New Droid X Froyo Build Leaks Out

A new build of the Droid X Android 2.2 update has leaked out.  This time, the build leaked out on My Droid World, and appears ready to be installed for those who are rooted.  Remember you need to have Koush’s bootstrapper for this to work.  For those interested, check out the full ...

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See You at APPNATION Tomorrow!

The APPNATION conference is finally upon us!  I am writing this post at the KCI airport, waiting to head out to San Fran to cover APPNATION from beginning to end, and really looking forward to it! If you are going to be at the conference, I would love to meet you and perhaps do an... Read More

Lego Android Towers Over All

The beast creation to the right is a Lego Android, towering at 15 inches tall and over 12 inches wide! It took the owner, Wendell Grayson, about 2 weeks to make, and involved him coding a C program to  “design Lego domes mathematically given certain constraints.” Impressive, and I ...

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AppBrain Overhauls App, Adds Social Features

It’s a platitude at this point that app discovery is a pain point for the Android Market, but many of us have found that the web interface/Android app combination of AppBrain goes a long way toward easing that pain. As good as AppBrain already was, they keep improving themselves, as ...

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Froyo on 28% of Android Devices; 2.x Over 70%

The Android Platform Versions page has been updated yet again, only this time, Froyo (Android 2.2) is holding a large 28.7% slice of the pie. Granted, Eclair (Android 2.1) still clings to a decent lead with 41.7%, but Froyo is creeping up there. Following Froyo is Donut (1.6), with 17.5%, as ...

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Fascinate to Get Google Search with 2.2 Update

The biggest #trevorfail this week hands down was the fact that Verizon sold out to the man and decided to make Bing the search engine of choice in the quick search functionality of the Samsung Fascinate.  It defied belief and caused a major uproar in the Android Community, and rightly so.  I ...

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Android’s Internal Troubleshooting Codes Revealed

File this under the “good to know” section of your brain.  A savvy, Android user recently posted an interesting tidbit regarding codes that can be punched into the dialer on your Android device to do everything from a full wipe to check the integrity of your GPS signal. Be warned: ...

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German IFA Video Shows Xperia X10 Running 2.1

If you got a chance to read our Xperia X10 review last week, you know that the one glaring problem that we found with an otherwise slick, sexy handset is the fact that is has shipped with Android 1.6 as the OS version.  We loved this handset after reviewing it; the battery life, the form... Read More

LG to Unveil Optimus One and Optimus Chic Next Week

LG has been sending out invitations for an online press event next week where it's expected they'll unveil a few new Android devices. LG has confirmed that we'll get an official announcement for the Optimus Chic and Optimus One.

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Motorola Tweaks Android Update Timeline… For the Worse

Early MOTOBLUR adopters are finding that their Android phones are dying a slow death.  As other devices from Motorola (and other companies) are looking at Android 2.2 and beyond, Cliq, Cliq XT, and Backflip owners are waiting on a 2.1 update that may never see the light. Deals, Discounts, ...

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TweetDeck Beta v0.9.8 Arrives With a Trio of Widgets

The guys at Tweetdeck heard you loud and clear – you love your Tweetdeck beta but you want your widgets.  Rejoice for there are now three widgets in the latest release (v0.9.8) of the popular social networking app: Quick post, New Column, and Quick launch! On top of the requisite bug ...

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Scoreloop Adds PayPal Integration to Cross-Platform SDK

Scoreloop continues to help developers monetize their games this week with the addition of PayPal integration. Already the "leading social gaming infrastructure provider", Scoreloop has been providing tools to help developers engage their end users all while earning additional money

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Best Buy Offering G2 Pre-Sales NOW

Getting excited over the upcoming G2 from T-Mobile but don't want to wait for the pre-order later this month? Head to your local Best Buy and put your name on one. The national retail giant is offering T-Mobile's next super phone for $199 with a two-year service agreement.

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Gartner: Android to Become No. 2 Worldwide Mobile OS by Year End

Gartner has released a report today that says Android is well on track to becoming the number two (#2) mobile operating system in the world by year end.  Expected to end up with around 17.7 percent market share, Android will trail only Symbian in terms of reach.  It should be pointed out that ...

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Motorola “Stingray” Android Tablet Pops Up in Verizon’s Internal Inventory

The rumored Motorola MZ600 Android tablet has surfaced it again.  According to the team over at Phandroid, the tablet appeared in Verizon’s inventory showing demo, dummy and official versions.  This means that the device is a possible go for next year, but obviously nothing is official ...

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