Have You Been Listening?

If you don’t mind, we’d like to take this opportunity to plug our podcasts and interviews.  For nearly 2 months, we’ve been hosting a weekly show with members of the Android universe.   Typically held on Monday nights at 10:30PM EST, we discuss recent Android happenings as ...

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Froogloid’s Key Ring App Now Free

One of the more convenient apps we’ve come across for Android, Key Ring, is now free.  Froogloid’s app removes the need to carry around membership cards or keep tags on their key chain.  You can scan barcodes directly off of club cards or enter them manually.  As of right now, ...

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TMOApps.com and the T-Mobile AppPack Sneak Out (Grab Sherpa Now!)

Looks like T-Mobile has their own opinion as to what apps their new users ought to check out first.  An email being passed around to T-Mobile employees known as “Champions” reveals details surrounding the new “AppPack” set to launch with the new myTouch 3G. With 9 ...

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Expansys Outs Sony Ericsson Rachael as Xperia 3,

The Sony Ericsson Rachael handset has become all but official now, thanks to Expansys.  Somehow the web retailer puts phones up for pre-order before the handset makers even go public with announcements.  They’ve done it again, outting the Rachael as the Xperia 3 handset. Not only are we ...

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T-Mobile G1 Wins “Highly Commended” in Global Mobile Awards

The “clunky” and “not very sexy” T-Mobile G1 has won “Highly Commended“  in the GSMA’s Global Mobile Awards.  Well, it tied the Nokia E71 to be fair for the runner up spot.  Both handsets were ‘highly commended’ and come in right behind ...

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Minor Update to Android Fixes Bugs

We recently learned that both minor and major updates were due out this year for Android users. It appears as if the minor update has started rolling out. We’re hearing reports from some of you guys that you’ve woken up to a system notice. After going through the update, we’re ...

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Digging up the LG GW620 “Eve” Handset

Of all the founding handset makers in the Open Handset Alliance, none has been keeping their plans under wraps better than LG.  Up until now, we’ve heard nothing officially from their camp in regards to upcoming handsets.  In fact, the only thing we could scrape together was the recent ...

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Android Around the World: Bouygues Telecom Starts Selling Samsung Galaxy

The Samsung i7500 Galaxy handset has gone on sale in France.  Available on a 2-year contract via Bouygues Telecom, the phone is selling for €139 which comes out to about $195 US dollars.  This puts it in the same ballpark as the previous Android handsets we’ve seen. This marks the ...

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Former Googler Puts New Twist on Mobile Search with Aloqa

The former head of Google Product Marketing thinks mobile search isn’t effective enough so he decided to take the CEO position of a startup called Aloqa.  The company has announced their Android app today and will be demonstrating it at MobileBeat. 

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Android 2.0 Due Late Summer? [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Skip to bottom to see the latest on this subject. While everyone is just getting used to Cupcake (Android 1.5), the team behind The Weather Channel app is already working with the Android 2.0 SDK. In today’s Q&A interview with Traci of The Weather Channel, I learned that the ...

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First Look at Visual VoiceMail for myTouch 3G [VIDEO]

There’s been some recent rumblings about visual voicemail coming to the myTouch 3G (and hopefully G1) next month around launch time.  If curious to see what that app might look like, check out the three videos below.  The fine folks at TmoNews have gotten their hands on some ...

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Higher Res Pics of Sony Ericsson Rachael in Black

Ok, so maybe white phones aren’t really your thing. Perhaps you prefer the typical chrome or black look to your phones. Chances are then, that the white leaked Rachael handset pictures were nice, but left you wanting more. Maybe you’ll like the following photos… GSM Arena has ...

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Phone Menus To Get Less Frustrating Thanks to Fonolo’s “Deep Dialing”

Fonolo is doing their part to make it easier and less aggravating to call large companies.  A major update will officially announced tomorrow, unveiling a new hosted offering aimed at companies looking to improve their customer experience and reduce call center costs.  The service, known as ...

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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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Donut, Eclair, and Flan – Rubin Talks Future of Android

Andy Rubin, or, The Man, as we like to call him around here, was speaking at a T-Mobile and Google media event earlier today where the Google VP of engineering was talking about the future of Android and where the focus will be.  The future beyond Cupcake that is Donut, Eclair, and Flan.  ...

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