USB & WiFi Tethering Built Into Android 2.2

As we head into next week’s Google I/O, Android 2.2 is looking more and more like a game changing release.  First there’s Flash integration.  Then came Android Market changes.  Just earlier this week we learned that Froyo is ridiculous fast.  Does it get better?  You bet. Take a ...

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Join Android Forums – Take Your Experience to The Next Level

Alright, so you have the Android phone – and you kind of know how to use it – but what’s next? If you really LOVE Android, like many of us, it’s time to join a community and expand your knowledge! The Android community has quite a large following, in fact if you were to combine all... Read More

The G1 is Relevant Again… No Thanks to Google

Lately I have been looking with envy on my Android Guy brethren who have some of the cooler Android based handsets out there. I almost jacked my friend’s Nexus One after letting me play with.  I thought about hitting him over the head with it and running. The cause for my madness was the ...

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Battle of the Network Stars

When purchasing a new phone many of us are being faced with not only a question of a handset but a prospective betrothed wireless carrier for at least a two year term (this is/was the genius of the Nexus One, more on that later).  That has not been more evident since Apple signed an ...

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Android for Non-geeks

If you’re anything like me then all this talk about Android development, source code, root, version, etc., is all completely over your head. If you don’t know who Cyanogen is, it’s okay. Well, for now. So, what’s the real deal about Android phones? So far,

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10 Android Apps You Need To Download NOW!

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by Scotty Brown Have you ever seen one of those lists on a tech site giving you this list of apps that they claim are the end-all-be-all of lists? The type of article that swears up and down that what they are telling you is for your own good, and that the author knows everything... Read More

Share With the Class! Free Apps Worth Paying For

Welcome back to AndroidGuys’ new series, Share With the Class!  To kick things off, we asked you what your favorite productivity apps were.  Some of you mentioned titles like Gmote, SwiFTP Server, Astrid, and ListBuddy.  It was interesting to hear how people use many different apps in ...

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My Life With The Nexus One (or, How I Became a Rabid Android Fanboy)

It was almost like Christmas, and I was an 8 year old boy again. Only it wasn’t Christmas and this wasn’t a puppy I had found under the tree. It was just after Valentines Day and this was a brown cardboard box in my hands. This brown box was a gift from The Greatest Girlfriend... ...

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FixIt!: Android Users: Misers?

New figures published few days ago from AdMob told us few things about ourselves. They told us that we are males, aged between 25 and 34 and we prefer not to pay for apps… I will guess that there is a good chance you will be reading this and say: No, I am not!

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Shop AndroidGuys! Dane-Elec 16GB microSDHC Card

Ask around and you’ll find the general consensus is that most Android owners would love more storage.  While many phones come with 2-4GB microSD cards, a lot of you opt to replace it right of the bat.  Did you know that you could buy accessories for all Android phones from our own store?  ...

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Fast-Acting Hacker Makes Nexus One More ‘Desire’-able

Paul O’Brien, founder of MoDaCo, has been a busy little boy.  In what feels like only a matter of hours, he’s been able to flash an unofficial ROM from the HTC Desire onto a Nexus One.  And just to prove things, he snapped a pic of it in action.

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SPB Mobile Shell 5.0 for Android [VIDEO]

Ever since my days of the T-Mobile MDA, I’ve been a fan of SPB.  Thanks to them, I was actually able to stomach Windows Mobile.  Between their apps and user interface enhancements, I was always looking forward to their next title.  In fact, I was somewhat sad to bid them farewell when I ...

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Overclock Your Nexus One 1.113GHz

So you’ve got the latest superphone from Google and for some strange reason, that 1GHz Snapdragon processor just isn’t fast enough.  What’s an AndroidGuy to do?  Overclock it yo!  One of the guys over at XDA Developers, persiansown, has found a way to overclock his Nexus One ...

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Non-Google Android Languishes in Obscurity

So I have several G1′s, a myTouch 3G, two Motorola Droid’s, and just one Archos 5 Internet Tablet.  While, certainly no expert, I have been using Android the week the G1 was released and was following it before it was a Google acquisition and the only device that I have chosen to ...

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Comparing Android and Kindle for App Development

The Amazon Kindle is getting an SDK and "app store". Learn a bit more about how these compare to Android in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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