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Beyond the G1: What’s Next for Android?

What happens in the land of Android after next week's announcements? What's further down the road for our new favorite operating system?

Op-Ed: We Have Met Android, And It Is Us

Device users don't buy "openness" – they buy benefits that they personally realize. And to that extent, Android will succeed or fail based on our efforts as developers. If openness is Android's strength, it is up to us to make that meaningful to ordinary people.

New Android Demo from London Event

An unexpected showing gives developers a sneak peak at the almost ready platform. From all indications, the handset used looks to be exactly what most are expecting this next few weeks.

HTC Touch HD Has Me Dreaming of Better Things to Come

HTC has me more excited than ever as their most recent handset gives a glimpse into the future. I can't help but start dreaming all over again.

Maps, ItemizedOverlay, and You!

Learn how to create interactive maps using the ItemizedOverlay class from the Android 0.9 SDK in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

We Made the NY Times!

Many of you Android enthusiasts might already be aware of this.  If you subscribe to the same bookmarks and RSS feeds, you probably saw...

Chrome Likely to Find its Way to Android Phones

This comes at no surprise to us, but Google co-founder Sergey Brin spoke at Chrome's launch event about a mobile version of Chrome for...

Android Photostream Sample Application

The Android Developers Blog has just announced a new sample application called Photostream that will be added to the apps-for-android project that Google has...

Chrome and Android Have Google’s Head in the Clouds

This time last year, the tech community was all abuzz with the rumors that Google was ready to put out a phone of their...

Layout Problems Redux: Hierarchy Viewer

In the previous Building 'Droids post, we went through an exercise of figuring out what was going wrong with a RelativeLayout used as rows...

WiMAX is Coming

We've been all over the unconfirmed Android news lately and inadvertently, we've pushed our other stuff aside.  Longtime AndroidGuys readers will recall that we...

Diagnosing Layout Problems

Yesterday, a post came over the transom on the Google Group, citing a problem in getting a RelativeLayout to work properly as a...

From Dream to Prototype…

When Andy Rubin demoed the first working Android model to a BBC reporter back in late February, he described it as:  "a reference design...

Android Market is Official

Although it's not much of a surprise to Android followers, Google formally announced that their application repository today. Dubbed "Android Market", it's exactly...

Mobile Linux Not Supporting the Desktop Version

Just recently, we were tipped off to some exciting and somewhat disappointing news regarding the HTC Dream. I've been reading through everyone's comments...

Prepaid battle: Which carrier offers the best $40 plan?

Which prepaid plan gets you the most bang for the buck at the $40 monthly budget? What do you get for the money and whose network does it use?

Best of CES 2020

Best of CES 2020

CES 2020 has come and gone, leaving a whole slew of new and interesting technology in its wake. We've gathered up our favorite products from the event.
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