Latest Android Fragmentation Report Released

The Android Developer site today has released an updated fragmentation report, which they are calling a “platform report”.  As you can see pictured to the left, the pie chart for this current report has 2.1 being the dominant Android flavor that people are running.  1.5 and 1.6 make ...

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AT&T Looking to Hire Senior Software Engineer

AT&T has a posting over on CrunchBoard which shows the carrier looking to hire a software engineer to help develop and market Android-related devices. The position they are filling is based out of the Santa Clara office and duties would include designing and implementing leading-edge mobile ...

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Battle of the Network Stars

When purchasing a new phone many of us are being faced with not only a question of a handset but a prospective betrothed wireless carrier for at least a two year term (this is/was the genius of the Nexus One, more on that later).  That has not been more evident since Apple signed an ...

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Andy Rubin Reacts to Steve Jobs, Likens Apple to North Korea

The NY Times has a great little interview with Google VP Andy Rubin where he talks about Android’s future among other things.  When asked his thoughts on the recent Steve Jobs comments about Android offering porn, Andy says he doesn’t quite get where Jobs was coming from.  “I don’t ...

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Netflix Wants to Hire an “Android Video Playback Expert”

In a hint of things to come, Netflix has posted a job listing on their website looking for someone to help build with instant streaming client for Android devices.  As far as the candidate is concerned, the company is seeking someone with a strong history of embedded and mobile development.  ...

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Special Edition AndroidGuys Podcast This Thursday!

Mark your calendars for this Thursday, 7PM Pacific/10PM Eastern for a special edition of our AndroidGuys Podcast! We’re trying some new things, with a new format for Thursday nights… you certainly won’t be disappointed. Hosting the maiden broadcast for Thursday will be myself ...

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Holland9 Providing Tieto with Platform Training

Holland9, a company that specializes in low level android software development and hardware design, has announced that they are training Tieto to develop new Android devices. For those not familiar, Finland-based Tieto is international software development company with offices in over 25 ...

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Breaking News! Steve Jobs to Apple Shareholders: “iPhone is a bust, Android FTW!!!”

Early this morning in an unprecedented email to Apple Shareholders, Apple CEO Steve Jobs shares vital information regarding the iPhone and it's future. In an AndroidGuys exclusive, our source has forwarded us the following email which we believe is authentic:

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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!  

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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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Android Developer Labs World Tour in Full Swing

Earlier this week, Google’s Android team kicked off their Developer Labs World Tour. Starting this Tuesday in London, the mobile rock stars are traversing the globe, speaking with developers, and let them play with new hardware. It’s a great way to have your questions answered by ...

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Developer to Watch: HyperDevbox

We’ve received a couple of emails over the last week from a gaming studio called HyperDevbox who has alerted us to two games of theirs. Both of them, LoveCatch and the brand new ExZeus were written to take advantage of OpenGL and 3D gaming capabilities.  As you may already know, Android, ...

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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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50 Android Games in One Video

In this video from AndroidHD, you’ll see a short presentation of 50 Android-based games.  Who said that Android was not a great platform for gaming?  Looks like we’re off to a good start so far.  

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