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Skyfire reaches 1 million downloads, now supports more handsets

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Android browser app Skyfire has done very well since it was first released a few months ago. Skyfire has become so popular that the app has crossed the one million downloads threshold, putting in the top .02 perc…

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Fennec: Firefox for Android Alpha Review

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Mozilla recognizes mobile as the next frontier in the competitive browser market, so it’s jumping into the fray with an Android app. Fennec is the mobile version of Firefox, and it’s now available as an alpha. K…

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Android Tricks

How to Manually Rearrange the Order of Your Browser Bookmarks

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In the Android Internet browser, you can sort your bookmarks by how often you use them, by their date and in classic alphabetical order. You can access this option by going to the browser’s Bookmarks scre…

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Skyfire says who needs Flash on Android? Our app is better.

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The world is waiting on Android 2.2 and Flash in order to access the web’s video content, but Skyfire claims you don’t need to wait. Instead, they’re encouraging people to join the 500,000-…

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Do HTC Sense phones store secret screenshots? Sort of.

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UPDATE: I’ve tested this on four EVO’s and haven’t seen this problem occur, but some users are reporting that they are also seeing it happen on their device. If it does happen on your phone, b…

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Tips: Froyo can send links from desktop to Android browser

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Tips: Froyo can send links from desktop to Android browser

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Google’s Cloud to Device Messaging for Android 2.2 seemed like a no-brainer when demo’d at Google I/O. A feature that allows you to discover content on the web and then send it to your phone; how did anyone…

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Skyfire coming to Android via purchase of Steel browser creator

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Skyfire coming to Android via purchase of Steel browser creator

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If your first smartphone was Android-based, you probably don’t know much about Skyfire. But for those of us who migrated from Windows Mobile or S60, you know it was one of the best web browser alternative…

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Opera CEO says Opera Mobile is coming to Android

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Opera CEO says Opera Mobile is coming to Android

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Opera Mobile is coming to Android, according to Opera Software CEO Jon von Tetzchner. In an interview with PCMag, von Tetzchner said, “Yes, we are working on an Android version,” when speaking of…

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iGoogle optimized for Android

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iGoogle optimized for Android

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Yet another Google mobile product has been updated this week. This time, it’s iGoogle getting a function and design facelift. iGoogle has a new beta version for Android devices that is optimized for spe…

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T-Mobile G1 supports Gmail.com shortcuts in browser

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T-Mobile G1 supports Gmail.com shortcuts in browser

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T-Mobile G1 owners who use Gmail in the web browser should notice some new tricks available. Google has announced that not only does the mobile version of Gmail.com now have faster auto-completion, thereR…

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Cupcake update underway, what’s cool about it?

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Cupcake update underway, what’s cool about it?

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Cupcake is coming. For real this time. If you haven’t already installed Cupcake manually, you’ll be happy to know that a number of T-Mobile USA subscribers are reporting getting an over the air up…

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Google Product search plays nicer with Android

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Google Product search plays nicer with Android

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Google Product Search for Mobile is open for business, geared towards Android and iPhone users. The Android-friendly version of Google Product search now supplies quick access to product reviews and price c…

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Android Cupcake 1.5 video preview (#android)

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Android Cupcake 1.5 video preview (#android)

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After Google released a preview of the Android 1.5 SDK earlier this week, Android fans learned about some of the new features that they would get in the next version of Android. Enhanced web browsing, graphic ch…

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Google improves search results page display on Android

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Google improves search results page display on Android

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If you’ve been running errands or just plain curious today, you probably ran a search through a mobile phone and noticed that Google’s search results page has a new look. The innovators in Mountain View, Califo…

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Hackers enable autorotate for G1 browser

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Hackers enable autorotate for G1 browser

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Providing a fix for an irritant that has been calling out to be corrected, a post on Android Unleashed provides instructions for a hack that enables autorotate in the browser based on the orientation sensor. Th…

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