Android: Open Source or Just an Open Mess?

Those of us who are familiar with the “with Google” stamp on the back of our respective Android phones what does this actually signify?  Is it part of a carrier deal that gives exclusivity to Google premium apps like Gmail and the Android Market, or part of a grander scheme to make ...

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T-Mobile G2 Won’t Support Tethering at Launch

As many of you know, stock Android 2.2 supports tethering out of the box.  However, the folks over at TmoNews have discovered that while this is the case, the T-Mobile G2 will not support tethering at launch.  See T-Mobile’s official comment regarding this below: “T-Mobile does not ...

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Motorola XT720 Released on Wind Mobile

Wind Mobile has released the Motorola XT720, a high-end Android device.  Think of it as the Droid without the keyboard.   This phone has a 3.7-inch display with a resolution of 480×854, 512MB of on board memory, an 8MP camera.  I am really hoping this device will get upgraded to Android ...

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LG Vortex in the Wild, minus FM Radio

The LG Vortex, that Verizon-bound Android device we told you about, has made another appearance. This time, the Vortex is without its FM Radio feature that was rumored to be included. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Paid Apps soon available in More Countries

As you might know, you can buy Paid apps in the Market only if you are located in a country from a list of only the few available. Well, the Android Market Team just sent an email to all the developers to let them know that they will add more countries in the coming weeks.... Read More

Amazon Android App Store in the Works?

Something very interesting popped up over at the Androidcommunity.com forums earlier today.  It could mean Amazon is swinging for the fences in terms of their involvement in Android, or it could mean very little.  The post refers to an email that a developer received regarding an ...

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HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One to Run Android

HP has recently announced their HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One printer which features a nifty 7 inch tablet as both the screen and the control panel.  The printer is a fully functional all in one and seems to be of the quality that we have come to expect from HP. The tablet has a few nice... ...

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InMobi and PapayaMobile Join Forces to Give Devs More Monetization Options

In a press release today PapayaMobile, the open mobile social gaming network for Android, announced that it is teaming up with InMobi.  InMobi has the distinction of being the world’s largest global mobile advertising network, touting 21.2 billion mobile ad impressions monthly. (kind of ...

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And So It Begins, Verizon CEO Confirms Tiered Data Plans

I kind of want to put this article in the rant section, because it is well known how I feel about Verizon and their habits of nickel and diming their customers to death. Engadget Mobile is reporting today that Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg has confirmed that over the next four to six months, his ...

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Last Night’s AGTN Droid-Cast

Well, we had an eventful night last night on the AGTN Droid-Cast.  We had a great cast and crew, a great turnout, and a great show.  However, I owe an apology to Nilay Patel from Engadget. Nilay, while I do not agree with your post about Google, I certainly did not need to react to... Read More

Froyo 2.2.1 Update Rolling Out to Nexus One Owners, Manual Install Available

The Froyo 2.2.1 update is rolling out to Nexus One owners right now and should be for the next few days.  Not much yet on what the update contains as this is breaking news.   As soon as we know more about what the update has, we will update this post! You can pretty much... Read More

Desire HD ROM Ported to HTC Incredible, HTC Desire, and Evo 4G

The recently-leaked Desire HD ROM, which was ported to the HD2 over the weekend,  has now made it’s way to the Incredible, Desire, and Evo 4G.  As for many hacked roms, there’s no camera support yet,  but it still seems fairly stable. For those brave enough to install this, it also ...

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T-Mobile G2 Pre-Order Page Now Live!

T-Mobile is now officially accepting pre-orders for the G2.  The device is a little more than all of us thought, but still not bad.  That’s $249.99 before a $50.00 rebate, with the off-contract price at $499.99. Go and get it folks! Source: T-Mobile Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! ...

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Pre-Orders for G2 Start Tomorrow, Phone Hitting Stores October 6th

TmoNews is reporting that pre-orders for the T-Mobile G2 will start tomorrow for current existing customers. Thank you T-Mobile! The pre-order exclusive will extend to October 4th, just a few days before the official launch of the G2 on October 6th. Get ready folks, this is going to be one ...

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Kindle for Android Adds Voice Search, Wikipedia Lookup, More

Amazon.com announced earlier this morning that they have released an updated version of the popular eReader application for Android. Readers can now enjoy a handful of new features including voice search within a book, highlighting and note taking, and Wikipedia lookup.

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