The Weather Channel Adds New Features to Android App

One of the most popular apps in all of Android has recently added some new features.  The Weather Channel app now allows for users to click on interactive, expandable ads that link to WAP sites, video, locations, and directly to phone calls – all within the weather application.    Deals, ...

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Three Reasons the Cliq Will Click with Consumers

The press ink is not even dry after the Motorola Cliq was announced this past week and there is already talk of the Cliq’s failure.  Here are my top three reasons I believe this device will be a hit for T-Mobile and beyond: Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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40 Android Business Models, Part One

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 first part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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How to Fix the Android SDK Debug Monitor in OS X Snow Leopard

The Android SDK is probably my favorite tool to come out of the Android OS so far. I use it for everything- installing apps, emulator tests, moving files- I even use the Dalvik Device Monitor (ddms) to take screenshots and terminate apps. But when I upgraded to Snow Leopard earlier this month, ...

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LG Formally Announces LG-GW620 as First Android Handset

Hot on the heels of last week’s leak comes the official announcement of LG’s first Android handset. Called the LG-GW620, it’s a slide out QWERTY with a 3″ touch screen. The press release tells us little about the handset other than it is part of a larger strategy from ...

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App Review: aTumble

Blogging. Most of us do it, and many of us have to do it on the go. Whether you’re live blogging a press event or just posting a pic of something funny you saw on the street, those magic devices sitting in our pockets have become pretty handy.  Having a tumblr blog I decided to... Read More

App Review: AK Notepad and MyBackup

Ever since I purchased my G1, I’ve been using these two applications in tandem.  AK Notepad is your basic, no-nonsense note pad that gives you multiple themes, auto links for e-mail addresses and URLs, and LED/vibrate notification. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save ...

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Motorola Cliq to Drop in October

According to TMONews, we’ll be seeing pre-orders for the Motorola Cliq on October 19th. That is provided the marketing collateral is to be considered final. Assuming it is right, tack another 2-3 weeks on top and you have your release date. That’s pretty much the way they handled ...

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Will New Devices Fragment the Android Market?

Will the introduction of new Android devices fragment the Android Market?   I suppose it’s possible, but not probable. As companies like INQ hint at their own take on the experience and Cole Brodman acknowledges the shortcomings of the Android Market if there is fragmentation, ...

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HTC Tattoo Outed at $469 Unlocked

The price for an unlocked HTC Tattoo has surfaced over at Expansys.  Selling for $469.99 unlocked,  it might seem a bit high at first glance.  However, as HTC Source points out, this is $100 less than what they’re selling the HTC Hero at.  Doing a little fraction work, they estimate ...

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Facebook for Android “Not as Good as iPhone’s”

In the first couple of days since Facebook released their Android application to the market, I’ve being reading some reviews and receiving some tweets with people complaining about the app. Almost all the complaints were comparing the application to the iPhone version.  Is it fair to ...

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Clicking with Cliq

The Motorola Cliq gives the Android developer community a new device, a new manufacturer, and a new challenge. Learn more about what's different on the Cliq and how to address it in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Third Time’s a Charm for My MyTouch3G

Just yesterday I ordered myself a brand, new black myTouch 3G (MT3G).  Now mind you this is my third unit as the first two were taken back to T-Mobile due to ‘technical difficulties’.  I’ve been hesitant all along – I could not justify a device that is physically ...

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App Review: Swift Twitter App

Twitter apps are in plentiful supply on Android and choosing one can be a bit of a hit and miss affair. Having used Twidroid as my main Twitter app for sometime, I decided to give Swift a try as I felt Twidroid was getting a bit clunky. Swift claims it is “The best damn twitter... Read More

Quick Look: Flyscreen for Android

Scott takes a few minutes to show what Flyscreen for Android is and how it works.  Check out one of the hottest new apps in town, which is currently available to a limited number of beta users. See what it is that everyone is talking about! Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to ...

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