Behold the Amazing Circle Zoom of the G2 Phone!

Did ya catch the circus announcer’s tone from the headline? Check out the following video from CNET, which shows some of the new features coming with the HTC Magic handset.  The rumored T-Mobile G2 phone has a sexier look to it than its predecessor, so why shouldn’t the software ...

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Even T-Mobile Thinks the Android Market Needs Better Filters

Cole Brodman, T-Mobile’s CTO, thinks the Android Market could use a little help on the filter and search side of things. Pointing to YouTube as an example of how things could (and should) be done, he stated, “Users have a hard time searching through that long tail.” Brodman ...

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App Review: Twidroid

Before downloading Twidroid I was a real twit who had never tweeted. Now, I’m updating friends and family constantly with pictures of what I had for lunch and thoughts of the day. Very important stuff.

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Android Around the World: China Mobile’s Dopod G2 Resembles a Certain Fruit Phone

Founding Open Handset Alliance member, China Mobile is inching closer to the release date of their first Android handset.  Expected to be called the Dopod G2, it has the HTC Magic form factor on the outside.  The inside? Well that’s a different story.

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Android Smart Phone App Generates and Scans QR Codes To Link Online Notes To Physical World

3banana launches QR Codes (Quick Response barcodes) for Android smart phone note taking app at Dow Jones Wireless Innovations 2009 Conference San Francisco–(March 17, 2009)–Presenting at the Dow Jones Wireless Innovations 2009 conference today, 3banana Inc. launched the first ...

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Grainy, Blurry First Image of Samsung’s First Android Handset?

It doesn’t get much grainier – or intriguing.  Folks are getting antsy to see what Samsung and other members of the Open Handset Alliance have up their sleeves in terms of Android handsets.  Today, we get to see (possibly) the first image of the Samsung phone.

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HTC: We’ll Ship “At Least Three” Android Phones This Year

While we wait on the rest of the Open Handset Alliance’s hardware makers to get off their butts and start putting out phones, HTC is moving full speed ahead with their lineup.

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App Review: a2b (VIDEO)

Join us today as John takes a look at a2b, by Froogloid.  John really likes the app , calling it very complete.  Judging by the video below, a2b responds very quickly and uses the built-in compass to help users find their way from one point to another.  Dropped on top of Google Maps, it ...

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Rhetorical Questions

I’ve been thinking a lot about Android lately.  Imagine that!  As I go back and look through some of the things that have happened over the last year, there are a lot of unanswered questions that come to mind. Here’s a handful of questions that I’ve been kicking around my ...

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1cast Says Cnbc, Wall Street Journal Digital Network, Reuters, Bloomberg, Afp Are Among First To Distribute News Content On New Online Platform

Up to the Minute Video News and Headlines From Global News Leaders Will Be Pushed to Viewers’ Screen of Choice – Smartphone or Desktop KIRKLAND, Wash., March, 17 2009 — 1Cast, the revolutionary broadcast platform that delivers up-to-the-minute news video to subscribers’ smartphones and ...

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Live Folder Demo for Android (VIDEO)

This is where the fun begins!  One of the new (and extremely cool) features of the Cupcake development branch is the Live Folders.  Better Android, the guys behind the recent Open Home desktop tweak, have released some video of what is possible with Live Folder.

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Android Around the World: ABC Mobile Announced in Australia

Sorry guys, it’s not that ABC.  We’ll have to continue to wait and see if we’ll ever get LOST on our Android handsets.  Today, we’re talking about The Australian Broadcasting Company and their new mobile application for the Android and iPhone platforms. Announced ...

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Market Maneuvering: Cross Your Niches

Some Android applications will be relevant only to Android users. Other applications may be relevant to other market niches, niches that should be part of your marketing efforts. Learn more in today's installment of Building 'Droids!

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Android Around the World: Orange France Getting G1 Tomorrow

The Android world tour continues with the next stop being France.  As of March 15th, customers of Orange France will have a handful of monthly plans to choose from to go with their Android device.  The rates range from €23 to €36, or around  $30 dollars to $45 US dollars. We’ve ...

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You Tell Us: How Would You Improve the Android Market?

The Android Market is nice, but it’s not perfect. There’s always room for improvement and everyone has their own opinion as to what would make things better. This brings up the question of the week: How would you improve the Android Market?

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