Android 2.0 Adds the Game Changer Known as Google Maps Navigation

Google announced the next evolution of their Google Maps for mobile today and it’s a game-changer.  It’s called Google Maps Navigation it’s an internet-connected GPS navigation system with voice guidance.  And it comes standard with Android 2.0.  Sounds fancy huh?  It ...

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It’s Official – Droid Arrives November 6th, Costs $199

Verizon Wireless officially announced today that the Motorola Droid will be launching on November 6th with a $200 price tag.  We have to admit, the cost does come as a surprise considering the specs.  It’s considerably beefier than anything else we’ve seen so far from T-Mobile or ...

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M Tube MID Shares Media with TV Set Via Gestures

Another inbox goodie for you this morning!  Check out the video below which shows a beta version of a device called M Tube.  Caught on film at Broadband 2009 in Taipei, the mobile internet device (MID) allows users to share pictures, video, and more with their television sets by dragging and ...

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European HTC Hero Skipping 1.6 Update

File Under: Good News/Bad News We just had an interesting email come across our inbox pertaining to the European version of the HTC Hero.  One of our readers reached out to HTC to ask about whether or not their Hero would be seeing an update to Android 1.6.  Here’s the email they ...

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Mio to Launch 4.7-inch Internet and Navigation Device with Android

Mio Technology has announced that a new version of their MiBuddy internet and navigation device will be, you guessed it, Android-based.   This 4.7″ unit will be a Mobile Internet Navigation Device (MIND) and will incorporate web browsing and feature a physical keyboard that slides out ...

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Review: doubleTwist

Before I start I need to mention that this is a PC/Mac based app and not an Android app. So why am I even talking about it? Well this software allows you to manage the media on your phone through the software’s interface much like iTunes does for the iPod. It supports many Android phones... ...

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A Few Droid Eris Tidbits

The more we hear about the Droid Eris, the more we believe our initial assumption will hold true.  This phone will likely end up being a Verizon-branded version of the HTC Hero.  They look nearly identical on the outside and now we’re hearing that they may be resemble each other on the ...

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An Early Look at the Android 2.0 SDK

Take a quick peek at what's new and improved for developers in the Android 2.0 SDK, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Google Giving out Eclairs Today – Android 2.0 SDK Drops

The official Android Developers blog has announced that the Android 2.0 SDK is now available to developers.  The move comes not one moment too soon as the Droid handset is announced tomorrow and presumably hits the street next week.  What good is a cutting edge phone if the apps don’t ...

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Motorola Droid and HTC Eris Release Date is (Almost) Official

In what many consider to be just short of an official announcement, Boy Genius Report is stating that one of their contacts confirmed that both the Motorola Droid and HTC Eris will debut on Verizon on November 6th. This is consistent with previous information reported here and elsewhere. ...

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MOTOROLA CLIQ Ad From T-Mobile

If you subscribe to the T-Mobile YouTube channel, you’d already know what we’re about to say.  Here’s the first look at a :60 ad that shows off the features of MOTOBLUR and the social networking integration.  Hopefully, T-Mobile gets this out in front of potential ...

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Adding CVS Support to MOTODEV Studio [TIPS & TOOLS]

MOTODEV studio for Android is a wonderful piece of machinery. Unfortunately, as of version 1.0.1, it comes with a number of core Eclipse plugins missing, most notably – no support for CVS. Luckily this can be easily helped.

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App Radar: Volume 2

We get a lot of emails from developers looking to share their apps with us. Whether they are improvements on existing apps or new titles looking for some exposure, we try to do our best to keep up on the announcements. Unfortunately, time prohibits us from dedicating full posts on every app ...

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App Review: Pomodoro

I am a fan of the convergent device. I try to use my Android phone for every task imaginable. I mean, if I could use it to beam a wave of energy at my bowl of oatmeal in the morning, cooking it right in the bowl at the table, I would! I am always on... Read More

Candid Camera: Does Hero Need a Flash?

The vast majority of people wish that Sprint’s Hero had a flash. While a flash would be a nice addition, I don’t think it’s really all that necessary. I mean, who really takes that many pictures in pitch dark? Let’s focus on the real area of concern… low light.

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