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Video of Android Running on the QIGI

First reported last week, the QIGI handset is set to launch with TechFaith Wireless in the coming weeks/months.  Today we’ve stumbled across a video of said device running Android that

App Reviews

“Pocket Auctions for eBay” is Loaded with Features

I downloaded Bonfire Media‘s “Pocket Auctions for eBay” night and instantly fell in love with it.  Upon opening it up, I’m greeted with options like Deals, My eBay, and Scan. 

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Google Offering Truly Unlocked G1’s to Developers

Attention aspiring Android developers based in countries like the United States, UK, Germany, Japan, India, Canada, France, Taiwan, and around ten others.  You can now get a completely unlocked G1

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Tabs With Intents

See how to embed activities inside of tabs in an Android TabView, in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

Accessory Reviews

Product Review: Arkon Weighted “Friction Style” Dash Mount & Holder

We were admittedly a little skeptical to try out a weighted dash mount for our G1.  The last thing we wanted was for our handset to go sliding off the

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Adding Another 2 Million Songs, Shazam Grows Database by 30%

One of favorite Android apps to show off is Shazam.  We love to break the G1 out and demo some of the cool stuff it can do and this is

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Hop-On to Debut Casino Wagering for Android at CES

Gonna be in Las Vegas for CES?  Swing by the Hop-On setup and check out their “Casino Wagering” Software.  For under $200, Hop-On will offer you an Android handset running

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Kogan’s Agora Officially Becomes Australia’s First, World’s Second Android Handset

Making good on the rumors from a few weeks ago, Kogan has officially announced the first Android handsets to be released in Australia.  Two models of the handset called the

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HTC Acquires One & Co. to Help Design Handsets

San Francisco-based One & Co. has been purchased by G1 makers HTC.  If you’ve never heard of the name One & Co., perhaps you know their work.  The HTC Touch

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Constant Pinging Racks up $102.85 in Roaming Charges for G1 User

Here’s an interesting story that arrived in our inbox today. One of our readers, James, decided to take a trip to the UK for almost two weeks and took his

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Make Your Own AnyCut Shortcuts (Part 1 of 3)

Don’t let the cute little house icon fool you.  AnyCut is pure utility and, like a lot of the V1.0’s in the marketplace, this one is pure Android.  It takes

App Reviews

Five App Recap: Lifestyle

Welcome to the second edition of our Android software snapshot reviews.  As we did before with the games, we’re providing quick, one paragraph reviews of Android applications we find from

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G1 for $125? You Wish

You almost had to be ready for this one in advance if you wanted to take advantage of it.  American Express’ “My Wishlist” site was offering a T-Mobile G1 for

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Techfaith Wireless and QIGI Launch China’s First Android Handset

China’s TechFaith Wireless and QIGI, a Smartphone brand in China has announced today that the i6-Goal will be the first Android-powered phone in China. The handset runs with a 624MHz

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Colorware Lets You Choose Your G1 Identity

Good news for those G1 fans who have already tired of their black, copper, and white handsets.  Colorware has finally gone and colorized the first Android handset. At first it