Happy 6th anniversary to Android and AndroidGuys

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Just a quick note to let everyone know about a little milestone that might be of interest. Today marks the 6th anniversary of the announcement of Android and the Open Handset Alliance. What’s more, it’s also the birthday of this site, AndroidGuys. I started AndroidGuys as a blogger ...

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Android turns 5 today!

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We, too, celebrate our five year anniversary.

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Android announced four years ago today

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Today is the 4 year anniversary of the announcement of Android, the Open Handset Alliance, and AndroidGuys.

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Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?

Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.

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The Astonishing Tribe Acquired by RIM, Will Honor Current Agreements [UPDATE]

One of the first headlines I came across this morning as I was having my coffee was that RIM had acquired The Astonishing Tribe (TAT). As some of you know, these guys were among the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance are were largely responsible for how Android looked and felt in ...

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VisualOn Joins the Open Handset Alliance Just in Time for Gingerbread

The Open Handset Alliance picks up another member today with the addition of VisualOn. The Silicon Valley-based company enable rich multimedia experiences on smart phones and will begin contributing to Android with the release of Gingerbread.

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Adobe AIR on the Android Platform

By Andy Rubin, Google VP of Engineering, Android Partnerships have been at the very heart of Android, the first truly open and comprehensive mobile platform, since we first introduced it with the Open Handset Alliance. Through close relationships with carriers, device manufacturers, developers, ...

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The Astonishing Tribe’s ‘TAT Home’ Pours Flavor All Over Vanilla Android Experience

One of the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance, The Astonishing Tribe, has just announced their new TAT Home in Barcelona.    Touted as a “gesture-powered 3D Home screen” for stock Android, it adds a gorgeous interface to base experience.  Using TAT Home, users can pull up ...

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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 Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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Motorola Zeppelin Looking Sexier as it Preps for Flight

The Motorola (XT800) Zeppelin is making its way to China Telecom come December 25th and will support both GSM and CDMA. In addition to dual connectivity, the latest specs (translated) put have the phone running an ARM Cortex A8 processor.  Other details list a 3.7-inch screen, 720p support, ...

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Sharp Getting on the Android Bandwagon

According to a company executive, Sharp Corp. plans to offer Android-based handsets in Japan as early as the first half of 2010. Masami Ohbatake made the announcement during a report on Wednesday although he didn’t specifically outline which carrier(s) will offer the handsets. The report ...

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ARM Making It Easier to Develop, Deploy ‘droid Devices

Open Handset Alliance member ARM, has created the Android Solutions Center to help make it easier for other companies to build Android-based handsets and devices.  There over 35 members involved in the ARM Connected Community working to bring about Android gadgets, including Archos, Texas ...

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Newbtorial: Hi I’m Android, Pleased to Meet You! (Part 1)

Okay, so this probably should have been Newbtorial edition number one, but not unlike most people who are engrossed in fanaticism over their favorite game, band, book, or you name it, I took for granted that most people know what Android is. How inconceivable that there could be some one out ...

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FixIt!: Android Devices

Yes, we are all very excited with the newly announced Android devices, but let’s step back for just a minute and take a look at what is obviously missing from most of the current and upcoming devices. Here is a short list of items for manufacturers to think about: Have you seen ...

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Via con Google

I’ve been pondering the “with Google” (WG) branding found on the back of the G1.  Was this in initial marketing move by Google to get awareness out there for Android,  letting people know who sponsored Android or is this a user interface issue wherewith your device without ...

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