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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CES 2010: Two China Only Android Handsets Demo’ed

Attendees of last week’s CES were able to get some hands on time with two previously rumored handsets from Motorola that are, as of now, heading to China.  Both the Motorola Zeppelin and the Moto MT710 were available for demo, and we have read impressions of both units from attendees. ...

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HP’s Android Slate is Coming

The torrent of new Android devices was definitely flowing out of last week’s CES 2010. After Dell and Archos, the latest tablet to run Android  is the HP’s Slate.  A prototype of the Windows 7 version of it was used by Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Balmer, during a keynote address.  There ...

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Analyst Predicts 5 to 6 Million Nexus One Phones Sold in First Year

It seems that market analysts are seeing the Nexus One as a major step forward for Google in the smartphone market.  Doug Anmuth of Barclay Capital is predicting that the search giant will move 5 to 6 MILLION Nexus One Handsets in 2010.  Let’s put this into perspective here. Have you ...

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Android and iPhone: A Tale of Two Articles

Two articles, one bashing Android, one praising it. What lessons are there to learn, though, about those two articles' approaches?

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Dazzboard 2.0 Launches First Android App Manager With iTunes Music Integration

There are plenty of Android users who feel that that they are missing an “all-in-one” synchronization desktop application to manage photos, videos, music and apps>  You know, something like iTunes but with your data in the cloud a la Google.  Dazzboard 2.0′s software, ...

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The Android Army is Rising

In a humorous article from David Pogue of the New York Times, it seems that the “Android Army” is rising to meet any naysaying about the Nexus One or the Android platform with fanboyesque flames of their own.  It seems Pogue wrote a review of the Nexus One and pointed out a few of ...

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CES 2010 Quickie: Google’s Andy Rubin Comments on Multi-Touch

An Engadget reporter had opportunity at CES to talk with Andy Rubin of Google about the lack of Muli-Touch support on the Nexus One.  You can read the full article here, but here is the direct quote Engadget received: “”You call this a superphone — 3.7-inch capacitive ...

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