Benchmarks Put Android 2.2 at Wicked Fast…Like 450% Faster Than 2.1

Alright so let’s preface this with the whole “take it for what it’s worth” deal.  The guys over at AndroidPolice have been playing with the Froyo (2.2) build of Android and decided to do some benchmark testing.  They are using an application called Linpack which measures ...

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Rumor: T-Mobile myTouch 3G to Get Sense-Flavored 2.1

Here’s one we missed last week…  Techland is reporting that the refreshed myTouch 3G from T-Mobile will see Android 2.1 once testing is finished.  Techland’s Peter Ha interviewed Andrew Sherrard, the VP of Production Innovation for T-Mobile, who indicated that the handset will ...

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UK Motorola Milestone Gets Android 2.1

UK customers with Motorola Milestone owners take notice.  Your Android 2.1 upgrade started rolling out today!  You can download the update manually from http://direct.motorola.com/hellomoto/support/update/ or you could wait a few days for an OTA version. Enjoy your new features like live ...

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Official: Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Will Get Android 2.1 in Q4

Good news for you Sony Ericsson fans out there – the Xperia X10 will be getting Android 2.1 later this year. Officially.  The Sony Ericsson blog tells us that a UXP update will roll out in the fourth quarter of 2010 for the entire X10 family of handsets.  Yes, this means the X10 mini ...

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TMO Announces MyTouch 3G Slide!

Today T-Mobile officially announced the highly anticipated MyTouch 3G Slide. Featuring such additions as the Genius Button, myModes, and the Faves Gallery, will the MyTouch Slide offer up an experience that is as warmly received as the G1 was? Read below for full press release:

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Android 1.5 Still Biggest Slice of Fragmentation Pie

The latest figures are in from the Android Developers blog showing the relative number of active devices using the various flavors of Android.  This is basically a chart that shows what handsets are currently active and looking for apps.  Somewhat surprisingly, Android 1.5 still commands the ...

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Android 2.1 Being Delivered to Sprint Phones (UPDATE: Nope!)

In a leaked image that has been posted to the XDA Forums, the news has broken that Sprint is rolling out Android 2.1 (Eclair) to both of their phones!  This has been LONG rumored, with users taking a “believe it when we see it” mentality (with good reason).  Finally Sprint Android ...

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Official Twitter App for Android Arrives!

We all knew this was coming… Twitter just announced the release of an official Twitter app.  It is only for Android version “2.1 and above” (hint for the upcoming 2.2?). When apps work well with each other, sharing becomes as second nature on machines as it does in person. The ...

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Velocity Micro’s Cruz Tablet: Under $300 with Full Flash Support

With the market for Android-based tablets slowly picking up steam, Velocity Micro, a high-performance custom computer producer out of Richmond, VA, is entering the fray.

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Peer into the Looking Glass, New Dell Tablet Leaked

It has certainly been a huge leak day dealing with new Dell products!  The latest deals with their new tablet, called the Looking Glass which is pictured to the left. In a report on Engadget, the new Dell tablet is described as a bigger version of the Streak 5 that is due out in November. 

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Blue Ant Q1 BT headset review

A few weeks ago, the editor-in-chief of AndroidGuys elected me to test and review a brand new Q1 headset.  First, because I am his favorite writer (yeah right) and secondly because I have the Motorola Droid that has version 2.0 and above, I suspect that’s the real reason. In any event, ...

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Sprint Hero Getting 2.1 “First Week of May”

The highly anticipated 2.1 update for the HTC Hero on Sprint’s network has been rumored with various rollout dates for months now.  We received an email today from a follower who went straight to the carrier and asked about the 2.1 he was expecting today.  According to the representative ...

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Thursday Night Podcast Tonight 7PM Pacific, 10PM Eastern!

Join Scott Brown and co-host Matthew Patience tonight at 7PM Pacific, 10PM Eastern, 0200 UTC round 2 of the Thursday Night AndroidGuys Podcast! If you listened in last week, you’ll remember that we gave away a TON of stuff from ZAGG and AndroidSwag! This week, we’ve got even more! ...

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And It’s Official… Verizon Announces Droid Incredible for April 29th

One of the worst kept secrets in the history of Android has finally come to an end.  The Droid Incredible is official from Verizon and due out April 29th.  Starting Monday, April 19th, interested parties will be able to available for pre-order online at www.verizonwireless.com.  No surprises at ...

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Droid Incredible Pre-Order: April 19th!

The gang over at Phandroid just broke that the Droid (HTC) Incredible will be available for pre-order in just a few days! Over the last week or so there have been brief glimpses of the Incredible being leaked to Verizon and maybe even T-Mobile!

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