Archive | Apr, 2010

Android 2.1 v3 Leaked for Droid Eris

Androidforums has just posted a new version of the Android 2.1 leak for the Eris.  It is reported that this 2.1 v3 leak has a huge list of bug fixes and resolves many of the connectivity issues that users were experiencing with the previous leaks.

Issues fixed in this new release (via AndroidForums):

1) Upgrade to Android 2.1 E’clair
2) Improvements in battery like
3) Youtube video play errors
4) HTC Weather widget lags, displays the incorrect weather or does not update automatically, time is […]

Apr 29th, 2010Comments Off on Android 2.1 v3 Leaked for Droid Eris
New Google Adwords Certification

New Google Adwords Certification

Google announced earlier this week that they’re retiring their Google Advertising Professionals (GAP) program and replacing it with a new Google AdWords Certification program. The program will provide “agencies and their employees with more up-to-date, comprehensive, strategy-focused training and certification on the latest tools and best practices for managing AdWords accounts,” stated Penry Price, VP of Global Agency Development at Google.

Other noteworthy features include (via Google):

New training materials available via webinar series, learning center, or on-site training at Google
More challenging […]

Apr 29th, 2010Comments Off on New Google Adwords Certification

Google Planning to Axe Agency Fees

Google is planning to kill their agency fees, which have historically been charged to agencies to utilize it’s search platform and suite of APIs.  The change is thought to encourage smaller advertisers to adopt the company’s analytics, tools, and exchange.  Penry Price, Google VP of Agency Development, stated that many agencies have been frustrated that Google has been charging for use of their APIs, and “we want to remove a disincentive to innovation.” (via AdAge)

Apr 28th, 2010Comments Off on Google Planning to Axe Agency Fees

Motorola Selects Skyhook for Location Services

According to a recent press release, Motorola has just decided to use Skyhook, rather than Google‘s location services. The release states that Motorola will utilize Skyhook’s GPS, WiFi and cellular location in the majority of its phone models, baking Skyhook into the OS, enabling virtually every application on the device to utilize the services.  You can read more from the official release below.

Skyhook Wireless Announces First Platform Integration Of Location System On Motorola Android-Based Devices

BOSTON, MA – April 27, 2010 […]

Apr 28th, 2010Comments Off on Motorola Selects Skyhook for Location Services
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