Android Dev Learns How Far is Too Far for Ad Revenue

The developer of a popular app that is used to turn off mobile data called APNDroid "learned his lesson" when he got his app pulled from the Android Market recently.

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LG Optimus Big Coming Soon to Korea

We reported on a leaked image of the LG Optimus Big a while ago, putting it in the rumor column until more info came out. Now, all has fallen into place as the company has announced the device will be launching April 28 in Korea. There are times where we wished we lived in Korea to get the ...

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Sprint’s Wi-Fi XOOM Arrives May 8th (UPDATE: Confirmed)

We just received an email from one of our readers who passed a picture, showing the Sprint version of the Wi-Fi XOOM arriving May 8th.  We had heard that it was coming soon but had no indication it was but a little over a week off.  Expect to see Sprint making some form of an... Read More

Ubuntu One Music Updated

  Ubuntu One Music, the Android companion to Canonical’s cloud music service, has been updated with a redone UI and news features such as album art, updated playlist options, speed improvements, and support for more file formats: Ubuntu One can now handle native streaming of Ogg ...

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Put the HTC Rider on Your Radar

We’ve got another new Android phone to keep an eye on today as the HTC Rider surfaces.  Nothing is known about this device yet other than it appears to be a touch only handset.  The screen size looks to be in the range of 4.-3 inches and the general form factor looks much like an... Read More

Chemical Cuisine Tells You All About That Garbage You Are Eating

See that snack you are eating right now?  Go ahead and turn the package over and look at the list of ingredients.  Pick any one of those nearly unpronounceable words and see if you can tell me what it does to the food or whether it’s good for you.  Oh, you have no idea?  Why don’t ...

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Barnes & Noble Accuses Microsoft of Anti-Android Scheme

In response to a lawsuit brought by Microsoft claiming that Android-based Nook devices infringe on patents, Barnes & Noble has fired back, asserting that Microsoft is misusing their patents in an anti-competitive scheme against Android. You may recall that Microsoft threatened HTC with its ...

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Droid Bionic Getting “Improved Form Factor”

If you’ve been planning to pick up a Droid Bionic in May, it looks like you’ll have to wait a little longer before it’s released. But the wait may be worth it: Motorola is giving the phone an overhaul that promises an even more beastly end product than previously planned. A ...

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New Qualcomm Snapdragon Chips Leaked

A recently leaked presentation from Qualcomm seems to be showing off the company’s upcoming Snapdragon chipsets. The leaked chips were the MSM8270, MSM8930, MSM8960, and the APQ8064. According to the presentation, all of these processors will be based of the Krait architecture. These new ...

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Official App for Google Docs Finally Hits Android

After what seems like an eternity of waiting, Google has released an official Google Docs application for Android devices.  Available for anything running 2.1 or higher, the native app provides simple and effective management of your cloud-based documents.  Options include creating new ...

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Motorola Prepping Keyboard Folio Case

Motorola looks to be ready to launch a keyboard folio case for their XOOM tablets, adding all new functionality to the device. From what we can surmise from the image at the left of this post, the case appears to house what may be a simple Bluetooth keyboard inside the leather case. Together ...

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Cook Your Own Theme in the Ultimate Online Theme Kitchen

Let’s say you have a rooted Android handset and get the itch to build your own theme because your ideas are better than what anyone else is doing.  The problem is you just don’t have any serious coding experience.  What does one do?  For starters, you might want to check out the ...

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Motorola Jumps on the Unlocked Bootloader Bandwagon

Motorola, long considered the least friendly manufacturer to those who’d like to mod their phone, has indicated that they may begin including unlocked bootloaders across their Android product line later this year. Motorola’s statement comes in response to Australian Atrix owner ...

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HTC Trace is a Swype-Inspired Keyboard for Sense 3.0

Like the HTC keyboard? Like Swype? Then HTC Trace is probably what you have been looking for. In Sense 3.0, there is a function in the keyboard settings that allows you to use Trace. Trace is HTC’s version of Swype’s keyboard. Not only does this overlay a swiping functionality over the ...

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South Park Avatar Creator Meets Android

Are you one of the millions of South Park fans in the world? If so, you might want to check out this new application from South Park Studios which allows you to design and create your own South Park character. This application works just like Androidify, which allows you to make your own ...

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