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Official Twitter App for Android Arrives!

We all knew this was coming… Twitter just announced the release of an official Twitter app.  It is only for Android version “2.1 and above” (hint for the upcoming 2.2?).

App Reviews

ThickButtons For Thick Fingers!

I’m a big dude. I’ve got big hands. There are times I miss my G1 and it’s hard keyboard (not bad enough to ditch the Nexus though). But, thanks to ThickButtons typing has just got a bit easier for those of us who are “less than delicate”. I’ve been switching back and forth between this keyboard and the beta Swype keyboard for the last few days.

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10 Android Apps You Need To Download NOW!

by Scotty Brown Have you ever seen one of those lists on a tech site giving you this list of apps that they claim are the end-all-be-all of lists? The

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Talk with Astraware

During my time at Mobile World Congress, I took the time to seat and talk with few companies involved with Android.  To kick things off, I spoke with members of

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PLEN Robot Controlled by Android [VIDEO]

Those of you with piles of cash might be interested in picking up a PLEN hobby robot for your desk.  The roughly 9″ tall “droid” can be controlled via Bluetooth,

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Unofficial Count Has Android Market Hovering Near 25,000 Apps

It has been barely a month  since we talked about the number of apps unofficially hitting the 20,000 mark and we’re ready for another milestone.  At some point in the

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FixIt!: Google Calendar and time zones

One of the best features of Android is the integration with Google’s services. If you are using Gmail and Google Calendar, you will like the fact that everything will be

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FixIt!: Users

There are 4 main elements that make a successful platform: 1. great evolutionary hardware, 2. opened operative system, 3. lots of smart developers and finally 4. an enthusiastic bunch of users.

App Reviews

App Review: Market Suggest

Market Suggest, brought to us by AndroidLib, is a new way to discover great Android apps. It looks and feels similar to the default Market app, but it provides many

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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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Nook Hacks Continue with Working Browser

I’ve come to the conclusion that the guys over at NookDevs just don’t sleep.  I was  getting ready to head off to la-la land when I saw a tweet that

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Evernote Arrives for Android

The ever popular note-taking/idea capturing/inspiration grabbing service, Evernote, has announced that their Android app is available!  If you’re looking for a way to store and access your photos, notes, and

App Reviews

App Review: Vibrate During Meetings

Vibrate During Meetings (VDM) is a clever, yet simple widget that will automatically change your phone settings to put your phone into vibrate mode.  Now I know there are plenty

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Leaving T-Mobile Behind for Verizon Droid

Anyone following the invasion of the Droid can see a plethora of reviews on PhoneDog, Gizmodo, Boy Genius Report among others.  So I will spare you the redundancy since those

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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