Half-Baked Android 2.1 Leaks Out to Select Droid Eris Handsets

File under: Good News/Bad News We’re hearing from a number of places that some Droid Eris owners are getting an OTA update.  The good news is that this is the Android 2.1 update they’ve been waiting for.  The bad news is that it appears to be nowhere near complete. 

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Fast-Acting Hacker Makes Nexus One More ‘Desire’-able

Paul O’Brien, founder of MoDaCo, has been a busy little boy.  In what feels like only a matter of hours, he’s been able to flash an unofficial ROM from the HTC Desire onto a Nexus One.  And just to prove things, he snapped a pic of it in action.

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SPB Mobile Shell 5.0 for Android [VIDEO]

Ever since my days of the T-Mobile MDA, I’ve been a fan of SPB.  Thanks to them, I was actually able to stomach Windows Mobile.  Between their apps and user interface enhancements, I was always looking forward to their next title.  In fact, I was somewhat sad to bid them farewell when I ...

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HTC Legend Coming to Google’s Android Store?

Will HTC’s new Legend handset end up in the Google Android store with the Nexus One?  Sindre Lia, of infoSync thinks it’s a possibility and we’re inclined to agree. One of the things mentioned when the Google store was unveiled is that other handsets will be sold through the ...

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Google CEO: “60,000 Android Devices a Day”

In a keynote speech at Mobile World Congress, Google CEO Eric Schmidt gave us a glimpse into exactly how many Android phones are moving right now. “We are now shipping more than 60,000 Android devices in the Android industry per day and that number has doubled over the last quarter.  The ...

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See What Happens When Google’s ‘Goggles’ and ‘Translate’ Converge [VIDEO]

Google Goggles is an excellent concept – take a picture of something with your phone and get the same search results you would have were you to do a traditional search.  See a bridge or monument and want to learn the name?  SNAP! Admittedly, the mobile app for Android has some kinks to ...

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Sprint Readying Android 2.1 for Early Q2

Many of the new handsets being unveiled this week are being announced with Android 2.1 installed as the OS.  Invariably, this is the time where current Android owners start wondering about their own phones and when they might see an update to the latest release.  Sprint customers with Hero and ...

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Overclock Your Nexus One 1.113GHz

So you’ve got the latest superphone from Google and for some strange reason, that 1GHz Snapdragon processor just isn’t fast enough.  What’s an AndroidGuy to do?  Overclock it yo!  One of the guys over at XDA Developers, persiansown, has found a way to overclock his Nexus One ...

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Rumor: Xperia X10 to AT&T for $199

Remember the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10?  You know, the handset we’ve been waiting for what seems like forever on?  After months of sitting around wondering if and when it will come to the United States, we’re hearing some more precise rumblings on it.  According to a Boy Genius ...

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Download This: Weight Journal

This is the time of year when pretty much every person on the planet is (hopefully still) committed to cutting down on their weight.  We’re out of the holidays and ready to focus on getting in summer shape.  So are there any Android applications to help keep you focused and on point?  Of ...

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LogMeIn Ignition Coming Soon to Android

LogMeIn is in Barcelona this week giving demonstrations of their new Ignition service for Android. Although not available yet for consumers to download or purchase, interested parties can sign up for more information on LogMeIn’s Ignition page. So what exactly does the application do? In ...

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ACCESS Announces NetFront for Android

ACCESS CO., LTD., a company who specializes in helping carriers and handset makers speed up their time-to-market and develop best-in-class solutions, has announced that their NetFront technologies will now be supported for Android. In plain English, ACCESS will help make your Android handsets a ...

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NPR News v1.2 Adds Live Station Streaming

Fans of NPR shows like Car Talk, Morning Edition, and Fresh Air will be pleased to learn that the official NPR app has been updated.  NPR News v1.2 lands barely a month after the first release hit the Android Market.  This is not your typical bug fix and patch update.  It adds a highly ...

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Listen Up! Podcast #40 is On Demand

Our latest podcast, #40, is in the can and available for downloads and streaming.  Joining me this week was resident AndroidGal Nicole, Nick Gray (HTC Source), Andrew Kamika (Androinica), and Taylor Wimberly (AndroidAndMe).  There was plenty to talk about this week as Mobile World Congress 2010 ...

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Photobucket’s Android App Features Automatic Uploads and More

Photo and video sharing site Photobucket has announced that their latest Android app provides the “first ever full imaging suite for mobile, complete with automatic upload, content management, and image search capabilities.”  The free app will make it easier for Android users to ...

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