Has Google Begun Cleaning the Android Market? Do You Care if They Are?

We mentioned in an article last week that an Android developer going by the name of For-side.com Co. Ltd had over 4,000 applications pulled from the Market.  It’s still unknown whether they decided to do this themselves or if perhaps Google was behind the sudden yank.  Today we’re ...

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HTC to Begin Offering HTC-Branded Phones in China

HTC announced earlier today that they are going to offer their own branded handsets in China. Rather than launching through carrier branding or the Dopod moniker, HTC will shipping devices directly. The first few phones listed, the Desire and Wildfire will be joined by another newly announced ...

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Interpad Tablet Features 10-inch Screen, Android 2.2, and Tegra 2 Chip

At this point it seems like there are more rumors about Android tablets than phones.  However, with dozens in the pipeline, none of them appear to be on the level of that forbidden fruit that is the iPad.  An unknown German manufacturer has stepped up with their own plans, aiming for the title ...

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Official Dell Streak Details Emerge on Eve of Release, No T-Mobile Support

Dell has taken to their company blog to shed light on their forthcoming Streak tablet/phone.  Among the details shared is the fact that there are no plans to support T-Mobile’s network.  Tough stuff for those of you holding out hope that we’d see a variant certified for their ...

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7-Inch GENTOUCH78 Tablet Available at KMART for $150

Kmart just became another place to shop for Android tablets.  Yeah, that Kmart.  They are currently offering a 7-inch tablet from a company called Augen that features some impressive specs.  Dubbed the GENTOUCH78, this unit is said to run Android 2.1 and supposedly promises access to the full ...

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Remove Bloatware from your Samsung Captivate

So you just bought yourself a brand new Samsung Captivate.  You are finding that you love just about everything except for say, fifteen preloaded AT&T titles.  Yeah.  There are a slew of apps that come installed on your phone, including AT&T Navigator, AT&T Radio, AT&T Maps, ...

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Review: Motorola H15 Bluetooth Headset

If you’re in the market to pick up a new Bluetooth headset for your Android phone, I recommend the Motorola Pure H15 from the AndroidGuys Store.  I recently spent some time with the device and found it to be rather impressive.

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Samsung Ad Takes a Dig at Antennagate

Samsung’s latest print ad for the Galaxy S series of phones is one of those coy, but highly effective swipes at a competitor.  Without calling the iPhone 4 out directly, it’s very obvious what the handset maker is hinting at.  It says everything without saying anything. Might we add ...

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Dropbox Installs Android Apps on the Go

Looking for a quick and easy way to install a few APK files but don’t have a USB cable handy? Here’s a tip from a Lifehacker user: Put the files in your Dropbox account and you’re already halfway done. Open up the Dropbox app on your phone and click on the file. The rest is... ...

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“Direct Access Numbers” Speeds up Google Voice for Android

A new version of Google Voice for Android has arrived today, and its primary directive is to speed things up. Previous releases of Google Voice were set up in a way that they had to make a request to the GV server every time you wanted to make an outbound call. The new feature, Direct... Read More

Uber-Popular Handwriting Recognition Software Graffiti Comes to Android

Remember Palm?  No, the old Palm.  Remember how convenient it was to write on your device and have it recognize your writing?  That software was called Graffiti and it pretty much went the way of the dodo bird, no thanks to today’s touch screen phones.  Billed as the world’s most ...

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Droid X Does Data Consumption, 5X Other Devices

The Droid X has only been out one week yet Verizon’s network is already feeling the effects.  Speaking at the paidContent Mobile conference earlier this week, Verizon’s business development executive director indicated that users of  their new super phone  are big on data, stating, ...

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B&N Releases “NOOK for Android”

Barnes & Noble are announcing today that they’ve released their popular eReader application into the Android Market.  Titled NOOK for Android, the app allows users to shop the Barnes & Noble eBookstore right from their Android devices. Peruse new releases, free classic titles, and ...

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“Sorry, Folks…” Nexus One No Longer Available Directly From Google

It’s official.  The Nexus One is no longer be available for purchase from Google.  If you visit the page set up for the handset you will find a bland grey box bearing the unfortunate news.  We just learned a few days ago that Google had shipped the last batches of the phone and that ...

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T-Mobile’s HSPA+ Network Expands to Nearly 50 Markets

Call it what you want, 3G, 3G+, or 4G.  Right now it doesn’t matter to T-Mobile.  Slap whatever name on it you want, they’re more concerned with building it out.  And they aren’t taking their time.  The HSPA+ network has now expanded to nearly fifty markets, reaching about 85 ...

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