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HTC One X vs. Samsung Galaxy S III Camera shootout

Anyone looking to purchase a phone on AT&T has a solid choice from either HTC or Samsung, the two best Android smartphone makers. Both the One X and Galaxy S III feature solid cameras that greatly improve on t…

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Android Phones and Devices

Motorola Atrix HD Review

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The term “midrange smartphone” is becoming a worthless misnomer. It used to be that if a phone lacked the premium features to match high-end phones, but was too powerful to fit the entry-level cla…

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Android App Reviews

OneLouder’s Slices curates and filters Twitter to be more relevant at the moment [App Reviews]

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Slice for Twitter is not your typical Twitter app. Designed by One Louder Apps, the same people who brought you popular Twitter client Tweetcaster, Slice works as a way to filter and discover certain types of pe…

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HTC

HTC One V Review – a smartphone suitable only for smartphone newbies

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The HTC One X and One S are both stellar phones that re-establish HTC’s place as a company capable of great design and focus. But the HTC One V, the smallest of HTC’s 2012 portfolio, is also a testament to that focus…

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Android Apps

Android Apps Alert #100: The Games are upon us!

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100! Who would have thought that we’d ever get to this point? Finding the best Android apps was hard to do in the early days of the Android Market, which is exactly why we started the Android Apps Alert as a way to hig…

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Android App Reviews

Chromemote turns your Chrome browser into a Google TV Remote [App Reviews]

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Google TV owners may not like their standard remotes, and they may want to use the other GTV remote apps on their Android phone. If that’s the case, Chromemote might be able to help. Chromemote is a Google C…

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Android App Reviews

iSkin Vibes and Aura case review for Galaxy S III – halfway to an ideal case [Accessories]

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is large, slim, and light, meaning there’s a chance that you might mishandle the grand device and drop it on the ground. If you don’t want to end up with a dented, broken, or sc…

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Android App Reviews

IntelliRing sets ringtone volume based on ambient noise and if it’s in your pocket or purse [App

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Setting my ringer to the maximum volume is the only way I’ll ever hear it over the music in my car. But there are times when hearing Mt. Eden’s “Sierra Leone” at full-blast is unnecessa…

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Android App Reviews

Android Photography: how Samsung Smart cameras can remotely control or transfer your photos

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The smart device era has connected all of our favorite gadgets to the Internet and each other. The ability to link phones, televisions, and cameras has made way for some cool, if not always practical, use cases f…

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Android App Reviews

Amazing Alex is another fun physics game from the makers of Angry Birds

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I didn’t “get” Angry Birds when it debuted on Android. How anyone could have fun in a game in which players fling birds at a bunch of pigs was beyond me. But as I moved beyond the easy stages and s…

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Android App Reviews

Songza re-ups with expert Music Concierge playlists, lockscreen controls, and new Holo-like design

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One of my favorite music streaming apps on Android is Songza for tablets (formerly Songza HD) because it factors in actual humans to craft music playlists rather than rely on algorithms. If you remember from my…

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Android Phones and Devices

Nexus 7 Review: $199 and worth every penny

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The tablet market has been a difficult realm for Google to conquer. While the iPad remains the immovable king, Amazon and Barnes & Noble usurped Google by delivering successful mini tablets that rely on An…

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Android App Reviews

Word Lens shows live language translation using an Android camera [App Reviews]

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Word Lens blew my mind last year when I saw the app provide live translation of written text. When an iPhone camera hovered over some words written in Spanish, Word Lens instantly translated the text to English.…

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Accessories

Nexus Q Review: another cool Google product that’s destined to fail

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Google can do pretty much anything. It’s the company with the most popular mobile operating system, most used search engine, and can even host a video conference with a bunch of skydivers hurtling down i…

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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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