Android Market Ruled by the People, Not Google

About 1% of all apps that are uploaded to the Android Market are removed by Google.  Even with such a low percentage, it still begs the question “Does Google play gatekeeper to the Market?”  The answer is both yes and no. Google allows the users of the Android Market to help ...

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Looking Back at the Year That Was 2008

I don’t know whether anyone remembers much of 2007 or will remember things to come from 2009. But, 2008 would quite inadvertently go down in to the memory drain of mankind as one of the most happening years in our history. 2008 saw the dawn of many things. It’s been a rocking year as far... ...

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Android on iPhone is One, Giant Step Closer

Thanks to the guys over at blog.iphone-dev.org, Android is moving ever so close to being run on the iPhone.  Yesterday saw them announcing that they’ve reverse engineered the iPhone and first generation iPods to run Linux.  The official announcement was the basis for a new Blogger site ...

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No Signs of Voice-Based Search or Gmail SMS Apps

It has been two weeks since Google pulled up its SMS service for GMail, right before it was being shipped off to the GLabs with a vow to launch it in two weeks. As of tonight, there are still no signs of it yet. And now, the voice based search app for the iPhone which... Read More

Google Launches its Voice-Based Search on iPhone, G1 Must Wait

Google has done it again! They’ve launched a voice based search for the iPhone and the free app is rumoured to be available on the App store, at least some time soon.  Maybe today.   The engineers at Google have added the voice recognition technology to their search algorithm, ...

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An Android Pep Talk

After its futile bidding attempts for Yahoo and being shunned, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer reveals that they are not interested in the Yahoo deal anymore, but might look to form a strategic partnership with them on the search front. This comes after a day when Ballmer was shooting blank ...

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Android Could Soothe Microsoft’s Silverlight Itch

The boys from Redmond might see something in the boys from Mountain View that they weren't able to see in the boys from Cupertino.

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Flurry Helps Developers With Real-Time Analytics Tools

Flurry Analytics helps to measure performance of applications once they're installed on mobile devices.

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The Tides are Turning as Developers Leave Apple for Android

A half of a year is all it took for some to see that Apple's way of doing things is not always superior to that of others. Will developer unrest end up being the cause for some of Android's best applications?

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Chrome Likely to Find its Way to Android Phones

This comes at no surprise to us, but Google co-founder Sergey Brin spoke at Chrome’s launch event about a mobile version of Chrome for Android “Probably a subsequent version of Android is going to pick up a lot of the Chrome stack.” Sounds good to us considering how good and ...

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Chrome and Android Have Google’s Head in the Clouds

This time last year, the tech community was all abuzz with the rumors that Google was ready to put out a phone of their own.  Nicknamed the gPhone, many expected it to be their answer to Apple’s iPhone.  How surprised were we once we saw Google had bigger ambitions. Rather than focusing ...

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Android an Also-Ran to the iPhone Already?

As part of our daily habits and rituals for working on AndroidGuys, we have RSS feeds, alerts, and bookmarks that we hit up for Android news. Whether it’s a blog posting or tech site writing up something on the OS, we’re pretty much on top of things around here. One of the articles ...

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Windows Mobile Not Selling Like Microsoft Wants – Apple Among Reasons

Oops. Microsoft had hoped to sell 20 million licenses of their Windows Mobile platform by the end of June, but fell nearly 2 million copies short. Some market analysts are blaming Apple and the 3G iPhone as of the reasons for the lower than expected figures. Also likely to play a hand are ...

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Sprint vs AT&T: Price Comparison

Still pondering whether you should switch to Sprint and the NOW network or AT&T’s 3G? Well, this might clear things up a bit. We’ve got a price comparison chart and a link to a flashy site to help with your decision. This comparison puts Sprint with their sleek and sexy Samsung ...

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Motorola Suing Former Executive Who Took Apple Job

Motorola is suing a former executive for allegedly violating a non-compete agreement. Mike Fenger quit Motorola in March as senior VP of mobile devices for Europe, Middle East and Africa and moved on to join Apple. He’s now their head of global iPhone sales for Apple. Further, he’s ...

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