Category: Android

HTC Begins to offer widgets via Android Market

HTC have turned on their widget listings within the Android Market today. Four are listed so far and it shows just how far HTC have travelled - the hardware, the GUI and now extra software for the GUI and the OS itself. Although these are fairly simp...

Motorola Backflip / Enzo Shots and specs

phandroid.com have shots of the new Android-powered Motorola Enzo online. It's also known as the "Motorola Backflip" and has no doubt received that name due to the way that the keyboard rotates round - it actually parks itself facing outwards as you'l...

T-Mobile Pulse – OS Update available

The rather excellent Huawei-built T-Mobile Pulse has just received an update. According to the T-Mobile support pages this refresh .. "..Helps improve the stability of the Pulse and the quality of audio..." To apply you'll need to download this ZIP ...

Android 2.1 Outed in unofficial ROM. Looks stunning

We've been tracking Windows Mobile for a good 7 years now and have kinda got used to seeing updates appearing every year or three, so when we began tracking Android it suddenly became much harder to follow the constant OS refreshes. Although Google An...

Hey, you look familiar…

Hmmm.. engadget have noticed something very interesting about the new Google Phone...Now, let's just ignore for the moment these arguments about whether the Nexus One is a future HTC handset Google are testing or whether it's going to launch direct fr...

Acer to ramp up Android usage in 2010

Bejesus. Google. Android. Everywhere. There simply is no stopping the Android monster right now (unless Google themselves release their own version and upset all their partners). Computerworld.com are stating that Acer will be pushing out five or six ...

Google Phone – Things just got very interesting…

Over the weekend the Google Phone news has pretty much exploded all over the web. There's still some doubt whether this is just a test device aimed at Google employees or whether it's aimed at a commercial launch in January. However, following earlier...

The Google Phone – Yet more trinkets of info

That "Google Phone" rumour just refuses to go away. Today Tweets have appeared, supposedly from Google employees, mentioning that they've received the new Google Phone. Other Twitter users followed with Tweets like this... "A friend from Google showed...

Video : MotoBLUR – Up-close

I've been using the Motorola Dext as my main phone for a few days now. Available on Orange it's an Android 1.5 handset with a QWERTY sliding keyboard and the new MotoBLUR interface. Following our video overview and picture special we've now got an up-...

Unlocked Android handsets to choose from

Our good friends at devicewire.com now have the HTC Hero back in stock. It's available in a range of colours - white, pink and brown. It costs £359.99 for the pink and brown one or £349.99 for the white one. All phones are supplied totally unlocked ...

Motorola Dext Picture Special

Yesterday was the video overview. Today it's the picture special. The Motorola Dext is the European version of the "Cliq" and has a 3.1" HVGA screen. There's a 5 megapixel auto-focus cam around the back, 3G and WiFi connectivity plus a 3.5mm audio por...

The Motorola Dext – Video Overview

The Motorola Dext is here. It's the European version of the Cliq and is selling now on Orange. This is the first QWERTY Android phone we've ever tested and, if truth be known, it's been quite some time since we saw a Motorola device (anyone remember t...

Android ROM reveals stacks of new HTC phones?

The Android 2.1 ROM appeared for the HTC Hero just the other day. Although it's far from "official" it does seem to be the actual upgrade and, according to a post at AndroidSpin.com there's a list of codenames for current and possible future handsets ...

T-Mobile Pulse now even cheaper than ever!

It's very almost nearly Christmas, so we're on a mission to give you competitions, free stuff and bargains. Today we've been give a nudge about the rather excellent T-Mobile Pulse. It's built by Huawei and is a rather splendid Android handset which is...

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...