Android Market Could Eclipse App Store This Summer

Come back-to-school time Android users will have more apps to choose from than their Apple counterparts. At least that is what the latest Distimo report tells us. Android is growing its number of apps faster than Apple, even with tablets entering the fray.  We’v already got more free apps ...

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Leaked ROMs for HTC Flyer, G2, and Doubleshot

We’re not exactly sure what happened today but HTC leaks are coming left and right.  Aside from two new handsets (Rider, Kindgom) to look forward to, we also have a trio of ROMs to goof around with.  The 911Sniper blog has posted the files for the T-Mobile G2 (test of Gingerbread), HTC ...

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Which Carrier Will Rule Over the HTC Kingdom?

A second newly unearthed Android phone has been spotted online today, carrying the name of HTC Kindgom.  As with the HTC Rider, almost zero is known at this point save for the resolution of the screen.  Featuring a qHD (540 X 960) display and likely measuring 4.3-inches, it has a striking ...

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Ubuntu One Music Updated

  Ubuntu One Music, the Android companion to Canonical’s cloud music service, has been updated with a redone UI and news features such as album art, updated playlist options, speed improvements, and support for more file formats: Ubuntu One can now handle native streaming of Ogg ...

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Put the HTC Rider on Your Radar

We’ve got another new Android phone to keep an eye on today as the HTC Rider surfaces.  Nothing is known about this device yet other than it appears to be a touch only handset.  The screen size looks to be in the range of 4.-3 inches and the general form factor looks much like an... Read More

Chemical Cuisine Tells You All About That Garbage You Are Eating

See that snack you are eating right now?  Go ahead and turn the package over and look at the list of ingredients.  Pick any one of those nearly unpronounceable words and see if you can tell me what it does to the food or whether it’s good for you.  Oh, you have no idea?  Why don’t ...

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Tweet and Use Facebook on Your NOOK Color with My6sense

Stock NOOK Color users were excited to get an update last week that brought Froyo, Flash and a curated app store to their e-book reader. In our post about the update, we said “the NOOK Color is a Twitter and Facebook client away from being the preferred Android tablet for a ton of ...

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Barnes & Noble Accuses Microsoft of Anti-Android Scheme

In response to a lawsuit brought by Microsoft claiming that Android-based Nook devices infringe on patents, Barnes & Noble has fired back, asserting that Microsoft is misusing their patents in an anti-competitive scheme against Android. You may recall that Microsoft threatened HTC with its ...

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Droid Bionic Getting “Improved Form Factor”

If you’ve been planning to pick up a Droid Bionic in May, it looks like you’ll have to wait a little longer before it’s released. But the wait may be worth it: Motorola is giving the phone an overhaul that promises an even more beastly end product than previously planned. A ...

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New Qualcomm Snapdragon Chips Leaked

A recently leaked presentation from Qualcomm seems to be showing off the company’s upcoming Snapdragon chipsets. The leaked chips were the MSM8270, MSM8930, MSM8960, and the APQ8064. According to the presentation, all of these processors will be based of the Krait architecture. These new ...

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Darvolind Frobuirdge Holds Key to Finding Those Hidden Droid Charge Phones

Following the @droidlanding twitter account?  You need to be.  There are 16 Droid Charge phones hidden around the country as part of some viral game to build anticipation for the new 4G LTE hotness.  Things are progressing now but there appear to be missing components and things hiding in plain ...

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Fring Announces 4-Way Group Video Calling For Free

You gotta love the little war playing out between chat and video services such as Skype, Qik, and fring. Why? Because, in the end, we consumers win. Each company fights for an edge and looks for ways to differentiate from others. Such is the case today as fring rolls out 4-way video chat for ...

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Official App for Google Docs Finally Hits Android

After what seems like an eternity of waiting, Google has released an official Google Docs application for Android devices.  Available for anything running 2.1 or higher, the native app provides simple and effective management of your cloud-based documents.  Options include creating new ...

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Motorola Prepping Keyboard Folio Case

Motorola looks to be ready to launch a keyboard folio case for their XOOM tablets, adding all new functionality to the device. From what we can surmise from the image at the left of this post, the case appears to house what may be a simple Bluetooth keyboard inside the leather case. Together ...

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Why Wait? Grab AT&T’s HSUPA For Your Atrix 4G Now!

Rooted Motorola Atrix 4G owners will be happy to know that they can grab AT&T’s HSUPA data speeds for themselves.  Rather than waiting around for the carrier to enable the true high speed 4G that the phone is capable of, a couple of XDA members (dew.man and NFHimself) took things into ...

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