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  • Android Community Week In Review: Week 8 2009

    The Android platform finally got entrance of paid applications into the market this week, which many believe will finally give Android the edge it needs to compete with other smart phones. Purchase and payment takes place through

    February 22, 2009 • Views: 232

  • T-Mobile G1 eats some Cupcake: Video demo

    With the furore over the HTC Magic, T-Mobile G1 owners might be wondering whether the halo has shifted from their original QWERTY handset to this new HTC usurper.  While the external hardware is obviously significantly altered,

    February 19, 2009 • Views: 362

  • Android Market Now Accepting Pay-For Applications

    According to an e-mail sent to registered Android developers, the Android market is now accepting submissions of paid-applications. Initially, the market will allow US buyers to purchase apps directly from their device

    February 13, 2009 • Views: 412

  • Moto Android-based eBook reference design: Video Demo

    The Moto Development Group have created an Android-based e-ink display, which could eventually become an e-book reader based on Google’s open-source platform.  The reference design uses an E-Ink Broadsheet development

    February 13, 2009 • Views: 494

  • Exclusive review: TeleNav GPS Navigation Service for T-Mobile G1 Android phone

    T-Mobile G1 owners will soon be able to use the feature-rich TeleNav GPS Navigator.  TeleNav made the official announcement this morning that their award winning software will be released on February 24th via their website, and

    February 12, 2009 • Views: 832

  • Samsung Android phone delayed until 2H 2009; no show at MWC

    Samsung will no longer be bringing an Android-based device to Mobile World Congress next week, and has reportedly delayed the release of its first Android smartphone to the second half of 2009.  The company was originally

    February 12, 2009 • Views: 587

  • Android Market to get paid apps this week?

    Paid applications will be arriving on the Android Market sometime this week, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.  The news – which would tie in with Google’s own public timescale of Q1 2009 – is

    February 11, 2009 • Views: 294

  • Google axed Android multitouch at Apple’s request

    Multitouch support was dropped from the Android platform, and therefore the T-Mobile G1, after Apple requested it not be included.  That’s the latest rumor, apparently confirmed by an unnamed Android team member, who

    February 10, 2009 • Views: 597

  • Archos Android-based Internet Media Tablet MID coming

    Archos have announced plans to develop an Internet Media Tablet that will use the Android platform for wireless connectivity, voice and applications.  Based on Texas Instruments’ OMAP 3 platform, the device – which

    February 9, 2009 • Views: 802

  • Android Community Week In Review: Week 6 2009

    The Android platform saw quite a bit of noteworthy news this week. The most notable was the release of RC-33, the latest update to the Android OS, pushed over-the-air to G1 devices. This update adds a few new features, though

    February 8, 2009 • Views: 490