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SpeedDate.com Launches First Major Dating Application for Android

Application Allows Singles to Make Fast, Free and Fun Connections On-the-Go SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ — SpeedDate.com, the world’s first speed dating Web site, announced today the availability of

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Google Conducting Netbook-Related Usability Studies Right Now

Google is currently conducting studies with netbook users to determine their needs and how to incorporate them into “future product enhancements.”  Exciting!  It sounds like they are taking a proactive

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App Announcements (UPDATE)

We wanted to compile a quick list of apps three apps to look out for over the coming days and weeks.  Each is unique in their own right and normally

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“Bigfoot” is an HTC Device – Cosmetic Redesign of Same Old G1

Here we are – right back where we started.  According to a “trusted source” over at TmoToday, the G1 v2/Bigfoot handset is manufactured by HTC. The G1 V2 is still

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Upcoming Samsung Handsets Have Android Headed for the Stars

After waiting for what seemed like an eternity for Samsung Android news, we finally caught a few breaks these last couple of weeks.  Now it seems like we can’t keep

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Is “Bigfoot” a Motorola Device?

Some people love to dig through leaked phone pictures and piece things together like an episode of LOST.  Give them 1 picture of a handset, and the collective mind of

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You Tell Us: Beyond Cupcake, What do You Want from Android?

According to T-Mobile, the cupcake/Android 1.5 rollout is supposed to begin today.  While this might the blessing to most folks, there are going to be a few who grumble and

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Strategy Analytics: 8 Million Android Handsets in ’09

Analysts are starting to make some pretty bold forecasts for our favorite mobile OS. Android is now in a good position to become a top-tier player in smartphones over the

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Detailed Look at Samsung’s i7500 [VIDEO]

The fellas over at Tech65.org were able to get their hands on the first Android handset from Samsung.  Dubbed the i7500, it offers a few thing that are absent from

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Android Around the World: Russia to Offer HTC Magic, Preorders Coming Soon

We received a tip this afternoon from LinuxPhone.ru regarding Russia’s first officially released Android handset.  Much like the rest of Europe, they’re skipping the G1 and heading to the HTC

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Market Maneuvering: Cooperation May Be Key

As developers have been noticing, getting noticed is hard. Just because you build an app and put it in the Android Market, the world will not beat a path to your door. Read another brainstorm on how to combat this issue in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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T-Mobile Betting Heavily on Android with 3 Vendors in ’09

We’re anxious to read the upcoming interview between GigaOm’s Om Malik and Cole Brodman, chief technology officer at T-Mobile USA. Expected to be released on or around Monday, it looks

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Android Phone Acts Like Wii Controller [VIDEO]

Check out the video below for yet another glimpse into what happens when you mix Android’s capabilities with other technology… A guy going by the name of Jubei has found

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BGR Digs Up Image of G1 v2 “Bigfoot”

Wow!  That’s the first word that springs to mind when we see this handset.  “A great looking slide out QWERTY without the chin!” The Boy Genius Report just published a

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Advance Look at Android 1.5 Widgets [VIDEO]

John Walton of phonedog put together a nice 10 minute video that shows just what kind of widgets are going to be available for Android 1.5 once your handsets get