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Everyone’s getting on the virtual payment train! The trend of going cashless marches ever onward as we hear about several electronic payment partnerships that enable consumers to pay for items... online and offline using their credit cards and smartphones. Mastercard knows the wave of the future when it sees one and is going with the flow. They’ve announced plans to hook up with Google W...

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Individual app pages on the Android Market now show not just the average star rating and the total number of people who left star ratings for the app. The app pages also now show the breakdown of how... many users left 5, 4, 3, 2, or 1 star for the app.

Being the primary source of Android apps, the Android Market provides an avenue for users to search for Android apps and relevant information ab...

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The first release candidate (RC1) of CyanogenMod-7.1 is already out and available for testing. This release updates existing CyanogenMod installations to Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, packs new features,... and lengthens the list of supported Android handsets.

Among the new devices supported by the CyanogenMod-7.1-RC1 are several devices from Samsung (Galaxy S, Captivate, and Vibrant), LG Optimus 2X...

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Time to level up your Facebook for Android app up to the latest version 1.6.0. The developers of the official Facebook for Android app just released the update last week on the Android Market.

Among... the new stuff you can experience with the updated version are improvements to the News Feed, video uploading, and ability to view Pages. These new functionalities are expected to make the app give its users...

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You maybe familiar with the Zinio app for Android. Of course, it’s hard to miss an application that easily converts magazines into a tablet-readable format. Well, if you’re one of those... who own and use it, here’s some good news. Zinio has received a huge performance boost recently. That is if you’re using a Tegra-2 packing Android 3.1 tablet. The app is now fully utiliz...

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Gameloft is pretty much one of the names to beat in the Android gaming arena. This is mostly because they leveraged a portfolio of great mobile games into a robust catalog of original and ported titles.... However, they’ve recently been chafing at the bit in terms of distribution. The company has restricted itself to selling its game from its own online store. It’s a move designed to maximize pr...

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Everyone hates telemarketers. That’s why having a call blocker app on your smart phone is a great way to assure yourself that your blood pressure wouldn’t rise or your time wouldn’t... be wasted. Unfortunately, you’ve probably noticed that all those call blocker apps went kaput when the shiny new update to Android 2.3.3 rolled in. Well, that’s mostly because Google remov...

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Android users can now live out their extreme racing fantasies on their phones with ATV Madness, a new 3D racing game from XLab Technologies. This developer built its name on games of this genre with... such popular titles as Freestyle Craziness and Monster Truck Rally. The company actually started out developing games for iOS but has recently announced that it would be extending their reach to the An...

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Independent Android developers are always finding new and clever ways to enhance the mobile experience. Brightness Motion is one such app from Marinelli.Tv that allows the user to change the amount... of screen brightness on his phone by simply tilting it either to the left or right. Right increases brightness and left lowers it.

Whatโ€™s the advantage? For one thing, the user no longer ha...

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Google TV was first officially launched last year and has been a flop. As CNN’s Dan Frommer succinctly put it, “Google TV is a flop so far. Consumers don’t seem to care, the TV networks... don’t like it and most big gadget manufacturers haven’t started selling it yet.”

Frommer was also spot on with his post’s title: “[Why] Google TV isn’t dead yet.&#...