Google Announces Android Event For Wednesday, Feb. 2

“A Taste of What’s New from Android” is the headline of an email Google sent to press today. They are hosting an Android-specific event this coming Wednesday, February 2, in Mountain View. The event will feature “an in-depth look at Honeycomb, Android ecosystem news, and ...

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EVO Shift 4G Gets Permanent Root!

The guys over at XDA-Developers (who else?) have finally gained permanent root access to the HTC EVO Shift 4G. This is a great advancement for the Shift. It's kinda become an initiation rite for new Android devices. You haven't made it as a device until someone's rooted and overclocked you to ...

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Google Rolling Out OTA to Fix Nexus S Reboot Issue

We've just found out via the Google Mobile Support page that Google knows about the Nexus S reboot issue that some users are experiencing, and they're fixing it.

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Hulu Rep Speaks Out on GoogleTV

It seems that I have a problem. Whenever something comes out with the Google logo on it, I am drawn to it in a way that has been described as "reason enough for scientists to rethink motion based physics". I am a happy beta supporter, and feel that my opinion in those arenas help in some small ...

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Playstation Announces Cross-Platform Gaming Platform

This morning during the Sony Japan Playstation 2011 Meeting they announced the release of the Playstation Suite, which eventually is going to become its own marketplace on Android devices.

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HeyWire Brings Social Networking and Unlimited Messaging to Android

iOS users have been loving HeyWire for their unlimited messaging and social network needs, and now, it is available for Android. HeyWire is different from others in the free texting or group messaging space because it combines a bunch of features that make it easy (and free!) for users to stay ...

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Facebook denies rumor that they are launching branded phones with HTC

We've all heard the news about some new potential Facebook-branded phones, but are they legit? Dan Rose, head of business development for Facebook stated, "This is really just another example of a manufacturer who has taken our public APIs (application programming interfaces) and ...

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REI Teams Up with Zumobi to Bring “Snow and Ski Report” App to Android

In a press release today, REI is announcing that they have brought their popular Snow and Ski Report application to the Android platform. If you are a winter sports enthusiast, this may be the app for you. A quote from the press release on what functionality the app has inside of it:

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Additional Motorola Atrix 4G Details Trickle In [VIDEO]

AT&T’s first legitimate Android contender, the Motorola Atrix 4G, is set to launch in the near future.  As to when specifically, we don’t know yet.  What we do know, however, is that the first dual-core smart phone to hit the United States is only looking to fetch about $150 ...

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LevelUp Studio Drops Massive Updates into Beautiful Widgets 3.3, New Skin SDK

LevelUp Studio continues to improve their popular Beautiful Widgets application for Android, adding tons of new features. On top of that, a new skin SDK makes it easier than ever for developers to create and share their own unique user experiences.

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HTC Thunderbolt Dropping on Feb 24th

Verizon's first 4G LTE phone from HTC is expected to be arriving at the end of February with a possible $249 sticker.

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DROID X2 To Sport Dual-Core Tegra 2

The DROID X2, also known as the Daytona, is rumored to have the NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual-Core processor built-in.

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Droid Does 3D Navigation with VZ Navigator VX

Verizon releases a new, 3D version of their Navigator app for select Android handsets. Realistic images and cities join cloud-based maps and points of interest with variable payment options.

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Facebook App Updated, Includes Deals

The official Facebook client gets better every time out. This release adds support for their new Deals feature as well as minor bug fixes.

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This Week on AGTN

We have another great show lined up for you this week on AGTN.  Check out what is coming up! We are going to be talking with the folks from “Twonky” about their release of their Android DLNA server. Gadget Trak is going to show us how to be mesmerized by their real time tracking ...

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