Truphone Anywhere Launches On Android G1 (PRESS RELEASE)

LONDON–Jan. 21, 2009—Truphone today announced the immediate free availability of its Truphone Anywhere application for Android™-enabled mobile handsets, including the recently released G1 phone. The application is available now as a download on the Android Market in the U.K. and the U.S. ...

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Huawei: Stop and See Our Android Phone at MWC09!

The first company to officially say they’ll be showing an Android mobile handset at Mobile World Congress 2009 is Huawei.  As one of the most recent hardware manufacturers to join the Open Handset Alliance, we were left to guess what they would bring to the consortia.  We soon found out ...

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First Leaked Photos of Real G2 Arrive

Looking very much like the leaked Sapphire handset in last week’s HTC ’09 lineup, the first spyshots of the T-Mobile G2 have arrived.  If the few pictures are any indication as to what we’re going to get, then expect a thinner, shinier, touch only version. The trackball looks ...

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Top Android Director Leaves for Coupons Inc.

One of the original software engineers for the Android platform has left the Google team for Coupons Inc.,  a company who designs software for creation, distribution and tracking of coupons.  Steven Horowitz was part of the Android staff from way back, having been recruited by Andy Rubin in ...

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T-Mobile Netherlands Ramps up for Android, G1

The G1 world tour continues.  Folks in the Netherlands will be able to pre-order the T-Mobile G1starting tomorrow at over 80 T-Mobile shops scattered about the country.  With a deposit of 50 euros (roughly $65 US dollars) consumers can get in the first-come, first-serve line.  The G1 is ...

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Android Market to Offer Geo-Targeting in Coming Weeks

Registered Android Market developers are seeing an email being sent out regarding location targeting for apps in the next few weeks.  If you want to specify which countries have access to your applications, you’ll be able to do so through the publisher website. Hello, I’m writing to ...

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Cellhut Carries G1, Pledges Full Android Support

Cellhut, a popular place for picking up unlocked handsets since 1996, has committed to carrying to carrying Android handsets. After carrying Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, Apple and more, they’ve decided to offer mobile devices running the fledgling OS. They are currently offering the ...

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In Other AndroidGuys News 2009-01-16

Apple certainly keeps setting the bar higher. 500 million downloads for iPhone already. “Inconceivable!” – Princess Bride #    

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HTC and Tegra to Get Cozy in 2009?

A few members of the Open Handset Alliance might be getting a bit closer this year.  According to wmpoweruser.com, HTC might be moving forward with the Tegra chipset from NVIDIA this year to help in their high- end handsets. After working with another OHA player, Qualcomm, for some time now, ...

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ABORT! Agora Pro Gets Pulled at Last Minute

Gosh darnit Kogan!  We were this close to seeing your handset hit the market in the next weeks and then you had to go and do this!  The Agora Pro has been indefinitely delayed. The Agora (Pro) has got a last minute yank from the assembly lines so that it can be redesigned to ensure... Read More

AG Twitter Updates for 2009-01-15

Google is killing off 6 of their services, including Notebook. And I was just begging for that on Android too. Booo. # Zeman makes a few good points as to what Motorola needs to do to make it through the storm. http://tinyurl.com/7rxe4k # If I were T-Mobile or HTC I’d be pissed at some ...

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Make it All Opt-in and Stop Worrying So Much

The Center for Digital Democracy sure thinks that Google is up to no good with Android. Because a specific business model has not been defined by Google yet, they are playing the assumption game. They are assuming that Google plans to make Android the tool for which they start rolling out ...

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AG Twitter Updates for 2009-01-14

The Dell rumors won’t die down. Will they or won’t they offer Android as the OS? Maybe we’ll find out in the coming weeks. # T-Mobile says goodbye to Barkley. Can’t say we’re surprised. Wonder what TNT plans to do? # Clarification: Motorola will be at CTIA. Booth ...

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Dream G2 Shows “Android” with Graffiti Text, Stylus Support (VIDEO)

We happened across a video this evening which shows the Dream G2 phone. You know, the one coming from China… The one that looks like it would end up more fantasy or nightmare. Well it looks like it’s a little more tangible than we expected. Watch this 7 minute video and check out ...

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8 Android Apps I Want From Google

If anybody knows Android, it’s the Google team. And if anyone is capable of putting out an app that takes advantage of the platform, it’s the Mountain View guys. After recently releasing a pair of great applications in Scoreboard and Picasa, I started to think about some other ...

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