Pencils Down! ADC2 Voting Comes to End

The official Android Developers Blog has announced that public voting for the second Developers Challenge has come to a close.  We won’t have to wait too long to find out who the winners are as they will be announced this coming Monday, November 30th!

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Why I Won’t Be Rooting My Droid…For Now

Let me begin by giving my experience this past year with rooted or “jail broken” Android phones.  I used the standard Android image doled out by T-Mobile for seven long months before I took the plunge and gained root access to my G1.  And after that, it was on like Donkey Kong.  ...

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App Review: Vibrate During Meetings

Vibrate During Meetings (VDM) is a clever, yet simple widget that will automatically change your phone settings to put your phone into vibrate mode.  Now I know there are plenty of these “change your phone settings” apps on the market that do the same thing, however VDM has one ...

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Seesmic’s Twitter Client Arrives on Android

Yeah, we know the Android Market is littered with twitter clients, but we have a new one for you today.  A rather big name in the twitter game has arrived and its name is Seesmic.  Already available for desktops, through the internet, and BlackBerry, the free application finds many of ...

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App Review: Photoshop.com for Mobile

Photoshop. For Android. Yes indeed, the premier image editing brand has launched a free app for Android, and without a doubt that is a feather in Android’s cap. But forgetting the big brand name for the moment, how does the app stack up on its own merits? It’s a solid app essential ...

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Tattoo and Hero Arrive in Australia

Android fans living in the land down under will be happy to know that HTC has announced the Hero and Tattoo for distribution at Harvey Norman locations around the country.  In an exclusive deal with the retailer, Harvey Norman will carry the Hero for AUD $799 ($754 US) and Tattoo at  AUD $599 ...

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Hey Developers – Mark Your Calendars for DroidCon London

Following the resounding success of the Droidcon Berlin conference comes another  event of equal industry impact in London, UK. Organized by the active members of ‘Londroid’ – the monthly London Android meetup (www.meetup.com/android) DroidCon London will be a two day ...

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Sprint Finally Acknowledges Android in Commercial

It only took a month or so, but Sprint finally decided to advertise that they have Android phones.  Is it awesome?  NO.  Sadly, they don’t even refer to ‘Android’ in the following commercial, but “with Google” instead.  Close enough. T-Mobile’s been ...

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Flurry Pegs Droid Sales at 250,000 in First Week

We previously reported that first weekend sales figures for Verizon’s Droid were somewhere in the 100,000 units ballpark. Those figures were based on an analyst at Broadpoint AmTech Inc.’s estimates.  Is there anything to substantiate that claim?  As it turns out, there is one ...

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Zii Optimized Android Handset to Debut in December

Creative Technology’s Zii endeavor appears to be picking up steam and Android looks to be an integral part of its future.  After starting out with the ZiiEGG back in the summer, Creative has expanded to other devices like the MediaBook. According to a website Creative fansite  ...

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Menq EasyPC E790 Could be $100 Android Netbook

We recently received a tip from the always-wonderful-always-excited Nicolas Charbonnier (Charbax). The Archos fan was letting us know about an $80 laptop that can, and will, support Android.

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T-Mobile Rounds out 2009 with 4th Android Handset – Behold II Announced

T-Mobile USA has officially announced their 4th Android handset as the Samsung Behold II.  A touch-only device, the Behold II is both Android-based and TouchWiz interface.  Starting November 18th, the phone goes on sale online and at T-Mobile stores nationwide, the phone will drop at $229 ...

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App Review: Lucid

Lucid is a dreamy game with a simple concept and levels that are increasingly difficult to master.  First let’s talk about what Lucid is not.  It is not a racing game, jumping game, or any kind of first person shooter.  Your objective in Lucid is to assure that Baby Hermin gets a good ...

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The Too-Fast Aging G1

I like my G1. It is, by far, the best phone I have ever had. I love how it feels in my hand, not too light or too heavy; it fits just right!  I even got used to the keyboard. At first, I didn’t like the lip on the phone as it made getting to... Read More

The Big List of Stuff We Missed

How about that week of Android news, eh?  The train keeps picking up steam and we’re doing our best to keep up.  We’re really fortunate to have other great Android websites to help with news and rumors.  These sites do a fantastic job of keeping people informed and offer ...

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