Category: Android

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...

Nexus One looks to have multi-touch in European model

From what we're seeing on heise.de it does seem that the European version of the Nexus One (on Vodafone) may indeed have the multitouch magic that is sadly missing on the US version we saw earlier in the week. A version of the handset shown at CES app...

Moto confirms DEXT / CLIQ and BACKFLIP updates

Well, there you go. Just minutes ago we were asking why the CLIQ / DEXT and BACKFLIP were on the market with the Android 1.5 OS and now they've confirmed that Android 2.1 will be available for both handsets soon enough. Now, why I'm even calling Andro...

Sony Ericsson X10 on show at CES

Fancy a look at the device that's over-taking the WinMo-powered X2? It is being displayed at CES and, although you can't get hold of one just yet, androidcentral.com have had a play with the device and posted up some pictures. There was a slightly not...

Motorola does a BACKFLIP – Official

Last month some blurry shots of an interesting Motorola phone appeared. It had a strange folding mechanism which meant that the QWERTY keyboard ended up on the outside of the phone when closed. Today, at CES, Motorola made the BACKFLIP official. Like ...

Motorola DEXT / CLIQ Review

Our Motorola DEXT review is now online. It's sold in the US as the Motorola CLIQ and here in Europe it's just had a price-drop - just £299 and no contract to worry about. Should you get it ? Well, there's only one way to find out. Packing …

Nexus One appears on UK retailer

If you're interested in the Nexus One we covered yesterday but don't fancy the import duty then there may be a solution - devicewire have put up a page to register your interest. Keep an eye on this page for the latest updates - they will keep you …

The Nexus One Launch

Peter Chou (HTC CEO), Andy Rubin (Android main man) and Google's VP of Engineering Vic Gundotra hosted a rather important press conference at Mountain View, California today. The Nexus One was revealed and yes, Google will be selling it themselves. It...

HTC HD2 Gets HardSPL Treatment

The xda boys have been up to their tricks again, with a HardSPL now available for the HTC Leo / HD2. The custom bootloader will in effect allow any ROM on your device and opens the gates to "unofficial" ROM upgrades on your handset. Be careful though,...

Nexus One – Full review

The Nexus One Review is now online over at engadget and, while there'll no doubt be a collective groan from our readers as we mention this again, it marks a significant turning point for Google. A telling part of this review states that... "Google is...

Hands-on and first impressions – The Nexus One

Those lucky people at engadget have got their hands on a Nexus One to test. Initital impressions appear to suggest that this isn't the "iPhone killer" that many have quoted it to be. Despite the 1Ghz chip they state that.. "...it's really not very di...