Dec 1st, 2009

Just wanted to give you guys a quick roundup of a couple things that I’ve seen across the interwebz lately. Give it a quick skim over and – as per usual – if you have anything to say about it feel free to check out that “Leave a Comment” box down there. ;)

Enjoy!

Android.com

As the guys over at AndroidandMe pointed out yesterday, Android.com got a bit of a makover.

androidsitePretty, huh?

DivX Playback Support

The same crew also mentions divx support on the way, starting with the LG GW620, LG’s first Android handset.

“DivX technology produces highly compressed video that requires minimal storage for the highest quality media experience on a mobile platform. In fact, a standard definition movie can be compressed into just 1GB using DivX technology; a size that can easily be stored on a mobile phone for viewing anytime, anywhere.

The LG GW620 is LG’s first Android-powered smartphone. Consumers can watch DivX videos on its 3-inch, 320×480 resolution touch screen. It is currently available in North America and Europe.”

…read more.

Droid Nearing 1,000,000

“It comes as no surprise to us that the Motorola DROID has been seeing some really successful sales numbers since its release. As a matter of fact, it is getting mighty close to its target of finding one million hands by the end of the fourth quarter. Actual sales figures are reported to be somewhere in the neighborhood of 700,000 to 800,000 devices sold, which is nearing Verizon and Motorola’s goal and already well over analyst predictions.”

..read more at BGR.

Loalytics give Android devs real-time insights with Vertica

Localytics provides a mobile analytics solution that gives app developers real-time dashboards and the deepest insights into how customers use their applications so they can quickly test new strategies to drive sales, drill-down into their users’ experiences and deliver a more successful mobile app, thanks in part to Vertica.

Boston-based Localytics is using the Vertica Analytic Database on the Cloud to power its real-time mobile analytics platform for iPhone, BlackBerry and Android applications. Other systems like Windows Mobile, Palm Pre and Symbian will be supported soon. The platform enables developers to quickly identify opportunities and problems by analyzing all facets of how consumers use their mobile apps.”

…Full Press Release.

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There is a demo available here.  What do ya think?

Update: It looks like there’s a Motoblur update available for the CLIQ – through system updates on the phone. Version 1.1.4 to 1.1.31

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