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

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

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  [Read More…]

Acer Iconia Tab A700 leaked with Tegra 3, 1920 x 1200 display and more

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Hot on the heels of news that Acer plans on introducing fewer, higher quality products in 2012, the Iconia Tab A700 has been detailed by the Russian blog NoMobile.ru, featuring specs that make even the highest end tablet seem like old news.

Slated for debut at CES, the A700 is both thinner and lighter (1.43 pounds) than the already announced A200, but packs in much more power. The A700 comes with  [Read More…]

Less quantity, more quality Android devices catching on; Acer joining the pack

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During this year’s holiday season news slow-down, a time which usually comes towards the end of the year, and is always full of opinion editorial pieces, Android’s manufacturing model has become a hot topic. It all started a little over a week ago now, when news first hit that HTC is planning on releasing less devices with a focus on higher quality in 2012. It brought up old questions about over  [Read More…]

Android Apps Alert #84: Nexus Ninjas, Girls of Geek, Frontline Commando, and more

Android Apps Alert #84: Nexus Ninjas, Girls of Geek, Frontline Commando, and more

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah, everyone. I’m sure you’re busy unwrapping your new toys or spending time with family, but I wanted to check in one last time with a  [Read More…]

Verizon: Galaxy Nexus not having signal problems, our fix will make it display more bars

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After the long, very long awaited Samsung Galaxy Nexus release for Verizon, customers started reporting issues with the 4G LTE network. Verizon has acknowledged the problem, and says that it is working on a fix via a software update. It seems like the fix is not as big as we expected, though.

It seems Big Red has reached out to the guys at Computerworld, mentioning that the fix does not actually improve  [Read More…]

Kindle Fire Version 6.2.1 brings performance boosts, more options

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Amazon has just posted release notes for the Amazon Kindle Fire Version 6.2.1 software update (Version 6.2 dropped just a few weeks ago), which has promised to address a number of nagging issues. Included in the update are:

Enhancement for fluidity and performance Improved touch navigation response Adds the option to choose which items display on carousel Adds ability to add password lock on Wifi access

In a few  [Read More…]

Any.Do, a gorgeous to-do list Android app, adds tablets and missed calls. More sync options coming

Any.Do, a gorgeous to-do list Android app, adds tablets and missed calls. More sync options coming

Any.Do doesn’t have as many features some other to-do apps for Android, so how has it managed to get so much universal praise and  [Read More…]

Available from Verizon Dec. 15 … More cities get 4G LTE

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See what we did there (again)?

Verizon today announced that on Dec. 15 (that’d be tomorrow) it’s adding the following cities to its 4G LTE roster:

Dover, Del. Lafayette, Ind. Fitchburg/Leominster, Mass. Duluth, The Rochester Area and St. Cloud, Minn. Manchester/Nashua, N.H. Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Findlay/Tiffin and Youngstown/Warren, Ohio Indiana, Pa.

Verizon also announced 4G LTE expansions in San Diego and San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Savannah, Ga.; Chicagoland, Ill.; and Baltimore and  [Read More…]

More info on Google’s Majel, moving a little faster towards that Star Trek future

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A couple days ago we posted about Majel, and now some more tips are starting to come in. We compared Majel to Apple’s Siri voice assistant because that’s how it was described to us, but the project could be much larger than we initially imagined. Read on for new details and some interesting quotes from Google employees.

First we had a tip from “Ted,” who described his experience with an early release  [Read More…]

Developers see more money with iOS than Android, says Flurry

Earlier today we discussed Android’s dominance of the mobile phone market. However, that dominance doesn’t translate to dollars for Android app developers. A report issued today from Flurry Analytics claims despite the massive lead built up by Android’s success, the platform hasn’t captured nearly as much as the spending associated with mobile apps.

“Anecdotally, developers consistently tell us that they make more money on  [Read More…]