Official Froyo on G1 Could Happen

Tucked in the middle of yesterday’s news of Android 2.2 code being dropped into the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) was a glimmer of hope for G1 owners.  According to Android developer Jean-Baptiste Queru, Google has restructured the source tree to help device manufacturers to use ...

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Droid Set for Android 2.2 Update in July

The Motorola Droid appears poised to be the first handset to see Android 2.2 aside from the Nexus One.  A recently leaked image shows the Droid salted for the update in late July while the brand new Droid X is scheduled for August.  PhoneDog has since received confirmation of the Droid update ...

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Android Team Employs Remote Application Removal

The Android Developers Blog has an very interesting article up this morning concerning their ability to implement remote application removal.  Along with over-the-air updates and an application “sandbox and permissions model”, Google has plenty of tools to safeguard Android users. ...

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Theme Review: HtcClay’s SuperBad v1.6 for the G1/MyTouch 3G

Let me begin by reminding you that this is a review of a theme, not a ROM. Now then, let’s get to it. About SuperBad: SuperBad was developed by HtcClay. It’s named after the movie SuperBad, which makes it that much better. Version 1.6 is based off Cyanogen’s CM5.0.8 Test4 ROM. ...

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Froyo Build FRF83 Now Available for Nexus One Users

Another incremental Froyo build is being pushed out to Nexus One users.   This time it’s build number is FRF83.  If you are getting tired of FRF50, download the OTA right here and manually install it.  I should note that you must be running the FRF50 update.   The update will simply fail ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Has Been Officially Rooted

The wait is over, folks!   The Sony Ericsson X10 was officially rooted by XDA users: biktor_gj, jerpelea, and bin4ry (who seemingly broke the news via Twitter). Thanks to their hard work, owners can now obtain root access to their devices. Root access gives the owner superuser control, allowing ...

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Skyfire 2.1 Released, Outperforms Flash 10.1 All Around [VIDEO]

Web browser Skyfire is already a huge hit in the Android Market.  With over 500,000 downloads in the first six weeks, it’s easy to see why people are gravitating towards the stock alternative. Hitting the market back on April 29th, it was the first browser to offer Flash for web browsing ...

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Andy Rubin on Android Tablets: “We Haven’t Announced Anything” [VIDEO]

Here’s how you know an official Android tablet is being worked on in some back room somewhere. When speaking with Google VP Andy Rubin earlier today, the subject of an Android tablet was brought up. When asked wither or not we’ll be seeing one before long, Rubin was ready with the ...

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Generation Gap? How I Got my Mother to Switch to Android

“I wouldn’t recommend an Android phone to my mother.” That’s a phrase I’ve heard thrown around more than once since Android first came out, and up until recently, I was of that same opinion. That is until the Sprint EVO 4G came out.   Did you know you could advertise your app on AndroidGuys?

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Sony Ericsson Increasingly Frustrated at HTC, Desire

Sony Ericsson is hoping Android 2.1 helps push their Xperia X10 onto the same stage as HTC and their Desire handset.  The X10 may never arrive here in the United States but it appears to be doing well in other parts of the world.  Unfortunately for the handset maker, they feel it could be on... ...

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Samsung Galaxy S i9000 Rooted

The folks over at Samdroid have successfully rooted  Samsung’s, latest smartphone, Galaxy S i9000.  Rooting the phone allows you to install third party applications and custom ROM’s. Rooting a phone comes with a customary warning that there is a chance that things may go wrong and you may brick ...

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160,000 Android Phones Sold Daily, Market Nears 70,000 Applications

Speaking earlier today at the Droid X launch, Andy Rubin (Google VP of engineering) said that Android phones are being activated at a rate of 160,000 per day.  Yes, that’s almost two activations for every second of the day, every day.  What’s even more is impressive  is the speed at ...

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EVO 4G Versus Droid X : Who Ya Got?

We know the announcements just came down within the last hour for the Droid X but we’re dying to know.  If you had your choice between the EVO 4G from Sprint and the Droid X from Verizon, who would you pick?  And why?  Vote in the poll below and then back your argument up in... Read More

Official: Droid X Arrives July 15th for $199

Surprise!  Motorola and Verizon unveiled the latest addition to the Droid arsenal today, the Droid X.  The rumors and leaks pretty much pegged this phone well ahead of the launch but it’s still definitely worth another post.  So here’s what you guys can expect out of the “Next ...

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Idealyzer is Ideal for Finding Deals

If you classify yourself as a Woot.com junky who does the occasional hits of Woot! sellout or Buy.com’s deal of the day, then Idealyzer and Idealyzer Pro are just what you are looking for. There they are – every daily deal website you never knew existed, crammed into one app for ...

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