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Air Display turns Android tablets into second monitor, control surface for PC/Mac [App Reviews]

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I’ve always been jealous of people with dual-monitor displays, especially since I do most of my work on laptop these days. My tablet has filled in some of the gaps by providing me with a secondary screen fo…

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Android Apps Alert #87: Good games and likeable apps edition

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Each week, Androinica.com recaps new and updated Android apps that you may have missed or might enjoy. The apps are picked according to developer requests, user suggestions, and browsing the Android Market.…

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Google updates Chrome to Phone & Docs to improve appearance, fix bugs

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Google has updated two of its most useful but rarely mentioned applications. Both Google Docs and Chrome to Phone have been updated to address long-standing issues and improve the day-to-day use of each app. I…

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Koush’s Tether Alpha adds USB tethering WITHOUT requiring root or tether plan

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Around these parts, we’re big fans of Koushik Data, a CyanogenMod team member and developer of great Android things like ROM Manager and Clockwork Mod. Unlike the previously mentioned features, the la…

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Steam for Android shows when gamer friends are online, lists specials from store

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Valve has sold and distributed plenty of titles through its Steam store, allowing gamers to have a central place to grab online games, access them from any compatible computer, connect with others, and get dea…

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Android Apps Alert #85: Winter Wake Up, Star Wars: Republic, and more

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Happy New Year, everybody! This will be the last edition of Android Apps Alert published in the year 2011. It was a prolific year for the Android Market, which underwent more changes than we have time to recount,…

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Dropbox for Android 2.0 adds new features and a design facelift

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It was just a few days ago that Dropbox showed off the design changes that it would make for Ice Cream Sandwich devices. Today, the company has released an updated Dropbox for Android app that changes the appeara…

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YouSendIt Android app now sending, downloading, and storing files in the cloud

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While DepositFiles, Megaupload, and Rapidshare have become the default resources for consumers looking to share large files, YouSendIt has been popular among businesses and some consumers as well. Anyone…

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Halo Waypoint connects Halo players on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7

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Sure, Microsoft wants the whole world to convert to its Windows Phone 7 phones, but it’s smart enough to know that the company still needs to keep fans of its Xbox 360 gaming console happy, too. Microsoft t…

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AirDroid sends SMS and wirelessly transfers files between desktop and Android [App reviews]

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Android was among the first of the modern smartphone operating systems to truly embrace the cloud, allowing for on-device management and synching across devices. AirDroid is an application that adds a twist…

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Hooked filters Android Market to find the games best for you [App Reviews]

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There are thousands upon thousands of apps in the Android Market. Despite much discussion about which app store has the most apps, people rarely stop to think that the average consumer will only use a fraction o…

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SugarSync integrates with SanDisk Memory Zone; win a FREE 30 GB account to celebrate

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UPDATE: This contest is over. Congrats to the winner! —————– SugarSync, the cloud storage app that can sync data in several places, got cozy with SanDisk Memory Zone,…

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Motorola Smart Actions automates tasks, features, and battery life to improve Droid Razr

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One of the best Android apps that I’ve ever had the pleasure of using is Tasker, which automates functions and settings on Android based on triggers. I love it because it can launch Foursquare as soon as I c…

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Mobile anti-virus app makers are “charlatans and scammers” says Google employee

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Chris DiBona is no fan of mobile anti-virus software, and he’s not afraid to say it. DiBona took to Google+ to decry companies who, as he believes, stoke fear and misinformation about mobile device ̶…

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SpeaktoIt Asisstant – Android’s boost to voice search & command [Beta]

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Android Voice Actions are nothing new. We’ve been telling our phone to search and change functions since last year, and apps like Vlingo have enhanced those functions even further. However, voice is al…

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