Recent in Year: 2010

AndroLib.com: Estimated 103 App Downloads Per Second

Dec 28th - AndroLib.com keeps a running counter on their stats page, estimating the number of downloads the Android Market receives per second. If you watch the counter it works out to just above 103 downloads every second. An impressive count on its own; but if we play with numbers and assume that there are exactly 200k apps ...

Moto Cliq 2 and Dell Streak Getting a January 19th Launch on T-Mobile?

Dec 28th - For those of you waiting for either of these devices, you may have just received your “save the date”. TmoNews was tipped off to these two dates, which line up nicely with T-Mobile’s typical Wednesday launch as well as following CES. We had a pretty good idea that the Dell Streak 7 would be heading ...

[Updated]HTC Desire Getting Software Update

Dec 28th - HTC didn’t want you to feel left out in the cold when the Desire Z and Desire HD received software updates, Desire users. They’ll be sending out a software update just for you as well. Like your cousins, this is not Gingerbeard; sorry if we got your hopes up. You can patiently wait for your ...

Cowon Officializes D3 Plenue

Dec 28th - Cowon has made their Android powered D3 Plenue, a personal media player, official. Expect the following from this device: 8, 16 or 32GB options Eclair 3.7″ AMOLED display 1080p video playback WiFi Bluetooth microSD slot FM radio Claims of VoIP No official launch date has been set and availability will only be in South Korea, ...

“XPERIA Play” Launching in the Spring?

Dec 28th - The device that started its life in the rumor mill as a PSP running Android and has slowly migrated to an Android device that only looks like a PSP may see a launch this spring. At this point any launch date is pure speculation as Anyano Higuchi, Sony spokesperson said: “The report isn’t based on ...

Fascinate Listed With FroYo

Dec 28th - This is either a sly hint at things to come, or an over zealous website team; chances are, it’s the latter. Samsung’s website is listing Big Red’s Galaxy S, the Fascinate, as being a 2.2 powered device. While the initial page for the Fascinate will correctly identify the Android version as 2.1, clicking through “See ...

Galaxy S Successor Heading to MWC

Dec 28th - Samsung is wasting no time in looking beyond CES and has announced plans to unveil the next generation of Galaxy devices at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress in February. A Korean newspaper, Chosunilbo, had a small bit that stated Samsung will be in attendance with its new device that has a series of hardware upgrades including ...

Android’s Next Gen Music App Leaks

Dec 28th - The part of the Android experience that needed the most help, the music player, has just received a make over. Adding a clean new user interface and some extra pizzazz, including wireless syncing and streaming from your desktop. And, of course, XDA has your back on this one. Member johnnie93 has “sources” and is willing ...

Logitech Asked by Google to Delay GTV Production? False.

Dec 27th - Looks like the rumors surrounding Google’s request to halt Google TV production until they could work on software updates are not true. VP of Logitech’s corporate communications, Nancy Morrison says that Logitech “has not been asked by Google to suspend production of its Google TV products”. She goes on to say such a delay would ...

Signup for HTC Thunderbolt Goes Live

Dec 27th - Last week, I caught some flak for being skeptical about a site that may or may not have been an officially sanctioned website promising information about an upcoming HTC 4G device. It was legitimate, but that doesn’t mean I have to forgive it for being so half-assed. Thankfully, we can move past that as HTC ...

Dell India Showing Venue

Dec 27th - Dell India’s website is now showcasing the Android powered Venue, claiming it to be “your own personal express lane to everything”. This 4.1″ display and FroYo powered device invokes the feeling “what else ya got?”, and doesn’t play to the wow factor. That’s not to say this device doesn’t have the specs we can expect ...

Android TV Kit from Vidtonic

Dec 27th - This should be one of the cooler things to come out of CES this year. Vidtonic promises to have a build-your-own Android TV kit on display, much to the delight of everyone who hates prebuilt. In the kit, you should expect: Housing Cables 1080p LCD panel Power supply Motherboard Software tools to piece it all ...

HTC Mecha to the Incredible HD, now Thunderbolt?

Dec 27th - This device really seems to be getting around, we first caught a semi glimpse of it five days ago in some half shots. But it may finally be settling on a name, the HTC Thunderbolt. Or at least that’s how HTC is trying to advertise it. Android Central has a few readers with quick eyes ...

EVO Shift 4G for $150, According to Best Buy

Dec 27th - Android Police got a hold of the above image which clearly shows the Sprint bound HTC EVO Shift 4G could be yours for $149.99, $549.99 sans two year agreement. This QWERTY laden device is on track to make good on its rumored launch date, January 9th, and could be a great alternative to those of ...

CM7 Hits Alpha on Nexus S

Dec 27th - What deems a phone a success? Some would says specs, carriers and price; others would say units moved. But you know you’ve made it big when Cyanogen and Co. give their blessing and start working on a device. It should really come as no shocker that CM would be available, sooner or later, for the ...