App Review: Wixel

I love casual gaming.  Be it games like Tetris, Bejeweled or Bubbles, I have always loved to pick up my phone and spend a few minutes working my brain.  In my opinion, the best games on mobile handsets are the kind where you find yourself always trying to one-up your score.  One such game ...

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Android Devs Answer Questions, Talk Donut and Rooting

As I go through some of the post- Google I/O tweets and emails from some of our readers, I get the feeling that those involved on the Android have long forgotten about Cupcake.  To quote the Black Eye Peas, they’re ‘on that new new’.  In this case, it’s Donut.  So ...

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Google Wave Keynote [VIDEO]

Want to catch up on yesterday’s huge announcement that was Google Wave?  Watchthe entire keynote address in one giant YouTube video!  Maybe it’s me, but Wave looks like it hasn’t changed the game, but rather started a new one altogether. You can find this, and many other ...

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App Review: Ringo Lite/Pro

Ringo takes the guesswork out of wondering who is calling or texting you. Know who is on the other end without picking up your Android handset.

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User Generated Maps for Android Courtesy of waze

I had a chance last week to spend a half hour with a couple of guys from waze as they showed me what they were working on.  Their real-time, user generated mapping is something we’ve not yet seen here in the US and I think it could really work well.  Android is the perfect platform... ...

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Archos Announcement Next Month – Are Green Robots Involved?

As much as I’d like to play with Android on a netbook, I personally more anxious to seeing mobile internet devices (MIDs) and tablets.  Next month, we might get to see the first of such from Archos. An press conference is scheduled for June 11th in Paris, France.  Without directly ...

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Hey Trent… Bring the App to Android!

I have to admit it – when Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails announced their nin: access app for iPhone, I was jealous. Here was one of my favorite, forward thinking people and bands putting out a mobile application that pushed the boundaries of fan and artist interaction. I wanted that for ...

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App Review: Repligo Reader (PDF)

A no-frills PDF reader that gives you exactly what you'd expect. Tight Android integration make it easy to pull up files from emails and websites too.

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Motorola Clarifies KDDI “au BOX” based on KreaTV platform for set-top devices, not Android

Insert sound of brakes screeching to a halt. Just got this email passed to us from Maura over at Edelman.  It seems like the “au BOX” is not what we previously reported, and hoped, it would be. Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) would like to clarify that contrary to some recent reports, ...

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Google’s Schmidt: “Quite Significant” Announcements Involving Several New Pieces of Hardware This Year (Update)

With the first quarter numbers coming in for Google, the natural tendency is to look at what might help improve things.  It’s not like things are terrible, but they could always be better. The AP has an article up today which details the recent earnings for Mountain View-based Google.  ...

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Comparing the Google and HTC Builds for the Magic

Nick Gray of HTCSource put together two very thorugh looks at the new Android builds coming from Google and HTC.  He rooted his G1 some time ago and has been since playing around with various versions of Android. Gray notes some of the subtle differences between the two and points out things ...

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Watch Live Streams on Your Android Handsets with Stickam

Stickam, an online video streaming service, has announced that all Java-enabled phones will be able to stream video over the web.   According to them, Stickam Mobile is available to over 100 Java-enabled devices including the T-Mobile G1. If you want to try it out for yourself, head to ...

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First Look at Handmark’s Express News

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to grab a copy of Handmark’s beta release of Express News.  After playing with it over the evening and early today, I wanted to share my thoughts and give you guys a glimpse at what’s coming. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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Super Mario and Star Wars Themes for the G1

Hey guys – Just a quick post to show you the two themes I created for my G1 using Sweeter Home.  I am working on getting a video of these together soon but in the meanwhile I wanted to share some pictures. I just love this app so far.  Being able to customize my home... Read More

Site Changes

Hey guys – Just wanted to drop in and let you know about some of the things we’ve been doing behind the scenes here at AndroidGuys.  Hopefully it gives you a sense of what our mindset is and where are going with it. About two weeks ago, we changed the layout to what you see... Read More