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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Android Devs Answer Questions, Talk Donut and Rooting

As I go through some of the post- Google I/O tweets and emails from some of our readers, I get the feeling that those involved on the Android have long forgotten about Cupcake.  To quote the Black Eye Peas, they’re ‘on that new new’.  In this case, it’s Donut.  So ...

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Google I/O Predictions – Reader Submission

The following article is a reader submission from Ben Feldman.  You can follow him on twitter at BenFeldman.  We’re posting the article untouched, in it’s entirety. These are his predictions for the Google I/O conference which kicks off in a matter of hours. Google I/O 2009 is ...

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Grab Our Android Widget!

Those of you who have received your update to Android 1.5 already know how cool widgets are on your handset.  They add a whole new level of functionality and convenience to your phone.  We’re proud to present to you the coolest one yet – The AndroidGuys widget is now in the ...

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Android Based Trimble Nomad from SDG Systems

ZELIENOPLE, PA (MMD Newswire) May 21, 2009 – SDG Systems, LLC (SDG) announced today the availability and support of a developer version of the Trimble® (TDSTM) Nomad running Google® Android. The Nomad-Android developer system incorporates the Google Android 1.5 software release and ...

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Launcher Dock Widget Offers a Folder Alternative

Launcher Dock is a new widget developed by Bratag for those who have the latest cupcake release on their Android phone.  We’ve seen a handful of news and system setting widgets pop up on the Android Market since the introduction of cupcake, but Launcher Dock is the first to give users an ...

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Simply Beautiful “Rosie” Android UI Surfaces [VIDEO]

Forget cupcakes and donuts.  This looks like a wedding cake. Haykuro is back at it (already) with another glimpse into the future of Android.  Whether that future comes officially from Google, HTC, or by hacking and modding is beyond us.

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First Looks at HTC Hero Firmware [VIDEO]

The 17 year old Android Hacker known as Haykuro has somehow gotten his hands on the firmware for the HTC Hero.  The yet-to-be formally announced handset looks like its flavor of Cupcake will have extra yumminess baked into it.

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eBuddy Launches Instant Messaging Application for Android

eBuddy for Android Now Available via Android Market San Francisco, CA – May 14, 2009 – eBuddy, the world’s leading independent web and mobile instant messaging (IM) platform, today announced the launch of eBuddy for Android, a free instant messaging application that enables ...

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Android Around the World: T-Mobile Netherlands Getting 1.5

After getting to be the first country in the world to carry an Android handset, it sure seems like the US is going to be the last to get the 1.5 update.  T-Mobile’s G1 owners are growing increasingly more anxious for the cupcake features, but it feels like other countries keep cutting us ...

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Android Dev Phones Get 1.5 Update

If you happen to own one of the Dev Phone 1′s from Google, you’ll be pleased to know that Android 1.5 is now available for your handset.  That’s right, you can flash your handset with the new Cupcake build.

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Call To Action: Distributed Build Gurus Wanted

The Android community is looking for a few good people with experience setting up or managing tools like tinderbox or BuildBot. Intrigued? Read more in today's Building 'Droids!

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Android Around the World: Orange France to Offer at Least 6 Android Phones in ’09

Orange France plans to have at least 6 Android devices from five handset manufacturers, including Motorola, Samsung, LG, and Sony Ericsson.  Oh yeah, we can’t forget HTC’s G1!  All five phone makers are members of the Open Handset Alliance.

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Piecing Together Android Handset Rumors

We got an email from a reader yesterday, directing us to a post made originally on the TmoNews Forums*.  It’s from a guy who purports that he may or may not be working with with an HTC Whitestone device running Android.  He also claims to have recorded a 9 minute video clip of  said ...

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