Monthly Archives: August 2011

Words With Friends for Android updated, promises “smoother game experience”

As several of you noted in the comments to our post asking for cross-platform iOS/Android games, Words With Friends for Android does not provide the smoothest gaming experience… and that’s being rather charitable. You might be happy to hear that … Continue reading

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Dell Vostro 360 unveiled in China, a decently priced all-in-Yuan

Dell’s Chinese site just took the wraps off the Vostro 360 all-in-one, which we already glimpsed in some prematurely released support documents. The product page actually calls it the ‘Vostro Success 360′ to hammer home its productivity focus, as if … Continue reading

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Fukushima Has Leaked 168 Hiroshima Blasts of Radiation [Fukushima]

We’ve known Fukushima’s been hemorrhaging radiation steadily since the disaster began in March. But now we’ve got a horrid new way to quantify it: the amount of terribly dangerous cesium-137 released by the plant is equal to 168 nuclear bombings. … Continue reading

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RIM Throws Smartphone Newbies a Curve

In the wake of its largest-ever global launch of smartphones earlier this month, Research In Motion on Tuesday announced three new BlackBerry Curve devices. These — the Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370 — run the BlackBerry 7 operating system. They … Continue reading

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Android Central Podcast Ep. 68

Podcast MP3 URL:  http://traffic.libsyn.com/androidcentral/acpc68.mp3 Thing 1 – Steve Jobs steps down as CEO Not Android news. Thing 2 – HP shutting down webOS device work HP to shut down webOS device operations Project started to port Android to the TouchPad … Continue reading

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iPad books

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Google Latitude check-in deals now available across the US

Recently, Google has been busy beefing up Latitude to make it more competitive with other location apps — and more fun to use. Location history was added recently, iOS users can post check-ins via Latitude, and now Google has begun … Continue reading

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Google Talk Guru answers questions via your IM app

Bots — like the kind which automate IRC rooms and Google Wave — are a good thing to know about. There are plenty of useful bots worth knowing about, too, including the Google Talk Guru. Just add guru@googlelabs.com to your … Continue reading

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Sony Vaio Z gets the in-house teardown treatment (video)

Another official teardown, another predictable revelation: the new Sony Vaio Z‘s viscera are thinner, flatter and, er, more compressed than those of its predecessor. But at least this dissection is performed by an actual Vaio engineer who ought to know … Continue reading

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Google Chrome and Chromium add protection against malicious downloads

Google Chrome already sports a number of security-minded features, from Incognito mode to a software sandbox which makes exploiting the browser a Herculean task. Now, Google has announced additional protection for Chromium and Chrome users. Built upon the Safe Browsing … Continue reading

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