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Android Poised to Immediately Grab 4% of US Market?

The Android invasion has not yet begun but analysts are already speculating on how big of a market share the platform will garner.  Word on the streets is that 4%

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Android is Your Buddy

Android is not just about a phone. They are going to turn it into the heart of mobile computing and mobile living like never seen before. Why do you think it is called Android?

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Will Sony Ericsson Release Xperia With Android?

Will Sony Ericsson turn to Android for their next Xperia handset?

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The Tides are Turning as Developers Leave Apple for Android

A half of a year is all it took for some to see that Apple’s way of doing things is not always superior to that of others. Will developer unrest end up being the cause for some of Android’s best applications?

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Beyond the G1: What’s Next for Android?

What happens in the land of Android after next week’s announcements? What’s further down the road for our new favorite operating system?

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Op-Ed: We Have Met Android, And It Is Us

Device users don’t buy “openness” – they buy benefits that they personally realize. And to that extent, Android will succeed or fail based on our efforts as developers. If openness is Android’s strength, it is up to us to make that meaningful to ordinary people.

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New Android Demo from London Event

An unexpected showing gives developers a sneak peak at the almost ready platform. From all indications, the handset used looks to be exactly what most are expecting this next few weeks.

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HTC Touch HD Has Me Dreaming of Better Things to Come

HTC has me more excited than ever as their most recent handset gives a glimpse into the future. I can’t help but start dreaming all over again.

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Maps, ItemizedOverlay, and You!

Learn how to create interactive maps using the ItemizedOverlay class from the Android 0.9 SDK in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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We Made the NY Times!

Many of you Android enthusiasts might already be aware of this.  If you subscribe to the same bookmarks and RSS feeds, you probably saw that last Friday your favorite Android

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Chrome Likely to Find its Way to Android Phones

This comes at no surprise to us, but Google co-founder Sergey Brin spoke at Chrome’s launch event about a mobile version of Chrome for Android “Probably a subsequent version of

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Android Photostream Sample Application

The Android Developers Blog has just announced a new sample application called Photostream that will be added to the apps-for-android project that Google has going on. According to Romain Guy,

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Chrome and Android Have Google’s Head in the Clouds

This time last year, the tech community was all abuzz with the rumors that Google was ready to put out a phone of their own.  Nicknamed the gPhone, many expected

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Layout Problems Redux: Hierarchy Viewer

In the previous Building ‘Droids post, we went through an exercise of figuring out what was going wrong with a RelativeLayout used as rows in a ListView. This exercise used

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WiMAX is Coming

We’ve been all over the unconfirmed Android news lately and inadvertently, we’ve pushed our other stuff aside.  Longtime AndroidGuys readers will recall that we cover all the major members of