Things We Missed, You Shouldn’t [Jan. 28]


Another day, another Android. Dig into the leftovers below.

  • The Serval Project is making strides to bring connected networks to areas where infrastructure doesn’t exist. Could be the future for emergency communications in the wild.
  • The iPhone Top Chart app will make recent converts or fans of the Apple App Store happy. It uses Apple’s top rankings to locate the same or similar apps in the Android Market.
  • HTC has released source code for both the EVO Shift 4G and for the MyTouch 3G’s Froyo build. Get it at their developer center.
  • The Samsung Gem is now available for regional carrier Bluegrass Cellular for $59 on contract and $205. They’re based in Kentucky.
  • Beautiful Widgets has hit version 3.3, adding features to make widget customization easier. It also adds a bunch of new toggle settings. Find it in the Android market for $2.04.
  • Advent has released the source code for firmware version 1.08 of their Advent Vega tablet. You can find everything you need at GitHub.
  • Lead police right to your stolen car or children using LiveViewGPS tracking hardware and Android-based software.
Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. Holy FIRST!!!!!!!!!! Batman!

  2. @hampteezy oooh congratz

  3. Loving the “things we missed…….” articles, hard 2 believe u guys didnt think of it sooner, keep up the good work

  4. Quentyn, you left out how you missed the mark on your article claiming att surpassed verizon in subscribers, shame on you!

  5. Where the hell is the podcast?

  6. Liveview gps sounded awesome so I looked it up. $400 up front and $40 a month. Thats ridiculous when I can buy an outdated phone with working gps for so little and add it to a family plan to accomplish the same thing and potentially a lot more.

  7. No articles on my birthday, phandroid? =(

  8. Great blog, amazing tip. Certainly you check here again and write about it to friends Thanks! “A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them.” – Henry Kravis

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