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Koush’s Tether Alpha adds USB tethering WITHOUT requiring root or tether plan

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Around these parts, we’re big fans of Koushik Data, a CyanogenMod team member and developer of great Android things like ROM Manager and Clockwork Mod. Unlike the previously mentioned features, the la…

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Steam for Android shows when gamer friends are online, lists specials from store

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Valve has sold and distributed plenty of titles through its Steam store, allowing gamers to have a central place to grab online games, access them from any compatible computer, connect with others, and get dea…

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

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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 than we have time to recount,…

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Dropbox for Android 2.0 adds new features and a design facelift

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It was just a few days ago that Dropbox showed off the design changes that it would make for Ice Cream Sandwich devices. Today, the company has released an updated Dropbox for Android app that changes the appeara…

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YouSendIt Android app now sending, downloading, and storing files in the cloud

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While DepositFiles, Megaupload, and Rapidshare have become the default resources for consumers looking to share large files, YouSendIt has been popular among businesses and some consumers as well. Anyone…

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AirDroid sends SMS and wirelessly transfers files between desktop and Android [App reviews]

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Android was among the first of the modern smartphone operating systems to truly embrace the cloud, allowing for on-device management and synching across devices. AirDroid is an application that adds a twist…

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Amazon Student app makes it easy to buy textbooks or trade-in for gift cards [Android apps]

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The first two lessons learned at any university are that the financial aid office is a nightmare, and the campus bookstore is never going to give you a deal when buying or selling back textbooks. Amazon is attemp…

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Hooked filters Android Market to find the games best for you [App Reviews]

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There are thousands upon thousands of apps in the Android Market. Despite much discussion about which app store has the most apps, people rarely stop to think that the average consumer will only use a fraction o…

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5 more great Black Friday and holiday shopping apps

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Last year, we reviewed 6 Android Shopping Apps for Black Friday and Beyond in an attempt to help you quickly and efficiently hit the mall (or web) to kick off the holiday season. Some of those apps are still great t…

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SugarSync integrates with SanDisk Memory Zone; win a FREE 30 GB account to celebrate

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UPDATE: This contest is over. Congrats to the winner! —————– SugarSync, the cloud storage app that can sync data in several places, got cozy with SanDisk Memory Zone,…

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Motorola Smart Actions automates tasks, features, and battery life to improve Droid Razr

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One of the best Android apps that I’ve ever had the pleasure of using is Tasker, which automates functions and settings on Android based on triggers. I love it because it can launch Foursquare as soon as I c…

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Catch Notes launches Streams for note sharing and collaboration [new website too]

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Catch Notes has redesigned its note-taking app that gives users the option to open up their notebooks to others. While Catch has primarily been a private dynamic note-taking app with some sharing abilities, t…

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Famigo lets you share your Android devices with your kids, worry free! [App Review]

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Do you have an Android device that sometimes seems to belong to your young children instead of you? If this sounds like you, then I’m sure you’ve: heard “Dad!” or “Mom!”…

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Pogoplug Cloud offers FREE 5GB cloud storage, auto-upload, streaming & sharing

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From Dropbox to Skydrive to SugarSync, there’s no shortage of cloud storage options. Pogoplug, already known for its local hardware storage and media streaming, is getting in on the action with the jus…

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Ancestry releases beta app to keep up with your genealogy

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I’ve belonged to Ancestry.com for a few months now, and while there are a few free alternatives, it is by far the best and most helpful site in researching your family tree. They have finally released a bet…

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