You Tell Us: What App Sets Android Apart?

Here’s your chance to brag about the software title you think defines Android best.  What app is it that sets Android apart from the other mobile platforms?  Is it location-based?  Is it something that runs in the background? A game? Sound off in the comments below!  

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User Generated Maps for Android Courtesy of waze

I had a chance last week to spend a half hour with a couple of guys from waze as they showed me what they were working on.  Their real-time, user generated mapping is something we’ve not yet seen here in the US and I think it could really work well.  Android is the perfect platform... ...

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CNET Interviews Andy Rubin – “It Will Change the Game”

There is an excellent interview with Andy Rubin up on CNET today.  If you’re new to Android or not following along too closely, he’s the guy responsible for Android.  Period.  He’s currently Google’s director of mobile platforms after having previously co-founded ...

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Simply Beautiful “Rosie” Android UI Surfaces [VIDEO]

Forget cupcakes and donuts.  This looks like a wedding cake. Haykuro is back at it (already) with another glimpse into the future of Android.  Whether that future comes officially from Google, HTC, or by hacking and modding is beyond us.  

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You Tell Us: What’s the Best 99¢ App You Bought?

We’ve got a nice and straightforward question for you guys this week.  What’s the best 99¢ app you’ve come across for Android?  What is it about the app you like best?  

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Unbound Medicine Releases Medical Apps for Android

Unbound Medicine, a leading provider of mobile information resources for healthcare professionals, has announced the availability of their best-selling medical references for handheld devices running Google’s operating system, Androidâ„¢. These products help physicians, nurses and ...

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eBuddy Launches Instant Messaging Application for Android

eBuddy for Android Now Available via Android Market San Francisco, CA – May 14, 2009 – eBuddy, the world’s leading independent web and mobile instant messaging (IM) platform, today announced the launch of eBuddy for Android, a free instant messaging application that enables ...

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NBA Brings Exclusive, Streaming Coverage to Android Handsets

Those NBA fans left wanting more from the Game Time app released a few weeks ago will be happy to learn about their next title, Close Up: NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Available immediately, the app offers exclusive content and services to T-Mobile G1 owners.  

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USA TODAY Launches Android App

MCLEAN, Va., May 13 — USA TODAY, the nation’s top-selling newspaper and a leading online destination, today announced the availability of a USA TODAY application on Android Market. “In the rapidly expanding mobile marketplace Android is a great platform for USA TODAY,” ...

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WeFi Launches on Android, Enabling Automatic Connection To Best Available Wi-Fi Hotspot

WeFi’s Community-Generated Wi-Fi Network Eliminates Need For Tedious Search For and Connection To a Wi-Fi Hotspot, Making Mobile Internet Fast and Easy Delaware, USA, May 12, 2009: WeFi Inc. (www.wefi.com), creator of the world’s largest community-based global Wi-Fi network, announced today ...

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Searchme Releases Visual Search App for Android Smartphones

Popular iPhone App Now Available on Android Market MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ — Searchme, Inc. (www.searchme.com) announced today that the Searchme visual search app is now available for free on Android Market. The Searchme application for Android delivers large images of ...

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SpeedDate.com Launches First Major Dating Application for Android

Application Allows Singles to Make Fast, Free and Fun Connections On-the-Go SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ — SpeedDate.com, the world’s first speed dating Web site, announced today the availability of its Android application, allowing singles to effortlessly connect with ...

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App Announcements (UPDATE)

We wanted to compile a quick list of apps three apps to look out for over the coming days and weeks.  Each is unique in their own right and normally could merit their own posts, but due to time, it’s simply not that easy.  Check out a few apps that are available now or will... Read More

Android Phone Acts Like Wii Controller [VIDEO]

Check out the video below for yet another glimpse into what happens when you mix Android’s capabilities with other technology… A guy going by the name of Jubei has found a way to link a Windows app to an Android handset by way of the compass and accelerometer.  

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Advance Look at Android 1.5 Widgets [VIDEO]

John Walton of phonedog put together a nice 10 minute video that shows just what kind of widgets are going to be available for Android 1.5 once your handsets get the update.  Take a peek at some of the stuff that’s already in the Android Market. We imagine the Market will have  to get ...

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