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Time Warner Cable lands on Android tablets

Time Warner Cable is the latest to join the Market with a launch of its free app for Android tablets, which allows subscribers to program their DVR’s and check TV listings. Unfortunately, the TWC TV app doesn’t provide access to live TV channels, a service that some programmers have apparently objected to. This started from the company’s iPad app, which included a live-streaming feature of Time Warner Cable’s  [Read More…]

FIFA 12 lands on Xperia Play, exclusive until February

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If a Cristiano Ronaldo-themed dance simulator isn’t your cup of tea, how about a more traditional football game? Today EA and Sony Ericsson have announced that FIFA 12 is now available for the Xperia Play, and will be available on other 2011 Xperia handsets at a later date. What’s more, for a limited time, Xperia Play owners can grab FIFA 12 for free from the phone’s games widget.

EA has gone all  [Read More…]

Sonos adds Android tablet support, Slacker Radio, new beta service

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Sonos, the maker of the high-end wireless stereo system, today announced that it’s updated its Android application (check out our previous review) to include support for Android tablets. And, yes, that includes the Amazon Kindle Fire, which you see here. Also, Slacker Radio is now on board for yet another streaming music solution. In addition, Spotify’s gotten an update, there’s now support for AAC+ codecs, and Sonos has added a beta  [Read More…]

Watch the story behind Wind-Up Knight

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We love Wind-Up Knight, there’s little other way of saying it. While not everyone is a fan of it’s pricing structure, no-one can deny that it has been gaining massive recognition since its release.

For the developers, Robot Invader, this was their first foray into the mobile application world. In an interview with the AndroidDevelopers YouTube channel, they go into a bit of the back story behind the game  [Read More…]

Slacker makes great holiday music with Ford SYNC, so win a 3-month Premium subscription from Androinica

Though we all love the classic Christmas albums from Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole, hearing the same songs every year isn’t always the way you want to spend your holiday season. Why not expand those listening options beyond the same songs played on loop at your job, in the malls, and on the radio?

Music streaming service Slacker can cure your holiday music  [Read More…]

Galaxy Nexus OTA update now rolling out with volume bug fix

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The promised volume bug fix for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is now rolling out over-the-air, with multiple Nexus owners reporting that updated software has arrived on their handsets. The OTA package weighs a little under 1MB, and updates the Nexus from build ITL41D to ITL41F, while the Android version remains at 4.0.1. So far it seems that the update contains only the volume bug fix, and that there are no other  [Read More…]

LG promotes Optimus series with the Lay-Z Santa Rap

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In the first of what will certainly be an onslaught of commercials and promotional videos this holiday season, LG has released a funny holiday promotional YouTube video for their Optimus 3D and Optimus Black smartphones. In the video, the Lay-Z Santa raps about the two LG smartphones, with a mix of humor built in.

Whether this will be one of the better holiday-themed promotional videos of the 2011 holiday season remains  [Read More…]

Asus Transformer Prime unboxing, benchmarks, and 24 hour mini-preview

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The Transformer Prime is the most hyped Android tablet of the year so we quickly said yes when ASUS requested a full product review of the world’s first quad-core Tegra 3 device. Unfortunately we only had about one full day with the Transformer Prime before we were allowed to post about it tonight, so we tried to touch on all the major high points of the device. Read on for our  [Read More…]

Letters for Santa aims to bring some holiday joy to your little ones

With the Holidays raplidly approaching, everyone is trying to get into the spirit, and while traditions differ, if you celebrate Christmas one thing nearly everyone can remember is writing letters to Santa. Letters for Santa is a great application available for your Android tablet that allows you to take some time away from work and everything else, write out a letter to Santa with your child, and virtually send it off. In addition to actually writing the letter  [Read More…]

The Sprint Epic 4G Touch possibly has a fix on the way soon for loss of signal and other bugs

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The Sprint Epic 4G Touch has been plagued by a known issue for quite a while now.  Not everyone experiences it, but enough do to make it a serious concern for many people, including the folks at Samsung.  We’re talking about the “LoS” (Loss of Signal) bug — it mostly happens in areas with spotty coverage and affects both 3G and 4G networks.  It’s fairly simple to recover, just reboot your  [Read More…]