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. Deals, Discounts, ...

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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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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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