Android 3.0 Launch to Coincide with Google’s Music Service

It looks as though last week Android product manager Gaurav Jain has confirmed that the availability of Android 3.0 (Gingerbread) will coincide with the launch of Google’s music service this holiday season.  In an interview with top Israeli financial newspaper Calcalist, Jain said the ...

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Back to School Sale Inlcudes Motorola Charm

Happy 4th of July weekend to everyone! TmoNews has posted the above picture, which shows that T-Mobile will be offering up the Motorola Charm free for the upcoming back-to-school season. This clashes with previous rumors that place it at $75, but we won’t complain about a free phone.  The ...

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Droid to Join the Froyo Family on July 13th?

DroidLife is claiming they have viable information from their “most reliable source” that the original Verizon Droid will be getting some (official) Froyo love on July 13th. This would go hand-in-hand with the rumor we covered earlier about Google sending out a few Froyo OTA updates ...

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Flash for Froyo Doesn’t Respect Nexus One Silent Mode? (UPDATE)

Is Flash for Android 2.2 Froyo set up in a way in which silent mode doesn’t affect the plugin?  According to one of our readers, Simon, setting the phone on silent doesn’t matter when it comes to browsing websites with Flash-enabled features.  Here’s the email we received from ...

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200,000 Galaxy S Handset Sold in Korea After Only 10 Days

While everyone in the US is waiting for the carriers to drop their versions of the Samsung Galaxy, the international version is seeing good sales numbers in South Korea.  Launched on June 24th in South Korea, Samsung has already sold 200,000 units after only being on the market for 10 days.  ...

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Samsung Galaxy S 2? Already?

The Samsung Galaxy S blitz has barely gotten off the ground around the world and yet Russian website Itrans (translated) is saying they have the first pictures of its alleged successor.  While we wait for our Vibrant, Fascinate, Epic 4G, and Captivate handsets to arrive, the rumor mill sees no ...

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HTC Vision Spotted?

This tip comes from Engadget, who broke the news yesterday evening that the rumored HTC Vision may have been spotted in the wild. There’s not much to go on at the moment, as there are only two pictures, but I’m sure even these images are enough to leave us all drooling for awhile.  ...

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Adobe Air For Android Leaked [UPDATE]

An early version of Adobe AIR for Android has been leaked.  When I say early, I mean VERY EARLY.  For those living under a rock, Adobe AIR essentially allows developers to easily make applications or tools that can be used across multiple platforms/operating systems.  Keep in mind, this is not ...

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Updated Dell Streak Root Method Released

Paul O’Brien, the genius behind MoDaCo, has just released an updated “superboot” rooting method for the Dell Streak.  According to Paul, this root method differs a little from what we’re used to seeing, but still gets the job done for those who want superuser access on ...

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Make Online Payments Quickly with the Android Payment Chrome Extension

Merchants and consumers rejoice!  The Google Checkout Blog is reporting this week that merchants can now create a QR code containing the information for the items a customer wants using the Android Payment Chrome Extension.  Customers will then scan the QR code with their scanner and be taken ...

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PhoneWeaver Announced for Android

SBSH Software recently announced that they’re popular Phoneweaver application is now available on the Android platform.  Phoneweaver’s function is to allow the creation of custom “profiles” enabling users to set specific actions to correlate to various times, locations, ...

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Samsung Galaxy S Now More Amazing, Does Video Output Via 3.5mm Jack

Early Android handset adopters (cough, cough…G1 owners) were none too happy about HTC leaving out a 3.5mm headphone jack for listening to audio.  That was then and this is now and the 3.5mm headphone jack is the standard it should have always been.   It appears Samsung took the idea to ...

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New AdMob Report Shows Android Now Holds 33% Market Share in North America

AdMob has just released their May 2010 Mobile Metrics Report, and the results are extremely impressive for the Android OS.  The stats (which are from May 2010, not June) put Android at a 33% share in North America, with iOS holding on to their 54% share. This is good news for Android fanboys ...

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Download This! FIFA 10 (EA Sports)

In the off chance you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks, it’s World Cup time and fans are glued to television sets around the world. It’s time you glued yourself to your Android handset and purchased EA Sports’ FIFA 10. Play using real teams and players ...

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Take the Paid App Pledge!

Android users get a bad rap. They say we expect apps to be free, that we won’t pay for apps like users of other platforms will, and that consequently it’s not worth developers’ time to work on Android apps. Let’s prove ‘em wrong. Here’s an example of what ...

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