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Pantech Marauder – The budget phone that shows Android has no budget phones [Hardware Review]

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The Pantech Marauder is my first Pantech phone, and its first Ice Cream Sandwich phone for Verizon. While handling the phone for the first time, I knew it was a mid to low tier smartphone, however, the software fr…

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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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Songza re-ups with expert Music Concierge playlists, lockscreen controls, and new Holo-like design

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One of my favorite music streaming apps on Android is Songza for tablets (formerly Songza HD) because it factors in actual humans to craft music playlists rather than rely on algorithms. If you remember from my…

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Nexus 7 Review: $199 and worth every penny

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The tablet market has been a difficult realm for Google to conquer. While the iPad remains the immovable king, Amazon and Barnes & Noble usurped Google by delivering successful mini tablets that rely on An…

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ReLaunch can launch apps from anywhere in Android [App Reviews]

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Android multitasking works well, but what about when you need super-tasking. I’m not sure if that’s a real word or term, but that’s what I call the way ReLaunch enables more than just switch…

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Passwords are for suckers. Nuance Dragon ID uses voice recognition to unlock phone features

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Nuance has unveiled a feature that doesn’t ask users to make a gesture, key in some numbers, or even show their pretty faces. Instead, it asks only that you speak and be heard. Nuance’s DragonID for…

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Alarm Clock Ultra makes your Android phone kick butt in the morning [App Reviews]

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Getting out of bed in the morning is such a struggle that there are apps that force you to scan your orange juice to prove that you are awake. Alarm Clock Ultra doesn’t require that you get out of bed, but the a…

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Vlingo Labs Beta offers elementary list of voice commands and search for Android 4.0+ [Beta App Review]

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Though S Voice is an evolutionary update to voice search and commands features available on Android long before Apple stepped into the fray, the “Siri for Android” comparison were bound to happe…

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Solid Explorer is the best looking Android file explorer around, and it may be the best overall soon [Beta App Review]

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I’ve often overlooked ugly Android apps because they performed well enough. But as time passed and more apps emerged that are just as pretty as they are functional, it’s become hard to put up with a…

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Flipboard for Android leaks and is available for download; here’s what it looks like

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Remember when I said that Flipboard for Android would be a Samsung Galaxy S III exclusive? LOL. I said it with a straight face, even though you and I both knew that it would be leaked within minutes of the device bei…

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Skyfall RPG offers turn-based adventures on Android [Video App Review]

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Dark things happen when the sky begins to fall. That’s a common theme in Skyfall, an Android role playing game that’s currently in beta. Following an unexplained event that triggers corrupted an…

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Google Project Glass: the best parodies and response videos

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Google’s Project Glass lack focus according to many. Google announced Project Glass as a future product that could layer information over someone’s “real world” like Terminator…

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Instagram Android: photo sharing reaches new heights or new hype? [Video App Review]

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FYI: Androinica is hosting a contest that allows users to print their Instagram photos on canvas to decorate their home or office. Get more information on how to enter the contest here. ———…

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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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Anomaly Warzone Earth HD is a fun tower attack game [Video Game Reviews]

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Everyone can name a decent tower defense game, but how many Android users can rattle off the title of their favorite tower offense game? Anomaly Warzone Earth HD flips the old format on its head and creates a fun s…

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