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App Review: PdaNet

PdaNet provides an easy way to tether your Android phone as a modem for your Windows PC. It does not require root access, making it useful to the entire Android audience.

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KDDI’s Android-Based “au BOX” to Debut This Fall [UPDATE]

Android-based set top boxes will be on display later this fall at Japan’s largest electronics show, CEATEC JAPAN.  According to Masataka Miura, chairman of Open Embedded Software Foundation (OESF), these

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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,