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Rockbox Port for Android available

Rockbox is an open source firmware for MP3 players provided by the likes of SanDisk, iriver, Archos and Toshiba. Ports are now available for a range 's. A port is now available for Android which plays tunes without stutter and includes neat touches li...

Bing release three new apps – none for Windows Phone 7

Screw it, I'm going to do an editorial here. Microsoft have yet again released a load of very useful apps but there's nothing for their own mobile OS. Snowboard Hero and Powerboat Challenge are both out for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Meanwhile a...

Android Market suffering some bugs?

This weekend a lot of you received the new Android Market app. It looks a lot nicer but there seems to be an issue when accessing the "My Apps" area. Many have received the "Server Error has occured" message and, despite clearing the cache, rebooting ...

HTC Wildfire to receive FroYo update this week

Android 2.2 (FroYo) is on its' way to the HTC Wildfire just in time for Christmas. The official official Facebook page also answers your questions on the rollout, with most areas in Europe receiving the update this week and the rest of the world by Fe...

Carphone Warehouse Drop Nexus S To £429.99!

BREAKING NEWS!.  Carphone Warehouse have just dropped the price of a Sim Free Nexus S to £429.99 from £549.99 With just one day left until the new Google phone hits the UK, Carphone Warehouse have just this last few minutes dropped th...

Notion Ink Adam video overview

Notion Ink (no, me neither) have shown off their Adam Tablet in this rather unfinished video. It comes with a USB ports, swivel camera, panel interface, ebook reader and more. Specs fans can expect the NVIDIA Dual Core Tegra 250, transflective display...

Android App Review – WidgetLocker

WidgetLocker is an android lock screen replacement. The point of the app is that you can add widgets and shortcuts to your lockscreen. The first thought I had about this was "why would I want to do that". First of all WidgetLocker is a paid app it cos...

LinkedIn for Android – Beta available to try

LinkedIn is a popular business-to-business social network for professionals to exchange information. It's fast becoming a good sales and contact tool for companies and staff, and now LinkedIn for Android is available as a beta for handsets running And...

Google Maps 5 arrives

The new Google Maps we spotted last week has now appeared in the Android Market. Google Maps 5.0 brings vector maps, 3D buildings and better performance. Google are really hammering out the updates, extra features and apps at the moment. This new ver...

Facebook app updated to 1.5

Facebook have released an update to their popular Android app in the Android Market.  As well as bug fixes, this brings Chat to Android for the first time, and push notifications.  It is available from Android Market now.   Link - Phand...

Android 2.2.1 drops for the HTC Magic

Hey HTC Magic owners. We know you're out there, somewhere. You can give your device a new lease of life thanks to an Android 2.2.1 update from Vodafone. The update includes..“The latest Gmail and Android Market clients; ability to save applicati...

Android Pay As You Go Christmas ideas

With only a few more days until Christmas we've taken a look at some of the bargain-basement Android devices costing around £100. There's a fairly decent selection of low-priced Pay As You Go phones to choose from. Check out our selection below... -...

Get the new Android Market, right now

We've already told you about the new Android Market UI which is rolling out soon. But, if you really can't wait, you can download the APK's from the links on MoDaCo and jump the queue. Ohhh purdee. For those who aren't familiar, you'll need to tweak y...

Android App Review – Folder Organizer

Do you have a cluttered android homescreen? Do you hate the way you cannot easily manage your home screen folders? Do you hate the way you cannot easily change standard icons? If you answered yes to any of the above questions then this application may...

New Android Market UI Rolling Out

Google have been busy recently updating their suite of applications, we recently announced that Maps was getting a big update, then GMail was next in line for a change and now the Market application is getting a refresh. All Android phones running 1.6...

Windows Phone 7 UI, now for Android

Hot on the heels of yesterdays' Gingerbread Launcher comes another home screen replacement called "Windows Phone Android". If you're an Android owner and want to get a flavour of Windows Phone 7 device, just hop into the Android Market, download it an...

BlackBelt Defence – Special report

One of the most popular misconceptions about smartphones is that they are safe. There’s a very good reason for this – the manufacturers and operators have gone to extreme lengths to make sure you think that. Otherwise, the smartphone revolution wo...

HTC Legend devices get Android 2.2

HTC Legend owners, it's your turn for Android 2.2 now. The Over-The-Air update is now arriving on handsets and will bring your device up to version 3.15.405.3. There's the usual advice about backing up important data and we of course recommend downloa...

GMail Updated For Android Users

Google have released an update for it's GMail application for Android handsets.  This is available for people to upgrade too now by simply checking Android Market and downloading the update once it shows as long as you are running 2.2 FroYo. Big ...

Gingerbread – When is it coming to a phone near you?

Most handsets have only just got to Android 2.2 but now people are already asking when Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) will be popping up on their handset. We already know that the all-new Nexus S will run it, but what of other devices? Some news is startin...