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Why Even Jay-Z Can’t Make Samsung Cool For Long

jzIn the ongoing smartphone culture wars, Samsung spent a reported $5 million engaging the latest song stylings of Jay-Z as an exclusive for Galaxy owners.

Owners of that phone contended for a million copies of the impressively-titled album “Magna Carta Holy Grail”  launched July 4 in a special app, three days before the rest of us can get it in iTunes. Media saw the promotion as a tactical move by Samsung to gain position on the music front over Apple.

The cachet lasted about as long as a cheap sparkler: there are thousands of torrents of the album available.

As one of the guys who decided to spread the work of Beyoncé’s husband up for everyone put it: “I should clarify it was available to the first million (I think…) Samsung Galaxy owners to chime in with an app for the album. My wife got it but I’m not rocking a Samsung :/”

ThrowMeApp Sacrifices An Android Handset To Save Your Precious iPhone

ThrowMeApp is a camera app which will magically turn your Android phone into something useful. The idea is that you keep your precious iPhone safe in your pocket and then toss your Android phone into the air as high as it will go.

The app then takes over, firing the shutter automatically and snapping an aerial shot of you. neat, right?

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Today At Cult Of Android: Google Announces Q4 Earnings, Virgin Mobile USA To Start Throttling Data, And More…

Today At Cult Of Android: Google Announces Q4 Earnings, Virgin Mobile USA To Start Throttling Data, And More…

Android may not be every Mac user’s cup of tea, but it’s the biggest mobile operating system in the world, and it’s important to know what’s going on with Android — what it’s doing right, and what it’s doing wrong. Here’s the best stories that hit today over at our sister site, Cult of Android.

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Today At Cult Of Android: Android 4.0 Rolls Out To All WiFi Motorola XOOMs, Sony To Release 11 Additional Handsets This Year, And More…

Today At Cult Of Android: Android 4.0 Rolls Out To All WiFi Motorola XOOMs, Sony To Release 11 Additional Handsets This Year, And More…

Android may not be every Mac user’s cup of tea, but it’s the biggest mobile operating system in the world, and it’s important to know what’s going on with Android — what it’s doing right, and what it’s doing wrong. Here’s the best stories that hit today over at our sister site, Cult of Android.

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Today At Cult Of Android: Verizon Believes A 16GB SD Card Is Worth $100, HTC Confirms Sprint Phasing Out Carrier IQ, And More…

Today At Cult Of Android: Verizon Believes A 16GB SD Card Is Worth $100, HTC Confirms Sprint Phasing Out Carrier IQ, And More…
Android may not be every Mac user’s cup of tea, but it’s the biggest mobile operating system in the world, and it’s important to know what’s going on with Android — what it’s doing right, and what it’s doing wrong. Here’s the best stories that hit today over at our sister site, Cult of Android.

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Today At Cult Of Android: Ruling Determines Motorola Doesn’t Violate Apple’s Patents, HTC EVO 3D Update Removes Carrier IQ, And More…

Today At Cult Of Android: Ruling Determines Motorola Doesn’t Violate Apple’s Patents, HTC EVO 3D Update Removes Carrier IQ, And More…
Android may not be every Mac user’s cup of tea, but it’s the biggest mobile operating system in the world, and it’s important to know what’s going on with Android — what it’s doing right, and what it’s doing wrong. Here’s the best stories that hit today over at our sister site, Cult of Android.

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Today At Cult Of Android: Motorola XOOM To Get Ice Cream Sandwich, MADDEN NFL 12 $.99 In The Android Market, And More…

Today At Cult Of Android: Motorola XOOM To Get Ice Cream Sandwich, MADDEN NFL 12 $.99 In The Android Market, And More…
What’s this? Android news on Cult of Mac? Who cares? Maybe you don’t, maybe you do. Point is: these are a few of the popular topics going on in the Android world today. Maybe you’d like to know what the competition is up to, or perhaps your aunt received a Kindle Fire she needs to update. Regardless of the reason, having a resource such as Cult of Android allows you to learn more about what’s going on with the competition. You know what they say: the best way to beat the enemy is to know which way they’re moving!

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Today At Cult Of Android: Google Introduces Android Design, Global Roaming On The DROID 4 And LG Spectrum, And More…

Today At Cult Of Android: Google Introduces Android Design, Global Roaming On The DROID 4 And LG Spectrum, And More…
What’s this? Android news on Cult of Mac? Who cares? Maybe you don’t, maybe you do. Point is: these are a few of the popular topics going on in the Android world today. Maybe you’d like to know what the competition is up to, or perhaps your aunt received a Kindle Fire she needs to update. Regardless of the reason, having a resource such as Cult of Android allows you to learn more about what’s going on with the competition. You know what they say: the best way to beat the enemy is to know which way they’re moving!/em>

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Today At Cult Of Android: Sony Introduces Smart Extras For Android, OnLive Viewer Comes To Google TV, And More…

Today At Cult Of Android: Sony Introduces Smart Extras For Android, OnLive Viewer Comes To Google TV, And More…
What’s this? Android news on Cult of Mac?! Who the hell cares?! Maybe you don’t, maybe you do. Point is: these are a few of the popular topics going on in the Android world today. Maybe you’d like to know what the competition is up to, or perhaps your aunt received a Kindle Fire she needs to update. Regardless of the reason, having a resource such as Cult of Android allows you to learn more about what’s going on in the ecosystem powered by the world’s leading mobile OS.

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Today At Cult Of Android: Google Provides Indoor Maps For CES, VIZIO Stream Player, And More…

Today At Cult Of Android: Google Provides Indoor Maps For CES, VIZIO Stream Player, And More…
With CES in full effect, it’s been an extremely busy couple of days for Android. In fact, I was so absorbed in CES news, I forgot to post yesterday’s Android roundup (I bet you thought it was going to go away). Good news is we’re still here, and for anyone interested in what has been going on in the world of Android, we encourage you to head over to Cult of Android. Here’s a recap of some of the news-making headlines today.

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