Google’s Nexus One Trademark Denied

Google’s application for the Nexus One trademark has been officially rejected by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The application was denied because the patent application was too similar to a “Nexus” integrated voice and Internet product owned by the company Integra ...

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HTC Desire To Be Released in Silver

Boy Genius is reporting this morning that HTC has created silver version of the HTC Desire. I don’t know about you, but it sounds pretty damn sexy! Honestly, I didn’t really like brown version, so this is good news. Hopefully, if and when this phone comes to the United States, users ...

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Nexus One Now Available With AT&T, Rogers 3G Bands

Here we go; the Nexus One is now available with AT&T and Rogers 3G Bands! The device can be purchased from Google’s phone store right now for $529. Now we know that isn’t cheap, but it’s the best way to avoid being locked to a carrier.  However, the questions remains: Will ...

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Tech Titan Tim Bray Joins Team Android, Promptly States Intentions

ZDNet is reporting that the man who helped create XML, Tim Bray, has joined team Android as a “developer advocate.” Bray himself made the announcement recently on his own blog. Bray, who is as well known as Steve Jobs and Bill Gates in some circles, will be the new public face of ...

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BlackBerry Users Pine for Android

A recent Crowd Science study indicates that BlackBerry users have wandering eyes and are considering other platforms for their next handset.  Roughly 1/3rd of BlackBerry owners would switch to an Android phone, specifically the Nexus One.  According to Crowd Science CEO John Martin, this ...

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10 Android Apps You Need To Download NOW!

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by Scotty Brown Have you ever seen one of those lists on a tech site giving you this list of apps that they claim are the end-all-be-all of lists? The type of article that swears up and down that what they are telling you is for your own good, and that the author knows everything... Read More

Android Guys App is in the Market

Get it while it’s hot! That’s right,  we’re serving up fresh and hot Android Guys News and Podcasts right on your phone! We understand your need to get Android gossip, news, and reviews and we’re more than  enthusiastic to give it to you.

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My Life With The Nexus One (or, How I Became a Rabid Android Fanboy)

It was almost like Christmas, and I was an 8 year old boy again. Only it wasn’t Christmas and this wasn’t a puppy I had found under the tree. It was just after Valentines Day and this was a brown cardboard box in my hands. This brown box was a gift from The Greatest Girlfriend... ...

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Beta Test This! Tether for Android

Tether, the company who originally produced a Blackberry app allowing users to tether their smart phone data to their computer is now officially in beta! Tether has sent out emails to those previously signed up for their beta this evening. My own notification arrived just a little while ago.  ...

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Android On Lockdown: AT&T Removes Best Parts of Android from Backflip

Well folks, if you haven’t heard by now, AT&T’s first Android Handset, the Motorola Backflip, has been locked down and crippled.  In doing this, AT&T has not only removed Google search, but disabled Android’s ability to install non-market apk files outside of the ...

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Leaked 2.1 Droid Update Reveals Live Wallpapers

Late last week, the Android 2.1 update for the Motorola Droid was leaked to the XDA Developers forum. Interestingly, within the build was something I found extremely cool: live wallpaper!  Does this mean live wallpaper will be included on the official build? Maybe, but I still wouldn’t ...

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G1 Powered “TruckBot”

Wired recently published a post on two techie guys who decided to create a robot integrated with Android.  Dubbed ‘TruckBot’ the robot could prove to be more than just gimmick.  While we’ve seen a handful of robots that were controlled using Android phones as remotes, this is ...

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AndroidGals: Where are the Girlie Android Phones?

The first smart phone that I truly fell in love with was a Blackberry.  I loved it so much that I never thought I would see the day that I would switch to another phone.  To me, the Blackberry form factor was very female friendly.  There were two big things that appealed to me as... Read More

Will Microsoft Hold Android Hostage?

Right now, we’re all worrying about Apple’s patent claims against HTC, but Android may face a similar attack from Microsoft. It’s not terribly well known that Microsoft claims that it owns significant intellectual property used in Linux, the operating system at the heart of ...

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Beta Test This: Swype!

Swype, the gesture-based virtual keyboard that to date has only been legitimately available to OEMs, just sent beta testing invitations out to Android users who’d previously provided their email address to them. The beta, starting today, March 5, is limited to a small number of ...

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