Think Tank Brookings Institution Launches Android App

The nonprofit public policy organization, Brookings, has announced today that they have launched an Android application that will allow uses to have access to their research, commentary and policy ideas.  Used mainly for law and policy makers, this move adds a layer of access for Brookings ...

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Get Jar Launches Download by SMS

Our friends over at the world’s 2nd largest 3rd party app market, Get Jar, have launched some new functionality on their site that allows consumers to have yet another way to easily get the apps they want.  In a post from Bruce Jones on their developer blog, Get Jar announced today that ...

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On the AGTN Droid-Cast Tonight!

On the Android Guys Thursday Night Droid-Cast tonight we are going to be talking about the Samsung New York Galaxy Tab Release event with live reports from Aaron Kasten, Kyle Sandler, Russell Holly, Eric Z and Aaron BUCKNAH!  Also awesome news about the device as well.  Ray Walters will give ...

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APPNATION Interviews: Yapper – App Inventor for the Rest of Us

While at the APPNATION Conference last Monday and Tuesday, I had the opportunity to meet with several people talking about some cool things that are being released for Android.  One that caught my eye right away with the new Yapper 2.0, an online app development tool for people who might not be ...

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Latest comScore Report: Android Soars, Others Snore

The latest comScore Report is out and it confirms what we all know: smart phones and Android are taking off like crazy.

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APPNATION Report: Big Company Execs Clueless about Android Fragmentation

This is an article that pains me to have to write, but it is an issue that needs to be looked at, because I think if something is not done, it could spell trouble for the Android platform. The issue is simple, and comes from my time here at APPNATION; big company execs don’t understand... ...

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On The Ground with APPNATION Part 1

Our own Ray Walters was on the ground in San Fransisco, live at the APPNATION conference.  We have no idea how he worked his way into speaking at APPNATION, but he looks good doesn’t he?  Below find his report on day one of the APPNATION event. Hey there Android Guys and Gals, as I ...

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Review: Motorola Charm

At first glance, the Motorola Charm appears to be a very odd, strangely shaped Android smartphone. A blend between a Blackberry and the Android powered Motorola Cliq XT, the handset is a messaging device first, smartphone second. It is a very unique Android handset. Overall, the Charm ...

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Image of AT&T-Branded Samsung Galaxy Tab Leaks Out

Engadget has gotten a hold of some very juicy Android related news.  If you see the photo above, you probably already know what that news is. That’s right, The Samsung Galaxy Tab will be launching on AT&T.   Engadget is claiming that this device, and three other Android handsets will ...

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App Review: No-Lock

Ever have the desire to wake your stock Android phone from standby using the trackball? If you have, you might want to to check out the application No-Lock. The application, which is extremely simple, allows users to wake the phone using either the volume rocker, trackball, or even optical ...

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Motorola Announces Defy for T-Mobile USA, Available “In Time for the Holidays”

Motorola will be making a special appearance on today's season premier of the Oprah Winfrey Show. Why? Because they are going to announce the new ruggedized Defy for T-Mobile USA. That's why!

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New myTouch HD Details Emerge in Latest T-Mobile Leak

Our friends over at TmoNews have been very busy, getting their hands on some very juicy internal T-Mobile documents that give details about the upcoming myTouch HD.  While we still don’t know much, we now know that the phone will run Android 2.2, and feature front-facing VGA camera.  The ...

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Lego Android Towers Over All

The beast creation to the right is a Lego Android, towering at 15 inches tall and over 12 inches wide! It took the owner, Wendell Grayson, about 2 weeks to make, and involved him coding a C program to  “design Lego domes mathematically given certain constraints.” Impressive, and I ...

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AppBrain Overhauls App, Adds Social Features

It’s a platitude at this point that app discovery is a pain point for the Android Market, but many of us have found that the web interface/Android app combination of AppBrain goes a long way toward easing that pain. As good as AppBrain already was, they keep improving themselves, as ...

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Froyo on 28% of Android Devices; 2.x Over 70%

The Android Platform Versions page has been updated yet again, only this time, Froyo (Android 2.2) is holding a large 28.7% slice of the pie. Granted, Eclair (Android 2.1) still clings to a decent lead with 41.7%, but Froyo is creeping up there. Following Froyo is Donut (1.6), with 17.5%, as ...

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