Category: Android

Gigabyte Android photos appear

Shots of the Gigabyte Android handset have been floating around the web for a bit now, albeit as a render. Now mobile-review have got the real thing. It's the first dip into the Android water for Gigabyte and the specs aren't exactly going to knock yo...

HTC Supersonic snapped

"Look, an un-announced HTC handset! I'll get a sneaky photo. Quick, pass me that really low-res camera with fixed focus will you?"Yes, as ever Mr Fuzzy Camera has been out and about, this time to reveal the HTC Supersonic. These pictures, which also r...

Some of my essential Android Apps

Every now and then we take a look at some of the cool apps out there. We're having another look at the latest free Android apps, but if you'd like to redress the balance with Windows Mobile apps, let us know and you could be writing right here …

Motorola Milestone appears – available on Orange

We're always a little bit doubtful when handsets appear this way, but according to phoneboxmobiles.com the Motorola Milestone is available for a mere £62.10 on the Orange Dolphin 30 plan. We'd still like to see the thing on the main Orange site ...

Amazon MP3 Store now more widely available

One thing Android doesn't have as default is a decent music store. Luckily Phil Thorner has just spotted the Amazon MP3 Store on the Android market and there's more info about it here. It's pre-installed in some handsets, but just do a search for "Ama...

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 pops up on o2 UK site

Remember how the HD2 appeared as a choice on the o2 accessories section a few weeks before going live? Well lookie here, it's the Android-powered X10 now showing as an option in the accessory shop. Just how long before the X10 arrives ? Well it can't ...

Move over Nexus One, HTC Bravo sighted

When the HTC 2010 roadmap leaked out everyone was immediately drawn towards the HTC Bravo. Packed with a 1Ghz CPU, 3.7" WVGA AMOLED screen and HD video capture it was pretty much the Android-powered HD2 some people had longed for. Now I know what you...

Moto to deliver up to 30 Android handsets this year

We're not being too unkind when we say that Motorola were in a pretty bad way before they launched their new Android phones. The Dext / Cliq was a good start and the Droid / Milestone is already proving to be a very popular handset in the USA. …

Slide Screen – The info you need when you need it

Slide Screen is an app for Android that's probably best seen and we'd heartily recommend this video which shows it in action. It's a home screen replacement that creates a "meaningful hierarchy" out of a your info. Just drag the centre bar up and down...

LG GW620 – The full details

The Android-powered LG GW620 may be targetting the teen-texters but hey, we like the look of it. Following our earlier story LG have sent us the full press release below. It confirms the 5-line QWERTY keyboard, 3" touch screen, 1500bAg battery and a ...

LG GW620 To arrive in the UK

Hey, y'know how Virgin Mobile said they'd be doing "more high-end handsets" ? Well, following the introduction of the HD2, they've now gone all Android on us with the LG In Touch Max GW620. It's free on the £22 p/m, 18-month contract and for that you...

HTC Espresso – A closer look

We've managed to get a look at those HTC Espresso shots from yesterday and have uploaded the whole lot here. This is the new Android interface from HTC, building on the success of the HTC Sense GUI. Click on to see the pictures in all their up-close ...

Nexus Two – A QWERTY slider?

This may or may not be the Motorola Shadow. It may or may not be the Google Nexus Two. Confused? Well, it's another one of those interesting rumours but there's a definite slice of the market that love those slide-out QWERTY keyboards, so why not ? T...

HTC Espresso UI capture in more shots

Some weeks ago we spotted the new HTC Espresso UI. It was met with mixed response - some even calling it ugly compared to the existing HTC Sense interface. Now there's more shots and, whilst the glass-effect buttons are still there, there's a lot more...

HTC Sync upgrade posted

A new version of the HTC Sync software has been added to the HTC support site today. V2.0.18 is for the Magic, Hero and Tattoo and enables Outlook contact sync'ing with your Android handset. This is purely for installation to your PC and is designed t...

T-Mobile USA issues advice to Nexus One owners

If you've followed the Nexus One story then you'll know about the launch, the subsequent 3G problems and then the support offered by HTC. Now T-Mobile USA are telling their support staff how to handle Nexus One complaints. The first line of defence ap...

HTC Step up to assist Nexus One owners

Now, the mainstream media are going all hyper about these Nexus One issues, it's great to see HTC step up with a dedicated section on their site with help and advice for those lucky Nexus One owners. They're keen to point out that they're ... "Now ha...

Nexus One suffers customer complaints

Google launched their Nexus One handset just last week and it received widespread news coverage. However, since the launch something else has been in the press - complaints and confusion. Although HTC make the handset, the support is to be handled by ...

HTC Hero Update for 3 UK Customers

There's an update for owners of the HTC Hero from 3 UK now online. As usual we're not totally sure what this fixes or improves, but if you've got your Hero from 3, download it here and let us know what happens! To install ROM version 2.73.771.73 (3UK...

Got an Android phone ? Check out the App Review Show

We always love to receive your emails, Tweets and forum posts, and today we received a message from Tom Ranson about his App Review Shows. There's currently three of them, but he's recording more along with some funny vids involving beer. Tom is obvio...