Android Market Monkey Business?

Developers have derided the Android Market virtually since its inception last year. More recently, in SDK 1.6, Google responded to some of the developers’ concerns in a number of ways. Most notably, increased categorization for apps, and the new ability for app publishers to post up to ...

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Yum-Yum

9:15 P.M. PST. I’m tracing familiar pattern on the smooth surface  of my beloved MyTouch. Time to switch on the silent mode and call it quits. But wait – there’s few notifications in the toolbar! Sliding it down and whoopee! My Donut was just delivered fresh from the oven!

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Free Motorola CLIQ? Yes, Please!

I just want to share this quick tip with you guys and gals. I was checking my T-Mobile account and noticed that there’s a sweepstakes that is going on to instantly win a brand-shiny new CLIQ. All you need to do is to register at this link and keep your fingers crossed. The phone sure... ...

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Live from New York, it’s Android Apps

On August 25th, 2009,  30 Android developers got together at the Fast Company offices to participate in the NYC Android Developers Meetup.  The Meetup was organized by the team at Medialets.   Medialets is an innovative company that provides a rich media advertising and  analytics platform ...

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Accessory Review: iGrip Universal Fit Sturdy Swivel Mount

At first look, this dash mount was not what I was expected it would be.  It didn’t appear to be the “Sturdy Swivel Mount” I was led to believe it was.  It just seemed too simple and not very, well, sturdy. Nonetheless I decided to put it to the test. I have always been a... Read More

I Could do Widgout It…

There is a rather familiar phenomenon in life where we want something... we want it really, really bad. Then we get it.

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Around the Androidosphere: CTIA Edition

There doesn’t seem to be a shortage of Android news any longer!  After going months with little to report on, action packed weeks like this one are what we’ve been waiting for! Here are some bits and pieces from the CTIA trade show going on in San Diego that are definitely worth ...

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Mobilizy Demos 3D Objects with 9/11 Memorial [VIDEO]

The two big guns in Augmented Reality apps for Android, Mobilizy (maker of Wikitude World Browser and other apps) and Layar have quite a little arms race going. Two weeks ago, Layar announced support for 3D objects.  This week, Mobilizy matched the feature, and demonstrates it with perhaps ...

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App Review:WiSyncPlus 1.4.12

WiSyncPlus is a fairly complex application for the G1 that will that automatically enable or disable syncing on your WiFi. I am not saying it is complex because of difficulty to use it , it is just a very detailed program with many options. This app can definitely save you money if you do ...

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App Review: On Air (WiFi Disk)

Android devices operate almost exactly like computers and obviously runs independent of one. You don’t need to sync your Android with a cable to get your emails, contacts, calendar entries as it can be done through the air.  The same goes with applications or podcasts.  There are, ...

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Newbtorial: How to Keep the Zip in Your Android

“UUUhhhhhhh, I am so sick of how slow my phone is!  Kevin, if you can’t fix this I am selling this thing and buying an iPhone!” These are the very words I heard come pouring into my office as a coworker, flushed with frustration, walked through the door.  She not so gently ...

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Still Searching (or Thoughts on FlickIt Lite)

As we all know, transferring data from our Android phones can be a hit or miss. It’ll send just fine, but who knows when or if the other person ever gets it. I am constantly searching for a way to reliably share photos. So when I heard about FlickIt Lite, I couldn’t wait to try... ...

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The Best of Intentions

Android has demonstrated itself to be a truly revolutionary OS in a very short period of time. So many things about the operating system set it apart from its peers. In large part it represents the perfect blend between good ol’ fashioned Microsoft utility and the pristine glisten of Apple ...

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App Review: Alarmoid

Being kept up at night by the dreaded TWI (texting while intoxicated)?  Or perhaps you are sick of those 3:00 am phone calls from your buddy who wanted to let you know that “Highlander” was on TBS?  If late night communications are keeping you up at night then Alarmoid may be for you!

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FixIt!: the Market

The competition to dominate the smart-phone market worldwide is played between Nokia/Symbian, RIM/Blackberry, Apple/iPhone, Microsoft/Windows Mobile and at the bottom of the table: Android (but it should better soon). As we all know, there is a good bunch of Android devices coming up in Q4 to ...

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