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Android Developers – Optimize Your Layouts

Dec 10th - “Writing user interface layouts for Android applications is easy, but it can sometimes be difficult to optimize them. Most often, heavy modifications made to existing XML layouts, like shuffling views around or changing the type of a container, lead to inefficiencies that go unnoticed. Starting with the SDK Tools Revision 3 you can use a …

Sony Ericsson J10 Coming To GreenHeart?

Dec 10th - “As a general rule of thumb, we’d say that whenever you hear rumors of an Android-powered candybar with a numeric keypad, it’s probably going to end in tears. Such might be the case with Sony Ericsson’s codename “Susan,” a device originally thought to accompany the X10 in the company’s brand-spanking-new Android line but now apparently …

Samsung Galaxy2 Already Hits Rumor Mill2

Dec 10th - I can’t believe it has already been zero days since Bell launched the first Galaxy as its very first Android device.  It seems like only earlier today! Finally, rumor rolls around for the successor – Galaxy2! According to PhoneReport – super secret ninja that shall not be named, Eldar Murtazin, has got his hands on …

Acer’s Android Lineup Nearing Expansion

Dec 10th - A couple weeks ago we posted an article with what was then the current update from Acer on their 2010 plan.   Naturally we had to speculate a bit based off the quotes we were given – and it boiled down to 3-5 Android devices for 2010. This was based off the fact that only 10% …

Unboxing And Initial Impressions Of The Nook

Dec 10th - The fellas over at AndroidandMe got their Nook in the other night and while a full review is in the works still – they have posted an unboxing and initial thoughts video for all you e-readin’ readers out there. They didn’t have a ton to say in the article itself but here’s a little preview …

Dell To Launch Android Tablet

Dec 10th - “Dell is to launch an Android-based tablet device, Pocket-lint has learnt, possibly beating the also rumoured Apple tablet to the market. The new model, which will go up against the currently available Archos Internet Tablet and recently announced JooJoo (formerly the CrunchPad), will allow users to surf the Web from a handheld device bigger than …

(Updated) Video Review of Samsung Behold 2

Dec 10th - Phonedog has published a video review of the Samsung Behold 2 and let me tell you – that was one hell of a painful video (for Samsung) to watch. Sure, the phone *looks* nice but to at least one reviewer.. is a disaster. John went out of his way to repeatedly point out what he …

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Tune into LeWeb’09 – With Android

Dec 9th - For those of you with ridiculously long battery life (or your charger) – you can tune into LeWeb’ 09 with an Android app provided by Ustream not too long ago. Head to the market to grab that should you be interested. A far more convenient approach is to just stream it on your computer itself, …

Wind River Announces Android Platform

Dec 8th - “Wind River today [yesterday] announced the immediate availability of its commercial version of open source Android optimized on the OMAP™ 3 platform from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI). The Wind River Platform for Android is a validated, fully compliant software platform based on the latest versions of the Android software development kit (SDK), available with pre-integrated …

Google Real Time Search on Android

Dec 8th - Yesterday Google announced real time search results, being rolled out to Google accounts in stages – I read. “Users can now see live results from Twitter, Facebook, blogs, and a host of other new sources when performing a search. The feature just went live today and it is still being rolled out to Google accounts. …

Yet Another Passion/Bravo Update!

Dec 8th - ..Which is a good thing, right? This is going to be a much desired phone all around so we’ll take what we can get! It looks like through the night ai.sr has brought everyone a closer look at the Bravo and the updated specs since the brochure that was leaked was printed up. And may …

Google Goggles Released

Dec 7th - …and it is awesomely fun! As you know news recently broke about Google Goggles, aka Visual Search. Well this app is now available in the Market. Now, I haven’t had a whole lot of time to play with it because, well you know, I need to get to publishing this article and all – but …

Google Announces “Favorite Places on Google”

Dec 7th - “What if you could decide where to shop, eat or hang out, with a little help from local Google users? It might take you a while to ask them all, so to make it easier we’ve launched a new effort to send window decals to over 100,000 local businesses in the U.S. that have been …

HTC Passion Delayed Until 2010?

Dec 7th - Digitimes is reporting the HTC Passion is likely going to be delayed until early 2010.  Those of you lookin’ to have one hiding in your stocking this year may just have to wait. Of course, with HTC’s 2010 lineup leaked with said leaker saying the Passion/Dragon is actually called Bravo – that would put it …