Download This: Wapedia

Everyone uses Wikipedia to get basic information on practically anything.  Wapedia, developed by Taptu, is the best client bringing Wikipedia to your mobile phone with an amazing interface and a simple layout. If you want to conclude heated arguments with friends on the go, Wapedia is what you ...

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Mark The Spot from AT&T Finally Makes its Way to Android

The AT&T network-monitoring app that originally debuted for the iPhone has arrived in the Android Market this week, according to Engadget. In a similar fashion to crash reports on your computer, Mark The Spot allows you to provide AT&T with valuable location-specific information when ...

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Samsung Behold II Starts Rolling Out its Final Update (1.6)

T-Mobile customers with Samsung Behold II handsets are seeing their first, and final, update this week.  Android 1.6 Donut is hitting phones over the next few days and it’s bringing a few extra goodies along.  Aside from the standard Android fare of Google Maps Navigation, Google Voice ...

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Google Voice Open to Everyone (in the US)

Starting today, Google Voice is open to the public. No need for an invitation. Google Voice is a service provided by Google that lets users customize their telephone experience by giving them one number that can forward to a number of different devices based on user preferences such as time of ...

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SlingPlayer Mobile for Android Launching Tomorrow in Android Market

Engadget is reporting that Sling is launching SlingPlayer Mobile for Android tomorrow for $29.99.   According to both Engadget and Sling the app has improved greatly since the public beta concluded. Furthermore, Sling claims they’ve specifically worked to improve load and response times ...

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AMOLED vs. LCD vs. Super AMOLED in Direct Sunlight-FIGHT!

I have to say, I really love my Nexus One AMOLED screen.  It really looks amazing.  However, the one thing I really hate about it is the fact that in direct sunlight, the screen is barely visible, hazy.  Since the launch of the Nexus One, we have seen something Samsung is touting called a ...

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Nexus One Froyo Update FRF72 Now Available for Download

Remember the rumors last week detailing a new FRF 72 Froyo update available on some Nexus One handsets?  Well,  it appears that the rumors were dead on and the build update is now available for download and manual install. You can get it here or here, but to install it you must be currently ...

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New Android Fragmentation/Legacy Chart Shows 50% Running 2.1

Our favorite pie chart has made another appearance over at Google’s Android Developer site. As you can see, 50% of Android devices are now running 2.1, up from the last projection of about 45%.  This is most likely reflected by all the handsets we have seen get an update, and perhaps the ...

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Android Team Shifting Focus to User Experience with Gingerbread

One of the things that Android can’t brag about is the user experience on the platform.  It lacks a certain “slickness” and “smoothness” when compared to its iPhone competition.  Apparently, this has not escaped the Android team’s notice, as TechCrunch is ...

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The Tale of EVO Screen Woes: A First-Hand Account (With Video)

After much discussion with my peers, I had come to the conclusion that the problems people were seeing with the HTC EVO 4G’s screen were nothing more than a select few, Twitter savvy folk stirring up trouble on the Interwebs. Sure enough… I was wrong. You see, the day I got my first ...

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Logitech Confirms Companion Box to be Called “Revue”

Logitech took to their blog today to confirm the “Revue” as their companion box for Google TV.  Rather than forking out hundreds or thousands for a new television, Logitech’s add-on peripheral is designed to complement any current HD set.  So how did they come up with the name?

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AT&T CEO Obviously Not a Fan of Google

There’s an article on the Wall Street Journal today that talks about AT&T and their reaction to Verizon’s willingness to cozy up to Google and Android.  While CEO Randall Stephenson acknowledges that they have done a terrible job could do better with Android, he promises ...

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Uh-Oh, EVO Screen Problems

And the hits keep on hitting: another problem has cropped up with EVO units. Good and EVO (GREAT name btw) is reporting that many EVO units are suffering from improperly grounded touchscreens.  How do you check to see if your EVO handset is affected?  Put the unit down on a table or a flat ...

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Everybody’s Kung Fu Swyping!

When we’ve discussed Swype in the past, it’s always been a good news/bad news story. The good news: it’s an innovative, gesture-based virtual keyboard whose users profess a love for it that was illegal in several states until quite recently. The bad news was that it was only ...

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MyTouch 3G Slide Rooted

The MyTouch 3G Slide has been rooted!   MyTouch 3G Slide users will now have access to ROMs and all kinds of goodies.  Anybody interested should click here for a clear set of instructions (they are very easy to follow). Let us know how it goes folks! Happy hacking! Source: Android Central

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