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Sensory launches SDK for voice-free triggers that power Vlingo

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Enjoying that new Vlingo In Car app? Me too, and we have Sensory to thank for the pleasure. Sensory is the company that powers the new “Hey, Vlingo” feature, and it just released a new SDK for Android…

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Adobe bringing AIR 2.5 to Android, launch multi-app-store distribution service

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Adobe AIR has been on Android for less than a month, but an update is already in the pipeline. Adobe announced today that AIR 2.5 will be coming tablet, television, and smartphone products shipping at the end of t…

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Android Hacks

DROID X and DROID 2 make their way to 2Ghz speeds

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One of the coolest and best things that you can do to a rooted Android phone is install custom kernels and overclock the CPU to achieve faster processing speeds. Just the other day the G2 got its own impressive ove…

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TweetDeck CEO: Android development is not a nightmare

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Just a few minutes after posting about Andy Rubin’s comical dismissal of Steve Jobs’ anti-Android speech yesterday, readers pointed out another affected executive who has taken to Twitter to s…

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Rumors

Rumor: Android 3.0 Gingerbread possibly coming next week to developers, video calling a major feature?

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You have got to be careful with rumors, but anytime Gingerbread comes up we have to say something. According to the guys over at Android Police a “trusted source” has informed them that Android 3.0…

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Android takes over Texas, Toronto, and London in October

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Android will have a very busy month this October. In a fitting tribute to Android’s two year-anniversary as a consumer device, large droid-centric events will take place next month in Austin, Texas; To…

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Nexus One dev phone stock already depleted; how many developers are there?

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Google announced that it would stop selling the Nexus One directly, then revealed that it would continue to make the device available as a dev phone for people interested in building Android apps. It was a smart…

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More Android App Inventor invites going out to users

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I’ve been monitoring my Gmail accounts hoping that one of them would receive an invitation to Google App Inventor. Nothing has come my way so far, but I’m happy to report that a few of you are faring b…

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Nexus One is the new Android Developer phone, available for sale by Google

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The last of the Nexus One devices sold directly from Google were snatched up last month, meaning the only way for regular folks to get one are to purchase from carriers like Vodafone, secondhand from eBay or Crai…

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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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57% of Android Market apps are free, Android Market growing faster

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57% of Android Market apps are free, Android Market growing faster

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According to Distimo, an "app store analytics" provider, 57%of applications from the Android Market are free. This is compared to iPhone's only 25% and Blackberry's 24% of free applications in their app stores. Does this mean that the Android Market will eventually push developers away because of the lack of money making opportunities?

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Google to host Android Developer Lab at Mobile World Congress 2010

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Google to host Android Developer Lab at Mobile World Congress 2010

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Mobile World Congress is one of the biggest events for the mobile phone industry, so it’s only right that Android will have a prominent presence when MWC begins next month in Barcelona. Aside from the new…

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NAVTEQ and HTC sponsoring Android development contest

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NAVTEQ and HTC sponsoring Android development contest

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Android developers may want to consider entering the NAVTEQ 2010 Global LBS Challenge, an open competition with more than $8.2 million USD in prizes. Developers across the globe can enter the annual competit…

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Swebapps: An app development tool for the non-developer

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Swebapps: An app development tool for the non-developer

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A new service called Swebapps has recently launched and is offering an easy way for non-developers to build apps. First and foremost, I will point out that at this time the Swebapps service is limited to buildin…

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Appcelerator offers one-stop iPhone/Android development tool

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Appcelerator offers one-stop iPhone/Android development tool

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Want to know why Android doesn’t have as many games and apps available as the iPhone? Age and early adoption are the most obvious factors, but it’s also about the greatest motivator: money. Severa…

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