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App Review: Express News

Every morning as my dogs rush past me to the yard for their morning romp, I sit on my deck with a cup of hot coffee and start my day. 

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Is Rooting Overrated?

UPDATE: As pointed out in the comments, it might have been more appropriate to title this piece “Are Custom ROMs Overrated” instead.  We hope you will sting the piece enjoyable

App Reviews

App Review: aiCurrency

aiCurrency is, as you might have guessed, a currency converter for Android.  It’s not just your standard conversion app though – there are some really nice features you might find

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Playing Catch Up?

So… it’s clear to many of us (especially given that they’re the only provider in the U.S. offering android phones at the moment) that T-Mobile has being playing a bit

App Reviews

App Review: Aldiko

Electronic books should have replaced the printed books for years now, so we had been told. We are not there yet but some efforts are made such as with devices

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1-800-FLOWERS.COM Adds Android to Platform Portfolio

The biggest name in online florists has announced a downloadable storefront app for Android, thanks to a mobile strategy based on Digby’s Mobile Commerce Suite Platform.  This version follows in

App Reviews

App Review: PicMe (Screen Grabber)

PicMe is a tool to capture the screen from your Android device, however it can only be used on rooted devices. It has been tested on Dream, Magic, Hero, Galaxy.

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The Way Forward [CYANOGATE ’09]

When I heard about the cease-and-desist order Google sent to Cyanogen, my initial thought was to take a wait-and-see attitude, assuming that something would be worked out. But I’ll admit,

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Have Android Will Travel

This is the first week I have traveled with my iPod and not used it at all thanks to my G1 and the myTouch 3G.  As posted in a previous

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Fight the Fights Worth Fighting For

More is at stake with mobile devices than the ability to run YouTube videos. If you are going to go to war, fight a fight worth fighting for. More in today’s rather opinionated episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Newbtorial: Adding Sounds to Your Android Phone

Hello Android users, I thought I would be a good exercise to run through how to create/add new ringtones, alarms, and notifications. It is very easy to add new sounds

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Acer A1 on Pre-Order

There was a rumor back in March about the Acer A1 and how it was due to be released this September… Well it might be late but it will be

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Share Your Adventures with Moby Android

The first Android app from mobypicture has landed in the Android market.  Called Moby Android, it allows for users to share photos, videos, audio and text with friends, family and

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App Review: Listen

Podcasts are addicting. This is a fact that I’m sure Google had in mind when they created Google Listen, their latest Android Labs addition. Though touted as an audio search

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Google Responds [CYANOGATE ’09]

You know something’s a pretty big deal when Google feels obligated to respond to a situation.  Such is the case with the recent situation going down between the Android team