Android Market Acting Up for Developers [RESOLVED]

There is something happening on Android Market right now and it is a pretty big deal to developers. As owner of three apps (DroidIn, DroidIn-Lite and Hire*A*Droid) I’ve recently noticed that: Overall and current download numbers are considerably down. Number of reviews is about 1/3 down ...

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Happening Now: Sprint Rolling Out OTA Update to Hero

We’re getting wind from a few of our readers that Sprint is pushing out an update to the HTC Hero.  No, it’s not jumping to Android 2.0 yet!  What the update does entirely, we’re not sure.  Hopefully, the SMS hangups are resolved if anything.  We double-checked the Sprint ...

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GMail Labs Experiment Signals Another Sign of Android Invasion

If you’re like us, chances are pretty good a lot of your contacts Gmail are Android users.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could open Gmail up and know whether or not your friends were using their Android devices for chat instead of sitting at a PC?  You’d be able to adjust ...

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Tattoo and Hero Arrive in Australia

Android fans living in the land down under will be happy to know that HTC has announced the Hero and Tattoo for distribution at Harvey Norman locations around the country.  In an exclusive deal with the retailer, Harvey Norman will carry the Hero for AUD $799 ($754 US) and Tattoo at  AUD $599 ...

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ZTE Trying to Crack US Market with Verizon’s Help

ZTE, a Chinese company who designs and manufactures telco equipment has set its sights on the US market. The handset maker plans to roll out an Android-based smart phone to multiple carriers around the world, including Verizon Wireless. “We see big potential in the smartphone market. We ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 to Run Nearly $900

There’s an article up on CNNMoney today that talks of an interview conducted with press spokesman Gustaf Brusewitz.  The piece is about Sony Ericsson and their hopes to return to profitability with Android.  The biggest thing to catch our eye was mention of the Xperia X10’s ...

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The Google Phone Rumor Returns… AGAIN

Here we go again!  The “it’s not happening/yes it is” rumor of an actual Google branded handset has come back.  TechCrunch is reporting today that not only is it going to happen, but it was originally slated to drop this quarter. While we might have dismissed this rumor a ...

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Sprint Users Get Free Visual Voicemail from YouMail

YouMail Inc. announced today that Sprint customers will now get their visual voicemail service free of charge. Also available for BlackBerry phones, Android users on the Now Network can start taking advantage of YouMail’s features.    

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Hey Developers – Mark Your Calendars for DroidCon London

Following the resounding success of the Droidcon Berlin conference comes another  event of equal industry impact in London, UK. Organized by the active members of ‘Londroid’ – the monthly London Android meetup (www.meetup.com/android) DroidCon London will be a two day ...

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Sprint Finally Acknowledges Android in Commercial

It only took a month or so, but Sprint finally decided to advertise that they have Android phones.  Is it awesome?  NO.  Sadly, they don’t even refer to ‘Android’ in the following commercial, but “with Google” instead.  Close enough. T-Mobile’s been ...

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National Football Post & Handmark Huddle Together for Free Mobile App

It’s football season and people are looking for ways to keep up with the latest news, rumors, and fantasy updates.  A new Android app is available today that helps fans stay on top of all things concerning pro football.  National Football Post (NFP) and Handmark have partnered up to ...

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MouthOff for Android Arrives

Popular iPhone “game” MouthOff has made its way over to Android. With MouthOff, users can hold their handset in front of your mouth and sing, talk, yell, or laugh to get the animated mouth to work.   The app  mouths move in real-time by using sound picked up by the phone.   ...

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ARM Making It Easier to Develop, Deploy ‘droid Devices

Open Handset Alliance member ARM, has created the Android Solutions Center to help make it easier for other companies to build Android-based handsets and devices.  There over 35 members involved in the ARM Connected Community working to bring about Android gadgets, including Archos, Texas ...

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Droid’s Camera Issues Resolved! (For Now)

You know all those Droid reviews that heaped glowing praise on everything except the camera? All those reports of issues with getting it to focus? Many sources are reporting that Droid owners awoke to cameras that suddenly worked perfectly today.  Was it a silent patch? Did the lens just need ...

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Flurry Pegs Droid Sales at 250,000 in First Week

We previously reported that first weekend sales figures for Verizon’s Droid were somewhere in the 100,000 units ballpark. Those figures were based on an analyst at Broadpoint AmTech Inc.’s estimates.  Is there anything to substantiate that claim?  As it turns out, there is one ...

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