Canada Wants 1.6 Really Bad… Do You?

It would appear that on the 20th of December 2009 that a website going by the name of “iwantmyonepointsix.com” appeared on the streets of the world wide web. The website’s aim is described in the About section of the site which I shall reference here and paraphrase below: We ...

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I Saw the Nexus One… I Failed

If all you’re looking for is a picture of the phone, you might as well stop reading right now, because that’s the part I failed at. If you’re interested in a story about how I saw the world’s hottest, unreleased, phone that may change the way we do mobile, please read on.

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Task Managers: The Nearly Ultimate Comparison Review

Disclaimer: As you may have wondered this review has been titled “The Nearly Ultimate Comparison Review”, this being due to the fact that it will only encompass free Task Manager apps as that’s all that is available to Canadians. Then again, are you really that willing to pay ...

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XPERIA X10 Launching on T-Mobile USA?

Our friends over at Boy Genius Report are reporting some very exciting news.  According to the XPERIA X10 user manual which was leaked earlier this week through the FCC,  page 3 of the document(see photo above) details usage of 3G Bands 1, 4, and 8! In other words, these are the same 3G AWS ...

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No Donuts For Canadians (Confirmed)

Just as “Android in Canada” put it, get ready for a slap in the face my fellow igloo dwelling, beaver loving friends. While many Canadians have opted to root their device and use whatever ROM they please, it turn out the long awaited 1.6 “Donut”  update will not be ...

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Is Google Serious About Maturing the Android Market?

With all the different seemingly conflicting reports about developers fleeing both the iPhone app store and the Android Market, the question remains

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Beautiful Widgets Are Back

A few days ago, HTC served LevelUp studios a cease and desist order regarding their Beautiful Widgets. The company claimed that the Beautiful Widgets were too similar their own, which were designed for phones with Sense UI. LevelUp promptly obliged and removed the product, only to return today ...

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AdMob Report Indicates Android Growing Rapidly

Another month, another great report from AdMob.  We know Android is gaining ground in the smart phone market, especially here in the US.  But where does it come from and who’s piece of the pie is being eaten by the lovable green robot?  As turns out, the iPhone is starting to see their ...

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App Review: Blogaway, Android Blogger Client

Having recently started a blog over at Blogger and being a new Android owner, I wondered if maintaining it from my mobile was possible. After a few searches I found an application that seemed to fit my needs. Blogaway met and has so far exceeded the ability to interact with my Blogger sites. ...

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Motorola Zeppelin Looking Sexier as it Preps for Flight

The Motorola (XT800) Zeppelin is making its way to China Telecom come December 25th and will support both GSM and CDMA. In addition to dual connectivity, the latest specs (translated) put have the phone running an ARM Cortex A8 processor.  Other details list a 3.7-inch screen, 720p support, ...

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T-Mobile Gets a “Top Picks” Section in the Android Market.

What once as an application created for the MyTouch 3G launch has turned into a dedicated area within the Android Market. The “Downloads” link from the main landing page of the market has been replaced with a “T-Mobile” label.  This entirely new section showcases ...

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How To Properly Use Google Maps: A Satirical Narrative

With all of the new Lab features included in the latest version of Google Maps(3.3.1), it’s very easy to feel overwhelmed. You may ask yourself, “How could the terrain layer possibly assist me in getting me where I’m going?”, “How does knowing what’s nearby help me when ...

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App Review: A World of Photo

A World of Photo sells itself as a “fun casual, geo multiplayer online game” but to say it’s a game is maybe pushing it slightly. The basic premise is that you are selected at random by anyone else in the world using the app to send them a photo of your choosing. It displays a... Read More

Developers Waste Little Time Porting Android 2.1 to Droid

In a move that comes as little surprise, some crafty developers have managed to extract Android 2.1 from a Nexus One handset to port it to the Motorola Droid. Does it work? Yes and no. According to comments left by the devs, it’s buggy at best.   As of right now, there are roughly a ...

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Acer’s Early 2010 Roadmap Includes Half Dozen Android Handsets

As it stands already, 2010 will have a very Android green tint to it. Acer understands what’s at stake and has a plan to compete for a sizable piece of the pie. Roger Yuen, VP of Acer’s smart handset business in Asia, recently announced that Acer will ship five or six Android based ...

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