No Donuts For Canadians (Confirmed)

Just as “Android in Canada” put it, get ready for a slap in the face my fellow igloo dwelling, beaver loving friends. While many Canadians have opted to root their device and use whatever ROM they please, it turn out the long awaited 1.6 “Donut”  update will not be ...

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Sherpa Adding New Functionality, Refreshing UI

One of our favorite apps for Android so far, Sherpa, is a prime example location-awareness done right.  Already a great app to begin with, it’s about to get greater.  We received an advance notice that Geodelic is gearing up to release Sherpa 2.0 in December with improved speeds and a ...

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Search, Better

One of the most exciting things about Android is that it is constantly changing. We were all anxious for Cupcake, Donut and now for Eclair. Admit it, you waited by your phone anxiously anticipating the moment it informed you of the availability of a new system update. Some changes come under ...

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LG-GW620 available early November in France

LG announced the GW620 early in September without carrier specific information.  Today we’re learning it is going to be released in France in early November.

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ODROID Pre-Orders Announced for Korean Developers, Limited to 300

A platform development version of the ODROID device was announced for preorder in Korea today. Limited to Korean developers, there only 300 units up for grabs.  The ODROID development device sells for roughly $320 US dollars.  Today’s event was hosted by Korean blog Aesop.   Preorders ...

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Motorola’s “Derivative Version” of Android

The MOTODEV podcast popped up in my Google Listen “Android” search results today, and I heard something really interesting in this week’s edition. Jason Warren, part of Motorola’s software product management team, talked about the Cliq and in general about what Moto is ...

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Android, Not Ready for Prime Time. Or Is It?

I need to start this article with a confession of addiction, it is what they tell me helps to handle my problem; Hello, my name is Ray and I am addicted to Technology. That being out of the way; I am like Napoleon Dynamite’s brother Kip, singing, “I love technology” at the end of the... ...

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And Here’s the Motorola Cliq!

So long “Morrison” and hello Cliq!  The next exclusive handset headed to T-Mobile will be the Motorola Cliq.  All the rumors and speculation proved to be pretty accurate. Here’s the low down on the hardware for those of you who might be into that sort of thing.

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Donut Details Indicate That it’s Delicious

The official Android code repository has been updated with the next level of baked pastry goodness. Donut has arrived over the last few days and everyone is getting amped all over again. Before going much further, we recommend reading Mark Murphy’s Android 2.0/Donut primer. Always keep ...

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Donut != Android 2.0

Tasty treats are not releases. Donut is not Android 2.0. Learn more in today's rant disguising as a post in Building 'Droids!

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Sprint to Have Android in 2009

Not a terrible ground breaking news article to pass along, but it’s news to some of you.  Speaking at the Brainstorm: Tech conference today, Sprint CEO Dan Hessee confirmed that at least one Android device will arrive in 2009. It has been widely assumed that Sprint would be the next ...

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Android 2.0 Due Late Summer? [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Skip to bottom to see the latest on this subject. While everyone is just getting used to Cupcake (Android 1.5), the team behind The Weather Channel app is already working with the Android 2.0 SDK. In today’s Q&A interview with Traci of The Weather Channel, I learned that the ...

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Donut, Eclair, and Flan – Rubin Talks Future of Android

Andy Rubin, or, The Man, as we like to call him around here, was speaking at a T-Mobile and Google media event earlier today where the Google VP of engineering was talking about the future of Android and where the focus will be.  The future beyond Cupcake that is Donut, Eclair, and Flan.  ...

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Two More Android Updates Slated for 2009

We’ve seen two updates to Android in the first half of the year. Get ready for another pair over the next 6 months. According to Mobile Crunch, we’ll be seeing a minor update and a major update before the year is out. We saw a minor in the upgrade from 1.0 to 1.1 and the... Read More

Adobe Flash Officially Ported to ARM-based Android Devices

Bsquare has officially announced that a plugin for Adobe Flash will make its way to ARM-based Android devices.  This means people who own the T-Mobile G1 and HTC Magic could see Flash on their phones before long. The next version of Google’s Android operating system, ...

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