T-Mobile App Brings Account Info Directly to G1 Users

T-Mobile USA has released their first Android application My Account.  It ties together some very handy data for their G1 subscribers.  Rather than waiting in line or on hold, users can now use the app and get a wealth of account info and more.

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Android Around the World: Orange France to Offer at Least 6 Android Phones in ’09

Orange France plans to have at least 6 Android devices from five handset manufacturers, including Motorola, Samsung, LG, and Sony Ericsson.  Oh yeah, we can’t forget HTC’s G1!  All five phone makers are members of the Open Handset Alliance.

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Three Months In, Android Has 5% of US Smartphone Market Share

According to recent figures released by AdMob Mobile Metrics, Android has grabbed 5% of the US smart phone market.  This is up from 3% in January.  Not too shabby for a clunky device, is it?

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AlchemySnap: OCR & Photo Search for Android Handsets

We just received a tip from the makers of a forthcoming app called AlchemySnap.  With not much more than a paragraph and a 2-minute video to go by, we’re already extremely excited about the prospects of this app.

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Palringo Launches its Multi-Service IM Application on Android Market

Another cool app has arrived in the Android Market in the form of  Palringo.  This application ties together many of the popular messaging and social networking services such as Google Talk, MSN, Facebook, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, iChat, and more.

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Ask Not What Android Can Do For You…

In a sea of "desired features, improvements, and upgrades you would desire to see in a future Android release", we have lots of people asking what Android can do for them. What we need are more people asking what they can do for Android.

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App Review: Google Finance

Even though I’ve lost a good sum of money in the stocks I still like to know how they’re doing. Especially when to get back in with the money I’ve been keeping in my mattress. This is where Google Finance comes in to play. It allows you track your Google Finance portfolios as they bear ...

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Acer’s “A1″ to Arrive in Fall

You gotta love rumors that come across like “This comes from a guy, who knows a guy…“  Such is the case with the Acer Android-based handset rumor. This one comes via TalkAndroid who found it in the The Philippine Business Mirror.   An unknown source within Taiwan-based Acer ...

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NitroDesk Releases TouchDown with Push Email Support in the Android Market

NitroDesk Inc. announced that they have released the next generation of their TouchDown product as a priced application in the Android Market. The new version adds Push Email support for Exchange servers as well as support for PIN based security and Remote Wipe of Exchange data. SAMMAMISH, WA ...

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Piecing Together Android Handset Rumors

We got an email from a reader yesterday, directing us to a post made originally on the TmoNews Forums*.  It’s from a guy who purports that he may or may not be working with with an HTC Whitestone device running Android.  He also claims to have recorded a 9 minute video clip of  said ...

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Android Around the World: Italy Gets G1

Next stop on the G1 world tour – Italy!  Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) is the latest carrier to offer the Android handset commonly referred to as the G1.  Since that name belongs to T-Mobile, they took a cue from HTC’s code name for the device and called it something you might be ...

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Preliminary News on ADC II

The first Android Developer Competition (ADC) was running a year ago. Get an initial glimpse into the second ADC in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Samsung’s Omnia to Become an Entire Line of Phones, Include Android

For the time being, we need to file this under rumor.  A fun rumor, nonetheless. According to msmobiles, Samsung is not going to simply release one Omnia handset.  They have bigger plans for the design type.  Plans that include Android. It should come as no surprise that Samsung has some ...

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You Tell Us: What is it About Android That You Like Most?

We’re opening the Friday feedback up with a question that should get a whole gamut of answers.  Developers and fans alike can chime in with their opinions on this one, so we expect to see a wide variety of responses.  What is it about Android that you like the best? Leave your comments ...

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Rich Miner, Venture Capitalist?

If you’re familiar at all with the history of Android, you’ll recognize the name Rich Miner.  If you’re not, he’s one of the co-founders of Android, the company that was bought out by Google back in 2005.  He’s been there since the beginning and worn a few ...

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