Category: Android

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 …

Dropbox beta now running, full version almost done

Last month we mentioned the official Dropbox app for Android. It's on the way to a phone near you and, although there is a "read only" web-app on the Market already, we're after this official one with the ability to upload files from your handset to t...

Win yourself a HTC Desire

Shortlist.com currently have a competition to win a brand new HTC Desire. All you need to do is answer the incredibly simple question and email them before May 3rd. If you're not lucky, don't worry - there's still plenty of deals. Edit - Apologies guy...

Legend owners, get your update!

An over-the-air update is now being pushed out to HTC Legend owners to fix a bug which makes certain apps vanish from the Android Market. According to HTC this is due to a camera issue but the update should make things all better again.Update - There ...

Android 2.2 Already out there somewhere ?

It seems that the development of Android continues and an insane pace. Android 2.2 has now been pictured running on a myTouch 3g / HTC Magic. Sure, it could be a fake and although Androidandme have seen OS 2.2 handsets browsing the web we're still not...

Dell Flash appears

Another Dell handset to appear today is this, the Flash. It's a phone made from "curved glass" and is powered by an 800Mhz Qualcomm MSM 7230 CPU. There's a 3.5" WVGA LCD screen, triband HSPA and a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with image stabilisation....

Dell Thunder – Android, a new GUI and more

Aimed as "creative and imaginative people" this is the Dell Thunder. It's another handset to leak from Dell HQ and packs Android 2.1 with a 4.1" WVGA OLED screen. A custom UI from Dell, called "Stage", has been added and it'll pull in your social netw...