Leaked 2.1 Droid Update Reveals Live Wallpapers

Late last week, the Android 2.1 update for the Motorola Droid was leaked to the XDA Developers forum. Interestingly, within the build was something I found extremely cool: live wallpaper!  Does this mean live wallpaper will be included on the official build? Maybe, but I still wouldn’t ...

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G1 Powered “TruckBot”

Wired recently published a post on two techie guys who decided to create a robot integrated with Android.  Dubbed ‘TruckBot’ the robot could prove to be more than just gimmick.  While we’ve seen a handful of robots that were controlled using Android phones as remotes, this is ...

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AndroidGals: Where are the Girlie Android Phones?

The first smart phone that I truly fell in love with was a Blackberry.  I loved it so much that I never thought I would see the day that I would switch to another phone.  To me, the Blackberry form factor was very female friendly.  There were two big things that appealed to me as... Read More

Will Microsoft Hold Android Hostage?

Right now, we’re all worrying about Apple’s patent claims against HTC, but Android may face a similar attack from Microsoft. It’s not terribly well known that Microsoft claims that it owns significant intellectual property used in Linux, the operating system at the heart of ...

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Beta Test This: Swype!

Swype, the gesture-based virtual keyboard that to date has only been legitimately available to OEMs, just sent beta testing invitations out to Android users who’d previously provided their email address to them. The beta, starting today, March 5, is limited to a small number of ...

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HTC Desire, Legend Slated For April 1 Release On Amazon UK

HTC’s two new hottest phones have made an appearance on Amazon UK!  It looks like the HTC Desire and HTC Legend are going on sale April 1st, 2010.  The Legend will run you $600, while the Desire (which I desire) is going for a whopping $800.  Hopefully we will have prices that are a ...

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Like Your Nexus One? Don’t Wear Your Skinny Jeans!

Attention Nexus One users: do not sit on your Nexus One! The Nexus seen above, owned by Crave UK, just randomly cracked while being charged. According to HTC’s technical support, the damage seen above could not be caused by charging, but by “putting a phone in a tight pair of jeans and sitting ...

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Download This: PortaPayments

PortaPayments is a brilliant little idea: it’s an Android app that creates QR codes for PayPal payments. Scanning one of these QR codes takes you to PayPal with the recipient and amount all filled out. Manually approve the payment and you’re done. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and ...

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Yelp’s Got New Features: Bookmark Sync + Draft Support

Yelp for Android arrived in December and has since been updated with some of the great features iPhone users are accustomed to. For those who have never used the service Yelp is a great way to review, discuss, and check out what businesses are good… and maybe not so good in your area! ...

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HTC Sense 2.1 Leaked For Droid Eris

Well folks, the kids over at XDA Developers are at it again! According to the team over at Android Central, earlier this evening HTC Sense 2.1 was leaked via XDA for the Droid Eris! From the picture and what I am reading in the forums, it looks to possibly be legit. This one is still... Read More

Motorola HS1001 Cordless Phone Coming This Summer, Engadget Gets a Look

It seems those Android home phone rumors that surfaced a few months back just might be coming to fruition. Earlier today it was announced that Motorola will be bringing the Motorola HS1001 Android Cordless Phone to the US this summer.  Made by the company Binatone, the device will be branded ...

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Have Keyboard, Will Travel: Android Phones Capable of Using USB Keyboard.

In an article over at jkontherun.com, it seems that some enterprising Android enthusiasts have found that some Android powered devices have the ability to support USB keyboards built into their stock firmware. As the author of the article points out, it is not as simple as plugging in that ...

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Synchronizing Google Voice With Your Location: Google Voice Locations v0.1

Aloha Android and Google Voice fans! Over the last few days, Gizmodo and Lifehacker have featured several posts detailing the adventures of Google Voice Master Chad Smith. According to the folks over at Lifehacker, Smith was able to synchronize his Google Voice ringing schedule with his GPS ...

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CLIQ XT to Run $129 with 2-Year Agreement

T-Mobile’s next Android handset, the Motorola CLIQ XT is dropping with a great price attached to it.  At $129.99, this marks the lowest debut price point for an Android phone on the nation’s fourth largest carrier.  Yet-to-be-announced, the handset is a touch-only device that was ...

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Rogers’ Magic To Be Re-Branded as HTC Magic +

Attention Canadians: Android Guys has some news regarding the Rogers’ HTC Magic.  Very soon you will notice something different when you go to look at the HTC Magic at your local Rogers’ Store.  Is it a new finish? No.  Sorry.  What about a sleeker look? No again!  Well folks, the ...

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