Posts From Sam Herren

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My Journey to the Dark Side

After not owning a Windows Mobile phone for about five years I decided to take advantage of a promo that I heard about on TmoNews and ordered a comp’d Touch

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March of the Droids

On my morning commute today, I happened to be catching up on podcasts from last week.  Engadget’s podcast is a must for tech geeks and AndroidGuys alike.  I was astounded

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App Review: Xeeku Twitter

While I use Twidroid Pro exclusively for tweeting I am not beholden to any one application.  As a general rule, I just use what fits my needs best.  That’s why

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Running MOTOBLUR on my G1

I opened Twitter today and I saw a newly minted link to the XDA site for the MOTOBLUR ROM.  Thanks LeakDroid!  Actually, out of the various CyanogenMods, Hero, and other

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Driving by the Android Dashboard Lights

This past week my iPod Classic finally bit the dust. I knew this was going to happen as it had been clicking lately which is usually an advanced warning that

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Me, Myself, and Android

This past week I submitted an article on the highs and lows of traveling with Android so from a suggestion for the AndroidGuys editor-in-chief, we have decided to make this

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Have Android Will Travel

This is the first week I have traveled with my iPod and not used it at all thanks to my G1 and the myTouch 3G.  As posted in a previous

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Android SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)

In computing, service-oriented architecture (SOA) provides a set of principles of governing concepts used during phases of systems development and integration. Such an architecture will package functionality as interoperable services: software modules provided as

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App Review: K’UMPA

K’UMPA is a good “waiting” game. By that, I mean it is a great play when you are waiting for anything like a doctor’s appointment, an airplane, etc.  My 16-year

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Confessions of an AndroidGuy

Hi, my name is Sam and I am an AndroidGuy. As reported last week, I received a shiny, black HTC myTouch 3G yesterday in the mail and it already has

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App Review: VPN Connections

I have been using Wade Mealing’s VPN Connections application for a few months now and I am very impressed.  While it took some time to get Exchange support on the

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Looking Forward to the Archos 5 Running Android

The lines are definitely being blurred between mobile internet devices (MID), portable media players (PMP), and netbooks and every other configuration out there, so how do we decide what to

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Why My G1 Qualifies as a “Smartbook”

My T-Mobile G1 is already a smartbook, is it not? Let me explain.  I can surf the web, check e-mail, download and listen to podcasts, keep up with facebook/Twitter friends,

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Three Reasons the Cliq Will Click with Consumers

The press ink is not even dry after the Motorola Cliq was announced this past week and there is already talk of the Cliq’s failure.  Here are my top three

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App Review: AK Notepad and MyBackup

Ever since I purchased my G1, I’ve been using these two applications in tandem.  AK Notepad is your basic, no-nonsense note pad that gives you multiple themes, auto links for