Google Gobbles Plink for Future Goggles Integration

Plink, one of the winners of the second Android Developers Challenge is only too pleased to announce today that they’ve been acquired by Google.  Their app works remarkably similar to Google Goggles – Snap a picture of some artwork or painting with your phone get back wikipedia-like ...

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Hoccer – It’s Fun To Share!

Ever get depressed that you don’t play much sports these days with all this technological revolution and web 2.0 stuff? Hoccer has the best of both worlds. After downloading this app I immediately had the wife download it as well, pulled her outside, and began pretending Hoccer was some ...

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ADC2 Winner ‘SweetDreams’ Hits Android Market

The big winner in the second Android Developers Challenge (ADC2), SweetDreams, is now available for download.  Designed to allow its users to go to bed without worrying about getting calls in the middle of the night, SweetDreams, packs a ton of options into a relatively small (2MB) app. Tell ...

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Here are Your ADC 2 Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the Android Developers Challenge 2!  As promised, the list of top apps was announced just moments ago and we’re only pleased to share the names with you.    

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Pencils Down! ADC2 Voting Comes to End

The official Android Developers Blog has announced that public voting for the second Developers Challenge has come to a close.  We won’t have to wait too long to find out who the winners are as they will be announced this coming Monday, November 30th!    

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App Review: Lucid

Lucid is a dreamy game with a simple concept and levels that are increasingly difficult to master.  First let’s talk about what Lucid is not.  It is not a racing game, jumping game, or any kind of first person shooter.  Your objective in Lucid is to assure that Baby Hermin gets a good ...

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Developers Challenge Trims to Top 200

With the first round of the ADC 2 completed, it’s time to see who has made the cut.  After getting underway back in May, the list has been trimmed to 20 semi-finalists from 10 categories.  Over the next weeks (months), Android users will be able to help decide who takes home the top 3 ...

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ADC2 Results Going Out to Developers

Twitter is, uhm, all atwitter with Android developers’ reports of receiving word from Google of how they did in the first round of the Android Developer Challenge 2.    

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Live from New York, it’s Android Apps

On August 25th, 2009,  30 Android developers got together at the Fast Company offices to participate in the NYC Android Developers Meetup.  The Meetup was organized by the team at Medialets.   Medialets is an innovative company that provides a rich media advertising and  analytics platform ...

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First Round of ADC 2 Draws to a Close Ahead of Expectations

The Android Developers Blog is reporting that due to an overwhelming response to round one of the Android Developers Challenge 2, they are ending it effective today.  The news comes earlier than Google predicted it would as they figured it would take at least two weeks to get everything they ...

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Quick Look: BuzzDeck

Yesterday we mentioned a new app from mippin called BuzzDeck which is their entry into the second Android Developers Challenge.  Due out early next week, I wanted to give you guys a sneak preview of the app.  It’s an excellent title that responds very well on my G1.  There are enough ...

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Be Heard! Vote in the ADC2 With Your Android Phones!

Ready to get your hands on all sorts of new Android apps?  Head to the Android Market and download the new “Android Developer Challenge 2″ from Google.  Once installed, the app will randomly present users with titles for downloading and scoring based on specific criteria.  ...

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App Review: Guardian Anywhere

Guardian Anywhere is a mobile newspaper that allows you to catch up with the latest news from The Guardian newspaper on the go. This is done by downloading the content and then presenting it in a lovely looking interface that makes it easy to view and read.    

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ADC 2 Follow Up

Want to bone up on some apps that were submitted to the Android Developers Challenge 2 last week?  We suggest checking this thread over at Google Groups.  It’s emerging somewhat as an unofficial place for developers to share their apps and experiences. We’ve compiled a few apps ...

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ADC2: Challenging Predictions

Now that ADC2 is underway, here is one balding guy's predictions for how ADC2 will play out, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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