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28Oct Google Gears in Ubuntu

Finally, Gears is available for all 64bit users out there in Ubuntu. If you’re already using karmic, just do: sudo apt-get install gears You’re good to go!

25Sep HTC G1 with Android

Coordinated by Google, the Android platform has been finally released into the market! T-Mobile is already accepting pre-orders for the first HTC with it, the G1, being priced at $179.99 (plus taxes and fees; two-year agreement required). You can see the video about it at HTC home page, but before that, here are the specs: […]

28Nov Coding for Students

Do you love open source? Would you like to learn how to program? Are you a student who’s not yet reached university? Are you aged 13 or above? This is for you! Google’s Higly Open Participation Contest will bring together young developers and open-source. They’ve gathered some great projects, like Apache, GNOME, Python, and many […]

17Nov Android SDK

Google’s now looking after developers to create great applications to the first open handset platform. To motivate developers to download and start playing with the SDK, Google will be offering $10 million among the ones with better applications! Here’s a video showing some of the already built applications . Amazing!

06Nov Open Handset Alliance

What would it take to build a better mobile phone? The question is put by the Open Handset Alliance, which is gathering a group of more than 30 technology and mobile companies who have come together to accelerate innovation in mobile and offer consumers a richer, less expensive, and better mobile experience. Some really important […]

28Aug Google’s Phone

Rumors about the so mighty to come Google’s Phone are always on the news! This time, something more specific has came out. Wired is saying that the Google Phone will be Linux powered, have GPS and it will be really cheap, being more close to the $100 OLPC than the $500 IPhone. Really good news, […]