Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III to come in “developer edition” for $599, comes with unlockable bootloader

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Now that Verizon has admitted that their iteration of the Samsung Galaxy S III will come with a locked bootloader, there are a lot of users that are very upset… and for good reason. A locked bootloader means saying goodbye to most of the aspects of Android that give it the open source ...

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean SDK now available for download

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Now that Google I/O is in full swing and Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) has been announced, the next step is to see some development. In keeping with this, Google has released the SDK to developers worldwide. The official release won’t come until July, but you can hit up the SDK right now. ...

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Evernote opens up 2nd annual Devcup competition

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I doubt there’s any developer (or any one, for that matter) that wouldn’t mind some extra money. To that end, I present to you Evernote’s second annual Devcup competition, put together by Evernote to encourage brainstorming and development using Evernote’s own API, with ...

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Galaxy S II on T-Mobile overclocked to 1.8GHz

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Love your T-Mo Galaxy S II, or simply green with envy at those who have one? Well, prepare to either fall further in love or turn a darker shade of green, as the GS II on T-Mobile has gotten some overclock love… 1.8GHz worth, to be exact. The CPU in the T-Mo SGS2 is a... Read More

Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets rooted, ready for developer onslaught

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The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is all the rage right now, and everyone knows it. Now, thanks to the infamous Paul O’Brien, this little gem has root access ready and waiting the second it hits your hot little hands. According to Paul, the genius headmaster behind MoDaCo, he’s got a root ...

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First Custom ROM Available for the XOOM!

Well it’s been quite a wait, but finally the first custom ROM for the Motorola Xoom is available.  You’ll have to head over at the XDA developers forum to grab it – thank member bigrushdog while you’re there. Team Tiamat (the same guys that brought us those blistering ...

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Android 3.1 SDK Overview

Google I/O is going strong, especially with all the awesome Android news that has been announced. Amidst all the excitement and sessions, Google has unleashed the Android 3.1 SDK, giving devs access to some exciting new functionality.  Read on after the break to find out more. Deals, Discounts, ...

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Confirmed: Google Launches In-App Billing for Developers to Test

We reported yesterday that Google was rolling out in-app purchases in developer dashboards according to a tweet from Hyperbees, and now we have official confirmation from the Android developer blog talking about the fact that Google has opened up the ability to test in-app purchases in advance ...

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Man This Video Makes me Want to Be a Dev….

The above video shows a new Exynos powered tablet device from Hard Kernel, a company dedicated to making development device kits for devs to get their hands on and develop apps for Samsung based processors.

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Final Honeycomb SDK is Live

You've been playing with the preview Honeycomb SDK for some time now, it's time to do the real job. Google has given the green light for the final Honeycomb SDK to go online, and here it is

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Got an App Idea? Apply at Google

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that according to "sources close to the company", Google is getting ready to hire a slew of Android app developers, building an in-house app lab to drive their Market push this upcoming fiscal year.

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Crystal Clear ROMs Developer Cvpcs Joins CyanogenMod Team

Cvpcs, developer of the GEM ROM, works on a ton of devices: Droid, Droid 2, Droid X, HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible. That's an awful lot for a lone developer, he's found it's easier and much less daunting to break up programming chores. Joining up with the CyanogenMod team will allow him an ...

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Project Elite v4 ROM:Sleek,Stable & Fast

Last week I came across a great ROM for Motorola Droid 1 (a.k.a. "OG Droid") tucked away in Droid Forums: Project Elite v4. Now, I usually flash the major ROM developers' work (Cyanogen, Bugless Beast, Chevy and the others on ROM Manger) because of their history, and pass up the new guys ...

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How To Modify .apk Files

The extension Google uses for Android applications may seem a bit complicated, but it really isn't. In fact, an .apk is nothing else than a .zip file disguised as an .apk. That makes things real simple.

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Developer Support for Sony’s Live View Growing!

In a world of amazingly powerful superphones that run my life, it seems that while some are pushing for the biggest screen possible, the best possible resolution so they can do EVERYTHING on their phone, I am looking to keep mine in my pocket. Bluetooth on the ear, tablet within reach, and a ...

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