Three Months In, Android Has 5% of US Smartphone Market Share

According to recent figures released by AdMob Mobile Metrics, Android has grabbed 5% of the US smart phone market.  This is up from 3% in January.  Not too shabby for a clunky device, is it? Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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AlchemySnap: OCR & Photo Search for Android Handsets

We just received a tip from the makers of a forthcoming app called AlchemySnap.  With not much more than a paragraph and a 2-minute video to go by, we’re already extremely excited about the prospects of this app. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Palringo Launches its Multi-Service IM Application on Android Market

Another cool app has arrived in the Android Market in the form of  Palringo.  This application ties together many of the popular messaging and social networking services such as Google Talk, MSN, Facebook, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, iChat, and more. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click ...

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Ask Not What Android Can Do For You…

In a sea of "desired features, improvements, and upgrades you would desire to see in a future Android release", we have lots of people asking what Android can do for them. What we need are more people asking what they can do for Android.

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App Review: Google Finance

Even though I’ve lost a good sum of money in the stocks I still like to know how they’re doing. Especially when to get back in with the money I’ve been keeping in my mattress. This is where Google Finance comes in to play. It allows you track your Google Finance portfolios as they bear ...

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Acer’s “A1″ to Arrive in Fall

You gotta love rumors that come across like “This comes from a guy, who knows a guy…“  Such is the case with the Acer Android-based handset rumor. This one comes via TalkAndroid who found it in the The Philippine Business Mirror.   An unknown source within Taiwan-based Acer ...

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NitroDesk Releases TouchDown with Push Email Support in the Android Market

NitroDesk Inc. announced that they have released the next generation of their TouchDown product as a priced application in the Android Market. The new version adds Push Email support for Exchange servers as well as support for PIN based security and Remote Wipe of Exchange data. SAMMAMISH, WA ...

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Piecing Together Android Handset Rumors

We got an email from a reader yesterday, directing us to a post made originally on the TmoNews Forums*.  It’s from a guy who purports that he may or may not be working with with an HTC Whitestone device running Android.  He also claims to have recorded a 9 minute video clip of  said ...

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Android Around the World: Italy Gets G1

Next stop on the G1 world tour – Italy!  Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) is the latest carrier to offer the Android handset commonly referred to as the G1.  Since that name belongs to T-Mobile, they took a cue from HTC’s code name for the device and called it something you might be ...

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Preliminary News on ADC II

The first Android Developer Competition (ADC) was running a year ago. Get an initial glimpse into the second ADC in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Podcast 004 – Interview with 1Cast

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Anthony Bontrager, CEO of 1Cast. I was able to snag him for a half hour and discuss the company, their app, and what the future holds for both.  If you are not familiar with 1Cast, I definitely suggest checking out their free app.  Available in the ...

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Samsung’s Omnia to Become an Entire Line of Phones, Include Android

For the time being, we need to file this under rumor.  A fun rumor, nonetheless. According to msmobiles, Samsung is not going to simply release one Omnia handset.  They have bigger plans for the design type.  Plans that include Android. It should come as no surprise that Samsung has some ...

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You Tell Us: What is it About Android That You Like Most?

We’re opening the Friday feedback up with a question that should get a whole gamut of answers.  Developers and fans alike can chime in with their opinions on this one, so we expect to see a wide variety of responses.  What is it about Android that you like the best? Leave your comments ...

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Rich Miner, Venture Capitalist?

If you’re familiar at all with the history of Android, you’ll recognize the name Rich Miner.  If you’re not, he’s one of the co-founders of Android, the company that was bought out by Google back in 2005.  He’s been there since the beginning and worn a few ...

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Tether Your G1 and Share That 3G Speed!

Alright, so admittedly, this article isn’t for everyone.  It’s for the select few out there with G1′s who live in a T-Mobile 3G market. Your day of harnessing that 3G speed to power your mobile computing has arrived!  Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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