First Thoughts on 2.0.1

About an hour ago I received an update to 2.0.1 on my Droid and I thought I’d go through a few of my first impressions on the update. First and foremost I need to praise the update procedure itself. Prior to the Droid I had an LG Dare which was, in nearly every way, a... Read More

Pocket-Lint: Dell Android Tablet Coming to CES

Tech blog Pocket-lint has inside information on a Dell Android tablet that is expected to be announced next year. The scarce details  indicate that an announcement is expected to come at CES 2010 in Las Vegas. For those who don’t know, CES happens to be one of the largest tradeshows for ...

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Control Your PC with Android Handset Using ‘PhoneMyPC’

The developers over at Softwareforme.com have created an app that can control your PC from just about anywhere on your Android device. It works over both WiFi and 3G connections. First you install the application to your phone and then install on your PC. Create a secure password and your set!  

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Android User Survey

An interesting thing occurred to me the other day when I was looking at the statistics for my Motorola Dext video review on YouTube. As I noticed the age range of the viewers it made me think about who the average users of Android devices are. I don’t want to give too much away just... ...

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What Can Dell and This Man Do For You?

The computer manufacturing behemoth Dell announced on December 7th that they are set to restructure their business which will make way for a brand new Communications Department. The aim of the department will be focused on delivering an assortment of mobile phones to the public. Holding the ...

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Opera Mobile Available for Android Distributors

Reported today in the Washington Post, the Norwegian Software company, Opera Software, is now offing a distributor version of Opera Mobile to Android distributors for the first time. This is a new version of Opera Mobile that is built on a cross-platform UI to give operators and OEM’s the ...

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Droid Eris Getting an OTA Update

Verizon stated that today they started the over-the-air (OTA) pushing process for all HTC Droid Eris users. This firmware update will get the ROM to version 1.16.605.1 and the radio to version 2.32.40.11.09.  This kind of OTA pushing process usually  takes around a week to be complete. If you ...

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The Roads Most Traveled – Rummble Brings Us All Even Closer

As the world got smaller with the dawn of Social Networking, our tools to share the wonders of said world are growing exponentially. Attempting to bridge the gap between utility and user interaction is Rummble for Android, the gps based local search/review app that incorporates the same ideal ...

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Download DRM-Free Music on Your Android Phone with Mewbox

Music download service Mewbox was recently launched for Android smart phones and the Android-powered Archos 5 Internet Tablet. Mewbox is offering around 4 million tracks from over 23,000 labels. All music available via this service is DRM-free, meaning you can move it to and from whatever ...

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Clean Up Your Android Desktop with ‘Apps Organizer’

Are you finding yourself filling up most or all of your Android desktop screens with shortcuts and widgets?  Those with the “stock” Android experience will tell you it’s pretty easy to clutter three panels.  Most of us hate scrolling through the app drawer so we drop an icon ...

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PhantomAlert Uses GPS to Help Avoid Traffic Tickets

When you see a name PhantomAlert you may be inclined to think that it’s something that warns you if there’s a comic character near you.  No, this app for Android smart phones, is a GPS based system that warns you of nearby speed traps, red light cameras, speed cameras, school zones, DUI ...

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Unconfirmed Rumor: Motorola Motus to AT&T

Engadget Mobile is reporting tonight that one of their tipsters has hit them up with some Motorola Motus rumors.  If you read the title of this post, you already know where it’s headed.  Allegedly, the Motus is going to land on AT&T’s network around April or May of next ...

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I’ve Got Cliq Envy

When I was a young boy in Catholic school, I was always taught that envy was one of the Seven Deadly Sins.  As of yesterday, I am heading to the confessional because of the early Christmas present I got my wife this weekend, the Motorola Cliq from T-Mobile. As a rule, I am an early... Read More

Droid 2.0.1 Update Now Rolling Out – Did You Get Yours?

Is Verizon playing Santa with its latest Android 2.0.1 OTA Update for the Motorola Droid?  As I sit here patiently waiting for my over-the-air push of the update, (some of you may already be sipping the eggnog) I have headed over to Verizon’s site to see what’s included in the ...

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A Google’s Favorite Place Near You

Google is trying hard to develop tools and services that converting smartphones into a every day companion, instead of just a gadget that you use once in a while. This can be accomplished by turning the smartphone into location based friendly tool. This new service, Google’s Favorite Place, ...

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