March 27, 2015

Sony Xperia X10 to Get Gingerbread

Good news for users who own the Sony Xperia X10 handset, according to a blog post on the Sony Ericsson Product Blog the handset is going to receive an update to Gingerbread sometime in “Q2/Q3″ this year. The blog points to the work ...

Gameloft Embraces Amazon’s Appstore… Srsly?!

It’s no secret that Gameloft is against the sales of their incredible collection of 3D games via Google’s Market. However, an interview with Reuters regarding their upcoming distribution plans is sure to have many scratching their ...

Get Your WiFi Xoom at Costco March 27th

If you needed a reason to join one of the many bulk shopping clubs in the world, this could be it.  Costco has listed the Xoom WiFi only version on it site for sale at the price of $589.00.  The site is saying that all pre-ordered devices will ...

RIM Playbook Confirmed to Run Android Applications

Boy Genius Report has received confirmation from RIM that the previously leaked info that the BlackBerry PlayBook will run Android applications.  This is a smart move on RIM’s part as Android has long since overtaken BlackBerry in sales in ...

In-App Purchases Coming Soon?

The above image is from a tweet from developer hyperbees, giving us a hint that perhaps that we are going to see in-app purchased go live soon, since they are seeing clues about it in their developer dashboard.  This would be a major step ...

HTC Opening “Scribe” Tech to Third Party Devs

While the jury may still be out for some concerning the upcoming HTC Flyer/EVO View 4G and it’s Scribe powered pen, there is some exciting news as HTC has decided to open up the Scribe technology to 3rd party developers, which means that ...

HTC to Incredible S Users: NO ROOT FOR YOU!

Engadget is reporting this morning that the AndIRC team that has had some experience exposing the Thunderbolts locked bootloader and creating the root process has also identified the same lockout code in the Incredible S (which for us here in ...

HTC EVO 3D First Look Video

We are going to let the video do the “talking” for us on this one.  What do you think of the latest EVO device?  3D a gimmick or here to stay?  Let us know in the comments!

SwiftKey Tablet Wins CTIA E-Tech Award

We've just gotten a press release from the team behind the SwiftKey Tablet keyboard, and they've apparently won the CTIA E-Tech Award. We here at AndroidGuys would like to extend our congratulations to the SwiftKey team. If you're not familiar ...

Cellular South to Offer Xoom

If you are a customer of the independent Cellular South wireless carrier and are in the market for an Android powered tablet, there is good news for you today! Cell South has announced that it will be bringing the Honeycomb powered Motorola ...

Root Tools: an Open Source Toolkit for Developers

Root Tools is a new open source project aimed at making life easier for developers of apps that require root. The library already includes about half a dozen methods, including ways to remount, send shell commands, find busybox, and more.

AVG Launches AVG Mobilation for Android

In a press release from CTIA today, Amsterdam based AVG technologies has announced the release of their Android AVG app, called AVG Mobilation, which is an update of their smartphone app, ANTIVIRUSFree. The updates to the app are largely aimed ...

Glu Mobile Games Now Available on Amazon App Store

In a press release today, Glu Mobile Games has announced that they are putting some of their most popular games up for sale on the Amazon App Store that recently launched.  Titles to be put on sale include Diner Dash 2, Call of Duty:Modern ...

QuickOffice Updated for Honeycomb.

Readwriteweb.com is reporting that QuickOffice, the mobile software suite that allows users to manipulate and edit documents on their mobile devices, has been updated to work on Google’s Honeycomb version of its mobile OS, and will be ...

“Filthy Rich from Selling Android Apps”

With such striking counter-examples around, we’ve always been suspicious of the conventional wisdom that developers can’t make money with Android apps. Now we have more anecdotal evidence that it’s very possible to bring in ...