Elias Chiddicks

Rogers Wireless Annouces Android App Contest

Jul 7th - It looks like even carriers are starting to get in on the Android app frenzy. With a recent drop in prices of both of their Android handsets and a new contest in the works, it looks like Rogers Wireless of Canada may be trying to give its Android handsets a boost in the face of …

Make Your Icons Display Unread Count

Jul 7th - If the usual banner system used in Android just isn’t doing it for you there is now a different way to make your unread count known to you: the iPhone way. SMS Unread Count is a free widget that allows users to replace the standard icons with those that have message counts. The widget allows …

G1 Designers Try Their Hand at Automobile Design

Jul 7th - With smartphone design under Mike and Maaike belts, automotive design just seems like the next logical step, no? Okay, well perhaps not, but their concept is an interesting one. Rather than the car as we know it today, the G1 designers have a new take on what the car really is. Their design includes a …

G0, Like The G1 But Way Cooler

Jul 7th - Its just a concept, but Tryi Yeh‘s G0 phone is looking pretty cool. The name was no doubt intended to poke a little fun at HTC’s design efforts in the G1, but there is some interesting ideas beyond the design. Besides looking pretty attractive (and mostly realistic to manufacture no less), the device has a …

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Motorola Dev Programs Reveal Its Android Intentions

Jul 7th - Motorola’s Android handsets have been in the works for a long time now, but the company has managed to be pretty tight lipped about progress. Since Android handsets are still arriving in the marketplace in reletively small numbers, Motos work in the arena is pretty important. It also goes without saying that for a struggling …