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The Tiny Bang Story from Herocraft Released to the Play Store

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Herocraft, the makers of several well-known games, recently released The Tiny Bang Story (TTBS) to the Google Play store. TTBS has a beautiful hand-drawn style to accompany the puzzle/hidden object gamepla…

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Entertainment

Soundhound speeds-up song ID process, adds new features to revamped music discovery app

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SoundHound, an Android app that can listen to music playing in the background and identify the artist and name of a song, has made some important feature changes in an update now live in Google Play. Launching So…

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Android Apps Alert #96: Wake Up, Have Fun, and Remember Later edition

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Androinica.com recaps new, updated, and interesting Android apps each week. From time to time, we throw in a game and live wallpaper or two if the mood strikes us. Whatever’s hot in the Google Play Store i…

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Android App Reviews

Pair comes to Android so lovebirds and mushy couples can get 1-on-1 socializing

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First there was the free fall of MySpace, then the university-only Facebook, and more recently, the limited social circle concepts of Google+ and Path. Now, there’s Pair, an app built entirely on the co…

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Android App Reviews

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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Android surpasses iOS in app downloads in the UK, Germany, and Russia

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Android continues to dominate in the smartphone market with the latest study showing the popular OS grabbing majority of downloads in the UK, Germany and Russia, according to analytics firm Xyologic. The res…

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Productivity

Microsoft One Note comes to Android

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Microsoft may prefer that everyone use Windows Phone 7, but Microsoft Android products are vital considering that the Redmond-based company needs to be wherever its users of other services congregate. That…

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Android App Reviews

My first Super Bowl Sunday with OnSports, an Android app for the sports-obsessed [App Reviews]

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Sports is major part of my social interactions. I’m guaranteed to discuss soccer, basketball, or football whenever I talk to my father or brother, and we’re only a text message or call away from co…

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Chevy Game Time gives Android users a chance to win a new car during Super Bowl XLVI

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My car is 10 years old and chugging along nicely, but I wouldn’t mind pushing something new for the new year. Chevy has an app that might help me, or any other legal resident of the United States, get a new set…

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Finance

U.S. shoppers geek out over Google Wallet…will Brits do the same? [Video]

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I’ve read a lot about Google Wallet today. Earlier this morning, I saw a report from a research company, reprinted by The Telegraph, that claims most consumers in the UK are fearful of near field communic…

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Tools

Google Goggles adds optional auto-search feature from new images

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Have you ever taken a picture and wished that you could immediately have that image used for a Google Goggles search? Me neither, but Google has made that a feature so you might as well see if it was worth the develo…

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Android App Reviews

Smozzy lets T-Mobile users surf the web without a data plan (It’s inefficient but cool)

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A new beta app allows T-Mobile USA customers to browse the Internet without needing a data plan. Through a clever workaround compatible with Android 2.1 or higher, users can send out requests to the web and have…

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Android App Reviews

New Android Market leaked download & first impressions

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The Android Market is undergoing yet another transformation. Off the top of my head, this is the fourth major redesign we’ve since Android debuted in 2008, and after playing with a leaked copy of the new A…

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NASA launches their Android app (and the Atlantis) [App Reviews]

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On the same day as the launch of the final space shuttle mission at the Kennedy Space Center, NASA released a new app into the Android Market. If you are into NASA and space exploration, then the official NASA App i…

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5 Apps that should be on every Rooted Android phone

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So you have decided to take the plunge and root your Android phone. After that, you took the time to figure out what you could do with a rooted phone. While the suggestions Andrew made on a post back in 2009 are great…

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