Best Buy Offering Free Android Phones in December Across all Four Major Carriers

Best Buy has announced a big smart phone initiative that will see free Android smart phones offered every day in December. Starting today and running through the end of the month, Best Buy will feature at least four free smart phones online, in each of their stores and, of course, Best Buy ...

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Galaxy S Propels Samsung to Number 1 Android Handset Maker in US

The figures are in and it looks like the third quarter (Q3 '10) was very kind to both Samsung and Android. Gartner has just reported that the handset manufacturer accounted for 32.1 percent of all Android smart phones sold in the United States over the previous three month period.

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Kernel Update Utility Makes Flashing Kernels Easier

We've got some good news for notorious kernel flashers and the ones who just started flashing. XDA-member jkoljo has made a Windows tool that makes all the command-line stuff superfluous.

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Flash Player Updated; Nothing Major

Adobe released a small update to Flash Player for Android. There's nothing major in this update, as it's most likely just to fix some bugs and improve performance.

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Mobicartel Releases 2 Holiday Live Wallpapers

If you’ve never used a Mobicartel app, you’re missing out big time. Mobicartel developed applications such as Twitoc and Facetoc, which allow the user to update their Twitter or Facebook status, respectively, by talking into their phone. It’s a very useful tool if you’re ...

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You Tell Us: What is AT&T’s Best Android Handset For the Money?

As we head into the new year and a slew of new Android goodies, we'd like to start reflecting on the current crop of phones. We'll be taking the next few days and weeks to gauge our readers' opinions on handsets and carriers as they pertain to Android. To kick things off, we'd like to know ...

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Tonight on the AGTN Droid-Cast!

Join us tonight on AGTN at 9:00 pm CST.  You can listen on your desktop, or your Android powered device at the following link, http://www.blogtalkradio.com/androidguys . Tonight’s Hosts and panel: Ray Walters Aaron Kasten Stacie Nuss  (StacieDaisy) Benji Hertel (thedudesandroid) Tonight ...

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T-Mobile UK Responds to Galaxy S 2.2 Delay

Color us surprised (can you hear the dripping sarcasm?). The UK arm of T-Mo has once again missed a target date for the 2.2 rollout to Galaxy S devices. Techradar.com is reporting that T-Mo recently posted an update on their support forum about the fact that they did not rollout the update on ...

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The Sony Zeus/PSP Phone Running Gingerbread in the Wild?

Like most things in the tech world, my opinion of the Playstation Phone has been reserved until I could see a working model and touch it. The phone could be a giant flop, like most gaming phones in the past, or it could be a huge success. Given Sony Ericson's previous Android phone attempts, I ...

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Google HK Video Tips Gingerbread Aesthetics [VIDEO]

A week old Google HK video on Google Voice Search provides our best look to date as to what the tweaked user experience from Gingerbread should be like.

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The Astonishing Tribe Acquired by RIM, Will Honor Current Agreements [UPDATE]

One of the first headlines I came across this morning as I was having my coffee was that RIM had acquired The Astonishing Tribe (TAT). As some of you know, these guys were among the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance are were largely responsible for how Android looked and felt in ...

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Photoshop Disasters: BlackBerry Torch 9800 Running Android

Check out this Photoshop disaster from a French retailer named Phoneo which shows a BlackBerry Torch running a very Droid-like OS.

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Logitech Finds a Way to Get Even Weirder in Promoting Google TV, Employs Kevin Bacon [VIDEO]

Remember those creepy Google TV commercials for Logitech featuring the television that "misses you"? Well, Logitech has somehow found a way to make those seem a little less weird. Take a look at the latest ad spot for Google TV which features Kevin Bacon as a guy who loves Kevin Bacon. Also, ...

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New Platform Versions Report Shows 83% of Android Phones Running 2.x

As we near the impending Gingerbread announcement and its subsequent rollout to handsets, the legacy builds of Android will continue to dwindle. Newer, more popular phones with later versions of the platform will rise up to account for more market share. Take Froyo for instance. Announced ...

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RUMOR: Google’s Response to eBooks ‘Editions’, Coming Before the End of Year

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is finalizing and releasing their eBook service later this month in the U.S.

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