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AlchemySnap: OCR & Photo Search for Android Handsets

We just received a tip from the makers of a forthcoming app called AlchemySnap.  With not much more than a paragraph and a 2-minute...

Palringo Launches its Multi-Service IM Application on Android Market

Another cool app has arrived in the Android Market in the form of Palringo. This application ties together many of the popular messaging and social...

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.

Acer’s “A1” to Arrive in Fall

You gotta love rumors that come across like "This comes from a guy, who knows a guy..."  Such is the case with the Acer...

NitroDesk Releases TouchDown with Push Email Support in the Android Market

NitroDesk Inc. announced that they have released the next generation of their TouchDown product as a priced application in the Android Market. The new...

Piecing Together Android Handset Rumors

We got an email from a reader yesterday, directing us to a post made originally on the TmoNews Forums*.  It's from a guy who...

Android Around the World: Italy Gets G1

Next stop on the G1 world tour - Italy!  Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) is the latest carrier to offer the Android handset commonly referred...

Preliminary News on ADC II

The first Android Developer Competition (ADC) was running a year ago. Get an initial glimpse into the second ADC in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

Podcast 004 – Interview with 1Cast

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Anthony Bontrager, CEO of 1Cast. I was able to snag him for a half hour and...

Samsung’s Omnia to Become an Entire Line of Phones, Include Android

For the time being, we need to file this under rumor.  A fun rumor, nonetheless.According to msmobiles, Samsung is not going to simply release...

You Tell Us: What is it About Android That You Like Most?

We're opening the Friday feedback up with a question that should get a whole gamut of answers.  Developers and fans alike can chime in...

Rich Miner, Venture Capitalist?

If you're familiar at all with the history of Android, you'll recognize the name Rich Miner.  If you're not, he's one of the co-founders...

Tether Your G1 and Share That 3G Speed!

Alright, so admittedly, this article isn't for everyone.  It's for the select few out there with G1's who live in a T-Mobile 3G market.Your...

Behold the Amazing Circle Zoom of the G2 Phone!

Did ya catch the circus announcer's tone from the headline?Check out the following video from CNET, which shows some of the new features coming...

Even T-Mobile Thinks the Android Market Needs Better Filters

Cole Brodman, T-Mobile's CTO, thinks the Android Market could use a little help on the filter and search side of things.Pointing to YouTube as...

T-Mobile offering free smartphones with new lines

T-Mobile is offering free smartphones to customers when adding a new line on its $40 per month per line Magenta tier and above.
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