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Code Pollution: Background Becomes Foreground

Learn when your background processing might run with foreground priority, and what to do about it, in a Code Pollution post in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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All But Confirmed – Motorola Cliq XT Launching This Week for $99

T-Mobile’s next Android handset, the Motorola CLIQ XT is set to roll out this week.  We missed the launch by a week, calling for it last Wednesday the 10th.  Turns

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BlackBerry Users Pine for Android

A recent Crowd Science study indicates that BlackBerry users have wandering eyes and are considering other platforms for their next handset.  Roughly 1/3rd of BlackBerry owners would switch to an

App Reviews

App Review: WeFi

We often take it for granted but it is great to be able to carry these small devices around with constant web and data connections. While each of us have

App Reviews

10 Android Apps You Need To Download NOW!

by Scotty Brown Have you ever seen one of those lists on a tech site giving you this list of apps that they claim are the end-all-be-all of lists? The

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HTC Legend, Desire Headed to Vodafone UK

Two of the hottest new phones to come out of Mobile World Congress last month, the HTC Legend and Desire, have been announced for Vodafone UK. Customers can register now

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Inventor of Cellphone Dumps IPhone, Embraces Android

It turns out that Martin Cooper, the man who invented the cell phone, is the proud owner of a Motorola Droid!  In a story which aired on C-SPAN,  Martin discussed

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More Evidence of a Sprint Nexus One?

With the Nexus One headed to Verizon and Vodafone in the coming weeks, customers on other networks are starting to wonder if and when they’re provider will be offering the

Share With the Class! Free Apps Worth Paying For

Welcome back to AndroidGuys’ new series, Share With the Class!  To kick things off, we asked you what your favorite productivity apps were.  Some of you mentioned titles like Gmote,

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Verizon Nexus One Only Available Online, Sense UI? Doubt It

Android Central has gotten hold of a picture showing the Nexus One in Verizon Wireless’ Equipment Guide. The description clearly states that the phone will ONLY be sold through Google’s

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Vodafone UK Showing Nexus One “Coming Soon”

Back when the Nexus One was launched, the Google store listed a placeholder for Vodafone and Verizon with a “Spring 2010” launch.  With the season technically kicking off next Saturday,

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Hootsuite Acquires Swift App

Days after launching its Android application, Hootsuite is announcing that they have acquired developer Swift App. This doesn’t come as a total surprise as Swift App was the company behind

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T-Mobile’s Voice Plus Beta Has Started

After nearly a month of waiting,  T-Mobile has started their Voice Plus Beta program for G1 owners.  Emails are being sent out this evening to those of you who signed

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FlyScreen Integrates FourSquare into Latest Release

FlyScreen just dropped a great new feature into their Android lock-screen app.  FourSquare integration allows user to check-in from their handsets without the need of opening an actual app.  For

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HTC Incredible Poised for CTIA

The HTC Incredible has been seen in the wild, yet again, leading us to believe the handset has been prepped and readied for a CTIA announcement.  Dressed in Verizon black