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Google Wallet appears in Android Market workaround for AT&T and Verizon Galaxy Nexus, T-Mobile Nexus S

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Hey now! It looks like Google, or the mystery magical app fairies, managed to get Google Wallet into the Android Market for more Nexus devices. Previously, Google Wallet was viewable in the Android Market only…

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Kindle Fire gets Android Market, Nook Tablet gets Amazon Appstore

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The entire reason that Amazon and Barnes & Noble sell their Android tablets for such low prices is because the companies intend to lock buyers into their systems and sell content. But because Android users…

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Amazon App Store workaround discovered for non-U.S. Android users

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The Amazon App Store has introduced some features that make it better than the Android Market, but only U.S. Android users have so far been able to access them. This doesn’t sit well with many of our Britis…

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Tips: Import Google TV Queue subscriptions with Google Reader

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One of the great features of Google TV is the “Queue” feature that will act as your audio or video podcast subscription tool. Google offers a way to add to the queue by typing in RSS feeds in the GTV sea…

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Tips: Google Goggles may identify wallpapers you want

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I love Android wallpapers, but I hate having to hunt them down. That’s why I browse Android forums in which people show off what they have discovered and ask them where they got a particular background ima…

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How to watch Hulu on Google TV using Xfinity.tv [Video]

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Update: Annnnddd it’s blocked. nevermind ——- People have always managed to get Hulu working on devices that the television startup didn’t intend to be compatible. And Hulu has gen…

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Skype 3G calls now available through hacked Android app

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Regarding the Skype Android app that recently became available, the disappointment of many U.S. users can be expressed by a comment we received from Twitter user doyleJack @androinica Wifi only. What’…

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Tips: Long-press address bar to share URL

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So I’m minding my business watching the pre-show of This Week in Google and Leo Laporte showed a great tip that I don’t remember using before. Maybe you’ve stumbled across it, but on the off c…

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How to get a shorter list of widgets (root only)

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A strongpoint of HTC’s widgets is that no unnecessary entries are created in the widget list since you simply pick the widget you want to add and then get to choose from the various available styles. But as we all k…

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5 Tips for Mastering Search on Android

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Google is known for search, so it’s no wonder that search plays a prominent role in Google’s operating system. That tends to happen when the company that controls the vast majority of daily search queries decid…

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Tip: Use SMS Backup+ to auto-archive and read text messages in Gmail

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In the latest edition of Android Apps Alert, we highlighted an SMS Backup+, an app that can create backup of SMS messages to the user’s GMail account. In the event that someone accidentally deletes a mess…

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11 Ways to Get the Most Out of LauncherPro

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LauncherPro has quickly become one of the most popular homescreen replacements for Android, and it’s easy to see why. The app is highly customizable, and since its debut on the Market back in May the deve…

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DROID X gets a custom recovery available for download now

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Well we have been through it all, haven’t we? From thinking that the DROID X was “impossible” to hack, to stories of “self-destruct sequences”, to it being rooted in less than…

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HTC Sense Tips & Tricks

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The first device to feature the HTC Sense user-interface was the HTC Hero that made its debut in Europe about a year ago. Since then, HTC has incorporated Sense in all its Android handsets except for the Nexus One…

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Tips: Open Google Gestures with a quick-flip gesture

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Those of you still running Google Gestures as a way to quickly search through your phone’s contacts will be happy to know that the app recently got a new shortcut. In Gesture Search 1.2, the app can be opene…

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