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Entertainment

AOL music app Play launches on Kindle Fire

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Play by AOL Music delivers thousands of songs and radio stations for anyone with an Android 2.1 or higher phone. The company announced today that it has extended that courtesy to tablets with the release of a ver…

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Entertainment

Sonos Controller for Android updates app with tablet UI

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Sonos owners finally have the ability to control their music players from a proper tablet app. While the Sonos Controller for Android has been compatible with Android for some time now, it was only functional b…

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Google

Google exec teases Google+ API hook-up with Flipboard, hints that G+ tablet apps on the way

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Two of the biggest holes in Google+ are the social network’s lack of meaningful API access or a proper tablet view for Android. Today at the Le Web conference in London, Google+ Product Manager Bradley Ho…

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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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Android App Reviews

Lilypad HD displays a floating Google Talk window on Android tablets

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Have you ever had to instant message someone while you were trying to do something on a tablet? The notifications on Android allow you to quickly be updated when someone sends a new message, but there may be times…

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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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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 App Reviews

Mint.com Android app adds tablet support for personal finance management

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Mint.com ranks as one of the best personal finance management services around. I said as much when I first reviewed the Mint.com Android app back in 2010, and I’m more convinced of it now. Especially sinc…

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Android App Reviews

Any.Do, a gorgeous to-do list Android app, adds tablets and missed calls. More sync options coming

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Any.Do doesn’t have as many features some other to-do apps for Android, so how has it managed to get so much universal praise and more than 500,000 downloads since its release a few months ago? Because Any…

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Android App Reviews

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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Android App Reviews

Google Catalogs digitizes famous shopping catalogs for Android tablets (US only)

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A few months ago, Google raised eyebrows when it released a catalog shopping app that supported only the iPad. “Where’s the Android version?” a handful of people asked. Well, Google will f…

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Android App Reviews

Songza HD is a playlist-driven DJ for any mood or occasion

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There are literally millions of songs available to listen to at any given moment, so music streaming services need to have a unique aspect in order to stick out from the crowd. Songza, a streaming music service t…

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Entertainment

Netflix redesigns Android app to look better with tablets

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Netflix has finally come out of hiding from Android tablets. While the app added compatibility for Honeycomb devices last month, it did not optimize to take advantage of the larger screens. The UI was the same…

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Android

The Times Android tablet app may be the best of its kind [App Reviews]

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The Times, one of the world’s oldest and most recognized newspapers, is now on Android – one of the world’s youngest and most recognized operating systems. More specifically, The Times is…

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Android App Reviews

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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