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Tweetdeck lives a little longer with Twitter API v1 extension

Just when I was starting to come to the sad realization that Tweetdeck was shutting down, and Twitter would be retiring their original v1 API on May 7th, we learn that they've extended the date. For those confused, many original legacy Twitter clients like the super popular Tweetdeck all run on v1, and once it's retired they'll no longer work. Twitter confirmed today they've delayed the retirement date.

Andy Rubin tweets new Android stats

If you are a big fan of Android operating system for your smartphone or tablet, you probably know who Andy Rubin is. Rubin was the geek who developed Android and then sold the OS to Google back in 2005. Rubin was also involved in the company Danger. Rubin has posted up a tweet with some interesting stats on how many Android devices are activated each day and the information is very interesting.

Android Community Daily Wrap Up: January 20 2011

Wacky day, wacky day. Today was full of apologies, hints at the future, and olive branches offered at the brink of all-out Android war. Take peeks at the oncoming wave of superphones coming out more than likely in the middle of next month at Mobile World Congress, see the phones that never will be (Sony much?), and get some sassy updates for the phones you've already got. A couple of Froyos if I remember right. Oh and the CEO of Google is stepping down. No big deal!

Verizon Bringing VCast Video to Android on Monday

There was a tweet sent yesterday by Philadelphia-area VZW rep Sheldon Jones, that said Verizon will be bringing its VCast Video service to their Android smart phones starting Monday. This is great news for all you Verizon Android owners. Whether you have a Devour or an Incredible, all of their Androids should receive this service.

Phones4U UK stocking the Nexus One on May 7th?

This is quite odd, Google has long since said the Nexus One will only be available online. But, According to a report featured on Mobile Magazine, Phones4U will carry Google’s Nexus One both on their website and in their retail stores across the United Kingdom. If this is correct they will be first to have a physical device for demonstration purposes and for sale.