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LevelUp Studio Drops Massive Updates into Beautiful Widgets 3.3, New Skin SDK

LevelUp Studio continues to improve their popular Beautiful Widgets application for Android, adding tons of new features. On top of that, a new skin SDK makes it easier than ever for developers to create and share their own unique user experiences.

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Facebook Feed, Scrollable Widget Added to Pulse for Android

Alphonso Labs has issued a new update to their Pulse News for Android application today.  Listed as v1.6 , the 99¢ app features a Facebook feed and scrollable home screen widget. Additional features

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Yahoo! Announces Mail and Messenger for Android 2.0 Devices

Yahoo! has released their first two Android titles today, Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! Messenger.  In addition, they’ve also rolled out a widget for Yahoo! Search.  This is good news for

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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

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The 2010 NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge

Remember back a few weeks, when HTC issued a C&D to LevelUpStudio to remove Beautiful Widgets, because it was too similar to their Sense UI widgets? Well, now HTC is

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NewsRoom is an RSS Beauty and Beast

I recently learned of a new RSS reader for Android called NewsRoom.  Since I rarely rely on bookmarked websites anymore, I like to have content readily available via RSS.  While

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Beautiful Widgets Are Back

A few days ago, HTC served LevelUp studios a cease and desist order regarding their Beautiful Widgets. The company claimed that the Beautiful Widgets were too similar their own, which

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HTC Offering Widgets in Android Market for Sense UI Handsets

Listen up Hero and Droid Eris owners!  HTC has just uploaded 4 new widgets for those of you with Sense UI on your Android phones.  Could this be the signal

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HTC Hits LevelUpStudio With C&D Over ‘Beautiful Widgets’

HTC has sent the dreaded cease and desist order to LevelUpStudio over their Beautiful Widgets application for Android handsets.  According to a few tweets from the company, the problem likely

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Clean Up Your Android Desktop with ‘Apps Organizer’

Are you finding yourself filling up most or all of your Android desktop screens with shortcuts and widgets?  Those with the “stock” Android experience will tell you it’s pretty easy

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App Review: QSB Add-Ons

I am a big fan of applications that do a lot and need little to do it–basically, high-impact, low-maintenance apps If you are like me you will enjoy the QSB

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What’s on your FlyScreen?

Ok, now that the dust has settled and FlyScreen is firm, fit and ready for install it’s time to share what you’re FlyScreening! Incidentally, there is no truth to the

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I Could do Widgout It…

There is a rather familiar phenomenon in life where we want something… we want it really, really bad. Then we get it.

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Jeff Sharkey Talks Widgets for Android 1.5

Today, the official Android Developers blog was updated with an article from Jeff Sharkey with information on Android 1.5 and what to expect in the way of widgets.  Written for

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Dear Santa: Please Bring Me Widgets

The second part of the Android Developers Challenge should be getting off the ground before too long and I have a little Christmas wish to go with it.  Please release