Surprise! Verizon & Google Announce They are Working Together

The webcast slated for today may not end up being the white-knuckle thrill ride we are all hoping for.  A press release has gone out today which essentially amounts to nothing more than a “strategic partnership” between Google and Verizon. The two industry leaders will create, ...

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Verizon and Google Making Joint Announcement Today

Verizon and Google are primed to give a webcast today and although the details are scarce, we couldn’t be more excited.  Could we finally see the largest US carrier make their Android announcement?  Will the Sholes get officially unveiled?  We consulted our Magic 8-Ball for answers and ...

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G1 Battery Gives Android Blogger Warm and Not so Fuzzy Feeling

Ask around and you’ll likely find a fellow G1 user who can say that their handset gets unreasonably warm at times.  Whether plugged in or not, the back side of the phone has been known to heat up quite a bit.  Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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Best Buy’s Holiday Playbook Confirms Android Domination Set to Begin

We’re nearing that time of year where the Black Friday specials and company agendas start leaking out.  For a lot of families, this is many of them renew plans or switch carriers for something new or better.  This year, better means Android! Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? ...

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5 Nice Apps I Refuse to Use [Updated]

I tell you what, I love me some Google Reader. One of the first things I did when I got my phone was set up a shortcut to Reader’s mobile interface. It’s fairly robust, but it is in the browser, so it’s a little slow even on WiFi. On Edge, it’s unbearable. And forget about... Read More

App Review: ShuffleTone

ShuffleTone is great for anyone who wants to spice up their text and phone ringers. It is brought to us by the guys over at DizWare. ShuffleTone allows you to select a list of songs/ringtones to play. When you receive a call or text message, it chooses one of your selected songs from your ...

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Around the Androidosphere

The team here at AndroidGuys does everything they can to stay on top of the most relevant news and rumors.  As hard as we all try, sometimes things simply slip through the cracks.  Going forward, these ‘cutting room’ items will be compiled in a meta-article called “Around ...

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Why Cyanogate Was an Epic Win for Android Fans

I was waiting for something like this to pop.  It really was only a matter of time before Google decided to clamp down in some way on the whole modding scene.  While it was not a huge ban hammer like Apple does with jail-breaking on it’s platform, it certainly was enough to send out ...

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App Review: Gigbox

“We’re Gonna Rock and Roll all Night” As an entry into the Android Developers Contest 2 (ADC2), Gigbox is a dream come true for any avid concert lover. The application is built by the Gigbox Team and operates as sturdy as anything I have seen on Android. Have you seen ...

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New Mobile Search Features from Google

Google rolled out a couple of handy new features on its mobile-optimized site late yesterday, making it easier to access search results on your phone that you generated previously on your desktop or laptop. The first is Local Search for Mobile. When you visit Google on your phone and tap the ...

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Motorola Tao Gets Release Date, Full Specs Coming Together

A super secret document made its way into the hands of Taylor and company over at AndroidAndMe which outlines the plans for Motorola’s Tao handset.  We’re being treated to some insider information that sheds light on what to expect from both Motorola and Verizon.  This phone ...

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The Perfect Mobile OS Deserves the Perfect Phone. This Is It.

I loved the Palm OS, but the honeymoon faded quickly.  Same story with Windows mobile.  I had high hopes for the gargantuan in Redmond’s foray into the mobile world only to be disappointed.  It wasn’t long before I was looking for something better.  Android is a different story. We are ...

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App Review: Flyscreen for Android

Flyscreen is a screen lock replacement application that will change the way you think about your lock screen. I have to say for all the time that I have been playing with the application it has really won me over. See the full video review and let us know what you think of Flyscreen. Have... ...

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Android Will Make Verizon Relevant

Wired Gadget Lab recently said what a lot of people are thinking: Why does Verizon “have the worst smartphones?” Verizon’s take? “Customers don’t care about phones. They care about the network and our network is the best.” Ok, so they didn’t really say ...

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Google Wave Being Released to Beta Testers Tomorrow

CNN is reporting that Google is getting ready to release a beta build to 100,000 testers this Wednesday.  Google Wave has been a highly anticipated app from the search giant, and is a program that is reported to have some Android connectivity as well. What is Google Wave?  Have you seen ...

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