Arguably the most popular of the “UI Improvements” offered by manufacturers is HTC’s SenseUI. While personally I am a fan of the Stock UI found on the Nexus S, the “Google Experience” devices are something of a minority nowadays. So, when I was given the opportunity to review the HTC Thunderbolt, I was once again ... Read More »
Completely out of left field, Andy Rubin — VP of Engineering at Google and head of Android development — decided to put an end to those rumors we’ve been hearing lately about Honeycomb, and OEM customization. Both of these rumors started at Bloomberg, so take that as you will. To refresh your memory, ... Read More »
Call it controlled leak or honest mistake, but according to TechFrom10, their Samsung Galaxy S phones started receiving a new test version of the Android Market this morning. Aside from a new “Content rating” section for apps, the new Market app is not that much different. However, this new version includes some interesting ... Read More »
According to GTVsource and Phandroid, Google is hard at work to merge Google TV and Honeycomb into the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Google is expected to make an announcement at Google I/O in five weeks. This will of course make it easier to maintain and update the three different products. ... Read More »
comScore’s mobile report for the month of February has been released, and it seems to be good news for our green Android friend. Google’s mobile OS kept its neck-breaking growth through the month of February. Despite the launch of the Verizon iPhone, Android had no problem fighting the iPhone in the Droid’s own backyard — ... Read More »
The T-Mobile we know and love could be going away, but it is business as usual until the merger is approved and today they announced the initial markets for their HSPA+ upgrade to 42 Mbps.
“As T-Mobile continues the aggressive expansion of America’s Largest 4G Network, we’re doubling our maximum speed in more ... Read More »
Honeycomb tablets are still quite sparse, but things look to be a lot different in April and May. The latest online catalog from The Phone House features an an entire page dedicated to Android 3.0 tablets and their respective prices. The catalog shows the Motorola XOOM, ASUS EEEPAD, LG Optimus Pad, and the Acer Iconia ... Read More »
There is no official Facebook phone yet, but INQ Mobile’s new Cloud Touch is the closest thing we have seen to date. Erick Shonfeld of TechCrunch scored an exclusive video of the new INQ Cloud Touch which is optimized for Facebook.
So what does optimized for Facebook include? Basically, ... Read More »
If you’ve been waiting for a 4G capable Galaxy S handset that does not have a QWERTY keyboard, T-Mobile may have just the right phone for you. Early this morning, T-Mobile announced that the Samsung Galaxy 4G will be making its way to their HSPA+ network before the end of February. Internal specifications for the ... Read More »
It took a miracle with yesterday’s winter storm, but we somehow managed to make it to California and are getting ready to attend Google’s special Honeycomb presentation. The event promises to deliver “an in-depth look at Honeycomb, Android ecosystem news, and hands-on demos.” A little bee also told us the web-based Android Market ... Read More »