Are the Google Phone Rumors an Elaborate Apple Hoax?

My friend Rob over at phandroid has been a skeptic of a potential Google Phone for quite some time now.  Recently, he’s warmed to the idea that a phone might exist and has been covering the Nexus One as well.  However, there’s a post over there today that contends that everything ...

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How To Properly Use Google Maps: A Satirical Narrative

With all of the new Lab features included in the latest version of Google Maps(3.3.1), it’s very easy to feel overwhelmed. You may ask yourself, “How could the terrain layer possibly assist me in getting me where I’m going?”, “How does knowing what’s nearby help me when ...

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Dazzboard Launches Drag and Drop Media Management for Android

Social media webtop tool,  Dazzboard,  has announced the release of their Android Universal Media Management (UMM) for full Android and PC integration.  Similar to other Dazzboard versions, the Android system give users the ability to push-and-pull data instantly between their device and ...

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Video of G1 Booting Nexus One ROM

Youtube user MLIGN posted a video of his G1 starting up the Nexus One ROM. It takes a while to load.  In fact, it takes all of 4 minutes to get past the animation screen.  We never get to see the home-screen, but it’s still worth the watch.  Isn’t it nice to know that someone ...

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Android Market Doubles to 20,000 Apps in 5 Months

The Android Market has doubled its size over the last five month, going from 10,000 to 20,000 apps.  According to Androlib, the number of apps hit the milestone earlier today and shows no sign of slowing.  Take a look at the chart below and you’ll see the number of new applications ...

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App Review: A World of Photo

A World of Photo sells itself as a “fun casual, geo multiplayer online game” but to say it’s a game is maybe pushing it slightly. The basic premise is that you are selected at random by anyone else in the world using the app to send them a photo of your choosing. It displays a... Read More

Developers Waste Little Time Porting Android 2.1 to Droid

In a move that comes as little surprise, some crafty developers have managed to extract Android 2.1 from a Nexus One handset to port it to the Motorola Droid. Does it work? Yes and no. According to comments left by the devs, it’s buggy at best.   As of right now, there are roughly a ...

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Change the Way You Exercise With ‘runstar’

Being an avid runner who typically runs 30-60 miles a week and is an ardent fan of Android, I love to see apps that bring the two worlds together. runstarâ„¢ not only meshes the two but does so in a manner that is very attractive with a user interface that is intuitive and easy to... Read More

Two new shots of the Nexus One (Google Phone)

The Boy Genius Report managed to grab a couple of new shots of the Nexus One (a.k.a Google Phone). What’s different about these two new shots from the myriad of shots that are popping up all over the web is that we can really get a good sense of some of the features everyone is talking ...

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All Non 2.0 Devices Get Facebook Update

Finally, all of us who don’t have a Droid get to have the newest version of Facebook for Android. When you open the application, you can choose which of the six different areas you would like to browse, like News Feed, Friends, or Photos. Viewing someone’s profile and pictures has ...

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Wanna See the Nexus One Boot Animation?

Of course you do. Thanks Benjamin!    

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Motorola MT710 is a 3.7″ OPhone Beauty

Motorola’s commitment to Android is becoming clearer by the week.  It seems like every time we turn around, they are up to something else involving green robots.  What we like best is that their products aren’t just the same old, same old.  Each has a distinctive look and feel to ...

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Motorola’s XT800 ‘Zeppelin’ Head to China

Remember that camera-shy Motorola from a few weeks ago?  Well, it’s back and this time it’s ready to face the camera.  Not only that, we’ve got some fun details to share with you. The XT800 ‘Zeppelin’ will be a World Class phone featuring both CDMA and GSM radios ...

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Acer’s Early 2010 Roadmap Includes Half Dozen Android Handsets

As it stands already, 2010 will have a very Android green tint to it. Acer understands what’s at stake and has a plan to compete for a sizable piece of the pie. Roger Yuen, VP of Acer’s smart handset business in Asia, recently announced that Acer will ship five or six Android based ...

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Motorola Building Chip That Will Support Both T-Mobile and AT&T 3G

Motorola is currently developing a chip which will support the AT&T spectrum of 850 MHz, 1900 MHz, and the AWS spectrum utilized by T-Mobile:1700 MHz and 2100 MHz. Thats right folks, that means someday soon you might be able to use your Android handset on AT&T 3G and/or TMobile 3G. With ...

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