Recent in Month: July 2009

Black Hats Unveil Already Patched Android Security Flaw, iPhone Not As Lucky

Jul 30th - Remember a few weeks ago when we got the Android OS Update for a Security Fix but no details were provided? Well… I think now we know what that was all about. At the Black Hat Security Conference in Las Vegas, Charlie Miller and Collin Mulliner spoke about vulnerabilities in mobile platforms like Android, iPhone, ...

Samsung Galaxy Passes FCC!

Jul 30th - Lately we’ve voiced our irritation that the Samsung Galaxy isn’t available much of anywhere. Not only that, but we haven’t heard a peep from Samsung about their plans on bringing it to other lands. Finally we’ve got some good news – the Samsung Galaxy just passed the FCC! There is good news and bad news… ...

Samsung Galaxy Lite Introduced By Wi-Fi Alliance

Jul 30th - Before the first ever Samsung Android Phone – the Samsung Galaxy – makes its way to American shores we’re already hearing about another version of the same phone… the Samsung Galaxy Lite. The Wi-Fi Alliance passed the phone through its certification process and IN the process outed the device’s existence. There is no solid evidence ...

Motorola Sholes Looks Like A Morrison For Big Boys

Jul 30th - Everyone is excited for Motorola’s first Android Phone, especially since the mere existence of Motorola is leaning on its Android hopes. We’ve already seen the Motorola Morrison, Motorola Calgary and Motorola Heron… now we’re hearing word (and seeing pictures) of a new Motorola Android… the Motorola Sholes: Most discussion up to now has been about ...

Acer Counters: Android Aspire Netbook On Track For Q3

Jul 30th - Since I was 11 years old, Acer has been talking about launching an Android Netbook. Okay… maybe not that long, but you get the point. Two days ago those childhood dreams were crushed when DigiTimes asserted that Acer had delayed its Android Netbook aspirations and would potentially terminate them altogether. PCWorld just renewed my hope. ...

Sherpa, Visual Voicemail Land On Android Market

Jul 30th - The wait is over. Now that some T-Mobile customers are reporting they have received their MyTouch 3G, Google has made the new apps packaged with the phone available on the Android Market. This includes the highly regarded “Sherpa” application and T-Mobile Visual Voicemail – 2 applications that are bound to find room on plenty of ...

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Motorola Morrison Passes FCC, Could Be Named Cliq

Jul 30th - The government’s purpose is to serve the people and that they have done very, very well – the FCC has just passed the Motorola Morrison with flying colors, giving us some additional details about the upcoming and unannounced handset. Lets piece together the clues. First we have the “Attestation Statements” which give us a bunch ...

Twelve myTouch 3G how-to videos release

Jul 29th - A series of how-to videos just released showing just how to do all the basic need to know functions of the myTouch 3G. The series of videos come in 12 parts so that you do not have to go through and watch most of the video just to find a specific potion. Most of the ...

Samsung Galaxy Software Update

Jul 29th - Considering the specs of the Samsung Galaxy and given Samsung is one of the top mobile manufacturers in the world, it is kind of surprising we haven’t heard more about their first Android Phone. This is probably due to the circles we travel, noting the lack of availability in English speaking lands, but Italian blog ...

SugarSync Mobile For Android: Backup And Sync Your Android

Jul 29th - SugarSync already has backup and cloud syncing services for many platforms and devices including iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, PC and Macs. Today the company announced the availability of SugarSync for Android! To download simply search “SugarSync” in AndroidMarket and it should pop up! Here is the description directly from the market: Use your phone to ...

QR Code: FAQ and FUN

Jul 29th - There are a lot of people who don’t know what the following image is or what purpose it serves: It is called a QR Code (quick response code) and it is a 2D barcode that is popular in Japan. It has found an incredibly practical use with mobile phones – scanning the code with your ...

Facebook For Android: Official App On The Way

Jul 29th - It isn’t any secret that Google and Facebook have butted heads in the past, so while Facebook apps are on virtually every mobile platform that makes a difference right now, there is no Official Facebook App for Android. This dates back to last November when Facebook dissed Android: In fact, Facebook execs themselves were heard ...

Philips V808 Gets OPhone Treatment, China Mobile Exclusive

Jul 29th - We got our hopes up and now we’re let down – the Philips V808 Android phone that we just heard about has some disappointing news. First of all, the phone will be exclusively available on China Mobile. Secondly, it will have China Mobile’s proprietary Android build called the OPhone which is more iPhone-like and alledgedly ...

Acer Android Netbook Delayed, Possibly Terminated

Jul 28th - We’ve hear SO much about Android Netbooks over the past year, often courtesy of Acer. They joined the Open Handset Alliance in June and the world is waiting for the unannounced Acer A1 Android Phone and an Acer Android Netbook for August Launch. The latter of those won’t happen in August… and might not EVER ...

Pink HTC Hero Exclusive at Mobiles.co.uk

Jul 28th - Remember that bright pink HTC Hero we initially saw when the phone first leaked? Although not THAT bright, women (and men looking for gift ideas) will be happy to know that the Pink HTC Hero is available for purchase at Mobiles.co.uk: Compare that to the eye scorching version from the original leak, before the HTC ...