How My Life Was Ruined by the Nexus One

I began to click refresh on my browser while sitting on www.google.com/phone at 10:01am on the day of the announcement for the Nexus One. No, I’m not ashamed to admit I am a full-fledged, card-carrying geek. As soon as the page came up I began to answer the questions posed. Yes, I want ...

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Update: No OTA Update Pushed to Droid

Well folks,  AndroidGuys will admit it: we were wrong. Despite all the talk taking place in the forums and reports by other tech blogs, the Motorola Droid did not receive an OTA update.  Through Twitter, Motorola said today that it hasn’t pushed out an update for the Motorola Droid ...

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LOCiMobile Brings Cross-Platform GPS Tracking to Android Users

Having the ability to locate friends through Google Latitude is definitely a cool feature we have as part of the Android army.  But what if we want to see the location of friends who have a Blackberry or an iPhone, or other smartphone ?  Unless they have the latest version of Google Maps and ...

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FixIt!: Google Calendar and time zones

One of the best features of Android is the integration with Google’s services. If you are using Gmail and Google Calendar, you will like the fact that everything will be seamlessly synchronized between the cloud and your Android device. The issue is that any problems on one side will be ...

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Motorola Will Be Launching 20 to 30 Android Phones in 2010

Great news for Motorola fans!  Motorola’s Asia Pacific Vice President Spiro Nikokoulos recently stated in an interview with CNET Asia that the company will be launching 20 to 30 Android phones across the globe in 2010.  The VP also said that not every phone would make it to every ...

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NTT DOCOMO to Launch SE Xperia X10 in Japanese Market

NTT DOCOMO, the Japanese telecommunications giant, announced today their launch of the Docomo Smartphone Xperia™, manufactured by Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications.  This is the handset known as the Xperia™ X10 in markets outside Japan. The astonishing Android handset will be available ...

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Glyph Launches Free Mobile App Localization Program

Glyph Language Services, a Seattle company, has launched a limited time offer to localize mobile games and applications for free. New clients can receive localization and emulator testing services for one Android or iPhone app in one target language. The offer includes localization of up to ...

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Canadians, Your Free Magic Won’t Dial 911 As Well

So after my last post, I wish to update Canadian Android’ers that the HTC Magic is experiencing the same GPS/911 problems currently affecting the HTC Dream. Rogers is letting customers know via text message that 911 emergency calls will not complete due to a bug when GPS is enabled. ...

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Motorola Droid Receiving OTA Update

An Over-The-Air update was released to Motorola Droid owners last night. While the update won’t allow Droid owners  to experience all the goodness that is Android 2.1 just yet, it will allow users to update their Facebook pages.  Apparently, many Droid owners were experiencing a data ...

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Motorola Milestone Rooted!

Well it took a while, but the Motorola Milestone has finally been rooted! Now all happy Milestone owners can enjoy loading custom ROMs on to their hot multi-touch handset. How about Android 2.1, HTC Sense, or Motoblur?  It’s all yours. However, as someone who previously bricked a G1, be ...

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SlideScreen – Home Screen Replacement

Many handset manufacturers will take Android and give it a face-lift before dropping it onto a phone. Take a look at MotoBlur or Sense UI for some of the better examples.  Now this job is being taken into the hands of developers. While there have been many home screen replacements, I think ...

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2.0 for G1 Within Two Weeks?

The screenshot to the left is purportedly from an internal T-mobile forum, with a moderator saying that the G1 will get an update by the end of January. Take it with a grain of salt, but the word on Twitter is that this will be none other than an OTA update to Android 2.0. We... Read More

The Nexus One Isn’t a Game Changer, But the First Step Towards a Change in the Game`

A few months back I wrote an article that pointed out how odd it was that we continue to refer to our handsets as phones.  I likened it to a car being called a music player.  With 99% of all cars on the road sporting a radio why don’t we refer to our new ride... Read More

HTC Espresso Hitting T-Mobile USA Via My Touch 2?

T-Mobile USA sure seems to be getting 2010 started on the right foot. Both TmoNews and Boy Genius Report are reporting that the My Touch 2 will be launching on T-Mobile in 2010.  Code named the My Touch Slide, the device is to feature the newest version of HTC’s Sense UI, sport a 528MHz ...

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Rogers HTC Dream 911 Warning

Last night I received a text message from Rogers regarding an issue involving 911 calls. This screw up can only be described as HUGE! Rogers is informing all of their HTC Dream customers of an issue that does not allow 911 emergency calls to complete while the GPS receiver is enabled. Rogers ...

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