The People Have Spoken – Sapphire to be Called MyTouch

After about one month of polling T-Mobile customers, it looks like the HTC Sapphire will be known here in the US as the MyTouch.  I don’t know about you, but that was just about the last name I thought people would have picked.  Other names included G3, Genius 3G with Google, and Prism ...

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HTCdev adds several devices to Unlocked Bootloader Menu

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One of the responsibilities of the HTCdev team includes providing a method to unlock the bootloader on several HTC devices. They now allow users to unlock the bootloader on over 30 devices worldwide. Last month we saw them unlock six more handsets on devices near 2 years old. This time around, ...

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HTC: “We tried to do too much in 2011″

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Even HTC admits that they got carried away with too many models in 2011.

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There’s a Zombie on Your Lawn! Plants vs. Zombies Available Through Amazon Appstore

Brains… Flowers… Brains… Flowers… That’s one weird combo thrown into one even weirder game, Plants vs. Zombies. This popular tower defense game by developer PopCap Games has eluded Android for the past 2 years but is finally available thanks to the Amazon Appstore. ...

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Honeycomb Ported to the G1 [VIDEO]

I guess this is what Dan Morrill meant when he said that Honeycomb has no minimum hardware requirements: that screenshot on the right is from a T-Mobile G1 running Honeycomb. A devoted band of developers at XDA continue toiling away on the venerable handset that started it all, and after the ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 10-15

It's that time again! The AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp is back after a short absence. So, let's get to last week's news!

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The CyanogenMod Nightlies Are Back; This Time with Extra Gingerbread

Team Douche strikes again! Yesterday, a post on cyanogenmod.com announced the roll out of the infamous nightly builds, which are all based upon the newest version of the mod, Cyanogenmod 7 (CM7).

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Latest Gartner Report Has Android Closing in on Symbian for World Domination

Android is closing in on Symbian as the number one mobile operating system in the world. Whereas the third quarter of 2009 saw Android at 3.5 percent market share, today sees the platform at 25.5 percent of worldwide smartphone sales.

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CyanogenMod 6.1.0 RC-1 Available!

CyanogenMod owners rejoice! An update is available for the CM6 has gone live!

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Q3 2010 Quarterly Report Card (US Carriers)

We put this feature together to help fill you, dear reader, in on we think each of the big four wireless providers are doing as it pertains to Android. Using the same system as the first time around, we conducted a blind, internal poll with members of our staff deciding how they would grade ...

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Developer’s Spotlight: Mini-Squadron’s Daniel Smith

Like many of you, I am a huge fan of  Mini-Squadron on Android.  Hands down it is probably the best 2D shooter on Android. It is extremely fun and very addictive.  It is really nice to see more and more good games coming to Android. It makes me extremely happy.  Luckily, Android Guys managed ...

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Developer’s Spotlight: Smart Lock 2.0′s David Shellabarger

The Android community is growing and becoming quite impressive.  A very large, and huge part of that community are Android’s army of developers.  It is because of this and the role that they play, that we will be featuring developers as often as we can in our very own Developer’s ...

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The Top 25 Android Phones as Decided by YOU

You might recall that last week we brought you the first Android Phone Power Rankings. The AndroidGuys staff got together as a team and listed the top phones from US carriers and ranked them from 1 to 25. Then, we turned around and asked for you to cast your vote in the FAN POLL. We were ...

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App Review: Lava Ball 3D

If you are looking for a marble-rolling, maze-traveling game, Lava Ball 3D is the game for you. Please note: you will not be able to run this on 1st generation Android devices. I would only run this game with at least a 1GHz processor. I tried it on a MyTouch 3G and it locked on... Read More

Introducing the Android Phone Power Rankings! (Cast YOUR Vote)

Today we’re introducing a new feature to AndroidGuys called the Android Phone Power Rankings.  The idea behind it is simple.  We all have our own opinions as to how great we think various Android handsets are, but what do we think as a collective unit? I conducted a blind rating poll for ...

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