Are the Google Phone Rumors an Elaborate Apple Hoax?

My friend Rob over at phandroid has been a skeptic of a potential Google Phone for quite some time now.  Recently, he’s warmed to the idea that a phone might exist and has been covering the Nexus One as well.  However, there’s a post over there today that contends that everything ...

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Droid & nook Top TIME List of Gadgets

As if we needed more credibility to Android or the Droid specifically.  Motorola’s signature handset has topped TIME’s annual list of gadgets for 2009, saying this marks “Android’s first credible challenge to the iPhone”.  Huzzah!  Validation feels good, but so ...

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Verizon and Motorola Hosting Invitation-Only Event Next Week

I wonder what exactly it is that Verizon and Motorola are going to announce next week.  A press invite has started making the rounds today advising of an October 28th event which promises to “unveil the most desirable phone of 2009″.  The accompanying picture has what appears to ...

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First Look at NFL Mobile Live for HTC Hero

Wanna see what you prospective HTC Hero owners have to look forward to?  I’ve been using the phone for the better part of a week now and have  found the NFL Mobile App to be a lot more involved and feature-rich than I expected.  It has mass appeal -  From casual football fans down ...

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Unboxing an HTC Hero for Sprint [VIDEO]

I had the privilege of unboxing an HTC Hero from Sprint today and wanted to share the experience.  It was my first time playing with the HTC Sense UI and something beefier than the G1.  The video you’ll see is raw, unedited footage but still something you might enjoy.  Check back over ...

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Quick Look: BuzzDeck

Yesterday we mentioned a new app from mippin called BuzzDeck which is their entry into the second Android Developers Challenge.  Due out early next week, I wanted to give you guys a sneak preview of the app.  It’s an excellent title that responds very well on my G1.  There are enough ...

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SomaView Helps Users Discover Their Virtual Neighborhood

I’m a big fan of Augmented Reality (AR) apps for Android.  While some might see them as the current fad in mobile apps, I view the concept as just a stepping stone.  Anytime I get a chance to try out a new AR title, I’m game.   Naturally, I was pleased to get an email... Read More

Quick Look: Totemo

The team over at Hexage has put together another great game for Android.  They’re now 2-for-2 in excellent casual games that really show off the OS.  I take about 6:00 to walk you through some of the game including the various modes of play.  If you like your games addictive, then ...

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App Review: BMAX

I’ve been playing with a VOIP app called BMAX over the last week and wanted to share my impressions.  As someone who makes next to zero VOIP calls, I was somewhat hesitant to try this out one at first.  I figured it to be your standard, vanilla client – something I might hold onto ...

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HexageGames Introduces us to TOTEMO

HexageGames, the company behind the adorable Buka, have submitted their second title to the Android Developers Challenge 2.  Called TOTEMO, the game promises to be ” a mind-soothing logic/puzzle game designed for all people who like intelligent gameplay atmosphere and a freedom to play ...

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Tsk Tsk Sunday Times

I came across a piece from The Sunday Times yesterday that I felt compelled to ‘respond’ to.  It’s a misleading article and only appears somewhat researched. This will not be a line-by-line response – I’ll just point out a few things that didn’t sit so well ...

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Please Pardon the Dust

If you tried to visit AndroidGuys yesterday, you were likely greeted with either a) a white, blank page or b) a site that looked like code vomit.  Sorry about that folks.  We’re in the middle of trying to get everything moved to a new host. As the interest in Android seems to compound ...

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For Your Consideration – The First Ever ANA Nominees

The Android Network Awards (ANA’s) are just about ready to be turned over to the public for voting.  It looks like Monday might be the date we start running the polls on our sites and the main Android Awards page.     

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Android 2.0 Due Late Summer? [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Skip to bottom to see the latest on this subject. While everyone is just getting used to Cupcake (Android 1.5), the team behind The Weather Channel app is already working with the Android 2.0 SDK. In today’s Q&A interview with Traci of The Weather Channel, I learned that the ...

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Motorola Aiming For Low-End with Android

The smart phone market is getting more crowded all the time as handset makers are expanding the product lines.  Every carrier now has at least one smart phone hovering around the $200 price point.  How does one hope to grab market share in an increasingly more competitive field?  How can a ...

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