App Review: Palringo

Gives the default IM a run for its money. It provides tight integration of all popular platforms as well as a stable environment for chatting on the go.

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Digital Airways Enables Rapid Porting of New Applications to Android with Kaleido UI Solution (VIDEO)

The race for home screen customization is on.  In the last few weeks, we’ve seen a handful of titles popping up, including Sweeter Home, dxTop, and aHome.  As developers get more involved in what Android’s main screen can look like, tweaks and desktop hacks are sure to grow.  But ...

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7 Steps to Fix The Android Market

There is no mistaking it.  The Android Market needs help.  As more apps are added,  and the Android user base grows, the complaints about its shortcomings are keeping step.  I’ve seen both developers and Android fans alike chime in with ways they feel it could be improved. I’ve ...

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Sweeter Home Gives me a Sugar Buzz (VIDEO)

I’ve been dying to get Sweeter Home to run on my G1.  I came across this app a few weeks ago and have tried to get it to work  off and on.  The problem seems to be with whatever version (v.15) is currently in the Android Market.  Browsing through the comments, it seems like I... Read More

HTC Magic Passes FCC, One Step Closer

It happened.  Just like we hoped it would.  The HTC Magic is officially coming stateside.  No more worrying about whether Vodafone is going to be the only carrier in the world to get this handset.  In reality, nobody really expected them to be the only provider.  It’s just nice to ...

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BuddyMob Fine-Tuned for Optimal Performance

Brussels,  26 March  2009 – BuddyMob is a free, cool application for mobile devices, made by Kiboo. BuddyMob gives you access to all your social networking applications like Twitter, MSN, Gtalk and AIM and use them simultaneously from your mobile phone, via one simple log-in.

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BSQUARE to Port Adobe Flash onto New Google Android Mobile Device for Tier 1 Carrier

Leverages BSQUARE’s Android competency to enable rich content and applications demanded by smartphone consumers Bellevue, WA – March 25, 2009 – BSQUARE Corporation (Nasdaq: BSQR), the leading software solutions provider to the global embedded device community, today announced it will port ...

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Android Around the World: Orange France to Offer at Least 6 Android Phones in ’09

Orange France plans to have at least 6 Android devices from five handset manufacturers, including Motorola, Samsung, LG, and Sony Ericsson.  Oh yeah, we can’t forget HTC’s G1!  All five phone makers are members of the Open Handset Alliance.

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AlchemySnap: OCR & Photo Search for Android Handsets

We just received a tip from the makers of a forthcoming app called AlchemySnap.  With not much more than a paragraph and a 2-minute video to go by, we’re already extremely excited about the prospects of this app.

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Palringo Launches its Multi-Service IM Application on Android Market

Another cool app has arrived in the Android Market in the form of  Palringo.  This application ties together many of the popular messaging and social networking services such as Google Talk, MSN, Facebook, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, iChat, and more.

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Acer’s “A1″ to Arrive in Fall

You gotta love rumors that come across like “This comes from a guy, who knows a guy…“  Such is the case with the Acer Android-based handset rumor. This one comes via TalkAndroid who found it in the The Philippine Business Mirror.   An unknown source within Taiwan-based Acer ...

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NitroDesk Releases TouchDown with Push Email Support in the Android Market

NitroDesk Inc. announced that they have released the next generation of their TouchDown product as a priced application in the Android Market. The new version adds Push Email support for Exchange servers as well as support for PIN based security and Remote Wipe of Exchange data. SAMMAMISH, WA ...

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Piecing Together Android Handset Rumors

We got an email from a reader yesterday, directing us to a post made originally on the TmoNews Forums*.  It’s from a guy who purports that he may or may not be working with with an HTC Whitestone device running Android.  He also claims to have recorded a 9 minute video clip of  said ...

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Android Around the World: Italy Gets G1

Next stop on the G1 world tour – Italy!  Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) is the latest carrier to offer the Android handset commonly referred to as the G1.  Since that name belongs to T-Mobile, they took a cue from HTC’s code name for the device and called it something you might be ...

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Podcast 004 – Interview with 1Cast

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Anthony Bontrager, CEO of 1Cast. I was able to snag him for a half hour and discuss the company, their app, and what the future holds for both.  If you are not familiar with 1Cast, I definitely suggest checking out their free app.  Available in the ...

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