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Droid Eris Commercial – Verizon Still Taking Shots at Apple’s 3G Network [VIDEO]

Not to be deterred by a lawsuit, Verizon is still going hard on Apple for their network, or lack thereof.  The most recent example come from a commercial featuring the

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“I Know I Missed the iPhone, but Now I’m Taking my ‘Droid and Going Home!”

Yesterday I was watching football when I started to see a really good commercial, talking about everything the iPhone ISN’T.  I was sitting there saying, hey, all that stuff sounds

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The Last Shall Be First, and all that Jazz

In my daily inbox, I get tech updates from around the globe. I enjoy seeing the different trends and like to read what people think about the new stuff that

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A Familiar Situation

I write this today at the very real risk of further exposing my age. I’ve already divulged in articles past that I worked with Novell in the 90’s and have

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Don’t Hold Your Breath…

..because I don’t think we will ever see Google itself manufacture a handset for Android.  One of the pieces of buzz right now is how people are wishing that Google

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Confessions of an AndroidGuy

Hi, my name is Sam and I am an AndroidGuy. As reported last week, I received a shiny, black HTC myTouch 3G yesterday in the mail and it already has

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Why My G1 Qualifies as a “Smartbook”

My T-Mobile G1 is already a smartbook, is it not? Let me explain.  I can surf the web, check e-mail, download and listen to podcasts, keep up with facebook/Twitter friends,

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Who Has Best Google Voice Experience?

Rafe Needleman of cnet/Buzz Out Loud fame has put together a little head-to-head comparison for phones that run Google Voice. Guess who came out on top? To be fair, there

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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

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Loopt Now Available in the Android Market (PRESS RELEASE)

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2008 – Looptâ, an interoperable social mapping and communication service, announced that its service is launching today to consumers through the Android Market, Google’s

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AdWords Features Now Available for Android Specific Searches

Have you done a Google search on your G1 lately? Did you notice the first two results? They’re sponsored links, which means someone is putting up some money via AdWords,

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Android on iPhone is One, Giant Step Closer

Thanks to the guys over at blog.iphone-dev.org, Android is moving ever so close to being run on the iPhone.  Yesterday saw them announcing that they’ve reverse engineered the iPhone and

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Google Launches its Voice-Based Search on iPhone, G1 Must Wait

Google has done it again! They’ve launched a voice based search for the iPhone and the free app is rumoured to be available on the App store, at least some

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Android Could Soothe Microsoft’s Silverlight Itch

The boys from Redmond might see something in the boys from Mountain View that they weren’t able to see in the boys from Cupertino.

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iPhone and Android: Apples and Orchards

Android is less about open source or open communities or open markets or open systems, than it is about open opportunity. We need Android to succeed to ensure that open source, open markets, et. al. are a viable, not-too-crazy choice for people in the marketplace. This does not mean that “iPhone must die” or anything of the sort…