Spring Design Announces “Alex” the First Android-Based e-book Reader

Say hello to Alex, Spring Design’s brand new Android-based ereader!  Featuring a 6” E-Ink electronic paper display (EPD) up top and a 3.5” color LCD display down below,  the device is the first e-book powered by green robots that offers full browser capability over 3G, EVDO/CDMA and ...

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Barnes & Noble’s eReader Pics and Minor Details Emerge

We still have to wait until next Tuesday for the complete set of specs and pricing but a few details have been unearthed regarding Barnes & Noble’s eReader.  The device will sport two screens – a 6 inch e-ink display on top for reading books and a separate multi-touch color LCD ...

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March of the Droids

On my morning commute today, I happened to be catching up on podcasts from last week.  Engadget’s podcast is a must for tech geeks and AndroidGuys alike.  I was astounded to hear out of twenty-one topics that eight of them were Android focused.  Now mind you, this is a broadly focused ...

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Newbtorial: How to Keep the Zip in Your Android

“UUUhhhhhhh, I am so sick of how slow my phone is!  Kevin, if you can’t fix this I am selling this thing and buying an iPhone!” These are the very words I heard come pouring into my office as a coworker, flushed with frustration, walked through the door.  She not so gently ...

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LG-GW620 available early November in France

LG announced the GW620 early in September without carrier specific information.  Today we’re learning it is going to be released in France in early November.

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ODROID Demo Gives Best Look at Device Yet [VIDEO]

The fine folks at HardKernel were kind enough to pass along another video showing their ODROID device running an Android app up close.  The demo below shows the app RockOn, a music player downloaded from SlideME. As with the last video, we’re more and more impressed with the ...

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Android in Ireland… No Luck for the Irish!

This post could be rather short because as of today (23rd of September 2009) none of the 4 main mobile phone operators doing business in Ireland have an Android device on offer… not one! You can get the latest Nokia N97, the iPhone 3GS, any flavors of BlackBerry even a couple of Windows ...

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Archos Shows off A5 Tablet

The Archos A5 series of media tablets has been officially announced and shown off.  After recently getting the leak treatment, we know have the first ‘name brand’ device to run Android that is not a phone. What did we learn today that was not already known?  Well for starters, ...

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Why My G1 Qualifies as a “Smartbook”

My T-Mobile G1 is already a smartbook, is it not? Let me explain.  I can surf the web, check e-mail, download and listen to podcasts, keep up with facebook/Twitter friends, use a variety of instant message clients, use Gmail as a word processor (in a pinch) and actually use this same device as ...

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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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LG Formally Announces LG-GW620 as First Android Handset

Hot on the heels of last week’s leak comes the official announcement of LG’s first Android handset. Called the LG-GW620, it’s a slide out QWERTY with a 3″ touch screen. The press release tells us little about the handset other than it is part of a larger strategy from ...

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Archos Details Leak on Eve of Official Announcement

Archos is all set to show off their upcoming Android media devices on the 15th so act surprised when that day comes, okay?  Just pretend like you don’t know anything about what they’re going to announce.  We just checked our inbox to find a few details on the upcoming ...

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Meet the ODROID Entertainment Device

Korean-based Hard Kernel were kind enough to pass along some information about their ODROID Entertainment Device.  Packed with great specs, it’s definitely a unique looking device. It’s pretty obvious from the looks of it, but their rep tells us that the unit is based on games as ...

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Is This the Sprint Version of the HTC Hero?

You know that HTC Hero that is rumored to hit Sprint sometime over the next few months?  That one that’s allegedly going to be up for pre-order at Best Buy stores in a few weeks?  Yeah, well it ain’t gonna look like the Hero overseas.  If the images here prove to be right, the ...

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Archos’ A5 Details Sneak Out Courtesy of FCC

The next time you see Archos, tell ‘em we said thanks!  It seems they decided not to sign a confidentiality agreement with the FCC and now we have some details on their forthcoming device.  We’ll have to wait a few more weeks for the full list of specs, but here’s what we ...

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