Hey Trent… Bring the App to Android!

I have to admit it – when Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails announced their nin: access app for iPhone, I was jealous. Here was one of my favorite, forward thinking people and bands putting out a mobile application that pushed the boundaries of fan and artist interaction. I wanted that for ...

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Far EasTone to Drop a Pair of Android Handsets in ’09

Google’s decision to set up camp in Taiwan is looking better all the time.  Wanting to work closer with members of the Open Handset Alliance and further Android, it appears that this is exactly what is happening.  Today, PC World is reporting that Taiwanese Far EasTone is working with a ...

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Google I/O to Offer Plenty of Android Tutorials, Surprises

Dan Morrill has been talking up Google I/O quite a bit lately, and for good reason.  It’s shaping up to be the event of the year for Android, in terms of developer help. The annual conference is Google’s largest developer gathering and includes sessions on working with various ...

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Getting to Know the Samsung i7500 (PHOTOS)

It didn’t take long to go from rumor to press release – the Samsung i7500 is officially headed to Europe this June.  It’s a beautiful looking phone that has a lot of Samsung feel to it, but what about the stuff inside?  Oh… That’s even better!

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Rumor: i7500 to Be First Samsung Android Handset

A few weeks back we reported that the first Samsung handset to run Android was going to be the S8000.  Today we’re hearing that the i7500 is said to be the phone to get that honor.

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1 Million G1’s Sold in First 6 Months

T-Mobile’s 3G network might not have near the footprint that other companies have, but that isn’t stopping the G1 from selling well.  After 6 months on the streets, the G1 has gone on to sell 1 million units in the US. This is a rather impressive figure for a number of reasons. 

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Dan Morill Talks Future Proofing Apps on Eve of Google I/O

The biggest Android event of the year is coming in a matter of weeks.  Google I/O is a “gathering focused on pushing the boundaries of web applications using Google and open web technologies. Google engineers and web development leaders will lead you through two days full of in-depth ...

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Dianne Hackborn Talks Soft Keyboards for Android 1.5

We have to be getting close to dropping the full Android 1.5 SDK on developers.  It’s either that or we’re going to see the platform updated soon. The Android Developers blog was updated late last night with an article from Dianne Hackborne.  This time around, the topic is ...

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Google’s Schmidt: “Quite Significant” Announcements Involving Several New Pieces of Hardware This Year (Update)

With the first quarter numbers coming in for Google, the natural tendency is to look at what might help improve things.  It’s not like things are terrible, but they could always be better. The AP has an article up today which details the recent earnings for Mountain View-based Google.  ...

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Comparing the Google and HTC Builds for the Magic

Nick Gray of HTCSource put together two very thorugh looks at the new Android builds coming from Google and HTC.  He rooted his G1 some time ago and has been since playing around with various versions of Android. Gray notes some of the subtle differences between the two and points out things ...

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First Pics of UI Changes in Android 1.5

While everyone is getting amped up about the new features set to debut in Android 1.5, we’re equally excited about the enhancements to current ones. As promised on Monday, the Android Developers Blog is starting to unveil some of the changes coming in the updated OS.  First up is Romain ...

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Ãœbermind Announces iLightr for Android

SEATTLE, Washington — March 31, 2009 — Übermind, Inc., the makers of iLightr, one of the most popular lighter simulation applications available on the iPhone, today unveiled a version of their application for the Android platform. With support for the iPhone, iPod touch, and now Android, ...

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Gmail Experience Improves for Android, Adds a Floaty Bar

The guys behind the Google Mobile team have made some nice improvements to the Gmail experience for both Android and iPhone.  The subtle enhancements come in the form of faster loading and offline reading and composition but the best part is the “floaty bar” that slides up and down ...

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Documents To Go and RoadSync Beta Now Available

T-mobile G1 and Vodafone HTC Magic customers can now view, edit and create Microsoft Word and Excel files plus sync Exchange Server e-mail, contacts and attachments Milford, CT, April 2, 2009 – DataViz®, Inc., a Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner and leading provider of Microsoft Office ...

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A Few More Cupcake Images Emerge (CTIA)

The boys over at MobileCrunch have scored some first hand photos of Cupcake running on the HTC Magic.  The images show some of the new features and enhancements coming from Google and pals.  Some are more subtle than others.

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