Samsung Galaxy Gets Rooted

The latest Android handset to get the root treatment is the Samsung Galaxy.  The first Android-based device to come out of  South Korea hasn’t arrived here in the US just yet but it’s just a matter of time.  After passing through the FCC a few months back, we’re just ...

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Samsung: Android Phones “Well Under $100″ by Next Year

Tucked away at the very end of a NY Times article today is a little blurb that perked our ears up.  The piece is about the new Reclaim handset from Samsung and Sprint which is made from recycled materials and corn. It’s neat and all, but that’s not why we’re writing.  ...

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HTC Hero All But Officially Announced for Sprint

The fellas over at Engadget Mobile are reporting that they have seen the page shown in the image below.  They’re keeping the URL a secret, but this essentially wraps up the Hero to Sprint rumor.  There are still plenty of unknowns such as A)will it be exclusive, B) if so, for how long?, ...

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Accessory Review: Jawbone Prime Bluetooth Headset

When you mention Jawbone in the context of Bluetooth headsets you will probably get two reactions. The first will be “What’s that?” And the second will be “Yeah, those are awesome!” or something to that effect. When the Jawbone brand of headsets were initially ...

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T-Mobile myTouch 3G to Launch with GPS Navigation from TeleNav

TeleNav GPS NavigatorTM available tomorrow, August 5; 30-Day Free Trial on TeleNav.com To read our review of TeleNav GPS, click here. SUNNYVALE, Calif. – August 4, 2009 – TeleNav announced today that TeleNav GPS Navigator will be one of the first turn-by-turn GPS navigation services ...

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HTC Launching 3 Phones in China This Year

The recently outted HTC Click handset is headed to China alongside two of his Android buddies.  The other two phones, the Magic and Hero will be making their way to China Mobile and Dopod, respectively. According to PC World, the Click will be priced at around 3,400 yuan ($500) and arrive in ...

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AndroidTapp Review Recap

Here at AndroidGuys, we try hard to bring you the software reviews and announcements that we think are the most relevant. Even with all of the press releases and early looks we offer, there are plenty of app reviews that simply slip through the cracks. Thankfully, we have sites like AndroidTapp ...

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7″ Tablet Rumored for China Mobile

A 7″ Android-based tablet with phone functionality is being rumored for China Mobile. It’s being reported that the table will have the proprietary TD-SCDMA for 3G connectivity and run the OPhone OS. We’re tapped out spec-wise with the full sized web browser and front facing ...

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Sprint Launching Two Android Devices October 11th?

Some of the best Android tips and leaks over the last year have come from xda-developers.  Here’s a case of one that took a little over 4 months to come to fruition.  All the way back in April, a  “senior member” from their forum had the following to say… I work for a ...

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Android 2.0 to Have Donut Features Plus More? [UPDATED]

Android 2.0 is not Donut.  Donut is not Android 2.0. The last few weeks saw many Android and mobile tech sites incorrectly assuming that the two of them were one in the same, or more directly related.  We were as guilty anyone in not fact-checking or digging deeper.  Thanks to the ...

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Say Hello to the Motorola “Sholes” [UPDATE]

Today finds us learning of a new Motorola handset, rumored to be headed to Verizon as early as October.  Called “Sholes”, it’s a slide out QWERTY with a touch of class. Thanks to the guys at Motofan.ru, we get a couple of high resolution pictures and a nice chunk of specs on ...

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Philips V808 Headed to China Mobile, Lacking Key Features

Sorry, but we have to throw some cold water all over your Philips V808 hopes.  We just learned of this handset a few days ago so it’s not exactly like we’ve been built up for a long time.  Engadget Mobile is reporting that this device is headed to China Mobile and will run the ...

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Official Facebook App Right Around the Corner

The Hatfield and McCoy feud that is Google and Facebook seems to have cooled a tad.  Well, by that we mean the official Facebook app is coming to Android shortly.  Perhaps even in the next few days. We’ve seen some excellent Facebook titles for Android so far in apps like Bloo and ...

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Pictures of Android-Based Philips V808 Emerge

The handset rumors and leaks keep coming.  This time, we’re looking at the Philips V808.    Although the pictures don’t show it at all, this is being reported as being Android-based and pretty much finished.  In fact, the folks at pconline.com.cn are expected to be reviewing it ...

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Sprint to Have Android in 2009

Not a terrible ground breaking news article to pass along, but it’s news to some of you.  Speaking at the Brainstorm: Tech conference today, Sprint CEO Dan Hessee confirmed that at least one Android device will arrive in 2009. It has been widely assumed that Sprint would be the next ...

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