Viper SmartStart Announces Version 3.0 at CES

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No we aren’t talking about the LG Viper that was just announced from Sprint! Viper SmartStart is an app that will change how you start your day. This app is being said to turn your vehicle into the “Cloud-connected car”.

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to the public.  But the initial business model that Google put forth may have gone awry in the time since up to now. In the ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly Wrap-Up 8-11-11

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Mobiles Republic Releases APPY Geek for Tech Enthusiasts Everywhere

Mobiles Republic (News Republic, Biz Report)  has released a new Android app designed for your inner (and outer) technology enthusiast.   The application is called APPY Geek and it’s available in both smart phone and tablet format. What might look like a simple RSS aggregation app is ...

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And Just Like That, TweetComb Drops To The Price of Free

Was just browsing the Android Market from my XOOM and I stumbled upon TweetComb again. I was intrigued to use as an alternative to Plume but am now motivated because the low, low price of $2.99 has been downgraded to the really low price of Free. Get it here. Enjoy!

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The Motorola XOOM Revisited: When Crow Tastes Like Chicken

Maybe it was all the late night viewings of this year’s Google I/O on YouTube AND the Honeycomb 3.1 update, but for some inexplicable reason I started longing, nay needing another Honeycomb tablet.  To the Faithful, you know that my initial reaction and review was not altogether kind to ...

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Make free Skype-to-Skype calls and call phones at Skype’s great rates over Wi-Fi or 3G

  Skype users rejoice!  Per Skype’s own security blog the privacy vulnerability for Android has been fixed.  But even more importantly, Skype has now added calling over 3G to the pure Skype app versus Verizon’s exclusive Skype Mobile.  So even though the minutes will still tick ...

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Sprint Hosting NYC Event Feb 7th, Promising Another “First”

We just received an invitation from Sprint for an event being held in New York City on February 7th. As to what exactly is being unveiled or announced isn't quite clear. Sprint's playing coy with the wording, promising another "industry first". CEO Dan Hesse will be in attendance as will ...

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On Tonight’s AGTN

Tonight is Episode #30 for AGTN! Thanks for continuing to listen and make our Thursday night show a success.  As always, Android Guys strives to bring you the best Android content across different media types. This week on AGTN, Ray and Aaron will be talking with the CEO of Hear Planet, an app ...

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Tune in Tonight: AndroidGuys Podcast #71 Live at 10PM EST

It's Monday! That means tonight at 10PM EST you'll be listening to the longest running Android-related podcast on the internet. Join your fellow Android fans and developers as we take on some of the most recent headlines and hit each other with the hard questions.

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Tune in Tonight: AndroidGuys Podcast #70 Live at 10PM EST

It's Monday! That means tonight at 10PM EST you'll be listening to the longest running Android-related podcast on the internet. Join your fellow Android fans and developers as we take on some of the most recent headlines and hit each other with the hard questions.

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Android: Open Source or Just an Open Mess?

Those of us who are familiar with the “with Google” stamp on the back of our respective Android phones what does this actually signify?  Is it part of a carrier deal that gives exclusivity to Google premium apps like Gmail and the Android Market, or part of a grander scheme to make ...

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The Ticker (September 3rd)

We get an awful lot of emails from you guys wanting to share news, promote links, tips, etc. As much as we'd love to share everything that comes across the inbox, we simply can't. So, we decided to start a semi-regular series of posts called "The Ticker". These will be items that we think ...

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Google’s Response to Oracle’s Suit

We knew it would not take long for Google to respond the lawsuit that Oracle has filed against them.  An article from Informationweek.com gives a quote from the Google statement about the matter: “We are disappointed Oracle has chosen to attack both Google and the open-source Java ...

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Google to relent and finally let tablets get the Android Market?

Liliputing is reporting that the Android Market may well be on its way to Android tablets like the Archos 5 and 7, and the Camangi WebStation.  In the beginning, the Market was distributed to devices that bore the “with Google” stamp of approval but this may be a harbinger to the ...

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