You Tell Us: What is the Best Hardware Configuration for Android?

All the recent talk about where Android is headed has us wondering… are mobile phones the best hardware configurations for the platform?

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Ãœbermind Announces iLightr for Android

SEATTLE, Washington — March 31, 2009 — Übermind, Inc., the makers of iLightr, one of the most popular lighter simulation applications available on the iPhone, today unveiled a version of their application for the Android platform. With support for the iPhone, iPod touch, and now Android, ...

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First Look at Handmark’s Express News

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to grab a copy of Handmark’s beta release of Express News.  After playing with it over the evening and early today, I wanted to share my thoughts and give you guys a glimpse at what’s coming.

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Lenovo’s OPhone Pours Some iPhone on Top of Android (VIDEO)

Check out the video below to see what the OPhone looks like so far. You’ll notice it has the Android backbone that our T-Mobile G1 has, but with quite a bit of modification on top. Sure there’s that most obvious change in the iPhone-like tiles, but look deeper. You’ll find ...

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Google Keeps Your Secrets Safe on Your Android Phone

Google wants to make it possible for you to carry your most sensitive data with you without compromising its security.  Released yesterday, Secrets for Android, allows users to securely store and manage vital information like passwords, credit card, and login information.

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Acer Working With Android Desktop Prototype

Earlier today at a press event, Acer dropped a little tidbit that perked up our ears -  They have a prototype desktop with Android on it.  We’ve heard of netbooks and MID’s running Android, but this might be the first desktop to be announced.

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T-Mobile 3G Rollout for ’09 Sneaks Out

What good is a phone that relies heavily on internet and data usage if most of their customer base is stuck with EDGE speeds?  If T-Mobile want their G1 (and other Android handset) owners to get the most out of their phones, they’ll need to grow their 3G market considerably.   Looking ...

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NBA Digital Launches “Game Time”

The first major sports league to launch an official app comes from the NBA in the form of their Game Time application. Available immediately in the Android Market, the app promises scores, statistics, standings and schedules.

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T-Mobile to Launch Android Based Home Phones and Tablets

T-Mobile has big plans for Android and it goes well beyond using it for mobile phones.  According to an article published in yesterday’s New York Times, the US carrier plans to offer a variety of devices that will use the operating system.

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Amico’s “Brava” is Yet Another Unknown Slab Phone

It’s hard not to use the word generic when it comes to handsets like the Amico “Brava” but that’s the first that springs to mind.  We’ve never even heard of the company, and a cursory Google search yields nothing.  That won’t stop them from releasing an ...

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Samsung to Offer 3 Android Handset in 2009

In terms of first Android handsets, when HTC says “second half of the year” they mean October.  When Samsung says it, they mean June.  Almost. The South Korean handset maker plans to release three Android devices this year, the first of which will be launched outside of the US.  ...

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Documents To Go and RoadSync Beta Now Available

T-mobile G1 and Vodafone HTC Magic customers can now view, edit and create Microsoft Word and Excel files plus sync Exchange Server e-mail, contacts and attachments Milford, CT, April 2, 2009 – DataViz®, Inc., a Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner and leading provider of Microsoft Office ...

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TetherGate Continues – Google Responds

It didn’t take long to get a response from Google in the saga involving tethered apps being pulled from the Android Market.  After going pretty much viral two days ago, the search giant updates the situation with the following: We inadvertently unpublished your application for all mobile ...

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A Few More Cupcake Images Emerge (CTIA)

The boys over at MobileCrunch have scored some first hand photos of Cupcake running on the HTC Magic.  The images show some of the new features and enhancements coming from Google and pals.  Some are more subtle than others.

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Android Around the World: Germany and Austria Launch Paid Apps

We just got a tip from the guys at Froogloid, who tell us that they’re seeing sales for their app out of Germany and Austria.  This brings the total number of European countries with paid Android Market apps to three, including the UK. What apps are you guys seeing overseas?  Anything ...

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