Category: Android

Animal Translator – Now available for Android

Google have once again joined in the April Fools fun with the Animal Translator. It's available for your Android phone right now (although we couldn't find it on handsets running Android 1.5) just do a search for "Translate for Animals" in the Market....

Desire and Legend – Are you in the pink?

Are you? Well, according to some posts over on xda-developers there's a definite pink hue on the HTC Desire and HTC Legend. It shows up on the screen and seems that some might have it worse than others. The AMOLED screen certainly is different to the ...

HTC Desire Update – Roll up, roll up !

We mentioned that there was a possible delay in the HTC Desire shipping on T-Mobile last week but we were quickly told that no, there was no delay. Now there's more news. T-Mobile actually sold out but have now got more in stock. An official T-Mobile Tweet tells …

HTC Legend Available Later Today!

Exclusive breaking news on the HTC Legend and that is Vodafone have brought the launch date forward a few days and it will be on the system available to order TODAY!, This is information I have just been given from a source at Vodafone. Pricing is 18m...

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 moves into Orange shop

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has now moved from the "Coming Soon" section to the normal "Pay Monthly" section on Orange in both black and white. They're currently showing as out-of-stock but we believe this is because stock is due to arrive very soon....

Fragmentation – Android has a plan

Over the years we've seen Windows Mobile grow and fragment. The OS was so customisable that there were skins, extra apps and enhancements added by manufacturers and mobile networks across the world. Updating the core soon became a tricky and drawn-out...

Official BBC Android Apps delayed

Last month the BBC announced that official iPlayer and news / sports apps would be available for Android. This will now be postponed with the BBC Trust deciding to take a look at the business case. The Trust has been urged to block plans to launch a n...

HTC Legend starting to ship

Devicewire are taking stock of the HTC Legend tomorrow and they'll be delivering before 1PM on April 1st for anyone who pre-ordered. It's selling for £369.95 unlocked and there's no contract. Vodafone are also due to ship the Legend on April 2nd with...

HTC Desire coming to Orange very soon in black

Remember how Orange got the exclusive on the white Xperia X10 ? Well now they're at it again. We've had a few questions this weekend regarding the availability on the HTC Desire and so we asked Orange. They've now stated that yes, the Desire is still ...

HTC Desire – Final day!

This last video was filmed just minutes before the FedEx van arrived this morning. I just have enough time to show you the camera in action, some more about HTC Sense and I film a small video which you can see the results of here. This is classic …

Day 2 with the HTC Desire

Sadly the HTC Desire is already on a FedEx van but our second day with the HTC Desire is here. This time there's comparisons with the HTC Hero and the Windows-powered HTC HD2. I also take a look at Google Maps and the Street View system, YouTube and …

HTC Desire Unboxing and Overview Video

It's still processing as I type, but our unboxing and overview video is now online. If you're thinking of buying the HTC Desire then click on, this is one very quick handset and has great specs including a speedy 1Ghz CPU, 3.7" AMOLED screen, WiFi and...

HTC Desire – Up close and personal

Our first unboxing video is currently being processed on YouTube so, until that's baked, you can soak up our up-close gallery. The Desire is a little lighter than I remember and isn't overly large despite the capacious 3.7" screen. It's certainly very...

HTC Desire – Delayed a bit after all?

OK, we're getting some confusing messages this evening on the HTC Desire. It started this morning when we heard that there was a possible delay to the handset for T-Mobile customers. Later today we had an update from the the T-Mobile Twitter account -...

Vodafone To Sell X10 From 6th April

Vodafone UK have today removed the Coming Soon status of the Sony Ericsson X10 and have it on Pre-Order now stating delivery of 6th April. Over 18 months your options are: £40pm - 900 Minutes , Unlimited Texts & Landlines + 500MB£45pm ...

Samsung Galaxy Portal now available on Three

UK network "3" have just put the Samsung Galaxy Portal online here. Also known as the i5700 this is showing on T-Mobile too. It's an Android 2.1 device with quad-band GSM/EDGE and dual-band 3G / HSDPA with a 3.2" 320x480 HVGA screen, 3 megapixel camer...

A weekend with the HTC Desire

We're at it again. This weekend we've managed to get just 48 hours with the highly HTC Desire. Powered by a 1Ghz CPU it has 576MB RAM and quad-band GSM / dual-band HSPA / WCDMA connectivity. Around the back there's a 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with...

HTC Hero Update – Still a month away?

The much-anticipated upgrade for HTC Hero owners may still be a month away if this Plurk post is to be believed. HTC in Taiwan has now mentioned a date of April 26th, which should signify a roll-out to the rest of the world about the same time. The …

Desire on T-Mobile delayed? – Update – No!

We've had a quite a few emails relating to the HTC Desire on T-Mobile. Apparently the Desire has failed testing and it's very unlikely to appear in shops on Monday as stated. Other sources are now telling us that it could be another week or two before...

HTC Legend deals now online

If you're after the HTC Legend on a contract then we've got some deals for you. The HTC Legend deals are available here. You can get it free plus bag yourself £70 cash-back by redemption as you progress through the contract too. We've done quite a bi...