FixIt!: the Market

The competition to dominate the smart-phone market worldwide is played between Nokia/Symbian, RIM/Blackberry, Apple/iPhone, Microsoft/Windows Mobile and at the bottom of the table: Android (but it should better soon). As we all know, there is a good bunch of Android devices coming up in Q4 to ...

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Fight the Fights Worth Fighting For

More is at stake with mobile devices than the ability to run YouTube videos. If you are going to go to war, fight a fight worth fighting for. More in today's rather opinionated episode of Building 'Droids!

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Sprint’s Foray Into Android

Sprint is starting to ramp up their Android community involvement, in preparation for their launch of the HTC Hero and their Open Developer Conference. Learn more in today's episode of 'Building Droids!

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40 Android Business Models, Part Five

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this fourth part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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40 Android Business Models, Part Four

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this fourth part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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40 Android Business Models, Part Three

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this third part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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The Donut Has Landed

The Android 1.6 SDK is now available. Learn one developer's initial take on the release in today's extra-special bonus edition of Building 'Droids!

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40 Android Business Models, Part Two

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this second part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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40 Android Business Models, Part One

People worry about making money from selling Android apps to individuals. There are other ways of making money off of Android. Learn about 40 Android business models in this first part of a five-part series of posts in Building 'Droids!

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Clicking with Cliq

The Motorola Cliq gives the Android developer community a new device, a new manufacturer, and a new challenge. Learn more about what's different on the Cliq and how to address it in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Diamonds Are Forever. Services Are Not.

Many developers look at Android's services and decide they want services that live forever. This is not a really good idea, and we will discuss why in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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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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Enabling the Ecosystem: Appcelerator, Part Two

The conclusion of our two-part Enabling the Ecosystem interview with Appcelerator about their Titanium cross-platform mobile development framework, in today's Building 'Droids!

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Enabling the Ecosystem: Appcelerator, Part One

Want to develop for Android and iPhone, yet are scared by the total workload? Appcelerator Titanium might be the answer, so you can build once and deploy on both devices. Learn more in an Enabling the Ecosystem interview in today's Building 'Droids!

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CWAC’d Up: Alternative Adapters

Android's ListView can hold rows of widely-varying content, but setting those up can be a chore...unless you have help. Learn about two CommonsWare Android Components, SackOfViewsAdapter and MergeAdapter, that will help with this, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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