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IntelliRing sets ringtone volume based on ambient noise and if it’s in your pocket or purse [App

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Setting my ringer to the maximum volume is the only way I’ll ever hear it over the music in my car. But there are times when hearing Mt. Eden’s “Sierra Leone” at full-blast is unnecessa…

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Android Games

The Dark Knight Rises game now in Google Play

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One of the year’s most anticipated films, The Dark Knight Rises, launches today. In connection with the conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s dark Batman trilogy, a mobile game has been released fo…

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Multimedia

rdio and Sony Music Unlimited both issue important updates for Android apps

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Two of the more familiar names in music streaming services updated their Android apps today. Both the beautiful and highly rated rdio and the massive and growing Music Unlimited upped their game. For SonyR…

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Google Play Books launches in France, raises Euro bookworm tally to 5

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Google announced today that it is now able to hock eBooks for customers in France, instantly opening up a new storefront with millions of books to read though the Google Play Store. Books in Google Play were prev…

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Lifestyle

Quick brings synergy to selling process on craigslist, eBay, and its own marketplace

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A new marketplace has arrived for people looking to sell their personal items. But rather than rely only on other users of the app, it also makes it easy to list an item on Craigslist, eBay, Facebook and Google sho…

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Entertainment

Sonos Controller for Android updates app with tablet UI

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Sonos owners finally have the ability to control their music players from a proper tablet app. While the Sonos Controller for Android has been compatible with Android for some time now, it was only functional b…

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Lifestyle

Instagram Android app now supports Nexus 7 and sharing to flickr

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Gazillions of Android users opened their Nexus 7 and were horrified to learn that they couldn’t access the life-changing Instagram app. Okay, that’s overselling it a lot, but there were a few peo…

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Android Photography: how Samsung Smart cameras can remotely control or transfer your photos

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The smart device era has connected all of our favorite gadgets to the Internet and each other. The ability to link phones, televisions, and cameras has made way for some cool, if not always practical, use cases f…

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Sky launching Now TV, a Netflix & Lovefilm rival for now, a more diverse streaming option later

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Netflix or Lovefilm not getting the job done? Perhaps you ought to try Now TV, a new on-demand video rental and subscription service that’s launching tomorrow. Created by the folks at Sky TV, Now TV is a di…

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XBMC ported to Android, will soon offer yet another home entertainment media player option

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XBMC is coming to Android, and not in just a remote control app like we’ve seen in the past. “Not a remote, not a thin client; the real deal,” the team announced in a blog post. “XBMC can b…

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Android Games

Verizon launches GameTanium, a $5.99 all-you-can-play subscription for select Android games

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Spending $5.99 in Google Play will get you a handful of quality Android games. That same $5.99 will get you over 100 games provided you’re willing to spend that amount of money each month. Verizon has laun…

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Sports

BBC Olympic app delivers news, schedule, and live video – Adobe Flash and Android 2.2+ required

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If you’re in Great Britain and were jealous of the US-only NBC Olympics app announced yesterday, don’t be. Not only are Britons closer to the games and treated to a better network covering the even…

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NBC Olympics live streaming app launches for Android 2.2+, watch Phelps and Bolt live from your phone

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The 2012 Olympic Games in London are only a couple of weeks away, but NBC has already released a pair of official apps for the games. Available now for Android 2.2 and higher users in the United States, the apps mak…

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Android App Reviews

Amazing Alex is another fun physics game from the makers of Angry Birds

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I didn’t “get” Angry Birds when it debuted on Android. How anyone could have fun in a game in which players fling birds at a bunch of pigs was beyond me. But as I moved beyond the easy stages and s…

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Lifestyle

Starbucks Android app launches in Canada and UK, adds PayPal, widget, and more

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Just got into the office after making your morning run to Starbucks? You could have used the Starbucks Android app, which got a nice little update today. And it expanded to support Canada and the United Kingdom.…

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