Jerry Hildenbrand

Jerry is Mobile Nation's resident nerd and proud of it. There's nothing he can't take apart, but many things he can't reassemble. You'll find him across the Mobile Nations network and you can hit him up on Twitter if you want to say hey.

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Froyo for Droid has arrived; here's how to get it without waiting [#Froyogeddon]

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Froyo has shown it's pretty face for Motorola Droid users, and like all the other OTA's the Android community has jumped on it and worked up a method to force the update without waiting for Big Red to send it your way.  It's pretty easy, doesn't require root and is the official upgrade just as if you had been waiting for it to push to your device.  Grab the update file Place it on the...

Google to provide copy protection to Android Market applications [updated]

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Google has announced that it will be rolling out a copy protection mechanism for Android Market applications when used with phones running Android 1.5 or higher.  It works kind of like this: Google sets up a special licensing server, which keeps record of application purchases. Developers can use libraries provided by Google that query this server each time the application is started....