Android Screenshots: No Root Required with EVO

We’re not sure if this is a bug that will get fixed, an easter egg, or what, but when we heard reports of unrooted EVO users being able to use the screen capture app ShootMe, we had to test it out ourselves. And it worked! You’re looking at the results of our test on the... Read More

Adobe Reader Arrives for Android

So I just happened to notice Adobe Reader in the Android Market a few minutes ago, sitting there with less than 50 downloads!  What a sneaky little product release that was, Adobe.  This marks only the second title from the company, following last year’s Photoshop app.  The photo editing ...

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OTTER – Answers Texts, Saves Time, Saves Lives

As you may or may not know, I love to listen to podcasts, especially Android podcasts.  So when I listened to owner Erik Wood, featured on This Week In Android,  speak about how the idea for OTTER was born after a dramatic near miss of  his 3 year old daughter by a driver who was... Read More

Manually Update Your Nexus One To Android 2.2 Froyo!

FroYo (Android 2.2) is now available to download for Nexus One owners. First impression, this thing is FAST. Just navigating around the menus, this thing is “Wickid Fast” (as Ray would say)! I can’t recall when an update had this much impact on Android’s UI.

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Google I/O: Android Keynote Highlights

The big Google I/O event wrapped up earlier this week and left behind a wake of drooling Android geeks desperate for some Froyo goodness.  Froyo is the impending upgrade to the Android O/S.  It is supposed to start rolling out in the next few weeks to phones, but we’ll see how the ...

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Storing Apps on SD the Froyo Way

We all rejoiced when we heard that in Froyo, Android would officially implement a way to store apps on SD card storage (commonly known as “apps2sd”). Documentation on how this will work has been published, and some of the details, while reasonable in the context of addressing real ...

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Android 2.2 Rolling Out To the Nexus One Right Now

TechCrunch is reporting that Android 2.2, codenamed “Froyo”,  is going live for the Nexus One.  That’s right folks, it appears to already be on the way!  Get ready Nexus One owners!   If I were you, I would check for an OTA update right now. Apparently, TechCrunch reporter MG ...

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Android 2.2: A Developer’s Perspective

So, what does Android 2.2 really mean for the average Android developer? Learn more in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Most 2010 HTC Android Phones to See Froyo Upgrade

Wondering if your new HTC Desire will be getting Android 2.2? Yeah, so are we!  Well, according to HTC if your Android handset was made in 2010, it has a very good chance of seeing the Froyo upgrade (yay!).  The Desire, Droid Incredible, My Touch Slide, HTC Legend, as well as future models are ...

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Google Voice for Android Updated

In other Android news(can you believe there was actually other Android news today besides Froyo?), the Google Voice app for Android was updated. Last time around, the application received a major message syncing feature, which gave nearly instant notification of SMS.  While, this update ...

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Google Says Froyo Technically Possible on G1

If you are still rocking a G1 handset, you are probably used to hearing “NO SOUP FOR YOU!” when it comes to getting an update for your “ancient” phone.  You have probably already either rooted and used Cyanogen, or you have been waiting patiently with your stock device, ...

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Tethering with PDANet

When I did my initial research to decide whether or not to move from my Blackberry to an Android device I was concerned with all of the discussion of tethering – or rather the lack of tethering support – for Android devices.  I didn’t want to root my phone and wanted to simply ...

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MyTouch Slide Available June 2

T-Mobile just released this press release regarding the MyTouch Slide: The T-Mobile® myTouch 3G Slide™ will be available on June 2 at T-Mobile retail stores, select authorized dealers and partner locations, and online at http://www.T-Mobile.com , with additional availability and an expanded ...

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Froyo Today, Gingerbread Later This Year?

With all the rumors flying around, it’s practically a given that Froyo, the next version of Android, will be launched today at Google I/O. We have a bit more indication that this is the case, as well as news that points to a launch of the next version after that, Gingerbread, later this ...

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Google IO Coverage On The AndroidGuys Thursday Night Podcast! And, More Live Callers!

That’s right! Tomorrow night at 7PM Pacific/10PM Eastern we will be recapping all of the Android news from Google IO 2010! You will definitely want to tune in live to the podcast as we’ll have some new voices on the panel and we’ll be taking your live calls! Tomorrows panel ...

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