Samsung Announces i5500 ‘Corby Smartphone’ for Italy

Samsung has announced their Android-based i5500 handset will be headed for Italy under the Corby umbrella. The Corby Smartphone runs Android 2.1 and features a 2.8-inch QVGA LCD touch display, a 2-megapixel camera, and support for 3G HSDPA 7.2 Mbps.

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What is the HTC Intruder?

Another HTC codename/product has popped up thanks to a RadioShack screen which comes courtesy of TjCrew.  The full retail price of the Intruder looks like it might be a placeholder at $699 while the contract cost of $129 is more in line with something I’d expect out of an Android phone.  ...

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Is Something Happening to Your Android Market?

I’m thinking that something is brewing on Android market.  Yesterday afternoon I noticed that order of many apps in the “Productivity” category had changed drastically.  The last I checked, at least one of my apps – Hire*A*Droid is missing comments entirely (it had about ...

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Big in Japan (ShopSavvy) Feeling the EVO 4G Effect

Qik is not the only company feeling the effects of the EVO 4G and its massive sales figures.  ShopSavvy developers Big in Japan are reporting similar workloads and finding that some of their retailers are “not fairing as well under the load.”  That’s a great thing for them as ...

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Samsung Sending Out Teasers for Galaxy S!

If you have been following any of my posts, or listening to any of the Android Guys Thursday Night Podcasts, you know that I am holding my breath for when the Samsung Galaxy S drops for purchase with T-Mo, my carrier of choice. There have been many rumors as to the exact release date in... Read More

First Android Based TV Unveiled

In an article over at Chinitech.com, it is being reported that the television set pictured to the left is the fist set in the world to have the Android platform built into it.  Chinese electronics manufacturer TCL has reportedly been working in their labs since 2008 to integrate Android with ...

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Logitech Harmony Link for Android and Google TV

In a post on the Logitech blog, Ashish Arora, Vice President and General Manager of the Digital Home Group at Logitech outlines the new Harmony Link functionality for Google TV, and it is some exciting stuff!

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Qik Sees “Unprecedented” Workload on Servers Thanks to EVO 4G

HTC EVO 4G owners trying to use Qik Video over the weekend found themselves running into all sorts of connection issues thanks to overwhelming and unprecedented demand.  The Qik blog is telling us that they have had to temporarily unpublish the video calling application over extreme workloads.  ...

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Android’s Malware Potential

With our smartphones getting more advanced every month it seems, the question has to be asked, can Android phones be used against their owners through some sort of malware or hack? The short answer is yes, in theory, according to an Information Week posting talking about the upcoming Def Con ...

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Cellular South Announces Milestone Coming Soon

After teasing us with promises of a game changer and a coyly written tweet, Cellular South has officially announced that the Milestone will soon be available to customers.  The Motorola device is for all intents and purposes, a Droid. Specs include a 3.7-inch display,a 5 megapixel digital ...

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Motorola Dropping 20 Android Phones This Year

Motorola’s director of marketing, Tom Satchwell, has indicated to SlashGear that 2010 could see 20 Android-based phones from the handset maker.  To be clear, this means worldwide and in the United States alone.  This also doesn’t take into consideration that some phones could get ...

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Nexus One USB Host Driver Developed by Android Geek

This is the kind of story that I love to report on, because it shows the true heart of the Android Community, and the real power we have as Android users.  In the video above, there is a user named Sven Killig who decided that he wanted to be able to use USB devices with... Read More

HTC EVO 4G Has Massive Weekend, Leads to Shortages

Sprint has issued a press release this morning touting the record sales of their new HTC EVO 4G.  The actual number of  devices sold over the weekend is not officially known but it’s bigger than anything the carrier has seen so far.  Sprint did share a little something to put it into ...

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VCAST Arrives in Android Market, $10 Monthly Subscription

Watching television shows and sporting events on your Verizon handset just became a little bit easier. Starting today, Verizon’s VCAST service can be found in the Android Market, giving customers access to news and sports on demand regardless of location. Newly added programming from the ...

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Android: The Three Things You Need to Know First

Congratulations! You just became the proud owner of your first Android phone: an EVO 4G, a MyTouch Slide, or one of the dozens of others available. Using Android is fairly intuitive, but there are a few things to know that will help you get comfortable more quickly. 1. Android has its head in ...

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