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ITV player for Android released, battles BBC iPlayer for streaming crownThere’s a new catch-up TV service in town for Android users. ITV player for Android is now live in the Android Market, offering unlimited access to seven days worth of past programming from the network’s four channels.

Unfortunately, just like the BBC iPlayer app, ITV player does not offer live streaming. In order to use the app you’ll need to be running Android 2.2 Froyo or higher, Adobe Air 2.6 or higher and be connected to a Wi-Fi network.

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Evo 2: Five ways an Android console can take on the Wii HDAs the successor to the Evo Smart Console, the upcoming Evo 2 looks to bring Android 2.2 and loads of HD content to your living room. Nvidia graphics, built-in WiFi, and the ability to sync with your Android smartphone or tablet are just the tip of the iceberg for this Android console. With the Nintendo Wii HD expected to be unveiled at E3 next month, the Evo 2 might just give the gaming console a run for its money.

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Tesco Extra, Romford helps navigate your shopping list with new Android ‘Sat-nav’ appWouldn’t you like to know exactly where every item in your shopping list is located before stepping inside a store? A prototype system installed at Tesco Extra, Romford in north-east London is looking to do just that and they need your help. If you have an Android 2.2+ smartphone and live or work near Tesco Extra, Romford, this app is for you.

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NEC LifeTouch W dual-screen Android tablet pays homage to Kyocera Echo, lands next monthThe Kyocera Echo became the world’s first dual-screen Android smartphone this year when it was released on Sprint’s Now Network. Today, NEC is looking to bring the dual-screen madness to Android tablets with its LifeTouch W. Running Android 2.2, the LifeTouch W boasts two 7-inch SVGA resistive touchscreen displays for a combined resolution of 1600 x 1400.

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Android TV set top box delivers Android 2.2 Froyo to your HDTV Somewhere in a dark corner Google TV is struggling to come to grips with the idea Geniatech, a Shenzhen-based electronics company, could deliver Android apps on your big screen first. The Android TV set top box is exactly what the name implies. It’s an Android 2.2 Froyo powered box which, when connected to your HDTV, delivers up all the tasty apps you could imagine.

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LG Optimus Big becomes the new Android powerhouse, 1GHz dual-core CPU and 4.3-inch display confirmedLG is showing some love to its home turf. The new LG Optimus Big will debut in Korea tomorrow and with it comes a feature set to rival the best HTC and Samsung have to offer. Without dishing all the dirt, let’s just say there’s something for everyone to love in the Optimus Big.

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Brilliant! Windows Phone 7 tethering support has been confirmed by Brandon Watson, Microsoft’s Director for Windows Phone 7. He revealed the feature in a discussion on the Windows Weekly Podcast (hop to 1:05 in to catch it). Windows Phone 7 tethering will be built in from launch but as with iPhone 4 tethering and Android Froyo tethering whether you can use it depends on your carrier. With five UK Windows Phone 7 carriers to choose from, one of them is sure to offer up a good deal, right?

Due October | £TBC | Windows Phone 7 (via Windows Weekly)

Our HTC Desire HD exclusive the other day was bang on. Another shot of the HTC Desire HD has popped up on a German retailer’s website, confirming that the hardware we spied in that Amazon email was the real deal. The only slight fly in the ointment is that this HTC Desire HD shot shows a Windows Mobile 6.5 UI slapped on top. Fear not though, we can explain…

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