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Here We Go Again! Another Nexus One Froyo Build is Now Available

Another Froyo update is now being pushed out to some Nexus One smartphones. Apparently, this time it is Froyo build FRF85B and it is now available via download from Google’s

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Beta Test This: RealPlayer Beta for Android

Real Networks, a company which was once one of the biggest online media brands out there, has released a mobile app for Android. Dubbed RealPlayer Beta for Android, the application

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[UPDATED] Google Still Testing Froyo Builds; FRF83 Not Final Release

Update: Looks like the build our source was testing is rolling out to at least a somewhat wider group: posts on XDA Developers and Twitter indicate that a quite a

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HTC HD2 Android Port Project Makes Major Breakthrough, Release Nears

The HTC HD2 was an object of lust for Android fans for quite sometime earlier this year(before the EVO was announced that is!). Regarded as one of the best Windows

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Report: Samsung Hoping to Double Smartphone Market Share by the End of 2010

Samsung is hoping to up its global smartphone market share this year from 5% to 10%.  Lee Donjoo, senior vice president of the company’s mobile communications division, told Bloomberg this week

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Sprint Expects to Launch Android 2.2 “In the Near Future”

In a recent announcement on Twitter, Sprint has said that it expects to launch Android 2.2 Sprint expects to launch Android 2.2 “in the near future.” On the Sprint’s message boards, a Sprint employee said

“As work on finalizing the software is under way, Sprint expects to launch Android 2.2 in the near future. It also will be available as an upgrade on the recently launched HTC EVO 4G.”

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Report: App Developers See More Long-Term Viability in Android, Not iOS

It seems that Android is making waves over at Bloomberg.com, and once again, it’s over Apple and their coveted iPhone; however, this time, it is not in specs and phones,

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Droid X System Dump Leaks

Some lucky new Motorola Droid X user has leaked the Droid X system dump. Because of this, users can now download wallpaper, ringtones, apps, etc from here. That’s right folks, you

Reviews

AndroidGuys Thursday Nights Podcast!

Tune in at 7PM Pacific, 10PM Eastern for the AndroidGuys Thursday Nights podcast hosted by Scotty Brown! Tonight we’ll be sponsored by AndroidSwag… and that means that we’ll be giving

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New Release of UnrEVOked Supports Droid Incredible, HTC EVO, and HTC Desire

Interested in rooting your EVO, Droid Incredible, or HTC Desire?  Well, if the answer to that question is yes, you are going to very happy.  The geniuses behind UnrEVOked, the

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Swype Expecting To Be On 50 Handsets by 2011

Reuters is reporting that Swype CEO Mike McSherry is expecting his keyboard, which I absolutely love, to be on 50 phones by year’s end. That’s right, 50 phones! Crazy stuff.  Currently, Swype

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Intel Wants ‘Android x86’ for Netbooks and Tablets This Summer

Intel is hard at work, prepping an “Android x86″version of Android 2.2 designed for tablets and netbooks.  As we’ve mentioned here a couple of times, Android was initially designed for

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Android Team Employs Remote Application Removal

The Android Developers Blog has an very interesting article up this morning concerning their ability to implement remote application removal.  Along with over-the-air updates and an application “sandbox and permissions

App Reviews

Theme Review: HtcClay’s SuperBad v1.6 for the G1/MyTouch 3G

Let me begin by reminding you that this is a review of a theme, not a ROM. Now then, let’s get to it. About SuperBad: SuperBad was developed by HtcClay.

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Froyo Build FRF83 Now Available for Nexus One Users

Another incremental Froyo build is being pushed out to Nexus One users.   This time it’s build number is FRF83.  If you are getting tired of FRF50, download the OTA right