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Another Nexus One Hands On

We made a promise to ourselves to only talk about the Nexus One on days that end in a ‘Y’ so here we go.  Yet another person has been able

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Motorola Devour to be Droid’s Little Brother

PhoneArena is reporting today that the Motorola A555 Calgary will now be named the Devour.  We did a quick check in the US Trademark Database and found that Motorola filed

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Notion Ink’s 10.1-Inch Smartpad with Tegra Power!

The tablet market is expected to really explode one of these days and Android stands to play a pivotal role in making sure that happens.  Take a look at the

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AdMob Report Indicates Android Growing Rapidly

Another month, another great report from AdMob.  We know Android is gaining ground in the smart phone market, especially here in the US.  But where does it come from and

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Official User Data for Android Developers Helps Cut Through Fragmentation

In an effort to battle fragmentation on the platform, the Android Development team took to the official blog today to announce the availability of a new device dashboard.

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Unconfirmed Rumor: Google to Buy Yelp for $500M

TechCrunch is reporting this evening that a deal between Google and Yelp is “80% likely” to happen. Rumored to be in the ballpark of $500M or more, the acquisition could

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Sprint Clarifies: “We Meant Android 2.1 for Hero and Moment”

If you are an HTC Hero or Samsung Moment owner, you can now stop worrying about the Nexus One, as you’ll also be enjoying the latest and greatest of Android in the very

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ComScore: American Consumers Considering Android Almost as Often as iPhone

American consumers are slowly starting to wake up to Android as a smart phone platform to consider.  A new ComScore survey reveals some very interesting results concerning our favorite mobile

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“I Fondled a Nexus One”

Greg Sterling, a contributing editor over at Search Engine Land, can count himself among the lucky few who have been able to see the mythical Nexus One handsets in person. 

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HTC Offering Widgets in Android Market for Sense UI Handsets

Listen up Hero and Droid Eris owners!  HTC has just uploaded 4 new widgets for those of you with Sense UI on your Android phones.  Could this be the signal

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Asus Announces an Android-Based Android to Teach Your Kids

Asustek Computer, makers of the popular EeePC, have announced plans to develop the EeeBot, an educational Android designed for kids.   Sponsored by the Taiwan government, the EeeBot will be

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ChickenBrick Studios Announces Puzzle Game ‘LightUp!’

Hot on the heels of their Super Game Pack, ChickenBrick Studios has announced the release of their new puzzle game, Light Up.  I’ve been playing with this game for the

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‘Tilt Me’ Now Available for Android

Independent game development studio, oeFun,  recently announced their ‘Tilt Me’ game (PDF) for Motorola Droid users.  Designed as ‘pick up and play’ title, the 3D maze game requires you to

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Kaspersky Lab Forecasts Increased Android Attacks in 2010

As we near 2010, it’s time to do the obligatory recaps and forecasts from analysts.  Kaspersky Lab,  the world’s largest privately-held Internet Security company, have put together six predictions in

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Waze Announces Holiday Themed Version of its Free Navigation App, Launches Contest

If you’re interested in how companies plan to compete with Google Maps Navigator, we suggest you keep an eye on waze.  Rather than turning around and running in the opposite