Posts From Scott Webster
HTC is keeping with their tradition of releasing the kernel code to new handsets with the latest being the Desire Z (T-Mobile G2). Like they recently did with the Droid Incredible and EVO 4G, HTC sets most of the code free for developers and ROM makers to tinker with.
Now that Android 2.2 has started permeating handsets across the world, users are flocking to the market to download Flash. Adobe’s bread and butter media player has been downloaded more
Two months and eleven updates after hitting Android in beta form, TweetDeck has arrived in the Android Market. Thanks to more than 36,000 beta testers, the developers were able to deliver an incredible looking and feature rich client available to all!
Yesterday saw us reporting on an alleged OTA update that was said to be hitting a select few G2 users. We mentioned that we didn’t have any official word from
Popular messaging client BeejiveIM arrived on Android a couple weeks back, bringing its award winning all-in-one support to your favorite mobile OS. Yeah, we know we missed the boat on launch day but we felt obligated to share the news – should you not already know about it.
Sony just made the first actual Google TV official with their new 46-inch GT1 Sony Internet TV. Billed as the first television with the ability to enjoy apps, watch HDTV,
Sony is currently in the midst of a Google TV keynote in New York , but the hardware maker began making developer-friendly moves earlier today. The company has opened up
A source close to Android Police is claiming that the next release of Android is slated to arrive next week. Codenamed Gingerbread, we don’t know whether this is 2.3, 2.5, or 3.0 in terms of naming convention. However, that could change soon enough!
Last week saw Sony’s movie and television streaming service, Crackle, come to Android phones. Started as an online video sharing service (Grouper Networks) back in 2004, Crackle is now home to full-length movies and television shows.
T-Mobile is about to start making good on their promise to leave no (myTouch) phone behind. According to information obtained by TmoNews, the carrier is set to roll out Android
Good news for those of you who own a LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT set. You can now control your NXT robot (Android) from an Android 2.1 or 2.2 device! Called MINDdroid, it functions as a wireless remote control via a Bluetooth connection.
We cannot confirm this on our ends as of yet but word around the campfire is that G2 handsets are getting an over-the-air software update. After less than a week
It’s Monday! That means tonight at 10PM EST you’ll be listening to the longest running Android-related podcast on the internet. Join your fellow Android fans and developers as we take
I started dabbling in geocaching late last year as my son and I wanted something fun to do on days off. Being he was six at the time, he was only too eager to help daddy hunt down treasure in the real world. We bounced from one Android app to another, trying each out to see what we liked best. Due to memory limitations of my G1, I was constantly uninstalling applications and games to make room for new stuff. Couple that with a quick-draining battery and it was becoming tough to stay enthusiastic or spend much time in the field. Suffice it to say, we got out of the game for a few months. Then all of a sudden, last month’s official Geocaching.com announcement put us right back on the hunt.
As Android continues to grow, so does the number of players entering the app distribution game. A few of today’s current alternatives include GetJar, SlideME, AppBrain, and OnlyAndroid. Looking forward,