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A minor software update is currently rolling out to Droid 2 handsets around the country. The Motorola update is designed to improve a number of items including battery life, screen response, GPS location tracking and more.
In case you haven’t picked up on it yet, it’s Galaxy Tab week. Yet another carrier has come out to formally announce they will be offering the 7-inch, Android 2.2 tablet. The latest to add their name to the growing list of providers is U.S. Cellular.
We’d heard whispers off and on for a few weeks now that PayPal integration was coming to the Android Market. Long a desired Google Checkout alternative, PayPal would open up big doors for Android developers and fans alike. So when is it coming? It already did. And then it didn’t.
Don’t look now, but Sprint is on a serious roll. The guys behind the Now Network reported their Q3 ’10 results and things are looking up.
Starting today, American Android users can finally get their hands on Navigon’s on-board navigation application, MobileNavigator. The includes some really terrific features including Reality Scanner, which meshes your phone’s camera with Navigon’s POI database to project them directly onto your screen.
Engadget is reporting late this evening that they have spent some time with the device you see in the picture above. According to them, this is the oft-rumored Sony Playstation Phone. The phone is said to be an early, buggy, prototype which should arrive in 2011 with a slight possibility of a 2010 release.
TimeStream Software announced earlier today that they have released four of their popular Disney themed applications for Android-powered handsets. All four titles comes with high remarks and great word of mouth for their iPhone counterparts so we expect the same out of Android. The apps range in price from $1.99 to $3.99 and work for all versions of Android.
Skytunes, a music service/application from esDot Development studio, has been released into the Android Market for music fans around the world. Designed as two AIR applications (server & client), Skytunes lets users take their home music collection with them, everywhere and without uploading to the phone or microSD card.
The Boy Genius Report has been passed some information that shows T-Mobile gearing up for mobile tethering and Wifi sharing options for smart phone (Android) users.
The official Nexus One forum from Google is slated to switch to read only next week, becoming an archive of topics.
It’s Monday! That means tonight at 10PM EST you’ll be listening to the longest running Android-related podcast on the internet. Join your fellow Android fans and developers as we take on some of the most recent headlines and hit each other with the hard questions.
If you’re like us, you probably follow the Android Developers team on Twitter to keep up with official news and announcements. If you don’t, then you would have missed the
Engadget was passed a pair of images of an unknown LG handset marked with Verizon branding. Very little is known about this device other than it has was looks like a front-facing camera, a reflective, mirror-like display somewhere in the range of 4-inches, and a high-definition camera.