Category: Android

Official Android Facebook app updated

The official Facebook app for Android has just been updated to version 1.3. The new version now includes video playback from inside the app, support for events and you can respond to friend requests without leaving the application. There's also a "pic...

HTC Glacier performance stats revealed

The HTC Glacier is a name we've heard some time back and there's rumours that the device, whatever it is, will be coming to T-Mobile as part of "Project Emerald". Things get a bit misty now, as we're not sure if it's a T-Mobile USA thing or a …

HTC Desire on Vodafone gets an update

It looks like Vodafone customers with the HTC Desire have just received an update but, before you get too excited, it's not FroYo (2.2). What it actually does is brand the previously "untouched" handset with lots of lovely Vodafone stuff including 5 a...

HTC Desire on Virgin? You should be getting 2.2 today

We're now hearing that HTC Desire handsets bought through Virgin Mobile are getting the FroYo update, so feel free to go into Settings -> About Phone -> System Software Updates to see if yours is ready to go. Link - Virgin Mobile Credit - Mike Scofield

HTC Sync version 3 available for Wildfire owners

A new version of HTC Sync is now available from the HTC website. Version 3.0 now includes "Media Sync" and will pull your favourite tunes, playlists and pictures into your phone easily. “ "Once you have highlighted Music, you can choose to sync ...

Android enjoys massive growth

The Android OS is exploding, but you knew that already. The Android Market now has around 100,000 apps (if the stats from AndroiLib are to be believed) and there's reports today that the OS has outsold Apple. Unfortunately the stats don't include iPho...

HTC Desire – FroYo Update for Orange customers

So now every HTC Desire owner has FroYo and we're all happy. Well no, not exactly. There's the age-old problem of network-branded phones lagging a little while network "enhancements" are added to the mix and they're given the seal of approval. For Ora...

HTC Ace To Be Desire HD??

Android Central have come across a screenshot of 2 new devices with SKU's on Vodafone Germany's stock system. The devices clearly state that the Desire HD will be the so called HTC Ace device which is like the HTC Incredible which is already on sale i...

100,000 Android apps to choose from

Blimey, we're into 6 figures now. The Android application catalogue continues to explode and now 100,000 applications are listed on the Androlib.com website. Sure, we should point out that this may not tally with the official Google numbers and there'...

Confirmed – Android 2.2 coming to the Desire this weekend

Well, it seems that the earlier predictions were right. According to a statement from HTC, the Desire will be getting Android 2.2 in Europe from this weekend. HD video recording, the App Share facility and iTunes syncing are just some of the highlight...

The BBC on beebPlayer

Hey, remember beebPlayer? It was a fantastic Android app for watching BBC iPlayer programmes on your mobile, but a few months ago it got removed from the Android Market. Dave Johnson has revealed a little more about the reasons behind the decision. Pu...

Google – Tough times ahead

Google seem to be reaching a turning point. Their share price has gone down lately, but there's no real problems within Google - it's the world outside that's changing. Bing is chipping away a little but Google is still the main search engine and at t...

Galaxy S to get Froyo at the end of September

After the leaky-deaky Galaxy S Froyo update appeared yesterday there's been a lot of interest in just when the official update will arrive on devices. Samsung now state via their Twitter feed that it's still in development, but will arrive "for all ne...

Hold up. Desire owners getting Andoid 2.2 tomorrow?

With Android 2.2 showing up kinda unofficially on the Samsung Galaxy S it's interesting to see HTC announcing that Desire will be getting Froyo (2.2) very soon indeed.. and by soon, we mean tomorrow. HTC Europe Director, Mark Moons, has posted this Tw...

Motorola target iPhone 4 issues

With Apple dishing out free covers and the fallout from the iPhone 4 issues still bouncing around the web, there's another competitor ready to take advantage. Last week Samsung poked a bit of fun at Apple with this ad and now Motorola are running this...

Android 2.2 ROM for Galaxy S appears online

An Android 2.2 ROM has popped up on samsung-firmwares for the Samsung Galaxy S. There's a few issues, such as the wireless location not working and the internet stopping sometimes, but this - apparently - is a test ROM "by Samsung" carrying version I9...

Part Two of Orange HTC Hero 2.1 Upgrade now rolling

We've tracked the progress of the HTC Hero 2.1 updates for Orange customers over the last few days. On Monday part one of the upgrade started rolling out and today, following an apology from HTC, part two is rolling out. We're getting reports that Ora...

Sky+ Official app now available

Sky+ and Sky+ HD Remote Record applications are already available in the Android Market, but now you can get the official app from Sky themselves. It gives you instant access into the 7-day channel guide and splits channels into genres so you can find...

Orange About To Get Hero 2.1 Update

Orange are set to receive final aproval for Android 2.1 (Eclair) for the HTC Hero by the end of the week when a full rollout will start to happen. Over on the Orange Newsroom the following statement was posted today.. “We apologise for the delay...

HTC Vision headed to T-Mobile Europe?

A few days back we spotted the HTC Vision complete with T-Mobile branding. It's a new Android device with a slide-out QWERTY and rumours seemed to point to it being released as the "G1 Blaze" on T-Mobile. However, we didn't know just which T-Mobile. ...