Tag: google android

300,000 Android activations daily

Andy Rubin, CEO of Android, doesn't tweet much, so when he does it usually causes more than a stir across the t'interwebs. Today, just a few short months from telling the world that 200,000 Android devices were selling daily, Google now state that 300...

Gingerbread Launcher available

If you want a little bit of Android 2.3 on your device ? Get in on the Gingerbread action with the Gingerbread Launcher from Paul (MoDaCo). This will replace or run alongside your HTC Sense interface and you can try out and move the widgets. It's quit...

2.2 Now Available For T-Mobile Galaxy S

T-Mobile customers in the UK with the Samsung Galaxy S can now jump up and down with joy in the streets as the network has announced that Android 2.2 (FroYo) is available for customers to download now. Over on the T-Mobile Forums a member of staff pos...

More Android devices get Android Market updates

It now looks like more and more handsets are getting the Android Market update which bring the new "Related" tab to your phone. Webfuz has mailed us with news that his HTC Wildfire has just jumped to version 137.405.1 and the new tab is now in the Mar...

Desire HD owners getting OS update

HTC Desire HD devices appear to be getting an Over The Air update about now. The new software version should be 2.29.405.2 and is apparently a "large update" although in the footnote it actually states "Android market Update" which should be fairly sm...

More from Google – Gingerbread in action and faster Maps

Google's Andy Rubin must be feeling pretty good right now. Straight off the back of the new Nexus S he's been filmed showing a new protype Motorola Android tablet with a dual-core NVIDIA chip and Android Gingerbread. Not only that, but a new vector-ba...

Nexus S – The low-down. Oh, and no removable storage..

Gingerbread - aka Android 2.3 - is arriving. The SDK is already online and the OS will appear first in the Samsung Nexus S which you can now see in action below. It'll have a 4" WVGA (480x800) Super AMOLED capacitive contour display which is "designed...

Android 2.3 – Gingerbread is here

The latest version of Google's Android OS - Gingerbread (or 2.3) - has been released.  As well as being available on the Nexus S, the OS is being released for the Nexus One as we speak, and the SDK is also available from Google.  The latter ...

Nexus S – Available from Carphone Warehouse soon

Google have officially announced the Nexus S - complete with Gingerbread - and it will be available exclusively through Carphone Warehouse with limited stock available "before the end of the month". The device is made by Samsung and comes complete wit...

Playstation Phone Shown Off Again

Rumors of a Sony Ericsson Playstation Phone have been around for a while, and recently more and more leaks with pictures, videos and specs have started to appear online. Well now we have another video for you to check out of this as of yet unannounced...

Google Reader gets official Android app

Yes, it's taken a while but heck, it's here. The official Google Reader app has finally touched down on Android. The free application supports sharing with other apps, multiple accounts and it'll save all your settings with that big friendly Google cl...

HTC Desire gets a small update on Orange

HTC Desire handsets on Orange appear to have just been updated from software version 2.17.61.2 to 2.17.61.3. To be honest we're not sure at this stage what it's for, what's removed, added or fixed. Thanks to Dave Samworth and Richard Haywood for the ...

Angry Birds Seasons released for Android

Us Android users felt a bit left out when Rovio released a Halloween Special of Angry Birds for iPhones, but fear not, as they have just released a festive version of Angry Birds for Android!  This seasonal version has a "surprise" for each day o...

Spotify updated for Android

Spotify have updated their popular app for Android. The update features graphic and performance improvements. The update is available in the Android Market now and includes the following changes.. - All the graphics have been re-done and are now avail...

Archos Tablets receive Android 2.2 update

The Archos Tablets have just been upgraded with a new OS (Android 2.2), better performance and a host of extra goodies including... - Enhanced Microsoft Exchange support: it is now possible to synchronize contacts and calendar events - Allow to insta...

Samsung Galaxy S on T-Mobile – Android 2.2 update today

Got a Samsung Galaxy S from T-Mobile? Listen up. A post on the T-Mobile forums indicates that the Android 2.2 update will be rolling today, however it does come with a strange caveat.. “The aim was and still is to have the FOTA update available ...

For skiers and snowboarders – GPSSkiMaps

Many of us are enjoying some early snow here in the UK but, if you're planning to jet off for some "serious" snow-fun, GPSSkiMaps could be just what you need. This will map our ski and snowboarding resorts in more than 100 US and Canadian resorts plus...

Tango – Give free video calling a try

One app we've perhaps not covered here at coolsmartphone is Tango. It's a way of making free mobile video calls to other Tango users. An updated version was added to the Android Market on November 19th. Even without a face-pointing camera it's still ...

Android, now on home phones too

Android seems to be everywhere at the moment. Reehan Jameel has given me a nudge about this iDect iHome Phone. For £99.99 you get a high-quality DECT home phone with answer machine powered by Android 1.6. It has a microSD card slot, browser and will ...

Hyperbees 50% Sale on Android Games

Hyperbees are an Android games publisher. They are responsible for the hugely popular Speedx 3D game. The game has reached 50 thousand downloads on the Android market. To celebrate this they are offering 50% discount on all of their games for about th...