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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NOOK for Android Adds New Features in 2.2 Release

Barnes & Noble has just announced another update to their popular NOOK application for Android. This marks the third release in just seven short weeks. NOOK runs on Android devices at 1.6 or higher and provides full access to the Barnes & Noble eBookstore which has more than one million ...

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Uncovering a Slew of Samsung Trademarks

As some of you guys may know, I love to dig through the US Patent and  Trademark Office for any clues as to potential handsets.  While some like to trudge around in the FCC, I spend my time looking for any trademarks for to things that might make for a cool sounding Android phone.  Late... Read More

Six Fantasy Football Apps for Your Android Phone

In the off chance you don’t know, we’re about to kick off the NFL football season.  We’re now in the midst of that lead up time where guys in their 20′s, 30′s, 40′s, 50′s, and 60′s are readying the perfect fantasy football team.  If you count ...

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T-Mobile G2 Confirmed, Pre-Sale Starts This Month

T-Mobile has just pushed out the official press release for the true successor to the groundbreaking G1.  Unfortunately, they didn’t drop any actual release date or pricing on us.  However, they did confirm a handful of rumored details and unveil a couple of new goodies.  Among the new ...

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Quick Look at the Four R2D2 Droid 2 Live Wallpapers [VIDEO]

After playing with the recently leaked R2D2 Live Wallpapers that hit the internet today, I wanted to share them with you. I threw together a very fast, one take video that showcases each wallpaper. The 5-minute clip you see below will give you a good idea as to the level of customization and ...

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Verizon’s Bing Deal Could be a Very Big Deal

After the recent news and hubbub about Verizon and their decision to drop Google Search in favor of Bing, we decided to do some looking into the matter.  Incidentally, our friend Kyle (TheDroidGuy) was already doing some investigating on his own.  Apparently, this Bing deal might go beyond the ...

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Android 2.1 on the (UK) Dell Streak is Not Awesome

Dell Streak owners in the UK are getting Android 2.1 this week, however many would probably rather go back to 1.6 if they could.    The Register is reporting that users are running to issues with all sorts of things, including web browsing, contacts, the touch screen, and buttons.  If you have ...

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Salesforce.com Brings Chatter Mobile to Android

Salesforce.com is rolling out a mobile version of their relatively new Chatter service. Acting very much like an Facebook for companies, it has become wildly successful, adopted by roughly one in four customers. The tool is free to current Saleforce.com clients and runs $15 per month, per user ...

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The Top 25 Android Phones as Decided by YOU

You might recall that last week we brought you the first Android Phone Power Rankings. The AndroidGuys staff got together as a team and listed the top phones from US carriers and ranked them from 1 to 25. Then, we turned around and asked for you to cast your vote in the FAN POLL. We were ...

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Verizon Locks Bing in as Search Option for Fascinate, Restricts Everyone Else

With the launch of today’s Verizon Fascinate, each of the four major carriers in the United States now has a Samsung Galaxy S series phone available.  Rather than churning out the same phone over and over, each wireless provider has opted to customize their handsets with various tweaks ...

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AndroidGuys Coming to an Event Near You

We just did a quick look at the calendar for the next few weeks and realized we'll be in attendance for at least four events. If you are planning to attend any of the following shows and festivities, we encourage you to look us up. We love to meet fans and spend time chatting our favorite ...

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