Sloof Lirpa – First Person Shooter

Just when you thought developers couldn’t get anymore generous AndroidGuys Projects,  the masterminds behind the AndroidGuys App bring you a free 3D first person shooter! Taking place during the Nazi-Germany oppression this game is non-stop action from the moment you pick it up. The game ...

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Froyo and Gingerbread Aim to End Android Platform Fragmentation

Engadget is reporting today that the Google is looking to tackle the growing problem of Android fragmentation head on with the next two installments of Android: Froyo and Gingerbread. You know, the kind of fragmentation that has users running four different versions of the Android OS on ...

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Code Pollution: Background Control

Background processes have their place on Android, and the fact that they are possible gives Android more flexibility than some of the alternatives. There can be too much of a good thing, though -- learn more in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Sprint’s HTC EVO 4G: It Sizzles?

I was just perusing through Sprint’s developers website and came across something kinda strange. On the site, Sprint’s upcoming 4G powerhouse device was listed with all of its glorious specs. However, the title of it threw me off. It was called the “HTC EVO 4G Sizzle.” ...

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Mystique – Android’s Most Horrifying Puzzle

Mystique is a 3D RPG puzzle game that is available in 3 versions on the Android Market. I have seen this game in the Featured Apps section hundreds of times and only today was I curious enough to want to download it. On my brand new Nexus One this game blew me away. The 3D... Read More

Android Users Consume More Ads

AdMob’s just-released report (pdf) of mobile ad data from February, 2010 includes great news for our favorite operating system, noting that “Android was the fastest growing operating system in the AdMob network year-over-year.” But more importantly, putting the report in the ...

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Mobinnova Beam Drops Windows CE in Favor of Android

As Laptop Magazine recently discovered, Mobinnova, an upstart smartphone and soon-to-be notebook producer, has dropped Windows CE in favor of Android for its upcoming Mobinnova Beam. The Beam is an 8.9″ netbook that is powered by a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, 256 MB of RAM and a 512 MB ...

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Kickstart Your Android App Funding

A 50th Android business model is to go with a pre-paid funding model, collecting the money needed to build the app up front. Learn more about how you can achieve this using Kickstarter in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Skype Android app for Verizon Available Thursday

Skype and Verizon announced at CTIA that a Skype Mobile app will be available in the Android market beginning Thursday, March 25, for users of the Droid, Droid Eris, and Devour on Verizon. The app is not the VOIP app you might be imagining: it relies on Verizon’s voice network to connect ...

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HTC Desire Quick Look

I was lucky enough to win a HTC Desire in a competition with T-Mobile. That’s right, I won it. I nearly didn’t as the competition rules stated that when T-Mobile rang me I had half an hour in which to respond. They rang twice, I ignored them twice. Luckily I picked my voice mail ...

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Mozilla’s Goal: Firefox for Android in 2010

Jay Sullivan, vice president of mobile at Mozilla, told CNET today that his goal is to deliver a beta of Firefox for Android in late 2010. Sullivan confirmed that, as we recently heard, development is underway, and while he stressed he could not make promises, he did state his goal of having ...

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Google Voice Goes Real Time

Today must have been Android App Update Day at Google: we saw new versions of Listen, Shopper and Voice hit the market. Of these, Voice saw the most significant changes. Previously,  alerts of new voice and text messages were pushed out every fifteen minutes. In fact, I had turned them off, ...

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App Review: 3 (Cubed)

Back in fledgling days of Android, you may remember (if you were around) a paid music player replacement app called RockOn Music Player from developer Filipe Abrantes.  It used  a graphic UI for navigation and had a new and exciting look that was a big improvement on the stock player, it ...

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HTC EVO 4G (a.k.a. Supersonic) on Sprint

It’s here! The “Supersonic” that has been running through the rumor mill has officially been announced by Sprint as the HTC EVO 4G. It has everything they said it would have, and more.    

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Samsung shows off Galaxy S Android smartphone

At CTIA Wireless, Samsung has unveiled its latest creation–the Galaxy S smarphone. The Galaxy S is expected to usher in a new era of mobile phones for the Korean based company. All future smartphones will use Super AMOLED displays with Samsung’s new 1 GHz processors. From the PR ...

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