Pre-Alpha Test This: Firefox for Android

Are you excited by the long awaited release of Fennec (Firefox for mobile devices) on Android? Then, good news, you can now download and install pre-Alpha nightly builds! As outlined in the Mozilla wiki, the app is at a very early stage of development and still needs lots of work. But it is ...

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Books On the Go With eReader

As a bookworm, one thing that has continuously frustrated me with my Android device is the lack of an eReader that can accommodate content with DRM.  I want to be download content on the go if I get stuck somewhere without my Kindle and lacking in entertainment.  I suppose if that someplace was ...

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Download This: 2.1 for Sprint Hero!

No more teases, Sprint Hero owners. No more waiting. 2.1 is here. Get yourself on over to HTC’s site for the download, then head to Sprint and follow the instructions. One big caveat:    

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Live Tweeting the Google IO Keynote

Just a quick note to direct folks to our Twitter account for up to the minute news on Google IO this week. Today at 9am Pacific, we’ll be live tweeting the keynote speech that kicks off the conference. Of course, we’ll post any big news out of the conference here, too!    

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PrimeTime2Go: Mobile DVR for Moto

QuickPlay Media has released PrimeTime2Go, a subscription-based Android app that not only allows you to watch TV shows over wifi, but also to use the phone as a DVR. (Edit: To clarify, shows must be downloaded over wifi, but no connection is needed to watch them after they’re ...

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WeFi Report on Wi-Fi Usage

WeFi, which bills itself as “the world’s largest free Wi-Fi network,” gathered data during Q1 2010 from users of their app from over 220 countries and territories. It includes data from laptop, netbook, Symbian and Android devices (all the platforms on which the WeFi app is ...

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Google Buys VOIP Firm, Android Video Chat On The Way?

Today, Google announced the acquisition of Global IP Solutions, a move that could lead to native Android video chat.  Are you excited yet? It is possible this video chat(if it becomes a reality) will be integrated in Gmail, Google Talk, or even Google Voice.  It might even become something new ...

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Android 2.2 To Recommend ‘Flash-enabled’ Websites To Users

Engadget is reporting that the latest version of Android — you know, the one with 450 percent performance improvement and  Flash playback — will, upon updating, guide you to visit a selection of Flash-enabled websites.  In my eyes, this is a direct counter by Adobe and Google of ...

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Quick Look: Grade Rubric (Video Demo)

Grade Rubric is a useful app for professors and teachers who grade papers and assignment using rubrics. If you can break an assignment up into categories of things you’re looking for, you simply grade each category and Grade Rubric handles the rest. It even has an option to auto-generate ...

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Virgin Media and T-Mobile UK Announce HTC Wildfire

Two major UK operators announced that they will be offering the HTC Wildfire. Both Virgin Media and T-Mobile announced on  Twitter  that they will be offering the phone which has been described as a mix of the HTC Tattoo and Desire. T-Mobile have announced that they will have it from the 14th ...

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Android Sport Applications – Part 1

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As an Ironman triathlete and avid marathoner, I was quite excited to explore sport applications on my Nexus One Android phone. My main goal was to use an Android application to track time, distance and pace during my run and ride workouts. Historically, carrying up to three devices: a cell ...

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ShoutOut App Let’s You Speak Your SMS Messages

If you have ever wanted to be able to use Android’s voice recognition to translate your spoken word to text message, then this is the app for you! Promptu, a software developer for both Android and the iPhone, has developed a speech recognition software application that will tie with ...

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Nexus One available with SFR in France

As promised by Google when they announced they were closing down the online shop, the Nexus One is becoming available with some new providers. Right now you can order a Nexus One online from SFR (French provider part of Vodafone group). Soon it will be also available in retail shops (from the ...

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OnStar + Google = Volt 2.0

Andy never looked so good rolling in a Chevrolet Volt! General Motors and OnStar have just announced the impending release of their latest Volt app which will be available across a wide variety of smartphones. Using the power and functionality of the Android platform Chevrolet has created an ...

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Can Android Be a Personal Trainer?

As the weather gets warmer and summer approaches, I invariably feel the need to lose a few pounds. Sadly, I am lacking in the funds department and therefore cannot afford to hire a personal trainer. So I set out to do the next best thing-call on my T-Mobile MyTouch 3G Android phone to help ...

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