Geek Up Your Sofa with Android Pillows!

Etsy seller Craftsquatch may have just bitten off more than they can chew with their made to order Android pillows.  These 12″x12″ squares are made with fleece and stuffed with polyester and run $19.99 a piece.  Order a few for yourself and hold onto them as you wait for your phone ...

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Android On Lockdown: AT&T Removes Best Parts of Android from Backflip

Well folks, if you haven’t heard by now, AT&T’s first Android Handset, the Motorola Backflip, has been locked down and crippled.  In doing this, AT&T has not only removed Google search, but disabled Android’s ability to install non-market apk files outside of the ...

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Download This! ConnecToo

I’m a big sucker for brain games, puzzles, and casual time wasters on my Android handsets.  I recently learned of a game called ConnecToo and it’s right up my alley.  The premise is simple enough – connect every two elements of same color by drawing a line between them.  The ...

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Verizon Shows Us How Skype Mobile Works [VIDEO]

Verizon recently announced that they’ve worked out an exclusive deal to offer Skype Mobile on their Android handsets.  Starting this month, the Droid, Droid Eris, and Devour handsets will come loaded with the “new” feature that allows for calls anywhere in the world without ...

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Samsung’s SHW-M120S to Feature Bluetooth 3.0

Just over a month ago, we brought you guys news of a Samsung handset called the SWH-M100S. Today finds us already learning of its presumed successor, the SHW-M120S. Thanks to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, we know that this handset will offer Bluetooth 3.0 once it arrives. Other specs ...

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Leaked 2.1 Droid Update Reveals Live Wallpapers

Late last week, the Android 2.1 update for the Motorola Droid was leaked to the XDA Developers forum. Interestingly, within the build was something I found extremely cool: live wallpaper!  Does this mean live wallpaper will be included on the official build? Maybe, but I still wouldn’t ...

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G1 Powered “TruckBot”

Wired recently published a post on two techie guys who decided to create a robot integrated with Android.  Dubbed ‘TruckBot’ the robot could prove to be more than just gimmick.  While we’ve seen a handful of robots that were controlled using Android phones as remotes, this is ...

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Android Market for Business to Launch Next Week? Doubtful

ZDNet reports that Google may launch an Android Market for business, and highlights some potential benefits for Android developers. A market that targets businesses may yield better results for developers because businesses that use apps to make money might be more willing to shell out money ...

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AndroidGals: Where are the Girlie Android Phones?

The first smart phone that I truly fell in love with was a Blackberry.  I loved it so much that I never thought I would see the day that I would switch to another phone.  To me, the Blackberry form factor was very female friendly.  There were two big things that appealed to me as... Read More

On Sale Now: AT&T’s Motorola Backflip for $99

It’s official, you can now get an Android handset on the carrier of your choice.  That is of course, you pick from the top 4 providers in the United States.  Starting today, the Motorola Backflip is available on AT&T for $99 with a 2-year agreement and a mail-in rebate (via AT&T ...

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Poll Shows AG Community Is Unified On Apple vs. HTC

For those of you who are unaware, every week Android Guys holds a poll accessible from the Android Guys App. For this week’s poll we picked the most controversial issue currently running through the Android communities; who do you feel is in the wrong regarding Apple’s latest ...

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Average Samsung Phone Coming To Rogers

If the Samsung Galaxy Spica were the new kid in school, he/she would get made fun of for his/her out of date clothing and boring personality. While there has been much phone release news in the past few weeks, the Samsung Galaxy Spica is nothing to get excited about. As a community of highly ...

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Rumor: Verizon Already Training Employees on Nexus One

Boy Genius Report is reporting this morning that Verizon Wireless is currently in the process of training some of their employees on the Google Nexus One. Apparently the information BGR has is based on some e-mails which were bouncing around between curious customers and well-informed reps.  If ...

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Will Microsoft Hold Android Hostage?

Right now, we’re all worrying about Apple’s patent claims against HTC, but Android may face a similar attack from Microsoft. It’s not terribly well known that Microsoft claims that it owns significant intellectual property used in Linux, the operating system at the heart of ...

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Beta Review: Swype

The onslaught of touch-only Androids hitting the market has created a bit of dilemma for me. You see unfortunately, I was blessed with fingers that may as well be physically allergic to on-screen keyboards. I’d literally take a T9 keypad over those ridiculous on-screen “mock ...

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