Social App Market AndSpot Nearing Launch

When we last heard from AndSpot a few months ago, they were starting a private beta of an intriguing new service: a Market alternative that includes social features. In a new press release, they’ve announced that they are nearing launch, and are opening the doors now to developers ...

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Android App Development is “a Viable Revenue Stream”

Arron La, developer of Advanced Task Manager, recently posted information about that app’s revenue in an effort “to highlight how Android is a viable revenue stream after reading countless stories that it is not.” La published the paid version of the app in February, 2009, ...

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Galaxy S Unlockable, T-Mobile Vibrant Supports AT&T 3G

It was a very slow day, but we have a bit of breaking news tonight.  Engadget is reporting that Dagentooboy of XDA-Developers has discovered that the codes used to unlock the Samsung Galaxy S are not stored at Samsung headquarters, but in a .BAK file on the handset.  The codes are in fact so ...

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Kyocera Zio Now Available from Cricket Wireless

Attention Android fans: The Sanyno Zio from Kyocera is now available from Cricket Wireless.  The Zio is the first Android phone available to Cricket Wireless customers and features a 3.5-inch WVGA touchscreen, 3G web browsing, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, a 3.2-megapixel camera/camcorder, MP3 ...

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Motorola Updates Android Upgrade Time Line

Motorola has announced that they recently upgraded their Android 2.1 and 2.2 update time line.  With this, it was revealed the already end-of-life Motorola Devour would not be upraded to Android 2.1. Not a real surprise there though. The upgraded time line also detailed the status of the ...

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Froyo for Droid X Leaked (Updated)

Droid X owners, you’ll probably be getting a Froyo update OTA sooner rather than later, but if you need it now and want to take matters into your own hands, you can do so. Keep in mind: this is a likely unfinished, probably still buggy pre-release version of Froyo for the Droid X that ...

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Dell Thunder Prototype Gets Hands on Time

Engadget got a hold of a couple of Dell Thunder prototypes recently and boy oh boy were they drool-worthy. The curved glass screen, sleek styling, sexy form factor-oh my! It looks so good. While the beauty is obvious, we do not know much, besides that it has a 4.1 inch screen, Snapdragon ...

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Nexus One Dev Phone Out of Stock

The Android Developers blog is saying that all you people who rushed to buy unlocked Nexus One dev handsets have tapped them out!  Here is the quote from their blog: A couple of weeks ago, we arranged that registered developers could buy an unlocked Nexus One via their publisher page in Android ...

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Rumored Tip: Sprint 4G Turned on in Ft. Lauderdale

We had a tip come in from one of readers named Brian, saying that he is seeing a marked increase in download speeds on his Sprint phone.  He resides in the Ft. Lauderdale area, which was slated for having 4G turned on this summer sometime.  If you live that area, let us know in the... Read More

AppBrain.com Updates Site with New Ways to Sort Apps

We really like it when developers and providers for Android listen to the feedback their users are giving them.  Appbrain.com informed us through a press release that they have made some significant changes to their site to better serve their users.  Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click ...

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Snakes on a Phone

Everyone knows and loves the now famous “snake” game that was on every cell phone back in the day.  You could while away the hours moving that dot snake trying to beat your previous high score, so it makes sense that the game would pop up on the Android Market right? Well, ...

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The G2 Gets Caught in the Wild!

Engadget this morning released some in the wild images of the newly announced G2!  If you look closely at the picture to the left, you will see that the G2 is indeed the HTC Vision as we mentioned last night on AGTN. There are a couple of things that come with T-Mobile’s announcement of ...

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Facebook “Places” Now Accessible for Android Users at Facebook Mobile Site

Last night Facebook announced its new service titled “Places”, which lets U.S. users share their current location with friends. Unfortunately, at the time of the announcement, the functionality was only available on the iPhone application (and still is). Despite this limitation, ...

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Mozilla Launching Fennec 2.0 Alpha in Coming Weeks, Beta Begin this Fall

To many it seems as if Fennec for Android has moved extremely slowly, without much progress. Personally, I feel like it has been in Alpha for such a long time.  Today, however,  I learned that Fennec for Android Alpha will be entering 2.0 in a few short weeks. New features (in alpha or planned) ...

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Trillian for Android Now in Open Beta

Do you like chatting? Do you like Trillian?  If the answer to these two questions is yes, you are going to love this next bit of news.  Earlier today, Cerulean Studios, the company behind the mega-messaging application Trillian, revealed that the Trillian for Android is now in open beta!  That ...

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