2.1 Arrives on Select Droids Today, Full Rollout Starts This Week

According to Engadget, the long awaited Android 2.1 rollout has commenced for Droid owners.  Start earlier today, 1,000 started receiving the notification that an update is available for their phone.  By the time many of you head to bed, another 9,000 will see this message as well.  After ...

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NARM Releases Android Application

The National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) has released their first Android application today to provide constant news updates as they pertain to the entertainment industry. Launched ahead of the 2010 Convention and Music Business Crash Course, the free application lets users ...

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Rumor: Verizon’s Nexus One Due by End of Next Week (With a Surprise)

SoftSailor is reporting that one of their most trusted tipsters claims the Nexus One will hit Verizon Wireless by the end of next week. We’ve been hearing things like “soon” and “any day now” for a while, but this is perhaps the most definitive window yet.   In a ...

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Latest AdMob Report Shows Android Eating Symbian’s Share of Pie

AdMob released their February 2010 report last week and it confirms what we’ve been seeing and saying for the last year or more: Android is growing very quickly and it’s chopping away at the competition.  Over the span of 12 months, Android has gone from 2 percent smart phone market ...

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KDDI to Sell 5-Inch Sharp Device This Summer

Tokyo-based KDDI Corp. plans to offer an Android-based handset from Sharp in June in an effort to compete with the likes of NTT DoCoMo and Softbank Corp. The smart phone will offer a 5-inch touch display, a physical QWERTY keyboard, and TV tuner. This unit marks the first Android phone by a ...

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AT&T Planning to Lock Down all Android Handsets?

As CTIA was kicking off last week, AT&T and Dell unveiled the forthcoming Aero handset. The sleek touch-only device which features a 3.5-inch screen and 5 megapixel camera may have something in common with AT&T’s other Android phone, the Motorola Backflip.  According to ...

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Dropbox Android App Detailed

Although we’re still a few months away from the actual release, Dropbox has decided to tease us with some details about their upcoming Android application.  The official Dropbox blog has posted some screen shots and a few bullet points letting the world know what they might expect.  If ...

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Kyocera Zio M6000 Likely Headed to Sprint

Handset maker Kyocera was in Las Vegas last week to show off their new Android-based Zio M6000.  Touted as a mass-market device for first-time smart phone buyers, it’s rumored to land on Sprint at around $99 with a contract.  This marks the first smart phone from Kyocera in over five ...

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Download This! Replica Island

Fans of classic side-scrolling classics like Super Mario Brothers, Mega Man, and Sonic the Hedgehog should checkout a new game for Android called Replica Island.  Using everyone’s favorite green robot, players fly around and try to vanquish enemies and dodge trouble in search of the ...

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Sprint’s Android 2.1 Updates Due in “Coming Weeks”

Samsung Moment and HTC Hero owners will be excited to learn that Sprint plans to roll Android 2.1 out to their customers in the “coming weeks”.  As the carrier gears up for the Nexus One and,  presumably,  the HTC Supersonic, subscribers will soon have their pick of cutting edge ...

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Roewe 350 is First Android Equipped Auto

At next month’s Beijing Auto Show, the world will get its first look at the Roewe 350. Dubbed the first Android equipped automobile, the car comes with Android 2.1 embedded into the GPS/DVDS unit. Apparently, the auto, which just went into production this week, will provide real-time ...

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Warehouse Shows HTC A9292 (Supersonic) in Equipment List

We’re merely days away from CTIA and Sprint CEO Dan Hesse’s keynote address but we’re pretty darn sure we know what will be part of his agenda.  The HTC Supersonic is all but an official “go” as pretty much everyone expects it to be unveiled.  For those who ...

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DailyTech: “HTC Incredible Arriving in 2 Weeks”

According to tech blog DailyTech, Verizon’s is ready to ratchet up their Android game with the launch HTC Incredible just days from now.  With CTIA next week, it’s being speculated that the nation’s largest carrier is poised to drop both this and the Nexus One on their ...

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Google Maps 4.1 for Android – What’s New?

Google just keeps plugging away with updates to their Maps for Android handsets.  It has only been a few short weeks since the last version was released so we were pleasantly surprised to learn of 4.1 which hit the market last night.  Would this be a minor update with subtle, if any, noticeable ...

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Zillow.com Launches Android App

It’s springtime which means the home buying season is starting to kick off.  Coincidentally or not, Zillow.com has just released their Android application into the market.  If you’re not familiar with them, Zillow is an online source for homeowners, buyers, sellers, and everyone ...

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