Grab Cupcake For Yourself (UPDATE)

Tired of playing the Cupcake waiting game?  Take things into your own hands.  The XDA-Developers are always steps ahead of most folks and working on that next thing.  This time around, that “thing” happens to be the new Android builds. Haykuro has ported the software from the ...

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Comparing the Google and HTC Builds for the Magic

Nick Gray of HTCSource put together two very thorugh looks at the new Android builds coming from Google and HTC.  He rooted his G1 some time ago and has been since playing around with various versions of Android. Gray notes some of the subtle differences between the two and points out things ...

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First Pics of UI Changes in Android 1.5

While everyone is getting amped up about the new features set to debut in Android 1.5, we’re equally excited about the enhancements to current ones. As promised on Monday, the Android Developers Blog is starting to unveil some of the changes coming in the updated OS.  First up is Romain ...

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Samsung S8000 to Run Android, Play DivX, Knock Socks Off

More details have emerged on the first Samsung handset to run Android.  A yet-to-be announced phone called the S8000 is being reported (translated) as the South Korean handset maker’s first entry.  Look through the specs and you’ll see that this is not your typical Android phone.

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Early Look at Android 1.5 (Cupcake)

Developers are now able to get their hands on an early look of Android 1.5′s SDK, which is based off of the Cupcake development branch.  New features introduced into this SDK include APIs for soft keyboards, home screen widgets, live folders, speech recognition, and more! The official ...

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Watch Live Streams on Your Android Handsets with Stickam

Stickam, an online video streaming service, has announced that all Java-enabled phones will be able to stream video over the web.   According to them, Stickam Mobile is available to over 100 Java-enabled devices including the T-Mobile G1. If you want to try it out for yourself, head to ...

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Dell, China Mobile Teaming up for Pair of Android Phones

The Dell rumor just won’t die. It looks like Dell might be working on some smart phones with Android, but not for release here in the states.  According to a rumor/report posted at JLM Pacific Epoch, China Mobile and Dell plan to jointly release two smartphone models, currently under ...

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Emtrace introduces Moxier Mail Pre-release for Android

Emtrace Technologies, Inc. who is known to launch the world’s first Exchange ActiveSync® push e-mail for Android has recently released free trial version of Moxier Mail Pre-release on April 13th, 2009. Pre-release version is the latest which includes the same level of features as the ...

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HTC News – Fiesta Outted, Magic Being Used in US

Mobile tech sites were buzzing this weekend over the Bluetooth Special Interest Group’s (SIG) outing of a new HTC device.  Called the “Fiesta”, the handset is expected to be available in Europe, North America and Asia.  As of right now there are no pictures or specs to share ...

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App Review: PdaNet

PdaNet provides an easy way to tether your Android phone as a modem for your Windows PC. It does not require root access, making it useful to the entire Android audience.

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KDDI’s Android-Based “au BOX” to Debut This Fall [UPDATE]

Android-based set top boxes will be on display later this fall at Japan’s largest electronics show, CEATEC JAPAN.  According to Masataka Miura, chairman of Open Embedded Software Foundation (OESF), these boxes will developed by Motorola for KDDI, a Japanese telco.  This matches up to ...

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You Tell Us: What is the Best Hardware Configuration for Android?

All the recent talk about where Android is headed has us wondering… are mobile phones the best hardware configurations for the platform?

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Ãœbermind Announces iLightr for Android

SEATTLE, Washington — March 31, 2009 — Übermind, Inc., the makers of iLightr, one of the most popular lighter simulation applications available on the iPhone, today unveiled a version of their application for the Android platform. With support for the iPhone, iPod touch, and now Android, ...

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First Look at Handmark’s Express News

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to grab a copy of Handmark’s beta release of Express News.  After playing with it over the evening and early today, I wanted to share my thoughts and give you guys a glimpse at what’s coming.

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Lenovo’s OPhone Pours Some iPhone on Top of Android (VIDEO)

Check out the video below to see what the OPhone looks like so far. You’ll notice it has the Android backbone that our T-Mobile G1 has, but with quite a bit of modification on top. Sure there’s that most obvious change in the iPhone-like tiles, but look deeper. You’ll find ...

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