From RIM to Android

When I got my Pearl last year I thought, “Finally, I have some type of awesome technology!”  That is until I started to notice touchscreen phones everywhere!  I saw the DROID and Eris the week they came out and instantly fell in love.  I wasn’t eligible for an upgrade yet and ...

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HTC Legend is AT&T bound, so says the FCC

Engadget has just posted a picture of FCC origin (see below) showing the HTC Legend sporting AT&T’s 850 and 1900MHz WCDMA bands. The label is the same as the one found inside the unibody case of the Legend that we’ve already become accustomed to. It was previously thought that ...

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TMO Announces MyTouch 3G Slide!

Today T-Mobile officially announced the highly anticipated MyTouch 3G Slide. Featuring such additions as the Genius Button, myModes, and the Faves Gallery, will the MyTouch Slide offer up an experience that is as warmly received as the G1 was? Read below for full press release:    

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Adobe Giving Free Android Handsets To Employees?

BGR is reporting that Adobe will be giving away free Android handsets to their employees. While this has not been confirmed yet, it is believed that Adobe will give their employees a phone running Android 2.2 with Flash so that they become comfortable developing with Flash on the Android ...

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Acer Liquid E to be Priced at 49.99 with Three-Year Contract from Rogers

The Acer Liquid E, which will be launching in June on the Rogers network, has just been priced at $49.99 with a three-year contract.  That’s right, $49.99!  Damn good price if you ask me.  Off-contract, the phone will be costing customers $349.99, which is still a very reasonable price. ...

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Timeriffic: Mind your Manners Without Thinking About It

If you’re like me, anything you can ‘set and forget’ makes your life easier. For managing Wi-Fi, ringer volume, Bluetooth, and more Timeriffic is a great app for all Android phones. I always forget I have this app installed until someone’s phone rings in a meeting. The ...

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Hey Steve! Fighting Porn on Android… There’s an App for That!

Retina-X Studios is announcing the release of the Android version of their Mobile Spy application. Designed primarily for parents who want to control what their children see on their smartphones, Mobile Spy allows a user to literally pick up everything a person does with their handset. In real ...

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Android 2.1 Being Delivered to Sprint Phones (UPDATE: Nope!)

In a leaked image that has been posted to the XDA Forums, the news has broken that Sprint is rolling out Android 2.1 (Eclair) to both of their phones!  This has been LONG rumored, with users taking a “believe it when we see it” mentality (with good reason).  Finally Sprint Android ...

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Quick Settings – An Indispensible App For Your Homescreen

We all live very busy lives, so  any processes that increase productivity and save time are valuable. Quick Settings is a free application in the Android Market that allows access to many of the important settings on your Droid. It has a pleasant user interface, which one will find visually ...

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Samsung: “Android will be on 50% of our Smartphones”

There is another sign today that Android continues to pick up steam in the smartphone industry.  Reuters is reporting that Samsung plans to put Android on 50% of it’s smartphones in 2010, and possibly more beyond this year. With Samsung gearing up to release hot new handsets like the ...

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iConvrtz by Kenechi Ufondu

Have you ever found yourself in a foreign country, in an unexpected airport, and wondered how much you have to pay for that specific toy? I’m a family accountant, and before we travel I usually gather conversion rates for all expected currencies to be used on our trip. However those rates ...

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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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