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TomTom for Android finally released with a catch

TomTom has finally brought its popular navigation service to Android users everywhere. Well, maybe not everywhere, as the app is only compatible with screen resolutions up to WVGA. SlashGear noticed that the app is not compatible with many of the newer devices such as the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7, Galaxy S III. For those who can use the app, it looks like it's pretty full of features. It has offline driving directions, 2D/3D maps, updated mapping for the life of the app, and voice guidance. These are the same features that users expect from a standalone GPS unit, so it's good to see them implemented into the mobile app. The app is currently available in North America, Europe, UK & Ireland, and other geographical versions. All maps are stored locally, so the app is massive. For example, the US and Canada version comes in at a whopping 2.3GB. Obviously, you will need some serious space to store it, but as long as you have it, you will be able to get directions even in places your device has no cellular signal. The app also comes with life traffic data, which is quite helpful for avoiding your problem areas on your commute. There is also multistop routing, so you can hit up your favorite burger joint on your way to your destination without getting lost. The app also supports TomTom's database of POIs. The app is on Google Play for $49.99 for the US and Canada version, £30.99 for for the UK app, and £49.99 for the full Europe maps. [gallery]

Droid Incredible blowing out for a Penny at Amazon

Amazon is blowing out their inventory of HTC Droid Incredible phones for .01 with a two year deal. The sale is obviously to make some room since, as we reported today, the Droid Incredible 2 will be hitting the portal on Thursday. Now sure, users looking for a new phone may not mind laying out $199 for the latest Incredible 2. But considering it's essentially using the same processor and comes with a $25 app credit from Amazon, how can you complain?

Lenovo Android ThinkTab leaked

Okay, it's not called that, it's called the Android ThinkPad Tablet. But don't you think ThinkTab is more catchy? Regardless of what it's called, details of the new Lenovo Honeycomb Tablet have been leaked. And Lenovo looks to be catching the Android, and leaving Windows behind.

Sprint Kyocera Echo Startup Sequence [EXCLUSIVE]

Whilst having another look at the Kyocera Echo at the Kyocera booth during CTIA 2011, we happened upon a unit that was switched off. Deciding to check to see if anything magical would happen if we switched the device on while filming, we hit the on button with our camera rolling. As it happens, it does indeed have a unique startup sequence, and now in this video you're going to get to see it! Apologies in advance for the undeniably horribly terribly screen full of fingermarks! Take it as a sign that a lot of people are pumped up about this phone.

Why Honeycomb will Work on Android Handsets as Well

Today there's some talk going around, some words being pushed that are re-stirring the sweet rumors that is Honeycomb supporting smartphones as well as tablets. Android 3.0 Honeycomb is a version of the OS created specifically to work well with larger devices, especially tablets. What's been discovered today is the fact that although Honeycomb will open in its default resolution of 1280x768 pixels in WXGA, changing the screen setting (in the emulator running the Honeycomb SDK released a couple days ago) to WVGA, a different shell user interface is launched, this one lacking basically everything on the homescreen with launcher crashing soon afterward.

Swype Beta Now Open to All (Limited Time)

For the next few days Swype will be opening up its beta app for anyone with an Android phone that registers. Swype offers a new way to enter text by swiping your finger from letter to letter to input text. This keyboard has been responsible for some amazing text entry speeds.

Samsung Galaxy Apollo is “Coming Soon”

Here’s another solid Android offering from Samsung, the M100s. this handset is available for South Korean Android fans. But it could make a global world tour similar to the Galaxy S. it recently popped up on Samsung's British site as the Galaxy Apollo.

HTC EVO 4G for Sprint Reviewed by All Things D

You know there's a new gadget hitting the market when all sorts of sites, all over the Internet, start releasing reviews. And, sure enough, the HTC EVO 4G is no exception. The legendary Walter Mossberg has had his hands on the 3G/WiMax handset for about a week now, and his review reflects his tests with the device in two different cities. However, while he does a good job of outlining why people would want the phone, he seems to focus on one thing, and one thing only: the battery.

Samsung Galaxy A Unboxed And Demoed on Video

The Samsung Galaxy A is a sexy device. It looks better on the video than it does in pictures. And it’s a pretty quick device even though its 1GHZ processor is under clocked to 768. It gets unboxed kind of fast but you get the point.
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