Posts From Sam Herren

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Google to relent and finally let tablets get the Android Market?

Liliputing is reporting that the Android Market may well be on its way to Android tablets like the Archos 5 and 7, and the Camangi WebStation.  In the beginning, the

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Kindle for Android appears

Engadget just broke the news the Kindle is now available for Android handsets running 1.6 or higher.  With all the rumored and future Android tabs and phones on the way,

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Battle of the Network Stars

When purchasing a new phone many of us are being faced with not only a question of a handset but a prospective betrothed wireless carrier for at least a two

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Blue Ant Q1 BT headset review

A few weeks ago, the editor-in-chief of AndroidGuys elected me to test and review a brand new Q1 headset.  First, because I am his favorite writer (yeah right) and secondly

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The Great Debate: Motorola Droid or Nexus One?

Okay, so I have been sitting on the sidelines hearing about all the buzz to the lead up to the T-Mobile banded Nexus One and now it looks as if

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Non-Google Android Languishes in Obscurity

So I have several G1’s, a myTouch 3G, two Motorola Droid’s, and just one Archos 5 Internet Tablet.  While, certainly no expert, I have been using Android the week the

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How Much Longer Will Android be the Underdog?

The perception of us Android users is much like the Linux crowd: thick black-framed glasses, translucent skin that hasn’t seen daylight since who knows when, and a foreign dialect that

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Dell Hearts Android in a Big Way

Dell has certainly entered the Android market with a bang by announcing no less than two new entrants at this year’s CES: the 5″ Dell Streak and the aptly named

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Will the Carriers be Android’s Downfall?

While reading Google’s latest manifesto of what it means to be open, I am concerned that while Google is proclaiming that “Open systems Win,” that is not necessarily a money

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The Possibility of the Google Phone

A few years ago before the iPhone became the “iPhone,” I remember hearing about an Apple device that would be a converged device of a phone and an iPod.  Crazy

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Why I Won’t Be Rooting My Droid…For Now

Let me begin by giving my experience this past year with rooted or “jail broken” Android phones.  I used the standard Android image doled out by T-Mobile for seven long

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Leaving T-Mobile Behind for Verizon Droid

Anyone following the invasion of the Droid can see a plethora of reviews on PhoneDog, Gizmodo, Boy Genius Report among others.  So I will spare you the redundancy since those

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Archos 5 in the Real World

Let me first say that I have always been an early adopter.  From my first Tandy Color Computer II to one of my latest automobile purchases, the great Mazda RX-8,

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Wireless Tether: A Love Story

This is more of a personal recommendation than it is an application review.  Anyone who does work on the go nowadays knows just how essential “all over” internet access is. 

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Via con Google

I’ve been pondering the “with Google” (WG) branding found on the back of the G1.  Was this in initial marketing move by Google to get awareness out there for Android,