Hey Trent… Bring the App to Android!

I have to admit it – when Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails announced their nin: access app for iPhone, I was jealous. Here was one of my favorite, forward thinking people and bands putting out a mobile application that pushed the boundaries of fan and artist interaction. I wanted that for ...

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Google’s Android Lawsuit

If Erich Specht  gets his way, his company Android Data Corp.,  will receive nearly $100 million in damages from Google and the entire Open Handset Alliance over use of the term “Android.”  Google believes the claims don’t have any merit and claim they “will defend ...

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App Review: Repligo Reader (PDF)

A no-frills PDF reader that gives you exactly what you'd expect. Tight Android integration make it easy to pull up files from emails and websites too.

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It Has Begun – Cupcake Rollout Starts in US and UK! [UPDATE]

Keep a close eye on your G1 over the next few days.  T-Mobile is apparently sending out the Cupcake/Android 1.5 update to owners living in the US and UK.  At least, according to what we’re finding across the internet. Finally, we can put to bed the rumors and speculation.  Is it us, or ...

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Averatec Hinting at 10″ Android Netbook

Relatively unknown PC maker Averatec is most likely going to be jumping into the “me too” game of Android netbooks. Based out of Orange County, California, the company has been making all-in-one desktops and notebooks since 2004, often much cheaper than their competitors. Without ...

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Use Your G1 As… A Metal Detector? (VIDEO)

Here’s a case of an app that we won’t believe really works until we try it for ourselves.  The guys over at the Italian Android site HDblog.it have put together a little video of an app for the G1 which turns it into a metal detector.

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Talking Live Folders and GLSurfaceView

Romain Guy and Jack Palevich have dropped by the official Android Developers blog to talk new features in Android 1.5.  As part of the recent series of tips and tutorials, Romain Guy discusses what to expect with Live Folders, while Jack explains what GL SurfaceView means to developers.

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Electric Pocket Puts a Fresh Face on Android, Offering PhoneFace Speed “Photo-Dialing”

Electric Pocket Puts a Fresh Face on Android, Offering PhoneFace Speed “Photo-Dialing” for Android-based Smartphones Wye Valley, UK (MobilityNewswire) April 23, 2009 – Electric Pocket is today announcing a new version of PhoneFace, a speed dial application that launches phone ...

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Dan Morill Talks Future Proofing Apps on Eve of Google I/O

The biggest Android event of the year is coming in a matter of weeks.  Google I/O is a “gathering focused on pushing the boundaries of web applications using Google and open web technologies. Google engineers and web development leaders will lead you through two days full of in-depth ...

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Cupcake Appeals to More Than Just End Users

All the recent excitement surrounding Android 1.5  seems to be coming from those with G1′s looking for more from their phones.  Well, at least it appears that way on the surface.  Dig a little deeper, however, and you’ll find that the new features and enhancements coming in ...

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Android Users Receive Voicemails Instantly in Gmail Accounts Thanks to NowMessage.com

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Common Voices, a leader in IP voicemail systems, announces the immediate availability of enhanced voicemail for Android G1 phones using the T-Mobile® network. A free service, NowMessage.com removes the restrictions of traditional network-based voicemail by ...

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Comparing the Google and HTC Builds for the Magic

Nick Gray of HTCSource put together two very thorugh looks at the new Android builds coming from Google and HTC.  He rooted his G1 some time ago and has been since playing around with various versions of Android. Gray notes some of the subtle differences between the two and points out things ...

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First Pics of UI Changes in Android 1.5

While everyone is getting amped up about the new features set to debut in Android 1.5, we’re equally excited about the enhancements to current ones. As promised on Monday, the Android Developers Blog is starting to unveil some of the changes coming in the updated OS.  First up is Romain ...

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Watch Live Streams on Your Android Handsets with Stickam

Stickam, an online video streaming service, has announced that all Java-enabled phones will be able to stream video over the web.   According to them, Stickam Mobile is available to over 100 Java-enabled devices including the T-Mobile G1. If you want to try it out for yourself, head to ...

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App Review: PdaNet

PdaNet provides an easy way to tether your Android phone as a modem for your Windows PC. It does not require root access, making it useful to the entire Android audience.

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