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150,000+ Incredibles In Warehouse, Ready for April Launch?

CTIA came and went without any Android-related Verizon news.  After watching Sprint and a few others walk away with all the green robot glory, we’re waiting for Big Red to

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Holy Cow! Google Translate for Animals Hits Android Market

See what we did there with the title?  It’s a play on words!  Google has announced their latest Android application, Translate for Animals. Building off other their other translation apps,

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Latest doubleTwist Release Adds Android App Search

When it comes to converting and synchronizing media with Android phones, nobody does it better than doubleTwist. For nearly a year now the “iTunes for Android” solution has made it

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Download This: Toshl

With today’s economy making it difficult to put any extra coin in your pocket, apps like Toshl are doing their part to help out.  If you are an Android user

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Match.com App Arrives for Android Handsets

For over 15 years Match.com has been doing their part to help single ladies (and guys) put a ring on it. Today they’ve announced the extension of their mobile experience

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ASUS Confirms Tablet Plans

With Computex only a few months away, Taiwan-based ASUS has confirmed plans for a pair of “iPad killers”. In an interview with Forbes’ Elizabeth Woyke, ASUS revealed that they are

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CabSense Makes Hailing a Cab Easier for New Yorkers

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission and Sense Networks, Inc. have announced the release of CabSense, an app designed to make finding and hailing taxis easier.  With this

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Early Build of Firefox Mobile (Fennec) Sneaks Out [VIDEO]

A member of the AndroidForums named MartinSchirr has released a very early look at the forthcoming Fennec web browser for Android. Admittedly slow and buggy, it still gives users a

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2.1 Arrives on Select Droids Today, Full Rollout Starts This Week

According to Engadget, the long awaited Android 2.1 rollout has commenced for Droid owners.  Start earlier today, 1,000 started receiving the notification that an update is available for their phone. 

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NARM Releases Android Application

The National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) has released their first Android application today to provide constant news updates as they pertain to the entertainment industry. Launched ahead of the

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Rumor: Verizon’s Nexus One Due by End of Next Week (With a Surprise)

SoftSailor is reporting that one of their most trusted tipsters claims the Nexus One will hit Verizon Wireless by the end of next week. We’ve been hearing things like “soon”

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Latest AdMob Report Shows Android Eating Symbian’s Share of Pie

AdMob released their February 2010 report last week and it confirms what we’ve been seeing and saying for the last year or more: Android is growing very quickly and it’s

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KDDI to Sell 5-Inch Sharp Device This Summer

Tokyo-based KDDI Corp. plans to offer an Android-based handset from Sharp in June in an effort to compete with the likes of NTT DoCoMo and Softbank Corp. The smart phone

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Froyo and Gingerbread Aim to End Android Platform Fragmentation

Engadget is reporting today that the Google is looking to tackle the growing problem of Android fragmentation head on with the next two installments of Android: Froyo and Gingerbread. You know, the kind

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Code Pollution: Background Control

Background processes have their place on Android, and the fact that they are possible gives Android more flexibility than some of the alternatives. There can be too much of a good thing, though — learn more in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!