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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich SDK is available today

Consumers might not be getting their hands on the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus until November, but developers can prepare for the new Ice Cream Sandwich right now. Google has posted the software development kit on the Android website for anyone and everyone to begin using. For non-developers, this means that as soon as you get a Galaxy Nexus or another Ice Cream Sandwich phone, apps that take advantage of the new OS features should be available.

Google I/O 2012 dates announced

The biggest Google event of the year, Google's I/O developer conference has just been announced for 2012. It will be held on April 24-25th and will most likely be just as amazingly awesome as the last. Hopefully this time around we get a bigger stage because tickets sold out in less than an hour for I/O 2011. It will take place at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco, California. Just in time for Easter you bet we'll be seeing plenty of hidden eggs and special treats from the G-men.

HTC recruiting event October 24th in Mountain View, looking to hire developers

Do you love Android and wish you could land a dream job developing for a company like HTC? Well this could be your chance. This month HTC is holding basically a job fair but they are calling it a developer recruiting event. On the 24th and 25th in Mountain View, CA the event will last 1 hour and HTC will be looking to fill various developer jobs in their Android and mobile teams. They want to meet and see some local talent and this could be the perfect opportunity for many of you developers out there.

Android Developers YouTube Channel Confirms Ice Cream Sandwich Launch

Well folks, would you look at this. The official Android Developers YouTube channel has now confirmed we will see Android 2.4 (or 4.0) Ice Cream Sandwich detailed at the CTIA Samsung Unpacked event next week. While this isn't a big surprise seeing it from the official channel makes it even more official. We will be seeing the next Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich next week, and we'll be there live to bring you all the details.

Sony Ericsson supports developers, teams up with CyanogenMod

Earlier this week we briefly mentioned the highly popular CyanogenMod 7 would be coming to a wide array of Sony Ericsson smartphones thanks to a group effort by the devs of Cyanogen and FreeXperia, today we have now learned we have one more to thank for the continued support -- Sony Ericsson. They've teamed with CM and FreeXperia and we have the details below.

All HTC Sensation Models Unlockable now at HTCDEV

The world rejoiced a few weeks ago when HTC first revealed that they'd be working closer with the 3rd party developer community, allowing the world the ability to unlock their device's bootloaders, resulting in the ability to hack the wave fantastic. Over at the HTCDEV webpage you're not able to see every single version of the HTC Sensation, including the Euro version, T-Mobile USA, Turkey, Arabic, and yes, even the Bouygues Telecom version. This along with the HTC EVO 3D make up the entirety of the unlockable bootloader library at HTCDEV. Will you unlock?

HP TouchPad Android 2.2.1 System Dump Files Now Available

The HP TouchPad has been getting a lot of attention as of late from the entire developer and Android communities. Once the TouchPad price dropped to $99 everyone started running wild with the hopes and dreams of one day soon running Android on said device. Just a day or two later we learned that Android ports were already under way and a few days later one was spotted running Android 2.2.1 out of the box, right from Best Buy.

HP TouchPad Getting Android 2.3 Gingerbread Port This Week?

The HP TouchPad was the extremely popular webOS tablet from HP this year right? No not really, but once HP announced that they were retiring the brand and they'd no longer continue with the TouchPad series it quickly because the hottest selling tablet I've seen in a while. Now that the HP TouchPad is extremely affordable at only $99 for the 16GB and $149 for the 32GB (if you can find them in stock anywhere let us know) they are now attracting tons of attention. Users everywhere are snagging them up hoping to soon run Android on the dual-core tablet.