Google News Optimized for Android

Last week saw Google announcing that their mobile News site has been optimized for Android (and other WebKit-enabled browsers). This new version brings many of the same features found on the desktop client, including personalized favorites. The new homepage displays more stories and pictures ...

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Third Time’s a Charm for My MyTouch3G

Just yesterday I ordered myself a brand, new black myTouch 3G (MT3G).  Now mind you this is my third unit as the first two were taken back to T-Mobile due to ‘technical difficulties’.  I’ve been hesitant all along – I could not justify a device that is physically ...

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GeeksPhone Debuts ONE in Spain

The team at Geeks Phone just debuted their ONE handset at an event held in Barcelona.  In case you have no idea who they are, their the small startup group who promise root access on their phones the second you take the out of the box. Although they had hoped to have a working prototype ...

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Android Around the World: Samsung Galaxy Launches on 02 in Germany

Coming down off the HTC Hero high, we’re getting back to your regular Android news. The biggest, baddest phone with green robot power still is the i7500/Galaxy from Samsung. As much as Sense looks great, the hardware just doesn’t pack the same punch as the Galaxy. The first handset ...

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T-Mobile USA/UK Handset Announcements

According to “people familiar with the matter,” T-Mobile USA is expected to formally announce the follow up to the T-Mobile G1 handset.  The phone, known as the myTouch3G has been a terribly kept secret in these circles and is alleged to go on sale this summer.  We’ve seen ...

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Layar’s Augmented Reality is Dreamy [VIDEO]

Augmented reality applications are changing the way we view the world.  No longer do we have to wonder what’s on the other side of town or, for that matter, on the next block.  Android users are able to pull out their handsets and run apps like Wikitude, nru, and now Layar to see where ...

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Say Hello to the Huawei U8230

The CommunicAsia 2009 Expo and Conference is taking place in Singapore right now and the first Android handset to emerge is the Huawei U8230.  The handset features a 3.5″ LCD touchscreen, 3.2MP camera, and a whopping 1500mAH battery. Having joined the Open Handset Alliance in 2008, ...

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