Google Earth Arrives in Android Market for 2.1

The official Google Earth application has arrived in the Android Market this morning.  We haven’t seen any news from the Google Mobile blog yet, so we’re trying to dig through a few things.  As of right now, we know it doesn’t show up for Android 1.5 or 1.6 but Nexus One ...

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Official AIM App Brings Facebook Chat with It

We finally have an official AIM app for Android. The popular instant message service launched its app this week with a special surprise. It comes with Facebook Chat integration, which is something Facebook for Android lacked. The Facebook part is still in beta testing and you need to download ...

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Aava Mobile’s Reference Design for OEM/ODMs

AAVA Mobile, a startup comprised of “engineering wizards”, was in Barcelona last week to show off their reference design for OEMs and ODMs.  This unnamed device, based on Intel’s Moorestown processor is being touted as the first fully open mobile device.   

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MWC 2010: HTC Desire and Legend Overview

You probably know already everything there is to know on the latest Android devices from HTC, the Legend and the Desire.  I’d like to add some more information as I was able to spend few minutes on Tuesday with HTC. Obviously we talked about the new devices but also about the updated ...

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See What’s Happening in Android Market with ‘AppAware’

ETH University of Zurich, a science and technology university, recently released a new application named AppAware which aims to build a social network around the Android Market.  Want to see what others are installing, updating, and removing?  Become “App Aware” of what’s ...

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Beta Test This! Gowalla for Android

We’re finding that many of our readers and twitter followers love to try out new applications.  Any time we mention a developer is looking for feedback or insight into their application(s), you guys seem to jump all over it.  Here’s another one, and its a pretty big title – ...

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Wirefly Offering Droid for $50

Those of you interested in picking up a Motorola Droid might want to consider checking out Wirefly.  While Amazon and LetsTalk are offering the phone for $99, Wirefly has for $50 after instant discount for both new or existing Verizon Wireless customers who sign a 2-year agreement.  It’s ...

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Archos Readying a Pair of Devices on Eve of Expo

We’ve seen the Archos A5 and know about the Archos A7. Apparently they’ve got another device up their sleeves and the plan is to pull it out at CeBIT, the world’s largest computer expo next month (March 2-6). As to what this second unit is, the only thing we have to go on is ...

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Load HTC Desire ROM onto Your (Rooted) Nexus One

Just a few days ago we reported on Paul O’Brien and his loading of the brand new HTC Desire ROM onto his rooted Nexus One.  At the time, he was keeping the ROM to himself as it appeared to have a watermark on it. Not anymore!  

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Archos 5 gets Firmware Update

Recently, I turned on my Archos 5 tablet for my nightly reading and found notification for the firmware update (1.7.77). Alas it’s still Android 1.6. The update went without a glitch but if you are wondering what was includes here’s rundown from the Archos support site: Extended ...

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Would You Buy a MOTOBLUR DVR?

From almost day one, we’ve been saying here at AndroidGuys that we expect to see some DVRs and set-top-boxes with Android under the hood.  After reading an article on the Wall Street Journal, it appears we might finally be seeing some more movement out of the hardware manufacturer.  ...

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Dell Mini 5 to Have Dock with HDMI Output [VIDEO]

Hey what do you know?  The Dell Mini 5 keeps getting a tad bit better every time we look at it.  Today we’ve learned that the that big giant cell phone with a 5-inch screen will have a docking station.  If you watch the video below you’ll briefly see the unit docked and a mention... ...

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Saving the Gadget? The Dilemma of an Android Fanatic.

The following is an opinion piece from one of our readers, Lars Aronsson. That things progress very quickly in the world of mobile technology is no secret: there’s always something bigger, better, faster and more powerful around the corner. In the last 15 years, cell-phones have gone from ...

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Sprint’s WiMAX Handset (Supersonic) to Launch by Summer

Sprint plans to have their first 4G WiMAX-capable handset on the market before the summer gets started.  According to Forbes, the carrier told them that the device will arrive a few months earlier than expected.  So which handset will this be?  It’s widely rumored to be the HTC ...

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Google Shopper for Android

Google has unveiled their latest Android application, Shopper.   Using the camera built into your Android handset, users can find information and pricing on CDs, books, DVDs, video games, and other products.  There are a variety of ways to find results.  Take a picture of the item, scan its ...

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