Recent in Day: July 1, 2010

Droid X: A Few Handy Hints

Jul 1st - As I explained in my Droid X Hands-On, I’m hoping to get up my full review tomorrow. In my attempt to be completely thorough I just read the user guide in its entirety, and simply couldn’t wait until tomorrow to share this incredibly useful bit of advice on page 18 of the manual: That’s right… …

SurfaceFlinger Brings to Surface the True Battery Benefits of OLED Technology

Jul 1st - As if Samsung and every other partner they’ve mingled with haven’t already drilled it into our brains, a new study has eeked out of the blog of Google engineer Jeff Sharkey regarding OLED technology and just how much it affects battery life in devices that use it. He tested the AMOLED-equipped Google Nexus One to …

Nexus One Receives Yet Another OTA, FRF91

Jul 1st - You Nexus One owners must be feeling the Google love with all of these OTA updates headed your way lately. After the official upgrade to Android 2.2 was released for all Nexus One owners the other day, Google’s not ready to let that upload button rest. According to several of our excited readers, another OTA …

Wyse’s PocketCloud For Android’s Been Released

Jul 1st - If LogMeIn’s remote desktop access solution wasn’t enough to satisfy your needs, then PocketCloud could be another alternative worth looking at. One of the most popular apps on the iPhone, Wyse has brought PocketCloud to Android – a free remote desktop access client that will make you forget about any other client thanks to one …

iPhone 3G Gets A Froyo Port Too, Blood of Android Users Boiling

Jul 1st - I can’t remember exactly where I saw the comments (I’m sure it was here on Phandroid since I tend to spend way too much time in our comments section), but I know there are a few users out there that stated they’d very well lose their mind if the iPhone got Android 2.2 before their …

Sprint Brings Out the “Epic”ness in their Latest Galaxy S Smartphone [video]

Jul 1st - Sprint’s been making some pretty big moves lately in regards to their Android line-up: while the Samsung Moment and HTC Hero were great starts to what we now consider a pretty impressive line-up of Android devices, the HTC EVO 4G and the newly-announced Sprint Epic 4G really pushes Sprint over the edge as a carrier …

Motorola Droid X: Hands-On

Jul 1st - The full review will come tomorrow (fingers crossed) but I finally got up my footage from the Motorola Droid X event in NYC last week. I have to say that both Motorola and Verizon Wireless continue coming hard with hot Androids and the Droid X is no different. With a massive 4.3-inch screen to rival …

Lotus Notes Traveler Enables The Exchange-Less Business User

Jul 1st - People seem to forget that Microsoft’s Exchange ActiveSync isn’t the only solution out there for businesses with comprehensive corporate communication (say that three times fast) needs, and that’s why you should take notice to IBM’s upcoming push into the Android market with Lotus Notes Traveler. Apparently, it will work just like their iPhone offering which …

Are These EVO 4G Ads Good Enough For You?

Jul 1st - Many criticized Sprint’s lack of ingenuity when they launched their ad campaign for the HTC EVO 4G with a relatively lackluster showing. “Show what the phone can do!” many pleaded, and it sounds like Sprint was listening. Their latest ad highlights some of the EVO’s most marketable (and – to some – remarkable) features. Take …

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Motorola Quench XT3/XT5 Moves through FCC

Jul 1st - You may know it better as the Motorola CLIQ XT, but the phone called the Motorola Quench in other areas of the world looks to be getting a successor based on documents from a recently FCC approved handset. The phone also has been going by the code name Greco, which you might remember. It should …

Cellular South Announces Samsung Galaxy S

Jul 1st - This bit of news was actually announced at the Samsung Galaxy S event earlier this week, but for whatever reason most sources glossed it over. Along with regional carrier US Ceullular, Cellular South will be getting its very own Galaxy S come the fall. We spoke to a Samsung rep at Tuesday’s launch party, and …

Motorola Charm and Samsung Supersonic Get Priced

Jul 1st - T-Mobile isn’t quite done releasing Android devices for the crowded summer handset season, and now we are learning pricing details thanks to some info uncovered by our pals at TMoNews. First up on the docket is the Motorola Charm that we first learned about earlier in the week. It could very well end up being …

Chrome Extension Brings Pay on the Go To Android

Jul 1st - Google has just launched the Android Payment Chrome extension to allow merchants to accept credit card payments on the go no matter where they are. As long as the purchaser owns an Android phone, that is. Once a merchant goes through the process of setting up a Google Checkout account and creating a webstore through …

Get Control of Your Balls with Android

Jul 1st - How I love the smell of innuendo in the morning. GearBox is a startup that merges technological innovation and toys to create some pretty neat gadgets, and the latest they have to showcase is a fine set of balls remotely controlled through an Android handset. The best part is the robotic balls will get multiple …