Rhetorical Questions

I’ve been thinking a lot about Android lately.  Imagine that!  As I go back and look through some of the things that have happened over the last year, there are a lot of unanswered questions that come to mind. Here’s a handful of questions that I’ve been kicking around my ...

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Live Folder Demo for Android (VIDEO)

This is where the fun begins!  One of the new (and extremely cool) features of the Cupcake development branch is the Live Folders.  Better Android, the guys behind the recent Open Home desktop tweak, have released some video of what is possible with Live Folder.

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Dell Axim Running Android

For anyone out there wondering what a Dell Axim would look like running Android, head over to AxDroid.  A guy who goes by the name of Ertan D. has seemingly ported Android to his Axim x51v PDA.  The device has no physical keyboard on it, so Ertan (obviously) loaded the Cupcake development ...

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AG Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-02-22

http://tinyurl.com/ck9fqq Unknown Sony Ericsson device. Guessing game starts for OS. The comments in the post call it Android. Your gut? # http://www.zii.com/ Keep an eye on these guys and their MWC announcement. Looks like it could be Android related stuff. # @girlinthecafe So far it has. ...

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HTC Magic is Heir Apparent to Europe’s G1

Let’s just start with, “Boy, do we like the looks of this handset.” The HTC Magic will be coming to Europe courtesy of Vodafone. Looking a tad more sophisticated and sleek than the G1, not much is known beyond the fact that it has HSPA, WiFi and GPS connectivity along with a ...

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Android Market to see Paid Apps Within a Week? Why Not?

Yesterday was relatively quite day in the land of Android, save for one small mention in a Wall Street Journal article. Hiding at the very end of a piece called Microsoft to Bolster Cellphone Strategy was a paragraph that alleges that the Market will start offering paid apps this week. Google, ...

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AG Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-02-08

Is Google’s ‘Anything Goes’ Policy Hurting the Android Market Reputation? http://tinyurl.com/bq3u2s # SlingMedia’s Android Plans http://tinyurl.com/al6zb2 # AG Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-02-01 http://tinyurl.com/dmacnk # http://tinyurl.com/byvszb Samsung said to announce their ...

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RC33 (Android v1.1) Update Starts Arriving

Today marks the day that T-Mobile starts rolling out the latest round of updates to the G1.  While everyone is anxiously anticipating Cupcake to arrive, we’re merely getting a few crumbs for now.  Looking through some of the bullet points on the official T-Mobile forum, some of them are ...

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Crowdfunding Android Firmware Development?

Android aficionados have a laundry list of things they would like to see added to Android proper. Some of these are being addressed in the so-called “cupcake” development path, but others are not. This begs the question: how are we going to get these things built? Some may say that ...

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The Case For and Against the G2 Rumor

There’s a pretty big news item getting passed around today regarding an alleged G2 handset coming from T-Mobile in January.  Depending on who you ask, you’ll get arguments for or against the case.  I’d like to shed light on both sides and let you form your own opinions. ...

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