Five App Recap: Games

Welcome to the first of our planned series of Android software snapshot reviews.  Rather than going really in-depth with pros and cons for each title, we’re going to hit you with quick bursts of app recaps.  Starting today, we’re going to offer five instant reactions to some of ...

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Motorola Widget Contest Could Have Android Implications

Earlier this week, Motorola unveiled their new VE66 handset which will be the first MOTO offering to allow widget integration.  This opens the door to RSS feeds, stock tickers, sports scores, and more.  The 5-megapixel camera phone will also have a fully integrated music player, stereo ...

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Android Ported onto TI’s BeagleBoard

Ever heard of a BeagleBoard?  No?  That’s alright, most people haven’t.  Here’s a quick primer courtesy of the fine folks over at Wikipedia: The Beagle Board measures approximately 3″ by 3″ and has all the functionality of a basic computer. The OMAP3530 includes ...

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Sciphone’s G2 Stinks Something Aweful

We held off covering this handset this week as it just doesn’t seem worth it. There’s a handful of sites reporting that this device is the “next Android handset” like it’s lining up on the docks, ready to ship out. The truth is, if this thing is even legit, ...

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Sike! KTF Ain’t Working on No Android Devices

It’s been a matter of hours since we reported that founding Open Handset Alliance member NTT DoCoMo is working on an Android handset with KT Freetel (KTF).  We were expecting a device in 2009 for  20% less cost than current, run-of-the-mill smartphones.  The truth is, we can probably ...

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NTT DoCoMo Developing Android Handset for Next Year

Japan’s top wireless provider, NTT DoCoMo Inc. is working with partner KTF Co (South Korea) to develop a smartphone using Google’s Android software.  According to  the Nikkei business daily, it’s slated to happen next year. NTT DoCoMo is a founding member of the Open Handset ...

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HTC Shifts to fast gears with its MAX 4G

HTC has announced the world’s first ever 4G mobile device. HTC has successfully incorporated the features of WiMAX in to the MAX 4G, a device which is said to be a Touch HD look alike. This makes Windows Mobile 6.1 the first mobile OS to be running on the 4G.  What does that mean for... ...

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Enabling the Ecosystem: Mogees, Part Two

This post, following yesterday’s Part One, continues our interview with David Li, CEO and co-founder of Mogees. AG: Does Mogees’ SDK come with anything to help users understand what they have and have not paid for in a certain app, or across all Mogees apps on their device? DL: The ...

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G1 Can Handle Multi-Touch Afterall?

Show an iPhone user the Android browser on your G1 and they’re likely to point out one thing rather quickly. “Hey, my iPhone does multi-touch, yo.  Why can’t your Android?“  Long out as a difference in design, the Apple counterpart was able to brag about this simple ...

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Phoload Announces Android Support

Phoload, a site dedicated to showcasing free-to-download mobile games and apps that have been uploaded directly to the site by mobile software developers has announced support for Android today. They are a new community website based on the idea that it should be simple, easy, and fun to ...

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Enabling the Ecosystem: Mogees, Part One

Learn more about Mogees, a way to get paid for your Android applications, in an Enabling the Ecosystem interview in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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No Signs of Voice-Based Search or Gmail SMS Apps

It has been two weeks since Google pulled up its SMS service for GMail, right before it was being shipped off to the GLabs with a vow to launch it in two weeks. As of tonight, there are still no signs of it yet. And now, the voice based search app for the iPhone which... Read More

Android Apps of the Week: 01

Weekly series of reviews from AndroidGuys and AndroidApps! See who gets our picks for best game, best app, and who needs a little help.

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Google Launches its Voice-Based Search on iPhone, G1 Must Wait

Google has done it again! They’ve launched a voice based search for the iPhone and the free app is rumoured to be available on the App store, at least some time soon.  Maybe today.   The engineers at Google have added the voice recognition technology to their search algorithm, ...

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PhoneFusion to Bring Visual VoiceMail to G1, Android

At some point in the 4th quarter of 2008, G1 and other Android users will be able to see their voicemail as opposed to only hearing it.  One of the coolest features to come packaged with the iPhone is the ability to pick the order in which you listen to your messages.  Like many other... Read More