March 29, 2015

Skype Android app for Verizon Available Thursday

Skype and Verizon announced at CTIA that a Skype Mobile app will be available in the Android market beginning Thursday, March 25, for users of the Droid, Droid Eris, and Devour on Verizon. The app is not the VOIP app you might be imagining: it ...

HTC Desire Quick Look

I was lucky enough to win a HTC Desire in a competition with T-Mobile. That’s right, I won it. I nearly didn’t as the competition rules stated that when T-Mobile rang me I had half an hour in which to respond. They rang twice, I ...

Mozilla’s Goal: Firefox for Android in 2010

Jay Sullivan, vice president of mobile at Mozilla, told CNET today that his goal is to deliver a beta of Firefox for Android in late 2010. Sullivan confirmed that, as we recently heard, development is underway, and while he stressed he could not ...

Google Voice Goes Real Time

Today must have been Android App Update Day at Google: we saw new versions of Listen, Shopper and Voice hit the market. Of these, Voice saw the most significant changes. Previously,  alerts of new voice and text messages were pushed out every ...

App Review: 3 (Cubed)

Back in fledgling days of Android, you may remember (if you were around) a paid music player replacement app called RockOn Music Player from developer Filipe Abrantes.  It used  a graphic UI for navigation and had a new and exciting look that ...

CTIA First Impressions: Samsung Galaxy S

Just left the keynote from Samung and spent a few minutes playing with the Galaxy S.  First off, words cannot describe just how sharp and bright the screen is.  SuperAMOLED really is that – SUPER.  The 4-inch screen is the most crisp image ...

Samsung shows off Galaxy S Android smartphone

At CTIA Wireless, Samsung has unveiled its latest creation–the Galaxy S smarphone. The Galaxy S is expected to usher in a new era of mobile phones for the Korean based company. All future smartphones will use Super AMOLED displays with ...

Kyocera Zio M6000 Smartphone

Following the saying “The more the merrier,” I am pleased to announce that Kyocera revealed the launch of a new Kyocera (and Sanyo) branded Android device at CTIA 2010 today. The Kyocera Zio M6000 will be released in Q2. There are ...

ThickButtons For Thick Fingers!

I'm a big dude. I've got big hands. There are times I miss my G1 and it's hard keyboard (not bad enough to ditch the Nexus though). But, thanks to ThickButtons typing has just got a bit easier for those of us who are "less than delicate". I've ...

You Might Be An Android Fanboy If…

It's no secret that I'm a huge Android fanboy. Heck, my first story on AndroidGuys was about me being exactly that, and I've even shared my doll memorabilia collection with you guys. In last weeks poll we asked you to complete the following ...

Why an AndroidGal?

With all of the choices of different smartphone platforms out there why would I choose Android? All of the platforms have offer access to applications that the user can choose to install. They all provide access to email and internet, what ...

Dropbox Android App Coming Soon!

Dropbox just announced that a Dropbox Android App is coming very, very soon. From the looks of the screenshots, it all seem true. This is the app I’ve been waiting for since I bought my first Android phone. Here are some of the features ...

Android Isn’t The Most Popular… Yet.

No matter when you got into Android, whether it was since the beginning of time (November 5, 2007) or since a week ago, you have seen Android grow in some way. The latest growth we hear about is from Canalys, a research firm, that says Android ...

Dell Aero – Android Never Looked So Good

Besides the status bar, you wouldn’t know this was Android. This in my opinion could be the best looking Android UI we have seen since HTC Sense. The phone I talk about is soon to be released by AT&T called the Dell Aero; a version of ...

Reasons for Root: Report

A couple of weeks ago, I requested input from people for business reasons why a device manufacturer would want to allow replacement firmware and/or root access on their devices. A report summarizing those ideas and others is now available -- ...

Verizon Advertises The HTC Desire, But Not Really.

Verizon was just caught by an anonymous tipster advertising the Droid Eris as having an HTC Desire in the box! Everyone, get to Verizon Wireless and demand your Droid Eris with a side of HTC Desire! Ok… So obviously this is a mistake and ...