Tag: google android

Sony Ericsson X10 updates arriving this weekend

Sony Ericsson have today confirmed that the roll-out of Android 2.1 (yes, 2.1, not 2.2) for Xperia X10, X10 mini and X10 mini pro devices will start this Sunday. We've already reviewed the X10 and the X10 mini and we're already pretty impressed - the ...

Android, Gingerbread and the Nexus Two

This isn't confirmed as yet, but there's news today that the Nexus Two is on the way and Gizmodo even claim to have a hands-on. This time Samsung are doing the hardware (instead of HTC) and it's "very different" to the Nexus One. A "source" states tha...

Acer Liquid Metal Now Official

Acer have officially announced the Liquid Metal phone which is running on Android 2.2 FroYo and has a 5 megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording features. The metal also comes powered by a 800Mhz Qualcomm processor and has a 3.6 inch screen. The ...

HTC Desire HD hitting Orange stores

Some Orange stores appear to be getting stock of the HTC Desire HD today. Maaz has emailed in to tells us .. “I get the impression stores are waiting on stock to arrive today or tomorrow. Stock seems limited though - the main branch in Edinburg...

Android Market issues anyone?

OK, we're just going to throw this one out there. Have you had trouble downloading stuff from the Android Market these last two days? We'd love to know. In an innocent conversation today I found that someone was having trouble getting apps. Searching ...

New YouTube app for Android available

A new version of YouTube has found it's way onto the Android Market and it's a sign that Google are beginning to split out the base OS from the additional apps. Videos will now show up in both portrait and widescreen, although it seems only the Androi...

Sony Playstation Phone Running Android 3.0

Engadget have posted up some photos and specs from what is being called the 'Playstaton Phone' and from initial looks it does seem quite an interesting device, more of a PSP replacement with phone attached. As you can see in the picture there is a sli...

Vodafone Galaxy Tab Help Videos

Vodafone have had the Samsung Galaxy Tab on their 'Coming Soon' section for a while now, in fact if I remember right they were the first network to confirm they would be stocking it. Well today Vodafone have updated their YouTube account with some vid...

Winamp available for Android

Winamp is now available for Android users. It's a free download from the Market for those running Android 2.1 or later. There's desktop / wireless sync, easy player controls, album art and song info. You can also press and hold on the song info to int...

T-Mobile UK Confirm Galaxy Tab!

The guys behind T-Mobile's website have been really busy today and have now announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab will be released on it's UK network sometime in November. Before now only Vodafone and O2 had confirmed the Tab being sold direct and the...

Motorola Defy Coming To T-Mobile UK

T-Mobile have just updated their 'Coming Soon' section and it looks like the Motorola Defy will be landing on T-Mobile UK in November, so as early as end of next week!. The Defy is a really special Android phone as not only does it pack a massive 3.7 …

O2 To Stock Samsung Galaxy Tab

O2 have today confirmed they are going to stock the Samsung Galaxy Tab on both Mobile Broadband contracts as well as Voice plans too. There is no information on pricing at the moment only an official press release sent from O2 just today which is avai...

T-Mobile Night In App For Android/iPhone

Customers of T-Mobile in the UK have the chance to 'Get 5 things for £5' at their local BlockBuster Video which include either a DVD and a game (or 2 DVD's) a pack of sweets, popcorn and a bottle of drink.  This deal is worth around £...

Android 3.0 to get VOIP – and a delay?

The first blurry cam (very blurry!) shot of Gingerbread is out, along with some more indications of what we might be instore for in the next version of Android.  The main work is being done to the look of the OS, with features such as "bouncing" ...

HTC announce the Gratia

No, before you even say it, this isn't the HTC HD Mini. HTC have just surprised us with the announcement of this, the HTC Gratia. No real fanfare on this or launch event, but it packs Android 2.2, the Sense interface, Twitter, Flickr and Facebook inte...

Angry Birds released for Android – and its FREE!!

The full version of the smash hit game Angry Birds is out now - and its FREE!  After a successful beta trial, Rovio have now released the full game with 150 levels, and they're not charging for it. So go and get it before they change their minds!...

TweetDeck goes live for Android

We reported earlier on the initial beta of Android Twitter (and Facebook, Foursquare, Google Buzz) client "TweetDeck". Now it's available to all, with the full version now available in the Android Market for free. The app lets you keep up-to-date, tr...

Need a music player and graphic equalizer? Get MixZing

So, you've "completely legally" downloaded some MP3's to your Android phone. Things are good - your microSD card is bulging with tunes but, when you plug your headphones in, things sound a little tinny there's a lack of bass. How do you fix? Well, one...

HTC Desire Fro-Yo update imminent for 3 customers

3 have announced that the FroYo update to Android 2.2 for Desire owners is coming the next 24-48 hours.  An announcement on the 3 blog apologies for the delay and says the update will coming Over The Air in the next day or two.  So keep an e...

HTC Desire HD Now At T-Mobile

With all the Windows Phone 7 news today, there are many people who are still sticking to Android (and with good reason), and the latest Android phone from HTC, the Desire HD has just appeared over on the T-Mobile UK website. The phone is available on ...

Dell Streak Froyo Android 2.2

Yesterday modaco user Stephen Hyde has posted his work on the Dell Streak. At the moment it is a vanilla build. You can watch of video of his work here the video shows the Streak working with Adobe Flash. He is working with the cyanogenmod team t...

Xperia X8 in video

o2 will be picking up the Xperia X8 very soon. The device, unfortunately, runs Android 1.6 but Sony Ericsson do plan an update to Android 2.1 (yes, 2.1, not 2.2) later this year. The X8 will be available on o2 for £129.99 on Pay & Go when you …

Next Android tablet – Reviewed

Last week we published stats on the Next Android tablet. Since then Rory Cellan-Jones has had a chance to play with it and delivers his report to the BBC. It's a rather unfortunate outcome, and something we're hearing all too often with some cut-price...

HTCSense.com Now live

A few weeks back HTC launched their new Android handsets, the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z. An all-new web-service from HTC called HTCSense.com was announced too. It's a way to control and monitor your phone via the web and today it's gone online. T...

Motorola Droid Pro launched in the USA

Engadget now have some hands on photos of the new Motorola Droid Pro which is a new Android phone with a difference. The handset has a BlackBerry-esque feel thanks to a front-mounted QWERTY keyboard but comes with Android 2.2, Adobe Flash Player 10.1 ...

Skype for Android now available. World rejoices.

Skype for Android is now available to download. You can make free Skype-to-Skype calls and dial out to "normal" phones on WiFi or 3G, plus it'll let you send and receive IM's. Just login with your Skype account and off you go. The app is currently ava...

Android Market sees currency changes

The Android Market appears to have altered overnight with all apps displaying in your local currency. Now, instead of having to convert prices into your local pounds or dollars, you'll see how much each app will cost, direct to you. Converted prices s...

Motorola announce Android upgrade news.. or lack of

Motorola have just posted an update on their upgrade plans for the Motorola Dext, Backflip and Milestone here in Europe. There's news for other countries too but, unless you're living in the USA, it's all pretty rubbish to be honest. If you are "unluc...

HTC Launch new colours for Desire and Legend

The HTC Legend and HTC Desire will shortly be available in a new shade and finish. The Legend will be available through operators and retailers in "phantom black" and the HTC Desire will get a "brilliant white" finish. Florian Seiche, President of HTC...

Motorola Flipout exclusive to Orange

The Motorola Flipout is now showing on the Orange website for just £169 (with a £10 top-up) on Pay As You Go. It's exclusive to Orange here in the UK - we kinda had a suspicion when we saw the orange-coloured device back in July. The device has …

myTouch launched on T-Mobile USA

T-Mobile USA have just announced another Android device - the myTouch. It'll be available before Christmas in red, plum, white or black. Powered by Android 2.2 this has a 3.8" WVGA screen and is powered by a Qualcomm 1GHz MSM8255 CPU. There's also a 5...

BlackBerry VS Android…Which Is Quicker?

We all know that Android is a creation of Google and so is Gmail, so what happens when we put the worlds leading email service on a mobile device, BlackBerry (BIS) against the new kid on the block, Android with it's services such as Google Mail. As I …

HTC Desire HD shows up on Carphone Warehouse

We've had a tip-off that the HTC Desire HD has just appeared on Carphone Warehouse systems as free on a Vodafone package costing £35 pm. It's showing currently in their coming soon section but you should be able to get 600mins, unlimited texts and "u...

HTC Wildfire now £140 on Vodafone

Another handset to appear in this months' catalogues is the HTC Wildfire, which is now just £140 on Vodafone with a £10 Vodafone Freedom Pack, with £50 worth of calls and text to UK mobiles and landlines. There's 250MB of free data usage every mont...

Xperia X8 now in o2 catalogues

o2 have put their October catalogues into stores and the new Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 is now showing for £129.99 on Pay & Go when you buy it with a £10 top-up. It looks to be exclusive to o2 and comes with a 3" capacitive screen, microSD expansion, …

HTC Desire HD appears in Vodafone catalogues

It's the first day of the month, so today we get to see what's in the new monthly phone catalogues. In the new Vodafone catalogue is the rather splendid Desire HD we saw last month. Vodafone customers will presumably be able to get the device pretty s...

Samsung Galaxy Tab to arrive now in November

Initially we thought the Samsung Galaxy Tab would appear in September with subsequent announcements showing an October launch on networks like Vodafone. However but a recent press release seems to have pegged things back to November. The announcement ...

Altek 14MP Camera Powerhouse!

Today Nokia announced the N8 was shipping with it's 12 megapixel carl zeiss camera and xenon flash, but on the Android front, Altek have announced that their new 'Leo' device will be available in Europe and anyone who is after a camera phone will just...

Android apps sharing data – but who with?

A recent study by a team of computer scientists from Penn State, Intel Labs and Duke University has been conducted into Android apps which share location and other sensitive data from your phone. They tested 30 out of the 358 most popular Android apps...

Next retailing an Android tablet

Got £1000 ? Good, you can pay for my new Diesel Particulate Filter on my car (sob, cry, whinge). Not got that? Got £180? Good, pop along to your local Next store and buy one of these Android tablets.It has a 10" WXGA screen and 8GB storage, WiFi, …