Adobe Flash 10.1 Ported to HTC EVO 4G

The boys over at XDA-Developers have done it again! Adobe Flash 10.1 for Android has been ported to the HTC EVO 4G!  The best thing about this mod is that it will allow Flash to run on Android 2.1 with no root access required!  We should mention that it is not nearly as fluid as... Read More

Sony Ericsson Formally Announces Xperia X8

Sony Ericsson’s “Shakira” has has gone from rumored to official in under two weeks. The company has officially announced their next Android handset, the Xperia X8. As most predicted, the X8 falls neatly in the middle between the X10 and X10 Mini series. Sony Ericsson pegs the ...

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Android’s Malware Potential

With our smartphones getting more advanced every month it seems, the question has to be asked, can Android phones be used against their owners through some sort of malware or hack? The short answer is yes, in theory, according to an Information Week posting talking about the upcoming Def Con ...

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HTC Announced Release of 2.1 for GSM Hero

The long, way too long, wait for HTC GSM Hero users should be over soon. HTC Taiwan announced the release of 2.1 for this phone via their Plurk account. So… it should start today.  The CDMA version got the update just a couple of weeks ago but HTC has been pushing and pushing the GSM ...

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Manually Update Your Nexus One To Android 2.2 Froyo!

FroYo (Android 2.2) is now available to download for Nexus One owners. First impression, this thing is FAST. Just navigating around the menus, this thing is “Wickid Fast” (as Ray would say)! I can’t recall when an update had this much impact on Android’s UI.

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Most 2010 HTC Android Phones to See Froyo Upgrade

Wondering if your new HTC Desire will be getting Android 2.2? Yeah, so are we!  Well, according to HTC if your Android handset was made in 2010, it has a very good chance of seeing the Froyo upgrade (yay!).  The Desire, Droid Incredible, My Touch Slide, HTC Legend, as well as future models are ...

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Google Says Froyo Technically Possible on G1

If you are still rocking a G1 handset, you are probably used to hearing “NO SOUP FOR YOU!” when it comes to getting an update for your “ancient” phone.  You have probably already either rooted and used Cyanogen, or you have been waiting patiently with your stock device, ...

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Tethering with PDANet

When I did my initial research to decide whether or not to move from my Blackberry to an Android device I was concerned with all of the discussion of tethering – or rather the lack of tethering support – for Android devices.  I didn’t want to root my phone and wanted to simply ...

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USB & WiFi Tethering Built Into Android 2.2

As we head into next week’s Google I/O, Android 2.2 is looking more and more like a game changing release.  First there’s Flash integration.  Then came Android Market changes.  Just earlier this week we learned that Froyo is ridiculous fast.  Does it get better?  You bet. Take a ...

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Join Android Forums – Take Your Experience to The Next Level

Alright, so you have the Android phone – and you kind of know how to use it – but what’s next? If you really LOVE Android, like many of us, it’s time to join a community and expand your knowledge! The Android community has quite a large following, in fact if you were to combine all... Read More

The G1 is Relevant Again… No Thanks to Google

Lately I have been looking with envy on my Android Guy brethren who have some of the cooler Android based handsets out there. I almost jacked my friend’s Nexus One after letting me play with.  I thought about hitting him over the head with it and running. The cause for my madness was the ...

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Battle of the Network Stars

When purchasing a new phone many of us are being faced with not only a question of a handset but a prospective betrothed wireless carrier for at least a two year term (this is/was the genius of the Nexus One, more on that later).  That has not been more evident since Apple signed an ...

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Android for Non-geeks

If you’re anything like me then all this talk about Android development, source code, root, version, etc., is all completely over your head. If you don’t know who Cyanogen is, it’s okay. Well, for now. So, what’s the real deal about Android phones? So far,

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10 Android Apps You Need To Download NOW!

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by Scotty Brown Have you ever seen one of those lists on a tech site giving you this list of apps that they claim are the end-all-be-all of lists? The type of article that swears up and down that what they are telling you is for your own good, and that the author knows everything... Read More

Share With the Class! Free Apps Worth Paying For

Welcome back to AndroidGuys’ new series, Share With the Class!  To kick things off, we asked you what your favorite productivity apps were.  Some of you mentioned titles like Gmote, SwiFTP Server, Astrid, and ListBuddy.  It was interesting to hear how people use many different apps in ...

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