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Google Translate Android App Gets Cleaner, More Languages

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The Android app for Google Translate has now been updated to be prettier, easier to use and more robust. The new user interface is a lot cleaner and more straightforward compared to the old design

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Google Chromecast Adds Support for HBO Go Too

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If you've got yourself a Google Chromecast, you can now enjoy HBO Go content streamed via the app for iOS and Android devices. This opens up a whole extra world of entertainment for fans of HBO content

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Camera Awesome App Lands on Select Android Devices

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Camera Awesome is one of those awesome apps that has been, up until this time, an exclusive to iOS devices. That has now changed, because the Camera Awesome app has finally been ported over to Google Android.

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Google WiFi Passport App Automatically Connects to Hotspot Service

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Have you ever had the experience where you come across a public Wi-Fi hotspot, you go through the splash page to accept the terms and enter your login information, and then you arrive at a related hotspot later on and have to go through the same song and dance again?

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Grooveshark Is Back to Play Store for Google Android

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Apparently, that's what Grooveshark did, because after some absense from the Google Play Store, the Grooveshark app is now back for your Android downloading pleasure.

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The Verge Launches Mobile App for iOS and Android

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Do you enjoy following Joshua Topolsky and the rest of his team as they make their adventures through the world of gadgets of tech? Now it's easier for you to do it on the go

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IBM Developing Augmented Reality Shopping Assistant

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When you take out your smartphone or tablet and launch the yet unnamed IBM shopping assistant app, it uses the camera to recognize the different products on the shelf. Then, the app will "instantly display recommendations and offers based on their specific preferences."

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Devs Can Finally Reply to App Reviews in Google Play Store

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You've developed what you believe to be a groundbreaking Android app, only to have it slammed by some unfair user reviews. Google is now allowing devs to reply to these comments in the Google Play Store.

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Manage Your Smartphone on Your Desktop with Phonedeck

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Ever wondered how many minutes you spend talking to one specific person? Or perhaps you want to continue an TXT message from your laptop? The new Phonedeck smartphone-management solution will do that and more.

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Remote Control Your PC YouTube Experience with Clik iPhone/Android App

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I'm not entirely sure just how useful this could be, but I guess some people must want it. The idea behind Clik for iOS and Android is that you can browse for YouTube videos on your phone and have them sent directly to the web browser on your computer.

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Swann’s iPhone-Controlled Mini RC Helicopters Now Shipping (Video)

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I know what you're thinking. This is going after much the same market as the Parrot AR Drone and that's probably true, except these aren't quadrocopters; they just have the two stacked rotors. There's apparently three different versions of the RC helis, two of which come with onboard cameras for recording both stills and videos.

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Dropbox Handing Out 5GB Storage with Android Beta App

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I really like my Dropbox. It's just so convenient having my files sync'd up to the cloud. It's great to have a public folder for sharing larger files with friends and colleagues too. Now, the Dropbox Android app has been updated to a new beta version and guess what? They'll give you 5GB free for trying.

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Newest Google Docs for Android App Finally Adds Offline Access

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For better or for worse, Google controls a fairly significant part of my online life. And I want access to that online life even when I'm not plugged into the matrix. And that's why it's good to hear that the Google Docs for Android app is now bringing offline access into the picture.

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Siri Meet Evi, The Voice Assistant For Android And iOS

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It looks like Siri now has a sister. A sister that is smarter, faster, and more resourceful. A sister that is more social too, playing friendly with both Android and iOS people. The sister's name is Evi and this cross-platform voice assistant looks to be a serious challenger to Siri.

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Sprout Social for Android Review

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Sprout Social has been around as a web-based desktop client for some time and they've also offered an iOS app for a while. Now, they've updated the Android application to let you better "manage your social media on the go."

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