Haters Gonna Hate

NOTE: This article is a total opinion piece from the author, Ray Walters. “seems like #teamdouche was VERY appropriately named. go code for steve jobs or bill gates. this is android. we are a community #fail” “Team douche are exactly that douches. They are responsible for driving other good ...

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CherryPal Announces 7-Inch Android 2.1 Tablet with Sub-$200 Price Tag

CherryPal has announced their new 7-inch Android 2.1-powered CherryPad today.  Rather than setting their sites on the iPad and trying to take it on, CherryPal sees more benefit in the low-cost tablet space.  Priced at only $188 per unit, the CherrpPad features an 800MHz processor, 256MB RAM, ...

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Wolfram Alpha Lands on Android, Will Set You Back $2

While Google will always have a special place in our hearts as a search engine, it has never been that great for precise answers to your search. Enter, Wolfram. The new search engine that launched last May has finally released an Android app. The search engine takes pride in giving you precise ...

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TheStreet: Android Market to Integrate Paypal as Early as October 26th

One big bone of contention for many new Android users is having to use Google Checkout over Paypal for purchasing apps.  It’s not that Checkout is a total hassle to set up, but, rather, most folks are just more acquainted with Paypal.  Plus, Paypal is accepted in nearly 200 countries ...

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Team Douche Will Give ETAs for CyanogenMod

We all know that the only rule of CyanogenMod is that you don't ask for ETAs, but that rule went out the window in Austin this weekend at the Big Android BBQ. What made Team Douche reverse course?

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Verizon Announces the Motorola Droid Pro [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Full press release and specs after the break: Verizon has officially announced the Droid Pro.  Before I go any farther, I just want to say that I absolutely love the form factor.  I just hope Motorola got it right this time and we don’t have another Motorola Charm on our hands. ...

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Virgin Mobile Launches Samsung Intercept at Target Stores Nationwide

Virgin Mobile officially announced the availability and pricing of the Samsung Intercept today.  The Intercept will retail at Target Stores for a $249.99 price tag and should make it out to other retailers by mid-October. Hit the jump for the full press release.

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G2 Now on Sale at Radio Shack, $149.99 on 2-Year Contract

Boom! Radio Shack now has your G2 for sale!  Staying true to it’s word about being the first to have the T-Mobile G2 for sale, Radio Shack now has the phone for you to purchase.  I just called my local Radio Shack in Albany, NY and they have five in stock! Anybody try their local... Read More

Froyo Now Powers 1 in 3 Android Phones

New figures hot off the press!  Google has released the latest figures for devices accessing the Android Market and we’re getting closer to a Froyo majority.  The period ending October 1 shows all legacy versions of the platform dipping ever so slightly while Android 2.2 risesto 33.4 ...

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Alpha Test This: Overbite for Android

When I was in college back in the last century, one of my roommates, a computer science major, had classes with this guy named Marc who was working on a project called Mosaic that would let you view web pages with images displayed inline. I wasn’t that excited about it, because there just ...

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StartTalking lets users send texts by voice all without touch

Per this post in the USA Today, the StartTalking by AdelaVoice app is available the Android Market now or you can download here.  According to the presser, the application will allow the sending of text messages with voice even when the screen is dark.  Just start talking. “StartTalking ...

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Calling all Android users on Verizon!

Getting tired of being left behind for the next Android phones or are you like me and just want a new phone ever six months or so?  If so, check this out.  Verizon has just launched a new trade-in service for any phones from any carriers. https://www.trade-in.vzw.com/Home.aspx I just tried it ...

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Cellphone Radiation Detector Rejected by Apple Comes to Android

Even as Android users, most of us have become familiar with the harsh requirements of the Apple App Store.  Rejected App Store applications routinely find a place in the Android Market, and Tawkon Radiation Detector is no exception. After a year of development, Tawkon claims that it allows you ...

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Developer’s Spotlight: Launcher Pro’s Federico Carnales

Like many of you, I am a huge fan of Launcher Pro and Launcher Pro Plus. Swiping between screens is a real breeze, fast and fluid. Overall, it makes the stock launcher really seem like a joke.   This excellent piece of software fills in the missing holes of the standard Android launcher and ...

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Shots of Verizon-Branded HTC Merge Hit Web, Bing Safely in Tow

While this is a news from a couple days ago, it is still important.  Photos of the CDMA version of the HTC Desire Z have surfaced again. It appears to be headed to Verizon.  BGR has scored a mega-load of images of what looks to be a more finished device. The model number (ADR6325) is... Read More