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Using Google’s new 2-step password verification process

Google is rolling out a new 2-step password verification process to help secure your core Google password for Google services, related applications and smartphones that are linked to your main account password. The system is somewhat complicated but offers bulletproof security.

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New Android Camera Honeycomb user interface

New Android Camera Honeycomb user interface

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Using Ford Sync Android Destinations app with turn-by-turn navigation on the 2011 Fiesta

The Sync Destinations app for Android, iPhone and iPad ties together the turn-by-turn navigation built into the Sync head unit in the 2011 Ford Fiesta.

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Review of the Samsung Fascinate Bing phone (Bing vs. Google)

It’s great to see the diversity in the Android family, but it’s hard understand how this combination comes about when there are better choices in the Verizon lineup that cost less to buy and operate.

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Droid X twitter feed

Recent Tweets: @paulkuehnel Hint for Android users SYNC on @FordFiesta instead of using SYNC generated bluetooth code, choose 4 digit alt code from SYNC menu @ford This is so cool Ford Fiesta SYNC reads txt messages from @DroidX and then … Continue reading

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Digging in to the Droid X still camera

A smartphone journalists’ dream camera would have a responsive camera with quick controls and changeable lenses. We aren’t quite there, but the Motorola Droid X is getting closer.

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Android fragmentation has an underlying theme of unity

It’s common to hear people complain that the Android world is too fragmented. Many handsets by different manufacturers on different networks running different versions of the operating system. I like to think of it as many options. After getting comfortable … Continue reading

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Droid Tips & Tricks: Google adds free maps & navigation to earlier Adroid phones

Google Maps Navigation is now available for Android 1.6 devices as well. That means anyone with a T-Mobile G1 or myTouch 3G can download the app (actually an updated version of Google Maps) for free. PCmag.com I saw the Google … Continue reading

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Droid Tips & Tricks: Listen is a search way to think podcasting

There are many apps in the Android Market for podcasting. I choose Google Listen first because I want to understand the philosophy behind Google’s push into the smartphone business. Once telling a friend how much I enjoyed podcasts using a … Continue reading

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Droid Tips & Tricks: Google AdSense beta in apps and a vote “Good” or “Bad”

It’s interesting to watch the evolution of Google and how they plan to extract revenue out of “free”. Open source operating system, open app development for the masses, and free services… and along comes Google AdSense. I received an automatic … Continue reading

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