New Pictures of Sony Ericsson “Rachael”

The guys over at Boy Genius Report were tipped to some new pictures of the recently leaked “Rachael” handset.  Presumed to be the first Android handset to come from Sony Ericsson, it’s rumored to have a Snapdragon processor inside as well as an 8MP camera, and 3D graphics. ...

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Two More Android Updates Slated for 2009

We’ve seen two updates to Android in the first half of the year. Get ready for another pair over the next 6 months. According to Mobile Crunch, we’ll be seeing a minor update and a major update before the year is out. We saw a minor in the upgrade from 1.0 to 1.1 and the... Read More

Listen Up: Podcast #8 On Demand

Monday night saw another fun podcast with the AndroidGuys talking Android with with a handful of guests.  This week we had Nick (HTCSource), Taylor (AndroidAndMe), and John (Phonedog).  About once a week, the ‘Guys get together and tackle recent Android announcements and other relevant ...

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Sony Ericsson Rachael UI – Beautiful on the Inside Too [VIDEO]

It’s been less than a week since we saw the outing of Sony Ericsson’s alleged Android handset code named Rachael.  Looking over the list of presumed specs, it’s hard not to get excited when you have speeds of up to 1Ghz.  But what about the inside?  Will it be stock Android ...

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Pre-Orders for T-Mobile myTouch 3G Happening Now

Existing T-Mobile customers now have the ability to go and place a pre-order for the new myTouch 3G handset.  No longer simply a place holder, the website is fully interactive and allows visitors to check out all the cool features and capabilities of the phone. If you are a current T-Mobile ...

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Dev Case Study: Fonolo, Part Two

Learn more about the Fonolo deep-dialing Android client, and what its developers think of Android development, in part two of an Dev Case Study interview, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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App Review: aTAKEphONE

If you have ever found yourself wishing the pack in phonebook app for Android was a bit more robust aTAKEphONE might just be the app you’ve been looking for. When you first install aTAKEphONE it gives you the option to import your existing favorites from the Android phonebook app.  If ...

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Dev Case Study: Fonolo, Part One

Learn about the Fonolo deep-dialing Android client, and what its developers think of Android development, in part one of an Dev Case Study interview, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Trimble Outdoors Releases Android App for Adventurers

Fans of geocaching, hiking, backpacking, fishing and other outdoor activities will be interested in Trimble Outdoors’ new Android application. The app allows users to get maps of their locations, track routes using GPS, and mark and edit waypoints along the way. Also featured is a a ...

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Android Around the World: O2 to Sell Samgung Galaxy in UK

Speaking to TechRadar recently, O2 confirmed that they will be offering the Samsung Galaxy handset soon. Currently showing up as “coming soon” in the July issue of their catalogue, the phone is expected to land in August. As of right now, the pricing is unknown with only “more ...

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HighScreen PP5420 – From Russia, With Love

In the same vein as Kogan’s Agora Pro and the ONE from Geek’s Phone comes Vobis Computer’s HighScreen PP5420. By this we mean an Android handset from a relatively unknown company. The Russian-based Vobis handset has what appears to be a secondary screen at the bottom.  ...

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Say Hello to Sony Ericsson’s ”Rachael”

Since joining the Open Handset Alliance back in December, many phone fans and gadget lovers have wondered what Sony Ericsson was going to do with Android.  If this newly discovered “Rachael” handset is any indication, we can expect big things from them.    

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Enabling the Ecosytem: ABBYY, Part Two

Android devices typically have a camera. Cameras can be used to read text via OCR. Want to do OCR on Android? Read the second part of our Enabling the Ecosystem interview with ABBYY, makers of the Mobile OCR Engine, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Illusion Labs Releases Full Version of Labyrinth

Illusion Labs has announced the full version of their popular Labyrinth game with over 1,000 levels. Also available is a feature that gives users the ability to create custom levels using an online level editor.    

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Motorola Aiming For Low-End with Android

The smart phone market is getting more crowded all the time as handset makers are expanding the product lines.  Every carrier now has at least one smart phone hovering around the $200 price point.  How does one hope to grab market share in an increasingly more competitive field?  How can a ...

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