Augmented Reality Evolved: Layar 3.5 Hits Android Market

Layar, the world’s leading mobile Augmented Reality Platform and browser, has just released version 3.5 of their Reality Browser into the Android Market. Starting today, the new version of the browser makes it even easier for users to search and discover the world around them. This release ...

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Evernote for Android Gets Updated, Fixes Major Bug

Evernote recently updated their Android application, adding new features and fixing a major bug.  Many users were running into a ‘java.lang.IllegalStateException'error which prevented some folks from accessing certain notes.  It turns out this was a result of a Mac client upgrade and took ...

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Yepp! Samsung Working on Android-based Media Player

Thanks to another Bluetooth SIG listing we now know Samsung is prepping a music player with our beloved Android OS.  First spotted a little over a week ago by Samsung Hub and Chocoberry, we’ve learned that the YP-MB2 device will feature a 4-inch AMOLED screen, TouchWiz 3.0, and GPS ...

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T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide Available Today – Grab Yours for $179.99

T-Mobile’s first Android 2.1 device, the myTouch 3G Slide, is now available for any and all interested parties!  With its 3.4-inch screen, sliding QWERTY keyboard and 5 megapixel camera, the phone is a fairly good bargain at $179.99 (2-year service agreement, mail-in rebate).  The highly ...

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Motorola FLIPOUT Announced with Android 2.1 and Enhanced MOTOBLUR

Motorola just officially announced their latest Android offering, the FLIPOUT.  Some of you may recall seeing this phone when it was rumored with names like ‘Ruth’ and ‘Twist’ a few months back.  The compact and stylish phone features Android 2.1, a 3 megapixel camera, ...

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Rumor: Motorola Shadow to Run ‘NinjaBlur’

There has been a great deal of hype and excitement surrounding the upcoming Droid Shadow/MB810 Droid Xtreme and its apparent speed and overall performance.  A recent benchmark test indicated that the handset comes in just slightly under a Nexus One running Android 2.2 (Froyo).  Great, right?  ...

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Andy Rubin: Android Updates Will “Probably end up Being Once a Year”

Google VP Andy Rubin recently spent some time speaking with the Silicon Valley Mercury News where he shared a few details about the future of the mobile platform. Rubin acknowledged the rapid maturity of Android and how it has kept developers and OEMs up at night. After what seems like a new ...

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Samsung Galaxy S to Hit 110 Nations at Once

According to Korean IT Times, the Samsung Galaxy S will be rolling out to 110 countries around the world later this summer. Among the carriers expected to offer the handset are Orange (France), SingTel (Singapore), and Deutsche Telecom (Germany).  It has been previously reported that the big ...

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Samsung i897 is Now “Captivate”

The guys over at BGR are reporting this afternoon that the Samsung i897 will be known as the Captivate. We were the first to bring you pictures of the device late last week. Looking nearly identical to the Galaxy S on the inside, it has a slightly varied form factor on the outside. Specs ...

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Motorola Droid Xtreme Found in Verizon Inventory System

A PhoneArena source has passed along a screen shot from Verizon’s inventory system which shows quite a few accessories for the yet-to-be-announced Motorola MB810 handset. Expected to be called the Droid Xtreme, this is rumored to be one of two Verizon devices built by Motorola for a ...

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Motorola Updates Android 2.1 Timeline, Very Little Change

Motorola’s Owners’ Forum has posted a revised timeline for their Android-based handsets waiting for the coveted Android 2.1 update.  Not much has changed since the last time we checked in.  In fact, the Droid and Milestone are the only phones that differ – the Droid is all ...

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Engadget Gets a Dell Streak, Tries to Break Screen. Fails. [VIDEO]

Gorilla Glass.  That’s a buzz word you’ll likely be hearing much more of as time goes.  As Snapdragon is to speed, Gorilla Glass is to durability. The upcoming Dell Streak has a 5-inch display made out of the chemically-strengthened, damage-resistant stuff and it’s designed to ...

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New Dual-core Snapdragon Chips to Run Android at 1.2GHz

It seems like nearly every Android phone that gets announced these days comes with a Snapdragon processor running at a blazing fast 1GHz speed.  After last year’s 528MHz becoming the norm, the current  benchmark is considerably faster.  But what about later this year?  What can we expect ...

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Acer Liquid e Ferrari: “World’s Most Exclusive Smartphone”

Acer has announced the availability of a limited edition version of their Liquid e handset.  Called the Liquid Ferrari, it’s a glossy, sexed up looking Liquid e with a few special features added in. With a shiny Ferrari F1 red  finish, the smart phone includes exclusive content, including ...

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EXCLUSIVE: First Look at HTC Aria?

One of tipsters just passed along a few screen shots for an HTC device headed for AT&T.  They have been pretty solid in the past so we’re inclined to believe them this time around.  Here’s what they knows about the device from their brief experience with it.  The phone runs ...

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