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  • October 15, 2012
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The submission deadline for the Tabby Awards/Business has been extended to to Monday, October 22 at 11:59 pm EST. Follow this link to enter your business app–the new award will celebrate the best business-related apps created for iPad, Android or Windows 8 tablets. Here’s more from the release: “A jury of tablet professionals will select the…

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  • October 11, 2012
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Got a Nexus 7? I have a treat for you. Google has been rolling out updates for the 7″ tablet, with the first reports coming yesterday. They haven’t released all the details on what the update contains, but there have been reports of performance improvements, bug fixes, and increased stability. The one obvious change is…

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  • October 2, 2012
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About a month ago AppNewser showed you an iPhone hack which would let you take photos from a stolen iPhone as a way of helping you identify the alleged  thief and hopefully track down the iPhone. Today I have a similar app for Android. Cerberus is an app which can be found in Google Play,…

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  • September 28, 2012
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About 18 months ago, Apple sued Amazon for false advertising and trademark violation over using the term “app store” to describe its, well, Android app store—which is to say, the store where you go to buy apps. The wheels of justice grind slow but fine. Yesterday Reuters reported Amazon has submitted a filing asking a…

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  • September 27, 2012
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Spring Design is a California start up who last gained attention for an unsuccessful dual screen ereader, the Spring Design Alex. This company is back in the public eye again this week with a new app which lets you use an Android tablet as a second screen for an Android smartphone. The app is called…

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  • September 27, 2012
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Amazon announced a new tool for Android app developers today. It’s an emulator which has been customized to duplicate the  7″ Kindle Fire HD. Did you ever wonder how an app developer can know for sure whether an app will run well on your device? They can’t really, because not all app developers can afford…

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  • September 21, 2012
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Techcrunch has gotten its hands on one of the long-awaited Aakash UbiSlate CI tablets, the famed “$35 tablet” that the Indian government plans to use to connect students all over the country to the Internet. The 7.5” tablet will have wifi in the basic version, with a $64 3G update that offers a $2 per…

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  • September 21, 2012
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Here are a couple of unrelated Amazon stories, neither one of which really seems to merit a full post by itself. First, Betanews reports that it is indeed possible to root the Kindle Fire HD so it can run unrestricted Android, using an Android 4.0 exploit that Amazon forgot to fix. Enjoy it while you…

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  • September 20, 2012
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The beleaguered home screen developer Chameleon is back from the brink, and they have finally released their much anticipated app. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

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  • August 30, 2012
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Mozilla has been working for over a year now to port their browser to Android, and they’ve regularly been updating it with new features, under the hood tweaks, and other improvements. And yesterday they released a new version of the app with support for Android tablets. As you can see from the screenshot at right,…