Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far. Warning: spoilers...
Top 25 Apps for Android 2.1 (Eclair) Thread Launched
Following the success of similar threads for the Windows Mobile platform, XDA member jerry43812 has initiated a thread designed to collect the most valuable and original Android 2.1 applications available to the XDA community.
In the thread, Eclair users are encouraged to share the apps that they don’t think they could live without. What jerry43812 is trying to do differently is to focus on the less heard-of submissions to the Market, so that they can get more recognition for their ingenuity. For example, we all know how innovative something like Google Goggles is but some of us may have missed the extremely useful Titanium Backup.
Both paid and free apps and games are being considered in the thread, with votes being recounted regularly as new posters give their input. The aim of the thread is to end up with an evolving list of the top 25 best apps for Android 2.1.
You vote for your favourites in the collection thread.
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We are delighted to announce that starting on April 20th, a finalized deal with Google will make XDA Developers a software development division for the beloved search giant. This exciting transition will start as early as next week, where new XDA Talent Scouts from Google will browse our forums and reward the best contributors and offer them software development or design positions as well. A new set of XDA Forum Moderators from Google’s Legal Department will also make sure that...