March 30, 2015

Android and Apple: A ‘Cord’ial Encounter

During a subway ride to work, I was smacked in the face with an abominable, sacrilegious image that rocked me to my core. To my right sat a young man playing with his Motorola Droid. But this was no ordinary Droid. This Droid was being tortured ...

App Review: QSB Add-Ons

I am a big fan of applications that do a lot and need little to do it–basically, high-impact, low-maintenance apps If you are like me you will enjoy the QSB addon applications by Arno den Hond. The Quick Search Box widget is a pretty ...

A Poor Man’s App Store?

A year ago, as awesome as Android 1.0 was, it had a whole lot of warts. Today, with much better hardware running Android 2.0, the wider geek world is coming around to recognize Android’s potential. But in a recent TechCrunch post, Jason ...

Ye Still Doubt the GPhone?

For any naysayers out there, I bring a little more evidence to help convince you of a VoIP GPhone.  In an article titled “Android Comes to WiMAX,” it’s mentioned that Android has been used in VoIP phone calls. “In early ...

Inventec N18 Clamshell MID

Netbook News was in attendance at IT Month in Taiwan where they got some hands on experience with Inventec’s new N18 MID. What’s interesting about this device is that it’s almost a hybrid MID and mini-netbook. Sporting a ...

App Review: CalWidget

Tired of the standard Google Calendar widget that only shows in that small frame?  Well then, CalWidget may be the answer you are looking for. This is a Google Calendar display widget that provides users the option to choose from one or more ...

HTC Hero 2.1 ROM Leaked!!!

The HTC Hero 2.1 ROM with SenseUI is now available via AllDroid and XDA-developers. Download it at your own risk. This is not an official ROM, nor will it have all the updated, carrier specific software, packaged with it.  As always, if you ...

Verizon Bullies Sprint… Are They Serious?

Verizon has really overstepped their boundaries this time. Embarrassing AT&T is one thing; they deserve it. But asking Sprint to remove its “Most Dependable 3G Network” claim is narcissistic, pompous, and flat out wrong. ...

What is the HTC Touch.B Handset?

We don’t have much to go on with this one yet, but we could be looking at another Android handset from HTC.  As pointed out by Engadget Mobile, it doesn’t appear to have the prerequisite buttons for a Windows Mobile device, leaving ...

GPhone to Utilize TV White Spaces?

If there were any doubters as to Google’s diabolical plan to take over the mobile industry with a VoIP only Google branded phone, I bring your attention to the following article… eWeek.com – FCC Moves Forward on White Spaces Oh ...

Gameloft is a Buncha Idiots

EDITOR NOTE: This post was originally scheduled to go up earlier in the week, but was pushed back due to a server migration.  We understand Gameloft’s position has changed somewhat since the original news, but still feel obligated to ...

Here are Your ADC 2 Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the Android Developers Challenge 2!  As promised, the list of top apps was announced just moments ago and we’re only pleased to share the names with you.

Android’s Room for Improvement

A lot has been written about the battle that seems to be brewing in the mobile OS world. Which is the better platform for developers? Which is more consumer friendly? Which has the best hardware? Which will be crowned champion? All interesting ...

First Look at Android 2.1 Screen Shots

The first few images of Android 2.1 have made their way online and we’re more than pleased to share them.  These pictures allegedly come from an HTC Hero running the newest build of Android.  We’re excited to see this on ...

App Review: SipAgent

SipAgent is a new SIP application available in the Market. In beta for now to get feedback from users. It will be released in both a free/lite version and also a paid/pro version (the price has not been set yet). The pro version will include ...