Android for Non-geeks

If you’re anything like me then all this talk about Android development, source code, root, version, etc., is all completely over your head. If you don’t know who Cyanogen is, it’s okay. Well, for now. So, what’s the real deal about Android phones? So far,

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Android fans: “Apple, Thank you for the iPad!”

As you might have heard, today lots of early adopters are going to get their hands on the new Apple iPad. As Android fans we should not care about it but if you think about it, it is a great news for Android. A while back (late 2007), Apple released a new type of phone... Read More

Report Shows More Planning to Buy Android over iPhone

For the first time, more people are considering Android than iPhone.  ChangeWave conducted a recent study for people who are considering purchasing a smart phone over the next 90 days.  According to the results, 30% of those polled  are considering Android as opposed to 29% for the iPhone.  ...

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“Sloof Lirpa” Source Code Released

On April Fool’s Day we released an app on the Android Market that claimed to be a World War 2 First Person Shooter which ended up actually being a humorous self-destruct button. While it was a dirty mean trick we have released the source code of our April Fool’s Day app after we got ...

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Official Digg App Released!

For those who are avid “Diggers” out there, you will be pleased to know that the official Digg application for Android (and iPhone) has now been released. I was quite surprised to receive an email from Digg today. The email went as follows. We realize that many Diggers are often on ...

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Vote For AndroidGuys On Wirefly.com’s Best Android Blog Of 2010!!

OK, AndroidGuys (and Gals)! It’s time to support your favorite Android blog (hopefully us) and head on over to Wirefly.com to place your vote! The more votes we get, the better the chances of us winning. Oh, did I mention that money we win will go directly to prizes and give aways for ...

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Breaking News! Steve Jobs to Apple Shareholders: “iPhone is a bust, Android FTW!!!”

Early this morning in an unprecedented email to Apple Shareholders, Apple CEO Steve Jobs shares vital information regarding the iPhone and it's future. In an AndroidGuys exclusive, our source has forwarded us the following email which we believe is authentic:

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Sloof Lirpa – First Person Shooter

Just when you thought developers couldn’t get anymore generous AndroidGuys Projects,  the masterminds behind the AndroidGuys App bring you a free 3D first person shooter! Taking place during the Nazi-Germany oppression this game is non-stop action from the moment you pick it up. The game ...

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Froyo and Gingerbread Aim to End Android Platform Fragmentation

Engadget is reporting today that the Google is looking to tackle the growing problem of Android fragmentation head on with the next two installments of Android: Froyo and Gingerbread. You know, the kind of fragmentation that has users running four different versions of the Android OS on ...

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Sprint’s HTC EVO 4G: It Sizzles?

I was just perusing through Sprint’s developers website and came across something kinda strange. On the site, Sprint’s upcoming 4G powerhouse device was listed with all of its glorious specs. However, the title of it threw me off. It was called the “HTC EVO 4G Sizzle.” ...

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Android Users Consume More Ads

AdMob’s just-released report (pdf) of mobile ad data from February, 2010 includes great news for our favorite operating system, noting that “Android was the fastest growing operating system in the AdMob network year-over-year.” But more importantly, putting the report in the ...

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Mobinnova Beam Drops Windows CE in Favor of Android

As Laptop Magazine recently discovered, Mobinnova, an upstart smartphone and soon-to-be notebook producer, has dropped Windows CE in favor of Android for its upcoming Mobinnova Beam. The Beam is an 8.9″ netbook that is powered by a 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, 256 MB of RAM and a 512 MB ...

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Skype Android app for Verizon Available Thursday

Skype and Verizon announced at CTIA that a Skype Mobile app will be available in the Android market beginning Thursday, March 25, for users of the Droid, Droid Eris, and Devour on Verizon. The app is not the VOIP app you might be imagining: it relies on Verizon’s voice network to connect ...

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Mozilla’s Goal: Firefox for Android in 2010

Jay Sullivan, vice president of mobile at Mozilla, told CNET today that his goal is to deliver a beta of Firefox for Android in late 2010. Sullivan confirmed that, as we recently heard, development is underway, and while he stressed he could not make promises, he did state his goal of having ...

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Google Voice Goes Real Time

Today must have been Android App Update Day at Google: we saw new versions of Listen, Shopper and Voice hit the market. Of these, Voice saw the most significant changes. Previously,  alerts of new voice and text messages were pushed out every fifteen minutes. In fact, I had turned them off, ...

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