Let’s Try That Again: Gameloft Releases Ten HD Games for Android

It was one week ago today that Gameloft unveiled ten HD games for Android handsets.  It was almost immediately pointed out that there were problems with finding and loading games onto various handsets.  Gameloft quickly and quietly pulled the links down.  Today sees the developers giving it a ...

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Pandigital’s $200 Color e-reader Due in June, Supports Barnes & Noble

Pandigital, a company known for digital picture frames, will be dropping their first e-reader, the Novel, next month. For $200, users will get a 7-inch color touch screen, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n) connectivity, and 1GB of internal storage. Like many other e-readers, the Novel supports PDF, EPUB, and ...

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Three New HTC Codenames Sniffed Out

One of Engadget’s tipsters was digging through an HTC site designed for internal component bidding and unearthed a few new product codenames. You can now add Glacier, LED, and Vision to the list of possible future Android phones. We say possible only because HTC is still committed to ...

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Engadget’s Flash Face Off Pins Android 2.1 Against Android 2.2 [VIDEO]

Engadget decided to give the Android faithful a head to head video showing Flash 10.1 versus Flash Lite.  In one corner we have a Nexus One running Android 2.2 with Flash 10.1 installed.  In the other corner, we have an HTC Desire running Flash Lite in the browser.  With nearly equal hardware, ...

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OTTER – Answers Texts, Saves Time, Saves Lives

As you may or may not know, I love to listen to podcasts, especially Android podcasts.  So when I listened to owner Erik Wood, featured on This Week In Android,  speak about how the idea for OTTER was born after a dramatic near miss of  his 3 year old daughter by a driver who was... Read More

Motorola Droid to Get Android 2.2 (Froyo) in “Near Future”

Not content with their Android 2.1 update from a few weeks ago, Motorola Droid owners are already looking for 2.2 (Froyo) information.  Our inbox and twitter feed has been hammered with requests from Droid users begging for the latest Android release.  “How long will we have to ...

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MocoSpace Brings Chat, Social Networking App to Android

MocoSpace is announcing today that their first Android application is now available. Similar to their mobile website, the app focuses on social networking and chatting. MocoSpace currently enjoys 11 million registered users with 3 billion monthly pages. MocoSpace for Android offers live chat, ...

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HTC EVO 4G Has Been Rooted

Well that didn’t take long.  The HTC EVO 4G has been rooted thanks to the developer/hacker community.  We can’t say we’re shocked at all by this – Google and Sprint did give put a couple thousand of these right into the hands of the guys who love to tinker with phones ...

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Is This the Droid Heir Apparent?

Hi there!  We noticed you staring at that picture up above.  You like?  Yeah, that is presumably the follow up to the Motorola Droid from Verizon.  It looks great, doesn’t it?  Would you like to hear the rumored specs?  They’re just about the nicest we’ve seen on an Android ...

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A Few Acer Liquid Stream Details

There were a handful of phones on display at last week’s Google I/O which have yet to cross our radar.  As good of a job as we think we do in keeping up with handsets, there are plenty out there we’ve yet to cover.  One such handset is the Acer Liquid Stream.  With only a... Read More

Manually Update Your Nexus One To Android 2.2 Froyo!

FroYo (Android 2.2) is now available to download for Nexus One owners. First impression, this thing is FAST. Just navigating around the menus, this thing is “Wickid Fast” (as Ray would say)! I can’t recall when an update had this much impact on Android’s UI. Deals, ...

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Google I/O: Android Keynote Highlights

The big Google I/O event wrapped up earlier this week and left behind a wake of drooling Android geeks desperate for some Froyo goodness.  Froyo is the impending upgrade to the Android O/S.  It is supposed to start rolling out in the next few weeks to phones, but we’ll see how the ...

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Storing Apps on SD the Froyo Way

We all rejoiced when we heard that in Froyo, Android would officially implement a way to store apps on SD card storage (commonly known as “apps2sd”). Documentation on how this will work has been published, and some of the details, while reasonable in the context of addressing real ...

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Android 2.2 Rolling Out To the Nexus One Right Now

TechCrunch is reporting that Android 2.2, codenamed “Froyo”,  is going live for the Nexus One.  That’s right folks, it appears to already be on the way!  Get ready Nexus One owners!   If I were you, I would check for an OTA update right now. Apparently, TechCrunch reporter MG ...

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Android 2.2: A Developer’s Perspective

So, what does Android 2.2 really mean for the average Android developer? Learn more in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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