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Motorola Suing Former Executive Who Took Apple Job

Motorola is suing a former executive for allegedly violating a non-compete agreement. Mike Fenger quit Motorola in March as senior VP of...

Trying to Unring a Bell

There's a rather big stink right now concerning an interview we conducted with Mr. Orion a few weeks ago. Here's a quick recap...

Symbian CEO Wants to Work With Google on Mobile OSes?

Some odd things have happened in the tech industry over the years but this one seems stranger than fiction. Nigel Clifford, CEO of...

Android to Fend Off iPhone Using Great Wall of China?

What if Android could tap into that 1 billion potential mobile phone customers in China, while having little threat coming from the iPhone? Sounds...

Fancy ListViews, Part Two

In our last episode, we saw how to create Android ListViews that contain more than just a simple list of strings. In particular, we...

As Usual, Some Tech Bloggers Are Getting it Wrong

There's a pretty big stink right now about Google letting the top 50 entrants from the Android Developers Challenge get advance use of the...

Apple Could Fall Victim to Android Like They Did to Microsoft in the 80’s

There's an interesting commentary over at EETimes by Rick Merritt. The piece is called "Apple should clone the iPhone" and echoes a lot...

Will Sprint Nextel Turn Korean ?

There is another recent rumor spreading across the web about Sprint being ripe for a buyout or merger. It's not so much of...

34 Weeks of OHA: #25

Company Name: SkyPopHow the OHA site classifies them: Software CompanyWhat the OHA site says about them: Next generation services for mobile devices. What they do:...

Fancy ListViews, Part One

The classic Android ListView is a plain list of text -- solid but uninspiring. This is the first in a series of posts where...

Google Working on “Branded Mobile Phone” After All? [UPDATE]

Call this one "The Rumor That Wouldn't Die". It seems like every few weeks a new rumor sprouts up regarding Google and an...

He’s Going to be in Trouble

Jean-Baptiste Queru, a member of the Google Android Team, starts out a post in a July 11th posting on Google Groups with “I’m...

What is Google Lively and Why Does it Matter?

This week saw yet another Google product hit the virtual streets. This one, Lively, is one of those 20 per cent time projects....

Have a Mobile Trick You Want to Share? Put it on YouTube

Google Mobile launched a dedicated channel on YouTube last month called Mobile Tricks. It's for all of you guys and gals out there...

Inflation is a Good Thing

Before diving into the topic of creating fancy lists in Android, we need to take a short detour into some background material. If you...

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