Google Voice Being Tested on PC’s at the ‘plex!

Here’s some exciting news  for you Google Voice users.  TechCrunch is reporting that Google is testing Voice on PC’s, allowing employees to make calls via their desktops.  This is a departure from having to link Google Voice numbers to an actual mobile phone or landline. Google is ...

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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 reading all I could about the Nexus One, what kind of impact that it was going to have on the smartphone market, and ...

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Eating My Words Never Tasted so Good!

And of course, I would be talking about the Nexus One, the most glorious Android phone to date.  About four months ago, I wrote an article called, “Don’t Hold Your Breath…”, talking about the fact that I really did not see Google trying to get into the phone market ...

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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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GUEST POST: Let’s Make an Android App

The following is a guest post from Carl Whalley of Android Academy.  Based in the UK, they’re doing their part to raise Android awareness across the pond.  After you are done reading through this article, we recommend heading over to their site and checking them out.  If you’re ...

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7 Steps to Fix The Android Market

There is no mistaking it.  The Android Market needs help.  As more apps are added,  and the Android user base grows, the complaints about its shortcomings are keeping step.  I’ve seen both developers and Android fans alike chime in with ways they feel it could be improved. I’ve ...

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Ask Not What Android Can Do For You…

In a sea of "desired features, improvements, and upgrades you would desire to see in a future Android release", we have lots of people asking what Android can do for them. What we need are more people asking what they can do for Android.

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Getting More Elbow Room

While the T-Mobile G1’s 320×480 screen is a luxury to those who developed apps for less-spacious screens, it always seems like you could use just a bit more room. Here are two tricks for clearing off some Android-supplied UI elements, so your activities can take up more space. First ...

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T-Mobile: Looking For A Few Good Coders…And More!

T-Mobile is building up a substantial team of Android developers, architects, and QA engineers to help propel the T-Mobile G1 and tackle the cutting edge of tomorrow’s coolest products and services. So, if you have mobile industry engineering experience and want to get in on the ground ...

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Too Many Bits for DDMS

If you’re like me, you do your Android development outside Eclipse and therefore rely upon the full range of the Android toolkit, from activitycreator through DDMS. And, if you’re like me, you just plopped a 64-bit Linux (Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid Ibex”) on a multi-core PC ...

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It’s In The Mail

Learn how to send an email from your Android app in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Tabs With Intents

See how to embed activities inside of tabs in an Android TabView, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Rotational Forces, Part Five

Learn how to have your application's screen be rotated just based on the position of the device, rather than based on the keyboard, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Rotational Forces, Part Four

Learn how to prevent Android from rotating your activity's UI, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Enabling the Ecosystem: Mogees, Part Two

This post, following yesterday’s Part One, continues our interview with David Li, CEO and co-founder of Mogees. AG: Does Mogees’ SDK come with anything to help users understand what they have and have not paid for in a certain app, or across all Mogees apps on their device? DL: The ...

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