Galaxy S to get Froyo in August*

SamsungHub claims that an official Samsung rep has told them that the Galaxy S superphone will be getting Android 2.2 (aka Froyo) in August. The rep says that the SocialHub and TouchWiz 3.0 UI will be included in the update. *Now, before you go running to pick up a Captivate, Fascinate, Epic ...

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The Bird is the Word: Part I (Twitter Reviews)

Seesmic Review Welcome to part one of the official AndroidGuys Twitter application face-off! During the course of the next four days we will review four of the top Twitter applications for Android, beginning with the fourth best application and ending with the best Twitter application for ...

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CyanogenMod Froyo ROMs Released for Nexus One, HTC Dream, and HTC Magic

CyanogenMod-6.0.0 RC1 was released early this morning, with builds for the Nexus One, HTC Dream and HTC Magic.  You can download the new builds both XDA-Developers and Cyanogen directly, this includes the Nexus One rom , XDA Developers (N1, D/M) and the best ROM manager on the planet. ...

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Steve Jobs Rewriting Android History?

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are saying that Steve Jobs is rewriting the history of Android to suit Apple’s interests and the iPhone’s market. Jobs claims that Google developed Android after the release of the iPhone to compete with iOS. In reality, nothing could be ...

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ChumpDump, the Twitter Unfollow Game

A hilarious new game was released this week for the Android platform.  Anyone who is on Twitter can relate to the concept of Chumpdump.  Chumpdump works around the idea that you have an unnecessary amount of followers and tweets by “chumps”.  The premise of the game…get rid of ...

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Gameloft Getting Better at DRM

According to a happy Gameloft customer’s blog, they recently updated their digital rights management (DRM).  We have covered Gameloft’s antics in the past, but this blog post by David Loft praises Gameloft’s new stance on DRM and offers a little explanation taken straight from ...

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Garminfone Sales Not Satisfactory, T-Mobile Slashing Price

We’ve heard that Garmin-Asus and T-mobile”s navigation-savvy Android-powered Garminfone wasn’t selling too well. Asustek denied such rumors and continued to run their Garminfone ads for all to see. However, T-mobile has now dropped the price of the Garminfone from $199 to ...

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T-Mo’s HTC Vision is the HTC Vanguard: a 21 Mbps HSPA+ Smartphone

In an article over at Engadget.com, they are reporting that T-Mobile and HTC are hard at work to bring out the first offering that can handle the theoretical 21 Mbps speeds that Big Magenta claims their new HSPA+ network is providing.  The handset that is going to have this capability?  The HTC ...

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Android Market Will Hit 100,000 Apps This Month

The graph speaks for itself. According to Android Market web interface AndroLib.com, the Android Market now offers users more than 90,000 apps, and is on pace to end the month in six figures. It will reach this milestone several months shy of its second birthday. A year ago, the number was ...

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Android Gains Market Share While All Others Lose It

Over the last three months, all of the major mobile platforms lost share to Google Android.  Although still in fourth place, Android increased by four percentage points from February to May, whereas Android’s number one competitor, Apple decreased one point.  (Although, it should be noted ...

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New Rover Android Tablets to Rival iPad

Rover, a Russian hardware manufacturer, has unveiled 5 new tablets, 4 of which run on Android. These devices look promising, with specs that may even rival the Apple iPad. the most impressive by my standards is the RoverPad TegA W70, which runs android 2.1, has a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen, ...

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The Shocking Costs of “Free” Navigation, According to Garmin

Garmin went traveling in France with an O2 UK Android phone to test Google Maps Navigation and highlight the real cost of free navigation. According to the press release, to navigate from Calais to Paris (185 miles, 297 km) you will need 12-13 megabytes and it will cost you, depending on your ...

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Teardown Reveals Logitech Revue Components

Logitech’s Revue set top box recently visited the FCC, got stripped down, and showed us its innards.  Google TV is poised to come this fall, and the Revue is the first device to help it along.  From the looks of things, the Logitech Revue features a Gigabyte motherboard (GA-SBKAN2), 1.2 ...

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Beware Russian-Based Android Rumors

While the ink is barely dry on the articles regarding the Samsung Galaxy S launch, rumors have already surfaced about its successor, the Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9200).  The internet is bursting at the seams with obvious skepticism and Briefmobile has made a pretty convincing argument as to why we ...

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More Motorola Greco Details and Pictures

In an article over at Briefmobile.com given to us by our friend Kenneth Pennington, some new pics and info have surfaced about another upcoming Motorola handset, the Greco. A couple of interesting developments have come to light about this handset.  First, it is going to China, and not AT&T ...

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