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Google

Google releases Ice Cream Sandwich source code. Developers can download now.

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Google originally said that Ice Cream Sandwich would be open-sourced shortly after the release of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, but the code has actually been made public prior to the release of Google’s la…

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Android OS

Andy Rubin: Android is still open

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Andy Rubin is the VP of Engineering at Google. He’s also the man credited with getting the Android ball rolling and overseeing its earth-moving progress, so when he says something about Android, we tend…

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Android OS

Google locking down Android? No. I doubt we could be so lucky.

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Bloomberg reported today that Google is cracking the whip on Android phones, forcing companies to abide by anti-Android fragmentation clauses and not modify the Android experience too much. The Internet th…

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Android Person of the Year Nominee: Cyanogen

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Cyanogen Developer of popular custom ROM. Nominated because: He leads one of the most prolific custom ROM development teams From the Android BBQ (dammit, why didn’t I go?), to CyanogenMod 6 and 6.1, to a…

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Android

Steve Jobs questions Google’s openness, Andy Rubin counters in comical tweet

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Steve Jobs is running scared because of Android. We’ve always known that Jobs wasn’t a fan of Google’s mobile operating system, but he typically took a dismissive tone, patting Android on…

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Android App Reviews

Let your Android call out the name of who’s contacting you with SayMyName [App Reviews]

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Nokia’s Symbian powered handsets are able to say the name of who’s calling, all while playing the default ringtone. It lets you know who is giving you a ring without even having to look at your phone. An app that br…

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Android OS

STFU about Android and “open” [OPINION]

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There are times when discussions become sidetracked because the participating parties fail to understand or misappropriate the definition of key terms that affect the issue. Android is one of those cases be…

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Android News

HTC releases Android 2.2 source code for EVO 4G, Incredible, Aria, and Wildfire — geeks rejoice

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Modders and ROM developers are about to bury themselves in source code today and will chug six packs of Red Bull to stay up late into the night hacking away. HTC has released their valuable Android 2.2 source code…

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