Forget iTunes, I doubleTwist!

Let’s face it.  We may be Android users, but there was a time when the glitter of Apple appealed to all of our senses.  We may not have had the thousands of dollars we needed to purchase the latest and greatest Apple toys, or even a used one for that matter.  Nevertheless!  A way was... Read More

Devs Manage to Get Ubuntu on HTC HD2

Ahh, the wonderful world of hacking, where it seems that nearly anything is possible. It is in this realm of modding and rooting that some talented developers have reached a major breakthrough in their quest to get Android running on HTC’s 4-inch Windows Mobile monster. XDA user dcordes, ...

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What is FRF91? [UPDATED]

Reports on Twitter and XDA-Developers indicate that yet another Froyo build is going out to Nexus One users today, this one with build number FRF91. One person on the XDA thread noted that it was an update from the most recent build, FRF85B. Others report receiving it on both T-Mobile and ...

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HTC Evo 4G Recieves Froyo-less Update

Sprint updated the HTC EVO 4G Monday with a small software update of 21.43MB, called System Upgrade 1.47.651.1. According to Boy Genius Report, it is supposed to improve wi-fi performance, fix Exchange Active Sync issues, and make Facebook not murder the phone’s meager battery life. The ...

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Google Docs Viewer for Mobile

Good news is upon us for Google Docs users.  One can now go to docs.google.com from your Android (or other mobile device) browser, and view native Google Docs documents as well as  .pdf, .ppt, and .doc(x) files previously uploaded to your Docs account, in a mobile-optimized viewer. ...

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Froyo is Official for the Nexus One

After about a month of leaked pre-release builds, OTAs to small test groups, and lots and lots of speculation, Google confirmed today that Froyo is rolling out to all Nexus Ones. The FRF85B build we saw yesterday is the final release build. “Starting today, Nexus One users will begin to ...

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Here We Go Again! Another Nexus One Froyo Build is Now Available

Another Froyo update is now being pushed out to some Nexus One smartphones. Apparently, this time it is Froyo build FRF85B and it is now available via download from Google’s servers(you can only upgrade if you are currently on the FRF83 Froyo build).  Click here to download for a manual ...

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Beta Test This: RealPlayer Beta for Android

Real Networks, a company which was once one of the biggest online media brands out there, has released a mobile app for Android. Dubbed RealPlayer Beta for Android, the application is an all-in-one media player capable of handling Music, Videos and Photos. It supports MP3, H.264, MPEG-4 and ...

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[UPDATED] Google Still Testing Froyo Builds; FRF83 Not Final Release

Update: Looks like the build our source was testing is rolling out to at least a somewhat wider group: posts on XDA Developers and Twitter indicate that a quite a few Nexus One owners are receiving OTA updates to FRF85B. Despite other sites’ declarations that the Froyo build that starting ...

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HTC HD2 Android Port Project Makes Major Breakthrough, Release Nears

The HTC HD2 was an object of lust for Android fans for quite sometime earlier this year(before the EVO was announced that is!). Regarded as one of the best Windows Mobile 6.5 powered handsets with a 4.3-inch capacitive display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 576MB of RAM, and a 5 megapixel camera, ...

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Report: Samsung Hoping to Double Smartphone Market Share by the End of 2010

Samsung is hoping to up its global smartphone market share this year from 5% to 10%.  Lee Donjoo, senior vice president of the company’s mobile communications division, told Bloomberg this week that Samsung is banking on the success of its Galaxy S smartphone. His comments largely echo ...

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Sprint Expects to Launch Android 2.2 “In the Near Future”

In a recent announcement on Twitter, Sprint has said that it expects to launch Android 2.2 Sprint expects to launch Android 2.2 "in the near future." On the Sprint's message boards, a Sprint employee said "As work on finalizing the software is under way, Sprint expects to launch Android 2.2 ...

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Report: App Developers See More Long-Term Viability in Android, Not iOS

It seems that Android is making waves over at Bloomberg.com, and once again, it’s over Apple and their coveted iPhone; however, this time, it is not in specs and phones, but the market and applications that Google is excelling. The article states that, “More than half the 2,733 ...

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Droid X System Dump Leaks

Some lucky new Motorola Droid X user has leaked the Droid X system dump. Because of this, users can now download wallpaper, ringtones, apps, etc from here. That’s right folks, you can now have it all! Not only that, but the Android hackers are hard at work trying to port the boot-screen ...

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AndroidGuys Thursday Nights Podcast!

Tune in at 7PM Pacific, 10PM Eastern for the AndroidGuys Thursday Nights podcast hosted by Scotty Brown! Tonight we’ll be sponsored by AndroidSwag… and that means that we’ll be giving away AndroidGuys t-shirts live on the air. But, the only way to win them is to listen live! ...

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