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NVIDIA releases SHIELD open source materials and recovery image

Devs, start your engines. NVIDIA has officially released both the open source materials and data, as well as the recovery image, for SHIELD. According to NVIDIA, this gaming system should

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Steve “Cyanogen” Kondik confirms bootloader is locked on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4

According to Steve Kondik in a recent Google+ update, the AT&T Galaxy S4 is confirmed to have a locked bootloader. In his post, he states: Yep, it’s confirmed. The AT&T

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Google urges developers to make “beautiful, powerful, successful” apps, allows devs to respond to user reviews in Play Store

with Google IO coming up soon, Google is focusing an extremely pinpointed light on their developers. The Android Developer Site has a brand new look to boot, and Google is

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Google may be accelerating development of their own voice assistant program

It goes without saying: Apple’s Siri is one of the main selling points of iOS. It just works, and it just works well. We know also that Google has been

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Mod to Android OS helps protect your privacy by giving your apps false information

We’re always, as users, on the lookout for more mobile security. The Technology Review¬†from MIT just did a piece on programs that are designed to keep your personal data away

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Tethras Takes Android Apps to the Global Level

Introducing Tethras, a new service that allows developers to translate their apps into over 40 different languages. This is sure to help some devs get their apps to a more broad audience.

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HTC Beats Audio API to Become Available to Developers

HTC’s got a fever, and the only prescription is more cowbell beats. When HTC gobbled up some stock in Beats by Dr. Dre, it had yet to be seen what

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich SDK now Available for Download

Are you a ROM developer? Tinkerer? Just a solid geek with a passion for Android? After tonight’s awesome Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and Samsung Galaxy Nexus announcements, the SDK

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Samsung Unveils Enterprise Alliance System for Enterprise Mobility Partners

Just after announcing SAFE (Samsung Approved for Enterprise) on 10/11/2011, Samsung has now unveiled their new Enterprise Alliance Program, an ecosystem for Samsung’s enterprise solution partners. The new program will

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Mockups2Android Lets you Design UI’s for Android in a Drag and Drop Interface

The above video gives a demonstration of a cool new utility for Android UI designers called Mockups2Android, giving a drag and drop environment for rapid design development. Reality Mechanic is the creator of this utility, and is offering a few demo on the Android Market.

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Root That Gingerbread Handset with “Gingerbreak”

For those of you enterprising souls that love to play around with the development side of Android, and are interested in different methods to root your Android device (doing so

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HTC Opening “Scribe” Tech to Third Party Devs

While the jury may still be out for some concerning the upcoming HTC Flyer/EVO View 4G and it’s Scribe powered pen, there is some exciting news as HTC has decided

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Root Tools: an Open Source Toolkit for Developers

Root Tools is a new open source project aimed at making life easier for developers of apps that require root. The library already includes about half a dozen methods, including

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Honeycomb Running on NookColor

The Barnes & Noble eReader has become a cost effective alternative to other Android tablets. Rooting the device allows for plenty of potential, including a working 3.0 version of Android.

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Mono for Android Open for Developer Testing

Attention developers! MonoDroid is now open for you to work with! ReadWriteWeb announced to us that the new version is free of the little bugs that the previous version had. For those not in the know, MonoDroid is a development stack for using C# and core .NET APIs to develop Android-based applications.