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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Sprint to Have Android in 2009

Not a terrible ground breaking news article to pass along, but it’s news to some of you.  Speaking at the Brainstorm: Tech conference today, Sprint CEO Dan Hessee confirmed that at least one Android device will arrive in 2009. It has been widely assumed that Sprint would be the next ...

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Acer: Android Netbook Q3, Phone in Q4

We’ve known for quite some time now that Acer had been taking a look at Android.  Just how close of a look though was not that clear – until yesterday.  Apparently, Acer liked Android enough to join the Open Handset Alliance and pledge their support.  This puts them in league ...

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Far EasTone to Drop a Pair of Android Handsets in ’09

Google’s decision to set up camp in Taiwan is looking better all the time.  Wanting to work closer with members of the Open Handset Alliance and further Android, it appears that this is exactly what is happening.  Today, PC World is reporting that Taiwanese Far EasTone is working with a ...

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Samsung Launches I7500, The Company’s First Android-Powered Mobile Phone

Seoul (Korea Newswire) April 27, 2009 05:08 PM — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading mobile phone provider, today unveiled the I7500, its first Android-powered mobile phone. With a launch of I7500, Samsung became the first company among the global top three mobile phone manufacturers to ...

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Samsung’s Omnia to Become an Entire Line of Phones, Include Android

For the time being, we need to file this under rumor.  A fun rumor, nonetheless. According to msmobiles, Samsung is not going to simply release one Omnia handset.  They have bigger plans for the design type.  Plans that include Android. It should come as no surprise that Samsung has some ...

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Android Around the World: China Mobile’s Dopod G2 Resembles a Certain Fruit Phone

Founding Open Handset Alliance member, China Mobile is inching closer to the release date of their first Android handset.  Expected to be called the Dopod G2, it has the HTC Magic form factor on the outside.  The inside? Well that’s a different story.

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Rhetorical Questions

I’ve been thinking a lot about Android lately.  Imagine that!  As I go back and look through some of the things that have happened over the last year, there are a lot of unanswered questions that come to mind. Here’s a handful of questions that I’ve been kicking around my ...

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G1’s Going for Under $100… But Why?

Sometimes we hold off publishing certain articles on AndroidGuys simply because know that it would be redundant to post something that’s clearly made its way around the net.  Such is the case with the stories making their way around other Android and mobile gadget sites.  In case you ...

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HTC Magic Officially Announced, Vodafone Exclusive

It took all of one day to get an official announcement regarding the HTC Magic. Call it Sapphire, G2, or whatever else you want. It’s real and it’s coming to Vodafone in the spring. It’s going to be exclusive to the carrier in the UK, Spain, Germany, and France and ...

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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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OHA Member Broadcom Brings ‘Combo Chips’ to Android (PRESS RELEASE)

Broadcom Becomes First to Enable the Android Mobile Platform to Support Wireless Connectivity ‘Combo Chips’ Access to Broadcom’s BCM4325 Drivers Enables the Android Ecosystem to Support the Most Advanced Wireless Connectivity Solutions IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 5 ...

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Android Gets Skype App Before Apple Does

Here’s one we didn’t see coming.  Starting today, G1 and other Android users will be able to download Skype Lite from the Android Market.  The official app allows for voice calling to other mobile handsets or desktops running Skype. We would have bet money on the iPhone seeing ...

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ASUS: Yeah, We HAVE Thought About an Android Eee PC

Word coming out of CES is that ASUS is in fact thinking about putting out an Android based Eee PC. According to a post over at TechRadar, ASUS CEO Johnny Shih claims the company is looking into using it (Android), either with an Eee PC or the Eee Phone. Well, duh. We’d hope at a... Read More

Open Handset Alliance Adds 14 New Members

It’s a big day for the Open Handset Alliance as they officially add their first members since last year’s launch. Picking up 14 new members today, the OHA looks to be even more robust than before. Joining the founding 34 members are: AKM Semiconductor Inc., ARM, ASUSTek Computer ...

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