Android Market App Rankings – Huh?

You’ve made an app that you like and put it on the market. It goes on a tear and starts climbing the charts.  You find that you have 10,000 downloads, a 4 star rating, and that your app is  ranked number 20 in its category.  Sounds great. Then you check the 15th ranked app, it... Read More

Figuring Project Dark

Earlier today, I was perusing my 2nd favorite Android site, Android and Me, (my favorite is, of course, Android Guys because they have the most attractive writers).  I came across their leaked details of the much talked about “Project Dark” (or black depending on who you read).  ...

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On Heroes and the Like

My name is Kyle Pozan and this is a little bit about me.  You can find my first review/opinion piece entitled “Sprint HTC Hero Review: HTC Sense is the Icing On Top of the Android Cake” here on AndroidGuys.  I’d like to share a little bit more about myself so you get a sense ...

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Sprint HTC Hero Review: HTC Sense is the Icing On Top of the Android Cake

My Background Being that this is my first piece for AndroidGuy.com, I want to give you, the readers, some insight into my background so that you may interpret this review accordingly.  I’m 23 years old and I’m currently in my second year of law school. I love all kinds of gadgets, and I ...

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My Journey to the Dark Side

After not owning a Windows Mobile phone for about five years I decided to take advantage of a promo that I heard about on TmoNews and ordered a comp’d Touch Pro2 just for adding a new line with the text plan.  I decided to have an open mind about WinMo 6.1 and HTC’s TouchFlo ...

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Closer Look at T-Mobile Pulse Interface “Canvas”

We’ve compiled a couple of photos and videos to show what the user interface looks like on the T-Mobile Pulse (Huawei U8220).  You’ll see that it’s not quite the cosmetic overhaul that Sense or BLUR gives phones, but it’s a nice change to the stock Android feel.  ...

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Halloween Contest: Win 1 Year of GPS!

One of our favorite things to do here at AndroidGuys is to give stuff away.  We’ve been able to provide a few of our readers with a year of turn-by-turn GPS from TeleNav and we’re doing it again! Our friends over at TeleNav have been gracious enough to supply us with another 1 year ...

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App Review: ShuffleTone

ShuffleTone is great for anyone who wants to spice up their text and phone ringers. It is brought to us by the guys over at DizWare. ShuffleTone allows you to select a list of songs/ringtones to play. When you receive a call or text message, it chooses one of your selected songs from your ...

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Hey G1ers…Don’t Wait – Grab Donut For Yourself!

For those of you out there waiting on Android 1.6 (Donut) to arrive on your G1′s, we have but one word for you… STOP.  Forget waiting on the man, take that pastry for yourself!  A direct link to the updated release has been sent our way. Here’s the tricky part.  We’re ...

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Me, Myself, and Android

This past week I submitted an article on the highs and lows of traveling with Android so from a suggestion for the AndroidGuys editor-in-chief, we have decided to make this a regular editorial.  So why write a column that sounds so obvious for a mobile operating system?  Because we can all  ...

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Have Android Will Travel

This is the first week I have traveled with my iPod and not used it at all thanks to my G1 and the myTouch 3G.  As posted in a previous article I have an extended battery for the G1 so it has an actual standby of a week now and after watching several movies the... Read More

Confessions of an AndroidGuy

Hi, my name is Sam and I am an AndroidGuy. As reported last week, I received a shiny, black HTC myTouch 3G yesterday in the mail and it already has Cyanogen’s 4.0.1. I started with 4.0.4 but for some reason the phone would not fully start so after many, many reboots later I decided to... ...

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And the Winner Is…

We’re happy to announce our winner for the myTouch 3G giveaway!  Thanks to all of you who entered – we literally had thousands of people submit their name!  As mentioned, there is one Grand Prize award and 10 runner up spots who will end up with a free copy of NitroDesk’s ...

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Three Reasons the Cliq Will Click with Consumers

The press ink is not even dry after the Motorola Cliq was announced this past week and there is already talk of the Cliq’s failure.  Here are my top three reasons I believe this device will be a hit for T-Mobile and beyond:

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Motorola Cliq to Drop in October

According to TMONews, we’ll be seeing pre-orders for the Motorola Cliq on October 19th. That is provided the marketing collateral is to be considered final. Assuming it is right, tack another 2-3 weeks on top and you have your release date. That’s pretty much the way they handled ...

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