Three out of Four Android Phones at 2.1 or Higher

Google’s latest platform version data is out, collected from the Android Market during the two weeks leading to November 1.  Most telling in the report is that 77-percent of Android smartphones are running either Android 2.1 (Eclair) or Android 2.2 (Froyo).  The breakdown of said ...

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Droid 2 being Replaced by Droid 2 Global at Best Buy

This is sad news. Okay, maybe “sad” is too strong. “Bummer” is a better word.. We can’t say we didn’t see this coming, but it still (kinda) hurts. Reports are coming in that the Motorola Droid 2 has been discontinued at Best Buy stores, and it’s about ...

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T-Mobile Makes New Tethering Plans Available

With the announcement of their new budget-friendly handsets like the Comet, T-Mobile officially rolled out their new new tethering plans.  How does it work?   It’s actually quite simple. The 200MB plan runs $10 per month with a two-year service agreement for a limited time as well as a ...

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Handmark Releases Pair of Political Apps on Eve of Elections

those of you who can't get enough of the liberal left or the righteous right should check out Handmark's latest pair of Android applications.

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Market Bug Showing Yahoo! Video Chat for non T-Mobile Customers

Android Purity is reporting today that the Yahoo! Video Chat app, that is supposed to be exclusively for T-Mobile customers, is showing up in the Android market for non-magenta subscribers.  In this case specifically, a Sprint user. Judging from the screen shots posted, its looks as though ...

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Android 2.2 for MyTouch 3g Delay.

This is not going to be what you T-Mobile myTouch 3G owners wanted to hear, to those of you still waiting for Android 2.2 to get out to your device. T-Mobile started rolling out Froyo to the myTouch 3G around the midway mark of October. The update is still rolling out and it might not... Read More

MyTouch 4G Hits November 3rd

The MyTouch 4G is going to hit the stores on November 3rd for $200 after a $50 mail-in rebate. Consumers purchasing the device also get a 8 GB microSD card for storing all that media goodness. The T-Mobile MyTouch 4G features a compact and well built design running Android 2.2 out of the box, ...

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Adobe Connect 8 Now Available for Android

Adobe has finally brought its popular web conferencing software to Android.  Their new Connect 8 is available for Android (as well as iOS) and, according to the press release, one can now attend a web-meeting or webinar via their Android handset, rather than being in front of the computer.  As ...

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T-Mobile to Have Four Android Phones for Less Than $100 This Holiday

tarting this week, T-Mobile will be offering four Android-based handsets below the $100 price point. While they aren't necessarily the high-end super phones some of you readers might be after, they will definitely attract new Android users. The devices come from handset makers LG, Motorola, ...

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Apple Going After Android Through Manufacturers?

PC World is reporting today that Apple has filed suit against Android handset developer Motorola, for infringing on their multi-touch patents. Specifically, Apple is saying that Motorola infringed on this patent by including multi-touch on the following Android devices: Droid Droid 2 Droid X ...

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ViewSonic Throwing it’s Hat Into Android Tablet Fray

ViewSonic is joining the Android tablet party with two new Android devices, according to an article over at CNET today.  The first of the two being the ViewPad 7, an Android 2.2 tablet.  The specs are lined out in a quote from the CNET article: Due out in late November, priced at $479, the ...

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Boom! Android Worldwide Growth up 1,309 Percent Year-Over-Year

Today sees yet another report showing Android's tremendous growth around the world. Research firm Canalys is reporting that our favorite mobile operating system is up a whopping 1,309 percent year-over-year in the third quarter.

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Samsung Continuum, Motorola Citrus Launching on November 11

Verizon is expected to release at least two more Android-based handsets next week with the Samsung Continuum and Motorola Citrus.  Readers may recall Motorola announcing the entry-level smart phone last month, only pegging it with a “coming soon” launch date.  The Continuum, on the ...

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Droid 2 Pro and Droid Global Resurface!

The Droid 2 Global handset has resurfaced in Verizon’s carrier’s inventory. The device was noticed alongside the Droid Pro, which caused confusion when the Pro turned out to also be a global handset. The Droid 2 Global is expected to be a global version of the Droid 2 slider, with ...

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Recent market problems actually a good sign?

Alternate Market huggers the world over were cheering their cause recently as the Android Market was down for a few hours recently for many people. Apps would neither install nor update, and pandemonium ensued. Combined with reports of minor errors in a few regions around the world, the good ...

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