App Review: Give Your Homescreen Speed and Style With LauncherPro

Ever feel like something was missing from your native Android launcher? If you are like me and you did feel this way, please read on as we review the best damn home-screen launcher replacement out there: LauncherPro! LauncherPro (for 2.x handsets only) is a simple and stylish Android launcher ...

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Photos of Supposed HTC Desire HD Surface

Images of the supposed HTC EVO for Europe have surfaced over the weekend (see the photo above).  Also referred to as the “HTC Ace” in Vodafone’s inventory system, the phone is set to be a monster(if it exists that is). It really looks like a blend of the HTC Desire and the HTC ...

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Motorola Glam Announced For Korea

The Moto GLAM (XT800) has been announced for Korea.  Already successful in China, Glam features a FWVGA (480 x 854) touchscreen display, GPS, DLNA, HDMI-out, 3.5mm headset jack, 5MP autofocus camera with D1 (720 x 480) video recording, 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM, and a 550MHz TI OMAP Processor. ...

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Get the Fix for Your Music Habit with MOG for Android!

Ever since I had my first MP3 player, I have been searching for a service that will offer me all you can eat downloads, a wide musical catalog, both at a reasonable price.  I remember back in the day begging and pleading with any kind of Apple rep that I could get into contact with... Read More

Call Your Facebook Friends for Free with Vonage Mobile for Facebook

Vonage has just introduced a new Android app that allows users to call their Facebook  friends using VOIP for free (it is also available for iOS).  The free app does not require a Vonage subscription, but does require both parties to have the Vonage Mobile for Facebook app installed. Once the ...

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Wallpaper Apps Exonerated, Google Posts Guidelines (UPDATED)

Last week, we were among dozens of media outlets that reported that sketchy wallpaper apps were sending your personal data to servers in China. It turns out, those claims were greatly exaggerated, and after removing the apps from the Market to investigate, Google has now given them a clean bill ...

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Nearly Two Thirds of Android Users on 2.1 or Above

The now familiar Platform Version Chart has been updated at the Android Developers site, and for the period ending August 2, it shows nearly 2/3 of users on 2.1 or 2.2. Android 2.1 accounts for 59.7%, and 2.2 for 4.5%. Together, that’s 64.2%. With the rash of Froyo updates going out now, ...

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200,000 Android Activations Every Day

Remember how exciting it was, at the beginning of the year, to hear that 60,000 new Android phones were being activated each day? Then at Google I/O in May, Vic Gundotra announced it was up to 100,000 a day.  And then not long after, that number got bumped up to 160,000. At the Technomy ...

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Android Tops RIM and Apple as Best Selling Smartphone OS (Q2’10)

Coming hot on the heels of this week’s Nielsen report is another study which shows Android’s momentum through the second quarter of this year.  Brace yourselves… For the first time since Q4 of 2007, RIM is no longer the top smart phone OS.  Android has leapfrogged both Apple ...

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Rdio Out of Beta, Offering Free Trials

When we mentioned Rdio a couple weeks ago, it was in closed beta, with invites few and far between. The social music services is now out of beta and open to anyone in the U.S. and Canada: exciting news for those of us in the States who’ve been pining away for Spotify. Even better, ...

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Facebook for Android Receives Big Upgrade

Facebook for Android just got a big upgrade in Version 1.3.  By first glance,  you’ll immediately notice the difference in the user interface, with a photo reel at the bottom that lets you quickly flip through friends’ recent photos and videos.  Pretty neat.  Oh, and we should also ...

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HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z Appear In Vodafone Inventory System

A couple of HTC codename-phones that have been floating around — the Ace and Vision, have appeared in an inventory system for Vodafone D2 in Germany as the Desire HD and Desire Z.  According to several blogs, including the German blog BestBoyZ,  the Desire HD will be an HTC Legend on ...

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App Review: I-Play Bowling Android

The people over at I-play have released a bowling game called I-Play Bowling. The game is available in two versions: Standard and HD. The difference between the two versions is a better graphic layout for the HD version, if your phone can support it. I had the opportunity to check this game ...

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Copy Paste It Adds Copy/Paste Across the Whole Android System

Android has had cut/paste functionality since day one, but sometimes it is limited to cutting and pasting within an individual app or functionality on our handsets. The video below highlights a new app from Edward Kim called Copy Paste It that brings universal cut-and-paste functionality to ...

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Official Froyo 2.2 for EVO 4G

The guys over at XDA Developers have released information about the 2.2 update for the HTC EVO 4G by Sprint.  As we mentioned before, the official release is going live starting today, August 2, but EVO users can grab it now.  This file has NOT been rooted, so if you install it on a rooted... ...

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