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GoPro Android app now available

GoPro Android app now available

GoPro, the makers behind the Hero series of action sports cameras, has had an iOS app for a while now, but finally the company released an Android app today that gives users the ability to control their GoPro cameras from their Android handsets, along with some other fun features that iOS users have been enjoying for some time now.

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Google aiming for more Android tablet apps

Google aiming for more Android tablet apps

Yesterday Google announced the Nexus 10 tablet, proving that the company is serious about moving further into the tablet market. They also announced an updated version to the Nexus 7 that now comes with 32GB of storage and 3G capabilities. With the company's obvious dedication to tablets, it's no surprise that Google wants more Android tablet apps in its Google Play store.

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Evernote for Android updates with simplified editing, improved offline notebooks

Evernote for Android updates with simplified editing, improved offline notebooks

Evernote has long been the go-to note-taking and to-do list app for a lot of users, mostly because the app receives a lot of thorough updates very frequently, and today's update is no exception. Evernote for Android has updated with better offline notebooks, simplified note editing, and a new widget for your device's home screen.

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Facebook Messenger for Android update lands today

Facebook Messenger for Android update lands today

Facebook has been rolling out a lot of updates for iOS recently, but it isn't about to leave Android out in the cold. Facebook Messenger for Android is scheduled to be updated today, and it brings with it a few new features that users will undoubtedly find handy. As if that wasn't enough, the regular Facebook app for Android is being updated too, so those who use Facebook apps regularly on their Android device are in for a slew of new features.

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SiriusXM updates Internet Radio App for Android

SiriusXM updates Internet Radio App for Android

Sirius XM Radio released a free update today for its SiriusXM Internet Radio App that will give subscribers using Android smartphones and tablets more control over how they listen to SiriusXM programming. The update adds several new key features, including the ability to replay up to 5 hours of broadcast programming and pause live radio.

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Instagram hits 40 million users after Facebook deal

Instagram hits 40 million users after Facebook deal

News of Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of Instagram has really put the spotlight on the already popular photo sharing app, which has seen a surge in new users. Since launching an Android version of the app 10 days ago, Instagram has seen 10 million new signups, taking its total user base to 40 million.

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Android apps flaw also allows photo snooping

Android apps flaw also allows photo snooping

Earlier this week, it was uncovered that iOS apps had a glitch that gave app developers access to users' photos once they allow an app to access their location information. Now a new investigation launched by the NY Times has discovered that a similar snooping can happen on Android, where third-party developers also have access to users' photos without explicitly asking for permission.

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Valve brings Steam to Android in closed beta

Valve brings Steam to Android in closed beta

Steam is pretty much the universally accepted standard in delivering digitally downloaded games to the PC crowd, and now it is seeking some of that mojo on Android. Valve is testing an official version of Steam on the Google platform, currently accessible only to users invited to the closed beta but hopefully due to make its way to the general public soon.


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Skype 2.6 for Android can send photos and videos

Skype 2.6 for Android can send photos and videos

Skype rolled out version 2.6 today for Android that lets users easily send photos, videos, and files directly from the app. The update also features improved battery life and video quality on NVIDIA Tegra 2 devices such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Motorola XOOM, and the Acer Iconia Tab.

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Sony Ericsson’s Vscreen app beams mobile content onto bigger screens

Sony Ericsson’s Vscreen app beams mobile content onto bigger screens

Sony Ericsson has released a beta app for Android devices called Vscreen that lets you easily share the media on your mobile device with a bigger screen. But instead of connecting to a larger display using an HDMI cable or DLNA protocol, the Vscreen simply uses QR codes.

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Hulu Plus for Android adds support for 9 more devices

Hulu Plus for Android adds support for 9 more devices

If you're a Hulu Plus subscriber and an Android user, you're chances of being able to use the Hulu Plus app on your smartphone or tablet has just increased slightly. The Hulu Plus app for Android first rolled out in June with support for only six devices, but an update today adds nine new devices to the still very limited roster.

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Facebook Launches Group Messaging App

Facebook Launches Group Messaging App

Facebook Messenger was launched today as the social network's first standalone app and it's available for free to both iPhone and Android handsets. Development on the app was spearheaded by the founding team at Beluga, which was acquired by Facebook back in March. Hence, it's no surprise that it integrates the group messaging features found in Beluga and aims to be a fast go-to communication tool that syncs all your messaging needs into one place.

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