Android turns 5 today!

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We, too, celebrate our five year anniversary.

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Android announced four years ago today

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Today is the 4 year anniversary of the announcement of Android, the Open Handset Alliance, and AndroidGuys.

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Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?

Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.

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The Astonishing Tribe Acquired by RIM, Will Honor Current Agreements [UPDATE]

One of the first headlines I came across this morning as I was having my coffee was that RIM had acquired The Astonishing Tribe (TAT). As some of you know, these guys were among the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance are were largely responsible for how Android looked and felt in ...

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VisualOn Joins the Open Handset Alliance Just in Time for Gingerbread

The Open Handset Alliance picks up another member today with the addition of VisualOn. The Silicon Valley-based company enable rich multimedia experiences on smart phones and will begin contributing to Android with the release of Gingerbread.

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The Astonishing Tribe’s ‘TAT Home’ Pours Flavor All Over Vanilla Android Experience

One of the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance, The Astonishing Tribe, has just announced their new TAT Home in Barcelona.    Touted as a “gesture-powered 3D Home screen” for stock Android, it adds a gorgeous interface to base experience.  Using TAT Home, users can pull up ...

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Android in Ireland… No Luck for the Irish!

This post could be rather short because as of today (23rd of September 2009) none of the 4 main mobile phone operators doing business in Ireland have an Android device on offer… not one! You can get the latest Nokia N97, the iPhone 3GS, any flavors of BlackBerry even a couple of Windows ...

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DroidFonts.com and New Droid Pro Fonts Announced by Ascender (PRESS RELEASE)

Enhanced versions of the Droid fonts with are now available for software & hardware developers, and for creative professionals from Ascender Corp. The DroidFonts.com website also features information about the Droid fonts which are part of Android, a complete, open mobile phone software ...

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Chipsets with Android at CES

Ask a typical person what kind of chipset is in their mobile handset and you’re likely to get a blank stare in return.  Most people are not aware of what all goes into the hardware side of phones and assume that one company produces and assembles the parts. Take for instance the T-Mobile ...

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Wind River to Offer Android-Based Software Solution to Handset Makers

Founding Open Handset Alliance member, Wind River, has announced a commercial software solution package for handset makers and mobile carriers who plan to develop Android-based devices and services. Wind River is leveraging its deep involvement with the Open Handset Alliance to offer a Wind ...

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Reading the Tea Leaves

I couldn’t be more excited about the Open Handset Alliance news today.  Seriously.  I think today’s announcement of 14 key players helped me to realize just how big of a geek I am becoming.    

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Kyocera, Wind River in Crucial Android Agreement

With a goal to become the leader in Android integration among CDMA devices, we're excited to see Kyocera sip the Kool-Aid!

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Sprint’s Xohm WiMAX Network is Live

Another sign of promising things from the number three carrier. Blazing fast speeds wherever you go sounds like fantasy, but it's now reality. At least in Baltimore.

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KDDI Unveils 3.1 Inch OLED Display

Bigger, higher resolutions screens never hurt anyone! I'd love to see these on an Android handset soon.

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Android an Also-Ran to the iPhone Already?

As part of our daily habits and rituals for working on AndroidGuys, we have RSS feeds, alerts, and bookmarks that we hit up for Android news. Whether it’s a blog posting or tech site writing up something on the OS, we’re pretty much on top of things around here. One of the articles ...

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