Kernel Update Utility Makes Flashing Kernels Easier

We've got some good news for notorious kernel flashers and the ones who just started flashing. XDA-member jkoljo has made a Windows tool that makes all the command-line stuff superfluous.

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Flash Player Updated; Nothing Major

Adobe released a small update to Flash Player for Android. There's nothing major in this update, as it's most likely just to fix some bugs and improve performance.

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Tonight on the AGTN Droid-Cast!

Join us tonight on AGTN at 9:00 pm CST.  You can listen on your desktop, or your Android powered device at the following link, http://www.blogtalkradio.com/androidguys . Tonight’s Hosts and panel: Ray Walters Aaron Kasten Stacie Nuss  (StacieDaisy) Benji Hertel (thedudesandroid) Tonight ...

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New Platform Versions Report Shows 83% of Android Phones Running 2.x

As we near the impending Gingerbread announcement and its subsequent rollout to handsets, the legacy builds of Android will continue to dwindle. Newer, more popular phones with later versions of the platform will rise up to account for more market share. Take Froyo for instance. Announced ...

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RUMOR: Google’s Response to eBooks ‘Editions’, Coming Before the End of Year

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is finalizing and releasing their eBook service later this month in the U.S.

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Samsung Hints the Unveiling of the Nexus S with WiFi Calling, Next Week?

Since Eric Schmidt’s showing off of his shiny little Nexus S at the Web 2.0 Summit last month, rumors have circled as to what sort of new functionalities it would possess. Schmidt showed the on-board NFC (Near Field Communication) chip in action and talked about its possible future use in ...

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DoubleTwist Releases AirSync, Pouring Awesome Sauce All Over Your Device

We don't need no stinkin' wires! That is what DoubleTwist is saying with the release of their new AirSync add-on for their Android app. Before you read any farther, long story short, you can now sync music, videos and pictures to your Android device without a wire through DoubleTwist. You ...

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Morningstar.com Launches Free Mobile Application for Android Smartphones

Morningstar has released a free mobile app for Android.  Now you can check all your stocks and investments on the go.  According to their website, you can log in with your current credentials, or create a new account, and have instant access to the Market Barometer and data on the major ...

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How To Root Your B&N NookColor

We've seen Angry Birds running on the new e-reader from Barnes & Noble, showing that it's capable of more than its stock offerings, but the party isn't over yet.

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Winamp Brings WiFi Sync to Android!

It seems like just yesterday people were complaining that Android's music systems were lacking in features, and needed a boost to compete. Winamp understands this so they've released the latest version of the Android application, adding on WiFi sync support.

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Gameloft Announces a Holiday Treat for All!

The Android community has a sort of love/hate relationship with Gameloft. We love their titles and we hate their constant refusal to add them to the Market, making us jump through hoops to get a game from them. Still, they have really great games, so they aren’t going anywhere. In fact, ...

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$1,000 Bounty For Rooting Google TV, Installing Apps

The first Google TV device was launched exactly a month ago, but still nothing has happened around the rooting thing. Someone was really tired of the limitations of the platform and decided to give a $1000 bounty to the first person who roots and installs third-party apps on the Google TV. ...

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LG LU-3000 Launched, Worlds Fastest Android?

Nothing really exciting happened at KES2010, the Korean equivalent to the Consumer Electronics Show. Well, not entirely nothing. LG showed its newest device to the world, and boy it’s fast. In fact, this might be actually the fastest Android phone in the world. It’s somewhat unusual ...

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Smartphone Data Q3 – The Unbelievable Number Roundup

Every couple of weeks one of the big analytics companies, be they for activations, browser demographic, or any of a hundred hundred other variables, releases metrics regarding the smartphone world. This year in particular has been an unbelievable year of growth, not just for Android, but the ...

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Acer’s Lanci Predicting Victory in Tablet War in Two Years

I believe the quote that I am looking for comes from Top Gun, "Son, you're ego is writing checks your body can't cash" in reference to the news that Acer's CEO Gianfranco Lanci is predicting that Acer's tablet division, which makes both Android and Windows tablets are going to go take over ...

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