MapQuest Jumps on the Android Bandwagon

So MapQuest has decided to throw it's hat into the Android ring, and offer an app for Android based handsets and tablets that have GPS capabilities. If you use Google Maps, it can be hard to imagine why anyone would try to take on Maps at it's own game. The answer? Maps navigation does not work ...

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Each of us is $6 in Google’s Pocket; $10 in 2012

We all know that Google doesn’t make Android out of the goodness of its heart; it’s trying to make some money on the deal. And since it’s not selling the OS, that money comes from mobile advertising. Now, an analyst has made a calculation of just how much ad revenue Google is ...

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Google IO registration

I'm still sitting in my chair, shaking. I haven't feel this way since I bought my lucky ticket to see Rolling Stones back in 2005. Yes, I did it - I will go to Google IO 2011! But why in age of the "cloud" it had to be such an awful, painful experience?

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The End Of The Road For Google Buzz?

Since its highly controversial release back in February of 2010, Google Buzz has failed to attract a fair share of positive spotlight. In fact, besides Buzz’s deep Gmail and Maps integration, the service doesn’t really bring anything truly unique to the table. For the social service ...

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OMG!!! I Can Check In Using Latitude….Yeah We Aren’t Shocked Either

You could see this coming a mile away, but it is news nonetheless. Google has added check in functionality into Latitude through the Maps app on your Android powered device. A quote from ...

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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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Google Announces Android Event For Wednesday, Feb. 2

“A Taste of What’s New from Android” is the headline of an email Google sent to press today. They are hosting an Android-specific event this coming Wednesday, February 2, in Mountain View. The event will feature “an in-depth look at Honeycomb, Android ecosystem news, and ...

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Google Launches a Weather Web App, Sliders Included

Google announced the launch of a weather web app yesterday for Android and iPhone. It is accessible by simply searching "weather" on google.com in your device's browser. The web app displays basic information about the weather in a chosen location, or the user can use GPS to find their location ...

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Larry Page to Become Google CEO

Everyone who uses our beloved Android also has at least some affinity towards Google. Well, a bombshell of Google news dropped today: Eric Schimdt will step aside as CEO of Google to become the Executive Chairman.

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Dan Morill: No Minimum Requirements for Honeycomb

Rejoice, folks. This tweet from Dan Morrill, Android Open Source & Compatibility Tech lead,  means more than meets the eye. This officially opens up all possibilities for custom ROM makers, as there aren’t any minimum processor requirements for Honeycomb. Before you worry that this ...

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T-Mobile and LG Announce G-Slate 4G Honeycomb Tablet

With all the excitement surrounding tablets at CES, it’s no wonder everyone wants in on the action. T-Mobile has just announced via Twitter that it will be bringing the world its first 4G equipped Honeycomb tablet. Dubbed the G-Slate, this LG tablet will run Android 3.0 and be equipped ...

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Rumor: Google Working on Mobile Payments System

Many of us are still toting around a “Geroge Costanza” wallet.  We have credit cards, store loyalty cards, gift cards from the holidays, cash, and many other things.  Well, now there may be a good chance that this sort of scenario will be going by the wayside in the not too distant ...

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Early Build of the Next-Gen Android Music Player Leaks

Well, well, well...what have we here? Remember that amazing Google Music app that was teased at Google I/O earlier this year? It looks as if that app has been leaked onto the web by johnnie93 of the XDA-Developers forum.

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Us 2.0

After re-reading this post about Joshua Topolsky’s pitch for a “Continuous Client” and the with recent developments of Google’s announcements of Chrome OS and Android 2.3/3.0, I believe we are just on the edge of Convergence Overlook.  Google is creating two branches of ...

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Verizon Droid Pro Review: Business in the Front/Party in the Back

Finally, I think I have found the phone for me.  No it doesn’t sport dual-core water cooled processors or even a large 1080p display.  But what it does have, it has in spades.  And to prove it, I have moved from the mighty Droid X to the Pro as a daily driver and it has... Read More