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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App Review: Almost Hands Free

Lets face it, everyone likes music.  As Android users, however, we have a love/hate relationship with our devices regarding music.  We love that we are not trapped by iTunes, but we hate the features that “other” platforms offer (insert fruit name here).  If you’re looking for ...

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Motorola Releases Motorola Charm Promo Video

We all know the the Motorola Charm is not a superphone, but it certainly has a damn interesting form factor. I honestly can’t wait to try that keyboard! Motorola’s done up a quick promo to show off some features.  Check it out! Anyone else considering buying this handset? Let us ...

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TextOne Announced for Android

ProcessOne recently announced that TextOne is now available in the Android Marketplace for download.  TextOne is a free, cross platform messaging service that provides users an alternative to typical SMS texting.  TextOne’s best features, are it’s free, it allows for group ...

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All Slots Mobile Casino Helps Get Your Gamble On

All Slots Casino announced Monday they are taking their web-based gaming system directly to Android devices.  Instead of playing games through the browser, users will be able to download the casino application to their handset.  David Brickman, the Jackpot Factory’s Vice President of ...

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Best Buy Goofs Up, Sells Intercept Early

Accidents do happen!  Apparently the Samsung Intercept escaped a Best Buy Mobile booth a little sooner than its July 11th launch date.  It seems a Best Buy Mobile employee sold the phone for $100 without realizing it hadn’t been launched yet.  According to the reviewer’s Youtube ...

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HTC Releases Kernel Source Code for EVO 4G, HTC Hero

Good news for the Android developer community, HTC has finally released the source code for the Android 2.1 build of the HTC Hero.  While they were at it, HTC dropped the kernel for the EVO 4G.  Developers have been anxiously awaiting news of the source code and kernel so they can start ...

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LG Launches Optimus Series of Android Devices

Yesterday LG unveiled the Optimus line of Android devices which they claim will highlight the company’s ability to produce devices that “tame consumers’ information-dominated lives.” The Optimus line will feature ten new Android devices, one of which will be a tablet. It ...

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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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