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Nexus One: The Ballad of the Forgotten First Child

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I’ve had a good life. My parents gave me all the freedom in the world. They came together and made me beautiful and pure. I was allowed to use all of my gifts and show the world just how good I could be. My father always…

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Yet another taste of Gingerbread: the Nexus S live wallpapers (root only)

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Even before the release of the Android 2.3 source code, we’ve seen a port of the Gingerbread keyboard materialize, then the launcher was extracted and uploaded to the Market, and this time we’re present…

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LG will upgrade its Optimus One smartphones to Gingerbread, after all

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Earlier this week, one of the people running LG’s Facebook page made an ill-advised statement that Gingerbread requires a 1GHz processor. This non-existing prerequisite was then used as an excuse for not upg…

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Gingerbread launcher ported to Android 2.2 devices, now available in the Market

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Yesterday, most major Android blogs reported on the port of the Android 2.3 on-screen keyboard. It unfortunately turned out to be a bit unstable for some users, but the next ported app from Gingerbread is both m…

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Google: Gingerbread hardware needs are similar to Froyo

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Despite what you hear or read, Gingerbread does not require a 1 GHz processor in order to work. The LG Facebook page incorrectly stated that Gingerbread requires 1 GHZ or higher to run, but that response was late…

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New Google Maps Shows Limits of the Cloud

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More and more web apps are being created to take advantage of the ubiquity of the Internet these days. We’ve even seen the emergence of cloud gaming with the release of OnLive. And, as I’m writing th…

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Gingerbread ROMs Already Made for Eris and Evo

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It never takes the guys over at XDA very long, does it? First, we saw the Gingerbread keyboard pulled out and packaged for rooted phones. Now, we’re already getting Gingerbread ROMS coming out. Keep in mi…

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Gingerbread’s Dark Tones are a Call for AMOLED

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As I’ve said before, Google likes its Nexus line of phones to be the pacecar for the Android ecosystem. The Nexus One pushed forward processor speed, camera quality, and internal memory capacity, but on…

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Introducing Gingerbread SDK! OTA Update in a few weeks.

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Google has announced the Gingerbread SDK and feature set along with their Nexus S announcement, although as yet, the OTA update doesn’t seem to have been pushed out. At least, my Nexus One is still waitin…

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Introducing the Nexus S! Coming Dec. 16th.

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Google quietly posted a blog today officially announcing the Nexus S, the Gingerbread SDK, and the full Gingerbread feature list! The Nexus S will be available Decmber 16th at Best Buy stores in the US and Decem…

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NotionInk Adam Passes FCC and Outs Gingerbread for December 6th

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This weeks “Week-End Special” from Rohan Shravan, CEO and lead designer of Notion Ink, had some great news for those looking forward to the Notion Ink Adam and all of Android. In this week’s…

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Updated Android Market now features “Similar” tab, lets you browse related apps

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When I went to the Android Market on my HTC Desire today to see what’s new, I noticed that an additional tab called “Similar” had appeared next to the About and Comments tabs when viewing an app. The Market must hav…

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Gingerbread UI Shown Off in Cantonese Voice Search Video

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On November 23rd a video was posted at Google’s official GoogleinHK site to show off the Cantonese Google Voice Search app on iOS and Android. Somehow it hadn’t caught anyone’s attention u…

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Froyo Gains 10% in Latest Android OS Distribution

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New stats on the supposed “fragmentation” of Android have been released. As of December 1st, Android 1.5 and 1.6 combine to make up just under 17% of the platform distribution, leaving the other 8…

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Samsung Nexus S shows its new antennas to the FCC

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The hotly anticipated Nexus S – a device we’ve seen plenty of even though it hasn’t been announced yet, has reappeared at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The handset, also known as the Sams…

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