Motorola Shadow Caught Blazing Through Benchmark Test?

Phandroid is reporting a bit of interesting news tonight.  Apparently a member of Howards Forums who tried to benchmark his overclocked Droid using the Quadrant app (which lists the top bench-marked handsets) saw sitting just below a Nexus One running Android 2.2 a device listed as the Shadow ...

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Engadget’s Flash Face Off Pins Android 2.1 Against Android 2.2 [VIDEO]

Engadget decided to give the Android faithful a head to head video showing Flash 10.1 versus Flash Lite.  In one corner we have a Nexus One running Android 2.2 with Flash 10.1 installed.  In the other corner, we have an HTC Desire running Flash Lite in the browser.  With nearly equal hardware, ...

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Motorola Droid to Get Android 2.2 (Froyo) in “Near Future”

Not content with their Android 2.1 update from a few weeks ago, Motorola Droid owners are already looking for 2.2 (Froyo) information.  Our inbox and twitter feed has been hammered with requests from Droid users begging for the latest Android release.  “How long will we have to ...

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Manually Update Your Nexus One To Android 2.2 Froyo!

FroYo (Android 2.2) is now available to download for Nexus One owners. First impression, this thing is FAST. Just navigating around the menus, this thing is “Wickid Fast” (as Ray would say)! I can’t recall when an update had this much impact on Android’s UI. Have you ...

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Android 2.2: A Developer’s Perspective

So, what does Android 2.2 really mean for the average Android developer? Learn more in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Froyo Arrives at Googleplex

It was only a matter of time before we saw the giant frozen yogurt show up on the Google campus.  Check out a pic of the sculpture sitting under wraps courtesy of TechCrunch.  Can’t wait to see it uncovered and in all its tasty splendor?  Watch the video below! Have you seen today's ...

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USB & WiFi Tethering Built Into Android 2.2

As we head into next week’s Google I/O, Android 2.2 is looking more and more like a game changing release.  First there’s Flash integration.  Then came Android Market changes.  Just earlier this week we learned that Froyo is ridiculous fast.  Does it get better?  You bet. Take a ...

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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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Adobe Ready to Deliver Flash in June

Late yesterday saw Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch take to the official blog to reiterate the company’s recent stance on mobile platforms.  No longer interested in working with Apple, Adobe has decided to move forward with other mobile operating systems, specifically Android.  Have you seen ...

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Andy Rubin Reacts to Steve Jobs, Likens Apple to North Korea

The NY Times has a great little interview with Google VP Andy Rubin where he talks about Android’s future among other things.  When asked his thoughts on the recent Steve Jobs comments about Android offering porn, Andy says he doesn’t quite get where Jobs was coming from.  “I don’t ...

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Automatic App Updating Coming in Android 2.2

One Android feature that our readers have been asking for is the ability to update all applications and games to the latest release.   It’s not uncommon for the average user to see 15 or more notifications a day indicating new versions of downloaded apps.  As phones get bigger and allow ...

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Rumor: Sony Ericsson Xperia Series to See Android 2.2 in 2010

One phone we’ve been hearing about for what seems like an eternity is the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10.  After getting announced back in 2009, we’ve been patiently awaiting its arrival here in the US.  The biggest problem we’ve seen facing the X10 is that it’s slated to ...

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HTC Scorpion Could Be Most Powerful Android Phone to Date,But is it Real?

It gets harder and harder to stay on top of the Android phones coming down the pipeline.  Even on its own, HTC makes it difficult on us to keep out in front of the rumored handsets.  Today finds us adding another device to the list of potential Android smart phones. The Scorpion is the ...

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