Update: No OTA Update Pushed to Droid

Well folks,  AndroidGuys will admit it: we were wrong. Despite all the talk taking place in the forums and reports by other tech blogs, the Motorola Droid did not receive an OTA update.  Through Twitter, Motorola said today that it hasn’t pushed out an update for the Motorola Droid ...

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Viewsonic Adds VTablet 101 to List of Android Tablets

The number of Android-based tablets and internet devices seems to be keeping pace with handsets.  It feels like every time we turn around, we’re talking about a new MID or web tablet with Android.  Today finds us bringing you news of the VTablet 101 from Viewsonic. Did you know you can ...

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Revamped myTouch 3G Nears Release, Poses for Pics

Rumored for a February 10th release, the retooled T-Mobile myTouch 3G has been snapped in the wild.  This leads us to believe the phone is all but a go for launch. For those not familiar with the difference between this and the previous iteration, the new myTouch 3G offers a 3.5mm headphone ...

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Alaska’s ACS Now Offers HTC Hero, Special Android Plans

We don’t know how many of you guys reside in Alaska but we figured we’d pass this along anyways.  Alaska Communications Systems (ACS) has announced the arrival of the HTC Hero as well as new, dedicated rate plans for Android handsets.  ACS is not the first smaller/regional carrier ...

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Aspiro Brings Their Streaming Music Service to Android

Aspiro, a big player in Northern European mobile entertainment, has announced their desktop and mobile streaming music service is now available for Android handsets.  As part of a partnership launched in 2009, the service provides live streaming of a music catalog over 160,000 albums deep.  ...

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LOCiMobile Brings Cross-Platform GPS Tracking to Android Users

Having the ability to locate friends through Google Latitude is definitely a cool feature we have as part of the Android army.  But what if we want to see the location of friends who have a Blackberry or an iPhone, or other smartphone ?  Unless they have the latest version of Google Maps and ...

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FixIt!: Google Calendar and time zones

One of the best features of Android is the integration with Google’s services. If you are using Gmail and Google Calendar, you will like the fact that everything will be seamlessly synchronized between the cloud and your Android device. The issue is that any problems on one side will be ...

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Motorola Will Be Launching 20 to 30 Android Phones in 2010

Great news for Motorola fans!  Motorola’s Asia Pacific Vice President Spiro Nikokoulos recently stated in an interview with CNET Asia that the company will be launching 20 to 30 Android phones across the globe in 2010.  The VP also said that not every phone would make it to every ...

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Moozone.com Announces Android App

Moozone, an online music storage service, has announced the release of their Android application. Moozone for Android gives its users the ability to upload, manage and/or stream their music collection from their handset.   Unlike your traditional cloud storage/music apps, Moozone makes it ...

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Motorola Announces ‘SHOP4APPS’ Store and Ecosystem

Motorola has formally announced their new SHOP4APPS store for Android-based Motorola phones in China. Aside from being “just another store”, SHOP4APPS is designed to give developers tools to help promote their app(s) in the Chinese market through the MOTODEV developer program as ...

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Unconfirmed Rumor: Garmin to Debut Android Device at MWC

As we near the Mobile World Congress next month, the rumored handsets and announcements are likely to start pouring in.  DigiTimes is reporting today that Garmin plans to unveil a handful of smartphones in Barcelona, one of which will be running Android. Did you know you can advertise your app ...

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NTT DOCOMO to Launch SE Xperia X10 in Japanese Market

NTT DOCOMO, the Japanese telecommunications giant, announced today their launch of the Docomo Smartphone Xperia™, manufactured by Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications.  This is the handset known as the Xperia™ X10 in markets outside Japan. The astonishing Android handset will be available ...

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Latest AdMob Report Shows Android Drinking Microsoft’s Milkshake

The latest AdMob metrics report is out today and it’s nothing we haven’t seen yet.  To sum it up quickly, Android continues to grow both here in the US and abroad.   In the span of one year Android traffic (in the AdMob network) has grown from 1% overall to 16%  for North America ...

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Glyph Launches Free Mobile App Localization Program

Glyph Language Services, a Seattle company, has launched a limited time offer to localize mobile games and applications for free. New clients can receive localization and emulator testing services for one Android or iPhone app in one target language. The offer includes localization of up to ...

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Canadians, Your Free Magic Won’t Dial 911 As Well

So after my last post, I wish to update Canadian Android’ers that the HTC Magic is experiencing the same GPS/911 problems currently affecting the HTC Dream. Rogers is letting customers know via text message that 911 emergency calls will not complete due to a bug when GPS is enabled. ...

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