VIZIO Unveils New Smartphone and Tablet Featuring VIA Plus

Vizio has been busy working on a new Tablet AND Smartphone which will both feature VIA Plus, providing seamless integration with the rest of your equipment at home. This will include built-in IR beams that will let you use either as a remote control. All backed by the Android platform, you can ...

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ViewSonic To Show Tablet Computer With Phone Functions At CES

According to two people who work for the company, ViewSonic Corp. is expected to introduce a phone-tablet computer hybrid that can support next-generation wireless connections at an electronics industry trade show next week. The Wall Street Journal posted an article about the new Tablet from ...

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I Was Wrong: the “Android SMS Bug” is Real

Looks like I was wrong in my previous post: the Android SMS bug appears to be real, but dependent on a very specific condition that does not exist for most users. That's why most people cannot reproduce it. Specifically, there is something about certain email-to-SMS messages that corrupts ...

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2010: Android Revamped

2010 was definately the year of significant UI changes for Android. Dragging an arrow up to see your apps may seem fancy at the first glance, but after a year or so, you'll probably want some more eye-candy, and so did Google.

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The “Android SMS Bug” Does Not Exist [Updated]

Over the past week, a supposed Android bug has gotten a lot of press, both on Android-related sites and mainstream tech sites. A bug report claims that SMS messages intended for one person are getting sent to a different, unintended recipient. Worrisome to be sure, but why has Google taken no ...

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VidTrim Video Editor

VidTrim is a new app in the Market where you can do some light video editing straight from your Android device.  There are two versions, a free one, and a paid one.  What’s the differences between the two?  The main thing is the ability to save its 10MB file onto your SD card.  The ...

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CyanogenMod 6.1.2 Update for EVO 4G Available Now!

A @cyanogen tweet earlier this afternoon brought tears of joy for many users. The latest batch of EVO 4G’s to leave the warehouse had a new camera. This meant that the drivers that worked for older EVO’s no longer work with the new hardware. Because of this, newer EVO 4G owners who ...

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EVO 4G Shift is Coming January 9th, and Its Accessories Are Already Popping Up!

The HTC Evo 4G Shift is finally confirmed to arrive by RadioShack of all places.  The ad shows that they are selling it for US$149.99 with a 2-year contract, and it does brand the name EVO 4G Shift (picture below taken from Android Central). Engadget has also reported that BestBuy has started ...

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Follow AndroidGuys for Live Coverage of CES 2011!

Next week plans to be a huge event for Android as our favorite platform heads to Las Vegas. Be sure to follow our special coverage of all related events, news, and happenings! And in a first, we'll be live at CES 2011 broadcasting streaming video and providing up to the minute coverage of all ...

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Security Alert! Geinimi, new Android Trojan has been found

Lookout’s blog has announced that there has been a new Trojan found that affects Android handsets.  It seems that it started out by being placed inside what looked like legitimate Android apps in China, but the permissions were far outside of what would have been needed.  The information ...

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HTC Scribe surfaces in US Trademark filings. Is it a new tablet?

HTC isn't new to the tech game, and they have been rocking with some amazing phones all around the world. Even with the statement that they are not working on tablets, it really is no surprise that they may have been working on some tablets to keep up with Motorola, LG, and Samsung all along.

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RunKeeper Pro is FREE Through The Month of January!

RunKeeper is a great weight tracking tool that lets you use your mobile phone and the website to keep track of your fitness. There is a free standard app, and now, the PRO app is FREE for the month of January. (Sources say that you can pick it up a day or two early for free, also.)

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LG to show off Honeycomb tablet at CES

We’re all trying to keep up with the Jones’, and this time that Jones is Samsung, and LG is doing it’s part to stay in the game. According to techradar, LG will launch a new Android tablet at this year’s CES.  The Korea Times says that the tablet will be 8.9″ and ...

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What’s the Launcher for me?

I stand beside my time honored statement that what allows Android to be successful is not this enlarged definition of open, but choice. You can choose a carrier, choose a style of phone, and choose a manufacturer before you even turn one on. Once you get in there, there is very little you ...

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HTC Vogue Gets Gingerbread Port

Another Windows Mobile device has gotten Gingerbread. The HTC Vogue has gotten a Gingerbread port, and it's fully working, minus the camcorder. Check it out!

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