Archos 5 in the Real World

Let me first say that I have always been an early adopter.  From my first Tandy Color Computer II to one of my latest automobile purchases, the great Mazda RX-8, I am on the hunt for the next big thing and the products that are just a little bit off but deliver big rewards to... Read More

Garmin Looks to Android for Direction

With the recent announcement of Android 2.0 and the eagerly anticipated addition of Google Maps Navigation, it should come as no surprise that established navigation companies like Garmin weren’t as excited about it as us Android users were.  However, as part of their “Q3 Earnings ...

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Android and You: User Responsibility

Back on 6 Oct., AndroidGuys published a Newbtorial called “How to Keep the Zip in Your Android.” The article laid out some rudimentary pointers about how to avoid sluggishness on your Android device by not over-taxing the available memory. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click ...

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G1 Can Support Android 2.0* [VIDEO]

For those of you who have the T-Mobile G1 and find yourself growing increasingly more fascinated by Android 2.0, we have some news that might make you happy.  Your handset is capable of running the newest Eclair release of the platform.  You just need to jump through a few hoops first! HINT: ...

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Newbtorial: Hi I’m Android, Pleased to Meet You! (Part 1)

Okay, so this probably should have been Newbtorial edition number one, but not unlike most people who are engrossed in fanaticism over their favorite game, band, book, or you name it, I took for granted that most people know what Android is. How inconceivable that there could be some one out ...

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European HTC Hero Skipping 1.6 Update

File Under: Good News/Bad News We just had an interesting email come across our inbox pertaining to the European version of the HTC Hero.  One of our readers reached out to HTC to ask about whether or not their Hero would be seeing an update to Android 1.6.  Here’s the email they ...

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Wireless Tether: A Love Story

This is more of a personal recommendation than it is an application review.  Anyone who does work on the go nowadays knows just how essential “all over” internet access is.  But wireless data-only plans are often expensive and require another piece or two of hardware, and their ...

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Treasure Trove of Android 2.0 Screens and Features

We were expecting something like this any day now from Boy Genius Report.  They’ve been teasing us with pictures and video these last few days so we were just waiting for the flood.  Today sees them leaking 32 screen grabs from Android 2.0 along with a whole host of features and ...

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March of the Droids

On my morning commute today, I happened to be catching up on podcasts from last week.  Engadget’s podcast is a must for tech geeks and AndroidGuys alike.  I was astounded to hear out of twenty-one topics that eight of them were Android focused.  Now mind you, this is a broadly focused ...

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Android Around the World: UK Edition

We tend to spend a lot of our time focusing on US news, but we’re seeing a growing interest coming from our international readership.  As Android grows, so will the news from abroad.  Some of what comes across our desk doesn’t necessarily merit an entire post but is still worth ...

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Yum-Yum

9:15 P.M. PST. I’m tracing familiar pattern on the smooth surface  of my beloved MyTouch. Time to switch on the silent mode and call it quits. But wait – there’s few notifications in the toolbar! Sliding it down and whoopee! My Donut was just delivered fresh from the oven! ...

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Motorola Tao Gets Release Date, Full Specs Coming Together

A super secret document made its way into the hands of Taylor and company over at AndroidAndMe which outlines the plans for Motorola’s Tao handset.  We’re being treated to some insider information that sheds light on what to expect from both Motorola and Verizon.  This phone ...

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Are We on Eve of Donut Rollout?

You smell that?  We’re beginning to detect a hint of donut essence.  We get the feeling that we’re going to be seeing the 1.6 rollout any day now. We received an email from one of our readers pointing out a recent update to the T-Mobile MyAccount application.  He noticed that the ...

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Don’t Hold Your Breath…

..because I don’t think we will ever see Google itself manufacture a handset for Android.  One of the pieces of buzz right now is how people are wishing that Google would be like Apple and create a piece of hardware that will run the Android system at its best. While I would LOVE to ...

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Android, Not Ready for Prime Time. Or Is It?

I need to start this article with a confession of addiction, it is what they tell me helps to handle my problem; Hello, my name is Ray and I am addicted to Technology. That being out of the way; I am like Napoleon Dynamite’s brother Kip, singing, “I love technology” at the end of the... ...

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