Android’s Internal Troubleshooting Codes Revealed

File this under the “good to know” section of your brain.  A savvy, Android user recently posted an interesting tidbit regarding codes that can be punched into the dialer on your Android device to do everything from a full wipe to check the integrity of your GPS signal. Be warned: ...

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German IFA Video Shows Xperia X10 Running 2.1

If you got a chance to read our Xperia X10 review last week, you know that the one glaring problem that we found with an otherwise slick, sexy handset is the fact that is has shipped with Android 1.6 as the OS version.  We loved this handset after reviewing it; the battery life, the form... Read More

LG to Unveil Optimus One and Optimus Chic Next Week

LG has been sending out invitations for an online press event next week where it's expected they'll unveil a few new Android devices. LG has confirmed that we'll get an official announcement for the Optimus Chic and Optimus One.

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Motorola Tweaks Android Update Timeline… For the Worse

Early MOTOBLUR adopters are finding that their Android phones are dying a slow death.  As other devices from Motorola (and other companies) are looking at Android 2.2 and beyond, Cliq, Cliq XT, and Backflip owners are waiting on a 2.1 update that may never see the light.    

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TweetDeck Beta v0.9.8 Arrives With a Trio of Widgets

The guys at Tweetdeck heard you loud and clear – you love your Tweetdeck beta but you want your widgets.  Rejoice for there are now three widgets in the latest release (v0.9.8) of the popular social networking app: Quick post, New Column, and Quick launch! On top of the requisite bug ...

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Scoreloop Adds PayPal Integration to Cross-Platform SDK

Scoreloop continues to help developers monetize their games this week with the addition of PayPal integration. Already the "leading social gaming infrastructure provider", Scoreloop has been providing tools to help developers engage their end users all while earning additional money

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Best Buy Offering G2 Pre-Sales NOW

Getting excited over the upcoming G2 from T-Mobile but don't want to wait for the pre-order later this month? Head to your local Best Buy and put your name on one. The national retail giant is offering T-Mobile's next super phone for $199 with a two-year service agreement.

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Gartner: Android to Become No. 2 Worldwide Mobile OS by Year End

Gartner has released a report today that says Android is well on track to becoming the number two (#2) mobile operating system in the world by year end.  Expected to end up with around 17.7 percent market share, Android will trail only Symbian in terms of reach.  It should be pointed out that ...

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Motorola “Stingray” Android Tablet Pops Up in Verizon’s Internal Inventory

The rumored Motorola MZ600 Android tablet has surfaced it again.  According to the team over at Phandroid, the tablet appeared in Verizon’s inventory showing demo, dummy and official versions.  This means that the device is a possible go for next year, but obviously nothing is official ...

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Developer’s Spotlight: Smart Lock 2.0’s David Shellabarger

The Android community is growing and becoming quite impressive.  A very large, and huge part of that community are Android’s army of developers.  It is because of this and the role that they play, that we will be featuring developers as often as we can in our very own Developer’s ...

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Join us tonight for AGTN!

Tonight, starting at 9:00 PM CST, the Android Guys Thursday Night Droid-cast will take center stage to bring you some of the best Android entertainment out there!  We will talking MANY different things Android this week, including: Louis Gray from my6sense will be joining us to talk about the ...

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Google Maps 4.5 Hits Android Market with Walking Navigation Beta

Folks with Android 1.6 or higher on their handsets should be seeing the familiar Android Market update notification.  Google has rolled out yet another update to their increasingly awesome Maps application.  This time around (v4.5) Google has meshed the previously available walking directions ...

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DEBUNKED: Verizon Bing Deal Not as Bad as Initially Thought

Okay, so the rumor about Verizon’s intention to block Google Search in favor of Bing can be put to bed.  Business Insider has confirmed the details of the arrangement with a Microsoft representative.  What’s the deal?  Bing will come loaded on a handful of phones, but will not be ...

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Updated Google Voice App Hits Android Market, Adds Two Widgets

You know that fancy new Google Voice app that comes built into the T-Mobile's forthcoming G2? The one with the cool looking widgets? Well, Google is making it available today to existing Android users.

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The Ticker (September 9)

Welcome back to another round of Android stuff worth mentioning that might not make make its own post. Many of these bullet points come from you guys through twitter, Facebook, and email and make for interesting reads. Some work better for developers or heavy enthusiast while others are more ...

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