Recent in Month: November 2009

ADC 2 Winners Announced

Nov 30th - Just a quick late night update by everyone’s favorite Talton Pettigrew (seriously, how many of those do you know?).  I was getting ready to call it a night when I noticed – low and behold – the ADC 2 winners had been announced but a few short hours ago.  I said to myself, “Self – ...

Android 2.1 Screenshots Leak, HTC Sense On Board

Nov 30th - The Motorola Droid/Milestone is the only Android Phone currently running Android 2.0. We hear that HTC is hard at work preparing an update for their line of handsets that will catapult their Android Phones passed Android 1.6 and right back up to date with Android 2.0. But after the following screenshots of a supposed “Android ...

Android Market On Archos 5 Internet Tablet

Nov 30th - You may have read a review of the Archos 5 Internet Media Tablet written by Phandroid contributor John Ashton Edgar. While overall he seemed to enjoy it his biggest issue with the device was its lack of Google App integration and the replacement of Android Market with AppsLib. It runs an Archos version of Android. This is ...

Pinch & Zoom Web With Dolphin Browser

Nov 30th - Android 2.0 has multi-touch support including pinch & zoom for 3rd party applications but, for one reason or another (probably legal in nature), Google/Verizon did NOT include this capability on its core applications for the Motorola Droid. Google Maps, Webkit Browser, Picture Galleries and other features don’t allow you to use the feature… BUT… 3rd ...

Apple Rejects iDroid Application

Nov 30th - This is rather hilarious. The makers of  iPhone applications like Beer Pong and Spin The Bottle (Swavv) have added another title to their collection – iDroid. Unfortunately it will sit in their collection and ONLY their collection as Apple rejected it from the App Store. It isn’t surprising considering that the only thing the application ...

Google Phone “Is A Certainty”

Nov 30th - The momentum on Google Phone rumors is picking up and if Gizmodo’s tipster is right, they’ll be an avalanche of prototypes descending upon the company’s Mountain View headquarters in the coming weeks: Over the next few weeks, Google Phones (most probably in early, prototype form) will flood the Mountain View campus. They’ll don large LCDs ...

Xperia X10: Smoking Hot and Strutting It’s Stuff

Nov 27th - The Xperia X10 is official and just waiting to leap out of retailing packaging into the laps of yearnful Android owners. But until then, it seems the X10’s makers are making the most of the remaining time, parading the device to media in various locations to entice them with it sexy looks and awesome features. ...

(Updated) Motorola Milestone Pre-Orders Start At Expansys

Nov 27th - UK Android fans can reserve their Motorola Milestone at Expansys and expect to receive it on their doorstep in about 8 working days. All of this talk, news and reviews about the Motorola Droid on Verizon Wireless are about to get a whole lot more meaningful, ey blokes? I don’t have a ton of experience ...

Android Porn Market from MiKandi

Nov 27th - Google has rules and standards for Android Market that prevent application developers from incorporating adult content. But thanks to Android’s open nature you can get pretty much anything you want on your phone and now a service called MiKandi is helping you find all the naughtiest things you can possibly think/dream/fantasize of in one place ...

Optus Primed For Backlash, Blocking Paid Apps

Nov 27th - Much of Android’s beauty is based on the Android Market. Everything from teeny little free apps made by some dude next door to full-fledged software solutions and in-depth games all available starting at free and working your way up. Unless you’re an Optus customer – then the applications you can download start and end at ...

HTC Droid Eris vs. Samsung Behold 2 (CNET VIDEO)

Nov 27th - If you’re trying to decide between getting the HTC Droid Eris on Verizon or the Samsung Behold 2 on T-Mobile, this is probably a video you’ll want to watch. Three CNET authors/editors rate the phones head to head and their average scores are taken to determine the Android champion (in the light-weight division): If you ...

3-5 Acer Android Phones In 2010

Nov 27th - Acer is known mostly as a computer maker but this year they produced 10 mobile phones. Nine of those ten phones ran Windows Mobile and the latter – the Acer A1 – is an Android Phone expected to launch this week. With the company’s cost conscious approach to mobile phone manufacturing it is a REALLY ...

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ZestAdz Aims For Android Growth

Nov 27th - The mobile advertising market will be the next big thing in terms of generating advertising revenue and don’t just take MY word for it, trust Google who themselves just purchased Admob – the leader in mobile advertising/marketing. But Google/Admob won’t just walk away with the crown if ZestAdz has anything to say about it. Los ...

Inbrics Android MID Coming Early 2010

Nov 27th - Another out-of-the-blue manufacturer is promising an Android MID with their name on it will hit the United States in early next year (we just heard about Comangi WebStation). Say hello to the Inbrics Android MID and experience the inspirational moment: Do you feel inspired? What if I told you the Inbrics came toting around an ...

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Lenovo Buys Back Mobile Business

Nov 27th - Lenovo is primarily a computer manufacturer as the makers of Ideapad and Thinkpad brands. But this past year they’ve edged their way into the smartphone market and even released an Android Phone in China: the Lenovo OPhone on China Mobile. You might be surprised to learn that Lenovo is the #3 smartphone brand in China ...