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Google Keeps Your Secrets Safe on Your Android Phone

Google wants to make it possible for you to carry your most sensitive data with you without compromising its security.  Released yesterday, Secrets for Android, allows users to securely store

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Acer Working With Android Desktop Prototype

Earlier today at a press event, Acer dropped a little tidbit that perked up our ears -  They have a prototype desktop with Android on it.  We’ve heard of netbooks

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Gmail Experience Improves for Android, Adds a Floaty Bar

The guys behind the Google Mobile team have made some nice improvements to the Gmail experience for both Android and iPhone.  The subtle enhancements come in the form of faster

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T-Mobile 3G Rollout for ’09 Sneaks Out

What good is a phone that relies heavily on internet and data usage if most of their customer base is stuck with EDGE speeds?  If T-Mobile want their G1 (and

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Call To Action: Distributed Build Gurus Wanted

The Android community is looking for a few good people with experience setting up or managing tools like tinderbox or BuildBot. Intrigued? Read more in today’s Building ‘Droids!

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NBA Digital Launches “Game Time”

The first major sports league to launch an official app comes from the NBA in the form of their Game Time application. Available immediately in the Android Market, the app

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Compal Communications Adds Name to List of Android Netbook Makers

The list of companies working with netbooks and Android seems to grow as fast as handset makers is.  First it was Asus, followed last week by HP.  Today, we can

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T-Mobile to Launch Android Based Home Phones and Tablets

T-Mobile has big plans for Android and it goes well beyond using it for mobile phones.  According to an article published in yesterday’s New York Times, the US carrier plans to offer

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Amico’s “Brava” is Yet Another Unknown Slab Phone

It’s hard not to use the word generic when it comes to handsets like the Amico “Brava” but that’s the first that springs to mind.  We’ve never even heard of

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You Tell Us: What’s Your Thought on Carrier Specific Android Market Results?

It’s time for this weekend’s reader feedback and it’s a pretty hot topic. What’s your thought getting different Android Market results based on your carrier? 

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Samsung to Offer 3 Android Handset in 2009

In terms of first Android handsets, when HTC says “second half of the year” they mean October.  When Samsung says it, they mean June.  Almost. The South Korean handset maker

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Super Mario and Star Wars Themes for the G1

Hey guys – Just a quick post to show you the two themes I created for my G1 using Sweeter Home.  I am working on getting a video of these

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Documents To Go and RoadSync Beta Now Available

T-mobile G1 and Vodafone HTC Magic customers can now view, edit and create Microsoft Word and Excel files plus sync Exchange Server e-mail, contacts and attachments Milford, CT, April 2,

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TetherGate Continues – Google Responds

It didn’t take long to get a response from Google in the saga involving tethered apps being pulled from the Android Market.  After going pretty much viral two days ago,

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Wake Up with the Alarm

Confused about how to implement a “cron”-style service in Android? Trying to figure out how to keep the device from falling right back asleep? Learn about these and more in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!