Android 1.6 Gets Google Maps Navigation

One of the coolest features and improvements in Android 2.0, Google Maps Navigation, is now available for devices running Android 1.6 (Donut).  All you G1 and myTouch 3G owners are now able to take advantage of  voice guided directions and automatic rerouting. Using your data connection, ...

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Why I Won’t Be Rooting My Droid…For Now

Let me begin by giving my experience this past year with rooted or “jail broken” Android phones.  I used the standard Android image doled out by T-Mobile for seven long months before I took the plunge and gained root access to my G1.  And after that, it was on like Donkey Kong.  ...

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App Review: WallSwitch

Have you ever set up your home screen just the way you like only to find you’re already bored with it? Do you have a hard time choosing just one image to use as your wallpaper? Time to check out WallSwitch. I’m constantly taking pictures with my phone and trying to decide which ...

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WhitePages Offers Free On-the-Go Directory for Android

WhitePages, has announced the launch of their new free Android app that provides features such as people and business search, GPS integration, reverse phone lookup and more.  This title adds to the rolling snowball that is WhitePages’ Caller ID, which is now one of Android’s top grossing ...

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Idle Musings: Android on Chrome

Android and ChromeOS are two distinct operating systems...today. However, it is still at least conceivable that Android applications could run on ChromeOS, given some fancy footwork. Learn more in some idle musings masquerading as today's Building 'Droids!

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Planned Maintenance for AndroidGuys

Hey guys and gals… We’re moving AndroidGuys to a bigger, better solution today and things might act a little funny.  We’ve simply outgrown our current situation so it’s time move forward.   The whole thing should take less than a day so hang in there!    

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App Review: Vibrate During Meetings

Vibrate During Meetings (VDM) is a clever, yet simple widget that will automatically change your phone settings to put your phone into vibrate mode.  Now I know there are plenty of these “change your phone settings” apps on the market that do the same thing, however VDM has one ...

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Introducing the Android-Related Events Calendar!

We’re pleased to announce another great joint-effort from some of your favorite Android sites.  Take a look on the right side of the site and you’ll see an embedded Google Calendar with Android-related events listed. Going forward, this will feature all the known Android events we ...

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Seesmic’s Twitter Client Arrives on Android

Yeah, we know the Android Market is littered with twitter clients, but we have a new one for you today.  A rather big name in the twitter game has arrived and its name is Seesmic.  Already available for desktops, through the internet, and BlackBerry, the free application finds many of ...

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Gameloft Slowly Un-Embracing Android

Gameloft, a major gaming developer, has started to pull back on their plans for Android.  The two reasons are potential revenue and adoption of the platform “We have significantly cut our investment in Android platform, just like … many others,” Gameloft finance director ...

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App Review: Photoshop.com for Mobile

Photoshop. For Android. Yes indeed, the premier image editing brand has launched a free app for Android, and without a doubt that is a feather in Android’s cap. But forgetting the big brand name for the moment, how does the app stack up on its own merits? It’s a solid app essential ...

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Motorola Motus Image and Specs Arrive

There must be some unwritten rule somewhere that says the first picture taken of any handset must be blurry.  What is it with these things?  Does everybody have to rush through a photo?  Anyways, here’s the first picture of the Motorola Motus, a unique device slated to arrive in early ...

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Android Application Top 10 Countdown – Week Ending 11/14/2009

Along with the LA Times, CNN, Fox News, ESPN and AndroidGuys my day starts with a quick glance at “Top of the day” on www.Androlib.com. I regularly find applications I missed and enjoy seeing what makes it to the coveted #1 spot.  I wanted to share the top 10 but needed a report ...

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Select US Bank Customers Able to Use Visa App

The official Visa application, launched last year has to the growing list of supported customers who can manage their accounts using Android phones.  It’s not known how exactly it breaks down, but the service is available to  “select U.S. Bank debit card holders.” The added ...

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Sharp Getting on the Android Bandwagon

According to a company executive, Sharp Corp. plans to offer Android-based handsets in Japan as early as the first half of 2010. Masami Ohbatake made the announcement during a report on Wednesday although he didn’t specifically outline which carrier(s) will offer the handsets. The report ...

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