The Ticker (September 3rd)

We get an awful lot of emails from you guys wanting to share news, promote links, tips, etc. As much as we'd love to share everything that comes across the inbox, we simply can't. So, we decided to start a semi-regular series of posts called "The Ticker". These will be items that we think ...

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Google’s Response to Oracle’s Suit

We knew it would not take long for Google to respond the lawsuit that Oracle has filed against them.  An article from Informationweek.com gives a quote from the Google statement about the matter: “We are disappointed Oracle has chosen to attack both Google and the open-source Java ...

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Google to relent and finally let tablets get the Android Market?

Liliputing is reporting that the Android Market may well be on its way to Android tablets like the Archos 5 and 7, and the Camangi WebStation.  In the beginning, the Market was distributed to devices that bore the “with Google” stamp of approval but this may be a harbinger to the ...

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App Inventor for Android

Google just released App Inventor for Android, a web based application builder that will help aspiring young developers create Android applications with just few drags and drops and no need to learn Java or type one line of code. There are plenty of tutorials and samples to help set up your ...

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Google Voice Open to Everyone (in the US)

Starting today, Google Voice is open to the public. No need for an invitation. Google Voice is a service provided by Google that lets users customize their telephone experience by giving them one number that can forward to a number of different devices based on user preferences such as time of ...

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HTC Announced Release of 2.1 for GSM Hero

The long, way too long, wait for HTC GSM Hero users should be over soon. HTC Taiwan announced the release of 2.1 for this phone via their Plurk account. So… it should start today.  The CDMA version got the update just a couple of weeks ago but HTC has been pushing and pushing the GSM ...

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Amazon Kindle App Coming Soon

While it’s true that there are already few ebook readers for Android (Aldiko), they fundamentally lack the access to Amazon’s ebooks Kindle editions library. Soon it will be possible because Amazon is set to release the long awaited free Kindle for Android app. You can register now ...

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Official Twitter App for Android Arrives!

We all knew this was coming… Twitter just announced the release of an official Twitter app.  It is only for Android version “2.1 and above” (hint for the upcoming 2.2?). When apps work well with each other, sharing becomes as second nature on machines as it does in person. The ...

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Thursday Night Podcast Tonight 7PM Pacific, 10PM Eastern!

Join Scott Brown and co-host Matthew Patience tonight at 7PM Pacific, 10PM Eastern, 0200 UTC round 2 of the Thursday Night AndroidGuys Podcast! If you listened in last week, you’ll remember that we gave away a TON of stuff from ZAGG and AndroidSwag! This week, we’ve got even more! ...

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Droid Incredible Pre-Order: April 19th!

The gang over at Phandroid just broke that the Droid (HTC) Incredible will be available for pre-order in just a few days! Over the last week or so there have been brief glimpses of the Incredible being leaked to Verizon and maybe even T-Mobile!

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Mint App Will Come to Android

There’s good news for those Android users who are looking for a budgeting and expense tracking app! Mint, the company behind the popular finance app that has been very successful on the iPhone platform is coming to the Android Market.

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LG Handset Showing in Verizon inventory, is it the Aloha?

Phonearena.com is reporting that they have gotten an anonymous tipster sent along the image to the left.  Look closely and you will see LG VS740 with Google as being listed in their system.  Of course there is very little other information on what handset it is exactly, but this image may be ...

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New Motoblur Handset or Really Good Photoshop Job?

Droiddog.com is reporting that the handset pictured to the left may be a new Motoblur prototype from Motorola in the wild.  The details and chain of events that led to the picture are are sketchy but not impossible.

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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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Nexus One Car Dock On Its Way!

We have heard several stories over the last couple of weeks about new things appearing on theGoogle phone store, but each time the page is quickly returned to normal. Today one of our readers spotted the highly anticipated official car dock listed for $55, but he was unable to order it because ...

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