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VLC Android app beta hits Google Play, doesn’t play with U.S. and Canadian phones

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VLC has a reputation among desktop apps for being the media player capable of playing practically anything. No matter what file format or media codec, open it in VLC and there’s a good chance that it will p…

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Chrome for Android graduates from beta, offers some minor improvements

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Following Day 1 of the Google I/O Conference, Google decided to update quite a few apps such as Google+ and Chrome for Android.  The latest update for Chrome for Android brings the app out of beta and ready for pri…

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Spotify completely redesigns Android app, adds 320kbps streams, speed, and Holo

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Spotify hasn’t updated its Android app since November, despite frequent reports from users about the app crashing, performing poorly, or having a frustrating interface. A new update to one of the worl…

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Android App Reviews

Fast Facebook is a beta app that’s already 2x as fast as Facebook for Android

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The Facebook Android app isn’t very good, and speed is one adjective that will seemingly never be applied to the app. Fast Facebook tries to address that problem with an alternative client whose name sum…

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Squarespace for Android: A Beta Preview

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Back in 2009, I decided that it was time that I establish my place on the web. I researched for weeks, trying out different content management systems. Eventually, I settled on using Squarespace.com to host my t…

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Bolt! browser comes to Android. Be one of the first 500 to get in the private beta.

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Hey, BlackBerry users, remember Bolt browser and how it was really, really fast on your previous phone? Windows Mobile users, you’re probably familiar, too. Well, get a bit of nostalgia and download Bo…

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Android News

Slidescreen 2.0 Beta Released

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Larva Labs has posted Slidescreen 2.0 Beta on their website. The new version brings a number of changes including API support for plugins. The only plugin available right now is for Google Voice, unfortunatel…

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Android Games

Angry Birds Lite Beta 2 now available, supports EVO 4G and more

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An update to the Angry Birds Lite beta application is now available in the Android Market. The game is in many ways what users have already seen but there have been some improvements made as developer, Rovio, wor…

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Android Apps

Have you installed Swype? Are you convinced its the next greatest thing in virtual keyboards?

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The Swype keyboard has been around for a little while now, though its only been available for everyone to download on a limited basis. Personally I picked it up a few months back (when it first opened for the publi…

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Swype expected to be released for all today, June 16th

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I’ve been using the Swype keyboard for a while, and although it took some time initially before it felt really comfortable, I now cringe when I pick up a phone with a virtual keyboard and cannot ‘swy…

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Swype Beta for Android gets updated

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The Swype Beta for Android may currently be closed for new users, however that has not stopped a new version of Swype coming available for those taking place in the current beta. The news of the update came by way o…

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SlingPlayer for Android quietly moves into private beta status

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SlingPlayer for Android quietly moves into private beta status

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Back in March we saw the confirmation that a SlingPlayer app was really coming to Android and at the time it was expected to come available sometime during the summer. But since then we have heard few other detail…

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Adobe now accepting requests for AIR and Flash for Android betas

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Adobe now accepting requests for AIR and Flash for Android betas

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Getting Flash on Android has proved to be a lesson in patience. Adobe said a beta would be available in the fall of 2009, but it’s looking more likely that we won’t see it until Summer/Fall 2010. And i…

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Get a beta invite to the new Android tethering app, Tether

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Get a beta invite to the new Android tethering app, Tether

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Tether, originally a Blackberry data tethering app, has been released as a beta invite for Android. This app allows users to tether their Android phones to their Macs or PCs and use their data package to jump onl…

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Issuu delivers your favorite magazines direct to an Android device

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Issuu delivers your favorite magazines direct to an Android device

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In light of all the ereader news that’s been floating through the Android atmosphere in recent weeks, I thought I’d take the time to highligh Issuu Mobile, a new ereader app that will “revol…

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