Google I/O 2013

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Google I/O 2013 is set for May 15th-17th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.  Tickets for the event went on sale yesterday at 7am PDT, and were sold out within 50 minutes.  This author tried to get a ticket and did not accomplish that goal.  Google I/O is typically filled with Android news, Continue Reading…

Nexus S – All the Details – Specs and Galleries

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Looks like Google has setup a special web page for the Nexus S which details all the goods you want to know about the Nexus S.  Take a gander and let us know if you’ll be making a purchase on Dec 16th. Google

Nexus S with Gingerbread at Google Phone Pages

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The almost official Nexus S has now landed in it’s very own spot on Google’s phone web space.  It seems to be showing off all the features previously rumored.  While it’s not available for purchase yet, it looks like it’ll be T-Mobile 3G only.  At least for now, who knows if there will be an Continue Reading…

Android 3.0 via 7-Inch Tab

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In a short and sweet message, Android 3.0, dubbed Honeycomb, is said to be introduced via a Motorola built 7-inch tablet currently called the MOTOPAD according to mobile-review.com.  This is via their twitter account and they offer no other details or sources other than what they tweeted, so take that as you want to.  It Continue Reading…

RIP Nexus One Direct Purchase Program

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The Nexus One is no longer available direct from Google.  They have sold their last phone.  Don’t worry too much, there will be retails outlets, or so we’re told and Android developers will be able order an N1 from the developer website, again not yet, but maybe eventually.  It was a good run Google.  Thanks. Continue Reading…

Google Moving Away From Online Android Sales

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Google’s online Android/Nexus One sales page will be getting a make over.  Gone will be the direct to consumer cell phone sales page which currently is the only way to purchase a Nexus One cell phone.  It will be replaced with some general information about available Android phones around the world.  Don’t fret too much Continue Reading…

Should Google Buy Palm?

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In our recent profile of Palm WebOS, as we compared our favorite OS to Palm’s offering, we couldn’t help but notice a lot of similarities. More than that, there seem to be a lot of complementary features to the two OS’s; where one is weak, the other is strong. One area where Palm is weak Continue Reading…

Android 2.1 Breathes New Life Into Your Android

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After only a few days of using Android 2.1 on my Sprint CDMA Hero, I have to say, Android 2.1 is like a whole new experience on my phone.  If you are worried that you need to update to the latest hardware to fully enjoy Android, you are mistaken.  Yes, there are a few areas Continue Reading…

Revision 3 of Android NDK Adds OpenGL ES 2.0

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Android developers looking to utilize the NDK (Native Development Kit) can now download and use the third revision which supports some bug fixes and enhancements as well as a couple new features in Toolchain improvements and support for OpenGL ES 2.0.  The NDK allows developers to utilize native-code languages such as C++ for reusing existing Continue Reading…

Motorola Backflip – AT&T and Android Unite

Motorola Backflip – AT&T and Android Unite

Yesterday was the first day you could pick up your very own Android phone complete with AT&T service in tow.  The Motorola Backflip comes with MOTOBLUR inside and AT&T 3G service pushing all that social network data your way.  Was the wait for an AT&T powered Android phone worth it?  Or should you hold out Continue Reading…

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