iPhone or Droid? [COMIC]

This one’s so much better than the last one I posted (see Darth Droid Meets the iPhone). Hope you enjoy it! Oh, and if you haven’t already, you should totally add xkcd.com to your list of frequently visited sites. It’s nothing short of pure awesomeness. Source – xkcd.com

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Dell’s Mini 3 Headed to China Mobile This Month

Dell finally confirmed they’re in the smart phone game today. An official announcement from the PC maker shows them inking partnerships with two of the largest mobile carriers in the world. Starting later this month (November), over 500 million China Mobile customers will be able to get ...

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An Open Letter to Droid Owners

Welcome Droid Owners. It’s great to have you here. You might be reading this on your home computer or possibly on your 3.7-inch touch-sensitive display with a resolution of 854×480 pixels, 16 million color depth with a physical screen size of 45.72 mm by 81.34mm. Either way, welcome! ...

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‘Bump’ Arrives for Android

Bump is one of those apps used to make us jealous of Apple.  It wasn’t because the iPhone could do things that our G1s and myTouch 3Gs couldn’t, but because we didn’t have the app.  If you’re not familiar with Bump, it allows users to share their contact information, ...

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App Review: Lucid

Lucid is a dreamy game with a simple concept and levels that are increasingly difficult to master.  First let’s talk about what Lucid is not.  It is not a racing game, jumping game, or any kind of first person shooter.  Your objective in Lucid is to assure that Baby Hermin gets a good ...

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Archos 5 in the Real World

Let me first say that I have always been an early adopter.  From my first Tandy Color Computer II to one of my latest automobile purchases, the great Mazda RX-8, I am on the hunt for the next big thing and the products that are just a little bit off but deliver big rewards to... Read More

How to Show/Hide Soft Keyboard Programmatically [DEV TIPS & TOOLS]

I had to figure it out today so I thought I’ll shared it with the world. Say for whatever reason you need to show or to hide virtual (soft) keyboard in your Android app. It’s not very intuitive but can be easily done. Here’s one scenario – you are executing action that ...

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App Review: Astraware Sudoku

Astraware’s Sudoku for Android is an app for true “Sudokuphiles”. I say that not to imply that only a true Sudoku fan would agree with the $4.99 price tag it bears on Android Market, but because a true fan will appreciate the wealth of features and controllable settings built ...

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Hacked G1s Support Google Maps Navigation

We know you G1 owners are jealous of the Droid’s mapping system.  You can’t fool us.  It’s super awesome and you want it.  You just don’t want to switch carriers or drop a couple hundred bucks on a new phone.  What’s a guy (or gal) to do?  Well, you could ...

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Samsung Behold II to Bow at $200 Later This Month

We’re days away from the launch of T-Mobile’s 4th Android-based handset and we’ve learned the retail price.  After getting rumored at $249 with a 2-year agreement, the final cost of the Samsung Behold II gets listed at $199.99 with a 2-year agreement. Don’t feel like ...

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Parrot’s “Grande Specchio” Android-Based Digital Frame

Parrot has decided that simply displaying pics of your loved ones isn’t enough for their Specchio digital picture frame.  They believe you should be able to pull up RSS feeds, weather updates, browse the internet and more with it.  Enter the Grande Specchio which does all this and more. 

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Saygus VPhone Handled in Wild

Maybe you’re not into big name handset makers like HTC or Motorola.  Maybe you’re into random, obscure companies who spring up from out of nowhere.  If that’s the case, Saygus might be the one for you.  After getting tipped as the 3rd Verizon handset to run Android earlier ...

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Verizon Deploys 100,000 Droids on First Weekend

The estimates are starting to roll in from last weekend’s launch of Verizon’s Droid handsets.  Unofficially, the number is pegged at 100,000 units moved.  This figure comes from  Mark McKechnie, an analyst at Broadpoint AmTech Inc.  who said Verizon had 200,000 Droids ready to ...

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HTC Tattoo vs HTC Hero

HTC (for now) is the company with the largest selection of Android devices. They were the first one on the scene with the G1 and they have one of the best all-around devices available, the HTC Hero. They’ve recently released an affordable device, the HTC Tattoo and I’d like to ...

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QIK Supports 720×480 Streaming on DROID

You can thank the folks at Motorola for this one.  Now that the DROID is out and Android hardware has started creeping upwards, Qik went and retooled their app to support higher resolution.  It will soon be possible to stream and record video at  720×480 goodness.  We say soon, because ...

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