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The Great Debate

Sprint has finally unveiled details about its upcoming “Instinct Q,” which we now know to be the “Moment.” Now, I pose a question. So do you go ahead and get

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Developers Can Now Target By Carrier in Android Market

Up until recently, developers using the Android Market had the ability to target distribution of their apps by specific countries.  A recent email sent to developers indicates that they now

App Reviews

App Review: Alarmed

If you’re anything like me, getting out of bed is one of the hardest parts of the day. You deliberately set your alarm to go off at least 30 minutes

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Gaming the “New” Android Market

One of the more well-known features of Android 1.6 (Donut) is the improved Android Market.  One of the enhancements to the content portal is the ability to sort apps by

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The Great Equalizer

HTC, Samsung, Motorola, LG, the list is growing.  Manufacturers are opening their eyes to something you and I embraced long ago, Android is the NOW mobile platform.  I’m excited to

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Gartner says The Future is About Green Robots

Gartner’s about page says that “Gartner, Inc. is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insights necessary for our clients to make the right

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Pouring Water on the B&N eReader Rumor?

All the excitement around today’s news of a Barnes & Noble eReader running Android may end up being for naught. According to IREX Technologies, their new DR800SG series eReader is

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Preliminary Thoughts on the Archos 5 Tablet

Here are some stream-of-consciousness thoughts on the Archos 5 Internet Tablet that arrived today at CommonsWare‘s secret mountain lair. Pros: It looks slick. The 800MHz CPU makes this device rather

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DoS Denied

Computerworld recently reported that two vulnerabilities in Android have been patched by Google. The issues dealt with how Android handled SMS messages as well as the API in Android’s Dalvik

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Rumor: Barnes & Noble Taking on Kindle with Help from Android

The big, hot rumor of the day is that bookselling behemoth Barnes & Noble is on the verge of introducing their own ereader device powered by Android. The basis of

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Android Market Monkey Business?

Developers have derided the Android Market virtually since its inception last year. More recently, in SDK 1.6, Google responded to some of the developers’ concerns in a number of ways.

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Android Around the World: UK Edition

We tend to spend a lot of our time focusing on US news, but we’re seeing a growing interest coming from our international readership.  As Android grows, so will the

Reviews

App Review: Xeeku Twitter

While I use Twidroid Pro exclusively for tweeting I am not beholden to any one application.  As a general rule, I just use what fits my needs best.  That’s why

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Yum-Yum

9:15 P.M. PST. I’m tracing familiar pattern on the smooth surface  of my beloved MyTouch. Time to switch on the silent mode and call it quits. But wait – there’s

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Running MOTOBLUR on my G1

I opened Twitter today and I saw a newly minted link to the XDA site for the MOTOBLUR ROM.  Thanks LeakDroid!  Actually, out of the various CyanogenMods, Hero, and other