App Review: Puzzle Blox

For me, puzzle games are the best.  Whether it involves shapes, bubbles or words, I just dig them.  I’ve wasted plenty of time with the Final Fantasy series, I know the Mario Brothers all too well and the last time my brother was in town we had a marathon Wii Punch-Out series that ...

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Newbtorial: Hi I’m Android, Pleased to Meet You! (Part 1)

Okay, so this probably should have been Newbtorial edition number one, but not unlike most people who are engrossed in fanaticism over their favorite game, band, book, or you name it, I took for granted that most people know what Android is. How inconceivable that there could be some one out ...

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App Review: Service Tattler

I was a heck of a bartender back in the day.  I could sling drinks as fast as anyone and chat with random people about anything.  This resulted in a great group of regulars most nights.  Still, my mix-master skills and charm couldn’t please everyone, like the girl who wanted Midori and ...

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Review: doubleTwist

Before I start I need to mention that this is a PC/Mac based app and not an Android app. So why am I even talking about it? Well this software allows you to manage the media on your phone through the software’s interface much like iTunes does for the iPod. It supports many Android phones... ...

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An Early Look at the Android 2.0 SDK

Take a quick peek at what's new and improved for developers in the Android 2.0 SDK, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Motorola Droid and HTC Eris Release Date is (Almost) Official

In what many consider to be just short of an official announcement, Boy Genius Report is stating that one of their contacts confirmed that both the Motorola Droid and HTC Eris will debut on Verizon on November 6th. This is consistent with previous information reported here and elsewhere. ...

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Adding CVS Support to MOTODEV Studio [TIPS & TOOLS]

MOTODEV studio for Android is a wonderful piece of machinery. Unfortunately, as of version 1.0.1, it comes with a number of core Eclipse plugins missing, most notably – no support for CVS. Luckily this can be easily helped. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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App Review: Pomodoro

I am a fan of the convergent device. I try to use my Android phone for every task imaginable. I mean, if I could use it to beam a wave of energy at my bowl of oatmeal in the morning, cooking it right in the bowl at the table, I would! I am always on... Read More

Candid Camera: Does Hero Need a Flash?

The vast majority of people wish that Sprint’s Hero had a flash. While a flash would be a nice addition, I don’t think it’s really all that necessary. I mean, who really takes that many pictures in pitch dark? Let’s focus on the real area of concern… low light. ...

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Android Application Tsunami Coming?

Everything that can be invented – has already been invented. – Charles Duell, Commissioner of the United States Patent Office, 1899 I have to admit that my trips to the Android Market have significantly stalled over the last few weeks after noticing a decrease in apps that I felt ...

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Mobile Defense

As a general rule I traditionally avoid overused hyperbole. You know, like when a sporting event is called a “war” or when the most recent episode of “House” is called “the most intense and terrifying episode… EVER”. Yawn. I’ve always seen that ...

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Holdin’ Out… For a Real Hero

The release of the highly anticipated and much praised HTC Hero on Sprint left me nothing but underwhelmed. After writing my post about making a decision between Sprint’s first two Android offerings (see The Great Debate), I came to the agonizing decision that I just wasn’t ready to ...

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FixIt!: Android Devices

Yes, we are all very excited with the newly announced Android devices, but let’s step back for just a minute and take a look at what is obviously missing from most of the current and upcoming devices. Here is a short list of items for manufacturers to think about: Have you seen ...

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Rumor: Droid is a Series; Droid Eris Coming 11/6

The phones just keep on coming. A “trusted source” tells Engadget that “Droid” is what Verizon will call its entire line of Android phones, and that the second phone in that series will be available November 6. And what handset will Droid #2 be? None other than the HTC ...

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Droid Specs Leak Out

Motorola briefly had detailed specs for the Droid up on its site today. They’re long gone now, but leave it to Boy Genius Report to be there to get all the screenshots. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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