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ASUS Transformer How-to and FAQ Video Round-Up

The teams have ASUS have been busy with the launch of devices like the ASUS EeePad Transformer tablet running on the greatest OS of all times -- Android! Recently for anyone that may follow them on Twitter (assuming you've not left for G+) you've probably seen the upwards of 10 or so videos they have posted recently all about the Transformer. Feel free to follow them at @ASUS, and us at @androids. Being the nice guy I am I've gathered them all right here just for your viewing pleasure.

Paid Android App Support Coming to 15 new countries

At the end of last week, Google sent out word to developers that paid Android app support will soon be available in more countries “over the next few weeks.” Strangely other than that, we did not get much information from Google. It took the app store analytics company Distimo to give us some real information regarding what countries are currently popping up with paid app support.

Droid Eris has been retired, Droid Incredible next?

Android 2.1 may be the last official update to the Eris from Verizon. They have decided to end support of the Eris, it was the launch partner of the original Droid. It’s still possible that HTC may choose to still support the handset but that is highly unlikely. If you want 2.2 on Eris you might want to root it or be satisfied with 2.1.

Barnes & Noble Introduces Nook Wi-Fi

If you’re into eReaders this is double the good news for you. Not only has Barnes & Noble introduced a new version of their Android powered Nook but they have lowered the price of their existing models. And to top it all off, they have added a new update that adds news features and allows you to have free AT&T hotspot service.

Nexus One + LEGO + Adobe AIR = Wireless Slot Car Gas Pedal

Things like this are just totally cool. Grant Skinner has figured out a way to allow his Nexus One to be used as a controller for these little race cars. By tilting the phone, the accelerometer in the phone is used to make the car accelerate at a predetermined speed. If you tilt it just a little, the car will go slow. Likewise, if you tilt it all the way down, the car will go faster.

Cincinnati Bell Blaze Has Been Rooted!!

The Cincinnati Bell Blaze has been rooted by AC’s own SeanFromIT. This is a great accomplishment given the fact that he had little to no help in the project. The Blaze is a regional carrier Android device and up until now it had almost no support by the dev community. Now that it’s rooted, custom ROM’s and recover images should follow. If you have Commtiva Z71, Vibo A688 or Orange Boston, these same instructions should work for your handset. Instructions on how to root your phone is after the break.

Swype Beta Now Open to All (Limited Time)

For the next few days Swype will be opening up its beta app for anyone with an Android phone that registers. Swype offers a new way to enter text by swiping your finger from letter to letter to input text. This keyboard has been responsible for some amazing text entry speeds.

SAMSUNG LAUNCHES GALAXY APOLLO ANDROID-POWERED SMARTPHONE WITH ORANGE: SPEC SHEET INCLUDED

According to a press release by Orange UK, the Galaxy Apollo will launch soon and will be exclusive to their network.  If you were hoping to get your hands on it and you’re not in an area that is supported by Orange UK, you may be out of luck for awhile. There is currently no unlocked version that I could find. This device is a mid-range Android handset and it can be you’re either on a Pay as You Go Plan or on contract.
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