New Rover Android Tablets to Rival iPad

Rover, a Russian hardware manufacturer, has unveiled 5 new tablets, 4 of which run on Android. These devices look promising, with specs that may even rival the Apple iPad. the most impressive by my standards is the RoverPad TegA W70, which runs android 2.1, has a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen, ...

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Trillian Prepping Beta Release of Android App

Trillian, the super popular all-in-one instant messaging service/application, is headed to Android. In fact, according to the developers at Cerulean Studios, a beta is merely weeks away. Not only will we be seeing a full-featured application that meshes AIM, Google Talk, Facebook Chat, and ...

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The Shocking Costs of “Free” Navigation, According to Garmin

Garmin went traveling in France with an O2 UK Android phone to test Google Maps Navigation and highlight the real cost of free navigation. According to the press release, to navigate from Calais to Paris (185 miles, 297 km) you will need 12-13 megabytes and it will cost you, depending on your ...

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AT&T Desire a Possibility

All of you AT&T customers that have been sitting like vegetables all summer staring into space, hoping against hope that a Droid X-like phone will magically make one of its landings on your carrier have reason to rejoice. According to Engadget, a phone just hit the FCC that is quite ...

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Android Gaming to Get a Boost from OpenFeint Solution

Everyone knows Android trails the iPhone when it comes to the volume of quality games and top-shelf developers.  Things look to be changing this summer, however, with the advent of OpenFeint‘s commitment to the platform.  Mobile social gaming giant OpenFeint  has announced that its 9,200 ...

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FANFEST! Celebrate Two Years of Android with Big Texas BBQ!

Attention Android fans and developers!  Mark your calendars for October 3rd.  That’s the day we’ll all be celebrating two years of Android with a huge BBQ down in Austin, Texas!  Yeah, we know Android is about to celebrate its third anniversary in November, but most people only know ...

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AT&T Taps Captivate With $200 Price Tag, July 18 Release

AT&T’s first high end Android phone, the Samsung Captivate has finally been given a launch date and price point.  Look for the Ma Bell flavored Samsung Galaxy S to arrive July 18th at the ever-popular $200 price point.  Don’t worry about mail-in rebates or gift cards as ...

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Latest WordPress for Android (1.3) is a Winner

Don’t tell the iFans this but the Android version of the WordPress application is better than the iPhone counterpart.  Shhh!  The team at Automattic rolled out the latest release (1.3) of the popular blogging tool for Android devices and it adds much desired features to an already strong ...

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Update: The EVO’s 30FPS Limitation is an Incurable Hardware Restriction

After publishing a story yesterday on the pesky frame rate issue that is plaguing the HTC EVO, I was informed by the individual at HTC who originally provided me with the information for yesterday’s article that my story was not entirely correct.

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Teardown Reveals Logitech Revue Components

Logitech’s Revue set top box recently visited the FCC, got stripped down, and showed us its innards.  Google TV is poised to come this fall, and the Revue is the first device to help it along.  From the looks of things, the Logitech Revue features a Gigabyte motherboard (GA-SBKAN2), 1.2 ...

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Game On! 21 Droid X Vouchers Hidden Across United States

The official Droid X twitter (@DroidLanding) game is underway.  Verizon and Motorola have hidden 21 Droid X vouchers around the United States and is slowly leaking out information as to where to find them.  Throughout the day, the DroidLanding account tweets out random clues as to where ...

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Sprint Announces $99 Samsung Intercept for July 11

Yesterday Sprint formally announced the next chapter in their Android saga with the entry-level Samsung Intercept.  The phone, which runs $99 after $100 mail-in rebate, is essentially the follow up to last year’s Moment.  Features include a 3.2-inch touch screen, a 3.2-megapixel camera, ...

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Beware Russian-Based Android Rumors

While the ink is barely dry on the articles regarding the Samsung Galaxy S launch, rumors have already surfaced about its successor, the Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9200).  The internet is bursting at the seams with obvious skepticism and Briefmobile has made a pretty convincing argument as to why we ...

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Best Buy Droid X Pre-Order Back On

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There is still time to pre-order your Verizon Droid X before its release, but even though Best Buy is taking pre-orders until July 10, they are not guaranteeing that you will receive your device by the 15th. According to Best Buy’s FAQ, even if you pre-ordered your Droid X during the ...

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More Motorola Greco Details and Pictures

In an article over at Briefmobile.com given to us by our friend Kenneth Pennington, some new pics and info have surfaced about another upcoming Motorola handset, the Greco. A couple of interesting developments have come to light about this handset.  First, it is going to China, and not AT&T ...

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