Recent in Month: February 2010

Mobile Roadie Cookie Cuts Your Android App

Feb 23rd - Making a mobile application is a great way to reach more users, customers, fans, readers, subscribers, etc… but usually you need the expertise to build it yourself or a bunch of money to hire someone to do the job – not with Mobile Roadie on Android. While there IS a $499 set up fee and ...

Samsung Galaxy Gets Official Android 1.6 Update Unofficially

Feb 23rd - The Samsung Galaxy might never get a 2.x update, but being stuck at 1.5 was just plain cruel. Galaxy owners wondering what solar system they would be confined to are about to get a ticket out of the 1.5 Black Hole. The folks on AndroidForums have found the appropriate files to flash and install Android ...

Rogers Rockin’ Acer Liquid e With 2.1

Feb 22nd - We have had lots of news from Acer recently on a variety of devices, but now Acer makes its North American debut. The Acer Liquid e is set to launch in the Spring on Rogers for our Canadian friends.  Not only will this be the first Acer device for Canada, but also the first Android ...

UK and Germany Get Pulse Mini In Q2

Feb 22nd - Another developement from this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is that Deutsche Telekom announced the launch of their T-Mobile branded Android smartphone, the T–Mobile Pulse Mini. The Pulse Mini features: Android 2.1-Eclair triaband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as singleband UMTS/HSDPA at 2100 MHz Bluetooth 2.0 WiFi Qualcomm MSM 7225 2.8″ QVGA screen 3.2 megapixel autofocus ...

Sky News Now Available In Android Market

Feb 22nd - A new Sky News Android app is now available for free in our beloved Android Market. Sky News allows you to access breaking headlines and videos straight from your favorite Android powered device.  This app allows you to see the latest and greatest in seven different categories: top stories, UK, sport, politics, business, world and ...

LG LU2300 Android Phone Features Augmented Reality

Feb 22nd - According to Telecoms Korea, LG plans to ship its new LU2300 with augmented reality services built-in. Rumored to launch in Q2 of 2010, the phone will display information about objects that the camera has in focus. For example, if you aim your camera at a particular building, information about it and its history will be ...

AndroidForums.com: Premium Memberships Now Available!

Feb 22nd - It’s been 2+ years since Google announced Android and over the past 2+ years we’ve received an unbelievable amount of support from readers of Phandroid and members of AndroidForums. From offering monetary donations and contributing time/expertise to simply reaching out and saying “Thank You”, we’ve gotten a lot of love and we appreciate all of ...

Android 2.1 Now On 4 Former WinMo HTC Devices

Feb 22nd - We have seen WinMo devices in the past that have been hacked to support Android OS, but now there are 4 more that are now rocking Android 2.1. The HTC Kaiser, a Vogue, Niki or Polaris are now able to be hacked in to thanks to XDA-developers. So far, bluetooth and the device’s camera are ...

HipLogic Coming To Android

Feb 22nd - If you are unfamiliar, HipLogic is an app that is currently only available for Symbian and WinMo based devices. And now, HipLogic has announced that they will soon be releasing an Android version. HipLogic gives you one touch access to all your various social networks, news stories, and apps, all in one. HipLogic Live is ...

Google Earth Now Available For Nexus One

Feb 22nd - One of the most discussed applications shown at the Nexus One launch was Google Earth. Well, good news for all you Nexus One owners out there. Google Earth is now available for download in the Android Market! The application appears to be only for devices running on Android 2.1 and doesn’t show up in the ...

Apple: Enjoy Your iPhone, Prudes! Android: Party On!

Feb 21st - One man’s loss is another man’s gain, and in the case of two contrasting Application Store ideologies, the iPhone App Store and Android Market each have their fair share of ups and downs. Whereas Android offers a free market where consumers decide what is good and bad, right and wrong – Apple has gone the ...

Complete Video: Eric Schmidt Keynote At MWC 2010

Feb 20th - If you weren’t in Barcelona, Spain for Mobile World Congress 2010 then you most certainly missed Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s hour-long keynote speech. He talked about the growth of mobile, Google’s interest in helping the industry continue in the right direction, and highlights some up-and-coming opportunities Google is presenting in that space. The complete video ...

Gowalla Android App Coming This Month!

Feb 20th - Before the end of February you’ll be able to grab the beta Gowalla Android Application from Android Market. For now, if you’re desperate to get going, TechCrunch has the details on how you can download the Beta .1 version of the socially empowering app (hint: download APK directly here or scan the barcode here). Gowalla ...

Today In History: $1 App from AP

Feb 20th - The number of “This-Day-In-History” websites on the web is mind blowing – but what if you’re a history buff who enjoys getting that type of stuff on the go? The AP have you covered – they just launched an app called “Today In History” on Android Market that is an incredibly polished application showing events ...