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Chinavision Succeeds Where Others Have Failed, Makes a Boring Android Handset.

Engadget Mobile has an article up taking a look at Chinavision’s “Robot” Android handset. Check out the article for the full specs and lowdown on the phone.  I’ll give you

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Is it Really Worth Putting Android on a Netbook?

While the tech-addict in me would love to own and play with an Android based netbook, the question must be asked:  Does an Android netbook make much sense? Now before

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Multiple Screen Sizes: Those Who Don’t Know History…

Developers have had to handle multiple screen sizes on the desktop and the Web for a rather long time. Why all the fuss over handling multiple screen sizes on Android? Learn more in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Eating My Words Never Tasted so Good!

And of course, I would be talking about the Nexus One, the most glorious Android phone to date.  About four months ago, I wrote an article called, “Don’t Hold Your

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Did Google Shoot itself in the Foot with Nexus One?

Microsoft sure thinks so.  In a quote from Microsoft’s Robbie Bach taken from Bloomberg, it seems the software giant thinks that Google may have bitten off more than it can

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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

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MacLife Magazine Reviews the ‘Droid.

Being a person who drank the kool aid that Apple is selling, I am a lover of Mac computers.  One of the publications that I receive at home regularly is

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Android Development: It’s Just Different

Developers for other platforms are experimenting with Android in increasing numbers. They are not always happy, because Android does not necessarily do things the way they are used to. We ponder this situation in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Android 2.1 SDK Out, Seems Benign

The Android 2.1 SDK has finally arrived! Learn what’s new and different in today’s episode of Building ‘Droids!

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Analyst Predicts 5 to 6 Million Nexus One Phones Sold in First Year

It seems that market analysts are seeing the Nexus One as a major step forward for Google in the smartphone market.  Doug Anmuth of Barclay Capital is predicting that the

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The Android Army is Rising

In a humorous article from David Pogue of the New York Times, it seems that the “Android Army” is rising to meet any naysaying about the Nexus One or the

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PixelPipe Updates Android App

If you are a user of PixelPipe, you will be happy to know that they have recently upgraded their Android App to allow one click publishing pictures taken from your

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Flash for “Most” Android Devices in 2010?

Flash has been perhaps the most eagerly anticipated feature just outside the grasp of Android users since the release of the G1.  There have been many rumors, conjectures or speculations

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Slacker Radio Announces Addition of ABC News

Everyone’s favorite Slacker is at it again.  Slacker Radio announced last night that it is partnering up with ABC News to “provide listeners with updated news from one of the

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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