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Inventor of Cellphone Dumps IPhone, Embraces Android

It turns out that Martin Cooper, the man who invented the cell phone, is the proud owner of a Motorola Droid!  In a story which aired on C-SPAN,  Martin discussed

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Google Gets Social With New “Google Buzz”

Today, February 9th, 2010, Google has yet another release for us(Android Users) that extends the abilities of your Android Device and Gmail account. This free service is called Google Buzz

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SPOILER ALERT: Nexus One Beats iPhone 3GS in CNET Prizefight [VIDEO]

Over the last few years, many phones have been thrown in a head-to-head matchup with Apple’s iPhone.  We’ve yet to see a device come along and dethrone the current king

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Opinions From an Apple & Google Fanboy

There has been plenty of spilled ink (and pixels) surrounding products released over the past few years by Google and Apple with both putting   out game changers or a iWhatever

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Mimic Android Lock Screen? There’s an App for That

Android apps sometimes get a bad rap for trying to emulate features found in existing iPhone functionality or applications.  This time around, it’s Apple devs who mimic Android.  Check out

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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

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Mplayit: “‘How Many Apps?’ is Wrong Question

I show my G1 off to a lot of people.  I love to wow them with cool apps like Google Sky Map, Plink Art, and Shop Savy.  Invariably the question

Hardware Reviews

The Android Army is Rising

In a humorous article from David Pogue of the New York Times, it seems that the “Android Army” is rising to meet any naysaying about the Nexus One or the

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Navigon’s MobileNavigator to Hit Android (and Windows) Handsets

Navigon has announced the coming arrival of their MobileNavigator for both Android and Windows based phones. The program originally launched on the iPhone where it is one of the more

Reviews

Android Book Review: Android Wireless Application Development

While in Indigo Book Store the other day I took a stroll through the Wireless Application Development for Dummies section. Surprisingly this is a growing section with many books on

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Future Smart Phone Buyers Considering Android Over Palm, Windows Mobile, and Blackberry

A new survey from ChangeWave research indicates that future smart phone buyers are considering Android than that of Palm, Windows, and Blackberry.  Only three months ago, Android was last place

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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

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Android and Apple: A ‘Cord’ial Encounter

During a subway ride to work, I was smacked in the face with an abominable, sacrilegious image that rocked me to my core. To my right sat a young man

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A Poor Man’s App Store?

A year ago, as awesome as Android 1.0 was, it had a whole lot of warts. Today, with much better hardware running Android 2.0, the wider geek world is coming

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iPhone or Droid? [COMIC]

This one’s so much better than the last one I posted (see Darth Droid Meets the iPhone). Hope you enjoy it! Oh, and if you haven’t already, you should totally