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Check out Oppo’s very cool Find 7 event invitation

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When manufacturers send out invites for their events, they usually consist of an image sent over email. It’s good enough, it gives you the date and little bit about what we might see, but some manufacturers are stepping it up a bit. Last year, Vivo sent out a really cool invitation for the Xplay 3S event, and now Oppo is doing the same for their Find 7 event, which is March 19.

Oppo sent out a box that at first glance, you might think a phone was in it. Instead, it contains a map, QR codes, and a pyramid. Using another phone, the user scans the QR code, and shortly after, the fun begins augmented reality style.

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source: GizChina

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Vivo sends out very cool augmented reality invitations for Xplay 3S event

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Normally we just get a simple email for manufacturer events, but Vivo is doing something totally different and cool. They are sending physical invitations for the Xplay 3S event, but what’s really cool about it, is the card is NFC equipped and when holding your phone over it, you get a really cool augmented reality surprise. The phone should be unveiled on December 18, but hit the break to check out this very cool invitation. It’s by far the best invitation I have ever seen.

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source: GizChina
via: Phone Arena

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LG invitation and video tease G2 debut at August 7th event (video)

LG confirms G2 will appear at August 7th event

While there wasn’t much doubt as to what LG would unveil at its August 7th event, the company has made it official: a new invitation and teaser video (both after the break) expressly state that we’ll see the G2 at the New York City gathering. The invitation tells the media that it will be the “first in the world” to see the smartphone, and shows the device’s signature (if frequently leaked) back-mounted volume buttons. At this rate, there won’t be any real mystery left to the G2 by the time LG executives take to the stage — still, we’ll try to feign surprise at the launch.

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T-Mobile to Announce ‘Boldest Moves Yet’ on July 10th

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July 14th, T-Mobile has a “big release” coming out, but 4 days before that, they want to announce their “boldest moves yet”. An invitation was sent over to the boys of 9to5Google, and it clearly states that T-Mobile is ready to fire something else out that will change the carrier game.

So what could it be? Who knows. The UNcarrier plans are already in full effect, and with this other big release happening on the 14th, it should be pretty exciting stuff. Where is our invitation though? We are not that important, but we will keep you posted.

Source: TmoNews

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MoviePass app launches bringing unlimited movies to Android users

MoviePass has officially launched an app for Android. Though, while the release of the app is certainly good news for movie fans, there is a catch that you will want to be aware of — MoviePass is still only available for those who have received an invitation. Those with knowledge of the service looking to get started can request an invitation directly from the MoviePass website.

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For those not as familiar with the MoviePass name, this is a subscription service that will offer unlimited theater movies as well as some other perks. The service will set you back $30 per month (if you make a year-long commitment) and in addition to being able to watch an unlimited amount of in-theater movies, you can also look forward to the potential of “advance screenings, special events and exclusive offers.”

MoviePass doesn’t go into all that much detail as to how readily available those extra perks will be, however even with the ability to watch an unlimited amount of movies for $30 — that sounds like a deal that could mean some savings for movie buffs. Getting back to the app though, the app is currently sitting at version 1.0 and will run on devices with Android 2.2 or later.

Some of the features of the MoviePass app include being able to find theaters, get information on the movies, manager your perks and even connect with other MoviePass members. Bottom line here, those who find themselves at the movies on a regular basis may want to grab the app (Google Play link), or at the very least get the process started by requesting an invitation to the service itself.

[via Android Police]

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AirDroid v2 Beta now available with Find Phone and Camera access

The AirDroid app is currently available in the Google Play Store. However those looking to play with the upcoming release can grab the APK file and get in on the beta access. The AirDroid beta is version 2, which up until recently, was available only with an invitation. Well, the invitation-only requirement has been lifted and that means you can now play with AirDroid v2 and the new features including remote camera access and Find Phone.

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Both of these do just what the name would imply, but being obvious aside, we suspect current AirDroid users will be happy to see them arrive. Beginning first with the Find Phone feature. This one will allow you to track the location of your phone on a map. You will have to active this feature before using it, however once activated, you will see the Find Phone icon on the desktop.

The other addition was the remote camera, which will allow you take a picture using the computer. We suspect the use case for this will vary, however based on the limited testing we did, it seemed to work rather well. The interesting part with the remote camera functionality is where the image goes — to your computer. Once you snap the picture, the image will automatically download to your computer.

Otherwise, the regular stable version of AirDroid is 1.1.0, which can be found in the Google Play Store. And in addition to these two new features, AirDroid also features the ability to transfer files, send and receive SMS messages, manage your on-device images and videos, access your contacts, install or uninstall apps, work with ringtones and much more.

[via AndroidPolice]

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Pebble smartwatch to debut at next week’s CES

Well, well. What do we have here? It appears as though an invitation from Pebble has made its way to our inbox, notifying us of an event taking place at CES next week. Chief Executive Officer, Eric Migicovsky, will show off the final version of the long-awaited smartwatch in all of its Kickstarter-backed glory.

If you’re unfamiliar, the Pebble smartwatch managed to set a Kickstarter record last year. While it originally aimed to reach a $100,000 funding goal, the wrist-worn device attracted $10 million from eager backers around the world, leaving the company to deal with massive production demands. The watch connects via Bluetooth to your smartphone to offer notifications for calls and texts, with built-in support for third-party apps like Facebook.

The event kicks off at 9AM PST, and we’ll be there live to bring you the latest. Be sure to stay tuned to our CES 2013 hub as well, where we’ll be serving you up-to-the-second coverage straight from the show floor.

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Pebble smartwatch to debut at next week’s CES

Well, well. What do we have here? It appears as though an invitation from Pebble has made its way to our inbox, notifying us of an event taking place at CES next week. Chief Executive Officer, Eric Migicovsky, will show off the final version of the long-awaited smartwatch in all of its Kickstarter-backed glory.

If you’re unfamiliar, the Pebble smartwatch managed to set a Kickstarter record last year. While it originally aimed to reach a $100,000 funding goal, the wrist-worn device attracted $10 million from eager backers around the world, leaving the company to deal with massive production demands. The watch connects via Bluetooth to your smartphone to offer notifications for calls and texts, with built-in support for third-party apps like Facebook.

The event kicks off at 9AM PST, and we’ll be there live to bring you the latest. Be sure to stay tuned to our CES 2013 hub as well, where we’ll be serving you up-to-the-second coverage straight from the show floor.

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Pebble smartwatch to debut at next week’s CES

Well, well. What do we have here? It appears as though an invitation from Pebble has made its way to our inbox, notifying us of an event taking place at CES next week. Chief Executive Officer, Eric Migicovsky, will show off the final version of the long-awaited smartwatch in all of its Kickstarter-backed glory.

If you’re unfamiliar, the Pebble smartwatch managed to set a Kickstarter record last year. While it originally aimed to reach a $100,000 funding goal, the wrist-worn device attracted $10 million from eager backers around the world, leaving the company to deal with massive production demands. The watch connects via Bluetooth to your smartphone to offer notifications for calls and texts, with built-in support for third-party apps like Facebook.

The event kicks off at 9AM PST, and we’ll be there live to bring you the latest. Be sure to stay tuned to our CES 2013 hub as well, where we’ll be serving you up-to-the-second coverage straight from the show floor.

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Pebble smartwatch to debut at next week’s CES

Well, well. What do we have here? It appears as though an invitation from Pebble has made its way to our inbox, notifying us of an event taking place at CES next week. Chief Executive Officer, Eric Migicovsky, will show off the final version of the long-awaited smartwatch in all of its Kickstarter-backed glory.

If you’re unfamiliar, the Pebble smartwatch managed to set a Kickstarter record last year. While it originally aimed to reach a $100,000 funding goal, the wrist-worn device attracted $10 million from eager backers around the world, leaving the company to deal with massive production demands. The watch connects via Bluetooth to your smartphone to offer notifications for calls and texts, with built-in support for third-party apps like Facebook.

The event kicks off 9AM PST, and we’ll be there live to bring you the latest. Be sure to stay tuned to our CES 2013 hub as well, where we’ll be serving you up-to-the-second coverage straight from the show floor.

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Pebble smartwatch to debut at next week’s CES

Well, well. What do we have here? It appears as though an invitation from Pebble has made its way to our inbox, notifying us of an event taking place at CES next week. Chief Executive Officer, Eric Migicovsky, will show off the final version of the long-awaited smartwatch in all of its Kickstarter-backed glory.

If you’re unfamiliar, the Pebble smartwatch managed to set a Kickstarter record last year. While it originally aimed to reach a $100,000 funding goal, the wrist-worn device attracted $10 million from eager backers around the world, leaving the company to deal with massive production demands. The watch connects via Bluetooth to your smartphone to offer notifications for calls and texts, with built-in support for third-party apps like Facebook.

The event kicks off 9AM PST, and we’ll be there live to bring you the latest. Be sure to stay tuned to our CES 2013 hub as well, where we’ll be serving you up-to-the-second coverage straight from the show floor.

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Asus Padfone 2 Announced Online, Slated For Oct 16

Those who are excited to set their sights on the successor of the Asus Padfone will be delighted to check out this official announcement. On the Asus website, the company has put up a teaser for the upcoming arrival of the Padfone 2, with the words “It’s intuitive!” and “It’s coming on October 16.” Moreover, there is an invitation for those who will not be able to be physically present in the Milan, Italy event to watch their streaming video, live from the event. The press event will happen at 11am Milan time, UTC +2. This online announcement is congruent with previous invitations for two separate press events for the same product happening in Milan and Taipei, Taiwan.

This is Asus’s second attempt to entice the public to give attention to this three-in-one hybrid device that permits users to seamlessly transfer from a smartphone to a tablet to a notebook, depending on their needs. It may be recalled that the original Padfone, though highly innovative, was not as popular as Asus possibly hoped. Its high price is considered by many to be the reason behind the lack of widespread adoption. The 4.3-inch smartphone of the original Padfone retailed for NT$17,990 or US$610. Meanwhile, the dockable tablet was priced at around $240 and the keyboard for $130. Thus, the complete package of first Padfone’s price reached around $980 in Taiwan. The Padfone 2’s price, therefore, would appear to be crucial for determining whether it will be successful this time.

As for its specifications, the Padfone 2 is expected to come with a 1.5Ghz Quad-Core Snapdragon S4 APQ8064 processor, 2GB of RAM, and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It is said to have support for plenty of connectivity options, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, HSPA+, and 4G LTE. The device will be fuelled by a 2140 mAh battery and come with a 4.7-inch High Definition display with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels. Its main camera will have a 13-megapixel sensor while its secondary camera will come with a 1.2-megapixel one.

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Angry Birds Star Wars hits Android on November 8

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Last week Rovio teased the announcement of a Star Wars-branded Angry Birds game and today they have officially taken off the wraps of the project. Angry Birds Star Wars is due to hit Google Play and the Amazon Appstore on November 8, featuring stages based on classic settings like Tatooine and the Death Star. As you can see, there will be plenty of familiar characters there as well. As hinted by the original invitation to check out Toys 'R Us, there will be a big merchandising push, but it won't kick off until October 28.

It's still early, so it's hard to say if the game will be significantly better or different from previous Angry Birds titles, but the Rovio CEO boasts that this will be "the best Angry Birds game we've ever done". Angry Birds Space added a nice spin on the classic gameplay, though it was still very much in line with what we've come to expect. 

Needless to say, lots of people love Star Wars, and there's something to be said for piggie-shaped TIE fighters. Is the Angry Birds brand still fresh and lively to you, or does this kind of co-branding qualify as jumping the shark? It certainly feels like between the merchandising and the endless tide of off-shoot games, the brand is been worn out, but maybe that's just me.   

Source: Rovio

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Microsoft continues invitation spree, asks us to attend its Windows Phone 8 launch event on October 29th

Microsoft continues the invitation spree, asks us to attend its Windows Phone 8 launch event on October 29th

Can we call October the Month of Metro, even if Microsoft isn’t keen on the idea? Hot on the heels of its Windows 8 invitation, the company is asking us to head out a second time to see a street-inspired OS, inviting us to Windows Phone 8′s formal launch on October 29th in San Francisco. The teaser doesn’t say much about what Microsoft will show, although there’s a real chance we’ll get firmer launch schedules — not to mention more opportunities with the Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC Windows Phone 8X than staring lovingly at their home screens. You can be sure that we’ll report back with the full details.

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AT&T announces four new Samsung Galaxy devices

It’s been a little while since AT&T has announced some worthy phones (except the iPhone 5 obviously), but today AT&T just added a slew of new Samsung Galaxy devices to their lineup. The Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Galaxy Express, and Galaxy Rugby Pro are all coming to AT&T and will also support the carrier’s 4G LTE.

The device leading the pack of new AT&T phones and tablets is the Galaxy Note II, which is Samsung’s successor to its Galaxy Note and features a huge 5.5-inch display. The last we heard about the Galaxy Note II was actually yesterday, when Samsung sent us an enticing invitation to join them in New York City for the what looks to be the Galaxy Note II launch event. Take a look at our hands-on for more photos and details.

The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 was announced back in April and would cost $399 for the 8GB version. The 10.1-inch display has a resolution of 1280 x 800 with a 1Ghz TI OMAP4 dual-core processor right underneath. The tablet comes in 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB flavors, but we’ll see what AT&T does as far as what models it will sell. The Galaxy Tab 2 also has a microSD slot, so grabbing just the 8GB version could be a good idea if you have a microSD card laying around. Check out our review of the tablet for more details.

The other two Samsung Galaxy devices, the Express and Rugby Pro aren’t as eye-catching as the Galaxy Note II or the Galaxy Tab 2, but they actually boast some pretty impressive specs. The Express runs off a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and has a 5MP rear camera. The Rugby Pro is built to military specifications, being both shock resistant and dust proof. It also has a 4-inch WVGA Super AMOLED display and a 5MP rear camera that lets you record 720p HD video.

No specific release date was announced — only that “these devices will be available from AT&T in the coming months.” If AT&T is looking at following the footsteps of US Cellular, the Galaxy Note II may hit AT&T shelves in late October.


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Now You Can Add Your Discover Card To Google Wallet Straight From Discover’s Site

2012-08-16_12h45_40When Google announced that it would support all major credit and debit cards, it was big news. What may have slipped under the radar, however, is that Mountain View also sent an open invitation to card issuers to sign up for tighter integration into the service. Today, Google is announcing that you can add your Discover card to Google Wallet directly from your account on Discover’s website. You even get fancy card graphics now, too!

The process is stupid simple to set up:

To save your Discover Card to Google Wallet, just follow these short steps:

  1. Visit discover.com/googlewallet and sign into your Discover account
  2. Click “Add Your Card”
  3. Sign into your Google Account

And that’s it!

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Samsung Sending Out Invitations To August 15th Galaxy Event In NYC, Hints At Note 10.1

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Just yesterday, Samsung started sending out invites to its second Unpacked 2012 event at IFA in Berlin, where we believe the company will unveil the successor to the Galaxy Note. Just now, a second invitation just hit our inbox for the previously announced Galaxy event on August 15th.

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Giving credit to previous speculation, the flyer heavily suggests that we’ll see the long-awaited Galaxy Note 10.1, along with the tagline “Meet the new way.”

An official announcement is the last piece needed to complete the puzzle that has been the Galaxy Note 10.1. After all, we’ve already seen the newly redesigned device on more than one occasion and even taken a look at its full spec list.

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IFA Samsung Unpacked invitation hints at possible Galaxy Note 2 unveiling

Samsung has two events schedule for August, and rumors surrounding both claim they will be Note-worthy. See what I did there? With the Samsung Galaxy S3 in the rearview mirror, Samsung is shifting its focus to the successor to last year’s Galaxy Note. An invitation being sent around for the manufacturer’s IFA Unpacked event in Berlin seems to suggest it could be the subject of the day’s proceedings. Note the hardly subtle presence of a stylus. Rumor has it the Note 2 will feature a larger display than its predeccesor and a thinner form factor.

The development calls into question rumors that the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 might make an appearance at an August 15th press event. That event might still host something Note related, however. It wouldn’t be too farfetched for Samsung to use the occasion to relaunch the Galaxy Note 10.1, a tablet first unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February but since updated with a quad-core processor and redesigned aesthetics. Our money is on Samsung saving the slightly bigger announcement of the Note 2 for the world stage in Berlin.

[via SamMobile]


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Samsung Unveils Next Galaxy Device on August 15

Samsung released a media invitation last Friday for the unveiling of the newest addition to their Galaxy line. The event is scheduled on August 15 when the South Korean giant will host a press conference to reveal the details regarding the device.

To keep curiosity levels up, Samsung has not stated explicitly what the device will be. Speculations, however, are strong that the company will be unveiling not a phone since the announcement has been sent from Samsung Electronics America instead of Samsung Telecommunications America, which is usually responsible for Samsung’s handsets in the region. Moreover, Samsung has just released the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone a few months ago, and releasing a new phone could simply take the public’s focus off that gadget.

The new Galaxy, rather, could be one of two highly-rumored devices. The first is the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, the larger version of the popular stylus-enabled phone tablet hybrid, the Samsung Galaxy Note. The second is the Samsung Galaxy Note II, which is the sequel to the 5.3-inch phablet.

Among these, the Galaxy Note 10.1 is more likely to be revealed on August 15 since recent speculations point to an August 30 unveiling for the Galaxy Note II in Berlin, Germany. The latter is said to be making its first appearance at the Unpacked event that will be held one day before the IFA trade show.

The Galaxy Note 10.1 could be Samsung’s replacement for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 which is under a preliminary injunction at present. The 10-inch Note has already been showcased at the Mobile World Congress around five months ago, but it has yet to make its official debut. Moreover, the device has been recently put up for pre-order which means that stores could soon also carry the device.

Among the features of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 are the Quad-core 1.4GHz Exynos processor, a display with a 1280 x 800 resolution, up to 64GB of internal storage, 1GB of RAM, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, a 5-megapixel main camera, a 1.9 megapixel web camera, Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and the S Pen stylus.

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Pantech Crossover finally finds its invitation, joins the Gingerbread army

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After the Samsung Infuse news today, and now the Pantech Crossover getting it’s update to Gingerbread you could have easily mistaken Android 2.3.6 to be the latest version of the platform. Unfortunately, that’s the sad truth of the situation.

Anyhoo, here’s what you Crossover users can look forward too, as detailed by Pocketnow.

New User Features

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- Native support for SIP VoIP internet telephony.

- GTalk now supports Video chat.

- Updated user interface design with increased simplicity and speed.

- Improved virtual keyboard (Android Keyboard Only)

- Improved accuracy

- Improved text suggestion

- Support for voice input

- Enhanced Copy/Paste functionality, allowing users to select a word by press-hold, copy, and paste

- Download Manager App to easily manage downloaded files

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- Improved Gmail application.

- Shadow animations for list scrolling.

- Additional Improvement

Improved power management

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- Fixes two known bugs

Developer Features

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- Enhancements for Game Development

- Additional Khronos standard such as OpenSL ES, EGL for better multimedia performance

- Concurrent Garbage Collector technology embedded to reduce lags in playing games

- Increased support for native development

[PocketNow]


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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 headed to MWC

Some new screenshots and details have appeared, confirming that Samsung has prepped and will be announcing the Galaxy Note 10.1 at Mobile World Congress later this month. Yes a 10″ Samsung Galaxy Note. Samsung’s developer day announcement and invitation calmly mentions the Galaxy Note 10.1″ along with S-pen SDK, the Wave 3 and a few other non Android devices. Check it out.

Samsung casually mentions the already available 5.3″ Galaxy Note and then drops the 10.1″ model right after, with nothing other than the small tip as a teaser. It was spotted on their official blog but has since been removed. At first you’d think this was just a mistake but according to some text documents found by The Verge for a casting call by Samsung for a commercial this same device was listed again. Showing a Galaxy Note 10.1 used for educational purposes.

We don’t expect the new device to have phone capabilities and will basically be Samsung’s first 10″ Android tablet with full stylus “S-Pen” capabilities. We are also hopeful this will come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich but cannot confirm that at this time. I’m praying it will not run on Gingerbread. A Samsung S-Pen SDK has been released for developers, and the WACOM digitizer makes it offer the best stylus support we’ve seen thus far.

Samsung has mentioned in the past the options and great expectations they have for the S-Pen technology and this is their now obvious next step. What do you guys think? Would you buy a 10″ Note for the stylus support, or just stick to full keyboard options like the Transformer Prime?

[via SlashGear]


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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Possibly Outed Before Mobile World Congress

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Rumors are flying left and right on the internet this morning about a potentially new tablet called the Galaxy Note 10.1 accidentally outed by Samsung in an invitation to its ‘Developer Day’ at Mobile World Congress. The Note moniker clearly suggests one feature that Sammy itself has already hinted at: the S-Pen.

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It was my initial reaction to write this off as a simple typo, but thanks to a bit of investigative work by The Verge, it appears that this device may indeed be legitimate. According to Google Cache, Samsung was recently on the hunt for a …

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Socialscope Alpha for Android gets big update, invites now easier to send out

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Those that read up on my most-used apps of 2011 will know that I am a big fan of Alphascope, the private alpha version of the BlackBerry favourite Socialscope. The application still isn't finished — on either platform — but the Android version just got a pretty big update in the Android Market that has made a notable difference.

The addition that might make a difference in getting people inside the closed gates of Socialscope, is an improved invitation system. No longer are you required to be followed by someone on Twitter in order to send them an invite. Everyone you follow can receive one, as still can all your Facebook friends. The addition of email invites to the Android offering too will be a welcome one — this is how I managed to get an invite from one of the fine people in the Crackberry Forums

As you would expect from a product still in the alpha stages, the update brings bug fixes galore. We get fixes to URL posting when using Twitlonger, posting large images, not alerting to new notifications, force closes and a fix to the long error window when entering a new line in a post. 

Additional to fixes and invites, Facebook links now pull in higher resolution images than they did before such as our glorious looking DroidDoodle here. An un-follow feature has also been added to your Tumblr functionality.

The UI as a whole is really nice on the eye and this is an application that is genuinely getting better and better as time goes on. It offers a Tweetdeck type experience with it's variety of network integrations, but it's a lot slicker and pleasing to use. If this is what we're getting treated to in alpha, the finished article should be something well worth taking a look at. You'll find download links after the break, but after that it's down to you guys to find an invitation I'm afraid. 

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HTC Rezound Ice Cream Sandwich build leaks — proceed with caution

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If you have been feeling a bit left out with your HTC Rezound and have been anxiously awaiting your invitation to the Ice Cream Sandwich party the time has come. Over at Rootzwiki they seem to have landed their hands on an ICS build for you to download and play around wtih. This is ICS 4.0.1 with Sense 3.5 overtop of it, and not all of it is really usable — there are watermarks on various screens, screen shots, calls and more cause rebooting of the device, but hey it's new and shiny. So if you got some time to kill, and are comfortable with being able to roll your device back, head over and check it out!

P.S Apparently there is another newer and better build that should be coming "soon" so be sure to keep your eye out for that one as well. In the mean time be sure to let us know what you think in the forums!

Source: Rootzwiki; via: Android Central Forums

 

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Google Music app updates in the Market

Just in case you didn’t have time to catch the live streaming event and haven’t seen every other site posts about it yet, the Google Music app has been updated. This update launched right along side the news that Google Music is open to all U.S. residence without invitation. The new updated music app gives the Ice cream Sandwich look to the UI still, and the ‘pin’ feature. Simply press the menu key and select ‘Make Available offline’. Then cruise through and pin all the songs you wish to have access to even when you don’t have a data connection. That’s at least how it works on my device. Of course the screen shots appear to be taken on a Galaxy Nexus and the navigation in the images look a little different.

If you long press on a song, you do get some options to play, make instant mix, add to playlist, shop for artist and search. Clicking shop for artist didn’t take me to the market though. It took me Google.com under shopping. I am wondering if that will change when the market is finally updated.

Be sure to check out our full over view of what went on during today’s event -HERE-

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If you have a leaked version of the Google music app, be sure to uninstall it before installing the one below. Happy streaming everyone.

Application: Google Music
Developer: Google Inc.
Cost: FREE

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Updated Google Music app now available

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The updated Google Music app — part of what you'll need to take part in all this newfangled digital music goodness — is now live in the Android Market. If you're into changelogs, it reads as follows:

1. Google Music is now out of beta and is open to all users without an invitation. Upload up to 20,000 songs from your personal music collection to Google Music and listen instantly on all your devices.

2. Seamless integration with the Android Market music store. All your purchases automatically appear in the Google Music app.

What we don't yet have is that updated Android Market on our phones. But, in the meantime, you can purchase from the Android Market website.

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It’s official – Ice Cream Sandwich Event on Oct. 19

Check it out! The invitation above is turning up in the inboxes of “First-to-knowers” everywhere. The Google Samsung event originally planned for Oct. 11 was postponed, as we know, in respect to the passing of Steve Jobs. Since then the new date has been completely up in the air. Finally we have a definitive and official date of Oct. 19th in Hong Kong. This is without a doubt the unveiling of Ice Cream Sandwich, folks. Notice the trouble they went through to add the ICS logo to the invitation? And Of course Sammy is still coming so I’m sure we’ll see the next Nexus there too. The event begins at 10:00 AM in Hong Kong, so if you’re here in the States like I am, tune your browser to youtube.com/android at 10PM EST on Oct 18th for the live broadcast. Who’s ready? Let us know in the comments.

It’s official – Ice Cream Sandwich Event on Oct. 19


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Samsung’s Media Hub Beta program for Galaxy S II owners adds some points to your Smart TV’s IQ

Media Hub is nothing new to those toting Galaxy Tabs or Galaxy S phones. However, bigger screens are always better whether you’re watching 30 Rock or MacGruber, right? Good thing Sammy’s launched a beta program for its video service that lets those who are selected see all their favorite shows and movies on their Smart TVs. Just register at the source link below, and Samsung will send those it selects an email invitation to download the Media Hub Beta application. The catch (there’s always a catch) — it’s only available to Galaxy S II owners, and your Smart TV must be a 2011 model. But, if you do hit the Media Hub Beta lotto, the company’s handing out $25 voucher to use with the service. As if you needed another reason to go get Samsung’s superphone.

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Samsung and Google appear poised for some possible Ice Cream Sandwich at CTIA

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Allow us a little inside baseball here. We normally don't post every event we're invited to at the usual trade shows. We'll be there, and you know we'll be there. But this one's a little different.

Behold the invitation to the Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 "Google Episode" at CTIA in San Diego. So, first, it's the "Google Episode." That's new. Second, they're going to stream it for everyone to see, live on Youtube. Normally such bandwidth is reserved for Google events. And this very much appears to be a Google event.

So we're going to figure we've got some Ice Cream Sandwich in our future in San Diego. Some Nexus Ice Cream Sandwich. Some Samsung Nexus Ice Cream Sandwich.

We'll see you there.


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Google Introduces New Service “Gmale” – By Invitation Only [Video]

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You gotta hand it to Google, they’re always on top of the latest innovations. Thankfully, they’ve created the perfect male. Introducing Gmale, the world’s perfect male. Unfortunately, the service is only available by invitation but if you need an invite, just send me your email. My Gmale should be arriving by Monday. Thanks, Google!


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