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10 Features Android Needs to Keep Up with iPhone and Windows Phone 7 Series – eWeek

Reuters10 Features Android Needs to Keep Up with iPhone and Windows Phone 7 SerieseWeekBut what about Android? Google's mobile operating system is arguably the best competition for Apple on the market. And in recent months, its sales have ...Android and iPhone smack down Windows MobileBetaNewsMo...

Distimo Study Reveals A Great Deal About The Android Market – AndroidGuys (blog)

Novinite.comDistimo Study Reveals A Great Deal About The Android MarketAndroidGuys (blog)The good news for Android users, is that Distimo has determined that Android has the highest percentage of free apps (57%) and has an average of 3005 new ...Research: Android Market Hosts Highest Proportion of F...

Battle of the Androids: HTC Desire versus Nexus One (3) – IBTimes

The GuardianBattle of the Androids: HTC Desire versus Nexus One (3)IBTimesLondon - In our previous article Battle of the Androids: HTC Desire versus Nexus One (2) , we have noticed how easily HTC Desire slipped ...Select Windows Mobile HTC smartphones “hacked” to run Android 2.1Androinica (blog)...

HTC Legend is Android-powered, high spec'ed – IBTimes

DigitimesHTC Legend is Android-powered, high spec'edIBTimesLondon - Taiwanese handset maker HTC has taken the veils off the Legend, its latest Android-powered smartphone which boasts of some beefy ...Select Windows Mobile HTC smartphones “hacked” to run Android 2.1Androinica (blog)The new Ja...

Android Market growing faster than iPhone apps – T3

Siliconrepublic.comAndroid Market growing faster than iPhone appsT3Stats from apps analytics firm, Distmo, show that while Apple's App Store is expanding at a 9 per cent rate per month (14090 new apps a month), Android ...Research: Android Market Hosts Highest Proportion of Free AppsIntoMobile (...

Google not nixing Nexus One event in Beijing – CNET

PC WorldGoogle not nixing Nexus One event in BeijingCNETSo turns out Google didn't cancel the Beijing event at which it planned to evangelize its new Nexus One Android smartphone. ...Source: Google cancels Android developer event in ChinaComputerworldGoogle snubs Chinese Android developersRegist...

HTC Legend passes FCC, Sprint expands Buyback program, Samsung i5700 Android … – PhoneMag.com (blog)

DigitimesHTC Legend passes FCC, Sprint expands Buyback program, Samsung i5700 Android ...PhoneMag.com (blog)The Samsung Galaxy i5700 is apparently set to get an Android 2.1 update. A new ROM has leaked with 2.1 for the handset, which means the device should be ...Select Windows Mobile HTC smartphone...

Scribd hedges bets on mobile electronic readers – Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

VentureBeatScribd hedges bets on mobile electronic readersSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)The company has an app for Android-based phones in beta. Access to the iPhone has helped increase readership of Zinio's digital magazines by at least 30 ...Scribd Goes Mobile With Long-tail BooksGigaOm (bl...

Research: Android Market Hosts Highest Proportion of Free Apps – IntoMobile (blog)

Novinite.comResearch: Android Market Hosts Highest Proportion of Free AppsIntoMobile (blog)As it turns out, it's the Android Market that actually has the highest proportion of free applications available. Android's app market growth is also doing ...Android Market growing faster than iPhone ...

Pocketgear, Handango join to create app store giant – Register

Mobile MessagingPocketgear, Handango join to create app store giantRegisterPocketGear has acquired Handango, forming a combined content marketplace with more than 140000 premium and free titles for Android, BlackBerry, ...PocketGear Buys Rival App Store HandangoAppscoutPocketGear Buys HandangoPC Wor...

Select Windows Mobile HTC smartphones “hacked” to run Android 2.1 – Androinica (blog)

The GuardianSelect Windows Mobile HTC smartphones “hacked” to run Android 2.1Androinica (blog)This forum post at XDA forums outlines how to install Android 2.1 (yes, 2.1 even before the DROID gets it) on the four mentioned HTC devices. ...HTC Legend is Android-powered, high spec'edIBTimesThe...

Source: Google cancels Android developer event in China – Computerworld

PC WorldSource: Google cancels Android developer event in ChinaComputerworldIDG News Service - Google's row with the Chinese government has led it to cancel an event for Android developers in China next week, ...Is Google Earth for Android more than just eye candy?ZDNet (blog)Google snubs Chines...

PocketGear Buys Rival App Store Handango – Appscout

Mobile MagazinePocketGear Buys Rival App Store HandangoAppscout... what is expected to be the largest independent competitor to Apple's App Store and Google's Android Market in the process, according to Bizjournals.com. ...PocketGear Buys HandangoPC WorldPocketGear Acquires Handango to Form ...

PocketGear Acquires Handango to Form World's Largest Cross Platform Open App … – IntoMobile (blog)

Mobile MessagingPocketGear Acquires Handango to Form World's Largest Cross Platform Open App ...IntoMobile (blog)Here are some of the key facts for you to chew on: apps available for Android, Symbian, BlackBerry (NSDQ: RIMM), Windows Mobile, Palm (NSDQ: PALM), ...PocketGear Buys HandangoPC World...

Motorola Droid: Why It's Already a Loaf of Day-Old Bread – PC World

PC WorldMotorola Droid: Why It's Already a Loaf of Day-Old BreadPC WorldRemember when Verizon's Droid was the hottest Android phone around? Not anymore -- and that could be a problem for the Android platform. ...Google snubs Chinese Android developersRegisterGoogle Earth arrives for AndroidC...

Recognizr Android App Uses Facial Recognition To Identify People – Geeky gadgets

Geeky gadgetsRecognizr Android App Uses Facial Recognition To Identify PeopleGeeky gadgetsA company called The Astonishing Tribe are in the process of developing an application for the Google Android person, that will tell you who someone is by ...Facial Recognition App from TAT – RecognizrAndroid...

iPhone, Android gain on smartphone OS rivals – ZDNet UK

Globe and MailiPhone, Android gain on smartphone OS rivalsZDNet UKApple's iPhone OS and Google's Android open mobile platform grew the most last year, according to analyst house Gartner, with number-one smartphone OS ...iPhone and Android biggest winners in mobile market in 2009Ars TechnicaT...

Google Earth arrives for Android – CNET Asia

3G (press release)Google Earth arrives for AndroidCNET AsiaBack in January when the Nexus One was unveiled, we got our first glimpse at Google Earth for Android. When the Nexus One officially ...Is Google Earth for Android more than just eye candy?ZDNet (blog)Google Earth Gets Android 2.1 App Before...

Google snubs Chinese Android developers – Register

PC WorldGoogle snubs Chinese Android developersRegisterGoogle has pulled out of a scheduled Android developers' conference in Beijing, allegedly as part of its ongoing ...Google Earth arrives for AndroidCNET AsiaIs Google Earth for Android more than just eye candy?ZDNet (blog)Google scraps China...

HTC Desire Android Smartphone soon to roll out with 3 UK – TechShout! (blog)

The GuardianHTC Desire Android Smartphone soon to roll out with 3 UKTechShout! (blog)A couple of days back, we had reported that two HTC Android smartphone namely Desire and Legend will offer an enhanced HTC Sense experience. ...HTC Takes Android to the Next Level with HTC Sense ExperienceTMCnetHTC ...

HTC introduces Desire Android-based smartphone – Digitimes

TFTS (blog)HTC introduces Desire Android-based smartphoneDigitimesHTC Desire, a Android smartphone, is designed with a 3.7-inch AMOLED WVGA display and powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon processor. The device is also Adobe Flash ...FarmVille (And Flash) On Your Nexus One? It's Not As Great As It Sound...

Google scraps China leg of Nexus One event: source – Reuters

ReutersGoogle scraps China leg of Nexus One event: sourceReutersA model demonstrates a Nexus One smartphone, the first mobile phone Google will sell directly to consumers based on its Android platform, after a news ...Google Nexus One OLED Display Shoot-OutVizWorld.comWhy is Apple taking away my iPh...

SugarSync adds support for upload by email – ZDNet (blog)

Latest Gadgets (blog)SugarSync adds support for upload by emailZDNet (blog)One of the services recommended to me that I signed up to test out is SugarSync, primarily because they have a fantastic client for the Google Android ...SugarSync Adds Email Attachment Uploads, 500 GB PlanjkOnTheRun (blog)Su...

Symbian remains top, Android closing in – UberGizmo (blog)

Techtree.comSymbian remains top, Android closing inUberGizmo (blog)The iPhone OS nearly doubled its market share though at 14.4%, while Android made significant gains to touch 3.9% from just 0.5% the year before. ...iPhone and Android biggest winners in mobile market in 2009Ars TechnicaApple, Androi...

Robo.to launches video-status update app on Android – VentureBeat

PR Web (press release)Robo.to launches video-status update app on AndroidVentureBeatIt can be downloaded here: http://robo.to/welcome/android. Robo.to lets users share 4-second video status updates — without sound but with captions — from ...Particle Introduces Robo.to Application For AndroidPR ...

Apple, Android Surge In Smartphones, Nip At Nokia – NPR (blog)

Globe and MailApple, Android Surge In Smartphones, Nip At NokiaNPR (blog)At the end of 2009, a flood of consumers looking for smartphones turned to Apple and Android models. The rush of purchases helped give the ...iPhone, Android gain on smartphone OS rivalsZDNet UKGartner: Android, Apple Post Grea...

iPhone and Android biggest winners in mobile market in 2009 – Ars Technica

Pocket-lint.comiPhone and Android biggest winners in mobile market in 2009Ars TechnicaNokia still commands large but declining chunks of smartphone and overall mobile phone sales, while iPhone and Android devices saw big leaps last year. ...Apple, RIM spark quarterly mobile-phone salesCNETStudy: And...

Handango acquired by PocketGear, creates giant cross-platform app store – Mobile Magazine

Mobile MessagingHandango acquired by PocketGear, creates giant cross-platform app storeMobile MagazineThe app store supports Android, Symbian, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Palm, Linux, and Java. Among some of its development partners are Samsung, LG, ...PocketGear Buys HandangoPC WorldPocketGear buys...

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