Mar 31 AT 11:01 AM Taylor Wimberly 4 Comments

On demand: Android and Me Show Ep 008


Every Wednesday at 2PM CT (3 PM ET / 12 PM PT) we broadcast live, spilling all the latest Android news and rumors for your benefit. We’ve been averaging around 400 of you listening live each week and the chat room has really been picking up speed. If you’d like to join us, come to our BlogTalkRadio page later today to listen, chat, or call in:

Show Notes

Manually installing Android 2.1 for the Droid – Droid finally does updates! After months of waiting users can manually install Android 2.1. We’ll take a look at the process and the new features you’ll gain from an upgrade.

Live wallpaper roundup – Along with 2.1 comes live wallpapers so we’ll take a look back at some of our favorite animated home screens. Join us in the chat and sound off! We want to know if we’ve missed anything noteworthy.

Google TV – New details emerge about the upcoming Android-powered Google TV. We will cover everything that is known about the service and talk about possible features we would like to see.

Samsung Galaxy S to include the fastest GPU – The Galaxy S may have been eclipsed last week with all the attention the EVO was pulling, but as the dust settles comes new info about the GPU. The Hummingbird chip is boasting 3X the power of a Snapdragon, and that’s got us excited.

Galaxy S vs EVO 4G – The superphone battle royale has been underway for a while now but things are really starting to heat up. The EVO 4G and the Galaxy S both have a lot going for them, we’ll break down who’s got what and how much of it.

No multitouch in Xperia X10 – The coolest phone you’ve been waiting on for what seems like an eternity just got a bit less cool. The Xperia will likely never have multitouch because of a hardware limitation.

AT&T Dell Aero – Engadget got some hands on time with the Dell Aero and found it doesn’t have Google Apps. We’ll discuss the what a lack of Google Apps will do to a phone and want to hear from you guys in the chat.

Download of the week: Asphalt 5 – New 3D racing king? Asphalt 5 has graphics, speed, polish, the whole package.

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