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Android Phones

Report: 20 million Galaxy S 4 devices sold by Samsung since launch

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A recent report coming from South Korea sheds some light on sales for the powerful Galaxy S 4 smartphone by Samsung.  We already knew it was selling extraordinarily well when Samsung reported 10 million device…

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Multimedia

Stitcher Smart Radio adds personalized station recommendation and lock screen album art

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Stitcher Smart Radio has pushed another update to its popular radio, podcast, and news application. Following up on the recent introduction of topic hubs and smart tagging, the app has redesigned to be more fu…

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Android News

MirrorLink connects cars and smartphones for smarter driving, and the Samsung Galaxy S III will support it

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Automotive companies have embraced the advantages of smartphone technology; however, it’s been a treacherous road to navigate. Carmakers like the idea of apps improving technology, but they aren&#…

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Tablets

Chameleon is the best looking Android tablet UI we’ve seen yet – and it’s seeking backers on Kickstarter

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Someone in my Google+ circle previously posted a video of a user interface for tablets that made me want to throw my tablet in a box until I could have it. The design managed to pack more information on to the home sc…

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile loses 510k contract customers, gains 187k net customers because of pre-paid

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T-Mobile had a bit of good news, really bad news, and then some kind of good news in the first quarter of 2012. In its Q1 2012 earnings report, the nation’s fourth-ranked carrier revealed that it gained 187…

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Entertainment

Stitcher’s Election Center offers audio news hub for U.S. prez race, but the technology powering it is the real story

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Stitcher Smart Radio is a popular Android app for following podcasts and on-demand talk radio. Those forms of media will offer plenty of coverage and commentary for the upcoming U.S. presidential race, so Sti…

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Google

Google launches Devices Play Store, sells AT&T/T-Mobile Galaxy Nexus for only $399!

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Say what, now? Google has decided to take another stab at selling phones directly to consumers by launching a new Devices section in the Google Play web store. The first device to go on sale is the Galaxy Nexus, av…

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Social

Facebook + Instagram = $1 billion acquisition

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Yup, Facebook has just dropped $1 billion in order to acquire the popular photo-sharing app Instagram. Announced for Android less than a week ago and continuing to rise in popularity, Instagram went from an iP…

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Google

Will Google’s awesome adaptive spell check be implemented across services, including Android?

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One of my favorite things about Google Search is that it’s smart enough to recognize and fix mistakes. Smart enough to know that a search for ‘Skrillac tour dates’ should be corrected as …

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Lifestyle

BBC News tablet app now supports international users

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Last month, BBC launched a well-received Android app pptimized for Honeycomb tablets. That app was unfortunately made available only to residents in the United Kingdom, leaving BBC News admirers in the U.S.…

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Android Apps

Android Apps Alert #88: 16 apps you should download

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Androinica.com recaps new and interesting apps in the Android Market each week. They are selected through developer requests, user tips, and browsing the Android Market. To submit an app for review, send us a…

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Verizon

Verizon sells 2.3 million 4G devices in Q4 2011

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Verizon Wireless posted its Q4 2011 results today, revealing that the company had a strong quarter in terms of mobile device sales. The wireless company announced that it sold 7.7 million smartphones last qua…

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Verizon

Verizon may have caught on to the unlimited data trick, reportedly adjusting accounts

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Verizon appears to have caught wind of a trick that subscribers had been using to raise their accounts from a tiered data plan to an unlimited one. Verizon subscribers who signed up for service after the company…

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AT&T

AT&T will NOT acquire T-Mobile, issues statement blaming government interference

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The acquisition that wasn’t is now official – AT&T will not complete its planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Following continued opposition from the U.S. Department of Justice and FCC, AT…

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Android Apps

Gowalla confirms shutdown, checking-out after Facebook acquisition

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Gowalla is going dark next month thanks to the company being acquired by Facebook. A report from CNN over the weekend suggested that Facebook had purchased the Austin-based company, and founder Josh Williams…

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