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Just recently, the demo of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich witnessed the unveiling of an NFC-powered feature called Android Beam. One of the underlying parts in the event is the assumption that Google Maps had been updated to support the feature.

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As if launching the Ice Cream Sandwich-powered Galaxy Nexus wasn’t enough, Samsung teases us with a little techie Easter egg in their recent event in Hong Kong – a shot of the Nexus with a 4G logo, confirming rumors that the HSPA+ version will soon be followed by an LTE release.

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The built-in browser might suit your needs but you’re really missing out on a lot if you’re not using one of the browsers we have listed below. Best of all, they’re all (mostly) free.

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If you’re feeling a fiscal squeeze right now, you’re not alone. If you want to keep your financial house in order, your trusted Android phone can help you keep your credit card debt down, streamline your spending and even help you stash some cash for a rainy day. Here are a few Android apps to help you handle your money better. 1. Mint.com Personal Finance (free) One of the best tools to use to see the big picture of where and how your money is spent is Mint. View all you accounts under one app, from credit card balances to checking and…

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A tight grip and sweat glistening on your brow, you keep your focus on the road. Careening on the asphalt at over 300 km/h, you’re nearing a turn, one that will surely hit you with several G’s as you execute a precision drift. A miscalculated step on the brakes and you suddenly hit the railings, the car crunching into a heap of rubber and steel. Of course, you would probably be in the hospital right now if you weren’t playing a racing sim. That’s how engrossing some of these Android games are. While you don’t get that sudden rush of…

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There’s a small amount of joy to be had whenever we grab a great deal for an excellent product or service. Discounts and offers have made this extremely accessible, becoming quite the rage these past few years. The nice thing is that you don’t need to be on your desk anymore to grab a deal. Mobile is the way to go when accessing discounts and the retailers know it. Here are some of the best apps to get your discount on, perfect for the coming holiday season! AAA Discounts Are you an AAA member? Then there’s an app for you!…

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Amazon recently released its own ‘Fire’ Android Tablet, which will run on Google’s mobile OS. Despite using Google’s own program, it does not display the said company’s brand logo. Amazon even went to the extend of making its own browser for users to enjoy mobile web access. Fire is now branded as the newest ‘iPad killer’. The newest 7-inch tablet device was built by the same group of people who came up with the RIM Playbook. Although it may cause severe impact in iPad sales, experts doubt that it can permanently kill the famous Apple tablet. The Kindle Fire will…