Web-based Google Maps Updated, Adds Local Businesses to Street View

For the better part of a year, business listings within Google Maps merely linked to Street View.  As of yesterday, those business listings are now displayed within Google’s Street View itself.  Now, business listings appear as names within Street View and as you hover over the name a ...

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First 3D Screen Mobile Handset?

Engadget is reporting that the handset pictured to the left is yet another leaked piece of upcoming hardware, this time from Motorola. Called the Moto MT820, this handsets appears to be a potentially exciting piece of equipment for the China telecom market.  head to Engadget for a full gallery ...

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Spring Design Alex E-Reader Rooted!

The Alex E-Reader has just been rooted!  That’s right, all the goodies that go along with rooting your Android device are now available for your Alex E-Reader as well.  If you are interested in doing this all you need to do is download the .ZIP file, copy it to the root folder of your ...

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Motorola Ditches Google Location Services

In a recent development, Motorola has announced that it is replacing Google location services in a vast majority of its devices with Skyhook location services. Skyhook, which is already used in Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, triangulates your location by using a large grid of WiFi ...

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Why I Don't Hate Apple

Being an Android user,  most people automatically assume that I hate Apple. While I’m not an Apple fangirl and don’t currently own any Apple products, I don’t hate the company in the least.  Apple is incredibly innovative, no one can argue that. Both the iPod and iPhone ...

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Dell Roadmap Leaked, Reveals Android Netbooks

Ok, so we know that Dell loves Android, but we didn’t know they love Android this much!  Android Central is reporting that a Dell product roadmap has been leaked and it features new Android goodies!  These goodies include the “Sparta” netbook tablet and “Athens,” a ...

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Three Hardware Standards Android Handset Manufacturers Need to Implement

Since the debut of the T-Mobile G1 in October 2008, Android has grown exponentially.  The platform has progressed from 1.0 to 2.1, with high-end Android handsets being all the rage in recent months. With the rapid growth of the platform we have seen many different pieces of hardware that  show ...

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I Have a Palm, I Wanted an iPhone, I Ordered an Android……Why??

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Yes, I have a Palm Centro and honestly until I saw my first iPhone, I liked it.  My major complaints with the Palm were the  tiny screen, the terrible web browser and the lack of apps.  The keyboard keys are very tiny but since I used the sides of my gel reinforced french manicured thumbs, I... ...

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Samsung SHW-M110S: Long Lost Twin of the Galaxy S?

Details have been uncovered about a new Samsung handset that will debut in South Korea in the coming months. The Samsung SHW-M110S features a 4-inch AMOLED touchscreen, a 1GHz processor, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11n and Samsung’s redesigned TouchWiz 3.0. It is common practice for a single ...

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Flash and Air Developers Finding it Easy to Port to Android.

Androidpolice.com is reporting that with the recent huge push from Adobe, application and game developers are having a breeze of a time porting over their Air and Flash apps to Android.  Most of the feedback of the process has been positive from devs, some even saying that their apps are ...

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Sony X10 The GutReactionReview(TM) (Updated)

By: Michael Schmidt Okay, I’ve had the X10 since 8:30pm last night now (but I had to sleep some) so here is my initial GutReactionReview™. This will be quick, and mostly point form. It’s possible that any “problems” I list might have solutions, but the whole point is what the reaction of a ...

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Velocity Micro’s Cruz Tablet: Under $300 with Full Flash Support

With the market for Android-based tablets slowly picking up steam, Velocity Micro, a high-performance custom computer producer out of Richmond, VA, is entering the fray.

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Sprint Giving Away Ten EVO 4G Handsets

Attention Sprint Premiere customers:  Sprint has gone mad and is looking to give away 10 — that’s right 10!– EVO handsets, four tips to either Maui, Chicago, Las Vegas or Houston, and $4,000 in cash. Simply incredible! Why you might ask? Well, it is to celebrate the launching ...

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802.11n on Nexus One Coming Soon

Soon, more likely in one of the next Cyanogen releases, you will be able to use wireless networks on the 802.11n standard, which is faster and has a better range than the other wifi standards, with the Nexus One. This is also faster than any other standard supported by other  Android devices ...

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Adobe Previews Flash/AIR Games Coming to Android

If you’ve been wondering what Flash/AIR games were coming to Android when Flash 10.1 hits, today is your lucky day.  Thanks to Adobe Indie Developer Josh Tynjala we now have a idea of what is being planned. Remember, these apps were built using an early version of AIR, they will probably ...

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