Hell Partially Freezes Over as the Moto Backflip 2.1 Rollout Begins.

As the title says, the wait seems to be over for owners of the Moto Backflip, as Engadget is reporting that the Android 2.1 update for said device is rolling out on a limited basis as of today.

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Google Voice Search in Netherlands

Google Voice Search was already available to America, but there are still a lot of countries out there who can’t control their phones with just a few words. From today, Holland isn’t one of those anymore. The Big G has introduced Google Voice Searchfor the Netherlands. Users are ...

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Realtor.com Goes Android!

Ever gone looking for a new house or apartment? If you are like me, you do a ton of research before hand, and have this epic tome of information when you go looking for places, using that data to compare the houses. I’ve killed at least 5 trees in the last 5 years looking for... Read More

Android Grows While Other Mobile Platforms Stand Still, Decline (Yep, Again)

Stop us if you've heard this one. The latest comScore report is out and it shows gaining while other mobile platforms stand still or decline.

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First Tastes of Gingerbread in Latest Google Maps?

As many of you know, Google Maps was updated to v4.60 last week.  What only a few eagle-eyed folks noticed, however, was that the app had some subtle hints at what might be in store for Gingerbread-based applications.  Freenode IRC member canadiancow noticed a folder contained inside the 4.60 ...

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Review: Sound ID 510 Bluetooth Earpiece. A Good Thing in a Small Package.

Being addicted to gadgetry like many of our Android Guys readers, it is safe to say that I have been through literally dozens of bluetooth wireless earpieces to match the myriad number of smartphones that I have used over the years.  So I have to admit that I am a bit jaded when I hear... Read More

Western Digital Releases Photo Share App

Western Digital introduced a new Android app- WD Photos.  The Android application enables users to view all the photos stored on their WD home NAS servers, including the My Book Live, My Book World Edition, and WD ShareSpace, from anywhere in the world as long as the phone has an internet ...

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Three out of Four Android Phones at 2.1 or Higher

Google’s latest platform version data is out, collected from the Android Market during the two weeks leading to November 1.  Most telling in the report is that 77-percent of Android smartphones are running either Android 2.1 (Eclair) or Android 2.2 (Froyo).  The breakdown of said ...

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T-Mobile Makes New Tethering Plans Available

With the announcement of their new budget-friendly handsets like the Comet, T-Mobile officially rolled out their new new tethering plans.  How does it work?   It’s actually quite simple. The 200MB plan runs $10 per month with a two-year service agreement for a limited time as well as a ...

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Market Bug Showing Yahoo! Video Chat for non T-Mobile Customers

Android Purity is reporting today that the Yahoo! Video Chat app, that is supposed to be exclusively for T-Mobile customers, is showing up in the Android market for non-magenta subscribers.  In this case specifically, a Sprint user. Judging from the screen shots posted, its looks as though ...

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MyTouch 4G Hits November 3rd

The MyTouch 4G is going to hit the stores on November 3rd for $200 after a $50 mail-in rebate. Consumers purchasing the device also get a 8 GB microSD card for storing all that media goodness. The T-Mobile MyTouch 4G features a compact and well built design running Android 2.2 out of the box, ...

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Apple Going After Android Through Manufacturers?

PC World is reporting today that Apple has filed suit against Android handset developer Motorola, for infringing on their multi-touch patents. Specifically, Apple is saying that Motorola infringed on this patent by including multi-touch on the following Android devices: Droid Droid 2 Droid X ...

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Boom! Android Worldwide Growth up 1,309 Percent Year-Over-Year

Today sees yet another report showing Android's tremendous growth around the world. Research firm Canalys is reporting that our favorite mobile operating system is up a whopping 1,309 percent year-over-year in the third quarter.

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Welcome To The Wonderful World Of Flash

About two weeks ago now, I upgraded my phone to the HTC Evo4G. I switched from what now feels like an ancient (and tiny) HTC Hero. And although I had Android 2.2 running on my rooted Hero, this phone feels like a completely new experience. Yes of course its way faster, and the screen is way ...

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Twitter Puts its Foot Down

One of the top social-networking sites, Twitter, has recently posted some new guidelines for app developers.  The post on twitter.com found here, still says you can feel free to use the terms “TW” or “Twit”. Gee thanks! But there is a “Don’t” list, too.  Among the ...

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