequent reports from users about the app crashing, performing poorly, or having a frustrating interface. A new update to one of the worl…

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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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Best Android Wallpapers Apps

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Finding the best Android wallpapers is easy thanks to billions of images floating around. In fact, you can look to Android to find quality images to grace your phone. I’ve long been an advocate of scouri…

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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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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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PowerAMP adds Ice Cream Sandwich playback and more

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Remember when I said that PowerAmp had arrived to save Android users looking for a better music experience? Well, a lot has changed since then. More apps have emerged to provide stiffer competition, and some pe…

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