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New Android Developer Software Available

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HTC releases a software update for the Android Dev Phone 1, the developer version of the Android G1 smartphone. Version 1.1 of Android for the ADP1 is backward-compatible with Android 1.0, an Android application developer says.

Android Developers See Opportunity, Hacks

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Developers of applications for Google's Android phone are gearing up for increased customer demand for applications, even as some continue to create apps for the competing Apple iPhone. Meanwhile, developers also discuss hacks to enable greater access to Android phones.

MWC: Vodafone to Offer Google Android on HTC Magic

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Google's mobile operating system Android is alive. Vodafone announced it will exclusively offer the HTC Magic smartphone, running on Android, in the United Kingdom and assorted European countries. This is the second Android-based phone to hit the market, following T-Mobile's G1, also developed...

Google Opens Android to Paid Apps

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Google is now allowing application developers to sell Android applications via the Android Market. Google Checkout will serve as the payment and billing mechanism for Android Market.

Security Researcher Warns Unpatched Google Android G1 Web Browser Users

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Officials at Google say a vulnerability affecting the open-source Google Android operating system has been fixed, and T-Mobile will push a patch out to T-Mobile G1 smartphone users. Details of the bug were made public at the ShmooCon hacker event in Washington.

Intridea Takes Blogging App to Windows Mobile, iPhone, BlackBerry and Android

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Intridea, a Web 2.0 development firm, has taken its enterprise blogging application, Present.ly, mobile with native clients for Windows Mobile, the Apple iPhone, BlackBerry and Google Android. The new mobile clients offer full Present.ly functionality including status updates, viewing of the...

Apple's iPhone Adoption to Hit 10% in SMBs, with Android G1 MIA

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Forrester Research says Apple's iPhone 3G will penetrate the SMB space, while the Google Android-based G1 from T-Mobile is getting nary a whimper of support among businesses in the early going. Forrester also expects enterprise mobile and wireless support for enterprise applications to pick...

Is Loopt Better on Google Android G1 Than Apple's iPhone?

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Loopt, the mobile social networking service for smartphones, is now available in Google's Android Market, the mobile application store. So far, you can only use it on the T-Mobile G1, the only official smartphone built on Android, the Google-led open source mobile and wireless operating system....

LiMo Says Vodafone's Android Support Shouldn't Fragment the Mobile Linux Space

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Vodafone's membership in the Google-led Open Handset Alliance isn't necessarily a bad thing for the LiMo Foundation, which makes an open-source mobile operating system based on Linux that some see as vying for smartphone supremacy with Google's Android mobile and wireless stack. LiMo's Morgan...

Google's Android OHA Enlists Vodafone, Sony Ericsson to Battle Nokia, Symbian

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The Google-backed Open Handset Alliance adds Vodafone and Sony Ericsson, along with 12 others, to boost the Google Android mobile and wireless operating system. The move points to the momentum Android is gaining with the T-Mobile G1 and promises of future phones in 2009 from Sprint, Motorola...

Google Releases SIM-Unlocked Android Phone for $399

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Google's Android team announces the availability of the Android Dev Phone 1. The device is the first SIM-unlocked and hardware-unlocked device based on the Android mobile operating system, a Linux-based OS designed as an alternative to smart mobile and wireless phones based on Microsoft Windows...

Google Scrambles to Patch Buffer Overrun Exploit in Android G1

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Security expert Charlie Miller leverages a flaw within an SDK component of Google's open-source Android operating system. The buffer overrun flaw lets hackers hijack the Web browser on a user's T-Mobile G1 smart phone, which is Google's first big entry into the mobile and wireless game to deliver...

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