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Android News

Ouya, the $99 Android gaming console, doubles Kickstarter goal and starts taking feature requests

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The folks behind Ouya just wanted to build a gaming console. They showed a flashy concept video, trotted out their experienced product designers, and then asked Kickstarter for $950,000 to make their dream a r…

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Android Apps

Chameleon Kickstarter gets a Part Deux, offers tablet AND phone UI

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Remember that Kickstarter project with the Best Tablet UI Ever that we wrote about a few weeks ago? Well, the fund seekers had a behind the scenes snafu that required them to cancel the Kickstarter project and re…

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Android Devices

Pocket TV uses Android apps and a micro-computer to make any HDMI TV a Smart TV

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Google TV hasn’t fulfilled its promise thanks to resistance from content providers and a lack of big-name developers, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use Android as the backbone of your ho…

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Tablets

Chameleon is the best looking Android tablet UI we’ve seen yet – and it’s seeking backers on Kickstarter

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Someone in my Google+ circle previously posted a video of a user interface for tablets that made me want to throw my tablet in a box until I could have it. The design managed to pack more information on to the home sc…

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Accessories

Kickstarter star Pebble names RunKeeper as its first watch app

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Smart watch in the making Pebble has shattered all kinds of records on Kickstarter, raising nearly $8 million despite originally seeking only $100,000. The most-funded project in Kickstarter history is usi…

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Accessories

Smartwatch update: Sony on sale for $118, Kickstarter darling Pebble doubles funding in 24 hours

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Yesterday we wrote about the Sony SmartWatch, a new product that enables Bluetooth communication with an Android phone. The app-powered wristwatch has plenty of positive features that you can read about he…

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Samsung

Customize your Galaxy Nexus door with this IndieGoGo laser etching project

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There are two things I’ve learned about Android users in my three years covering the platform: they love to customize, and they often like to show-off their affinity for the little green robot. HereR…

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Accessories

Androidify Me Kickstarter prints stickers and posters with your personal Android avatar

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One of my favorite memories of Mobile World Congress 2011 was the Android Zone that featured plenty of demos and a cool Android experience. Of all those attractions, the Androidify Me booth that allowed users t…

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Lifestyle

Zombies, Run! will bring motivational story to your morning jog next year [Kickstarter]

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I’ve lost track of the number of running apps available on Android, so it’s always refreshing when one of them does something to stand out from the pack. An upcoming app known as Zombies, Run! does j…

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Accessories

Phoneboat turns your phone into a tripod and handsfree mount [Accessories]

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The HTC EVO 4G is a great Android phone for many reasons, but I’m partial to the kickstand. I love the way that it enables handsfree video calling and watching videos on my phone. But there are plenty of othe…

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