Verizon Takes iPhone Directly on with “Droid Does” Campaign [VIDEO]

This is the ad campaign we’ve all been waiting for. Verizon has decided to step up to the plate and show Sprint and T-Mobile how to generate serious interest in Android. And what’s the trick?  TELL PEOPLE WHAT IT DOES.  Start there. Beginning this evening, Verizon Wireless is ...

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Google’s Schmidt: “Android Adoption is About to Explode”

Yay for headlines like that. Today was Google’s Q3 earnings conference call and one of the hot topics was the growth in their mobile division.  As well all know, Android is the key ingredient to the recipe of success.   We’ll spare you the entire call and transcript and give you the ...

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My Journey to the Dark Side

After not owning a Windows Mobile phone for about five years I decided to take advantage of a promo that I heard about on TmoNews and ordered a comp’d Touch Pro2 just for adding a new line with the text plan.  I decided to have an open mind about WinMo 6.1 and HTC’s TouchFlo ...

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Motorola DEXT has UK Talking Android

Greetings all, London calling. I know that a lot of you  are regular readers of Androidguys.com and like me, don’t originate from the US of A.  I hope that by being able to contribute a post or two and hopefully more, I will be able to help AG show a different perspective which I hope... ...

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Project Black?

So have you heard about T-Mobile’s “Project Black”?  Well I have, and I still have no idea what it is.  TmoNews has been all over this one lately and still doesn’t know what it is.  If they do know, they’re not saying. Are we looking for something ...

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App Review: Mundu IM

Mundu is an Instant Messaging app that allows you to connect to various IM clients such as Yahoo, MSN, GTalk, AIM, ICQ and XMPP (that one was new to me!) Signing up to each service is as simple as entering your username and password and choosing a Nickname. Once you are signed in you select... ...

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App Review: Astraware Solitaire

One of the biggest gripes about the Android platform has been the lack of good games.  Generally speaking, people tend to think that to qualify as a good game you should have 3D graphics and visuals that blow you away. Well this isn’t necessarily the case. A good game is all about game play ...

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Samsung’s Customized Keyboard

The first images of Samsung’s on-screen keyboard have made their way online thanks to Android.hdblog.it.  As you can see, there is just only so much you can do to customize the QWERTY keyboard.  What Samsung has done is give the end user more options for entry. 

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Gaming the “New” Android Market

One of the more well-known features of Android 1.6 (Donut) is the improved Android Market.  One of the enhancements to the content portal is the ability to sort apps by titles consideredt be “Just In”.  This is designed to bring up only the most recent apps available to users.  ...

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Gartner says The Future is About Green Robots

Gartner’s about page says that “Gartner, Inc. is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insights necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day.” Based on recent projections by Gartner ...

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Yum-Yum

9:15 P.M. PST. I’m tracing familiar pattern on the smooth surface  of my beloved MyTouch. Time to switch on the silent mode and call it quits. But wait – there’s few notifications in the toolbar! Sliding it down and whoopee! My Donut was just delivered fresh from the oven!

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Live from New York, it’s Android Apps

On August 25th, 2009,  30 Android developers got together at the Fast Company offices to participate in the NYC Android Developers Meetup.  The Meetup was organized by the team at Medialets.   Medialets is an innovative company that provides a rich media advertising and  analytics platform ...

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Around the Androidosphere: CTIA Edition

There doesn’t seem to be a shortage of Android news any longer!  After going months with little to report on, action packed weeks like this one are what we’ve been waiting for! Here are some bits and pieces from the CTIA trade show going on in San Diego that are definitely worth ...

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Mobilizy Demos 3D Objects with 9/11 Memorial [VIDEO]

The two big guns in Augmented Reality apps for Android, Mobilizy (maker of Wikitude World Browser and other apps) and Layar have quite a little arms race going. Two weeks ago, Layar announced support for 3D objects.  This week, Mobilizy matched the feature, and demonstrates it with perhaps ...

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App Review:WiSyncPlus 1.4.12

WiSyncPlus is a fairly complex application for the G1 that will that automatically enable or disable syncing on your WiFi. I am not saying it is complex because of difficulty to use it , it is just a very detailed program with many options. This app can definitely save you money if you do ...

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