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Will Sprint Nextel Turn Korean ?

There is another recent rumor spreading across the web about Sprint being ripe for a buyout or merger. It’s not so much of a new rumor, more like the revisiting

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34 Weeks of OHA: #25

Company Name: SkyPop How the OHA site classifies them: Software Company What the OHA site says about them: Next generation services for mobile devices. What they do: Back in college

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Fancy ListViews, Part One

The classic Android ListView is a plain list of text — solid but uninspiring. This is the first in a series of posts where we will see how to create

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Google Working on “Branded Mobile Phone” After All? [UPDATE]

Call this one “The Rumor That Wouldn’t Die”. It seems like every few weeks a new rumor sprouts up regarding Google and an actual gPhone. We’re pretty skeptical folks here

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He’s Going to be in Trouble

Jean-Baptiste Queru, a member of the Google Android Team, starts out a post in a July 11th posting on Google Groups with “I’m going to get into trouble for this

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What is Google Lively and Why Does it Matter?

This week saw yet another Google product hit the virtual streets. This one, Lively, is one of those 20 per cent time projects. You know, the pet projects that Google

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Have a Mobile Trick You Want to Share? Put it on YouTube

Google Mobile launched a dedicated channel on YouTube last month called Mobile Tricks. It’s for all of you guys and gals out there who have something fun, cool, or funny

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Inflation is a Good Thing

Before diving into the topic of creating fancy lists in Android, we need to take a short detour into some background material. If you have written activities for Android, you

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34 Weeks of OHA: #24

Company Name: SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc. How the OHA site classifies them: Semiconductor Company What the OHA site says about them: SiRF is the leading provider of GPS enabled location

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T-Mobile 3G Network Ramping up to Coincide with Dream Release?

There’s a rumor running around the blogosphere that T-Mobile is fast at work on the 3G network for major rollout in the 4th quarter. We’re talking about cities and markets

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Google’s Conflicts of Interest

As Google gets bigger and bigger, and expanding their reach into different service areas, they are running the risk of conflict of interest. As it has been said before, Eric

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Install Android On Your Nokia N810 Tablet

Back in April 08, we told you guys about the first installations of Android on the Nokia N810 Internet tablet. The steps to get it done did seem a little

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Google Talk for iPhone Shows Apple SDK Restrictions

A few days ago, Google released the official Google Talk app for the iPhone and it’s not exactly what you would expect. The problem I found with it was that

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Gettin’ On The (Message) Bus, Part Two

In our last episode, we discussed how the Android Intent systems functions, in effect, like a message bus, and how one can set up an IntentReceiver to serve as a

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Sprint Samsung Instinct Sold Out In 1st Week, You Can Win 10 Grand Too

Most of us believed the potential was there for the Instinct to come away as a worthy phone, capable of selling well. Not many of us would have guessed that