Vlingo for Android Impresses

As many of you know, Vlingo for Android was released this week for Android smart-phones running Android 2.0 and above.  For years,  Vlingo has had a strong presence on the Blackberry and iPhone, but this was the first time they launched a product on Android.   They did not disappoint. Many ...

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EVO’s Front-Facing Camera Shows Mirrored Image… Tsk Tsk

Our buddy Andrew over at Androinica has brought up something rather disturbing about the EVO’s front-facing camera–it shows everything as a mirrored image. This “glitch” shows itself when taking photos, videos, and while video chatting/streaming.

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Nexus One Begins to Appear in Third-Party Retail Stores

If you wondered what Google meant when they said the Nexus One would be getting “more retail availability”,  just take a quick look at the image above.  That’s right, it’s an advertisement for a Nexus One sold through a retail channel!  Oh my!  When did this happen you ...

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Entourage Systems Partners to Bring Android Powered “DualBook” To Colleges and Schools

In a press release put out today, Entourage systems, creator of the world’s first Android powered “dual book,” announced that they have partnered with The Douglas Stewart Company to bring the “dual book” to colleges and schools.  It seems that both Entourage ...

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Boxee Looking to Develop Android App for Google TV

As an avid user and supporter of Boxee for my HTPC needs, the announcement of Google TV left me wondering how I was going to be able to combine both the best interface for an HTPC hands down with my beloved Android platform.  The guys over at Boxee are WAY ahead of me it turns... Read More

Froyo’s Keyboard Has New Features

According to Android Central, Froyo actually contains some nifty little improvements to the stock on-screen keyboard. Instead of pressing, or holding down the ?123 button to access the number keys, you can now swipe upwards from the keyboard and bring them up (as seen in the picture above). In ...

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Motorola Shadow/Droid 2/Whatever Unveiled iPhone Style

First Gizmodo acquired an iPhone that was “left” in a bar. Now, Gizmodo decides to post a picture of the Verizon branded Motorola Shadow, or whatever they’re gonna end up calling it, which was apparently, “left” in a gym. Since when do prototypes get lost and found ...

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PhoneTell Gives Caller ID Info for Everyone, Not Just Your Contacts

A new cloud-based application called PhoneTell was announced today that allows you to see Caller ID info from any caller in the world, even if you do not have the information stored in your contacts list. Along with this pretty cool feature, PhoneTell also gives you the ability to set some ...

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Flash Games for all You Froyo Users!

The world’s largest browser based games network, Mochi Media, is announcing that they will be launching a Flash 10.1 based site that will allow Froyo users to play 25 browser based games on launch. From the press release: The site, m.mochigames.com will feature more than 25 games and will ...

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T-Mobile HSPA+ Now Broadly Available Throughout the Northeast

Earlier today, the big magenta announced that they will finally be expanding their HSPA+ network through the Northeast. Now, all of you lucky T-Mobile customers using 3G Android phones will be able to experience a major boost in speed.  We have been checking here in Albany, New York all evening ...

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Gowalla Android App Ugraded With Commenting, Photo Sharing, and Social Network Integration

Gowalla is really raising their game lately. The latest version of their Android app, labeled Gowalla 2.0, is now available in the Android Market and takes it up a notch towards Foursquare.  Overall, the 2.0 app has many new features including: Sharing and viewing photos attached to a location ...

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Android Screenshots: No Root Required with EVO

We’re not sure if this is a bug that will get fixed, an easter egg, or what, but when we heard reports of unrooted EVO users being able to use the screen capture app ShootMe, we had to test it out ourselves. And it worked! You’re looking at the results of our test on the... Read More

Beta Test This! Audiofy

Audiofy is looking for beta testers for their audiobook player for Android. If you happen to be a fan of audiobooks and are running a device with Android 1.6 or higher, you’re advised to check out Audiofy’s website. Sign up for their new application which allows for buying and ...

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OTTER – Answers Texts, Saves Time, Saves Lives

As you may or may not know, I love to listen to podcasts, especially Android podcasts.  So when I listened to owner Erik Wood, featured on This Week In Android,  speak about how the idea for OTTER was born after a dramatic near miss of  his 3 year old daughter by a driver who was... Read More

Storing Apps on SD the Froyo Way

We all rejoiced when we heard that in Froyo, Android would officially implement a way to store apps on SD card storage (commonly known as “apps2sd”). Documentation on how this will work has been published, and some of the details, while reasonable in the context of addressing real ...

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