Conspiracy Theory: Is Apple Orchestrating a Media Attack on Google?

For various reasons, I’ve had plenty of free time on my hands lately.  And since I’m an Android Guy, I was closely following the CES 2010 developments.  I was also reading all I could about the Nexus One, what kind of impact that it was going to have on the smartphone market, and ...

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Eating My Words Never Tasted so Good!

And of course, I would be talking about the Nexus One, the most glorious Android phone to date.  About four months ago, I wrote an article called, “Don’t Hold Your Breath…”, talking about the fact that I really did not see Google trying to get into the phone market ...

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PixelPipe Updates Android App

If you are a user of PixelPipe, you will be happy to know that they have recently upgraded their Android App to allow one click publishing pictures taken from your in-phone camera.  Simply put, they have streamlined the services provided. When you take a picture, PixelPipe will now give you a ...

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CES 2010: Gesture Control Software for Android

GestureTek will announce at CES that its patented, award-winning software for gesture-based mobile device interaction now supports the Android operating system. The eyemo app uses the camera on a mobile device to sense and report device motion. The software is already enabled on multiple ...

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Future of Community (Android) ROM development

Paul O’Brien (Founder of MoDaCo) announced today a new and exiting way to get the MoDaCo Custom ROM. The Hero Kitchen will let you select what you want or not want in your ROM. For example, if you don’t use HTC Footprints, why letting it use space in your memory. In the past, it ...

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Is Google Serious About Maturing the Android Market?

With all the different seemingly conflicting reports about developers fleeing both the iPhone app store and the Android Market, the question remains Did you know you can advertise your app on AndroidGuys?

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Getting More Elbow Room

While the T-Mobile G1’s 320×480 screen is a luxury to those who developed apps for less-spacious screens, it always seems like you could use just a bit more room. Here are two tricks for clearing off some Android-supplied UI elements, so your activities can take up more space. First ...

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Too Many Bits for DDMS

If you’re like me, you do your Android development outside Eclipse and therefore rely upon the full range of the Android toolkit, from activitycreator through DDMS. And, if you’re like me, you just plopped a 64-bit Linux (Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid Ibex”) on a multi-core PC ...

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It’s In The Mail

Learn how to send an email from your Android app in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Tabs With Intents

See how to embed activities inside of tabs in an Android TabView, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Rotational Forces, Part Five

Learn how to have your application's screen be rotated just based on the position of the device, rather than based on the keyboard, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Rotational Forces, Part Four

Learn how to prevent Android from rotating your activity's UI, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Rotational Forces, Part Three

Learn yet another approach to handling rotation events in your Android application, in the conclusion of our three-part rotation series, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Rotational Forces, Part Two

Learn another approach to handling rotation events in your Android application, in part two of our three-part rotation series in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Rotational Forces…On Your Android App

Learn how opening the T-Mobile G1's sliding keyboard affects your Android application, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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