Android’s First SMS Trojan is in the Wild

Kaspersky Lab has announced that they have identified Android’s first  Trojan-SMS malware, which they’ve named Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a. Disguised as a simple media player, it has already infected an unknown number of mobile devices. From there, it starts sending text ...

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Sprint is “Going the Distance” Giving away 10 Epic 4G handsets

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To promote Sprint’s second 4G Smartphone, they have teamed up with Warner Brothers Entertainment and decided to give away a Samsung Galaxy S Epic 4G handset to 10 lucky winners. Entry into the contest is simple.  Follow the link provided and enter your information. 10 winners will be ...

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Droid 2 Official for August 12th, R2D2 Version Arrives in September

The worst kept secret of the summer, the Droid 2, is now official. Starting tomorrow, August 11th, customers can begin pre-ordering the successor to arguably the most successful Android phone to date. The cost falls right in line with pretty much everything else we've seen this summer at ...

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Motorola Charm Expected to Run $189 [UPDATE 2]

The next Android-powered handset from T-Mobile, the Motorola Charm, has yet to be officially tapped with a price tag or release date. Rumors have been circulating for weeks that the launch will happen in a couple of weeks with August 25th mentioned time and again. We've seen hints that the ...

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HTC Glacier GPU Benchmarks Suggest Dual CPU up to 1.5 GHz [Project Emerald]

AlienBabelTech is back at it this week with some more HTC Glacier benchmark details. While last time around we were treated to the CPU scores of the previously unknown device, this time we are looking at the GPU performance. And perform it does. According to figures posted on the benchmarking ...

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Universal One-Click Root Now Available for Nexus One

Nexus One owners rejoice! A one-click root application has now been released for the N1.  According to the developer, the app uses the same exploit that was used to root Droid X.  The best part about this app is that it does not unlock the boot-loader so your warranty is in tact! Woo-hoo!  The ...

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TweetDeck for Android Nearing Public Beta

So this appeared on TweetDeck’s blog today. They say TweetDeck for Android will be in public beta testing  by the end of this week. It has also been described as a “thing of beauty” by one of  Google’s Android Developer Advocates. Sounds like this is going to be awesome, ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Officially Hits US Next Week via AT&T

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Nearly a full year after the first leaks and official announcements, AT&T customers will be able to get their hands on the sexy and once top-of-the-line Android handset. Starting next week (August 15), new and eligible subscribers can grab the X10 for $149 after rebate.

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Leaked Verizon Roadmap Shows Plenty of Android Love

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The guys over at Boy Genius Report scored themselves a whopper this morning with what appears to be Verizon's plans for the next six months or more. From the sounds of it, the carrier plans to use Android just as much, if not more, than they already are.

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Augen: Pirated Market for the Kmart Tablet was “Unintentional”

You may remember our post last month about the Augen tablet being sold at Kmart, and how everyone was getting rainchecks?  Well, yeah, it seems that Google never told Augen that they could use their Market on the tablet, and Augen says that they didn’t mean to release the tablet with the ...

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WIND Mobile Announces Huawei 8100

Canadian Wireless Provider, WIND Mobile, has posted on their blog that Android has landed in the form of  the Huawei 8100, and they are welcoming our green friend with open arms.  This phone won’t blow by a Nexus One, but it is running Android 2.1 and has some fairly impressive specs for ...

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Photos of Supposed HTC Desire HD Surface

Images of the supposed HTC EVO for Europe have surfaced over the weekend (see the photo above).  Also referred to as the “HTC Ace” in Vodafone’s inventory system, the phone is set to be a monster(if it exists that is). It really looks like a blend of the HTC Desire and the HTC ...

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Easy Root Removed From Android Market, App Now Available From Developer’s Site

The developer of the Easy Root application, which allowed owners of the Motorola Droid, Droid X, and Motorola Milestone (your handset must be running Froyo) to easily root their handsets, has announced that his application has been removed from the Android Market.  While this is extremely ...

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First Look at New HTC/Verizon World Phone

AndroidGuys.com has just received exclusive photos of a new HTC Android phone that will not be released by Verizon til 2011. The Verizon-branded prototype also included a Vodaphone SIM card, indicating that it will run on both CDMA and GSM networks. Click through for specs and more photos!

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Popular Nimbuzz App Adds New Features in 2.0 Release

With over 250,000 downloads in the Android Market, Nimbuzz  has been a popular app with their free & low cost calling solution.  Aside from the phone feature, Nimbuzz also makes for a great catch-all app for IM (Yahoo, AIM,  MSN,  GTalk, and ICQ) and social networking accounts (Facebook, ...

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