TeleNav Unveils OnMyWay for Android

TeleNav is releasing another handy application, OnMyWay into the Android Market today. You know TeleNav, don’t you?  They’re the brains behind your Sprint and AT&T navigation titles. To describe their new (free) app’s premise, I think it’s best to use it in a short ...

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Rumor: Droid Incredible Froyo OTA Hitting September 1st (Here We Go Again!)

Here we go again! According to the folks over at Droid-Life, “sources” are indicating* that the official Froyo update will begin hitting handsets on September 1st.  Put this under the heading of “strictly rumor” for now though folks, however I really do hope Froyo ...

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Images of Motorola MB520 Kobe Leak Out

Images of the supposed Droid X-esque Motorola Kobe have leaked.  First off, the phone is definitely not Droid x-eque as first thought, but more midrange  As heard earlier, the handset appears to have Motoblur and is going to be launching on AT&T (sigh!).  According to Engadget, the Kobe ...

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Droid 2 Rooted!

That’s right, just weeks after it;s release, the Motorola Droid 2 has been rooted! The geniuses over at XDA Developers have done it again with this latest hack. At first glance, the process looks fairly simple, but it’s not one click root, that’s for sure. So, if you’re ...

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Is This a Leaked Froyo Build for the G2? [UPDATE 2: It's Not Sense!]

At this point, I think we have all the confirmation we need to tie up the HTC Vision to the T-Mobile G2 and  the FCC filing we saw this week for the HTC PC10100.  I was stopped dead in my afternoon RSS trolling today when I  came across what appears to be a test ROM... Read More

Motorola Brings Trackball Back for Quench XT5

In terms of Android hardware, one thing we haven’t seen much of is trackballs.  With most companies opting for touch-only or optical trackpads, trackballs are few and far between.  In fact, the T-Mobile myTouch series of phones are pretty much the only place to find them here in the ...

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PSA: Motorola Charm on Sale Today from T-Mobile

Here's your obligatory reminder that yet another Android handset has gone on sale today! T-Mobile's latest smart phone, the Motorola Charm can now be had for $74.99 and a two-year service commitment. Don't feel like signing a long-term agreement? That's fine, it will be $269.99, please.

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Have a Galaxy S? Then You Got the Gorilla!

You read the title right!  Corning has announced that they indeed were the providers of the glass that is on all Galaxy S devices!  It is good to know that our precious devices are protected by this virtually indestructible glass product! A quote from the slashgear.com article covering this ...

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(UPDATED) Huawei Ideos passes FCC certification Launching with Android 2.2

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8/24/10 UPDATE PC World is reporting that Huawei is going to launch this handset at the Internationale Funkaustellung (IFA) consumer electronics show, and indeed is going to launch with Froyo.  This is certainly a mid to low range handset however, but if you are on a tight budget (and live ...

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Galaxy S is First Android Phone to be DivX Certified for HD

The illustrious Samsung Galaxy S handset gets a little more illustrious-er today with news that the phone has become the first Android phone to become DivX Certified for HD video playback at 720p resolution.  To be clear, this is actually the second handset overall to receive the honors, ...

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G2 Gets Closer to Release, Pops Up in FCC Filing

We told you about the G2 possibly launching on September 29th, and we’ve found something that seems to support our theory. A phone that may well be the T-Mobile G2 has popped up in an FCC filing, listed as the HTC PC10100. According to the filing, it  supports AWS 3G, 802.11n WiFi, and ...

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Droid 2 Gets First OTA Update

The Droid 2 was only released about 2 weeks ago and it’s already getting its first OTA update. No, it’s not anything major. It’s just a maintenance upgrade to help enhance the user experience. The update includes: Enabled text and picture message scrolling. Streamlined set up ...

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Google Acknowledges Anti-Piracy System isn’t Perfect

There's been a pretty big stink this week about how Google's new anti-piracy system isn't all that great and is, in fact, easy to circumvent. We haven't posted the steps in how to bypass the licensing tool here on AndroidGuys as we don't see any real value in it. Piracy just isn't cool.

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Google Earth 1.1 Adds Layer to Explore Oceans

An updated version of Google Earth (1.1) hit the Android Market this morning, adding a key component - oceans. And it's about time. How can Google look themselves in the mirror and call it "Earth" if they omit nearly 3/4 of the planet? All kidding aside, the new version is something special ...

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PSA: Android 1.6-Powered Dell Aero Goes on Sale Today for $99

[mobile-aero-overview1] Announced back in March around the time of CES, the Dell Aero has finally gone on sale. For $99 and a two-year service agreement, customers can pick up the handset which features a 3.5-inch display, 5-megapixel camera, and removable 2GB MicroSD card. Although it's ...

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