Nexus One, Other Android Phones to T-Mobile UK?

Robin O’Kelly, head of corporate affairs for T-Mobile U.K., just let the Twitterverse know a few bits of Android news: T-Mobile U.K. is in talks with Google to carry the Nexus One, and that T-Mobile U.K. will also be carrying LG’s first Android phone, the InTouch Max GW620, as well ...

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Archos Makes Good on Promise

For these of you who didn’t know it – our friends from Archos, makers of the first Android tablet held a contest in November of 2009 that entitled participants to a deep discount offer for the purchase of  Archos 5 internet tablet. I enrolled with my “Hire*A*Droid” job ...

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Parallel Kingdom, A Newb In A L337′s World

I went into this review with the best intentions. I really did! Played it for about 20 minutes before wondering, “What’s the object of the game again?” I then realized that this wasn’t any old silly game you play for fun trying to kill time. No, I have walked into the ...

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PLEN Robot Controlled by Android [VIDEO]

Those of you with piles of cash might be interested in picking up a PLEN hobby robot for your desk.  The roughly 9″ tall “droid” can be controlled via Bluetooth, either by your cell phone or PC keyboard.  You know where I’m going with this… Check out the video ...

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Google’s New AdWord Policy Has Users Targeted By Handset and Carrier

Last last week, Google announced a new strategy for AdWords.  AdWords will now target users by the device and carrier they use, letting advertisers more directly reach consumers.   This means Android fans won’t be seeing any iPhone ads while surfing, but may see ads related to Android ...

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Conspiracy Theory: Is Apple Orchestrating a Media Attack on Google?

For various reasons, I’ve had plenty of free time on my hands lately.  And since I’m an Android Guy, I was closely following the CES 2010 developments.  I was also reading all I could about the Nexus One, what kind of impact that it was going to have on the smartphone market, and ...

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App Review: Newton Lite

Newton is the sniper to Asteroids spray and pray. According to the developer, a lone coder named Mario from Graz, Austria, Newton is a physics puzzler heavily inspired by the great flash game Gravity Pods and some old DOS and Amiga classics with similar game play mechanics. Deals, Discounts, ...

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Motorola MOTOSPLIT Render – New Take on Old Design?

Here’s an impractical looking design if we ever saw one.  The folks at Engadget were recently handed a screenshot of an alleged Motorola handset called the MOTOSPLIT.  And while it’s pretty obvious that the picture is a render, it leaves us wondering if the phone is there is such ...

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This is Not Android 3.0 Running on HTC Supersonic

What you see above is being passed around as “Android 3.0 running on the upcoming HTC Supersonic”.  The image show a 3-D home screen with the app launcher featured in Android 2.1 with a tab.  While it would be great to see something like this as being the next step in Android, we ...

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Canadian HTC Magic Gets Sense UI and 911 Fix

The first of 2 upgrades to the Canadian HTC Magic is officially underway. The two updates spoken about in an earlier post stated that the first of the 2 updates would be a 911 fix and the much appraised HTC Sense UI. The second which will be released mid-summer is the full upgrade to Android... ...

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What the #####! Nexus One Censoring Swear Words

If you’re thinking of using your new Nexus One to curse out your ex with the speech-to-text function, you might want to think again.  Reuters has discovered that the voice recognition feature converts curse words into a string of # symbols when rendered into text.  Why? A spokesperson ...

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Multiple Screen Sizes: Those Who Don’t Know History…

Developers have had to handle multiple screen sizes on the desktop and the Web for a rather long time. Why all the fuss over handling multiple screen sizes on Android? Learn more in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Eating My Words Never Tasted so Good!

And of course, I would be talking about the Nexus One, the most glorious Android phone to date.  About four months ago, I wrote an article called, “Don’t Hold Your Breath…”, talking about the fact that I really did not see Google trying to get into the phone market ...

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Unofficial Count Has Android Market Hovering Near 25,000 Apps

It has been barely a month  since we talked about the number of apps unofficially hitting the 20,000 mark and we’re ready for another milestone.  At some point in the next few days, the tally should put the Android Market at 25,000 apps. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here ...

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Did Google Shoot itself in the Foot with Nexus One?

Microsoft sure thinks so.  In a quote from Microsoft’s Robbie Bach taken from Bloomberg, it seems the software giant thinks that Google may have bitten off more than it can chew. The Bach Quote from Bloomberg: “Doing both in the way they are trying to do both is actually very, very ...

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