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Android Games

Draw Something numbers nosedive. Has it been erased from your app drawer? [POLL]

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Draw Something‘s meteoric rise was nothing short of amazing. The Pictionary-copying game got rave reviews and managed more than 20 million downloads within five weeks of its February debut, which eve…

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Android App Reviews

Opinionaided makes mobile Q&A instant on new Android and iPhone app

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People often rely on the judgment of others when making decisions, but your friends aren’t always there to offer advice. Opinionaided organizes feedback from your friends – or a larger, public a…

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HTC

T-Mobile G2 available for pre-order right now. Will G1 owners finally upgrade? [POLL]

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The T-Mobile G2 is available for pre-order. Anyone willing to sign over their mobile life to T-Mobile USA for the next two years can get the successor to the G1 for $199 and ensure that they receive the phone by Oct…

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Android News

Will you sign-up for Hulu Plus if it still has ads?

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Last week we highlighted that Hulu Plus would likely come to Android soon based on comments from CEO Jason Kilar. The service costs $9.99, but still includes ads, something that might draw the ire of some Androi…

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HTC

Do you really care about a phone’s frame rate? [POLL]

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There’s a story going around that the HTC EVO frame rate is “capped” at 30 fps. There’s even talk that the Nexus One suffers the same fate. Who cares? Settle down, power users. I’m sure you’re…

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Firmware updates

How many updates do you expect on your Android phone?

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Today is Friday, which means it’s time for the weekly email from Android users upset about their phones not being updated. Seriously, I get these emails at least once a week even though I have zero involve…

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How interested are you in an Android tablet? [POLL]

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How interested are you in an Android tablet? [POLL]

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Let’s say I had an official tablet built by Google (or a partner), running Android, and on one of the nation’s largest mobile networks for data. Is that something you’d be interested in? Wel…

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When’s the last time you used voice and data at the same time?

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When’s the last time you used voice and data at the same time?

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AT&T has made a big deal of its users being able to use data and phone connections at the same time. I have that same function as a T-Mobile subscriber, but I honestly can’t remember the last time I neede…

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What’s your dream Android app or feature? [CONTESTS]

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What’s your dream Android app or feature? [CONTESTS]

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Everyone has a dream app or feature that they’d like to see on Android. As a sneaker fiend, I’d love to see an app that could highlight sneaker and clothing boutiques in any city. It would be a great feature to have d…

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Crazy or cool? Flurry estimates Android Market will have 150,000 apps in 2010

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Crazy or cool? Flurry estimates Android Market will have 150,000 apps in 2010

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The number of Android applications increased in 2009 from an issue of dozens to an issue of 20,000. Could we see apps skyrocket again in 2010? According to Flurry, the Android Market app total could reach as high…

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Android fails to conquer European smartphone market. What do European readers think about Android?

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Android fails to conquer European smartphone market. What do European readers think about Android?

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Androinica.com has quite a few European readers, so I’d like to pose this question to them: what do you think of Android? The reason I ask is because IDC released a report saying that Europeans are not too k…

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What do you think of the Android Developers Challenge Winners?

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What do you think of the Android Developers Challenge Winners?

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The Android Developers Challenge concluded yesterday and the winners of the cash prize and instant name recognition that come with it have been announced. Are you impressed or disappointed? When the winners…

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Are in-app purchases a good or bad thing for Android?

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Are in-app purchases a good or bad thing for Android?

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The Android Market currently doesn’t enable in-app purchases, but Chinese company Urbian works around that issue by linking to downloadable upgrades available in the Android Market. While its Andro…

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Common questions and answers for the Android beginner

Beginner's Guide to Android

Common questions and answers for the Android beginner

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There’s an Android phone in your hand and a desire in your heart to push that phone to the limit. The enticing Google Android operating system was too much for you to ignore, so let’s get to work answe…

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Can 3rd-party Android apps survive competition from an official app?

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Can 3rd-party Android apps survive competition from an official app?

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When the T-Mobile G1 debuted in October 2008, there were a number of features and services that were missing from the Android experience. People wanted to sync with their Exchange server, so Touchdown managed…

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