Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?

Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.

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Google Announces Two New Streaming Media Services at I/O

Along with Google Music, the search giant had a big surprise in store for Android enthusiasts at I/O today. We are pleased to report that Google has launched a movie rental and streaming service on Android! Simple entitled, "Movies", the service will allow you to rent and purchase movies ...

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Google Music to Finally Launch, Without Major Label Backing

Without knowing all the details, it stuns me that record labels in America continue to be very short sighted about the fact that the vast majority of consumers get their music digitally from the internet. Perhaps they are still smarting over the Napster debacle from the 90's, but if an ...

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Awesome Launcher ADW-EX Updated to v1.3.2

One of the best home screen replacement apps known as ADW-Ex has received a large update.  The developer @Anderwebs has pushed some exciting new features that many of us have been waiting for.  Originally released v1.3.0 came out over the weekend and was followed up by v1.3.1 which had some ...

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Amazon Wireless Offering Droid Incredible 2 for $79

Amazon must be getting tired of all their potential customers heading over to Wirefly for the cheapest prices on new devices.  The “beta” Amazon Wireless store is offering the Droid Incredible 2 for a mere $79.99 which might make the decision between a Thunderbolt and the Incredible ...

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Sony Ericsson Provides Information Regarding the Linux Kernel on Xperia Devices

Sony Ericsson once again proving they are “developer friendly” in their latest line of Android devices.  Just over a month ago, we highlighted about SE’s plans to allow developers to unlock their bootloader using a website on a handful of new Xperia devices.  Now they’ve ...

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CyanogenMod v7.0.3 Released With Bug Fixes and Security Update

The most popular series of custom ROM’s has received yet another major update.  CyanogenMod v7.0.3 and v7.0.3.1 depending on the device, include a very important security fix.  The CyanogenMod team highly recommends the update for any user currently running versions 7.0 7.0.2 or 7.0.2.1 ...

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ZipCar launches Android App to Help You Own a Car, One Hour at a Time

For those of you city dwellers who do not own a vehicle, but would like to have access to one from time to time, Zip Car offers you just that with the ability to rent a vehicle for an hour or a day. I first saw the Zip Car model when visiting home in Boston, and I thought it was a great idea, ...

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Sonos, Where Have You Been All My Life? (Sonos App and Hardware Review)

Before I begin my gushing discourse of the love I have for Sonos and it's newly minted Android controller app, I have to diclose the fact that Sonos sent me a review unit to use, of which that I do not have to return to them. So simply put, I have to disclose that they gave me free stuff. ...

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AGTN Droidcast #51 Tonight with Sonos and T-Mobile

We are preparing for another big AGTNFTW Droidcast this evening.  Special guests from Sonos and T-Mobile are headlining the show tonight.  The T-Mobile KMOBS challenge will be a big topic and should make for an interesting discussion.  Great interviews and the usual geek talk are in line for ...

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Walmart to Sell Droid Charge, Price Leaked

Samsung recently announced their first ever LTE device which is known as the Droid Charge. It was introduced at CES 2011 and then last month we saw that the phone is still alive and it will be launch soon.

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Samsung Announces the Launch of their Galaxy S WiFi Media Players for Korea

Seemingly in the face of their recently started legal battle with Apple, Samsung has gone ahead and announced the launch of their two new Galaxy S media players. Named 4.0 and 5.0 respectively, the naming simply reflects the sizing of their screens.

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Acer Iconia Tab to be Sold at Target?

It is certainly a sign that tablet computing is getting be a deep part of culture when we see penetration into retail department stores. We may have a sign of that from our friends over at Android Central. They received a tip from on of their readers consisting of an image of an Acer Iconia ...

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An Early Glimpse at the G2X with Official Gingerbread Build

While we know our friends on the Cyanogenmod team have entered into nightlies for the G2X, many people who are not either into or able to root their devices have been wondering when they will see their shiny new G2X devices receiving Gingerbread in an official way. The answer may be sooner ...

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Keep your Files Encrypted with Wuala

Wuala, an online cloud-based storage service, is extending their service to Android with a free Android application. Before you start worrying about keeping your files safe, Wuala is way ahead of you.

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