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Open Handset Alliance Adds 14 New Members

It's a big day for the Open Handset Alliance as they officially add their first members since last year's launch. Picking up 14...

Klitschko Boxing for Android

Artificial Life, Inc. today announced their development of Klitschko Boxing -- The Official Mobile Game on for the Android mobile platform. The touch screen will...

LG Unveils World’s First LTE Chipset

LG Electronics, a founding member of the Open Handset Alliance, announced today that it has independently developed the first handset chip based on Long...

Dear Santa: Please Bring Me Widgets

The second part of the Android Developers Challenge should be getting off the ground before too long and I have a little Christmas wish...

AdWords Features Now Available for Android Specific Searches

Have you done a Google search on your G1 lately? Did you notice the first two results? They're sponsored links, which means...

Flickr’s Mobile Video-Sharing Coming to Android Soon

As more number of Flickr users migrate to their mobile devices, Flickr is revamping its plans to launch a full-fledged mobile app that allows...

Jealous of that Dev Phone 1? Make Your Own!

Does the developer G1 (Dev Phone 1) that's being offered by Google get you all hot and bothered?  Are you one of those who...

Video of Android Running on the QIGI

First reported last week, the QIGI handset is set to launch with TechFaith Wireless in the coming weeks/months.  Today we've stumbled across a video...

Google Offering Truly Unlocked G1’s to Developers

Attention aspiring Android developers based in countries like the United States, UK, Germany, Japan, India, Canada, France, Taiwan, and around ten others.  You can...

Tabs With Intents

See how to embed activities inside of tabs in an Android TabView, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

Adding Another 2 Million Songs, Shazam Grows Database by 30%

One of favorite Android apps to show off is Shazam.  We love to break the G1 out and demo some of the cool stuff...

Hop-On to Debut Casino Wagering for Android at CES

Gonna be in Las Vegas for CES?  Swing by the Hop-On setup and check out their "Casino Wagering" Software.  For under $200, Hop-On will...

Kogan’s Agora Officially Becomes Australia’s First, World’s Second Android Handset

Making good on the rumors from a few weeks ago, Kogan has officially announced the first Android handsets to be released in Australia.  Two...

HTC Acquires One & Co. to Help Design Handsets

San Francisco-based One & Co. has been purchased by G1 makers HTC.  If you've never heard of the name One & Co., perhaps you...

Constant Pinging Racks up $102.85 in Roaming Charges for G1 User

Here's an interesting story that arrived in our inbox today. One of our readers, James, decided to take a trip to the UK...

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OPPO’s latest Find X flagship is coming to North America

OPPO just unveiled the Find X flagship. And according to the company, it's going to be the first OPPO phone to land with North American carriers.

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