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You might have noticed some slight changes to the look and layout of AndroidGuys.  In fact, you might notice that we’ve changed the site a little bit every week for almost the entire time we’ve been around.  Sometimes it’s very subtle stuff, others are more apparent. These ...

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Alleged G2 Phone Less Clunky Than G1, Touch Only

If you stopped by any mobile tech sites yesterday, chances are that you came across an article regarding the leak of HTC’s 2009 lineup.  At first, we only noticed the bright pink Hero Android handset as being a rumored handset for Android later this year. After reading a few other sites ...

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Is HTC’s Next Android Handset a Palm Pre Killer?

Boy that didn’t take long. Coming right out of last week’s CES show, everybody was talking about how wonderful Palm’s new device, and OS is. There was an awful lot of pressure on the company to come out with something innovative as they risk heading the way of the dodo bird. ...

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Moto Handset Division Could Trim by Half as Early as This Week

Some grim news out of the Motorola camp this weekend as PhoneScoop shares a few details about the hurting handset maker.  Not only will they be pulling out of CTIA Wireless this year, but they’re also scaling back on the number of smart phones they plan to release in 2009, with around a ...

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Koolu’s Freerunner Running Cupcake

The boys at Engadget Mobile were able to get their hands on the Freerunner that’s being offered by Koolu.  There’s a picture gallery with eight photos to browse through.  The interesting thing to us is that they said the Freerunner they played with had the Cupcake version of ...

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Getting More Elbow Room

While the T-Mobile G1’s 320×480 screen is a luxury to those who developed apps for less-spacious screens, it always seems like you could use just a bit more room. Here are two tricks for clearing off some Android-supplied UI elements, so your activities can take up more space. First ...

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AndroidGuys Quoted in CNN Article

There’s an article up on CNN today called “Google vs. Apple: The battle to rule mobile applications” and it features insight from various bloggers and techies as they weigh in on the two mobile platforms.  Cherise Fong’s piece gets both sides of the argument fairly and ...

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Google Trying to Clean up Comment Problems in Android Market

If you are a G1 owner and have ever downloaded something from the Android Market, chances are you have seen the ugly side of Android people.  I’m talking about the comments. This is especially true in cases of new apps that just recently showed up.  People have been leaving crass, ...

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Chipsets with Android at CES

Ask a typical person what kind of chipset is in their mobile handset and you’re likely to get a blank stare in return.  Most people are not aware of what all goes into the hardware side of phones and assume that one company produces and assembles the parts. Take for instance the T-Mobile ...

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Android Gets Skype App Before Apple Does

Here’s one we didn’t see coming.  Starting today, G1 and other Android users will be able to download Skype Lite from the Android Market.  The official app allows for voice calling to other mobile handsets or desktops running Skype. We would have bet money on the iPhone seeing ...

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FlyCast Goes Crazy with New Features and Updates, Adding Android Support Along the Way

I’ve always been a Windows Mobile guy up until I official became an AndroidGuy so I’ve not been privy to many of the cooler apps that have availed themselves these last few months. One of the apps I was hoping to see come to Android has in fact done so. I’m talking here about ...

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Immersion Powers Touch Feedback for Android Mobile Phone Platform (PRESS RELEASE)

Handset Makers and Content Developers Can Easily Add Haptics to Deliver Superior Mobile User Experiences SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan 08, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR), the leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology announces its industry-leading ...

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CES Android Goodies #2:NIMble

You know you’re gonna get something that looks special when it’s designed by the Product Design Lead from the first iPhone.  That’s exactly what happened here with Touch Revolution‘s NIMble. Conceived as a desk phone with a 7″ touch screen, this device sports a ...

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CES Android Goodies #1: GiiNii Movit Mini

Here come the iPod Touch comparisons.  Engadget got their hands on the Movit Mini WiFi tablet from GiiNii, which just happens to run Android.  The device features a 4.3″ screen, running at 480 x 272 resolution, Bluetooth, a front side camera, and a soft keyboard.  Also on board, a ...

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T-Mobile: Looking For A Few Good Coders…And More!

T-Mobile is building up a substantial team of Android developers, architects, and QA engineers to help propel the T-Mobile G1 and tackle the cutting edge of tomorrow’s coolest products and services. So, if you have mobile industry engineering experience and want to get in on the ground ...

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