App Review: VPN Connections

I have been using Wade Mealing’s VPN Connections application for a few months now and I am very impressed.  While it took some time to get Exchange support on the G1 (I currently use NitroDesk TouchDown – future app review), I could not take advantage of it until I got a proper ...

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40 Android Business Models, Part Three

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this third part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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Quick Look: Totemo

The team over at Hexage has put together another great game for Android.  They’re now 2-for-2 in excellent casual games that really show off the OS.  I take about 6:00 to walk you through some of the game including the various modes of play.  If you like your games addictive, then ...

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T-Mobile G1 to Get Donut After All?

Remember those concerns about whether or not the T-Mobile G1 would see any more updates to the OS?  We’ve got a little something that just might make you feel better – and hopefully put the issue to bed.  An eagle-eyed tipster noticed on the Android 1.6 Platform Highlights page ...

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The Donut Has Landed

The Android 1.6 SDK is now available. Learn one developer's initial take on the release in today's extra-special bonus edition of Building 'Droids!

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Archos Shows off A5 Tablet

The Archos A5 series of media tablets has been officially announced and shown off.  After recently getting the leak treatment, we know have the first ‘name brand’ device to run Android that is not a phone. What did we learn today that was not already known?  Well for starters, ...

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Motorola and T-Mobile’s Common Agenda

Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha said yesterday that the company was in negotiations with all of the major US carriers to bring Android devices to their networks  Their first offering, the Motorola Cliq, was unveiled last week at Mobilize ’09.  Rumored to be dropping it November, it marks the ...

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Looking Forward to the Archos 5 Running Android

The lines are definitely being blurred between mobile internet devices (MID), portable media players (PMP), and netbooks and every other configuration out there, so how do we decide what to spend our hard earned money on?  The line of questioning is much like buying a PC: what size do I need, ...

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40 Android Business Models, Part Two

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this second part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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‘Remember the Milk’ Now Available for Android – Pro Users Only

We’ve been waiting quite a while for this one to arrive.  The Remember the Milk (RTM) blog has just announced the availability of their Android application.  It’s totally free… if you are a Pro RTM user.  Unfortunately that runs you $25 a year right now.  If you ...

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App Review: Pixelpipe Pro Beta 1.1

With so many ways to share your media online (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, blogs etc) it can be a task to get your media uploaded to each destination without having to upload to each site separately. This is where an application like Pixelpipe Pro comes in very handy.    

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ODROID in the Wild, Demo’s HDMI Output [VIDEO]

Remember that Android-based entertainment device from a couple of weeks ago called the ODROID?  It’s back today in the form of a demo video.  The clip below shows how Android looks running through an HDMI cable out to a television.  We get to see a little gameplay, the Transformers 2 ...

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Why My G1 Qualifies as a “Smartbook”

My T-Mobile G1 is already a smartbook, is it not? Let me explain.  I can surf the web, check e-mail, download and listen to podcasts, keep up with facebook/Twitter friends, use a variety of instant message clients, use Gmail as a word processor (in a pinch) and actually use this same device as ...

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OpenTable Mobile for Android Confirms Your Dinner Reservations

OpenTable, Inc., has announced the launch of their free reservations booking app for Android-based devices.  Diners using the app can check the availability of multiple restaurants in their respective areas, browse restaurant reviews, invite friends to join them! After helping seat over ...

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App Review: Facebook for Android

Android owners have been waiting in the wings for an official Facebook app for almost a year now, and even though the iPhone had an official one almost instantly, up until a week ago the only options we’ve had been Bloo and Babbler. While both Bloo and Babbler are great Facebook apps, ...

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