Steve Jobs Rewriting Android History?

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are saying that Steve Jobs is rewriting the history of Android to suit Apple’s interests and the iPhone’s market. Jobs claims that Google developed Android after the release of the iPhone to compete with iOS. In reality, nothing could be ...

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ChumpDump, the Twitter Unfollow Game

A hilarious new game was released this week for the Android platform.  Anyone who is on Twitter can relate to the concept of Chumpdump.  Chumpdump works around the idea that you have an unnecessary amount of followers and tweets by “chumps”.  The premise of the game…get rid of ...

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New CEIVA Snap for Android App

CEIVA Logic, Inc announced earlier this week that they have released an application to the Android Market that will allow users to send photos over-the-air from their mobile device to any CEIVA-connected photo frame.  The application is called CEIVA Snap and since CEIVA invented connected ...

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Gameloft Getting Better at DRM

According to a happy Gameloft customer’s blog, they recently updated their digital rights management (DRM).  We have covered Gameloft’s antics in the past, but this blog post by David Loft praises Gameloft’s new stance on DRM and offers a little explanation taken straight from ...

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Garminfone Sales Not Satisfactory, T-Mobile Slashing Price

We’ve heard that Garmin-Asus and T-mobile”s navigation-savvy Android-powered Garminfone wasn’t selling too well. Asustek denied such rumors and continued to run their Garminfone ads for all to see. However, T-mobile has now dropped the price of the Garminfone from $199 to ...

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Froyo-based Cyanogenmod 6 Feature Walkthrough

Teamdouche is a well-oiled machine and is putting the finishing touches on their latest iteration of Cyanogenmod!  As we reported recently, members of the Cyanogenmod community have been hard at work on CM6.0 and now persiansown has posted a Youtube video to take a walk through some of what ...

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T-Mo’s HTC Vision is the HTC Vanguard: a 21 Mbps HSPA+ Smartphone

In an article over at Engadget.com, they are reporting that T-Mobile and HTC are hard at work to bring out the first offering that can handle the theoretical 21 Mbps speeds that Big Magenta claims their new HSPA+ network is providing.  The handset that is going to have this capability?  The HTC ...

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GSM Version of HTC EVO 4G or Incredible for Outside U.S.?

Gadget site Electronista is reporting this week that HTC may be producing a GSM device (codenamed “Ace”) with the  EVO 4G’s form factor for use outside the United States.  U.K.-based Pocket-lint, however, is reporting that the HTC Ace will be the U.K.’s equivalent of ...

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Android Market Will Hit 100,000 Apps This Month

The graph speaks for itself. According to Android Market web interface AndroLib.com, the Android Market now offers users more than 90,000 apps, and is on pace to end the month in six figures. It will reach this milestone several months shy of its second birthday. A year ago, the number was ...

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Update Hitting the Motorola Backflip (Not That One)

Motorola has released instructions for updating the Motorola Backflip (no, it’s not 2.1, just a software update) on their site. This update is meant to improve AT&T’s Blur-packing device in the following areas: Text messaging Display Camera Bluetooth Network Connections Android ...

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Fujitsu Rumored to be Hopping on Android Bandwagon

It is being rumored that Fujitsu is now working on an Android-powered phone of their own.  With no hardware details to share at this point, various outlets (translated) claim it will land on NTT DoCoMo at some point in 2011 with other countries to follow.  Fujitisu doesn’t offer any smart ...

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PSA: US Cellular’s Samsung Acclaim on Sale Today

Today marks the day that US Cellular begins offering Android devices.  If you live in one of the markets where US Cellular service is offered, you should head to your local store and check out the new Samsung Acclaim.  Sold exclusively through the regional carrier, the Acclaim is powered by ...

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Android SDK Updated

Google announced on the Android Developers blog that the Android 2.2 SDK has been updated to match the most recent system image that was pushed to the Nexus One (FRF91). In the post, Android SDK Tech Lead Xavier Ducrohet says: As you may have noticed, the source code for Android 2.2, which we ...

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Android Gains Market Share While All Others Lose It

Over the last three months, all of the major mobile platforms lost share to Google Android.  Although still in fourth place, Android increased by four percentage points from February to May, whereas Android’s number one competitor, Apple decreased one point.  (Although, it should be noted ...

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New Rover Android Tablets to Rival iPad

Rover, a Russian hardware manufacturer, has unveiled 5 new tablets, 4 of which run on Android. These devices look promising, with specs that may even rival the Apple iPad. the most impressive by my standards is the RoverPad TegA W70, which runs android 2.1, has a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen, ...

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