Spring Design Alex E-Reader Rooted!

The Alex E-Reader has just been rooted!  That’s right, all the goodies that go along with rooting your Android device are now available for your Alex E-Reader as well.  If you are interested in doing this all you need to do is download the .ZIP file, copy it to the root folder of your ...

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Motorola Ditches Google Location Services

In a recent development, Motorola has announced that it is replacing Google location services in a vast majority of its devices with Skyhook location services. Skyhook, which is already used in Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, triangulates your location by using a large grid of WiFi ...

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Minor Update to Motorola CLIQ XT Available NOW! Limited to First 1,000 Downloads

T-Mobile has just made a minor software update available to their Motorola Cliq XT handset.  Limited to the first 1,000 people to download it, the update improves data connectivity, decreases random reboots and force closes, and more.  The update just hit about 20 minutes ago and we can confirm ...

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Verizon’s Nexus One Not Happening, Buy Its Cousin Instead

After waiting patiently for the Nexus One to arrive on Verizon’s network, customers have learned today that there will be no such animal.  The official Google Phone store has removed the placeholder indicating a spring launch and replaced it with a blurb about buying the “similarly ...

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Why I Don't Hate Apple

Being an Android user,  most people automatically assume that I hate Apple. While I’m not an Apple fangirl and don’t currently own any Apple products, I don’t hate the company in the least.  Apple is incredibly innovative, no one can argue that. Both the iPod and iPhone ...

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NYTimes App Coming Soon?

It sounds like we might be getting an official NYTimes application for Android any day now.  According to Google Mobile OS, a demo for a NYTimes app was found on the Nexus One YoutTube channel.  Unfortunately, the video cannot be found any longer.  On a positive note, an FAQ page has made its ...

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Dell Roadmap Leaked, Reveals Android Netbooks

Ok, so we know that Dell loves Android, but we didn’t know they love Android this much!  Android Central is reporting that a Dell product roadmap has been leaked and it features new Android goodies!  These goodies include the “Sparta” netbook tablet and “Athens,” a ...

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Three Hardware Standards Android Handset Manufacturers Need to Implement

Since the debut of the T-Mobile G1 in October 2008, Android has grown exponentially.  The platform has progressed from 1.0 to 2.1, with high-end Android handsets being all the rage in recent months. With the rapid growth of the platform we have seen many different pieces of hardware that  show ...

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I Have a Palm, I Wanted an iPhone, I Ordered an Android……Why??

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Yes, I have a Palm Centro and honestly until I saw my first iPhone, I liked it.  My major complaints with the Palm were the  tiny screen, the terrible web browser and the lack of apps.  The keyboard keys are very tiny but since I used the sides of my gel reinforced french manicured thumbs, I... ...

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Will Google Go After Flash Developers Next?

We’ve learned over the last few days that Google is proactively seeking Apple developers, attempting to woo them with free phones.  Not a bad strategy if you can afford to toss a few hundred bucks at each person you want.  Now that the platform is established and super phones are coming ...

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Samsung SHW-M110S: Long Lost Twin of the Galaxy S?

Details have been uncovered about a new Samsung handset that will debut in South Korea in the coming months. The Samsung SHW-M110S features a 4-inch AMOLED touchscreen, a 1GHz processor, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11n and Samsung’s redesigned TouchWiz 3.0. It is common practice for a single ...

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Android Market to Hit 50,000 Apps in Time for Google I/O

With all the recent talk about Android growth and trying to sway developers to the platform, we thought we’d stroll by Androlib to get a feel for where the number of apps sits today.  Now, we know that Androlib is in no way the official word on actual figures.  We realize that until ...

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Oprah Mobile: You Get an App, You Get an App!

Harpo Studios has announced the release of the brand new Oprah Mobile app aimed at hardcore fans of the daytime giant.  For a one-time $1.99 charge users can keep up with just about every aspect of Oprah, from the talk show to her magazine and twitter account. Users can enjoy video clips, vote ...

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Oprah Mobile Arrives For Android Handsets

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Oprah Winfrey fans around the world can now stay in touch with the talk show host while on the go.  Available immediately, the Android application provides video clips and previews from “The Oprah Winfrey Show” as well as weekly polls, articles, photo galleries, and more. Did you know you can ...

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SIRIUS XM Radio App Due in May

SIRIUS XM Radio has announced that an official application will be available next month, providing over 120 channels of sports, news, and commercial-free music to customers.  We get the feeling this will require Android 2.1 as the press release continually refers to the app being designed for ...

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