Category: Android

Blimey, HTC Hero (unofficial) Android 2.1 is here already!

Eeek, well that didn't take long did it ? Following the leaked pictures showing a HTC Hero running Android 2.1 there's now a ROM online so you can enjoy the new Eclair fun. Now, you'll be doing a bit of fiddling here so it's perhaps only for those …

Acer gearing up for an Android New Year

Following our earlier story there's further evidence that that Acer will be pushing Android more strongly over the next year. Currently the majority of Acer phones are powered by Windows Mobile but, in an interview with Reuters Acer's head of mobile-p...

HTC Hero to get Android 2.1 ?

We've raved about the mighty HTC Hero quite a bit. It is, quite simply, a fantastic phone. HTC have already made it faster and then announced that an even newer version of the OS (Android 2.0) would be coming pretty soon. However, things have just bec...

T-Mobile Pulse price drop -Be quick!

T-Mobile appear to have knocked 20% off the Pulse, with the deal available until today. We've just had a mail from Bibendum, who managed to get it for £137 on Pay As You Go. For a £10 top-up it's unlimited text and internet, plus this Android device...

Motorola Milestone coming very soon

More shops now have the European version of the Motorola Droid available for pre-order. Clove did have the Milestone showing until recently, with expansys.com still showing it at £449.99 unlocked with a 9-day leadtime. Superetrader have it showing fo...

Google Maps Navigation comes to Android 1.6

If you've got Android 1.6 (have a look in Settings->About Phone->Firmware version) and you're in the US then you can now get the new version of Google Maps, complete with the navigation system we saw launch in version 2.0. There's already a hack to ge...

New Motorola Motus specs and blurry shot

AGH! Blurred much ? This is the new Motorola Motus, a new Android aimed at the masses. It appears to have a glossy flat sliding QWERTY and three main keys on the front. Specs from BGR show a possible arrival on AT&T with similar specs to the Cliq …

Fring comes to Android too – Internet calling and chat

I'm a little shocked that I've never really carried a story about Fring. It's an excellent piece of software that'll let you make calls over your mobile data connection / WiFi. Not only that but you can chat / text too. It intergrates with Skype, MSN,...

X10 Shown off in new vid. Looking good

HDBlog.it have one of their understated videos online (I joke, it's polished and includes stacks of up-close shots and an action-movie sound-track). This time it's the X10, which is looking better by the day. The Sony Ericsson foray into Android is sh...

Orange Tattoo – less functionality…?

When we first spotted that the Tattoo had launched and re-named to the "Tattoo Ink" we presumed this would be the only change. However, Chris Pratt has emailed in after his girlfriend came home with a brand new Tattoo Ink. It seems that Google Mail is...

HTC Tattoo gets an update on Vodafone

An update for the HTC Tattoo has just popped up on the Vodafone website. The device, which is currently featured in HTC TV ads, was reviewed by us a couple of weeks back and is already proving to be a success. The update page doesn't tell us exactly …

HTC Sync upgraded to 2.0.8

HTC Europe have just added an update for HTC Sync. The updated version, 2.0.8, is for anyone using the HTC Magic, Hero or Tattoo and includes media enhancements, syncing contact pictures and time sync'ing for a more accurate phone clock. Grab the upd...

HTC Hero now available to buy on Three

We mentioned it last month and now it's here, the HTC Hero is available to buy from UK network "Three" for £97.86 on a £35 p/m plan. This is a 24 month plan and includes 2 years of Spotify Premium membership. The Hero has already been voted phone …

HTC Tattoo Review now online

Our HTC Tattoo review is now up! Available on Orange as the Tattoo Ink, on Vodafone and unlocked for £269.99 from devicewire.com it's HTC pushing "Android to the masses". We were bowled over by it's bigger brother, so we couldn't wait to see how well...

Sony Ericsson make the X10 Official

Sony Ericsson have released a couple of Windows Mobile phones. The most recent is the Xperia X2 and is about to go live on Vodafone but today a new Xperia model got announced - the X10. This is a change of direction for Sony Ericsson, who have perhaps...

Moto DROID becomes MILESTONE, heads to Europe

The DROID is only just appearing on Verizon in the USA. Meanwhile, it seemed, the rest of the world had to wait... but not for long. this picture of the GSM version has appeared on the o2 Germany website and now there's a stonking big Motorola website...

Motorola DROID gets reviewed

The Motorola DROID. It's so good it needs CAPITAL LETTERS. Our American readers will be able to snap it up on Friday, and rumour has it that doors will open early. While you wait the next few days (and everyone else waits a bit longer), you can soak …

Sony Ericsson dangle the carrot

Sony Ericsson are turning up the head ready for the November 3rd launch of the X3. There's rumours swirling round the internet that this may be called the X10, or possibly the Rachel. Who knows. Either way, this is Sony Ericsson, Android style. A chee...

HTC Droid Eris appears once again

Hello, it's the HTC Droid Eris again. A much better picture this time and, yet again, it appears to very similar in specs to the HTC Hero. The Android-powered phone was snapped by a BGR reader who states that the phone is about "the same as the Spint...

HTC CEO Admits "We have to take care of WinMo"

We've been lucky enough to interview HTC head-honcho Peter Chou in the past. He's really in tune with what customers are after and is always keep to show what his phones can do. Today, in an interview with alibaba.com he spoke about this, the all new ...