Verizon and Motorola Hosting Invitation-Only Event Next Week

I wonder what exactly it is that Verizon and Motorola are going to announce next week.  A press invite has started making the rounds today advising of an October 28th event which promises to “unveil the most desirable phone of 2009″.  The accompanying picture has what appears to ...

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GeeksPhone ONE Now Available For PreOrder

Startup handset maker GeeksPhone is now taking preorders for their Android-based “ONE” device.  For as low as 22€ ($33 US dollars), customers can get their name on the cool kids list for when the phone starts shipping out in December.  You’ll have to pay off the full price ...

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1Cast Sheds Beta Tag, Expands to Boxee

While in beta, cross-platform broadcast news service 1CAST was able to build an audience that takes in more than 3.2 million video clips per month. The “personalized video pioneer” makes it possible for users to unique create individualized newscasts in near real-time with topics ...

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Promotional Goodies Being Sent out for “Droid Does 11.09″

Some promotional material for the Droid Does campaign is starting to make its rounds throughout the tech and mobile community. Although a firm date has not been set yet as to when to expect the pre-sale or sale date, the rumors are starting to swirl around both October 28th and November 6th. ...

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Around the AndroidoSphere

The Android news has been coming at us faster than ever before. Even with the great team we have here at AndroidGuys, there are still going to be articles and items that slip through the cracks.  For this very reason, we’ve created a meta-post called “Around the ...

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Dell’s “Streak” MID Hits the Internet [VIDEO]

Say hello to the Dell Streak.  The 5″ WVGA (800×480) touch screen mobile internet device (MID) has found its way online and into the hands of a few lucky folks.  It was reported back in July that Dell had been looking at a family of products with screen sizes ranging from 4 inches ...

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Tutorial: Autogrowing ListView

If you are building Android apps sooner or later you will use scrolling lists. And if you have more than 100 entries in the list it’s a good idea to load such list gradually. Best example of such list is “Inbox” in the Mail app: as you scroll to the bottom, the list will ...

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Android Market App Rankings – Huh?

You’ve made an app that you like and put it on the market. It goes on a tear and starts climbing the charts.  You find that you have 10,000 downloads, a 4 star rating, and that your app is  ranked number 20 in its category.  Sounds great. Then you check the 15th ranked app, it... Read More

Via con Google

I’ve been pondering the “with Google” (WG) branding found on the back of the G1.  Was this in initial marketing move by Google to get awareness out there for Android,  letting people know who sponsored Android or is this a user interface issue wherewith your device without ...

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Barnes & Noble’s “nook” Run Android, Has WiFi, PDF Support and More

The buzz word this week seems to be eBook Readers – specifically the Barnes & Noble ‘nook’ which makes its debut today.  Why would an Android site be talking about an eBook Reader, you might ask?  Well as it turns out, this one has Android running under the hood… ...

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App Review: Spotify

For those of you that haven’t heard of Spotify, the name is most commonly recognized as referring to a desktop music player/streaming service for Windows and Mac giving you access to a near-unlimited supply of music in exchange for putting up with visual and audio advertisements. An ...

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Motorola Calgary (Verizon’s Second Android Phone) in the Wild

Here we go again.  The Boy Genius Report has the first “in the wild” shots of the Motorola Calgary handset, headed for Verizon.  Presumed to be arriving later this year, the phone looks very much like a less expensive, little brother to the Droid. Like T-Mobile’s CLIQ, this ...

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Google Working on Their Own Phone for 2009 Release?

An “exclusive” article over on TheStreet claims that Google is actually in the hardware business after all.  Yep – according to them, Google has plans to develop their own handset and release it to the masses. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Figuring Project Dark

Earlier today, I was perusing my 2nd favorite Android site, Android and Me, (my favorite is, of course, Android Guys because they have the most attractive writers).  I came across their leaked details of the much talked about “Project Dark” (or black depending on who you read).  ...

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On Heroes and the Like

My name is Kyle Pozan and this is a little bit about me.  You can find my first review/opinion piece entitled “Sprint HTC Hero Review: HTC Sense is the Icing On Top of the Android Cake” here on AndroidGuys.  I’d like to share a little bit more about myself so you get a sense ...

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