Podcast 004 – Interview with 1Cast

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Anthony Bontrager, CEO of 1Cast. I was able to snag him for a half hour and discuss the company, their app, and what the future holds for both.  If you are not familiar with 1Cast, I definitely suggest checking out their free app.  Available in the ...

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Samsung’s Omnia to Become an Entire Line of Phones, Include Android

For the time being, we need to file this under rumor.  A fun rumor, nonetheless. According to msmobiles, Samsung is not going to simply release one Omnia handset.  They have bigger plans for the design type.  Plans that include Android. It should come as no surprise that Samsung has some ...

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You Tell Us: What is it About Android That You Like Most?

We’re opening the Friday feedback up with a question that should get a whole gamut of answers.  Developers and fans alike can chime in with their opinions on this one, so we expect to see a wide variety of responses.  What is it about Android that you like the best? Leave your comments ...

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Rich Miner, Venture Capitalist?

If you’re familiar at all with the history of Android, you’ll recognize the name Rich Miner.  If you’re not, he’s one of the co-founders of Android, the company that was bought out by Google back in 2005.  He’s been there since the beginning and worn a few ...

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Tether Your G1 and Share That 3G Speed!

Alright, so admittedly, this article isn’t for everyone.  It’s for the select few out there with G1’s who live in a T-Mobile 3G market. Your day of harnessing that 3G speed to power your mobile computing has arrived!     

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Behold the Amazing Circle Zoom of the G2 Phone!

Did ya catch the circus announcer’s tone from the headline? Check out the following video from CNET, which shows some of the new features coming with the HTC Magic handset.  The rumored T-Mobile G2 phone has a sexier look to it than its predecessor, so why shouldn’t the software ...

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Even T-Mobile Thinks the Android Market Needs Better Filters

Cole Brodman, T-Mobile’s CTO, thinks the Android Market could use a little help on the filter and search side of things. Pointing to YouTube as an example of how things could (and should) be done, he stated, “Users have a hard time searching through that long tail.” Brodman ...

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App Review: Twidroid

Before downloading Twidroid I was a real twit who had never tweeted. Now, I’m updating friends and family constantly with pictures of what I had for lunch and thoughts of the day. Very important stuff.

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Android Around the World: China Mobile’s Dopod G2 Resembles a Certain Fruit Phone

Founding Open Handset Alliance member, China Mobile is inching closer to the release date of their first Android handset.  Expected to be called the Dopod G2, it has the HTC Magic form factor on the outside.  The inside? Well that’s a different story.    

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Grainy, Blurry First Image of Samsung’s First Android Handset?

It doesn’t get much grainier – or intriguing.  Folks are getting antsy to see what Samsung and other members of the Open Handset Alliance have up their sleeves in terms of Android handsets.  Today, we get to see (possibly) the first image of the Samsung phone.    

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HTC: We’ll Ship “At Least Three” Android Phones This Year

While we wait on the rest of the Open Handset Alliance’s hardware makers to get off their butts and start putting out phones, HTC is moving full speed ahead with their lineup.    

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App Review: a2b (VIDEO)

Join us today as John takes a look at a2b, by Froogloid.  John really likes the app , calling it very complete.  Judging by the video below, a2b responds very quickly and uses the built-in compass to help users find their way from one point to another.  Dropped on top of Google Maps, it ...

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Rhetorical Questions

I’ve been thinking a lot about Android lately.  Imagine that!  As I go back and look through some of the things that have happened over the last year, there are a lot of unanswered questions that come to mind. Here’s a handful of questions that I’ve been kicking around my ...

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1cast Says Cnbc, Wall Street Journal Digital Network, Reuters, Bloomberg, Afp Are Among First To Distribute News Content On New Online Platform

Up to the Minute Video News and Headlines From Global News Leaders Will Be Pushed to Viewers’ Screen of Choice – Smartphone or Desktop KIRKLAND, Wash., March, 17 2009 — 1Cast, the revolutionary broadcast platform that delivers up-to-the-minute news video to subscribers’ smartphones and ...

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Android Around the World: ABC Mobile Announced in Australia

Sorry guys, it’s not that ABC.  We’ll have to continue to wait and see if we’ll ever get LOST on our Android handsets.  Today, we’re talking about The Australian Broadcasting Company and their new mobile application for the Android and iPhone platforms. Announced ...

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