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Google announces offline mode for Google Maps on Android

Google announced today that their Maps app would now offer offline maps. The idea behind the functionality is that once you download the map of the area you are going to be in, you can open that map remotely without using data. As your smartphone is equipped with GPS, you can still use the directions

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Microsoft Office Coming to Android?

Microsoft looks like it is capitalizing on the popularity of tablets, and is looking to bring the full Microsoft Office experience to both Android and iOS. The rumor is suggesting that we will see the launch of both at the same time, November 2012, and that on Android it will be available for all the

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Android apps can access user information without permission?

Various reports yesterday including a story on CNETindicate that there are security flaws within the Android Operating System (both ICS and Gingerbread were tested) that can allow apps to access personal information on the device memory and send it without the smartphone user ever being aware. A member of the Leviathan Security Group, Paul Brodeur,

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Instagram to hit over 50 million users thanks to Android launch, being bought by Facebook

It really is not easy to go a whole day without mentioning Instagram at this point. The photo sharing social networking app, which recently launched for Android, is approaching (may even have passed now) the 50 million registered user mark. Based on this, the king of social networking, Facebook, is purchasing Instagram for a cool

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Amazon Appstore now supports In-App purchases

The Amazon Appstore took a giant step towards closing the gap with Google Play (Android Market) by announcing today that app developers can use Amazon 1-Click purchasing in their apps. The Amazon Appstore has continued to gain traction as an alternative to Google’s app store, and with the launch of the Kindle Fire last year

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Google Play Apps in Review – March 24th to March 30th, 2012

Google play (if we refer to it as Android Market excuse us, some habits die hard) saw some fans favorites top the ‘New Free Apps’ list this week, with the top 5 consisting of: 1) Angry Birds Space 2) Temple Run 3) Six-Guns 4) Scramble With Friends Free 5) Bartender The Right Mix No real

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Instagram FINALLY making it to Android Devices

With over 25 million users, no one can question that Instagram is yet another social media success story. If we assume for a minute that you or one of your friends does not use the app, it is a pretty simple concept. Instagram allows you to take pictures on your iPhone with various different visual

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