Google’s Response to Oracle’s Suit

We knew it would not take long for Google to respond the lawsuit that Oracle has filed against them.  An article from Informationweek.com gives a quote from the Google statement about the matter: “We are disappointed Oracle has chosen to attack both Google and the open-source Java ...

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Geeks’Phone’s CCR Program: a Real Open Source Phone

Each time a new Android phone is released, groups of power users will try to improve it by digging into Android source code and by cooking ROMs. The path they choose is not easy: They have to do guesswork or reverse engineering and often they are stopped in their attempts by hardware ...

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FixIt!: Android Users: Misers?

New figures published few days ago from AdMob told us few things about ourselves. They told us that we are males, aged between 25 and 34 and we prefer not to pay for apps… I will guess that there is a good chance you will be reading this and say: No, I am not! Deals,... Read More

MWC 2010: Fast Track To Android with Motorola

As part of Mobile World Congress, Motorola had setup sessions to fast track new developers who are willing to start developing on Android. They had brought few companies to showcase their work and answers questions. This is great to see that Motorola is heavily involve into helping developers ...

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OCOSMOS Announces OCS5

South Korean handset manufacturer OCOSMOS has released a new MIP (Mobile Internet Phone, or Multimedia Internet Phone depending who you talk to), that has the ability to make calls over VoIP when connected to WiFi. Of course, it runs the Android OS, has a 3.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen and comes ...

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Firefox Development Underway for Android

It seems that Mozilla has begun work in earnest on building Firefox for the Android platform.  Citing sources from the German Firefox community, Softpedia says that Mozilla is working with developers to make a build available that will at least display webpages in February, with a usable ...

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PLEN Robot Controlled by Android [VIDEO]

Those of you with piles of cash might be interested in picking up a PLEN hobby robot for your desk.  The roughly 9″ tall “droid” can be controlled via Bluetooth, either by your cell phone or PC keyboard.  You know where I’m going with this… Check out the video ...

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Glyph Launches Free Mobile App Localization Program

Glyph Language Services, a Seattle company, has launched a limited time offer to localize mobile games and applications for free. New clients can receive localization and emulator testing services for one Android or iPhone app in one target language. The offer includes localization of up to ...

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CES 2010: Gesture Control Software for Android

GestureTek will announce at CES that its patented, award-winning software for gesture-based mobile device interaction now supports the Android operating system. The eyemo app uses the camera on a mobile device to sense and report device motion. The software is already enabled on multiple ...

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Is Google Serious About Maturing the Android Market?

With all the different seemingly conflicting reports about developers fleeing both the iPhone app store and the Android Market, the question remains Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Too Many Bits for DDMS

If you’re like me, you do your Android development outside Eclipse and therefore rely upon the full range of the Android toolkit, from activitycreator through DDMS. And, if you’re like me, you just plopped a 64-bit Linux (Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid Ibex”) on a multi-core PC ...

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It’s In The Mail

Learn how to send an email from your Android app in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Tabs With Intents

See how to embed activities inside of tabs in an Android TabView, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Rotational Forces, Part Five

Learn how to have your application's screen be rotated just based on the position of the device, rather than based on the keyboard, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Rotational Forces, Part Four

Learn how to prevent Android from rotating your activity's UI, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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