China Mobile is partnering with China Telecom to battle the Apple iPhone. Their weapon of choice is Android. With more subscribers(415 million) than the total US population, China Mobile will bring a large wave of new users to the Android community.
Google is ready to go head to head with Apple in ... Read More »
Many Android phones have been delayed in 2009. We have been expecting 15-20 new Android devices before year’s end and it appears most of them will launch near the end of Q4. Finally we are beginning to see some unofficial dates, so I thought it was time to review all the rumors.
August 3, ... Read More »
We reported early this week that Germany would be the first to receive Samsung’s first Android phone, the i7500. Following the official press release from Samsung yesterday, we can now say with certainty confidence that this phone will make its way to America. The specs revealed that this quad-band phone ... Read More »
The Open Handset Alliance has many handset manufacturers as members, but only HTC has released an Android device to date. Thankfully, that is set to change in the second half of 2009 as we see Samsung, Lenovo, and Huawei with devices on the way. One manufacturer we have heard ... Read More »
Early rumors suggested the i8000 would be Samsung’s first Android phone, but new reports claim Telefónica Europe will launch the i7500 on their o2 Germany network. Samsung has confirmed three Android phones for 2009 and said the first to be released would be overseas. The Samsung i7500(June) would join ... Read More »
Welcome to the first edition of #AskAndy where we aim to answer all your Android related questions. I would like to make this a weekly column, but it will only be successful if you continue to send in your questions. Thank you to everyone who submitted a tweet this week. I chose 10 ... Read More »
When Google first unveiled the Android platform along with the Open Handset Alliance, there were two notable carriers absent: AT&T and Verizon. With the recent talk of extending their iPhone exclusivity, it could be years before Android ever makes its way onto AT&T. However, Verizon has begun to warm to an open ... Read More »
Fujitsu might not be a well known brand name to American consumers, but their technology is behind many of the retail stores we shop every day. With the recent announcement of “Service Built For Android”, it appears they are placing their full support behind the Android platform. Fujitsu has also joined the ... Read More »
Google announced today that a new preview version of the Android software development kit was available for download. The official list of new features planned for the 1.5 release has been updated as well. Most of the changes fall into four groups:
User Interface Refinements Performance ... Read More »
This week we will be recapping all the major carriers’ plans to launch Android phones. I decided to start with Sprint because they are most likely the next major US carrier to join the Android revolution. Along with T-Mobile, Sprint is the only other US carrier to join the Open Handset Alliance. ... Read More »