Moving from iOS to Android for Christmas? Here’s What You Need to Know

So let’s say, hypothetically, you had that random family member who had been using an iPhone for a little while, and their jealousy of your phone caused them to desire to switch. If that story doesn’t work, insert your own. Chances are at least a few of you had friends or family who ...

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ADWLauncher EX for X-MAS!

Just in time for the holidays, developer AnderWeb is giving everyone the happiest of Christmas Eves with the release of ADWLauncher EX. The new version of the launcher introduces a plethora of new features. ADW  is a replacement launcher for your Android device–what you see when you use ...

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Sony Ericsson Teases New Members in Xperia Family for MWC 2011

Sony Ericsson is already sending out invitations to a Mobile World Congress event where they plan to show off the new members of the Xperia family.  As to what specifically we might see hasn’t been confirmed, but we do have a few ideas.     Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? ...

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Look, It’s a Giant, 42″ Nexus S!

The Nexus One was cool. The Nexus S was hot. What's an 42" Nexus S like? Simply awesome.

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How To Modify .apk Files

The extension Google uses for Android applications may seem a bit complicated, but it really isn't. In fact, an .apk is nothing else than a .zip file disguised as an .apk. That makes things real simple.

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LevelUp Changes ‘Touiteur’ to ‘Plume’ After Twitter Request

Remember the e-mail Twitter sent to the Touiteur developers, about the name of their application? In case you don't, it briefly contained this message: "Change the name of your app or we will start prosecution."

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Hurry! EA Drops Prices of All Games in Android Market to 99¢

Attention gamers! EA Mobile has dropped the price of their Android games down to the very attractive price of 99¢ each! This means that for a limited time, users can download and install Tetris, The Sims 3, Need for Speed: Shift, and FIFA 10 for less than a Venti White Chocolate Mocha.

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HTC: Sense Will Continue to Evolve Beyond Phones, Move Into Living Rooms and More

What started out a custom skin for Android phones back in 2009 has evolved into a user experience that, ultimately, will not be confined to handsets. HTC's Head of User Experience, Drew Bamford, was recently interviewed by Forbes where he outlined the future of Sense as a platform.

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NAVIGON Releases Android Update 3.5.3

Remember on Black Friday when Navigon’s GPS map went down to only $39.99? Well, now the new update (3.5.3) is available, and they are releasing it at the same promotional price of $39.99 instead of the standard $59.99!  The promotion is going on until January 06. Since it’s US ...

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HTC Expects to be First to 4G, Again

After delivering the first 4G phone ever, the Sprint EVO 4G, HTC went on to provide T-Mobile's first 4G device, the G2. What's next for the handset maker? Well, why not drop the first Verizon 4G handset, too? Such is the case, or at least that's what it appears to be. A mini-site/landing ...

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Beta Test This! SPB Mobile Shell for Android

Remember back in February, when we told you about SPB Mobile Shell for Android? Well, SPB is at it again, and are looking for Beta Testers for the Mobile Shell 5 program.  If you head on over to the SPB site and register, they’ll give you the following information about the SPB Mobile ...

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Coca Cola’s Beautiful Live Wallpaper is AdMob Case

Most of us that are running 2.2 on our phones are using, or have at least tried, the live wallpapers.  They are fun and entertaining, and give our phones that je ne sais quoi “WOW” factor when we are showing it off to others. For years, Coca-Cola has been bringing us pictures of ...

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Archos 70b is available for Pre-order (Europe Only)

Our French friends have the unique opportunity to be the first to pre-order the new 7″ tablet from Archos, the 70b.  At just under 100 Euros, one can enjoy a WVGA resolution display – capable of video playback as well as showing ebooks – along with WiFi b/g and 4GB of onboard storage. ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Dec. 13 – Dec. 18

Join me as I cover the news from the week of December 13th through December 18th!

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Over The Air Update available for the Nexus S…already?

Ahhhh, it must be nice having a handset that Samsung acutally pays attention to.  We are getting work that Nexus S owners are getting an update already for their device. If you haven’t already received the new OTA update, you can manually get it.  We’ll give you the directions after ...

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