“Google Shopper” Hits the Market

Google Shopper, a new app from Google Labs, hit the market tonight. This new app should cause the developers of ShopSavvy and other barcode reading shopping apps sweat a little bit. With Shopper, you can not only scan barcodes but also look up products by taking a picture of them (as you can ...

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T-Mobile Begins Rolling Out Cliq and Behold II Updates [Updated]

T-Mobile USA has started pushing out over-the-air (OTA) updates to both their Motorola Cliq and Samsung Behold II handsets.  While neither of them are updates to Android 2.1, they both are steps in the right direction.  

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Best Buy to Offer Motorola Devour for $150

A leaked photo of one of Best Buys price sheets indicates the retail provider’s asking price for the Motorola Devour.  Thanks to a craft ninja armed with a blurrycam, we can see that Best Buy plans to charge $149.99 for the next Android handset for Verizon.  Of course, you have to sign a ...

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Verizon Announces FiOS Mobile Remote App for Droid

Chances are pretty good that you’ve lost your remote control a time or two in the past, be it in the couch cushions or under the bed.  Chances are also pretty good that you almost always know where your cell phone is at a given moment.  Verizon understands this and has announced their ...

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3G Issues Proving to be Super Phone’s Kryptonite

It seems that the 3G issues that the Nexus One continues to have may be hardware related.  According to an article at TmoNews, Nexus One users are able to change their 3G signal levels just by how they are holding the unit!  This is happening despite an OTA update which was supposed to have ...

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Opera Mobile Demo at Mobile World Congress [VIDEO]

Mobile Crunch spent a few minutes with a product analyst for Opera Software at Mobile World Congress earlier this week. He demonstrated the forthcoming Android version of their Opera Mobile browser on a Nexus One. Keep in mind that is not an actual app that you can download from them or the ...

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Official eBay App Arrives for Android

The official eBay app for Android is now available in the Android Market. Created for Android 1.6 and above, it lets users do all the typical eBay stuff – search auctions, buy fun things, pay for purchases, check the items you’re selling, leave feedback, and set alerts. As of right ...

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Motorola Milestone Now Available On Telus

From the carrier that brought you the highly acclaimed HTC Hero, Telus is now officially offering the Motorola Milestone. It is available for $199.99 on a 3 year term. As a bonus, Telus and Motorola have partnered to offer all customers who buy the Milestone a free car mount to help with in-car ...

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Sony Ericsson Refused to Build Nexus One

The CEO of Sony Ericisson, Burt Nordberg, is raising some eyebrows with a statement he made concerning the Nexus One recently to the Swedish publication Sydsvenskan. According to the folks over at Engadget, Nordberg stated in an interview that Sony Ericsson was originally offered the chance to ...

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AT&T Makes it Official – Motorola Backflip Coming March 7th for $99

AT&T has finally announced what we’ve all pretty much known for the last few months.  The Motorola BACKFLIP is headed to Ma Bell for $99 next month.  Customers interested in picking up the The Motorola BACKFLIP can head to their nearest AT&T store and grab the first Android ...

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HipLogic Live Coming to Android

The great thing about the Android operating system is that it makes it easy to customize it to fit you. If you’re like me, the standard Donut 1.6 three home screens never satisfied my “customization needs.” I was always looking for new and different home replacement apps for ...

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Google Listen v1.1 Adds Google Reader Sync, Offline Availability

Google’s free podcast application, Listen, has been recently updated to version 1.1.  The most notable new feature is that subscriptions are stored by Google Reader in the “Listen Subscriptions” folder.  This means that users can manage their podcast subscriptions from their ...

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Handling Multiple Screen Sizes, Part Two

Learn how to handle multiple screen sizes within your Android project, in today's part of an ongoing series of posts, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Half-Baked Android 2.1 Leaks Out to Select Droid Eris Handsets

File under: Good News/Bad News We’re hearing from a number of places that some Droid Eris owners are getting an OTA update.  The good news is that this is the Android 2.1 update they’ve been waiting for.  The bad news is that it appears to be nowhere near complete.   

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Fast-Acting Hacker Makes Nexus One More ‘Desire’-able

Paul O’Brien, founder of MoDaCo, has been a busy little boy.  In what feels like only a matter of hours, he’s been able to flash an unofficial ROM from the HTC Desire onto a Nexus One.  And just to prove things, he snapped a pic of it in action.  

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