App Review: Market Suggest

Market Suggest, brought to us by AndroidLib, is a new way to discover great Android apps. It looks and feels similar to the default Market app, but it provides many additional features which make it easier to find the fantastic applications that you may be missing out on. It suggests to you a ...

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T-Mobile Gets a “Top Picks” Section in the Android Market.

What once as an application created for the MyTouch 3G launch has turned into a dedicated area within the Android Market. The “Downloads” link from the main landing page of the market has been replaced with a “T-Mobile” label.  This entirely new section showcases ...

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I’ve Got Cliq Envy

When I was a young boy in Catholic school, I was always taught that envy was one of the Seven Deadly Sins.  As of yesterday, I am heading to the confessional because of the early Christmas present I got my wife this weekend, the Motorola Cliq from T-Mobile. As a rule, I am an early... Read More

App Review: GeoBeagle

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with ...

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Best Buy Mobile Offering 5 Android Under $100

It’s a great time to be shopping for Android handsets.  Best Buy has announced that they will be carrying five Android powered smart phones at $99 for the holidays.  They’re making it hassle free for your convenience with instant rebates as opposed to carrier mail-in rebates and ...

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Android 1.6 Gets Google Maps Navigation

One of the coolest features and improvements in Android 2.0, Google Maps Navigation, is now available for devices running Android 1.6 (Donut).  All you G1 and myTouch 3G owners are now able to take advantage of  voice guided directions and automatic rerouting. Using your data connection, ...

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Why I Won’t Be Rooting My Droid…For Now

Let me begin by giving my experience this past year with rooted or “jail broken” Android phones.  I used the standard Android image doled out by T-Mobile for seven long months before I took the plunge and gained root access to my G1.  And after that, it was on like Donkey Kong.  ...

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Flurry Pegs Droid Sales at 250,000 in First Week

We previously reported that first weekend sales figures for Verizon’s Droid were somewhere in the 100,000 units ballpark. Those figures were based on an analyst at Broadpoint AmTech Inc.’s estimates.  Is there anything to substantiate that claim?  As it turns out, there is one ...

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Leaving T-Mobile Behind for Verizon Droid

Anyone following the invasion of the Droid can see a plethora of reviews on PhoneDog, Gizmodo, Boy Genius Report among others.  So I will spare you the redundancy since those guys do reviews for a living and are much better at it than I.  What I would like to do is give you my reasoning... ...

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‘Bump’ Arrives for Android

Bump is one of those apps used to make us jealous of Apple.  It wasn’t because the iPhone could do things that our G1s and myTouch 3Gs couldn’t, but because we didn’t have the app.  If you’re not familiar with Bump, it allows users to share their contact information, ...

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The Too-Fast Aging G1

I like my G1. It is, by far, the best phone I have ever had. I love how it feels in my hand, not too light or too heavy; it fits just right!  I even got used to the keyboard. At first, I didn’t like the lip on the phone as it made getting to... Read More

T-Mobile’s Cole Brodman Talks Android at Summit

Cole Brodman, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer for T-Mobile, gave a keynote speech today at Open Mobile Summit where he confirmed the company’s investment in the Android platform.  The final tally of Android handsets will sit at 4 this year – Motorola CLIQ, Samsung Behold II, ...

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Verizon to Charge $15 for Exchange Access on the Droid? [UPDATE]

Verizon, a name that is synonymous with the phrase “nickel and dime,” is at it again.  Wired has picked up on the reports that Verizon will charge Droid owners $15 for access to Microsoft Exchange’s ActiveSync. That $15 will be charged on top of the required $30 per month ...

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Holdin’ Out… For a Real Hero

The release of the highly anticipated and much praised HTC Hero on Sprint left me nothing but underwhelmed. After writing my post about making a decision between Sprint’s first two Android offerings (see The Great Debate), I came to the agonizing decision that I just wasn’t ready to ...

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Wireless Tether: A Love Story

This is more of a personal recommendation than it is an application review.  Anyone who does work on the go nowadays knows just how essential “all over” internet access is.  But wireless data-only plans are often expensive and require another piece or two of hardware, and their ...

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