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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 

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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