Motorola Droid and HTC Eris Release Date is (Almost) Official

In what many consider to be just short of an official announcement, Boy Genius Report is stating that one of their contacts confirmed that both the Motorola Droid and HTC Eris will debut on Verizon on November 6th. This is consistent with previous information reported here and elsewhere. ...

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MOTOROLA CLIQ Ad From T-Mobile

If you subscribe to the T-Mobile YouTube channel, you’d already know what we’re about to say.  Here’s the first look at a :60 ad that shows off the features of MOTOBLUR and the social networking integration.  Hopefully, T-Mobile gets this out in front of potential ...

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App Review: Pomodoro

I am a fan of the convergent device. I try to use my Android phone for every task imaginable. I mean, if I could use it to beam a wave of energy at my bowl of oatmeal in the morning, cooking it right in the bowl at the table, I would! I am always on... Read More

Rumor: Droid is a Series; Droid Eris Coming 11/6

The phones just keep on coming. A “trusted source” tells Engadget that “Droid” is what Verizon will call its entire line of Android phones, and that the second phone in that series will be available November 6. And what handset will Droid #2 be? None other than the HTC ...

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Camera Shy Motorola Zeppelin Arrives Online

We’ve got another Motorola handset to add to the Android repertoire!  Chinese website DIGI.QQ (translated) has the first four pictures of what is being dubbed “Zeppelin” from Motorola.  Unfortunately, the phone seems a bit camera shy as it never rolls over on its back to ...

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Wireless Tether: A Love Story

This is more of a personal recommendation than it is an application review.  Anyone who does work on the go nowadays knows just how essential “all over” internet access is.  But wireless data-only plans are often expensive and require another piece or two of hardware, and their ...

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Droid Specs Leak Out

Motorola briefly had detailed specs for the Droid up on its site today. They’re long gone now, but leave it to Boy Genius Report to be there to get all the screenshots.

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App Review: Robo Defense

Whether its while you’re in line at the store, or sitting waiting for class to start, I am sure that many of you have your own go to game for wasting a few minutes of time here and there. Robo Defense by Lupis Labs is the one I’ve been playing with for a few weeks... Read More

Oh, Hey There HTC Desire!

It looks like the HTC Desire is one step closer to launch, thanks to another BGR tipster. The Desire is the not-quite-as-attractive cousin to the Hero, at least on the outside.  It is possible, however, that the Desire’s internals are speedier than those of  its predecessors. Only time ...

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Un-Ugly Me

One of most frequent complaints about Android is about its unpolished and unelegant UI when compared to that of iPhone.  As a brief user of iPhone 3G, it hurts me to admit that it is indeed the case. Just take for example Compass apps from both platforms: functionally equal,  Android ...

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Android Goes to War

File this one under “unexpected uses.” Defense contractor Raytheon has developed an app called RATS for use by the U.S. military. RATS is an acronym for Raytheon Android Tactical System. The app sounds a lot like Latitude– it’ll let military personnel keep track of a ...

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How To: Turn off HTC Sense

Thinking about buying the Sprint Hero by HTC, or already own it, but not digging the Sense UI? It’s okay, it isn’t for everyone. Thankfully there is a way to turn off Sense and use the standard Android Home instead.  Here’s a quick step-by-step guide how to do so!

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Verizon and Motorola Hosting Invitation-Only Event Next Week

I wonder what exactly it is that Verizon and Motorola are going to announce next week.  A press invite has started making the rounds today advising of an October 28th event which promises to “unveil the most desirable phone of 2009″.  The accompanying picture has what appears to ...

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Promotional Goodies Being Sent out for “Droid Does 11.09″

Some promotional material for the Droid Does campaign is starting to make its rounds throughout the tech and mobile community. Although a firm date has not been set yet as to when to expect the pre-sale or sale date, the rumors are starting to swirl around both October 28th and November 6th. ...

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Android Market App Rankings – Huh?

You’ve made an app that you like and put it on the market. It goes on a tear and starts climbing the charts.  You find that you have 10,000 downloads, a 4 star rating, and that your app is  ranked number 20 in its category.  Sounds great. Then you check the 15th ranked app, it... Read More