Android Developer Labs World Tour in Full Swing

Earlier this week, Google’s Android team kicked off their Developer Labs World Tour. Starting this Tuesday in London, the mobile rock stars are traversing the globe, speaking with developers, and let them play with new hardware. It’s a great way to have your questions answered by ...

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Dropbox Teases Android App

One of the more popular file sharing and syncing services, Dropbox, seems to be gearing up for an Android app announcement.  An email has been sent out to their users teasing, “Do you own a BlackBerry or Android phone? Don’t worry! We’ve got plenty more mobile magic coming ...

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25 Android Apps Every College Student Needs

So you made the plunge and now you’ve got yourself an Android handset.  Good for you!  So how do you take advantage of it?  You install great apps, of course.  One of our readers, James J Atkinson, put together a list of 25 Essential Android Apps for College Students which we find to ...

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SPOILER ALERT: Nexus One Beats iPhone 3GS in CNET Prizefight [VIDEO]

Over the last few years, many phones have been thrown in a head-to-head matchup with Apple’s iPhone.  We’ve yet to see a device come along and dethrone the current king of smart phones.  At some point, something has to be considered better, right? Along comes the Nexus One.   ...

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Samsung’s 2.1 Powered M100S Debuts in South Korea [UPDATED]

Samsung has announced another new Android handset, this one destined to stay back home in South Korea.   Like most everything else we’ve seen from the handset maker, it’s a touch-only phone.  Dubbed the SHW-M100S, this marks the first Android 2.1 to come from Samsung.     

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Motorola Zeppelin Spied Soaring High Over Brazil

A fresh batch of Motorola Zeppelin images have surfaced and they’re considerably clearer then anything we’ve seen so far.  Up until recently, we had been reporting on a different Motorola Zeppelin handset, even getting confused by the variations.  Having decided that this newer ...

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Motorola Officially Announces Devour for Verizon

We were pretty accurate when we said that “any day now” we’ll get something official about the Devour.  Motorola has just announced the first Verizon handset to feature MOTOBLUR  Based on Android 1.6, the Devour is expected in the first quarter of this year.     

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Full Motorola Devour Specs Surface

The full list of specs for the Droid Devour from Motorola have unearthed and they are remarkably unremarkable.  On paper, the next Android-based handset from Verizon looks much like the Cliq and Backflip.  Don’t get us wrong; we’re not saying that’s a bad thing.  Everyone ...

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Google Seeking Customer Support Professionals for Nexus One

If there’s one area where Google could improve the Nexus One experience, it would be in how support is handled.  Thankfully, things look to be headed in a positive direction.  A posting has been found on a Google’s job board that shows the company seeking a “Phone Support ...

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Google Announces Synchronized Starring and Personalized Suggestions For (You Guessed It) Android

This is the kind of preferential treatment we’ve been hoping for since Android was announced.  Google just announced a pair of new features that help blur the lines between your PC and Android experience. Using your Google account, users can now pull up previous searches and ...

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Developer to Watch: HyperDevbox

We’ve received a couple of emails over the last week from a gaming studio called HyperDevbox who has alerted us to two games of theirs. Both of them, LoveCatch and the brand new ExZeus were written to take advantage of OpenGL and 3D gaming capabilities.  As you may already know, Android, ...

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Rumor: A Pair of LG Handsets on Deck for Verizon

One handset manufacturer who has been relatively silent here in the US is LG.  Of all of the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance, their Android plans have remained the most secretive.  Although we’ve yet to see to see a handset here in the states, that may be changing soon. ...

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Mimic Android Lock Screen? There’s an App for That

Android apps sometimes get a bad rap for trying to emulate features found in existing iPhone functionality or applications.  This time around, it’s Apple devs who mimic Android.  Check out the video below which shows an iPhone app that aims to replicate the lock screen built into our ...

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Alcatel’s OT-980 is Reminiscent of Palm Pre

Take the form factor of the Palm Pre and slide in the vastly superior Android OS – what do you get? Alcatel’s OT-980 handset, that’s what. Take a look at the video below of the smart phone and you’ll see what happens when you combine that slide-up design of the Palm with ...

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Box for Verizon’s Devour Hits the Web

The box and accompanying art for Verizon’s upcoming Devour have made their way online, leading us to believe we should be hearing something official before too long.  Based on the picture, we can see that the final color appears to be the silver finish that was spotted a few weeks back. ...

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