Which Version of Android Should I Develop For? (Part 1)

Android has a whole lot of platform versions, splintering the market. For some developers it’s really hard to choose between compatibility and new features. Developing for Android 2.2 means that you’ve got lots of new and handy features, but there’s still a lot of phones with ...

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T-Mobile myTouch 4G (HTC Glacier) ROM Gets Leaked

Ok hackers and modders - time to start digging into yet another ROM! The T-Mobile myTouch 4G (HD) is still at least a few weeks away, but the signed ROM has already made its way onto the internet.

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Parlez-vous français? ¿Habla español? Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Now You Can with Babylon2Go!

Babylon has become a trusted source for a quick translation need for the masses.  Whether it’s our 10AM Spanish class or that spur-of-the-moment dinner in Venice, we find ourselves needing to say something in a foreign language.  Online translators have been around since the internet ...

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Review: Samsung Fascinate

By now you’ve probably seen the reviews of the other Samsung Galaxy S phones — the Epic 4G, Captivate, or Vibrant– or at least gotten an idea of what Samsung’s trying to do with Android 2010.   Up until this now, the non-Droid Android offerings on Big Red’s network ...

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Samsung Transform to Run Stock Android, Sport a Full QWERTY?

We’ve uncovered some more info about the Samsung Transform, which was leaked last week and rumored to be headed to Sprint. A leaked Sprint training document shows that the Transform will be packing a nice 4-row QWERTY keyboard that looks very similar to that of the Epic 4G.

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Tim Riker’s Saygus Vphone Shown Off at the Big Android BBQ

Ever think how nice it would be if the engineers and handset manufacturers actually listened to the feedback of the Android community? Ever wonder what a truly “open” phone would look like? Well, look no further than Tim Riker (Saygus) because he wants to put the Saygus Vphone in ...

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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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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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Froyo 2.2.1 Update Rolling Out to Nexus One Owners, Manual Install Available

The Froyo 2.2.1 update is rolling out to Nexus One owners right now and should be for the next few days.  Not much yet on what the update contains as this is breaking news.   As soon as we know more about what the update has, we will update this post! You can pretty much... Read More

App Review: No-Lock

Ever have the desire to wake your stock Android phone from standby using the trackball? If you have, you might want to to check out the application No-Lock. The application, which is extremely simple, allows users to wake the phone using either the volume rocker, trackball, or even optical ...

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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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Verizon’s Bing Deal Could be a Very Big Deal

After the recent news and hubbub about Verizon and their decision to drop Google Search in favor of Bing, we decided to do some looking into the matter.  Incidentally, our friend Kyle (TheDroidGuy) was already doing some investigating on his own.  Apparently, this Bing deal might go beyond the ...

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Manage a Nexus One with Broken Power Button [Updated]

Google’s Nexus One has been, or still is for some users, one of the best Android handset available. However it is far from being the perfect device we would all want to own. They have been reports of problems with the 3G signal, the quality and precision of the screen and also the reliability ...

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XDA Discovers Updated ROM for Nexus One

Score another one for the open source Android developer community over at XDA.  Some of the users over there have discovered another update to the Froyo ROM for the Nexus One, with build number FRG33.  It has been found that the ROM has some minor bugfixes and a newer version of the installed ...

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More Details on the Motorola Flipout Leak Out

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Android Central has given us some more details about the new Motorola Flipout coming soon to AT&T. The phone is going to be running Android 2.1 with version 1.5 of Blur, and will have the option to resize widgets, but it doesn’t have the best screen resolution. With only a 2.8″ ...

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