Say Hello to the LG GW880

It looks as if the GW620 “Eve” is no longer going to be the first Android handset to come out of LG’s camp.  Instead that honor now belongs to the GW880.  We’ve got a few specs and pictures of the device to ogle thank to a site called sina (translated). Here’s ...

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First Look at the New Android Market

Taylor over at cnet’s Android Atlas has a few reliable sources who have been providing a steady stream of fresh Android intel.  If you haven’t had a chance to visit the, we definitely recommend it.  Today’s crop of goodies include a pair of pics that show how the new Android ...

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Tsk Tsk Sunday Times

I came across a piece from The Sunday Times yesterday that I felt compelled to ‘respond’ to.  It’s a misleading article and only appears somewhat researched. This will not be a line-by-line response – I’ll just point out a few things that didn’t sit so well ...

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Creative’s Zii EGG Filmed in Wild

Just about a month ago we learned about Creative’s Zii EGG, the developer platform that uses Android and their proprietary Plaszma OS.  The device is very attractive, with its 64GB  storage (internal/SD), multitouch, WiFi, 1080p HD output and much more.  Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and ...

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10 Reasons to Download Twidroid Pro

Twidroid has just unleashed the pro version of their popular twitter client into the Android Market.  They also released v2.5 of their ‘lite’  a few hours ago and it was already full of features.  Twidroid has been a strong one since its release and recently claimed a  top prize ...

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Introducing Wikitude Drive

Mobilizy is showing off an early look at their augmented reality navigation system called Wikitude Drive. Billed as the first fully functional mobile AR navigation system for Android, it was created out of curiosity. Members of the team wanted to see if it was feasible to combine real-time ...

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Mobilize ’09 Shaping up to be Android’s Biggest Event Yet

Next month’s Mobilize ’09 is shaping up to be the Android event we’ve all been waiting for.After waiting patiently over the last 18 months for the big Android coming out party.  Each time we expected a CES, CTIA, or MWC to deliver the goods, we came away feeling ...

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Who Has Best Google Voice Experience?

Rafe Needleman of cnet/Buzz Out Loud fame has put together a little head-to-head comparison for phones that run Google Voice. Guess who came out on top? To be fair, there are really only two platforms that have official Google Voice apps – BlackBerry and Android.  Having said that, he ...

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AT&T Not Helping Motorola’s Cause

If Motorola wants to turn their ship around using Android, they’re not getting much help from AT&T.  The second largest US carrier has canceled plans to offer two smartphones expected later this year. The two models, Heron and Sawgrass, were originally Windows Mobile devices ...

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Unknown Android MID Sadly Only a Concept

There’s been a rash of recent Android MID sightings lately and nobody seems to know who it belongs to or what it is.  Today we’re learning that it’s most likely just a concept device designed to show off the new “Rockchip” processor from a Chinese chip maker. As ...

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ADC2: Challenging Predictions

Now that ADC2 is underway, here is one balding guy's predictions for how ADC2 will play out, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Archos’ A5 Details Sneak Out Courtesy of FCC

The next time you see Archos, tell ‘em we said thanks!  It seems they decided not to sign a confidentiality agreement with the FCC and now we have some details on their forthcoming device.  We’ll have to wait a few more weeks for the full list of specs, but here’s what we ...

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Google Adds Crowdsourcing to Maps

Google is now using the locations and speeds of their mobile users to help each other out.  Rather than finding out where congestion is the hard way, the traffic layer now uses crowdsourcing to help users get a feel for real-time road conditions. For those of you with GPS enabled handsets with ...

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Two Good Android-Related Reads

I wanted to pass along a pair of Android editorial/op-ed pieces that were sent my way.  I figured you guys would enjoy – I know I certainly did. Both are well written and researched and have some meat to them.  Be sure to leave a comment on their respective posts and share your thoughts ...

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Win a Year of TeleNav GPS!

It’s contest time! We had so much fun with our last giveaway that we’re ready to do it all over again. It’s an easy one to enter – If you have an Android handset, then you’re halfway there! Same rules as last time… Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click ...

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