Cellflare Android App Released

In a press release, Cellflare is announcing the release of their Android App.  Cellflare is a location based service, allowing you to see other friends locations, and interact with different landmarks based on your position as read by your handset. The app has been pretty successful on the ...

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$88 Android 5-Inch Tablet. Seriously.

The above video shows a brand new $88 5 inch Android tablet that was shown at the Computex 2010 show last week.  This is the Acorp 5″ Rockchip 600mhz ARM9 based Android tablet, not a bad looking little unit.

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Pre-Alpha Firefox Fennec Build Gains Multi-touch

Good news!  Fennec, Firefox’s mobile browser for Android, seems to be coming along quite nicely.  You will be happy to learn that the new pre-alpha build of Fennec now has multi-touch!  That’s right, you can now pinch to zoom as much as you want.  I don’t know about you, but I ...

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Another Korean Commercial Shows Android’s Personality [VIDEO]

Take a look at another Korean commercial for Android phones.  In the short clip we get to see various supermodels dressed as an HTC Desire, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, and Samsung Galaxy S.  The fashion designer comes out at the end to take a bow and he’s all too familiar.  And green. While ...

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Interview with HTC CEO Peter Chou at D8

Last week, HTC CEO Peter Chou appeared at the D8 conference, timing his visit with the EVO launch.  Peter’s story is an interesting one as he is the major reason HTC itself is a major brand now rather than a manufacturer making phones for other brand names.  HTC is now 4th in the world as ...

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Tips to Extend the HTC Evo and Incredible’s Battery Life

If you are a proud owner of the latest and greatest EVO 4g, or the Droid Incredible, you may have noticed that the battery life issue in Android plagues you just like it still does the unlucky G1 owners who have to wait a little more to upgrade their phones. It seems all the goodness... Read More

Froyo on Nexus One: Google “Striving Hard to OTA it ASAP”

Google announced Android 2.2 “Froyo” about three weeks ago and ever since then, Nexus One owners have been begging for the delicious update.  Assuming there are still some of you out there who haven’t gone and installed it manually, the over-the-air update is coming you way.  ...

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Google Acknowledges Market Issues, Says They’re Fixed

We were just talking this morning about Android Market issues, missing apps, and missing comments.  It turns out Google was all over this one but simply didn’t do a good enough job communicating it with developers. 

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Android’s Malware Potential

With our smartphones getting more advanced every month it seems, the question has to be asked, can Android phones be used against their owners through some sort of malware or hack? The short answer is yes, in theory, according to an Information Week posting talking about the upcoming Def Con ...

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Nexus One USB Host Driver Developed by Android Geek

This is the kind of story that I love to report on, because it shows the true heart of the Android Community, and the real power we have as Android users.  In the video above, there is a user named Sven Killig who decided that he wanted to be able to use USB devices with... Read More

Android: The Three Things You Need to Know First

Congratulations! You just became the proud owner of your first Android phone: an EVO 4G, a MyTouch Slide, or one of the dozens of others available. Using Android is fairly intuitive, but there are a few things to know that will help you get comfortable more quickly. 1. Android has its head in ...

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NPR Open Sourcing its Android App

In a posting on their site, National Public Radio has announced that they are opening up the code for their Android app to some crowd-sourcing love! Not only are they giving the app an open source license, they are actively asking for the input of interested developers. What’s awesome ...

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Exclusive: First Look at Metro PCS’s Motorola Phone

We just told you guys about a rumored Android 2.1 phone headed for Metro PCS yesterday and we’re back with pics to prove it.  A source of ours came through with four images of the new Motorola handset which bears a passing resemblance to the T-Mobile Cliq. 

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Humor: Watch Android Ruin WWDC [VIDEO]

Check out this short video which shows our favorite green Android making an unwelcome arrival at WWDC.  Showing up in  the middle of Steve’s big announcement, he steals the show with a ditty we found ourselves humming a few minutes after watching.  Thanks to DogSniffing Bomb for passing ...

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EVO Gets “Toasted”; Root and Froyo ROM Released

The EVO isn’t even available at Sprint stores until tomorrow, but when Google decided to give around 5,000 of these bad boys away, they were basically telling developers to “get this bad boy rooted already.” And so they did… Over on XDA-Developers, toastcfh (also known ...

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