Andy Rubin: “Over 300,000 Android Activations Per Day”

Andy Rubin, Vice President of Engineering at Google, sent out a tweet at about 11:37 PM ET saying,"There are over 300,000 Android phones activated each day."

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Android Users Love Data

A new set of studies conducted by Arieso reveals that Android users love to consume data. According to their findings, phones running Android tend to have more data call volumes, time connected to the network, and data volume uploaded and downloaded than iPhone counterparts.

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Theme Spotlight: Get Your Theme On! Sonnysekhon @ XDA

In the wonderful world of XDA there are many developers working towards getting the most out of their device.  In this spotlight, I’d like to highlight a specific dev/themer who shares his work among many devices.  His work ranges from themes to wallpapers.  He is kind enough to share all ...

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Android 2.2 Hits HTC Legend Across Europe Beginning December 9

We know a lot of you guys and gals are anxious to get your Gingerbread fix, however we should remember that there are folks who still want Froyo. One such handset, the HTC Legend has been out for more than a few months now, yet it has been waiting for Android 2.2 to arrive. Great news - the ...

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Samsung UK Giving Tons of Freebies to Galaxy Tab Owners

Samsung UK is using the power of free to help attract new Galaxy Tab owners, and satisfy the current ones.  According to GalaxyTabNews, customers who own the device can fill out a form on Samsung’s site to earn free music , games, books, and movies.  All that is needed is name, email ...

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Is the Galaxy S Getting Gingerbread? Samsung Can’t Say for Certain

We've seen our share of corporate speak and PR mumbo jumbo before but Samsung might have just become the current king. When asked by Pocket-Lint whether or not the Galaxy S would see Android 2.3 'Gingerbread', the handset maker replied with a very vague, albeit technical technical sounding ...

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Sprint Not Planning Tiered Data Plans, Yet

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse was in the hot seat today with Walt Mossberg at the Dive into Mobile conference. When pressed about the carrier's plans to offer a tiered data plan, Hesse said they aren't planning to change things up.

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Zedge Discovery Network Launches, Aimed at Independent App Developers

Zedge has officially opened the doors up to their Discovery Network, which aims to level the playing field for independent Android developers. With over 30 million unique visitors a month, they have learned what it is that users are looking for in their smart phones. Taking everything they know ...

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TI Announces OMAP4440 Processor With 1.5 GHz per Core

Texas Instruments has announced their next generation processor today, the OMAP4430, which promises big things by the end of 2011.

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Samsung Shoots for 330 Million Phones in 2011

Samsung aims to sell 18% more phones un the new year. Can they pull it off?

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LG Star Could be First Dual Core Android Device, Launch in Korea

LG seems to be back in town with a whole lot of new Androids, and we have to say, impressive ones. Now they are about to launch their first Android phone sporting a dual core processor.

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HTC Knight Images Show a Finished Looking, Production Ready Handset

he folks over at HTCPedia Shop were passed a handful of HTC Knight images from one of their suppliers yesterday. The pictures show what appear to be production ready handsets with respective accessories in different colors. While it is entirely possible that these are very high quality renders, ...

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Does Gingerbread Have Minimum Hardware Requirements After All? (UPDATE)

It was rumored as far back as June that Android 2.3/Gingerbread would require specific hardware.  If you recall, Eldar Murtazin was the one who first made reference to the idea that this release would need certain features in order to make the cut.  Features that included a 1GHz processor, ...

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Introducing the Gingerbread Tracker (UPDATE 2)

The most common question we've fielded in the 24 hours since Android 2.3 was announced is, "When is my phone getting Gingerbread?" With only the Nexus S launching with the latest build of Android, users of all other handsets are going to want to know if, and when, their respective phone will ...

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US Cellular to Get the LG Optimus U

US Cellular has joined the ranks of the carriers who have gotten or going to get the LG Optimus, an Android powered low end smartphone. Announced via a press release today, the LG Optimus U is going to sport the following features: Android 2.2.  This is a win to have Froyo out of the box... Read More