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Android Person of the Year Nominee: Peter Chou

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Peter Chou CEO and COO, HTC Nominated because: He leads an Android pioneer and user favorite HTC lays claim to many firsts in Android, including supplying the first phone (G1), first device built for Google (Ne…

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Who is the Android Person of the Year?

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Android is on fire. With 300,000 phones sold every day and thousands of apps added each month, Google’s operating system clearly had one heck of a year. Of course, one cannot help but ask: who is responsib…

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Bring Tron Legacy to your Android homescreen with themes and wallpapers

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Tron is one of the quintessential geek films of history, and history is about to repeat itself when Tron Legacy debuts in theaters December 17. And while you might be too busy playing with your new Nexus S to care a…

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YouMail supercharges voicemail. We’re giving away 5 Free copies [CONTESTS]

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Voicemail is great for leaving messages when someone can’t answer their phone, but the receiver sometimes runs into limitations. YouMail is an Android app and phone service designed to break from thos…

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What’s 4G? Tell us and win a copy of Missing Sync for Android

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What is 4G and why should you care? Earlier today, we posted an article on T-Mobile’s decision to refer to HSPA+ as a 4G network in order to be more competitive against other carriers. Based on what we̵…

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I survived the Android Market Blackout, and all I got was this Android toy [CONTESTS]

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The Android Market crashed hard on October 28, 2010. A Twitter Search query of “Android Market down,” revealed that the problems started periodically for some as far back as October 24. However,…

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Android Devices

Barnes & Noble opens Nook Developer program: we’re not building app store, just enhancing book store

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Nook Color is more of an Android ereader with “extras” than it is an Android tablet. Barnes & Noble makes it clear that this is a reading device first and foremost. Naturally, they want apps that will enhance…

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Win a Free NDrive navigation license [CONTESTS]

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There’s been a lot of activity in the mobile phone mapping and navigation space recently. Let’s see if we can move that along even farther with another giveaway, this time for NDrive. NDrive is an a…

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Big Texas Android BBQ Recap

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The Android BBQ was originally conceived as a party that might attract 40 people to meet-up in Texas and put faces to the names they watched on Twitter, message boards, and Tinychat videos. That didn’t ha…

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Android Accessories

GelaSkins for the Motorola DROID [Accessory Reviews]

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If you are in the market to purchase a protective skin for you shiny-new Android phone, you may be extremely confused by all of the choices that are out there. These skins have been proven to be effective in protec…

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HTC EVO 4G Mega review: The Gift & The Curse

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In the interest of full disclosure, I must tell you that this review was written based on an HTC EVO 4G that was given to me for attending Google. The FTC requires that journalists and bloggers be upfront about fre…

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Manual Froyo update available, plus initial impressions

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Manual Froyo update available, plus initial impressions

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If you are sitting around wishing that your T-Mobile Nexus One had the latest Froyo update, you have a new option: update it yourself. Android Police has all the details on where to get the update and how to instal…

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Watch Google I/O keynote stream LIVE

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Watch Google I/O keynote stream LIVE

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Greetings from sunny California! I just arrived at the Moscone Center, the home of Google I/O 2010, Google’s annual developers conference. We expect to hear a number of big news today, ranging from Goog…

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Sprint EVO 4G: All your questions answered

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Sprint EVO 4G: All your questions answered

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I hit a massive amount of traffic on my way back from New York City, which is much cleaner than I remember, but I can now share with you my impressions of the HTC EVO 4G. I’m assuming by now you’ve learne…

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Google and Cyanogen comments imply task killer/manager apps are pointless

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Google and Cyanogen comments imply task killer/manager apps are pointless

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There’s a great deal of confusion about the way Android handles multitasking, says Android Software Engineer Dianne Hackborn. In a recent blog post, Hackborn clarifies that Android doesn’t re…

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