Droid 2 FM Radio Revealed

Didn’t know the Droid 2 had an FM Radio? Yeah, neither did we, but thanks to some clever folks over at XDA-Developers, you can now listen to your favorite radio stations at will.  As with most things like this, a bit of hacking and command line work is necessary,  but other than that it ...

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New Android Game “Kamikaze Race” to Integrate Cross-Platform Play

Until recently, cross-platform gaming seemed unthinkable.  However,  thanks to OpenFeint, it’s now possible. A new game is set for release in early October that integrates OpenFeint for cross-platform competition. Not much is known about this new game, apart from what we’re given in ...

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AT&T Training on Galaxy Tab, a La Cart Pricing Revealed

We got a tip earlier this morning from an A&T source of ours who tells us that the carrier has been conducting training for the Galaxy Tab.  According to them, they company aims to be first out of the gate with pricing and availability.  We’re also hearing some preliminary pricing on ...

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Developers Seeing Long Term Promise in Android

Apple rules the short term but Android holds more promise in the long term. At least this is what a majority of those survey by Appcelerator and IDC are saying. A survey released today shows that most of the 2,400 developers polled believe Android will be the platform best positioned to ...

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Sharp Announces Pair of ‘Galapagos’ Tablets [VIDEO]

Sharp has officially joined the Android tablet party.  The company unveiled a pair of Android-based ‘Galapagos’ devices today at a Tokyo event.  One model features a 10.8-inch LCD display (1366×800) while the smaller version offers a 5.5-inch LCD at 1024×600 resolution. ...

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Android: Open Source or Just an Open Mess?

Those of us who are familiar with the “with Google” stamp on the back of our respective Android phones what does this actually signify?  Is it part of a carrier deal that gives exclusivity to Google premium apps like Gmail and the Android Market, or part of a grander scheme to make ...

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T-Mobile G2 Won’t Support Tethering at Launch

As many of you know, stock Android 2.2 supports tethering out of the box.  However, the folks over at TmoNews have discovered that while this is the case, the T-Mobile G2 will not support tethering at launch.  See T-Mobile’s official comment regarding this below: “T-Mobile does not ...

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Motorola XT720 Released on Wind Mobile

Wind Mobile has released the Motorola XT720, a high-end Android device.  Think of it as the Droid without the keyboard.   This phone has a 3.7-inch display with a resolution of 480×854, 512MB of on board memory, an 8MP camera.  I am really hoping this device will get upgraded to Android ...

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LG Vortex in the Wild, minus FM Radio

The LG Vortex, that Verizon-bound Android device we told you about, has made another appearance. This time, the Vortex is without its FM Radio feature that was rumored to be included. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Paid Apps soon available in More Countries

As you might know, you can buy Paid apps in the Market only if you are located in a country from a list of only the few available. Well, the Android Market Team just sent an email to all the developers to let them know that they will add more countries in the coming weeks.... Read More

Amazon Android App Store in the Works?

Something very interesting popped up over at the Androidcommunity.com forums earlier today.  It could mean Amazon is swinging for the fences in terms of their involvement in Android, or it could mean very little.  The post refers to an email that a developer received regarding an ...

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HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One to Run Android

HP has recently announced their HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One printer which features a nifty 7 inch tablet as both the screen and the control panel.  The printer is a fully functional all in one and seems to be of the quality that we have come to expect from HP. The tablet has a few nice... ...

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InMobi and PapayaMobile Join Forces to Give Devs More Monetization Options

In a press release today PapayaMobile, the open mobile social gaming network for Android, announced that it is teaming up with InMobi.  InMobi has the distinction of being the world’s largest global mobile advertising network, touting 21.2 billion mobile ad impressions monthly. (kind of ...

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And So It Begins, Verizon CEO Confirms Tiered Data Plans

I kind of want to put this article in the rant section, because it is well known how I feel about Verizon and their habits of nickel and diming their customers to death. Engadget Mobile is reporting today that Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg has confirmed that over the next four to six months, his ...

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Last Night’s AGTN Droid-Cast

Well, we had an eventful night last night on the AGTN Droid-Cast.  We had a great cast and crew, a great turnout, and a great show.  However, I owe an apology to Nilay Patel from Engadget. Nilay, while I do not agree with your post about Google, I certainly did not need to react to... Read More