EEBA For Virtual Envelope Budgeting

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When it comes to budgeting I prefer the old fashioned cash in the envelope method, but in this day and age of debit and credit cards, it just isn’t practical.  That’s where the EEBA (Easy Envelope Budget Aid) app can help. With this free app you can create a set of envelopes on the ...

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Google Getting Serious about Gaming?

It would appear so as they have gobbled up ex SCEA executive Mark Deloura. Gizmodo is reporting that Google has hired Deloura to be their advocate for game developers.  Check out the whole article from Gizmodo here. Deloura was the manager of developer relations at Sony, so this move is right ...

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GameGripper Arrives For The Motorola Droid

I don’t know about you folks, but when I am gaming on my Motorola Droid I often wish I had a better keyboard.  I especially wish I had a better D-pad.  Then, the other day I saw something called the GameGripper come across my Twitter feed.  What is the GameGripper you might ask? Well, ...

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Rumor: HTC Incredible Also Headed To T-Mobile

Put this one in the major rumor category, but if this image is true (thanks Phandroid!), T-Mobile is getting the HTC Incredible along with Verizon.  The image above was recently spotted on Costco’s system and shows the handset listed with T-Mobile as the carrier. There is a chance that this is ...

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Rumor: Nexus One getting major OTA update soon?

Phandroid has pointed out a very interesting rumor circulating amongst the French. According to Smartphone France, the Nexus One is set to receive an over-the-air update in the coming days. The site states no source and should therefore be taken with a grain of salt. Here’s what the post ...

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Nexus One Shows up in Sprint CelleBrite Unit

The excitement continues to mount as I “patiently” await what will most likely be my next phone. We’ve known for a good month that Sprint will support the Nexus One. But, we have yet to get any solid leads regarding a release date. AndroidCentral is now reporting a tweet from ...

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Enabling the Ecosystem: Snaptic, Part Two

Want to integrate note-taking into your Android application? Consider integrating with 3banana from Snaptic -- we profile what this means in part two of an Enabling the Ecosystem interview in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Quick Look: Grade Ticker (Video Demo)

Grade Ticker is a simple, but incredibly useful app for professors and teachers. Leave it open next to you as you grade an exam and tally the point deductions as you go. Eliminating the need to go back and do the math after each exam really starts to add up when you have 90+ students.... Read More

Enabling the Ecosystem: Snaptic, Part One

Want to integrate note-taking into your Android application? Consider integrating with 3banana from Snaptic -- we profile what this means in part one of an Enabling the Ecosystem interview in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Fatal Assumptions: Touch

The Fatal Assumptions blog post series will review some assumptions Android application developers may make, and why those assumptions may harm their app’s acceptance, immediately or in the near future. Right now, every major Android device has a touchscreen. I say “major” ...

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Mint App Will Come to Android

There’s good news for those Android users who are looking for a budgeting and expense tracking app! Mint, the company behind the popular finance app that has been very successful on the iPhone platform is coming to the Android Market.  

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LG Handset Showing in Verizon inventory, is it the Aloha?

Phonearena.com is reporting that they have gotten an anonymous tipster sent along the image to the left.  Look closely and you will see LG VS740 with Google as being listed in their system.  Of course there is very little other information on what handset it is exactly, but this image may be ...

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Keeping Your Andy Clean (And Disease Free)

The other morning I was eating breakfast and catching up on my email and Reader and realized that even though I had washed my hands before sitting down to eat, I had never washed my phone.  And I had just been happily clicking away on my never cleaned phone at the kitchen table next to... Read More

Rumour: HTC Might Buy Palm to Fight Apple?

Gizmodo (via Bloomberg) is reporting that HTC might be interested in buying Palm, who, as you might know, is in financial difficulty after the poor sales of their latest handsets (Pre and Pixi). The assumption is that HTC would want to grab Palm not for the brand, the handsets, or WebOS but the ...

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NFL Mobile App Coming to Verizon on Monday.

The NFL Mobile App that is the result of Verizon signing a multi-million dollar deal with the NFL is dropping on Monday.  It is going to be a free download for  

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