Project Elite v4 ROM:Sleek,Stable & Fast

Last week I came across a great ROM for Motorola Droid 1 (a.k.a. "OG Droid") tucked away in Droid Forums: Project Elite v4. Now, I usually flash the major ROM developers' work (Cyanogen, Bugless Beast, Chevy and the others on ROM Manger) because of their history, and pass up the new guys ...

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Google Welcomes Vizio to its TV Line-Up

Vizio has been in the news a lot lately, and now, Google TV Product Manager Rishi Chandra has announced a new partnership with them. “Today I’m excited to share that we’re kicking off the year with a new partner, Vizio, a leading TV maker in the U.S. Vizio is making a new line ...

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“Android, Meet ChromeOS”

Though he warns that it's incomplete and should be left alone for now, ChromeOS hacker Hexxah seemed to acknowledge that he's working on an Android ROM for Google's Chrome OS laptop, the CR-48, providing the photographic evidence of Froyo you see above along with a few enticing ...

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Google Continuing to Clean Up the Market

We've known for some time that Google doesn't hesitate to remove apps from the Market that violate the distribution terms that developers agree to. Tonight, we've learned of another instance: the developer of EliteBomb and EliteBomb Plus, who openly describes the app as "the first SMS spammer ...

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Make an Android app in 10 minutes with Feed.nu

Looking to get an app for your publication into the Android Market, but don’t have the time or money to hire a developer to get the work done for you? Feed has developed (still in Beta) a new way of putting your blog onto the Android Market.  The site boasts that there is no ...

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Libraries Provide Direct eBook Downloads on iPhone & Android

Overdrive is a Global distributor of digital eBooks and audiobooks slong with other media for libraries, schools, and retailers. And now also for your Android Device! Info was released today from OverDrive in a press release:

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Watch Our First Live Coverage of CES in One Hour!

Thanks to our friends at Streamly.tv, we will be able to bring all of our Android Guys readers to CES, virtually!  If you can’t be in Vegas, we have the next best thing, you can watch all the hottest events and happenings as they unfold.  Using Streamly.tv’s streaming backpack ...

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Yet Another Android Market?

Yes, yet another Android Market substitution, this time brought to you by the folks at Promaris. There’s already a few successful alternatives for the Android Market, that’s true, but this one, named Aproov, might be working just a bit better than some others.  I’ve taken a ...

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Sprint Announces EVO Shift 4G and MiFi 3G/4G Hotspot

This baby has been getting a lot of press lately, and for good reason.  It’s a pretty amazing looking device. This morning, Sprint “officially” announced the EVO Shift 4G. They also threw in another nice little surprise–the MiFi 3G/4G hotspot. Did you know you can ...

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Beta Test This: ShopSavvy 4

Most of us use some sort of barcode scanner on our Android phone.  Barcode Scanner, Google Goggles, and ShopSavvy are the top three available in the Android Market. According to ShopSavvy, “If you would like to help us out AND you have a newer Android phone like an Evo, Nexus One, ...

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The Best Business App for Android Isn’t An App

It got off to a slow start, but Android is gaining appeal among business users. That isn't to say there aren't any issues. There are many. Still, an evolving platform allows Google and its developers to overcome these issues. Even now businesses can benefit by using Android devices.

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Mini Squadron Special Edition Release in January 2011 (UPDATE)

Android Gamers rejoice! Mini Squadron Special Edition is scheduled for release January 11, 2011. In case you don't know, (and that would be a big rock you are hiding under) MiniSquadron is a 2D side-scrolling, physics-based aerial dog-fighting game.

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Rumor: Google Working on Mobile Payments System

Many of us are still toting around a “Geroge Costanza” wallet.  We have credit cards, store loyalty cards, gift cards from the holidays, cash, and many other things.  Well, now there may be a good chance that this sort of scenario will be going by the wayside in the not too distant ...

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First Look at CES 2011 (Video)

Our friends and CES 2011 partners at streamly.tv got a first at CES today, check out the above video to see the calm before the storm in Las Vegas! Stay tuned as Streamly.tv is partnering with us here at Android Guys to bring you live, streaming coverage of the event! Did you know you can... ...

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Modify Your Battery Icons Easily With This App

Most of the times you want to modify your battery icons, you have to flash an update.zip or push files to your phone with adb. Not anymore if you are a proud owner of a Galaxy S, Epic, Nexus One, HTC Hero CDMA or HTC Magic.

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