Code Pollution: Boot-Time Services

Think about whether you really need to have code run right when the phone boots, in a Code Pollution post in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Unconfirmed Rumor: HTC Passion is T-Mobile Bound

This has been one of the busiest Saturdays in recent AndroidGuys memory, but we’re not complaining.  All the news so far has been of the good persuasion.  If this next rumor proves to be true, it could be upgraded from good to great really fast.  TmoNews is reporting that one of their ...

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Is the Xperia X10 Headed to T-Mobile After All?

We just had some very interesting news come across our desk regarding the Xperia X10 from Sony Ericsson.  The much lusted-after handset with the top-dollar price tag is due sometime in the next 2 months.  While most sites (including us) had the phone pegged as headed for AT&T, the ...

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See the Future of Search with ‘Google Goggles’

Hartmut Neven heads up a team of Google-folk working on a yet another awesome bit of technology. It’s called “visual search” and it works by tying the cameras in your handset to Google’s search engine. And it’s awesome. Envision this…being able to take a ...

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An Update on the Nook

For those of you interested in the Android-based nook from Barnes & Noble, you’ll be happy to learn the following bit of information. Display models of nooks will be delivered to stores within the next couple days but not put on display for another 5-7 days so employees can become ...

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SugarSync Announces Android Enhancements

SugarSync, a file sync service, recently announced an update that gives users the ability to sync folders between SD cards on Android phone and a user’s computer.  It’s now possible to take any folder from your SugarSync account and have it made available locally on your SD card ...

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Want a Free Droid Eris?

Just got an email from Verizon I thought I would share with you Android Guys and Gals. Forgive me for sounding like a sales man, but, for three days only – 12/4-12/7 – you can buy one Droid Eris for $99 and get a second for free!  You might have heard some whispers about this... ...

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Verizon’s Droid Eris to See 2.0 Update in Q1 2010

Verizon’s Droid is currently the only handset in the US to run the latest version of Android, but that will soon change. According to a Verizon Wireless spokesperson, their Droid Eris is slated to get a significant upgrade in the form of 2.0 or beyond. Have you seen today's Deal of ...

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Android to get Clear Channel’s ‘iheartadio’ by Christmas

One of the more popular mobile music and radio apps to come out these last few years is Clear Channel’s iheartradio. Long available for Blackberry and iPhone, it’s about to land on Android in the next few weeks. According to iPhone Developers Journal, the app is slated to arrive in ...

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Interview with ADC Winner Behind ‘Plink Art’

The following interview was conducted by “Royalness”, an occasional AndroidGuys guest writer.  We’d like to thank both him as well as Mark Cummins and James Philbin.  Further, we also want to congratulate the team on the recent prize for top application in Education & ...

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Camangi WebStation Pre-Orders Start [UPDATE]

We just received an email from the fine folks over at Camangi, advising that their WebStation is now available for pre-order.  The only problem is that when we click on the link to place an order, the URL results in a 404 Not Found page.   Maybe the PR team jumped the gun this morning?  ...

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Creative’s Zii TRINITY Gets a Hands On [VIDEO]

Engadget Mobile was passed along a video of the Zii TRINITY concept phone getting some hands on treatment.  As you’ll see in the 2:00 minute clip below, the unit is still rather buggy.  For instance, swiping left to right brings up the app menu tray.  Of course, this is just a ...

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Stitcher’s Personalized Streaming Audio Comes to Android

Stitcher 1.0 for Android provides the same great personalized audio streaming that iPhone, Symbian, and Blackberry owners have enjoyed for some time now.  The popular program allows a user to combine both podcasting and radio programs together in one application for a truly personalized audio ...

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The Possibility of the Google Phone

A few years ago before the iPhone became the “iPhone,” I remember hearing about an Apple device that would be a converged device of a phone and an iPod.  Crazy right?  Take a look at today’s landscape of the different manufacturers and platforms, almost anything is possible ...

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App Review: GeoBeagle

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with ...

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