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Android Phones

NOKIA not switching to Android, so stop asking

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NOKIA is the number one phone manufacturer in the world, but you wouldn’t know it by reading the news. Bloggers and journalists constantly point out that NOKIA is fighting a losing battle for smartphone…

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Android OS

Facebook denies it’s building Android-based OS

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If TechCrunch CEO Michael Arrington’s sources are to be trusted, Facebook is secretly building a phone that would deeply integrate the social network and its services with the growing mobile market. I…

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Android Games

Angry Birds Lite Beta 2 now available, supports EVO 4G and more

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An update to the Angry Birds Lite beta application is now available in the Android Market. The game is in many ways what users have already seen but there have been some improvements made as developer, Rovio, wor…

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Android App Reviews

BuzzVoice reads articles; it’s “Pandora for news” [App Reviews]

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Did you hear the news? Of course you did if you’re using BuzzVoice, an Android app the speaks the news. BuzzVoice takes the news of the day and has a custom voice engine read the story aloud. Users can stay up…

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Australia’s puritanical laws could squash Android gaming down under

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Android gamers in Australia may eventually find it tougher to discover good games if one member of the government has his way. Home Affairs Minister Brendan O’Connor wants to force mobile game develope…

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Android News

Android users don’t have a lot of sex partners, but they do watch a lot of mobile TV

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Internet dating site OKCupid reported yesterday that Android users have half as many sex partners as iPhone users by the time they reach 30 years of age. Maybe that’s because Android users spend so much t…

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Steve Ballmer: Windows should be able to crush Android tablets

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is up to his old tricks again when discussing Android tablets. Known for dismissing rivals in early stages and watching them later rise to eat away at Microsoft’s market shar…

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Android App Reviews

Pulse News Reader has a pretty face and flaws [Video app reviews]

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The war between fashion and function rages on in Pulse News Reader, a popular iPad and iPhone app that is now available on Android. While Pulse is a news reader that is much easier on the eyes thanks to a less conven…

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Android News

PSX4Droid is finally downloadable after Android Market woes

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Google does things exceptionally well. Usually. The Android Market is not one of those exceptional cases, evidenced by the problems faced by PSX4Droid customers unable to download the app from the Android Ma…

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Android Apps

TIME Magazine Android app now available for news readers

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TIME Magazine spends a great deal of time working on content for or about the iOS system, but it’s one of the few mainstream publications that gave Android its due last year. TIME called the Droid one of the…

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Google

Nexus One officially sold-out. Google closes phone store. (Forever?)

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Well that didn’t take long, now did it? Google announced last week that it was receiving its last shipment of Nexus One’s from HTC and would stop selling the device directly. Just a short time later…

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Android Apps

FOX NEWS Android app is now on-air, pinheads

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Don’t tell Keith Oblermann, but an official Android app for Fox News has arrived in The Android Market. Bill O’Reilly and the gang are now hunting down “pinheads” with “fair a…

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Android News

Spoiler Alert! Ari Gold uses a Nexus One

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Until last night, the best cameo that an Android product had achieved was the G1 appearing on some silly CW teen drama. Well, move over 90210; Android has graduated to appearing on silly HBO shows! Super-agent A…

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Wunder Radio radio app for Android is like carrying a radio in your pocket without the limitations [App Reviews]

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When I got my HTC Incredible and started playing with it I was surprised and maybe even alarmed that there was a radio on the device. Yeah, a radio. Like scan for channels and listen to things that you have no contro…

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New York Times Android app is an easy and polished way to view the Times [App Reviews]

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The NYTimes Android app has been around for a little over a month now on the Android platform and with most of the bugs worked out it’s time to see how it holds up. It’s always interesting to see how the…

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