Android screen grabs – no rooting required.

I originally pooh-poohed the idea of grabbing screens from my N1 via a USB-connected computer, but the only rooting solution that I’ve tried so far didn’t work out. So this morning I Googled up some n00b-friendly instructions for screen capture using the Android SDK on a desktop installation of Ubuntu Linux…

Show off your Android apps with AppBrain.

Over the next few posts I’m going to highlight some of the stand-out applications for Google’s Android OS. We’re going to kick things off with AppBrain.

To call AppBrain an alternative Android Market would kind of be missing the point. There is certainly some unnecessary duplication in the form of its own set of user-generated reviews, but that’s its weakest selling point if you ask me. Three additional features make AppBrain truly amazing…