AdMob Report Indicates Android Growing Rapidly

Another month, another great report from AdMob.  We know Android is gaining ground in the smart phone market, especially here in the US.  But where does it come from and who’s piece of the pie is being eaten by the lovable green robot?  As turns out, the iPhone is starting to see their ...

Read More

App Review: Blogaway, Android Blogger Client

Having recently started a blog over at Blogger and being a new Android owner, I wondered if maintaining it from my mobile was possible. After a few searches I found an application that seemed to fit my needs. Blogaway met and has so far exceeded the ability to interact with my Blogger sites. ...

Read More

Motorola Zeppelin Looking Sexier as it Preps for Flight

The Motorola (XT800) Zeppelin is making its way to China Telecom come December 25th and will support both GSM and CDMA. In addition to dual connectivity, the latest specs (translated) put have the phone running an ARM Cortex A8 processor.  Other details list a 3.7-inch screen, 720p support, ...

Read More

T-Mobile Gets a “Top Picks” Section in the Android Market.

What once as an application created for the MyTouch 3G launch has turned into a dedicated area within the Android Market. The “Downloads” link from the main landing page of the market has been replaced with a “T-Mobile” label.  This entirely new section showcases ...

Read More

How To Properly Use Google Maps: A Satirical Narrative

With all of the new Lab features included in the latest version of Google Maps(3.3.1), it’s very easy to feel overwhelmed. You may ask yourself, “How could the terrain layer possibly assist me in getting me where I’m going?”, “How does knowing what’s nearby help me when ...

Read More

App Review: A World of Photo

A World of Photo sells itself as a “fun casual, geo multiplayer online game” but to say it’s a game is maybe pushing it slightly. The basic premise is that you are selected at random by anyone else in the world using the app to send them a photo of your choosing. It displays a... Read More

Developers Waste Little Time Porting Android 2.1 to Droid

In a move that comes as little surprise, some crafty developers have managed to extract Android 2.1 from a Nexus One handset to port it to the Motorola Droid. Does it work? Yes and no. According to comments left by the devs, it’s buggy at best.   As of right now, there are roughly a ...

Read More

Acer’s Early 2010 Roadmap Includes Half Dozen Android Handsets

As it stands already, 2010 will have a very Android green tint to it. Acer understands what’s at stake and has a plan to compete for a sizable piece of the pie. Roger Yuen, VP of Acer’s smart handset business in Asia, recently announced that Acer will ship five or six Android based ...

Read More

Google Live Search on Android!

Right on the heels of the new Goggles photo search, Google has announced its latest search feature, Live Search, on their official blog: First, we’re introducing new features that bring your search results to life with a dynamic stream of real-time content from across the web. Now, ...

Read More

Novosoft Releases Handy Backup V. 1.3 for Android

Novosoft, the international IT-consulting and software company has announced the release of Handy Backup v. 1.3 for Android. This version allows customers to back up their phones to a secure data storage system located in San Diego, California. The release of Handy Backup 1.3 is ...

Read More

ODROID On Its Way to Early-Bird Devs

The ODROID Developer Edition package is now available worldwide and has begun deployment to the 300 developers that pre-ordered back in September. Will the ODROID gain any traction in the gaming community and break into the market that the iPod Touch is dominating?

Read More

Grooveshark Arrives on Android for VIP Members

Online music search engine, streaming service, and recommendation tool Grooveshark is now available for Android. The app, like its web counterpart, allows users to search for, stream, and upload music. And like the best things in life, it’s free. Ok, well somewhat. The Android app ...

Read More

Bada-Bing Bada-Boom. Another OS? There Ain’t No Room.

Or is there? On 8 December, Samsung unveiled a new mobile OS that they will begin placing on select phones. The name of the OS? You guessed it, Bada. In terms of the OS, Samsung states that Bada is an open platform, that aims to deliver an intuitive user experience through innovative visual ...

Read More

First Thoughts on 2.0.1

About an hour ago I received an update to 2.0.1 on my Droid and I thought I’d go through a few of my first impressions on the update. First and foremost I need to praise the update procedure itself. Prior to the Droid I had an LG Dare which was, in nearly every way, a... Read More

Pocket-Lint: Dell Android Tablet Coming to CES

Tech blog Pocket-lint has inside information on a Dell Android tablet that is expected to be announced next year. The scarce details  indicate that an announcement is expected to come at CES 2010 in Las Vegas. For those who don’t know, CES happens to be one of the largest tradeshows for ...

Read More