Sony Ericsson Tweaks Android 2.1 Timeline for Xperia X10 Handsets

It was reported last month that Sony Ericsson planned on rolling out Android 2.1 to their Xperia X10 series of phones in the fourth quarter.  Today sees the company updating the timeline as they bump it up ever so slightly.     

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Brief, Blurry Video of Samsung Tablet

The Samsung tablet has found time to shoot a video, albeit a blurry cameo. Behold just under thirty seconds of the Tab acting like a phone. Yeah, a huge 7-inch phone. We know some are calling this thing the “Tape” but we’ll stick with “Tab” for now. As a refresher, ...

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Sony Ericsson Formally Announces Xperia X8

Sony Ericsson’s “Shakira” has has gone from rumored to official in under two weeks. The company has officially announced their next Android handset, the Xperia X8. As most predicted, the X8 falls neatly in the middle between the X10 and X10 Mini series. Sony Ericsson pegs the ...

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Acer Decides to Make a New Blackberry..I MEAN Android Device

Our friends at Androinica are reporting that Acer has announced two new Android handsets in a line dubbed beTouch, the first of which is pictured to the left.  As you can see, Acer has decided to try to woo those people who are so used to crackberries that when they see the familiar portrait ...

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Uh-Oh, EVO Screen Problems

And the hits keep on hitting: another problem has cropped up with EVO units. Good and EVO (GREAT name btw) is reporting that many EVO units are suffering from improperly grounded touchscreens.  How do you check to see if your EVO handset is affected?  Put the unit down on a table or a flat ...

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Everybody’s Kung Fu Swyping!

When we’ve discussed Swype in the past, it’s always been a good news/bad news story. The good news: it’s an innovative, gesture-based virtual keyboard whose users profess a love for it that was illegal in several states until quite recently. The bad news was that it was only ...

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Google Takes On Apple Again, This Time with Google Music

If you, like me, have been begging the Google gods to provide some sort of streamlined music shopping experience on your Android powered handset, it seems that the gods indeed have heard our pleading.  It looks like the Google Music service may be launching this Fall.    

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MyTouch 3G Slide Rooted

The MyTouch 3G Slide has been rooted!   MyTouch 3G Slide users will now have access to ROMs and all kinds of goodies.  Anybody interested should click here for a clear set of instructions (they are very easy to follow). Let us know how it goes folks! Happy hacking! Source: Android Central ...

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Battle of the Keyboards

Android CheckList, Redux

I recently decided to try out two keyboard apps to see which would fit me the best.  I didn’t like the stock keyboard on my Eris because it made me feel as though I didn’t have enough room to type either vertical or horizontal.  I chose to try ShapeWriter and ThickButtons.  I ...

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Is the Droid X Really Running Froyo?

Engadget has just posted some exclusive hands-on goodness of the Motorola Droid X. In their post, they make it very clear that the device is running Android 2.1, and not 2.2 (aka Froyo). The perplexes me for one simple reason. Take a look at the screenshot below. It was taken from one of their ...

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Next Generation of Droid Unleashed June 23rd

The end of the month is shaping up to be a fun one for us Android enthusiasts.  Samsung has asked us to “save the date” for the 29th as we assume they’ll be announcing the Galaxy S pricing and carrier availability.  Six days earlier, however, Verizon and Motorola are going to ...

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Rumor Taps Droid X For July 19th Launch

The Droid X rumor mill has gone into overdrive these past few days with pictures, specs, and ad treatments arriving almost daily.  All we’re really waiting on is price and a release date.  Scratch that, we’re only waiting on price now.  Thanks to, who else, Droid Life we have ...

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First Official Peek at Sony Ericsson Android-Based “Yendo” Walkman

The first images of Sony Ericsson’s upcoming Android-based Walkman have arrived online.  Thanks to the Unofficial Sony Ericsson Blog we can see that the not-yet-announced “Yendo” Walkman series devices look very much like the Xperia handsets released so far.  Coming in ...

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AT&T Does it Again, Restricts Non-Market Apps on HTC Aria

Gosh darnit AT&T.  Just when we thought you were starting to get Android you had to go and pull this stuff again.  Like the Motorola Backflip, the just-announced HTC Aria will not allow for users to download apps from outside of the Android Market.  Say farewell to beta testing and ...

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SoundHound Releases Free Version of Android App

Sound search company SoundHound has announced the availability of a new, free version of their Android application. The app app provides five free music searches per month in addition to unlimited voice, text, and lyrics searches. The premium version will now be called SoundHound Infinity and ...

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