Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?

Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.

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Andy Rubin Lets New Nexus Slip, Made By LG?

Well, it's Google I/O week, so you had to expect something big. Andy Rubin has confirmed that Google is indeed working on a new Nexus device, but he failed to give a specific name.

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Second Generation Xperia Mini and Mini Pro

According to Engadget, Sony Ericsson has just announced the next generation to the Xperia Mini and Mini Pro. If you were familiar with the previous Minis, they sported low grade specs and just missed a few key features that all Android devices should have. The new Mini and Mini Pro feature the ...

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AT&T Enables Sideloading Applications?

If you’re on AT&T with an Android device, you know that sideloading applications is near impossible if your phone is completely stock. With the Samsung Infuse 4G launch today, the guys over at AndroidCentral noticed that the Infuse allows “unknown sources” under the ...

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Sprint Motorola XOOM and Samsung Replenish Now Available for Purchase

Recently, Sprint announced the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi and we exclusively told you that they will be launching it on May 8th, which Sprint confirmed. The Xoom is the first ever Honeycomb tablet and you can now get it from Sprint for $599.99. So, if you have some money sitting around and are looking ...

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Android by the Numbers: 100 Million Total Activations, 4.5 Billion Apps Downloaded

Hugo Barra, Product Management Director of Android, announced a few outstanding numbers at Google I/0 this morning regarding Android activations and app success

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Google Announces Two New Streaming Media Services at I/O

Along with Google Music, the search giant had a big surprise in store for Android enthusiasts at I/O today. We are pleased to report that Google has launched a movie rental and streaming service on Android! Simple entitled, "Movies", the service will allow you to rent and purchase movies ...

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Google I/O Keynote Starting in 3 Minutes

No fancy image, get on the Google I/O site NOW!

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Google Music Beta live NOW!

Read the first line, then get going and get your invite request in!  Android Police has been staying on top of the url for Google Music, and has reported that the site is now live and taking beta requests.  I can confirm this as I went ahead and requested one just a few seconds ago. ... Read More

Google Music to Finally Launch, Without Major Label Backing

Without knowing all the details, it stuns me that record labels in America continue to be very short sighted about the fact that the vast majority of consumers get their music digitally from the internet. Perhaps they are still smarting over the Napster debacle from the 90's, but if an ...

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Awesome Launcher ADW-EX Updated to v1.3.2

One of the best home screen replacement apps known as ADW-Ex has received a large update.  The developer @Anderwebs has pushed some exciting new features that many of us have been waiting for.  Originally released v1.3.0 came out over the weekend and was followed up by v1.3.1 which had some ...

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Amazon Wireless Offering Droid Incredible 2 for $79

Amazon must be getting tired of all their potential customers heading over to Wirefly for the cheapest prices on new devices.  The “beta” Amazon Wireless store is offering the Droid Incredible 2 for a mere $79.99 which might make the decision between a Thunderbolt and the Incredible ...

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Did Someone Say HTC + Honeycomb?

While we are still awaiting for the releases of HTC’s two 7 inch tablets, the the Flyer and the EVO View 4G, we saw some fun news from our friends over at  pocketnow.com. Keep in mind that these 7 inch tablets will only be running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and work with a separate stylus ...

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Gundotra Promises Plenty of Android for Google IO 2011

Earlier today, Vic Gundotra took to the Google blog to shed a few details on the annual Google IO conference, set to kick off tomorrow. And as we had hoped, there looks to be plenty of Android on the agenda.  Of course with 21 session scheduled and a third floor takeover, we would expect ...

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Sony Ericsson Provides Information Regarding the Linux Kernel on Xperia Devices

Sony Ericsson once again proving they are “developer friendly” in their latest line of Android devices.  Just over a month ago, we highlighted about SE’s plans to allow developers to unlock their bootloader using a website on a handful of new Xperia devices.  Now they’ve ...

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