Live from New York, it’s Android Apps

On August 25th, 2009,  30 Android developers got together at the Fast Company offices to participate in the NYC Android Developers Meetup.  The Meetup was organized by the team at Medialets.   Medialets is an innovative company that provides a rich media advertising and  analytics platform ...

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Around the Androidosphere: CTIA Edition

There doesn’t seem to be a shortage of Android news any longer!  After going months with little to report on, action packed weeks like this one are what we’ve been waiting for! Here are some bits and pieces from the CTIA trade show going on in San Diego that are definitely worth ...

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Mobilizy Demos 3D Objects with 9/11 Memorial [VIDEO]

The two big guns in Augmented Reality apps for Android, Mobilizy (maker of Wikitude World Browser and other apps) and Layar have quite a little arms race going. Two weeks ago, Layar announced support for 3D objects.  This week, Mobilizy matched the feature, and demonstrates it with perhaps ...

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App Review:WiSyncPlus 1.4.12

WiSyncPlus is a fairly complex application for the G1 that will that automatically enable or disable syncing on your WiFi. I am not saying it is complex because of difficulty to use it , it is just a very detailed program with many options. This app can definitely save you money if you do ...

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Leaked Document Tips HTC Desire and Motorola Sholes (Tao) Arriving Before Black Friday

It didn’t take long to figure out what handset it was that Google CEO Eric Schmidt was holding earlier today.  An internal Verizon document making its way into the hands of Gizmodo tells us that it’s almost certainly the HTC Desire.  Based on the picture from earlier today, it ...

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Schmidt and McAdam Tease Us With New Android Phones in the Wild

We still have to wait a few weeks for the announcements to come from Verizon, but that’s not stopping CEO Lowell McAdam from parading around with the Motorola Sholes.  See that picture?  The nerve of that guy to tease us – what with his non-blurry “in the wild” shot.  ...

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Newbtorial: How to Keep the Zip in Your Android

“UUUhhhhhhh, I am so sick of how slow my phone is!  Kevin, if you can’t fix this I am selling this thing and buying an iPhone!” These are the very words I heard come pouring into my office as a coworker, flushed with frustration, walked through the door.  She not so gently ...

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Verizon: “Stay Tuned for Some Game Changing Products”

Speaking today on the joint conference with Google, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam made it clear that Verizon and Google are committed to a long and healthy relationship together. “I don’t wanna leave the impression that you will have to wait until next year or our launch of 4G to see ...

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Surprise! Verizon & Google Announce They are Working Together

The webcast slated for today may not end up being the white-knuckle thrill ride we are all hoping for.  A press release has gone out today which essentially amounts to nothing more than a “strategic partnership” between Google and Verizon. The two industry leaders will create, ...

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Verizon and Google Making Joint Announcement Today

Verizon and Google are primed to give a webcast today and although the details are scarce, we couldn’t be more excited.  Could we finally see the largest US carrier make their Android announcement?  Will the Sholes get officially unveiled?  We consulted our Magic 8-Ball for answers and ...

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G1 Battery Gives Android Blogger Warm and Not so Fuzzy Feeling

Ask around and you’ll likely find a fellow G1 user who can say that their handset gets unreasonably warm at times.  Whether plugged in or not, the back side of the phone has been known to heat up quite a bit. 

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Best Buy’s Holiday Playbook Confirms Android Domination Set to Begin

We’re nearing that time of year where the Black Friday specials and company agendas start leaking out.  For a lot of families, this is many of them renew plans or switch carriers for something new or better.  This year, better means Android!

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5 Nice Apps I Refuse to Use [Updated]

I tell you what, I love me some Google Reader. One of the first things I did when I got my phone was set up a shortcut to Reader’s mobile interface. It’s fairly robust, but it is in the browser, so it’s a little slow even on WiFi. On Edge, it’s unbearable. And forget about... Read More

App Review: ShuffleTone

ShuffleTone is great for anyone who wants to spice up their text and phone ringers. It is brought to us by the guys over at DizWare. ShuffleTone allows you to select a list of songs/ringtones to play. When you receive a call or text message, it chooses one of your selected songs from your ...

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Around the Androidosphere

The team here at AndroidGuys does everything they can to stay on top of the most relevant news and rumors.  As hard as we all try, sometimes things simply slip through the cracks.  Going forward, these ‘cutting room’ items will be compiled in a meta-article called “Around ...

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