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Droidcon London will acclimate developers to the Android ecosystem

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Not everyone can make it to Google I/O and soak-up development knowledge from the engineers of Google and its partners. But that doesn’t mean the benefits and know-how to be gained from attending a developer conference is unavailable to those who couldn’t make it.

Android developers in Europe can attend the upcoming Droidcon London conference and learn  [Read More…]

Is this the next version of HTC Sense? [VIDEO]

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HTC was the first manufacturer to heavily customize (or “skin”) Android, and the Taiwanese manufacturer recently made major changes to the user interface in recent phones like the EVO 3D and Sensation. Another round of UI tweaks is on the way according to a video posted online.

XDA.cn recently leaked a few screenshots of a new Sense  [Read More…]

Video: First look at HTC Sense 3.5 running on the HTC Bliss

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It hasn’t been a week since we first caught a glimpse of HTC Sense 3.5 running on an HTC Bliss, but here we are today with a full 5-minute video of HTC’s upcoming version of Sense. The video is brought to you by the guys over at XDA.cn–the same people behind last week’s photos.

So what’s different in 3.5? A whole lot, apparently. HTC Sense 3.5 has more eye-candy, fancy animations,  [Read More…]

Angry Birds Rio – Airfield Chase update now available

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The latest Angry Birds Rio update is now available in the Android Market and with the new airfield chase level episode, that means you get 15 new levels to jam away at. We’re sure you’ll have them beat in a matter of just a few hours. Still reading this? Why? Hit the break for the download.

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RushCard users get Android app to manage pre-paid debit cards

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RushCard has finally delivered an Android app for smartphone owners looking to manage their accounts on the go. The prepaid debit card provider has followed the trend of other banks like Bank of America and Chase by building an Android app that lets users monitor their accounts.

The mobile banking trend has finally trickled down to RushCard  [Read More…]

LG VS920 skates through the FCC, could it be the Revolution 2?

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The LG VS920 has just received FCC certification, and we’re pretty sure we’re looking at the LG Revolution 2.  We first heard that it would be coming along to replace the Revolution in that leaked roadmap we saw early in August, and since the Revolution is the VS910, it’s not that much of a leap to call the VS920 the Revolution 2.  What we didn’t know, and makes us happy all  [Read More…]

OnStar announces RemoteLink application enhancements – Send directions from your smartphone to vehicle

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If you’re riding around in an OnStar equipped vehicle like the Chevy Malibu we checked out not too long ago, then you’ll be happy to hear the latest news from OnStar. They’ve just announced some forthcoming enhancements to their RemoteLink application that will help you get to where you need to go more efficiently. (This is what we saw an early preview of way back at Google IO 2010.) On Aug. 30 — when  [Read More…]

The Droid Prime — Just as Uncle Jerry predicted?

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Who needs anonymous sources when you’ve got a witch like Jerry Hildenbrand? Here, in his own words, is Jerry predicting a Nexus-caliber smartphone with Droid branding. Or, maybe Jerry and those anonymous sources are all wrong.

Android Game Review: Zombieville USA

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It’s something we’ve all thought about — the zombie apocalypse. Hordes of undead, clawing their way out of the ground, looking for some savory brains to snack on. There’s been many a game about it, and Zombieville USA looks to continue that proud lineage of “don’t let zombies eat you” games on Android.

The gameplay is simple enough: avoid zombies and use either melee attacks or firearms to remove them  [Read More…]

HTC Holiday to be Renamed HTC Raider at Launch

PocketNow have got a hold of the HTC Holiday’s user agent profile, which indicates that it will be named the HTC Raider at launch. Although this will probably be the global branding of the phone, it’s not known yet whether AT&T will choose their own moniker for the handset. Just to refresh your memory the Holiday/Raider will sport a 4.5 inch qHD 960 x 540 display and a  [Read More…]