Shooting Holes in Rumors: Gingerbread Edition

Apparently we need to pump the breaks on the Android 3.0 and/or Gingerbread rumors.  All that good stuff we reported earlier this week regarding the fall release and minimum hardware expectations?  It’s all probably a buncha hooey.  Take a look at some of Dan Morrill’s recent tweets ...

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Next Android Build to be Called ‘Froyo’, Not ‘Flan’

Many, including ourselves, assumed the next version of Android to get a neato nickname was going to be Flan.  According to Erick Tseng, Senior Product Manager of Android, it will be called Froyo, as in frozen yogurt. Either way, it sounds delicious. It will probably make for a better, more ...

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Future Smart Phone Buyers Considering Android Over Palm, Windows Mobile, and Blackberry

A new survey from ChangeWave research indicates that future smart phone buyers are considering Android than that of Palm, Windows, and Blackberry.  Only three months ago, Android was last place in terms of consumer preference, tied at 6% with Palm.  Fast forward to today and Android (21%) ...

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Official User Data for Android Developers Helps Cut Through Fragmentation

In an effort to battle fragmentation on the platform, the Android Development team took to the official blog today to announce the availability of a new device dashboard.    

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Droid 2.0.1 Update Now Rolling Out – Did You Get Yours?

Is Verizon playing Santa with its latest Android 2.0.1 OTA Update for the Motorola Droid?  As I sit here patiently waiting for my over-the-air push of the update, (some of you may already be sipping the eggnog) I have headed over to Verizon’s site to see what’s included in the ...

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Sprint HTC Hero Review: HTC Sense is the Icing On Top of the Android Cake

My Background Being that this is my first piece for AndroidGuy.com, I want to give you, the readers, some insight into my background so that you may interpret this review accordingly.  I’m 23 years old and I’m currently in my second year of law school. I love all kinds of gadgets, and I ...

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The Dreaded Cease-and-Desist Order [CYANOGATE '09]

Folks all over the Androidosphere are freaking out about the cease and desist order Android modder extraordinaire Cyanogen reportedly received from Google. It’s disappointing, but honestly, not terribly surprising. Let’s all step back, take a couple deep breaths, and count to ten. ...

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Two More Android Updates Slated for 2009

We’ve seen two updates to Android in the first half of the year. Get ready for another pair over the next 6 months. According to Mobile Crunch, we’ll be seeing a minor update and a major update before the year is out. We saw a minor in the upgrade from 1.0 to 1.1 and the... Read More

Google Taiwan to Support Further Android Development

Google has opened a fresh work place in Taiwan to help further the development of Android powered devices.  The reason behind Google setting up its base in Taiwan might well be to stay in closer touch with fellow OHA hardware members HTC.  As you all know, HTC is behind the first ever Android ...

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