“I Know I Missed the iPhone, but Now I’m Taking my ‘Droid and Going Home!”

Yesterday I was watching football when I started to see a really good commercial, talking about everything the iPhone ISN’T.  I was sitting there saying, hey, all that stuff sounds like Android!  Then at the end of the commercial, I see droiddoes.com.  I then think about the whole ...

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Camera Shy Motorola Zeppelin Arrives Online

We’ve got another Motorola handset to add to the Android repertoire!  Chinese website DIGI.QQ (translated) has the first four pictures of what is being dubbed “Zeppelin” from Motorola.  Unfortunately, the phone seems a bit camera shy as it never rolls over on its back to ...

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HTC Hands Keys to Hero Kingdom Over to Developers

Up until now, developers looking to create a great Hero/Sense ROM have had a difficult time. With no open-source kernel to work with, anyone wanting to mod or customize a Hero build has has to work with limited resources. That will no longer be the case, thanks to HTC. HTC has made the full ...

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1Cast Sheds Beta Tag, Expands to Boxee

While in beta, cross-platform broadcast news service 1CAST was able to build an audience that takes in more than 3.2 million video clips per month. The “personalized video pioneer” makes it possible for users to unique create individualized newscasts in near real-time with topics ...

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The Last Shall Be First, and all that Jazz

In my daily inbox, I get tech updates from around the globe. I enjoy seeing the different trends and like to read what people think about the new stuff that is coming out.  This morning when I opened my email I had a message from ZDNet Tech Update Today, with the headline:  “Android ...

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Motorola’s Banking on Android, 8 OPhones Due in 2010

The Cliq is coming in a matter of weeks, but Motorola has no intention of stopping there. The former king of mobile is looking for a comeback and is betting Android is the Moses that leads them back to the Promised Land.

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Around the Androidosphere

The team here at AndroidGuys does everything they can to stay on top of the most relevant news and rumors.  As hard as we all try, sometimes things simply slip through the cracks.  Going forward, these ‘cutting room’ items will be compiled in a meta-article called “Around ...

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LG-GW620 available early November in France

LG announced the GW620 early in September without carrier specific information.  Today we’re learning it is going to be released in France in early November.

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Me, Myself, and Android

This past week I submitted an article on the highs and lows of traveling with Android so from a suggestion for the AndroidGuys editor-in-chief, we have decided to make this a regular editorial.  So why write a column that sounds so obvious for a mobile operating system?  Because we can all  ...

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App Review: Express News

Every morning as my dogs rush past me to the yard for their morning romp, I sit on my deck with a cup of hot coffee and start my day.  This routine has long included my G1 to check email, Twitter, Facebook and the like as I slowly wake listening to the distant jingle of... Read More

Mobilizy Proposes Open AR Markup Language

It’s been a big day for Augmented Reality news. On the heels of the announcement of Layar’s support for 3D objects, Mobilizy, maker of Wikitude World Browser, announced that it’s proposing an open Augmented Reality markup language (ARML). ARML would be based on KML and ...

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Detailed Look at Motorola Cliq

The fine folks at T3 are among the first to really get their hands on the upcoming Motorola CLIQ/DEXT handset.  They’re big fans of the MOTOBLUR interface and the widgets that come with it.  They do compare it to HTC Sense but not in great detail.

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Why My G1 Qualifies as a “Smartbook”

My T-Mobile G1 is already a smartbook, is it not? Let me explain.  I can surf the web, check e-mail, download and listen to podcasts, keep up with facebook/Twitter friends, use a variety of instant message clients, use Gmail as a word processor (in a pinch) and actually use this same device as ...

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Three Reasons the Cliq Will Click with Consumers

The press ink is not even dry after the Motorola Cliq was announced this past week and there is already talk of the Cliq’s failure.  Here are my top three reasons I believe this device will be a hit for T-Mobile and beyond:

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HTC Tattoo Outed at $469 Unlocked

The price for an unlocked HTC Tattoo has surfaced over at Expansys.  Selling for $469.99 unlocked,  it might seem a bit high at first glance.  However, as HTC Source points out, this is $100 less than what they’re selling the HTC Hero at.  Doing a little fraction work, they estimate ...

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