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TomTom’s Tele Atlas On Android

Tele Atlas, a Dutch Digital Map maker has signed a 5 year deal with Google which will see its maps been included in cellphones based on Android including other Google

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Will T-Mobile be the first to launch Android Mobile ?

Earlier, Gary Krakow from thestreet.com launched a controversy when he said that there wouldn’t be a Google’s android based mobile this year. He was totally wrong, according to HTC ‘s

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Gettin’ On The (Message) Bus, Part One

The message bus is a tried-and-true model in application development. Whether it is the humble Win32 message loop or full-fledged publish/subscribe message-oriented middleware solution, software components have long been publishing

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Google Should Have Made The gPhone

If you have spent time in the dating game, you know the harsh reality: it is usually better when you are being wooed by someone, than it is when you

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Google Going Canadian for CFO

The new Google CFO is a telco veteran. Newly appointed Patrick Pichette was Bell’s Canada CFO for two years. This is not surprising to see him picked with the recent

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Sony Ericsson and Android – Piecing Things Together or Just Throwing Darts?

Let’s have a little bit of fun today, shall we? I was inspired to put this together after reading something from The Motley Fool yesterday. Anders Bylund’s article (Popping the

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Google Android Test Center in Taiwan?

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs seems to have quite an interest in Google Android. The Department of Industrial Technology is trying to get Google to set up an Android certification

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34 Weeks of OHA: #23

Company Name: Samsung Electronics How the OHA site classifies them: Handset Manufacturer What the OHA site says about them: A leading innovator and provider of mobile phones and telecom systems.

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WIRED Article Details Android’s Long Term Goals

There’s an article in July’s issue of Wired that goes pretty in-depth with Google, Android, and all things related. It’s a nice big read along the lines of 5,000 words.

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For the Last Time, There is No Delay

Wow, I could spend the rest of my day putting out fires. It looks like every tech site and cellular blog on the internet is reporting on the “news” that

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HTC’s Android Dream

Most HTC and Android followers know the name “Dream” quite well. The device will be HTC’s first device based on Google’s Android OS and may very well be the first

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Slowing Android Down

The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that Google’s Android devices will surely be delayed to the fourth quarter of this year. They also said that the companies working on Android

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Handling Multiple Resource Sets, Part Two

In the last episode of “Building ‘Droids”, we covered how to handle a simple, one-criterion choice between two resource sets: whether we show English or Spanish strings. In that case,

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My First 48 Hours with the Samsung Instinct

I’ve had a chance to play with the device over the last two days and get a feel for the phone. Outside of my normal 40 hour work week and

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Handling Multiple Resource Sets, Part One

Welcome to the new “Building ‘Droids” section of AndroidGuys! This column looks at Android from the developer’s perspective, poking around dusty corners of the Android SDK, and showing how you

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