The Ticker (September 3rd)

We get an awful lot of emails from you guys wanting to share news, promote links, tips, etc. As much as we'd love to share everything that comes across the inbox, we simply can't. So, we decided to start a semi-regular series of posts called "The Ticker". These will be items that we think ...

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As Promised, Angry Birds Beta Arrives

The emails have begun rolling out.  Angry Birds beta has hit the Android Market.  If you signed up for the beta test, you’ll be getting your notice any minute now.  For those of you who didn’t, we’ll give you the details.    Rovio is aiming to make Angry Birds the best game in ...

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ViewSonic Announces Dual-Booting ViewPad 100

ViewSonic announced the "world's first" dual-boot Android/ Windows 7 tablet earlier today at IFA 2010. The Android side of things is 1.6 which might turn away tech savvy early adopters, but the rest of the tablet sounds good on paper.

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We Got a Jammed Packed AGTN!

In 45 minutes we will be going LIVE with AGTN, otherwise known as “Android Guys Thursday Night” DROID-cast! Join us tonight as we talk with Drew Ianni from APPNATION, we hear from Kyle the Droid Guy about the Galaxy Tab LIVE from Germany, we give away 6 Android Figurines, 5 Zooly ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Already Rooted!

Just a quick announcement here. Not even a full month before it’s probable launch, the Galaxy Tab has been rooted.  Super-user access and all.  Sera-Apps takes the credit with this root. Great jobs guys! Source: JKMobile  

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Getjar Getting App Discovery/Conversion Right, Take Notice Google!

In a press release put out today, Mobile Security firm NetQin is reporting that through GetJar’s pay per download ad campaign system, they have seen 100% growth in the US market for their product, as well as a 90% conversion rate from the ad campaign they are running.  If that sounds a ...

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Toshiba Folio 100 Announced

Samsung isn’t the only company announcing Android tablets today.  Toshiba just dropped the Android 2.2-powered Folio 100 on the world.  The specs read like a strong device, with its 1024 x 600 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen, Tegra 2 processor, and 16GB of built-in memory.  Other ...

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Video Review of the Sony/Ericsson XPERIA X10 for AT&T

This week I had the privilege of receiving a XPERIA X10 from Sony to play with and review, man I love my job!  I have to admit that at first I was not super excited about the X10 as a handset, for the simple fact that it runs Android 1.6, which I moved on from... Read More

Huawei Announces Android 2.2 Powered ‘IDEOS’

Huawei announced four new Android phones today, including the entry-level IDEOS. Built with Android 2.2, the IDEOS is expected to be priced between $100 and $200 when it arrives in European, Asia-Pacific, North American and Latin American markets. We’re waiting on Huawei to open up their ...

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Reader Submission: Customizability on Android [VIDEO]

We like to occasionally feature guest bloggers and reader submissions on AndroidGuys as it helps the community get a feel for what others are doing with their Android phones.  One reader we’ve featured here a couple of times, Roy, has sent us another post.  This time, he has taken to ...

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Vlingo Continues to Evolve, Partners with foursquare

Vlingo continues to push their voice application forward, adding new features and enhancements all the time. Today finds the company partnering with foursquare to make check-ins even easier. Now, it’s possible to tap the screen and say “Check in to Taco Bell” rather than ...

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Samsung Starts Advertising Galaxy Tab [VIDEO]

The first official TV spot for the Galaxy Tab has hit YouTube and we’ve embedded it below.  Samsung crams as much as they can in the 30-second spot so that users can see just how helpful one of these guys can be.  We can’t wait to see these hit the streets so we can gauge... Read More

T-Mobile SCOOP Confirms G2 With 800 MHz Scorpion Processor

T-Mobile has confirmed that their next Android handset, the G2, will not be a 1GHz processor after all. But it's not all bad news as the carrier tells us the phone will be powered by an 800MHz Scorpion.

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Samsung Makes Galaxy Tab Official with IFA Announcement

We can finally put the Galaxy Tab rumors to sleep. Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Tab earlier today at the IFA conference in Berlin, Germany. Looking very much like a giant Galaxy S phone, the Tab features a 7-inch TFT-LCD, WSVGA (1024 x 600) display, Cortex A8 1.0GHz processor, ...

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App Review: GetGlue

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few months, you will be aware that location based Check-In services are the latest and greatest aspects of social networking. This is highlighted by the new Facebook Places service. GetGlue isn’t your average location based ...

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