With CES behind us and CTIA fast approaching, one begins to think about the laundry list of impressive features being added to android handsets and tablets. Dual-core, HD display, HDMI, Wifi hotspot, 3D, Near Field Communication, ‘4G’…the list goes on and on. All features that you want, and need, on your android. Mobile technology and the android operating system have been growing at an amazing pace – think of how far we’ve come from October 2008. From Cupcake to Gingerbread: 5 different versions of android in just over two years – a new version every 5.4 months. What’s left you ask? The mobile battery!
T-Mobile has formally opened the doors for a sign-up page dedicated to the upcoming G-Slate. This will be where you get the official news from the carrier as it pertains to the secretive Android 3.0 tablet from LG.
Looking to by one of the hot new phones Verizon announced in the last 2 weeks? After the break is an interesting Info-graphic breaking down the Droid Bionic, iPhone4 and HTC Thunderbolt.
We’ve all done it, in one way or another. Downloaded a Swype.apk file to give Swype’s amazing keyboard a try. Found a Swype.apk and sent it to our friends. But the fact is that some aspects of distribution are illegal according to Swype Inc.’s copyrights. Swype has released an official statement, directed mainly at users on XDA, about when it’s okay or not okay to distribute Swype on devices.
I knew that people shared my anger about the whole T-Mo/Samsung debacle from the last few days, but there is someone out there who has gone further than my “Rayge Against the Machine” segment on AGTN.
Even if it actually is last year’s Verizon LG Ally, Alltel subscribers have another Android phone to look forward too. Starting today, customers can pick one up for $89.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate.
Going back as far as last year’s Google I/O conference we’ve been hearing about Google getting into the music space. In May 2010 we were treated to a demonstration of
The people over at Android Community are reporting today that a group known as the “DavinciDevelopers” has been doing something pretty lowdown with the Android Market. Namely, taking apps that are in development and in the hands of beta testers and posting them to the Android Market as their own creations. A quote from the Android Community article:
For the second time in a week, we’ve learned of a forthcoming MetroPCS handset from Samsung with LTE capabilities. This model, the Forte, is said to run Android 2.2 and feature a 1GHZ Hummingbird processor, a 5-megapixel camera, and a sliding QWERTY keyboard.
We’re nearing that time of year when people agonize over their taxes. Over the years, things have gotten easier for the average Joe as PC software has helped to lessen
Recently uncovered FCC documents indicate that T-Mobile and Huawei me be working together on another handset. The filing shows the phone to have support for T-Mobile’s AWS bands among other decent sounding specs. The carrier currently offers the Huawei “Comet” as part of their pre-paid stable so this IDEOS X6 could be a potential successor.
An internal document from AT&T might be considered confirmation of a launch date for the hot, new Motorola Atrix 4G. Considered one of the best Android-devices to be unveiled at last week’s CES, the phone looks to be arriving on Tuesday, March 1.
A handful of images have surfaced for one of Samsung’s latest Android endeavors, the S5570. Known by its catchier name, the Galaxy Mini, the smart phone is said to run Android 2.2 and feature a 320×240 screen among other things.
One of my favorite names in turn-by-turn navigation, TeleNav, has just rolled out a new version of the GPS Navigator application into the Android Market.