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Mint.com Android app adding 7-inch tablet view, Holo style design for phones to follow later

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Mint.com, the personal finance website and app for monitoring your many accounts, will soon add some design changes on both phones and certain tablets form factors. At the Google I/O 2012 Developer Conferenc…

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Square’s “Pay With Square” app runs a tab for mobile payments at select locations

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Square first came onto the Android scene as a hardware dongle and app combination that allows merchants and regular folks alike to accept credit card payments on a phone. The company has since expanded to sendi…

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Calculations 4.0 does basic math, converts measurements and currency exchange rates on the fly [App Reviews]

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Calculations 4.0 is more than just an app that adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides. It is a tool that can perform those tasks quickly, but it also is a solid app for quickly grabbing info for information tha…

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Android App Reviews

Zillow Mortgage Calculator is an excellent app to see home loan & refinance costs [App Reviews]

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The housing market and the economy aren’t so much in the dump as they were a few years ago, so you might be in the market for a new home. While you’re browsing housing sites like Zillow.com or attendin…

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Google restores Google Wallet prepaid cards, other vulnerability still in play

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After discovering that Google Wallet is susceptible to a simple exploit that removes a user’s PIN and exposes funds to prepaid cards, Google disabled the ability to add money to a prepaid Google Wallet c…

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Google responds to Google Wallet hacking claim, points out the obvious

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A security company announced yesterday that it has discovered a “significant vulnerability in the Google Wallet mobile phone payment system.” The company found that a Wallet PIN is susceptibl…

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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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Android App Reviews

Mint.com Android app adds tablet support for personal finance management

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Mint.com ranks as one of the best personal finance management services around. I said as much when I first reviewed the Mint.com Android app back in 2010, and I’m more convinced of it now. Especially sinc…

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ShopSavvy takes on Craigslist, adds mobile wallet and marketplace for selling your stuff

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ShopSavvy was one of the first “wow” apps on Android thanks to its ability to scan a barcode and provide a quick price comparison between local and online retailers. The app has since faced pressur…

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Google Wallet counts NJ Transit as its first transportation partner

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The New Jersey Transit Corporation has announced that it will begin accepting Google Wallet for payments at select locations. Rather than have mass transit riders rely strictly on cash and credit cards, NJ Tr…

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U.S. shoppers geek out over Google Wallet…will Brits do the same? [Video]

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I’ve read a lot about Google Wallet today. Earlier this morning, I saw a report from a research company, reprinted by The Telegraph, that claims most consumers in the UK are fearful of near field communic…

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Android Apps Alert #76: Tablet apps, trips, and zombies for everybody! Edition

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Friday is Apps Day at Androinica.com. At the end of each week, we take a look at the press releases, review requests, tips, and many visits spent to the Android Market while watching trashy TV reality shows, all i…

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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 Cha…

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Mobuyle Android app plans to keep store lines moving with mobile payments

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Payment processing company Heartland Payment Systems, has just launched a system to allow merchants to accept payments through smartphones and tablets, which effectively challenges both Square and Ver…

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Android Apps Alert #69: Well, Would You Look At That?

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The Android Market has more than 250,000 apps to put on your Nexus S or Motorola Xoom. Of course, you can’t fit – and probably don’t want to – all of those apps onto your phone, so Androin…

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