March 27, 2015

Motorola (Tao) Sholes in the Wild [UPDATED]

New images have emerged showing the Motorola Tao (Sholes) running around somewhere in Georgia.  The pictures don’t do the handset justice as most of them are focused on the screen’s images and not the phone.  We can tell from the ...

Truphone Announces Reworked Version of Android App

Truphone, a global mobile communications provider, has announced a significantly revised version of their Android app.    Claiming to be faster, more responsive and easier to use, Truphone believes that their all-in-one conversations hub is ...

App Review: Light Racer 3D

We all know that games are scarce on Android, especially 3D games. iPhone users have boasted about 3D games via OpenGL 2.0 for quite a long time, but we’ve had MMS ;). Metal Gear Solid and Assassins Creed have graced the iPhone in 3D but ...

App Review: Flyscreen for Android

Flyscreen is a screen lock replacement application that will change the way you think about your lock screen. I have to say for all the time that I have been playing with the application it has really won me over. See the full video review and ...

App Review: Pandora for Android

Pandora, the popular ad-supported music streaming service, has now been available for the Android platform for over two weeks. In this review I’ll discuss some highlights and opportunities for improvement which we will hopefully see in ...

Android Will Make Verizon Relevant

Wired Gadget Lab recently said what a lot of people are thinking: Why does Verizon “have the worst smartphones?” Verizon’s take? “Customers don’t care about phones. They care about the network and our network is the ...

Google Wave Being Released to Beta Testers Tomorrow

CNN is reporting that Google is getting ready to release a beta build to 100,000 testers this Wednesday.  Google Wave has been a highly anticipated app from the search giant, and is a program that is reported to have some Android connectivity ...

No Pandora for Hero Users?

Update: A Pandora rep explains that “some developer or unlocked phones will not be able to see the app in the Android market.” We’re hearing that the excellent streaming music app from Pandora is not available in the Android ...

Was Google’s Hand Too Heavy?

AndroidGuy was formed in the backroom of a T-Mobile retail store in early November 2007. I, along with Scott and a few others were giddy about the prospect of owning a mobile device with little to no restrictions. We would be able to run any ...

App Review: BubbleBeats

BubbleBeats describes itself as “interactive jukebox tailored for Android devices that makes organizing music … fun.” Let’s start with what BubbleBeats does.  BubbleBeats is an app to organize the music on your phone into ...

T-Mobile Starts the Countdown for Cliq Pre-Orders

In terms of hype, nothing beats an actual launch date for a new flagship phone.   Pre-order dates come close, but what happens until then?  What are we fanboys and fangirls to do until we have something to sign up for?  A recent trend is ...

Motorola Cliq Box Leaked

The box artwork for the upcoming Motorola Cliq has been unearthed, thanks to a Leakdroid tipster.  Looking very sexy in the black box, potential customers will see some of the more popular apps to come preloaded on the handset.  All of the ...

App Review: Express News

Every morning as my dogs rush past me to the yard for their morning romp, I sit on my deck with a cup of hot coffee and start my day.  This routine has long included my G1 to check email, Twitter, Facebook and the like as I slowly wake ...

Is Rooting Overrated?

UPDATE: As pointed out in the comments, it might have been more appropriate to title this piece “Are Custom ROMs Overrated” instead.  We hope you will sting the piece enjoyable nonetheless. I decided some time ago that I would root ...

App Review: aiCurrency

aiCurrency is, as you might have guessed, a currency converter for Android.  It’s not just your standard conversion app though – there are some really nice features you might find enjoyable or helpful. Because of my travels, my ...

Playing Catch Up?

So… it’s clear to many of us (especially given that they’re the only provider in the U.S. offering android phones at the moment) that T-Mobile has being playing a bit of catch-up to get their 3G network up and running. This has just left ...

App Review: Aldiko

Electronic books should have replaced the printed books for years now, so we had been told. We are not there yet but some efforts are made such as with devices like Amazon’s Kindle or Sony’s reader. You can get (read: buy) most new ...

1-800-FLOWERS.COM Adds Android to Platform Portfolio

The biggest name in online florists has announced a downloadable storefront app for Android, thanks to a mobile strategy based on Digby’s Mobile Commerce Suite Platform.  This version follows in the footsteps of the web client as well as ...