Amazon Sweetens the Pot for Developers, Waives $99 Fee

Amazon is doing their part to cozy up next to Android developers.  We recently saw the terms and conditions leak online which showed a $99 annual fee that devs were required to pay.  An email being sent out right now shows the online giant waiving the first year’s charges as a ...

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Froyo for AT&T Captivate Lands Online

It appears that an official Android 2.2 build has leaked for the Samsung Galaxy S series AT&T Captivate.  A user from XDA forums going  by the name of designgears has posted a fully-functioning release dated September 21st.  Features include a GPS fix, Media Hub, JIT Compiler, the B&N ...

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Google Releases Customizable Version of ‘Car Home’ for Nexus One, Droid

Google has released a new version of their Car Home application for Android devices. Already awesome in the way it turns your devices into a personal navigator/assistant for your on the go needs, it gets better with customizable shortcuts.

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Froyo Now Powers 1 in 3 Android Phones

New figures hot off the press!  Google has released the latest figures for devices accessing the Android Market and we’re getting closer to a Froyo majority.  The period ending October 1 shows all legacy versions of the platform dipping ever so slightly while Android 2.2 risesto 33.4 ...

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G2 Hardware Issues Already Popping Up

Engadget is reporting that hardware problems are already popping up with the T-Mobile G2.  Two major issues seem to be happening.  The first issue is that some of the handsets appear to be shipping with loose hinges, which causes the screen to hang when turning the phone upside down.   In ...

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Google Acquires BlindType!

Ever wonder what happened to the company BlindType?  You know, the company that has the bad ass predictive keyboard (to see a demo click here).  Well Droid-Life is reporting that the company announced today that they have been acquired by the Big G, Google.  This is great news! See the official ...

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Alpha Test This: Overbite for Android

When I was in college back in the last century, one of my roommates, a computer science major, had classes with this guy named Marc who was working on a project called Mosaic that would let you view web pages with images displayed inline. I wasn’t that excited about it, because there just ...

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Bloomberg App Arrives with News, Market Data, Stock Portfolios and More

Bloomberg L.P. has released their Android application earlier today, adding to its suite of mobile apps. Business and financial buffs can download the free application immediately and enjoy access to market data, timely news, stock portfolios, and more. Users will be able to create personalized ...

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Dual Screen Samsung Continuum Spied

Two new Samsung devices in one day! It was just over a month ago when we saw the year-end roadmap for Verizon come to light. Among the unknown/unseen handsets teased was a Samsung i400 "Continuum" which was said to be a mid-range phone. Flash forward to today and we see that we're looking at ...

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This Week on AGTN!

This week on AGTN, we are super excited because this is the Big Android BBQ Pre-Game show!  This evening two of our co-hosts, Aaron and Kyle will be LIVE in Austin as they prepare for the event.  Joining them will be various people who will be arriving at the event, plus several sponsors ...

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StartTalking lets users send texts by voice all without touch

Per this post in the USA Today, the StartTalking by AdelaVoice app is available the Android Market now or you can download here.  According to the presser, the application will allow the sending of text messages with voice even when the screen is dark.  Just start talking. “StartTalking ...

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Rumor: T-Mobile Project ‘Begonia’ to be Motorola Cliq 2

You may recall that way back in July the folks at AndroidSPIN were able to get their hands on a copy of T-Mobile's year end roadmap. Among the listed Android devices were two from Motorola. With one handset (Jordan) already accounted for in the Motorola Defy, the other has yet to be figured ...

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What is Samsung Transform?

It looks like Sprint has another Samsung Galaxy S phone coming down the road. At least, that is what it appears to be at first glance. Called the Samsung Transform, it bears a striking resemblance to the Epic 4G. So what makes it different?

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Calling all Android users on Verizon!

Getting tired of being left behind for the next Android phones or are you like me and just want a new phone ever six months or so?  If so, check this out.  Verizon has just launched a new trade-in service for any phones from any carriers. https://www.trade-in.vzw.com/Home.aspx I just tried it ...

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Cellphone Radiation Detector Rejected by Apple Comes to Android

Even as Android users, most of us have become familiar with the harsh requirements of the Apple App Store.  Rejected App Store applications routinely find a place in the Android Market, and Tawkon Radiation Detector is no exception. After a year of development, Tawkon claims that it allows you ...

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