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ADW Launcher update released today.

ADW Launcher is a home screen replacement application. It will totally replace HTC Sense or Motorola Motoblur or the stock android launcher2. If you have not tried any home replacement applications today is a good day to have a go! Today an update has...

Samsung Nexus S pictured again

Android 2.3 (aka Gingerbread) seems now to have been confirmed for the upcoming Samsung Nexus S. Some super-wobbly shots have appeared on xda-developers.com showing the versions screen and curvy Nexus S handset. Rumoured specs suggest an 4" 800x480 sc...

Android Market to get ratings system

It's great to see that Google are planning to add content ratings for all apps within the Android Market. The system, which will be rolling out "in a few weeks" will help people choose applications that are suitable for them. There will be four catego...

Sony Ericsson LiveView – Hands-on coming soon

This, courtesy of Clove Technology, is the Sony Ericsson LiveView. For £68 it'll show live texts, Tweets and Facebook updates on your wrist by grabbing data from the phone in your pocket. Using Bluetooth it'll also let you control music and see who's...

Samsung Galaxy Tab Video & Apology

First of all i would like to apologize to everyone for the big mistake/mess which was my attempt at 'A Week With' series.  For those of you who saw just over a week ago I got sent a Galaxy Tab to look at by Vodafone and I thought …

Galaxy Tab – 600,000 already sold

Another Android tablet flying off the shelves it the Galaxy Tab - 600,000 have already sold and Samsung are well on their way to off-loading a million before the end of 2010. This is a device we looked at a couple of weeks back. Running Android 2.2 ...

Herotab M802 / aPad IMX515 Review

There's many Android tablet devices on the market at the moment. You can find them online, electrical retailers, Argos and even in supermarkets. The Herotab M802 (aka aPad IMX515) is one of the lower-priced devices. It has an 8" screen and comes in at...

Acer Reveal New Android Smartphone

Acer have shown off and published a press release on a new device which looks like a large phone / small tablet featuring a 4.8 inch screen, 1024x480 screen resolution, front facing camera plus 8 megapixel camera with LED flash. There is also a 1Ghz p...

Advent Vega sells out after unprecedented demand.

The Advent Vega Android tablet is now hitting stores (just!). Updates are feeding into Twitter and unboxing videos are appearing on YouTube. It's proving popular due to the 10.1" 1024x600 multi-touch capacitive screen, built-in 3G SIM slot and Android...

HTC Desire Z appears on Orange website

Well look what just popped up on the "Help and Support" section on the Orange website. It's the HTC Desire Z - a new Android 2.2 device with a pop-out QWERTY keyboard, a new version of HTC Sense, 3.7" SLCD screen, 5 megapixel camera with flash, 720p H...

Rovio lists unsupported Angry Birds devices

We've had a bit of feedback about the utterly addictive Angry Birds. Most of you love it, but there's a lot of you who are a little annoyed because it has a few performance issues on your particular phone. Now Rovio have publlished a list of phones wh...

myPlayer disables iPlayer streaming in new update

Up until recently there were still a few ways to watch BBC iPlayer content on your Android. Now myPlayer has, in a software update, had the BBC iPlayer content disabled. It seems that the only option now is to use the Flash-based iPlayer site on your ...

Herotab M802/APAD IMX515 – Video part 2

I'm back with another look at the Herotab M802. This has been loaned to us by the guys at Merimobiles.com and this one costs $209.99. If you order now you also get a free USB keyboard, so we figured it was worth showing that in the video. The …

X10 Updates rolling for o2 customers

o2 customers can get the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 2.1 update today. Yes, we know it's "only" 2.1 but don't forget that there's more good news on the way shortly. Let us know if the magic "Updates are available" message has appeared on your phone and w...

Linx Commtiva N700 Android Tablet – Hands-on

Keni has got his hands on another Android tablet. This time it's the Linx Commtiva N700 we mentioned a couple of weeks back. The device, which is available in Tesco, is selling for £299 and, unlike the tablet I'm reviewing it has full Google Android...

Herotab M802/APAD IMX515 Overview video

There's now loads of different Android tablets to choose from. Today we've had the Herotab M802 delivered and given it the usual in-car unboxing. It's available from merimobiles.com for $209.99 with a free leather case and, if you order now, a flexibl...

HTC Desire update for T-Mobile customers

We're hearing the HTC Desire on T-Mobile has received an update which will remove the German apps that appeared. We're not seeing much else at present, but do let us know you spot something new in the update. The old software version is 2.12.110.2 and...

Legend owners now receiving FroYo update

Last week we heard that the HTC Legend FroYo update would be turning up pretty soon. Today Tom Gleeson tells us that his HTC Legend, which was supplied direct from Vodafone, has just started downloading the updated OS. The Legend, which we reviewed he...

Pay by Android?

Gingerbread is on it's way "in the next few weeks" and Eric Schmidt has revealed a new feature - using your phone as a credit card.  Using a technology called "near field communications" this is the same as you get in a Barclaycard, where you jus...

Pinch / zoom coming to the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

No multi-touch on the Xperia X10? Well, it was a statement that got you guys a little hot under the collar. A while back Sony Ericsson stated that there were no plans for multi-touch but now, after reaction from users, they've been busy working on ge...