Paul O’Brien, founder of MoDaCo, has been a busy little boy. In what feels like only a matter of hours, he’s been able to flash an unofficial ROM from the HTC Desire onto a Nexus One. And just to prove things, he snapped a pic …
It seems only right that we give our loyal readers the first look into the “oh-so-close-to-being-done” Official Android Guys App. Besides some unknown random errors you will fall head over heels for this app. It’s got a sexy appeal, solid news, and extra goodies to …
Android is on the verge of earning the moniker “the future of the mobile operating system.” Although it is still in its infancy, the Android platform currently operates on nine handsets in the U.S. Five of the nine handsets, the G1, the MyTouch 3G, the …
The news from Mobile World Congress keeps pouring in! We have learned that Adobe is currently in the process of readying a mobile version of Adobe Integrated Runtime for running both Flash and Web applications outside of a browser. Adobe expects to make mobile AIR …
While this might not exactly constitute news, many Android 1.5 users will be happy to know that the popular News and Weather app(which comes with a widget) in Android 2.1 has been ported to Android 1.5! Also known as the “Genie Widget,” the News and …
This is purely a rumor for now, but Android Central is getting reports that Sprint will be updating the Samsung Moment to Android 2.1 on February 22nd. The Moment is currently running Android 1.5, so Android 2.1 will be a great addition for users of …
Canalys has announced that the majority of smartphones sold in 2009 were touchscreen phones. Canalys is also reporting that 7.7 million Android handsets made up 4.7% of overall smartphone sales. For those of you counting that is a 1074% growth from 2008! That is quite …
Dell and Android fans should be happy to see this one. The Dell Mini 5 has earned FCC approval with 3G bands needed for AT&T, Rogers, Bell, and Telus 3G. While this has been rumored for a while and Dell officially said they were launching …
Our latest podcast, #39, is in the can and available for downloads and streaming. Joining me this week was resident AndroidGuy Sam Herren, Nick Gray (HTC Source), and Andrew Kamika (Androinica). Also, Nicole stopped by for a few minutes near the end to share are …
Thanks to a recent acquisition, Android owners might be seeing the Skyfire web browser on their handset before too long. Kolbysoft, the makers of the popular Steel browser, were just purchased by Skyfire for an undisclosed sum. For those of you not in the know, …
In a post on LWN.net, Brian Swetland reveals the name of Android’s next release. “We maintain a set of patches on top of Linux, which we periodically rebase to the latest released Linux kernel. We’ve been doing this roughly every other kernel release since about …
“Android” and “open” go together like peanut butter and chocolate, but last year, avid Android followers were reminded that Android might be open, but Google apps for Android? Not so much. Workarounds have allowed use of those applications on phones, but Android’s future is not …
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