Newbtorial: How to Keep the Zip in Your Android

“UUUhhhhhhh, I am so sick of how slow my phone is!  Kevin, if you can’t fix this I am selling this thing and buying an iPhone!” These are the very words I heard come pouring into my office as a coworker, flushed with frustration, walked through the door.  She not so gently ...

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Verizon: “Stay Tuned for Some Game Changing Products”

Speaking today on the joint conference with Google, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam made it clear that Verizon and Google are committed to a long and healthy relationship together. “I don’t wanna leave the impression that you will have to wait until next year or our launch of 4G to see ...

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Surprise! Verizon & Google Announce They are Working Together

The webcast slated for today may not end up being the white-knuckle thrill ride we are all hoping for.  A press release has gone out today which essentially amounts to nothing more than a “strategic partnership” between Google and Verizon. The two industry leaders will create, ...

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Still Searching (or Thoughts on FlickIt Lite)

As we all know, transferring data from our Android phones can be a hit or miss. It’ll send just fine, but who knows when or if the other person ever gets it. I am constantly searching for a way to reliably share photos. So when I heard about FlickIt Lite, I couldn’t wait to try... ...

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Verizon and Google Making Joint Announcement Today

Verizon and Google are primed to give a webcast today and although the details are scarce, we couldn’t be more excited.  Could we finally see the largest US carrier make their Android announcement?  Will the Sholes get officially unveiled?  We consulted our Magic 8-Ball for answers and ...

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The Best of Intentions

Android has demonstrated itself to be a truly revolutionary OS in a very short period of time. So many things about the operating system set it apart from its peers. In large part it represents the perfect blend between good ol’ fashioned Microsoft utility and the pristine glisten of Apple ...

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Hey Best Buy Reward Zone Members! Get Your HTC Hero on Friday

Those of you interested in picking up an HTC Hero from Best Buy might want to clear your schedule for Friday morning.  Rather than waiting until this Sunday morning (11th) to get your phone, whip out your Rewards Zone membership card and grab one on your way to work! This way, you can show ...

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Halloween Contest: Win 1 Year of GPS!

One of our favorite things to do here at AndroidGuys is to give stuff away.  We’ve been able to provide a few of our readers with a year of turn-by-turn GPS from TeleNav and we’re doing it again! Our friends over at TeleNav have been gracious enough to supply us with another 1 year ...

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Driving by the Android Dashboard Lights

This past week my iPod Classic finally bit the dust. I knew this was going to happen as it had been clicking lately which is usually an advanced warning that the hard drive is about to take a dirt nap. While I have used either the mT3G or my G1 for a PMP, I was... Read More

Samsung Behold II – Android Powered and Due This Year

Engadget is reporting today that a PR rep contacted them with information on the Samsung Behold II handset.  Due out “in time for the holidays”, the phone will mesh their TouchWiz UI with Android to deliver a completely unique experience.     

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App Review: Alarmoid

Being kept up at night by the dreaded TWI (texting while intoxicated)?  Or perhaps you are sick of those 3:00 am phone calls from your buddy who wanted to let you know that “Highlander” was on TBS?  If late night communications are keeping you up at night then Alarmoid may be for ...

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FixIt!: the Market

The competition to dominate the smart-phone market worldwide is played between Nokia/Symbian, RIM/Blackberry, Apple/iPhone, Microsoft/Windows Mobile and at the bottom of the table: Android (but it should better soon). As we all know, there is a good bunch of Android devices coming up in Q4 to ...

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G1 Battery Gives Android Blogger Warm and Not so Fuzzy Feeling

Ask around and you’ll likely find a fellow G1 user who can say that their handset gets unreasonably warm at times.  Whether plugged in or not, the back side of the phone has been known to heat up quite a bit.     

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Best Buy’s Holiday Playbook Confirms Android Domination Set to Begin

We’re nearing that time of year where the Black Friday specials and company agendas start leaking out.  For a lot of families, this is many of them renew plans or switch carriers for something new or better.  This year, better means Android!    

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5 Nice Apps I Refuse to Use [Updated]

I tell you what, I love me some Google Reader. One of the first things I did when I got my phone was set up a shortcut to Reader’s mobile interface. It’s fairly robust, but it is in the browser, so it’s a little slow even on WiFi. On Edge, it’s unbearable. And forget about... Read More