AndroidGals: Where are the Girlie Android Phones?

The first smart phone that I truly fell in love with was a Blackberry.  I loved it so much that I never thought I would see the day that I would switch to another phone.  To me, the Blackberry form factor was very female friendly.  There were two big things that appealed to me as... Read More

Archos 5 – Designed by Engineers?

I got my free Archos 5 and spent a very lovely evening playing with my new toy. To be honest, I have very mixed feelings about the device, especially since I got it practically free.  I’m hoping that the good people of Archos will read this post and take some useful info from it.

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Minor G1 Update Happening Right Now

A minor update to the T-Mobile G1 started to trickling out late last week.  Designed only to improve call performance, Android 1.6 update (DMD64) should be complete by the middle of March.  All flavors of the myTouch 3G including the Fender Edition have already received this update.  If you own ...

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Rumor: All Android Phones to See Android 2.1 in US

While some users are are enjoying Android 2.1 on their Nexus One handsets and others (Droid) are poised to see it any day now, the rest of us are left to wonder just how much life and OS support remains.  G1 users are probably the most concerned here due to the limited amount of memory. ... Read More

Flash on Android: Good News, Bad News

Recently, one of the hottest topics surrounding Android (and other platforms), is if and when Flash will be arriving.  We’ve seen demos and heard rumblings for well over a year, but where are are now?  Yes, there are handsets like the Motorola Devour with Flash Lite, but what about the ...

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The Future of MotoBLUR, Sense and TouchWiz

Android is on the verge of earning the moniker “the future of the mobile operating system.” Although it is still in its infancy, the Android platform currently operates on nine handsets in the U.S. Five of the nine handsets, the G1, the MyTouch 3G, the Moment, the Droid and the ...

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Non-Google Android Languishes in Obscurity

So I have several G1′s, a myTouch 3G, two Motorola Droid’s, and just one Archos 5 Internet Tablet.  While, certainly no expert, I have been using Android the week the G1 was released and was following it before it was a Google acquisition and the only device that I have chosen to ...

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Listen Up! Podcast #39 is On Demand

Our latest podcast, #39, is in the can and available for downloads and streaming.  Joining me this week was resident AndroidGuy Sam Herren, Nick Gray (HTC Source), and Andrew Kamika (Androinica).  Also, Nicole stopped by for a few minutes near the end to share are few newsworthy items of her ...

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Gigabyte’s Budget-Friendly GSmart Has Yesterday’s Specs

When it comes to handset makers, we have a soft spot for the ‘little guys’ who take to putting out handsets, competing against the likes of Samsung, HTC, and Motorola.  There’s just something about companies like GeeksPhone and even that long-lost Kogan Agora that have us ...

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T-Mobile Announces doubleTwist for Entire Android Lineup

As we previously mentioned, T-Mobile’s new myTouch 3G Fender Edition comes with a custom installer for doubleTwist multimedia sync.  It gives the users ability to transfer media and music to and from their computer and handset.  Tucked away in last week’s press release was a ...

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App Review: Newton Lite

Newton is the sniper to Asteroids spray and pray. According to the developer, a lone coder named Mario from Graz, Austria, Newton is a physics puzzler heavily inspired by the great flash game Gravity Pods and some old DOS and Amiga classics with similar game play mechanics.

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T-Mobile Rumor Roundup

We’ve got a handful of Android handset rumors to pass along that come to us courtesy of a TmoNews tipster.  The carrier shows no signs of letting up in terms of Android support as the next couple of months come in to focus.

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T-Mobile to Slash Prices on Android Handsets

More great news for you potential T-Mobile customers and those of you eligible for full upgrades.  Starting tomorrow, T-Mobile is slated to slash prices on many of their handsets, including most of the Android-based phones.  Thanks to another TmoNews tipster, we’ve learned the new ...

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Flurry Pegs Nexus One Sales at 20K in First Week

The estimates are coming in for the first week of Nexus One sales and they’re not terribly surprising.  Mobile analytics firm Flurry has just announced a report which ballparks the handset at 20,000 units sold in the first week.  While this number is considerably smaller than that of ...

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Dell Announces An Android-Powered Tablet Device

Android seems to be the weapon of choice at CES this year. As the best mobile platform for open source development and modifications, it only makes sense that as many developers as possible would want to get their hands on the OS- and yet, Dell’s Android-powered tablet came way out of ...

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