Official Twitter App for Android Arrives!

We all knew this was coming… Twitter just announced the release of an official Twitter app.  It is only for Android version “2.1 and above” (hint for the upcoming 2.2?). When apps work well with each other, sharing becomes as second nature on machines as it does in person. The ...

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Strike a Pose…There's Nothing to it. Or is There??

Nearly 5 months ago I hopped aboard the Android train knowing that this would be something I would hardly regret. The feature I was looking forward to most was a through the roof mega pixel camera with almost as many editing features as the software I had on my computer.Yet to my dismay, my ...

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State Farm Releases “Pocket Agent” for Android Handsets

If you have an Android Handset and State Farm Insurance, your life just got a little bit easier. Why you might ask? Well, State Farm has released an Android app they refer to as the “Pocket Agent.”  Pictured to the left, the app is one of the most comprehensive insurance company ...

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Motorola Sells 2.3 Million Android Handsets in Quarter 1

Motorola announced it’s Q1 earnings today, with the technology company pulling in more than $5 billion dollars! That’s right, $5 billion dollars!  Its mobile arm brought in $1.6 billion, shipping 8.5 million phones, including 2.3 million Android smartphones.  Nice!  While overall ...

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Motorola Backflip Now on Telus for $99.99

The Motorola Backflip on Telus, as promised last month, is now available for those who have a fever for Android and dig the weird flip mechanism and the unconventional rear touchpad. As you may already know, the Motorola Backflip packs a 3.1″ HVGA display, 5 megapixel camera with flash (which ...

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MyCoupons – Find Great Deals via An Android App

Who else out here loves free stuff, or even discounts on the things we love and want? I’m a huge fan of saving money, especially now that several of us are out of work or hardly working due to economic hardship. To make finding deals easier, the Survey Notify team has created an app that ...

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Rogers Social View – What’s In A Name

Most recent Canadian Mobile news has rumoured a new service called Social View from Rogers Wireless. Up until now, no one could figure out what it was, although we all could safely assume it had something to do with amalgamation of social networking services. Here is the official description: a ...

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Acer Liquid E Confirmed On Rogers – Coming Soon

Announced months back, it now looks like Rogers will soon be releasing the Acer Liquid E. There is no exact release date known yet but we will be sure to let you know as soon as we do! It isn’t the prettiest Android phone, but we have seen that with Android it’s usually the less... ...

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HTC Slider Passes Through FCC With AT&T 3G

Well, look what we have here! The above HTC Android handset has just passed through the FCC with AT&T 3G bands.  Yippee!  I have got to be honest, I am loving the form factor, looks a lot like an HTC Touch Pro 2.  Typing on an Android version of the Touch Pro 2 makes me... Read More

Rhapsody, The Best $9 Bucks I Ever Spent

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When I think of playing music on my Android phone, I usually head on over to my Pandora app, until recently. I came across the beta version of Rhapsody’s Android app and instantly fell in love. Instead of Pandora dictating what songs I get to listen to, I have full control of what music ...

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Android, the Freedom to Develop, Customize and Organize

Freedom!

It is exciting to be involved with a rapidly advancing technology that allows participation on an individual level.  As Android fans, we are all involved in shaping an ecosystem that will encompass individuals with a vast expanse of knowledge and needs.  This system gives each individual tools ...

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HTC to Pay Microsoft Royalties on Android Phones

As we predicted in March, Microsoft has strong-armed HTC into signing a licensing agreement to pay Microsoft royalties for HTC’s Android phones. The good news here is that an Apple-style lawsuit is unlikely now that HTC has agreed to cough up the money. The bad news is that we’ll ...

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Why Tune In To The Thursday Night DROIDcast? Let Me Tell You…

“Oh Scotty,” you say… “why do you harass us constantly about tuning into the AndroidGuys Thursday Night DROIDcast every week?” My response is pretty simple; “because we have a great time and we give away free stuff.” What more could you possibly want? ...

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U.S. Cellular to Launch the HTC Desire in July

Praise the Android Gods, we now have a date for when the HTC Desire will launch on U.S. Cellular!   According to the U.S. Cellular Facebook page, the HTC Desire will be launching sometime in July so get your checkbooks ready. Originally, it was thought the HTC Desire would land on more ...

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Step Up Your Android's Security With Lookout

One of the advantages of using an Android is being able to download apps outside of the Market.  How do you make sure you’re protected from malware on your phone while doing this?  One app I’ve come to rely on is Lookout.  What prompted me to download it initially was it’s ...

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