Category: Android

Official Dropbox Android App – Now available!

The official Dropbox app is now available in the Android Market. It's the mobile app which allows full read / write access into your online account. You simply sign up for 2GB of space, then upload stuff, link to it, download it or even stream music a...

HTC Hero Update for Sprint owners on Friday

HTC Hero owners have been told that the 2.1 update is either just around the corner or quite a way off for some time now. Today there's another twist to the story, with Spint customers apparently due to receive the update on Friday. This screenshot ha...

See the X10 interface working – Live

So what happens if you put a brand-new Xperia X10 under a web-cam and stick it live on the web? You get a live phone, umm.. err.. on the web. Send emails, Tweets or Facebook messages to the guys on xperiaxten.com and it'll appear live on the camera. …

Black HTC Desire now on Orange

The black HTC Desire is now in stock and selling from Orange. Initially only the brown version was available but James Sherlock has let us know that he's.. "Got mine in the basket right now and am going through checkout!" This follows the Tweet from t...

Update – Xperia X10 Mini spotted in Vodafone catalogues

Hello, is that the Xperia X10 Mini we saw at the Mobile World Congress ? Yup, here's the hot new Sony Ericsson in the Vodafone "Coming Soon" section of the May magazine. More as we get it, but click on for the big picture or click on for …

Apps on your SD card? Coming soon to Android!

Up until now the only real way to get your Android apps running from the memory card is to install a custom ROM. It looks like this is going to be the same for a bit yet, but a bit of info has now appeared here to give …

Skyfire 2.0 Video demo

OK, I slightly pooh-poohed Skyfire 2.0 the other day after it crashed on me, but hey - it's a beta. I had a few tweets telling me that I should try it again, so I did. It ended up being turned into this video demo, so click on …

The Official Twitter app comes to Android

The official Twitter client is now available for Android. It features trending topics, real-time search and maps to show what's happening nearby. You can share videos, links and pictures all over the world and it seems great but... ..it's only availa...

Pulse Mini On T-Mobile UK

The T-Mobile UK site has just had an update as we approach the month of May and included in that update is the T-Mobile Pulse Mini on PAYG for just £99.99 when bought with a £10 topup but that also includes an impressive 6 months FREE brow...

HTC Desire deal – £30 per month plus free handset!

Come on. The HTC Desire is simply umaazin'. If you've seen our review and want one, this Vodafone deal might tickle your fancy. The total cost for 12 months is just £360 and you get the phone for nothing too. There's 300 minutes of talk time, which i...

LG Korea announce two new Android handsets

LG Korea have officially announced the LU2300 and KU9500/SU950 Android handsets. Running 1Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU's they both have 5 megapixel cameras, WiFi, GPS and 3.5" AMOLED screens. Despite their similar looks the LG SU2300 (on the right) has...

Skyfire 2.0 for Android available to download

The beta version of Skyfire 2.0 is now available for Android users. Get it for free from the Android Market and test it out yourself. It features full Flash video integration, a related content icon for exploring video and images from other sites base...

Big sales for HTC as Android hits the big time

HTC have been boosted by sales of Android devices with Q2 sales of 4.5 million handsets. This is an expected jump from 3.3 million in Q1, earning them a massive $1.6 billion. The Financial Times quotes Chief Financial Officer, Cheng Hui-ming.. "From ...

Vodafone Android Powered 845 Coming Soon

Vodafone have today announced their own branded Android phone which we spotted online recently and it is called the Vodafone 845.  Packing OS 2.1 the phone is right up to date with Android features and has a 2.8 inch screen, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS ...

Andy Rubin talks Android. Now and next.

VP of engineering at Google, Andy Rubin, has been chatting with the New York Times about Android. The fact that the OS is so open is the major plus point according to Andy. He's confident that Android sales will exceed Apple and RIM sales because of t...

HTC Desire delayed on o2, now arriving in May

We saw the HTC Desire in o2 catalogues last month. The o2 website added a dedicated page for the phone and it was due to arrive at the end of April, which is pretty much.. now. However, the o2 Blog now says different... "Unfortunately the testing we c...

Google Nexus One available on Vodafone this Friday

Vodafone have just announced that the Google Nexus One will be available in UK stores from Friday. The handset, which is similar to the HTC Desire, will also also be selling in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and in France through SFR during Ma...

Android 2.1 Gallery app reduces colour depth

Here's something I bet you didn't know, and I want to thank Dr. Raymond Soneira for emailing me and pointing this out. Android version 2.1 has an interesting "difference" in the gallery app colour depth compared to 2.01. Using a Motorola Droid Dr Raym...

Want Android Apps? Now choose from over 50,000!

Just a couple of weeks ago we told you about the 44,000-odd apps in the Android Market and that, despite the "quality vs quantity" argument, more choice is generally a good thing. Microsoft need to ensure that developers are busy beavering away on Win...

Sirius XM Android app just around the corner

In the US a cool service called Sirius XM exists. I tried it out in Florida in a hire car and it was pretty weird listening to BBC Radio 1 whilst cruising around Disney World. A stereo in your car picks up the signals from the Sirius XM …