‘Happy Hours’ Appeals to Your Inner Jimmy Buffet

A new app has arrived in the Android Market called Happy Hours and it is likely to be a hit. It’s one of those “genius-in-simplicity” applications that appeals to many of us.   Open the app up, let it detect where you are via GPS, and find nearby happy hours. Period.  While ...

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Medialets Releases Analytics SDK for Android Developers

Medialets unveiled their new Analytics Software Developers Kit (SDK) for Android yesterday to help developers track application metrics and more. Using their SDK, developers can also define and measure customized events such as unique users, session length, frequency and average run-time. ...

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Have Keyboard, Will Travel: Android Phones Capable of Using USB Keyboard.

In an article over at jkontherun.com, it seems that some enterprising Android enthusiasts have found that some Android powered devices have the ability to support USB keyboards built into their stock firmware. As the author of the article points out, it is not as simple as plugging in that ...

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Synchronizing Google Voice With Your Location: Google Voice Locations v0.1

Aloha Android and Google Voice fans! Over the last few days, Gizmodo and Lifehacker have featured several posts detailing the adventures of Google Voice Master Chad Smith. According to the folks over at Lifehacker, Smith was able to synchronize his Google Voice ringing schedule with his GPS ...

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Handling Multiple Screen Sizes, Part Five

We wrap up coverage of multiple screen sizes by looking at ways to have your UI take advantage of more space, rather than just rendering bigger, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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CLIQ XT to Run $129 with 2-Year Agreement

T-Mobile’s next Android handset, the Motorola CLIQ XT is dropping with a great price attached to it.  At $129.99, this marks the lowest debut price point for an Android phone on the nation’s fourth largest carrier.  Yet-to-be-announced, the handset is a touch-only device that was ...

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See, You Can Make Money with Android Apps

Hey look, a success story for an Android developer!  We’ve been waiting for the day when a developer steps up and says, “Hey!  I make pretty decent money from Android!”  While it’s not quite the runaway success that Trism was, Edward Kim is tickled pink with his ...

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App Review: Space Physics

If you thought engineering and physics (in their most basic forms) couldn’t be turned in to a fun puzzle game then you are sorely mistaken! Space Physics gives you a marble, a goal and obstacles in between and asks you to devise and draw a way to get the ball to its destination.  

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T-Mobile-Branded Motorola Cliq XT Spied

We’re heading into the final days before Motorola and/or T-Mobile officially announced the Cliq XT.  How do we know?  Spy shots, of course. A few pictures of the handset passed along to AndroidCentral show the smartphone formerly known as the Zeppelin wearing T-Mobile clothing. Generally, ...

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Rogers’ Magic To Be Re-Branded as HTC Magic +

Attention Canadians: Android Guys has some news regarding the Rogers’ HTC Magic.  Very soon you will notice something different when you go to look at the HTC Magic at your local Rogers’ Store.  Is it a new finish? No.  Sorry.  What about a sleeker look? No again!  Well folks, the ...

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Archos Unveils Two Devices For Budget Conscious

Archos has officially unveiled their new 7-inch Home Tablet and the price may surprise you.  For less than $200, customers can grab this mobile internet device (MID) with a 600MHz processor, 2GB storage, microSD slot, and 800×480 resistive touch-screen.  Although the screen size is a few inches ...

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Minor G1 Update Happening Right Now

A minor update to the T-Mobile G1 started to trickling out late last week.  Designed only to improve call performance, Android 1.6 update (DMD64) should be complete by the middle of March.  All flavors of the myTouch 3G including the Fender Edition have already received this update.  If you own ...

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Nexus One Hitting Verizon, Vofadone Shortly

Since the day that the Nexus One was announced, Verizon and Vodafone customers have been anxiously awaiting the super phone on their respective networks.  With a promised “spring 2010″ release, it appears spring might be in the air.  Recent rumblings and FCC documentation hint at ...

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Talk with Astraware

During my time at Mobile World Congress, I took the time to seat and talk with few companies involved with Android.  To kick things off, I spoke with members of Astraware and am only happy to share my takeaway with you.  

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Handling Multiple Screen Sizes, Part Four

We continue our exploration of handling multiple screen sizes in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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