RIM Playbook Confirmed to Run Android Applications

Boy Genius Report has received confirmation from RIM that the previously leaked info that the BlackBerry PlayBook will run Android applications.  This is a smart move on RIM’s part as Android has long since overtaken BlackBerry in sales in the US.  A press release confirms the leaked ...

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Google: “No Honeycomb For You, at Least Not Yet”.

All of us Honeycomb maniacs are going to have to wait awhile for our favorite community developers to get their hands on the Honeycomb source from Google.  Businessweek reported yesterday that Google is going to be holding back the source code for Honeycomb due to the fact that it is tailored ...

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In-App Purchases Coming Soon?

The above image is from a tweet from developer hyperbees, giving us a hint that perhaps that we are going to see in-app purchased go live soon, since they are seeing clues about it in their developer dashboard.  This would be a major step forward for both Google and developers alike, as it ...

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HTC Opening “Scribe” Tech to Third Party Devs

While the jury may still be out for some concerning the upcoming HTC Flyer/EVO View 4G and it’s Scribe powered pen, there is some exciting news as HTC has decided to open up the Scribe technology to 3rd party developers, which means that we should see some pen powered apps in the future.  ...

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HTC to Incredible S Users: NO ROOT FOR YOU!

Engadget is reporting this morning that the AndIRC team that has had some experience exposing the Thunderbolts locked bootloader and creating the root process has also identified the same lockout code in the Incredible S (which for us here in the States is probably going to be the Incredible ...

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HTC EVO 3D First Look Video

We are going to let the video do the “talking” for us on this one.  What do you think of the latest EVO device?  3D a gimmick or here to stay?  Let us know in the comments!

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Catch.com Launches I Journal with Author Shawn Achor

Catch.com, developer of popular notepad app Catch Notes, announced that it has launched a new app called I Journal in partnership with self-help author Shawn Achor. I Journal is intended to help users develop a lifelong habit of daily journaling. Where Catch Notes is focused on capturing notes ...

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SwiftKey Tablet Wins CTIA E-Tech Award

We've just gotten a press release from the team behind the SwiftKey Tablet keyboard, and they've apparently won the CTIA E-Tech Award. We here at AndroidGuys would like to extend our congratulations to the SwiftKey team. If you're not familiar with SwiftKey, it's a virtual keyboard for Android ...

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Motorola Dropping Android for their Own OS?

An insider recently said that Motorola is secretly planning a team of trained developers to create their own OS. They are doing this to lessen how much they depend on Android.

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Cellular South to Offer Xoom

If you are a customer of the independent Cellular South wireless carrier and are in the market for an Android powered tablet, there is good news for you today! Cell South has announced that it will be bringing the Honeycomb powered Motorola Xoom to it's customers, with a bit of incentive in ...

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Root Tools: an Open Source Toolkit for Developers

Root Tools is a new open source project aimed at making life easier for developers of apps that require root. The library already includes about half a dozen methods, including ways to remount, send shell commands, find busybox, and more.

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AVG Launches AVG Mobilation for Android

In a press release from CTIA today, Amsterdam based AVG technologies has announced the release of their Android AVG app, called AVG Mobilation, which is an update of their smartphone app, ANTIVIRUSFree. The updates to the app are largely aimed at the slew of Android tablet devices that have ...

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Glu Mobile Games Now Available on Amazon App Store

In a press release today, Glu Mobile Games has announced that they are putting some of their most popular games up for sale on the Amazon App Store that recently launched.  Titles to be put on sale include Diner Dash 2, Call of Duty:Modern Warfare and World Series of Poker (which is the free ...

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QuickOffice Updated for Honeycomb.

Readwriteweb.com is reporting that QuickOffice, the mobile software suite that allows users to manipulate and edit documents on their mobile devices, has been updated to work on Google’s Honeycomb version of its mobile OS, and will be shipping a free trial version on the Xoom tablet, as ...

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Field & Stream Lands on Android

Hunting, fishing, and general outdoors-y types will be happy to see the magazine come to Android.

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