Get the Gingerbread Launcher On Your Froyo Device

Modaco's Paul O'Brien has extracted the Gingerbread launcher out of the emulator ROM and made it available for all devices running Froyo. Combined with the Gingerbread-keyboard, this can give you a bit of an impression what Gingerbread is like.

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Zynga to Launch Mafia Wars on Android in December

David Ko, the SVP of Mobile at Zynga was speaking earlier today at the LeWeb conference in Paris where he divulged a bit of exciting news. Ko indicated that the popular game Mafia Wars would be coming to Android in December

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FlightView Elite at Half Price for One Day Only

If you're planning to do any air travel over the coming holiday weeks, you'll want to check out FlightView for Android. Available in two editions, it helps keep all your travel info in one handy place.

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Santa Knows You Want an Android Phone

There’s a really neat little service available from Google (Voice) that makes it possible for Santa to call your friends and family.  After filling out a quick form with information like names, relationships, favorite foods, and location, a recording is generated which can then be shared ...

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YouTube App Updated, Adds Four New Features

The official YouTube application for Android was updated last night to v2.1 which saw the addition of four new features. The app, which is designed for Android 2.2 phones and up, is looking more like the desktop client all the time.

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Notion Ink’s Adam Goes on Sale Today, Prices Start at $375

Notion Ink has just confirmed the pre-sales of their Android-based Adam tablet will begin today. The Tegra 2 powered device will first be offered to registered users from the blog with general public following six hours later.

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Get Your 3D Drifting On with Drift Mania Championship!

Ratrod Studio has just released their 3D Unity based drift racing game, Drift Mania Championship into the Android Market. The 99¢ game has been a success for iPhone, selling more than 2 million downloads over the last few months.

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Get Set Games to Bring Popular Mega Jump to Android in December

Get Set Games passed us a note yesterday to tell us that they are fearing up for the Android release of their popular Mega Jump. After already seeing more than 7.5 million people download the game in six months, the Android version should also do very well.

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Andy Rubin: “Over 300,000 Android Activations Per Day”

Andy Rubin, Vice President of Engineering at Google, sent out a tweet at about 11:37 PM ET saying,"There are over 300,000 Android phones activated each day."

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Android Users Love Data

A new set of studies conducted by Arieso reveals that Android users love to consume data. According to their findings, phones running Android tend to have more data call volumes, time connected to the network, and data volume uploaded and downloaded than iPhone counterparts.

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Theme Spotlight: Get Your Theme On! Sonnysekhon @ XDA

In the wonderful world of XDA there are many developers working towards getting the most out of their device.  In this spotlight, I’d like to highlight a specific dev/themer who shares his work among many devices.  His work ranges from themes to wallpapers.  He is kind enough to share all ...

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Android 2.2 Hits HTC Legend Across Europe Beginning December 9

We know a lot of you guys and gals are anxious to get your Gingerbread fix, however we should remember that there are folks who still want Froyo. One such handset, the HTC Legend has been out for more than a few months now, yet it has been waiting for Android 2.2 to arrive. Great news - the ...

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Samsung UK Giving Tons of Freebies to Galaxy Tab Owners

Samsung UK is using the power of free to help attract new Galaxy Tab owners, and satisfy the current ones.  According to GalaxyTabNews, customers who own the device can fill out a form on Samsung’s site to earn free music , games, books, and movies.  All that is needed is name, email ...

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Is the Galaxy S Getting Gingerbread? Samsung Can’t Say for Certain

We've seen our share of corporate speak and PR mumbo jumbo before but Samsung might have just become the current king. When asked by Pocket-Lint whether or not the Galaxy S would see Android 2.3 'Gingerbread', the handset maker replied with a very vague, albeit technical technical sounding ...

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Sprint Not Planning Tiered Data Plans, Yet

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse was in the hot seat today with Walt Mossberg at the Dive into Mobile conference. When pressed about the carrier's plans to offer a tiered data plan, Hesse said they aren't planning to change things up.

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