March 27, 2015

25 Android Apps Every College Student Needs

So you made the plunge and now you’ve got yourself an Android handset.  Good for you!  So how do you take advantage of it?  You install great apps, of course.  One of our readers, James J Atkinson, put together a list of 25 Essential ...

Xperia X10 Launching on Vodafone in April

Well Android fans, it seems that we now know when the Xperia X10 will be available to Vodafone customers.  While we still don’t have an exact date, we now know that the handset will be launching sometime in April.  The  Vodafone site is ...

Motorola Zeppelin Spied Soaring High Over Brazil

A fresh batch of Motorola Zeppelin images have surfaced and they’re considerably clearer then anything we’ve seen so far.  Up until recently, we had been reporting on a different Motorola Zeppelin handset, even getting confused by ...

TripIt Releases Android App to Organize Travel Plans

Following the huge success of their popular application for the IPhone, the travel site TripIt has released an application for Android. The app is free and can be found in the Android Market, but requires users to sign up for a free account on ...

Motorola Milestone Confirmed for Telus

Telus has officially announced that they will soon be acquiring the Motorola Milestone(Similar to MotoDroid) into their mobile device line-up. It is exciting news for not only that Canada will be receiving yet another Android device, but that it ...

Canadian LG Eve to Make the Jump to Android 1.6

According to various sources, including LG Canada themselves, the LG Eve will be receiving an upgrade to Android version 1.6. It is only so long before version 1.5(Cupcake) is no longer on any device which really goes to prove how quickly ...

Motorola Officially Announces Devour for Verizon

We were pretty accurate when we said that “any day now” we’ll get something official about the Devour.  Motorola has just announced the first Verizon handset to feature MOTOBLUR  Based on Android 1.6, the Devour is expected ...

Full Motorola Devour Specs Surface

The full list of specs for the Droid Devour from Motorola have unearthed and they are remarkably unremarkable.  On paper, the next Android-based handset from Verizon looks much like the Cliq and Backflip.  Don’t get us wrong; we’re ...

Nexus One OTA Update Enables Pinch-to-Zoom

Looks like Google won’t be having any of that backtalk from Steve Jobs after all. According to the Nexus One News and Updates page, Google will be rolling out an over-the-air update for the Nexus One beginning today. Some may not receive ...

Official WordPress App for Android is Now Available

Early last month, we mentioned that an official WordPress application for Android might be arriving shortly.  One month later, to the day, we’ve learned that it can be found for free in the Android Market.  According to the WordPress ...

Opinions From an Apple & Google Fanboy

There has been plenty of spilled ink (and pixels) surrounding products released over the past few years by Google and Apple with both putting   out game changers or a iWhatever killers.  A perceived rift may be becoming a reality.  As both ...

Developer to Watch: HyperDevbox

We’ve received a couple of emails over the last week from a gaming studio called HyperDevbox who has alerted us to two games of theirs. Both of them, LoveCatch and the brand new ExZeus were written to take advantage of OpenGL and 3D gaming ...

Rumor: A Pair of LG Handsets on Deck for Verizon

One handset manufacturer who has been relatively silent here in the US is LG.  Of all of the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance, their Android plans have remained the most secretive.  Although we’ve yet to see to see a handset ...

Alcatel’s OT-980 is Reminiscent of Palm Pre

Take the form factor of the Palm Pre and slide in the vastly superior Android OS – what do you get? Alcatel’s OT-980 handset, that’s what. Take a look at the video below of the smart phone and you’ll see what happens when ...