200,000 Galaxy S Handset Sold in Korea After Only 10 Days

While everyone in the US is waiting for the carriers to drop their versions of the Samsung Galaxy, the international version is seeing good sales numbers in South Korea.  Launched on June 24th in South Korea, Samsung has already sold 200,000 units after only being on the market for 10 days.  ...

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Adobe Air For Android Leaked [UPDATE]

An early version of Adobe AIR for Android has been leaked.  When I say early, I mean VERY EARLY.  For those living under a rock, Adobe AIR essentially allows developers to easily make applications or tools that can be used across multiple platforms/operating systems.  Keep in mind, this is not ...

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New AdMob Report Shows Android Now Holds 33% Market Share in North America

AdMob has just released their May 2010 Mobile Metrics Report, and the results are extremely impressive for the Android OS.  The stats (which are from May 2010, not June) put Android at a 33% share in North America, with iOS holding on to their 54% share. This is good news for Android fanboys ...

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Take the Paid App Pledge!

Android users get a bad rap. They say we expect apps to be free, that we won’t pay for apps like users of other platforms will, and that consequently it’s not worth developers’ time to work on Android apps. Let’s prove ‘em wrong. Here’s an example of what ...

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Android Team Updates Platform Versions, Adds Historical Data

The official Android Developers Dashboard has been updated today with new data as well as historical information to aid developers.  Not only do we get to see how each platform stacks up in the Android legacy pie, but now we can find historical distribution for each release.  How fast has ...

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Android Quarterly Report Card (US Carriers)

Welcome the first AndroidGuys quarterly report card.  This post is designed to let you guys and gals know how we think the carriers are doing as it pertains to Android.  We conducted a blind, internal poll with members of our staff deciding how they would grade each US wireless provider on ...

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Apple Has ZERO Idea What Android Is

In today’s Apple address to the nation of the iBrainWashed, the Cupertino-based company flaunted their ignorance for the entire world to read. No, I’m not referring to their illogical explanation of reception problems or blatant denial of facts that point to the hardware defect in ...

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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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