Report: Droid Incredible to see Froyo this Week

Verizon’s Droid Incredible is said to be receiving its Android 2.2  ‘Froyo’ update this week, according to Mashable sources.  The exact date being thrown around is Wednesday (18th) but we’ll be happy if ours sees is in August. Should it roll out as expected, it will only ...

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Report: PayPal Payments Coming Soon to Android Market

According to a Bloomberg report on Friday, Ebay’s PayPal is in talks with Google about adding its payment service to Android devices.  If the negotiations go as Google is planning, PayPal could be available for the Android Market by the end of the year, perhaps the Fall. This is great ...

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CyanogenMod 6 Release Candidate 3 Now Available for Nexus One

Nexus One hackers rejoice!  The latest release candidate for CM6 has been released for the Nexus One.  That’s right, let the speed and trackball waking begin!  Woo-hoo. As always, flash with caution and always do a backup first. You can get the .zip file here! Source: CyanogenMod Image ...

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The Droid to Get Another Froyo Update, This Time With Flash 10.1

Motorola doesn’t quit, does it? Just days after the Droid got it’s official Froyo update (which is expected to finish rolling out by August 18th), they throw us another bone. Big Red and Moto are telling us that the Droid will get another Froyo upgrade “within the next few ...

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Notion Ink Adam Improving

Well, it’s been a while since we’ve heard any news about Notion Ink’s Android-powered iPad competitor, the Adam tablet. But it looks like they are giving us a glimpse, and it’s going to be an early Christmas. Notion Ink CEO Rohan Shravan has a new blog post entitled ...

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Google Adds “Double Flip” to Launch Gesture Search

Android users may be familiar with Google’s Gesture Search. The app allows you to search your phone’s data by writing characters on the touchscreen, but it’s usefulness was limited because it has not been truly integrated with the OS. To eliminate the need to actually start ...

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Augen Switches to AndAppStore on Tablet No Longer Available at Kmart

Augen, maker of the GenTouch78, the well known  “$150 Kmart tablet,” has been under fire from Google for distributing the Android Market and other Google apps without permission.  Since Augen and Google were not able to come to an licensing arrangement for the proprietary apps (no ...

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Google’s Response to Oracle’s Suit

We knew it would not take long for Google to respond the lawsuit that Oracle has filed against them.  An article from Informationweek.com gives a quote from the Google statement about the matter: “We are disappointed Oracle has chosen to attack both Google and the open-source Java ...

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Evernote Update Adds Convenient Widget and Sharing Option

Evernote updated their Android app earlier this week, fixing minor issues, and adding a pair of notable features in the process.  The ultra-popular note/task application now offers an Android widget for added tasking convenience.  It’s now possible to add snapshots, audio notes, and text ...

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More Pics of the Galaxy PMP

The new Samsung Galaxy Personal Media Player has been outed again with some new pics. Although a bit blurry, it is has been said that many people overseas have them in hand, and the release of the device is imminent. This is the unit Samsung is developing to be in direct competition with the ...

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ASUS Eee Android Pad Coming in March

Electronista.com is reporting that ASUS Chief Jerry Shen is confirming that they are indeed planning on releasing an Eee Android tablet next March!  He would not give details about the device hardware specifics, but he did say that they had redirected their Smartphone division to give this ...

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Oracle to Google: “We’re Taking Our Java and Going Home! Unless You Pay.”

Some interesting news broke late yesterday about the fact that Oracle is suing Google over the use of Java in the development of the Android platform. A quote from the news.sky.com article: The suit claims that Google “knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle’s ...

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HTC Lexikon and HTC Bee Uncovered

There are two more HTC codenames to add to your  list of potential Android 2.2 devices – the Bee and Lexikon.  This marks the first time we’ve heard of either phone, at least with these names.  The Lexikon features a sliding QWERTY keyboard, a 3.8-inch display, 512MB RAM, 4GB ...

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Disturbing Nazi Theme on Android Market (Now Removed)

We ran across this editorial today from Engadget, talking about the existence of some offensive Nazi themes that come up  when you search the keyword “Jewish” in the Android Market.  Make sure you read the authors thoughts on this issue. It seems that Michael Gartenberg, another ...

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Vlingo Sets $10 App Free After Google Voice Actions Announcement

In light of yesterday’s Google announcement of Voice Actions, Vlingo has decided to free up their own voice application.  Effective immediately, the app which previously cost $9.99 will be now be offered at no cost.  And unlike the new Google feature, the voice activated app/widget will ...

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