For Your Consideration – The First Ever ANA Nominees

The Android Network Awards (ANA’s) are just about ready to be turned over to the public for voting.  It looks like Monday might be the date we start running the polls on our sites and the main Android Awards page.  Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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7″ Tablet Rumored for China Mobile

A 7″ Android-based tablet with phone functionality is being rumored for China Mobile. It’s being reported that the table will have the proprietary TD-SCDMA for 3G connectivity and run the OPhone OS. We’re tapped out spec-wise with the full sized web browser and front facing ...

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Sprint Launching Two Android Devices October 11th?

Some of the best Android tips and leaks over the last year have come from xda-developers.  Here’s a case of one that took a little over 4 months to come to fruition.  All the way back in April, a  “senior member” from their forum had the following to say… I work for a ...

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Android 2.0 to Have Donut Features Plus More? [UPDATED]

Android 2.0 is not Donut.  Donut is not Android 2.0. The last few weeks saw many Android and mobile tech sites incorrectly assuming that the two of them were one in the same, or more directly related.  We were as guilty anyone in not fact-checking or digging deeper.  Thanks to the ...

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Say Hello to the Motorola “Sholes” [UPDATE]

Today finds us learning of a new Motorola handset, rumored to be headed to Verizon as early as October.  Called “Sholes”, it’s a slide out QWERTY with a touch of class. Thanks to the guys at Motofan.ru, we get a couple of high resolution pictures and a nice chunk of specs on ...

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Motorola Performs Better Than Expected

The second quarter results are in for Motorola and it looks like the Schaumburg-based company beat expectations.  To be fair, they did post a loss.  However the loss was narrower than projected. The loss was only 1 cent per share which beat the overall average estimates of  4 cents analysts ...

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Win a FREE myTouch 3G from AndroidGuys!

WE’VE REACHED THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS  – WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY! We love contests and giveaways just as much as you do so that’s why we’re so excited about today’s announcement.  We’re giving away a free T-Mobile myTouch 3G to one of you ...

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Philips V808 Headed to China Mobile, Lacking Key Features

Sorry, but we have to throw some cold water all over your Philips V808 hopes.  We just learned of this handset a few days ago so it’s not exactly like we’ve been built up for a long time.  Engadget Mobile is reporting that this device is headed to China Mobile and will run the ...

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CWAC’d Up: Alternative Adapters

Android's ListView can hold rows of widely-varying content, but setting those up can be a chore...unless you have help. Learn about two CommonsWare Android Components, SackOfViewsAdapter and MergeAdapter, that will help with this, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Official Facebook App Right Around the Corner

The Hatfield and McCoy feud that is Google and Facebook seems to have cooled a tad.  Well, by that we mean the official Facebook app is coming to Android shortly.  Perhaps even in the next few days. We’ve seen some excellent Facebook titles for Android so far in apps like Bloo and ...

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Introducing Creative’s Zii EGG

Creative has announced the Zii EGG developer platform and it’s supposedly market-ready for OEM production. Using StemCell Computing, developers are able to write for Android and Plaszma at same time.  What’s Plaszma?  Creative tells us “Plaszma is an open standard ...

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Android Around the World: G2 Touch Now Available for T-Mobile UK

For those of you living across the pond from us, the G2 Touch (HTC Hero) has arrived. T-Mobile UK is now selling the highly coveted handset for the very sexy price of FREE. If you sign up for the Combi 30 plan on an 18 month agreement, you’ll get 700 minutes a month, unlimited text,... ...

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Pictures of Android-Based Philips V808 Emerge

The handset rumors and leaks keep coming.  This time, we’re looking at the Philips V808.    Although the pictures don’t show it at all, this is being reported as being Android-based and pretty much finished.  In fact, the folks at pconline.com.cn are expected to be reviewing it ...

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Donut Details Indicate That it’s Delicious

The official Android code repository has been updated with the next level of baked pastry goodness. Donut has arrived over the last few days and everyone is getting amped all over again. Before going much further, we recommend reading Mark Murphy’s Android 2.0/Donut primer. Always keep ...

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Donut != Android 2.0

Tasty treats are not releases. Donut is not Android 2.0. Learn more in today's rant disguising as a post in Building 'Droids!

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