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Android

Google Play will begin selling magazines, movies, and TV shows

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Google Play started with apps and games before expanding to books and movies. Now Google is bringing a bigger sense of immediacy to its digital storefront by adding magazines, movie purchasing, and TV shows. (…

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Android Apps

Instapaper for Android lands in Google Play to better manage your reading list

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Instapaper for Android seemed like it had a snowballs chance in hell, on a summer day to make matters worse, of coming to Android. It’s creator, Marco Arment, is an unabashed iOS supporter and deemed Andr…

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Best Reading List Apps for Android: Pocket vs. Readability vs. Papermill vs. Pulse

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We live in a time-shifting world. DVR’s play TV shows whenever we want, music is streamed on-demand, and reading apps allow us to bookmark articles to peruse at our pace. But which is the best app? Which re…

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Flipboard for Android leaks and is available for download; here’s what it looks like

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Remember when I said that Flipboard for Android would be a Samsung Galaxy S III exclusive? LOL. I said it with a straight face, even though you and I both knew that it would be leaked within minutes of the device bei…

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Lifestyle

Taptu improves reading app with new UI, languages, widgets, and account sync options

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Taptu has been one of better players in the competitive personalized news readers game, and it’s stepping things up with its latest release. The app that lets users “DJ their news” is now sp…

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Read It Later is now Pocket, a gorgeous and free app for cleaner reading on Android

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After serving as a non-essential-content stripper for the past five years, Read It Later is no more. Don’t worry, it’s just the name being dumped; the 4.5 million users who turn to the service form…

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Lifestyle

Google Currents available internationally and syncs “dynamically” – add Androinica to your library

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Google Currents has finally been exported to locales outside of the United States. The magazine-style reading app, which was previously available officially in the United States, has been updated to suppor…

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Lifestyle

Next Issue is Netflix for magazines: read multiple mags on Android tablets for $9 a month

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The number of quality Android tablet apps is a hot topic whenever discussing the iPad vs. Android tab divide. One area where Android has made real strides is quality reading apps, and Next Issue has just arrived…

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Apps Alert #92: Best new Android Apps for the week ending March 31, 2012

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April is almost upon us, but these titles are no joke. Here are a few highlights of the best free Android apps released into Google Play recently. Click the image thumbnails to get download links. Androinica.co…

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Readability Android app is distraction-free reading [Video App Review]

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A Readability Android app? Yes please. The clever service built on the principle of “distraction-free reading” has made its way to Android, bringing with it the ability to quickly strip out the n…

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Google Currents arrives on Android to make newsreaders forget Flipboard

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Google was previously rumored to have made an offer for Flipboard, an iOS-only application that brings in feeds from various news source and formats them beautifully for tablets. Google was unsuccessful in t…

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Google Reader Android app gets new swipe navigation & ICS widgets, loses social features

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Earlier this week, Google gave Google Reader a big-time makeover to bring it more in-line with the user interface applied to Google+ and Gmail. An update was promised for Android “soon,” which su…

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Entertainment

News360 adds sync across devices and source suggestions for personalized news

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Android newsreading app News360 has updated to add a few major functions in the 2.0 release of its app for phones and tablets. Aside from a interface redesign and added video support, there’s now a built-…

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GetGlue adds real-time chat to its media check-in Android app

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GetGlue has often been described as “Foursquare for TV” because of its similarities to the location-aware service. But instead of checking-in to physical venues, GetGlue members check-in to t…

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Marvel Comics Android app makes your phone or tablet a superhero [App Reviews]

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Comic books have been a popular pastime for generations of young people. They have also continued to be a source of pleasure – and feverish criticism for plotline breaks and quality – well into adu…

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