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The Android Market reached a milestone today. Golf claps everyone as the 20,000th application has been added to the Android application catalog. Androlib has been tracking the Android Market since its inception and has recorded the Market’s explosive growth. According to the data compiled by Androlib, submissions to the Android…

Android 2.1 ported to the Motorola DROID

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by on December 15, 2009 9:11 am
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DROID owners not satisfied with OS 2.0.1 should keep an eye on the work of some hackers over at Sholes.info. According to their latest post, a few daring members have installed Android 2.1 ripped from the Nexus One onto their DROID. Not quite ready for prime time, the image used for the installation…

An HTC handset with FCC ID NM8PB99100 and the model name “NEXUSONE” has made its way though the revealing process of FCC approval. The documents posted by the FCC divulge the presence of cellular radios supporting quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and UMTS/HSUPA (2Mbps up and 7.2Mbps down) on 850/1700/1900 frequencies. Savvy readers will immediately recognize that 1700MHz is used for…

The wild ride of Nexus One rumors continues into Monday morning with the first detailed images of the Nexus One making their debut at Engadget. The images reveal a rounded handset with touch-sensitive controls on the front, a trackball, a large capacitive touchscreen display, Bluetooth, and WiFi. On the back is…

The guys over at Android and Me uncovered a new online Android application store being developed by Motorola. Called SHOP4APPS, the new store will be web-based so you can access it using the mobile browser on your handset or the full browser on your desktop. Motorola is also reportedly developing a dedicated Android client,…

We have to hand it to the folks over at xda-developers, they sure know how to hack an HTC phone. One of  the latest endeavors allows HTC Vogue owners to replace their stock Windows Mobile OS with Android 1.6. The process is not for the faint of heart as Android will…

Is this the new Google Nexus One?

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by on December 13, 2009 4:05 am
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Spotted at Twitter is supposedly the first image of the now infamous Google phone. This handset is a mirror of the HTC Passion image that was leaked back in October. The only thing missing is the HTC logo on the top bezel, an omission that is consistent with this being a Google-branded phone. Take…

Google phone to be called the Nexus One ANother little tidbit of information on the Google phone popped up on the Wall Street Journal this evening. According to the WSJ, the Google phone will be called the Nexus One, will be manufactured by HTC, and sold online through Google. Google…

Analyst Ben Wood of CCS Insight stepped out on a limb and predicted that handset manufacturers will produce a cornucopia of Android handsets in 2010. According to his estimates, there will be at least fifty new models released in 2010 alone. Thus far, each manufacturer is rumored to be planning the following : Motorola:…