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Android Fragmentation: a real problem, developers say

04/04/2011, Google said at the previous Google IO that Android is not *that* fragmented, but many developers -86%- (according to Fortune and 250 developers surveyed) think that Android fragmentation is a real problem. First, let’s provide some context:...

doubleTwist lets Android users stream media to game consoles

02/15/2011, If you happen to own either an Xbox 360 or PS3 (or both) in addition to an Android-powered phone, you might be interested to check out doubleTwist – a new app for Google’s mobile operating system which functions in a similar manner to that of...

Trillian for Android – ’nuff said

12/16/2010, We do remember back in the day where Instant Messaging (IM) started to pick up, and there were a fair number of players in the market like Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Messenger (now Windows Live), ICQ, AOL Chat, mIRC, and Skype, opening up so many programs...

Verizon’s Exclusivity On Bing For Android Ends

11/12/2010, If you’re looking for alternative search apps for Android devices, you’ll be happy to hear that Bing’s exclusivity deal with Verizon has ended, meaning that the Android search app is now available to all Android users and can be easily...

Yahoo! Messenger on Android gets video chatting ability

11/10/2010, Video calls using 3G technology has been around for quite some time already, but we rarely see people use that, as most folks seem to rely on voice-to-voice communications more. Perhaps it is because you need to hold up the phone and talk using a...

Angry Birds For Android Hits 1M Downloads In A Single Day

10/18/2010, By now mobile gamers should already know of the insanely addictive Angry Birds game, and the Android version was recently released. In case you’re wondering how the response was, the company has managed to generate a million downloads for the game...

Lego Mindstorms robots controlled via Android app

10/12/2010, Who said that your Android-powered phone isn’t as versatile as its iOS-powered rival? Well, someone decided to come up with an Android app that allows you to control Lego Mindstorms robots, thanks to the free Mindstorms NXT app. Of course, you will...

Yahoo Finance App For Android Arrives

10/05/2010, Android users who can’t tear themselves away from financial information will be glad to hear that Yahoo has launched its new Yahoo Finance app for Android, making it easier to access the information on Yahoo’s finance site. At launch the app...

Amazon’s Android App Store Terms Get Leaked

09/29/2010, Though Amazon still hasn’t confirmed leaks about the book distributer’s plan on launching its own app store on Android devices alongside Google’s native Android Market, supposed terms for Amazon’s own app store on Android were...

Verizon Rolls Out Its V CAST Apps Android Store

09/14/2010, Could Android app stores be the next big thing? Verizon users who rock an Android-powered phone might have noticed a new tab within the Android Market, dubbed V CAST Apps. Word is going around that this store will soon be a standalone product that will be...

Android Finger Race App Gives Your Fingers A Treadmill Workout

09/10/2010, With so many apps out there, you often bump into a really strange one, and the Finger Race would probably fall into that category. This app is designed to be a mini-treadmill to give your fingers a workout, letting your fingers race for the fastest times...

PhoneTell: Android App with “Hard-to-Find” Phone Numbers

08/16/2010, Launched in May, PhoneTell is an Android app that allows users to search phone numbers across multiple sources such as the personal address book, Gmail, LinkedIn, Salesforce, Yelp, Yellow Pages, White Pages, and Bing. It is easy to find a restaurant near...

BioLock Android app hopes to make your Android device more secure

08/09/2010, Update: It seems that the BioLock app is fake, and it was never released to the masses. Sorry about it, guys! Sliding to unlock on your Android smartphone will soon be passe, thanks to Blue Planet Apps offering a newer dimension. We’re talking about...