Verizon Bullies Sprint… Are They Serious?

Verizon has really overstepped their boundaries this time. Embarrassing AT&T is one thing; they deserve it. But asking Sprint to remove its “Most Dependable 3G Network” claim is narcissistic, pompous, and flat out wrong. I’d like to quote my personal site, just to prove a ...

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GPhone to Utilize TV White Spaces?

If there were any doubters as to Google’s diabolical plan to take over the mobile industry with a VoIP only Google branded phone, I bring your attention to the following article… eWeek.com – FCC Moves Forward on White Spaces Oh yeah, you read it right. Device utilization of ...

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Gameloft is a Buncha Idiots

EDITOR NOTE: This post was originally scheduled to go up earlier in the week, but was pushed back due to a server migration.  We understand Gameloft’s position has changed somewhat since the original news, but still feel obligated to share our opinions on Android gaming as a whole. When ...

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Android’s Room for Improvement

A lot has been written about the battle that seems to be brewing in the mobile OS world. Which is the better platform for developers? Which is more consumer friendly? Which has the best hardware? Which will be crowned champion? All interesting questions that generate lots of discussion. If ...

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App Review: SipAgent

SipAgent is a new SIP application available in the Market. In beta for now to get feedback from users. It will be released in both a free/lite version and also a paid/pro version (the price has not been set yet). The pro version will include extra features like echo cancellation, call ...

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ADC2: What Are Your Top Picks so Far?

The winners of the Android Developers Challenge 2 are scheduled to be announced later today so I wanted to do a last minute poll.  As we know, the criteria each app is judged upon is based on four topics: Originality of concept, Effective use of the Android platform, Polish and appeal, and ...

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App Review: WallSwitch

Have you ever set up your home screen just the way you like only to find you’re already bored with it? Do you have a hard time choosing just one image to use as your wallpaper? Time to check out WallSwitch. I’m constantly taking pictures with my phone and trying to decide which ...

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Idle Musings: Android on Chrome

Android and ChromeOS are two distinct operating systems...today. However, it is still at least conceivable that Android applications could run on ChromeOS, given some fancy footwork. Learn more in some idle musings masquerading as today's Building 'Droids!

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App Review: Vibrate During Meetings

Vibrate During Meetings (VDM) is a clever, yet simple widget that will automatically change your phone settings to put your phone into vibrate mode.  Now I know there are plenty of these “change your phone settings” apps on the market that do the same thing, however VDM has one ...

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App Review: Photoshop.com for Mobile

Photoshop. For Android. Yes indeed, the premier image editing brand has launched a free app for Android, and without a doubt that is a feather in Android’s cap. But forgetting the big brand name for the moment, how does the app stack up on its own merits? It’s a solid app essential ...

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Android Application Top 10 Countdown – Week Ending 11/14/2009

Along with the LA Times, CNN, Fox News, ESPN and AndroidGuys my day starts with a quick glance at “Top of the day” on www.Androlib.com. I regularly find applications I missed and enjoy seeing what makes it to the coveted #1 spot.  I wanted to share the top 10 but needed a report ...

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Android Market Acting Up for Developers [RESOLVED]

There is something happening on Android Market right now and it is a pretty big deal to developers. As owner of three apps (DroidIn, DroidIn-Lite and Hire*A*Droid) I’ve recently noticed that: Overall and current download numbers are considerably down. Number of reviews is about 1/3 down ...

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Droid’s Camera Issues Resolved! (For Now)

You know all those Droid reviews that heaped glowing praise on everything except the camera? All those reports of issues with getting it to focus? Many sources are reporting that Droid owners awoke to cameras that suddenly worked perfectly today.  Was it a silent patch? Did the lens just need ...

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Diagnosing Sporadic Errors

Face it: apps are bound to break in the field. Learn some tips for dealing with remote crashes in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Thank You Verizon But “No Cigar”

Just to put disclaimer first: I wanted Droid! I dreamed about it! I was totally in love with Verizon’s ad. It was exciting, it was all good.  But as often happens with online affairs the love fest was cut short when reality showed up her ugly face. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! ...

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