The crowd erupted in applause as the curtains were finally pulled back on the year-long tease that was the new and improved Google Music. Functional on everything with a browser, as well as the tablet and smartphone. Finally! A real, native music solution for Android users, and an amazing cloud layer on top of that ... Read More »
I’ve made no small deal about how pessimistic I am when it comes to dual-core devices. This time a year ago it was all anyone could talk about – how amazing dual-core phones were going to be, and how it would change everything. I had more than enough doubt about the giant fluffy unicorn that ... Read More »
Late last week, Google dropped quite a surprise on us. Android 2.3.4 has begun its roll-out to Google’s Nexus S phone, and with it comes a feature that Android users have been clamoring for since before its release on Android 3.0; native video chatting in Google’s Talk app. Right after the announcement, Android 2.3.4 was ... Read More »
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Yes, I am aware that the information that is responsible for me once again putting my fingers to the keyboard is little more than anecdotal evidence. Apparently, this analyst called a whole bunch of Verizon stores and asked which phone sold best. The phrase “Why, the Thunderbolt is outselling everything we’ve got!” or some variance ... Read More »
Whether you are aware of it or not, and completely regardless of whether or not you believe it, the Motorola Droid on Verizon Wireless saved Android. More accurately, it saved Andy Rubin, or at least his job, after the G1 underwhelmed and failed to impress many. It’s release, coupled with the release of Android 2.0, ... Read More »
Over the last two weeks, Amazon has launched two different products geared at providing service to Android users who were experiencing what they considered to be a lack in functionality. There’s the Amazon App Store, which has provided users with the ability to shop for apps. This is a particularly unique concept, in that users ... Read More »
To borrow an old Canadian adage, owning a phone other than Apple’s iPhone is like sharing a bed with an elephant. No matter what it does, or how much you want to ignore it, you are affected by its every movement.