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Tag: Android

Amazon Kindle 7″ Android Tablet Rumors: Not Looking Like an iPad Killer

Amazon Kindle 7″ Android Tablet Rumors: Not Looking Like an iPad Killer
TechCrunch’s MG Siegler claims he got his hands on a pre-production version of the much anticipated Amazon Kindle tablet. Will it be on your holiday wishlist? The 7-inch tablet is clearly set to compete with Barnes & Noble’s Nook, but will it compete with the iPad 2?

Tetris Hits Android Market for Free!

Tetris Hits Android Market for Free!
Tetris is one of those video games that just about everyone is familiar with. The game spawned more copycats than you can shake a stick at. I used to get so frustrated at that game when the wrong parts would tumble down the screen and I couldn’t place them correctly.

Parrot Asteroid Android Radio Gets a Price and Release Date

Parrot Asteroid Android Radio Gets a Price and Release Date
We talked about the Parrot Asteroid car radio back in January when it broke cover at CES. The Asteroid is pretty cool and is a single-DIN car stereo that is powered by Android. The stereo is able to connect to the web and do all sorts of cool stuff.

Glassboard: the Anti-Facebook

Glassboard: the Anti-Facebook
Glassboard is a new mobile social network app made by Sepia Labs, and was built with control and privacy in mind. Glassboard has simple and sensible rules: only the person who created the “board” – think yahoogroups or Circles in Google+ – can invite or remove members as well as delete the whole board.

LocalSin App Encourages You to Sin With the Locals Around Your Town

LocalSin App Encourages You to Sin With the Locals Around Your Town
These days, you can do anything and find almost everything with applications that you can download and run on your phone. You can bang out some awesome beats without needing any drumsticks with the TableDrum, get a virtual boob job and some lipo on the side with BuildMyBod, and name your future son/daughter with the Kick to Pick app.

Marvel Digital Mercury: Cheap Android Tablet, Still More Expensive than HP TouchPad

Marvel Digital Mercury: Cheap Android Tablet, Still More Expensive than HP TouchPad
HP might have had to have a fire sale to dump their now-discontinued WebOS TouchPad tablets, but Marvel Digital’s Mercury Pad Tablet is running Android, so you’ll be safe with it. As tablets go, the Mercury has solid specs, but is still more expensive that the discount-priced $99 TouchPad (if you can still find one).

Marvel Digital Smart TV Enabler Makes Dumb TVs Slightly More Intelligent

Marvel Digital Smart TV Enabler Makes Dumb TVs Slightly More Intelligent
While the idea of a set-top box is nothing new, this box will allow you to stream digital content and to smarten your ‘dumb’ HDTV thanks to Android. It’s something useful if your TV isn’t ‘smart’ yet, and doesn’t yet allow you to access your home network to stream files.

ASUS Eee Pad Slider Tablet Grows a Keyboard. Say, Isn’t that Called a Netbook?

ASUS Eee Pad Slider Tablet Grows a Keyboard. Say, Isn’t that Called a Netbook?
Information about this tablet was originally released back in January during CES, but I haven’t heard much about it until this week. It’s set to launch in September with two different models. Do you think it make sense to have an integrated keyboard on your tablet?

Google Buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5B

Google Buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5B
Google made one of the largest purchases that it has ever made today with the announcement that it would be buying Motorola Mobility. Motorola has its fingers into all sorts of tech markets and Google is purchasing the mobility product segment only.

Pago: Want to Make Waiters Obsolete? There’s an App for That

Pago: Want to Make Waiters Obsolete? There’s an App for That
A new company has developed an app that effectively turns your smartphone into a waiter, barista, basically anyone who takes your orders and processes your stuff. The company is called Pago Mobile, and their app is called Pago, which means “payment” in Spanish.

App Lets You Use Sixaxis Controller with Some Android Devices

App Lets You Use Sixaxis Controller with Some Android Devices
Many of us would like better gaming controls on our touch-based devices. I can’t think of anything better than a PS3 Sixaxis controller for the job, and it looks like Dancing Pixel Studios agrees.

Vizio 8-inch Tablet Hits Stores with $299 Price

Vizio 8-inch Tablet Hits Stores with $299 Price
If you have your eyes on a new Android tablet, but you don’t want to spend big money the new Vizio tablet should be on your list to check out. The tablet has a nice size 8-inch 1024×768 screen and a lot more at a price under $300.

Android Network Toolkit: Want to be a Hacker? There’s an App for That

Android Network Toolkit: Want to be a Hacker? There’s an App for That
While iOS users can pretend to be hackers with games like Hack RUN and iHack, those who own Android gadgets will soon be able to break into networks and computers for real. That’s because Israeli security firm zImperium is about to launch an app that can search for vulnerable targets and infiltrate them, allowing users to eavesdrop or even “attack” the devices.

Vinyl Android Action Figures from Thinkgeek

Vinyl Android Action Figures from Thinkgeek
Humans have always had a fascination with androids, whether it be Data from Star Trek, Andrew Martin from the movie Bicentennial Man, or our favorite Operating System mascot, Google’s Android Robot. And like all of those other famous androids, you can collect the latter as an action figure.

Pierre Cardin Android Tablet: Most Boring Tablet Ever

Pierre Cardin Android Tablet: Most Boring Tablet Ever
When it comes to gadgets, I want my stuff to work more than I want any specific name on it. If I am going to plunk down hundreds of dollars, I expect the features and performance to come first over a fancy designer name.

WIMM Platform Wants Us to Carry a Gadget at All Times

WIMM Platform Wants Us to Carry a Gadget at All Times
We already have our laptops, tablets and phones, but a new company called WIMM Labs thinks there’s room in our daily lives for another, even smaller gadget. WIMM Labs has developed the WIMM platform, a combination of hardware and software tools designed to create wearable or highly portable communications devices.