Uh-Oh, EVO Screen Problems

And the hits keep on hitting: another problem has cropped up with EVO units. Good and EVO (GREAT name btw) is reporting that many EVO units are suffering from improperly grounded touchscreens.  How do you check to see if your EVO handset is affected?  Put the unit down on a table or a flat ...

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Everybody’s Kung Fu Swyping!

When we’ve discussed Swype in the past, it’s always been a good news/bad news story. The good news: it’s an innovative, gesture-based virtual keyboard whose users profess a love for it that was illegal in several states until quite recently. The bad news was that it was only ...

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MyTouch 3G Slide Rooted

The MyTouch 3G Slide has been rooted!   MyTouch 3G Slide users will now have access to ROMs and all kinds of goodies.  Anybody interested should click here for a clear set of instructions (they are very easy to follow). Let us know how it goes folks! Happy hacking! Source: Android Central ...

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Is the Droid X Really Running Froyo?

Engadget has just posted some exclusive hands-on goodness of the Motorola Droid X. In their post, they make it very clear that the device is running Android 2.1, and not 2.2 (aka Froyo). The perplexes me for one simple reason. Take a look at the screenshot below. It was taken from one of their ...

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Nintendo DS or the First NEC Android Tablet?

The answer is the first NEC Android tablet, despite it’s incredible similarity to the Nintendo DS.  Pictured to the left is the NEC LifeTouch, and Android 2.1 based tablet with a 7 inch touch screen that will respond to both finger and stylus input. I know you want specs and for me to ...

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HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible Afflicted With Unresponsive Touchscreen?

Engadget is reporting that the HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible suffer from unresponsive touchscreens.  The video posted above supposedly shows the EVO’s touchscreen failing to smoothly register touches when the phone isn’t being handled.  Engadget also has an older video showing the ...

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Hackers Release Android 2.1 for the Motorola Cliq

With Motorola’s plan to update the Motorola CLIQ to Android 2.1 up in the air, hackers have decided to take actions into their own hands.  A group of ROM developers over at ModMyMobile have been able to build Android 2.1 from source and released an alpha version known as Eclair2CLIQ. ...

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Enterprising Geek Wants to Send an EVO Into Space. No, Really.

So how many of you got brand new shiny EVO handsets this week and have had a ton of fun experiencing the awesomeness that is EVO? Great, now how many of you are planning on sending your shiny new toy into the upper atmosphere on a weather balloon until said balloon pops and it floats... Read More

Android Market: Hiccups Continue

On the Android Market forums there is an uproar: many apps significantly suddenly dropped their counts. We already covered Market issues twice in the past week and Google even apologized to developers. However last night the first thing I noticed was that my “Credit Card” app ...

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Rumor: New OTA Going Out to Nexus One

A few sources are reporting that a new OTA update is starting to roll out to Nexus One owners. From what we can tell, the report orginates with  Sizzled Core, who include the screenshot seen here. The build number, FRF72, indicates a Froyo build subsequent to FRF50, the pre-release Froyo build ...

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New Independent App Store, AndSpot Enters Fray to Take On Google Market

Back when I was a kid, I used to love to watch the WWE Royal Rumble, with every major player in the group going at each other.  It seems that we may have the same sort of situation shaping up in the Android app world, as another independent app store has popped up, this time... Read More

Google Now Offering Sources for Trivia Wars Everywhere

So for all you know-it-alls–I mean trivia buffs, Google has implemented a new feature in mobile searches to help you answer questions and source your arguments for the year that the Fonz jumped the shark. Pictured to the left you see the new feature, which recognizes queries with terms ...

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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. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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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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