March 27, 2015

HTC Slider Passes Through FCC With AT&T 3G

Well, look what we have here! The above HTC Android handset has just passed through the FCC with AT&T 3G bands.  Yippee!  I have got to be honest, I am loving the form factor, looks a lot like an HTC Touch Pro 2.  Typing on an Android ...

Android Powered Vodafone 845 Announced

Vodafone just pulled the curtain back on their first Android handset, the Vodafone 845. To be clear, this marks the first of their own branded phones.  They currently offer the HTC Legend, Nexus One, and Sony Ericsson Xperia X10.  So ...

Sprint Loves Your Mom, Do You?

Wireless provider Sprint is doing what they can to have you looking like a champ this coming Mother’s Day.  Hesse and Co. have put together a list of Android apps designed to make mom’s life easier around the home and office. ...

Rhapsody, The Best $9 Bucks I Ever Spent

When I think of playing music on my Android phone, I usually head on over to my Pandora app, until recently. I came across the beta version of Rhapsody’s Android app and instantly fell in love. Instead of Pandora dictating what songs I get ...

Garmin-Asus Announce Pedestrian-Friendly A10

Garmin Ltd. and ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (Garmin-Asus) have officially announced their next Android-based handset, the A10. This time around, the company is turning their focus to pedestrians and personal navigation. The A10 comes with a 3.2-inch ...

HTC to Pay Microsoft Royalties on Android Phones

As we predicted in March, Microsoft has strong-armed HTC into signing a licensing agreement to pay Microsoft royalties for HTC’s Android phones. The good news here is that an Apple-style lawsuit is unlikely now that HTC has agreed to cough ...

Did FCC Just Out the HTC Wildfire?

It’s not very often that we get to see pictures of handsets to go with FCC approvals. Such is the case with this new HTC phone, the PC70110. Based on the looks, we can safely assume this will be an Android-based unit. Look to the front ...

U.S. Cellular to Launch the HTC Desire in July

Praise the Android Gods, we now have a date for when the HTC Desire will launch on U.S. Cellular!   According to the U.S. Cellular Facebook page, the HTC Desire will be launching sometime in July so get your checkbooks ready. Originally, it was ...

Samsung Considering Google TV with Android

Samsung is said to be considering the business feasibility behind creating televisions with Android.  The Korean manufacturer already moves more units than anyone in the world so this may or may not come to fruition. As rival Sony is rumored to ...

Step Up Your Android's Security With Lookout

One of the advantages of using an Android is being able to download apps outside of the Market.  How do you make sure you’re protected from malware on your phone while doing this?  One app I’ve come to rely on is Lookout.  What ...

Fear Not, Sprint Shall Provide the Nexus One

These days, you can never take a customer service rep at their word; most have no idea what they’re talking about. However, that doesn’t mean their words can’t excite you. On the heels of today’s heartbreaking ...