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Andy Rubin Talks Nexus One, Apple, Windows and Nokia

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Originally we were expecting the announcement of Gingerbread and the Nexus S to come from Android creator and ultimate guru Andy Rubin when he spoke at the opening of D: Dive into Mobile. Google jumped the gun on…

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Nielsen: Android and iPhone in dead heat for most desired phone

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Android or iPhone? iPhone or Android. There’s constant talk of which is better or more popular, and we get a new report every other month vacillating between the two systems as being tops. The latest repo…

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AT&T

AT&T early upgrade fee raised to $200…unless you want an iPhone

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Are you an AT&T customer eyeing a new phone for an early upgrade? Better start stacking those nickels because the price has more than doubled. AT&T has raised its early upgrade price from $75 to $200, so…

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According to Nielsen new smartphone buyers are going for Android

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I always love new charts and graphs that show off the love and overwhelming dominance of the Android platform. Nielsen today reported that according to last 6 months of data (10 months shown in charts), Android…

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Lifestyle

Tango brings “better” video calling for Android and iPhone

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Qik didn’t meet the needs of some; Fring didn’t live up to the hype for others. Tango has arrived on Android to provide another option for video calls. Tango Video Calls launched this week as the thi…

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Game-On: a look into OpenFeint’s push into Android and iOS gaming platform

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Aurora Feint is a small operation in terms of its employee roster. But when put in the context of scale that it could have on gaming on the Android platform, Aurora Feint is a conglomerate. Born out of a video game f…

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Google

Google corrects Steve Jobs; Android activation numbers don’t include upgrades

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You probably didn’t care to watch Apple’s music event today. If you missed it, long story short: new iPods, new iTunes, new Apple TV, and a new shot at Android. Jobs bragged at today’s press e…

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Facebook developer Joe Hewitt says Android is “horrendous” for development

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So that’s why it took so long to get a half-decent Android app out of Facebook. Joe Hewitt, the man who created the popular Facebook app for iPhone, and then quit over frustration with Apple’s review proce…

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Android App Reviews

PingChat! is like BBM for Android, BlackBerry, and iPhone

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Over the past week, several family members have marveled at my phone and then asked me what’s my BBM. Then I explain to them that BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) only works on BlackBerry phones, not Android. P…

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Android Phones

Fring brings cross-platform 3G video-calls on iPhone 4

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Even though we at Androinica.com often make little digs at the iPhone, we’re actually very pleased to see that Fring has shed some light on the Dark Side. Fring has updated its iPhone app to open up many of t…

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HTC-Nexus One

Nexus One blazes past iPhone 4 in browser benchmark test

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Some iPhone users called foul when Vic Gundotra claimed that Android 2.2 was much faster than the iPhone during his demo at Google I/O. “You can’t compare a new phone to an old one!” they scre…

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Android Apps

There’s an [Android] app for that #4

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iPhone Ad: “Family Travel” Today’s iPhone ad is titled “Family Travel.” If ever there was a great example of Apple’s marketing abilities, this is the one. The commerc…

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Opinion: Why 1.7 million iPhone sales = No big deal

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Opinion: Why 1.7 million iPhone sales = No big deal

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Many Android fans were awed and perhaps even aghast at the stunning sales figures for the iPhone 4. In just the past few days, Apple sold over 1.7 million phones. When you compare this with the “record-bre…

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Android Apps

There’s an [Android] app for that #3 (iOS 4 version!)

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As you probably already know, the iPhone 4 has lots of new features. So many, in fact, that I decided to skip a commercial and create a special iOS 4 version of “There’s an [Android] App for that.R…

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There’s an [Android] app for that #2

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As promised, here is the second installment in Androinica’s “There’s an [Android] app for that” series, in which I present one of the many iPhone commercials that you have seen on TV…

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