Maintenance Update for Sprint’s Samsung Moment

Sprint just announced through their twitter account, and their support forum, that they have released a Maintenance Update for their Samsung Moment handset. Pleased to announce Maintenance Release CL14 is now available for the Samsung Moment. Details here – http://bit.ly/7shVpY. – ...

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MacLife Magazine Reviews the ‘Droid.

Being a person who drank the kool aid that Apple is selling, I am a lover of Mac computers.  One of the publications that I receive at home regularly is MacLife, a rag dedicated to, you guessed, all things Mac.  I opened the February issue and was intrigued to find that the staff of ...

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Android Development: It’s Just Different

Developers for other platforms are experimenting with Android in increasing numbers. They are not always happy, because Android does not necessarily do things the way they are used to. We ponder this situation in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Canadian Dream Owners Get Free Magics, No Joke!

Some Strings Attached… It’s true, Rogers has officially announced that all Canadian HTC Dream owners can upgrade to the HTC Magic free of charge. For background information on this story, please go here and here. The catch is that you must resign your 3-year contract as of the day ...

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Cost of Breaking Nexus One Contract Could be More Than Cost of Handset!

For those you who purchased a subsidized Nexus One  with T-Mobile and are thinking about canceling your contract you better listen up.  If you you cancel your contract after the 14-day trial, it’ll cost you between $50 and $200. In addition to this, Google will charge you an additional ...

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Who to Ask for Support for Nexus One…

The Nexus One, while being a very good Android device, has some issues. It is starting with the ordering process with Google and the upgrade eligibility with T-Mobile. There are also reports of signal quality with 3G as outline by Gizmodo. The Nexus One is made by HTC, distributed by Google and ...

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Samsung Galaxy Spica Android Phone to Launch in US

It looks like we have another Android phone joining the mix here in the US. Samsung is adding another Android phone to its lineup and has announced  the Galaxy Spica.  To many, the Galaxy Spica may sound familiar, because it’s not exactly a new phone; it was launched overseas last ...

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The Nexus One and the Future of Android Gaming

With the launch of the Nexus One, the future of mobile gaming on Android looks bright.  Sporting a 1GHz Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm that has on-chip graphical capabilities, the Nexus One is packing some promising 3D potential.  Future Android phones are likely to match or upgrade the ...

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Nexus One Does Not Support WiFi N (For the Time Being)

Recently, Google changed the specs listed on the Nexus One sales site, eliminating WiFi N from the list of available drafts supported by the superphone.  This change reflects what HTC is listing as the official specifications for the handset.  It seems that the Nexus One does have an N ...

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Motorola Device With T-Mobile 3G Passes Through FCC

The FCC  has recently passed another unknown  Motorola phone with T-Mobile AWS 3G bands ( 1700/2100 ). Is this possibly the Sholes Tablet?  I sure hope so! The specs to the phone includes: Quadband GSM/EDGE 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 HSDPA/HSUPA up to 10.2 Mbps Standalone GPS Bluetooth 2.0 ...

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Android 2.1 SDK Out, Seems Benign

The Android 2.1 SDK has finally arrived! Learn what's new and different in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Vimeo Plus Members Will Soon Be Able To View Video On Android!

Vimeo is planning to allow Vimeo Plus members to access videos while using their Android smartphone very soon! According to Andrew Pile, Vice President of Product and Development for Vimeo, “Vimeo believes the creator should choose how people view their content, which is why we are ...

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Nothing Wrong With Google Promoting Nexus One Through Free WiFi

In my travels, I have paid for WiFi a couple of times so I appreciate when I can get access internet for free. When this is the case, I don’t mind getting some ads or having to fill-out a form to briefly share my impressions about the coffee shop I am visiting.  In case you... Read More

Rogue Phishing App Found in Android Marketplace

It was recently discovered that an application on the Android Marketplace posing as a legitimate banking application was actually a cover for a phishing app attempting to gain user names and passwords. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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Spring Design’s Alex eReader Coming to Borders

Borders Group and Spring Design have come to an “agreement in principle” for Borders to sell the Android based Alex eReader. The Alex eReader will feature Borders’ upcoming eBook store. Borders announced back in December that they were in a partnership with Kobo, Inc and would ...

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