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Unboxing an HTC Hero for Sprint [VIDEO]

I had the privilege of unboxing an HTC Hero from Sprint today and wanted to share the experience.  It was my first time playing with the HTC Sense UI and

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The Dreaded Cease-and-Desist Order [CYANOGATE ’09]

Folks all over the Androidosphere are freaking out about the cease and desist order Android modder extraordinaire Cyanogen reportedly received from Google. It’s disappointing, but honestly, not terribly surprising. Let’s

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Quick Look: BuzzDeck

Yesterday we mentioned a new app from mippin called BuzzDeck which is their entry into the second Android Developers Challenge.  Due out early next week, I wanted to give you

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Quick Look: APNdroid

What is one of the most heard complaints about the current Android phones? The battery life. Today we are going to take a quick look at one of the most

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Motorola’s “Derivative Version” of Android

The MOTODEV podcast popped up in my Google Listen “Android” search results today, and I heard something really interesting in this week’s edition. Jason Warren, part of Motorola’s software product

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Don’t Hold Your Breath…

..because I don’t think we will ever see Google itself manufacture a handset for Android.  One of the pieces of buzz right now is how people are wishing that Google

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App Review: Contacts GroupU

This simple yet highly functional application syncs Google contact groups to a user’s phone. In addition, it also provides full options for editing and creating new groups from the convenience

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Newbtorial: Getting the Most From Your HTC Exhange App

It may seem strange at first to write an article about the pre-installed HTC Exchange app; however, for a great deal of new MyTouch3G users, one selling point of the

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Be Heard! Vote in the ADC2 With Your Android Phones!

Ready to get your hands on all sorts of new Android apps?  Head to the Android Market and download the new “Android Developer Challenge 2″ from Google.  Once installed, the

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ODROID Demo Gives Best Look at Device Yet [VIDEO]

The fine folks at HardKernel were kind enough to pass along another video showing their ODROID device running an Android app up close.  The demo below shows the app RockOn,

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First Sony Ericsson app in the Android Market

While checking new apps coming into the Android Market (via androlib.com RSS feed), I came across the 1st app from Sony Ericsson called AmbientTime Lite 1.0. If this is to

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Mippin to Release ‘Buzz Deck’ Next Week

Be on the lookout next week for an app called Buzz Deck.  It’s the first Android title from Mippin and it also happens to be their entry into the Android

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Consolidated Apps – The Good, Bad and the Hefner

As a general rule I like to stay away from the all-in-ones. Sure, it’s cool to show off how the DVD tray slides out of the side panel on the

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Android SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)

In computing, service-oriented architecture (SOA) provides a set of principles of governing concepts used during phases of systems development and integration. Such an architecture will package functionality as interoperable services: software modules provided as

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Do I Really Want a Swiss Army Phone?

When I was a kid I really wanted a swiss army knife. I wanted to be able to survive the day that I accidentally ended up in the wild forest