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Founded on November 5, 2007, we've enjoyed bringing you the latest in Android news and rumors. Updated daily, we strive to deliver reviews, opinions, and updates on all things related to Android.

News and Rumors

Android, the Freedom to Develop, Customize and Organize

It is exciting to be involved with a rapidly advancing technology that allows participation on an individual level.  As Android fans, we are all involved in shaping an ecosystem that

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HTC to Pay Microsoft Royalties on Android Phones

As we predicted in March, Microsoft has strong-armed HTC into signing a licensing agreement to pay Microsoft royalties for HTC’s Android phones. The good news here is that an Apple-style

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Why Tune In To The Thursday Night DROIDcast? Let Me Tell You…

“Oh Scotty,” you say… “why do you harass us constantly about tuning into the AndroidGuys Thursday Night DROIDcast every week?” My response is pretty simple; “because we have a great

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U.S. Cellular to Launch the HTC Desire in July

Praise the Android Gods, we now have a date for when the HTC Desire will launch on U.S. Cellular!   According to the U.S. Cellular Facebook page, the HTC Desire

App Reviews

Step Up Your Android's Security With Lookout

One of the advantages of using an Android is being able to download apps outside of the Market.  How do you make sure you’re protected from malware on your phone

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Fear Not, Sprint Shall Provide the Nexus One

These days, you can never take a customer service rep at their word; most have no idea what they’re talking about. However, that doesn’t mean their words can’t excite you.

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Open, Review, and Pay for Tabs with TabbedOut

TabbedOut is a mobile application developed by ATX Innovation that is looking to redefine the the hospitality sector.  First released on the iPhone platform, the app allows patrons of bars

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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