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Tablets

Google Nexus 7 Tablet hands-on and first impressions

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Google didn’t catch anyone by surprise when it announced the Nexus 7 earlier today, the first tablet designed to run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. But despite expecting the company to release a Nexus tablet f…

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Social

Pinterest Android apps hands-on first impressions

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Pinterest is the third best social network, behind Facebook and Twitter, if you let some people tell it. The social bookmarking and sharing service is especially popular among women, and that’s withou…

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Sprint

Sprint’s HD voice delivers superior call quality to the EVO 4G LTE – even if LTE isn’t available

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“What is HD voice?” a reader asked after we quoted Sprint CEO Dan Hesse saying that his company would be the first to implement it in the United States. Is it like the high-quality Voice over LTE or ju…

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Android App Reviews

HTC Evo 4G LTE Hands-on Video Review

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The HTC Evo 4G LTE is almost everything that you want it to be. On a recent podcast that I co-hosted, I said it was highly unlikely that Sprint and HTC would have all of the rumored specs because it was too much to put i…

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Google TV

LG Google TV hands-on: 3D tech and Google TV all in one [VIDEO]

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LG already removed the veil from its new Google TV and didn’t share much at its press conference yesterday. But I’ve just spent my early morning getting some quick hands-on time with the device and…

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Android Phones and Devices

Samsung Galaxy Nexus first impressions – 24 hours later [VIDEO]

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No, I won’t go on about how the Verizon Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE took seemingly forever to arrive. I won’t talk about how poorly the launch was handled or how I should have been writing this post weeks ago.…

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Tips

Using Google Music Android Market – easy as pie [Video]

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Well, would you look at that: Google went and got itself a real-life music store. After months of only letting users upload their existing music collections to Google Music Beta, music fans can now increase the…

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Motorola Tablets

Xoom/Honeycomb launch impressions (spoilers: it’s not all goodness and light)

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Like many tech geeks out there who has yet to climb the ranks of tech journalism enough to get to go fancy places, I walked over to my local Verizon store on Xoom launch day to check out the Xoom tablet. It was my first…

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Lifestyle

adidas miCoach for Android is a runner’s dream [Video hands-on]

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Adidas miCoach is an awesome application that motivates runners, plays music, and helps active personalities monitor their performance. Sadly, it’s been available only on the iPhone since it debute…

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Android App Reviews

Sonos Music Controller makes sweet noise in your home [Video demo]

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The thousands of songs stored on your home computers deserve more than just a laptop speaker working at full blast. Remedy that issue with the Sonos Wireless Music System, which eliminates the need to listen to…

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Sony Mobile

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc will redeem SE on Android. Maybe. [Video hands-on]

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The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is beautiful. There’s really no other way to describe it, and that shouldn’t surprise anyone given SE’s track record for developing stunning hardware. Howev…

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LG

Video showing the LG Optimus 3D’s user interface

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South-Korean LG obviously believes in 3D and wants to be one of the companies that pioneer the technology. The Optimus Pad was announced today, and we already knew about the LG Optimus 3D – another 3D capa…

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Android Games

We Rule for Android coming this spring, we go hands-on [Video]

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Can you plant crops, construct houses, and run an entire kingdom? Of course not, but you can pretend that you know what you’re doing with the We Rule game that does these tasks in a virtual world. Ngmoco, In…

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Tablets

Android 3.0 hands-on: homescreen, Books, and Music app

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The Motorola Xoom feels great. Of course, you already know that based on the ocean of hands-on impressions that emerged at CES. But we didn’t get much of a look at the software because Moto didn’t le…

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Android

YouTube for Android Honeycomb may be the best yet [Video Hands-On]

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Google takes great strides to deliver versions of YouTube that are best suited for certain devices, as seen on Google TV, Android handsets, and online. Consumers will soon see a YouTube for Android-powered Ho…

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