Distimo Study Reveals A Great Deal About The Android Market

Distimo, a Dutch app store analytics firm, has finally completed their research on the six major mobile app stores: iTunes App Store, BlackBerry App World, Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store, Palm App Catalog and Windows Marketplace for Mobile.  Their findings analyzed store size, store ...

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Nexus One Event Canceled in China

Well folks it seems that the relationship between China and Google has gotten even lower.  According to Android Central, Google has reportedly canceled a Nexus One developer event in Beijing.  Apparently Google was set to introduce the Nexus One along with other latest and greatest Android ...

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App Review: WikiPock

While browsing through the AndroidGuys accessory store I came across an app that quickly grabbed my attention.  WikiPock takes the massiveness of the Wikipedia online database and shrinks it down to 4GB so that it easily fits on a standard memory card.  The idea of having the entire Wikipedia ...

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Handling Multiple Screen Sizes, Part Three

Learn how to handle multiple screen sizes within your Android project, in today's part of an ongoing series of posts, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Official AIM App Brings Facebook Chat with It

We finally have an official AIM app for Android. The popular instant message service launched its app this week with a special surprise. It comes with Facebook Chat integration, which is something Facebook for Android lacked. The Facebook part is still in beta testing and you need to download ...

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MWC 2010: HTC Desire and Legend Overview

You probably know already everything there is to know on the latest Android devices from HTC, the Legend and the Desire.  I’d like to add some more information as I was able to spend few minutes on Tuesday with HTC. Obviously we talked about the new devices but also about the updated ...

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Beta Test This! Gowalla for Android

We’re finding that many of our readers and twitter followers love to try out new applications.  Any time we mention a developer is looking for feedback or insight into their application(s), you guys seem to jump all over it.  Here’s another one, and its a pretty big title – ...

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Archos 5 gets Firmware Update

Recently, I turned on my Archos 5 tablet for my nightly reading and found notification for the firmware update (1.7.77). Alas it’s still Android 1.6. The update went without a glitch but if you are wondering what was includes here’s rundown from the Archos support site: Extended ...

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“Google Shopper” Hits the Market

Google Shopper, a new app from Google Labs, hit the market tonight. This new app should cause the developers of ShopSavvy and other barcode reading shopping apps sweat a little bit. With Shopper, you can not only scan barcodes but also look up products by taking a picture of them (as you can ...

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3G Issues Proving to be Super Phone’s Kryptonite

It seems that the 3G issues that the Nexus One continues to have may be hardware related.  According to an article at TmoNews, Nexus One users are able to change their 3G signal levels just by how they are holding the unit!  This is happening despite an OTA update which was supposed to have ...

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Motorola Milestone Now Available On Telus

From the carrier that brought you the highly acclaimed HTC Hero, Telus is now officially offering the Motorola Milestone. It is available for $199.99 on a 3 year term. As a bonus, Telus and Motorola have partnered to offer all customers who buy the Milestone a free car mount to help with in-car ...

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Sony Ericsson Refused to Build Nexus One

The CEO of Sony Ericisson, Burt Nordberg, is raising some eyebrows with a statement he made concerning the Nexus One recently to the Swedish publication Sydsvenskan. According to the folks over at Engadget, Nordberg stated in an interview that Sony Ericsson was originally offered the chance to ...

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HipLogic Live Coming to Android

The great thing about the Android operating system is that it makes it easy to customize it to fit you. If you’re like me, the standard Donut 1.6 three home screens never satisfied my “customization needs.” I was always looking for new and different home replacement apps for ...

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Handling Multiple Screen Sizes, Part Two

Learn how to handle multiple screen sizes within your Android project, in today's part of an ongoing series of posts, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Official Android Guys App… Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

It seems only right that we give our loyal readers the first look into the “oh-so-close-to-being-done” Official Android Guys App. Besides some unknown random errors  you will fall head over heels for this app. It’s got a sexy appeal, solid news, and extra goodies to back it up ...

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