Garmin Looks to Android for Direction

With the recent announcement of Android 2.0 and the eagerly anticipated addition of Google Maps Navigation, it should come as no surprise that established navigation companies like Garmin weren’t as excited about it as us Android users were.  However, as part of their “Q3 Earnings ...

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Search, Better

One of the most exciting things about Android is that it is constantly changing. We were all anxious for Cupcake, Donut and now for Eclair. Admit it, you waited by your phone anxiously anticipating the moment it informed you of the availability of a new system update. Some changes come under ...

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Time Travel – Android Style

Time travel has fascinated mankind for thousands of years. Worm holes, space craft, and even ridiculously modded DeLoreans have served as fodder for our quest to control our relationship to the relentless plodding of time. Fortunately, for (all of) mankind, a little personal electronics company ...

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Xperia Learns From Xperience

With the announcement of the Sony Ericsson’s Xperia X10, one can’t help but wonder why there aren’t more devices like it on the market today. True, it lacks the latest version of Android (2.0); they also seem to have left out multi-touch browsing. But, the fact of the matter ...

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App Review: Bedside 3.0

Like Nyquil’s “nighttime-sniffling-sneezing-coughing…” medicine, the upcoming Bedside 3.0 application is the nighttime, light dimming, sound stopping, music playing, flashlight providing, alarm linking, customizable, amazingly supported must have on your nightstand so ...

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ADC2 Results Going Out to Developers

Twitter is, uhm, all atwitter with Android developers’ reports of receiving word from Google of how they did in the first round of the Android Developer Challenge 2. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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A Third Verizon Droid Clears the FCC?

According to an FCC filing, the next Android device for Verizon may be the Saygus (who?) VPhone V1. While this has yet to be confirmed, the evidence is pretty convincing. Saygus’ own web site talks about a third Android device coming to Verizon (link – Unstrung News Analysis). ...

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Verizon to Charge $15 for Exchange Access on the Droid? [UPDATE]

Verizon, a name that is synonymous with the phrase “nickel and dime,” is at it again.  Wired has picked up on the reports that Verizon will charge Droid owners $15 for access to Microsoft Exchange’s ActiveSync. That $15 will be charged on top of the required $30 per month ...

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Darth Droid Meets the iPhone

Got a kick outta this and figured I’d share it with all y’all… Source – The Joy of Tech Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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The Ride is Getting Bumpy

It was bound to happen. To date, Android has enjoyed a pretty smooth ride. Updates have been frequent, reviews have been positive and the Android world was rosy. But explosive growth is always fraught with casualties and drama. On the heels of Eclair’s release that drama is hitting ...

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Four Reasons Why the CLIQ Just Clicks

Motorola’s first entry in the Android arena will be available in just a few days. You may have heard of the two main features of the MOTOBLUR software, Messages and Happenings, applications which pull updates and messages from all your sources of communication into two respective ...

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Android and You: User Responsibility

Back on 6 Oct., AndroidGuys published a Newbtorial called “How to Keep the Zip in Your Android.” The article laid out some rudimentary pointers about how to avoid sluggishness on your Android device by not over-taxing the available memory. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click ...

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A Call To Action…ACTION_SEND, That Is

You can automatically tie two Android applications together, one that wants to send something and one looking for stuff to send. Neither application needs to know about the other, through the Intent message bus and the ACTION_SEND protocol. Learn more in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Here Comes the Fox

I have tried some of the other browsers on the Android Market but always come back to the standard built-in one. I liked Silver but it didn’t feel like it gave me enough bang for my buck. I’ve always enjoyed Opera but never took it seriously enough to install on my G1. It seems ...

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“I Know I Missed the iPhone, but Now I’m Taking my ‘Droid and Going Home!”

Yesterday I was watching football when I started to see a really good commercial, talking about everything the iPhone ISN’T.  I was sitting there saying, hey, all that stuff sounds like Android!  Then at the end of the commercial, I see droiddoes.com.  I then think about the whole ...

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