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Another look at the Galaxy Nexus car dock and HDMI station

Another look at the Galaxy Nexus car dock and HDMI station | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Following on from our first look at the Verizon Galaxy Nexus's "navigation vehicle mount", mobile blog TheUnwired has a new walkthrough of the official Samsung version for the GSM Nexus, along with the new portrait-orientation charging dock...

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OnLive heads to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play

OnLive heads to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play may have debuted to lukewarm reviews in 2011, but game streaming king OnLive has given it a reprieve by making its service available on the smartphone.

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Sony plans on serving Ice Cream Sandwich to Tablets S and P

Sony plans on serving Ice Cream Sandwich to Tablets S and P | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Sony announced that both of their new Android tablets, which go by the names Tablet S and Tablet P, will each be getting a heaping helping of Ice Cream Sandwich; no date was released by Sony as to when we can expect the update to come...

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Android will also have Siri like App by 2011 December End

Android will also have Siri like App by 2011 December End | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

2011 was a great year for mobile technology, but sadly the father of mobile innovation Steve jobs passed away. Steve always said Android is a stolen product all ideas and apps in android os are stolen from Apple iPhone ecosystem.

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Clip Ninja Saves Almost Everything You Type, Like A Clipboard On Steroids

Clip Ninja Saves Almost Everything You Type, Like A Clipboard On Steroids | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

How many times have you typed something long, be it a URL or text message, only to accidentally erase the entire thing and have to start over?

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EFF Reverse Engineers Carrier IQ

EFF Reverse Engineers Carrier IQ | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

At this point we have a fairly good idea of what Carrier IQ is, and which manufacturers and carriers see fit to install it on their phones, but the Electronic Frontier Foundation — the preeminent protector of your digital rights — has reverse engineered it and gone in for a closer look.

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Samsung can't cram both TouchWiz and Android 4 onto Galaxy S, Tab

Samsung can't cram both TouchWiz and Android 4 onto Galaxy S, Tab | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

The original Samsung Galaxy Tab and Galaxy S will not be updated to Android 4 because Samsung's TouchWiz interface takes up too much space, the company announced Friday.

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GTA III goes on sale for the holidays, brings violence and cheer to Galaxy Nexus owners

GTA III goes on sale for the holidays, brings violence and cheer to Galaxy Nexus owners | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

GTA III goes on sale for the holidays, brings violence and cheer to Galaxy Nexus owners.

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PopCap Brings Both Peggle & Plants vs. Zombies To The Android Market

PopCap Brings Both Peggle & Plants vs. Zombies To The Android Market | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

It seems that no matter where you shop for apps, PopCap is there. Steam, the iTunes Store, and even Amazon’s Android App Store have all featured the company’s games.

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Swype Beta for Android Updates with Dragon Dictation Built-In, Advanced Word Suggestions

Swype Beta for Android Updates with Dragon Dictation Built-In, Advanced Word Suggestions | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Swype, one of our favorite Android keyboards, has just updated to include support for the awesome Dragon Dictation speech-to-text engine.

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Share Files Between Your Computer & Your Android Device With Dropbox

Share Files Between Your Computer & Your Android Device With Dropbox | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Dropbox is an ingenious file storing and sharing tool.

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So This Is What Sense UI On Ice Cream Sandwich Looks Like.

So This Is What Sense UI On Ice Cream Sandwich Looks Like. | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich packs a pretty stellar, all-new user interface. The only bummer buzzkill is that many carriers and/or manufactures are going to destroy ICS with their own custom skins.

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4 tablets set to get Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich update

4 tablets set to get Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich update | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Motorola Xoom, Notion Ink Adam, Asus Transformer Prime & Lenovo ThinkPad Table to get ICS.

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HTC And Samsung Are Screwing Up Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich… Or Are They?

HTC And Samsung Are Screwing Up Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich… Or Are They? | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

We've mentioned it on here before (I think), but a stock version of Android on a smartphone is not a looker. It'd be very difficult to pitch Android on aesthetics against a stock Windows Phone or iPhone because of its utilitarian nature...

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Android Arrives as a Music-Making Platform With Audiotool Sketch

Android Arrives as a Music-Making Platform With Audiotool Sketch | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

The number of noteworthy music apps in Google’s Android ecosystem is on the rise, but it’s still weak in certain sub-categories — in particular, music-making apps. Until recently, Android showed a real dearth of high-powered music-making apps.

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How Samsung Just Screwed Over About 10 Million Of Its Android Phone Customers

How Samsung Just Screwed Over About 10 Million Of Its Android Phone Customers | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

I absolutely hate this, but it's another reason I'm glad I jumped onto the Nexus train just a few weeks ago.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is next to taste Ice Cream Sandwich unofficially

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is next to taste Ice Cream Sandwich unofficially | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

The hacking community is on a roll. Over the past days and weeks we saw about a dozen Ice Cream Sandwich ROMs for difference smartphones surface...

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Dropbox 2.0 Hits The Android Market, Brings ICS Support And Bulk Uploads To The Masses

Dropbox 2.0 Hits The Android Market, Brings ICS Support And Bulk Uploads To The Masses | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

If you were hesitant to try out the latest Dropbox beta build we posted a few days ago, then you'll be glad to know that the updated .apk just landed in the Android Market. This brings the version up to a solid 2.0, and with it a lot of fresh features.

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Hasbro tells Asus its Transformer Prime better transform its name

Hasbro tells Asus its Transformer Prime better transform its name | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Asus is being sued by Hasbro for being total Decepticons, with the toy maker claiming trademark infringement over the Asus Transformer tablet lineup.

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Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Phones Announced, Will Launch In Jan With Gingerbread OS

Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Phones Announced, Will Launch In Jan With Gingerbread OS | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Samsung today announced its first dual-SIM smartphones that run Google Android OS. These are appropriately christened as Samsung Galaxy Y Duos and Samsung Galaxy Y Pro Duos.

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Sony Ericsson's next smartphone is going to be a monster

Sony Ericsson's next smartphone is going to be a monster | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Who dares challenge Samsung's best and biggest Galaxy Nexus smartphone? Sony Ericsson seems up to the task.

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Don't forget to download App Inventor projects before Dec. 31

Don't forget to download App Inventor projects before Dec. 31 | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Google's App Inventor is dead, long live MIT's App Inventor!

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AirDroid - Enjoy your Android Experience over the air!

AirDroid - Enjoy your Android Experience over the air! | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

AirDroid is a fast ,free app that lets you wirelessly manage&control your Android Device from a web browser Over-The-Air.

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Best apps for Android: CNET's definitive list

Best apps for Android: CNET's definitive list | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

Check out CNET's list of the best apps for Android. It's got a handful of well-known classics, along with a few apps that we've plucked from obscurity.

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HTC Announces Which Devices Get Ice Cream Sandwich

HTC Announces Which Devices Get Ice Cream Sandwich | Do The Robot | Scoop.it

As is the case with all new releases of Android, some older hardware is left in the dust, while some of the newer devices get issued official software updates.

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