Listen Up! Podcast #39 is On Demand

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 few newsworthy items of her ...

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Skyfire Browser Coming to Android?

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, Skyfire makes it possible to ...

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Google Gets Social With New “Google Buzz”

Today, February 9th, 2010, Google has yet another release for us(Android Users) that extends the abilities of your Android Device and Gmail account. This free service is called Google Buzz and is essentially another social networking medium. With Google Wave not making much headway, the ...

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Name of Next Android Release to be “Gingerbread”

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 2.6.14. This ...

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Why Android “with Google” Makes a Difference for Netbooks and Tablets

“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 ...

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Have You Been Watching?

Last month, Google kicked off an official YouTube page for the Nexus One.  Just this last week, however, they decided to take us on a tour of what goes on behind the device.  Over the course of 5 videos, Google has been giving viewers an inside look into everything that has gone into the ...

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Xperia X10 Launching on Vodafone in April

Well Android fans, it seems that we now know when the Xperia X10 will be available to Vodafone customers.  While we still don’t have an exact date, we now know that the handset will be launching sometime in April.  The  Vodafone site is now listing the Xperia X10 as “coming ...

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SPOILER ALERT: Nexus One Beats iPhone 3GS in CNET Prizefight [VIDEO]

Over the last few years, many phones have been thrown in a head-to-head matchup with Apple’s iPhone.  We’ve yet to see a device come along and dethrone the current king of smart phones.  At some point, something has to be considered better, right? Along comes the Nexus One. Have ...

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Motorola Milestone Confirmed for Telus

Telus has officially announced that they will soon be acquiring the Motorola Milestone(Similar to MotoDroid) into their mobile device line-up. It is exciting news for not only that Canada will be receiving yet another Android device, but that it will be the first HDPI, high density, screen on ...

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Canadian LG Eve to Make the Jump to Android 1.6

According to various sources, including LG Canada themselves, the LG Eve will be receiving an upgrade to Android version 1.6. It is only so long before version 1.5(Cupcake) is no longer on any device which really goes to prove how quickly Android is progressing. Unfortunately this update will ...

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Google Seeking Customer Support Professionals for Nexus One

If there’s one area where Google could improve the Nexus One experience, it would be in how support is handled.  Thankfully, things look to be headed in a positive direction.  A posting has been found on a Google’s job board that shows the company seeking a “Phone Support ...

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Nexus One OTA Update Enables Pinch-to-Zoom

Looks like Google won’t be having any of that backtalk from Steve Jobs after all. According to the Nexus One News and Updates page, Google will be rolling out an over-the-air update for the Nexus One beginning today. Some may not receive the update until later in the week. The update is ...

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Official WordPress App for Android is Now Available

Early last month, we mentioned that an official WordPress application for Android might be arriving shortly.  One month later, to the day, we’ve learned that it can be found for free in the Android Market.  According to the WordPress blog, it looks and feels similar to the free wpToGo ...

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Nexus One is Coming to Sprint

Rumors of a Sprint enabled Nexus One have been floating around since Google announced that the “superphone” would make it’s way to Verizon in the Spring. Then, Walmart decided to kick the rumors into a higher gear by “accidentally” launching a Nexus One coming soon ...

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Nexus One With AT&T 3G Bands Found in FCC Filing

Good news for all you AT&T subscribers who held out on getting a Nexus One because of the 3G incompatibility.  It appears there is another version on the way!  Check out the pictures below and you’ll see two different labels.  The label to the right is what current Nexus One owners ...

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