T-Mobile and Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy S II Smartphones Compared

T-Mobile and Sprint Galaxy S II smartphones compared

Today T-Mobile finally released all of the details on their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, cleverly dubbed… the Galaxy S II. Unlike Sprint, who added Epic 4G Touch to the end of the Galaxy moniker, T-Mobile didn’t give their new phone an extra name. The differences don’t end there. T-Mobile’s Galaxy S II […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Leaks Out Again

HTC ThunderBolt

HTC has promised HTC ThunderBolt owners on Verizon an upgrade to Gingerbread before the end of September and as it stands, we are getting dangerously close to the end of the month. And that’s what makes this next little tidbit so exciting. The ThunderBolt’s Gingerbread update has leaked out before, but this time, we’re right […]

HTC Rhyme Hands-On – Will Purple Reign With Women?

HTC Rhyme

Is it possible to launch a new smartphone these days without a massive display, super powerful processor, or 4G? HTC seems to think so, as the new HTC Rhyme doesn’t have any of those things. This modest 3.7-inch Android Gingerbread device sports a 1GHz CPU and is “only” capable of 3G. However, it is purple […]

Gingerbread for Sprint’s LG Optimus S Rolling Out Now

Optimus S

Gingerbread for U.S. Cellular’s HTC Merge isn’t the only Gingerbread update that has become available today. Not to be outdone, Sprint has unleashed the Android 2.3 update for the LG Optimus S and it will begin to roll out today and all of you with the smartphone will see the update arrive at some point […]

U.S. Cellular HTC Merge Gingerbread Update Now Available

HTC Merge

U.S. Cellular’s HTC Merge, which launched with a nifty tweaked version of HTC”s Sense UI back in May, has been officially deemed worthy of Android 2.3 Gingerbread and the update is now available for consumption at this very moment. And you don’t even have to wait for it to roll out OTA either. No, you […]

Droid Bionic vs HTC Thunderbolt – Verizon Android Smartphone Face-Off

Droid Bionic vs. HTC Thunderbolt

With last week’s release of the Motorola Droid Bionic, Verizon Wireless gained a new (and much anticipated) superphone that takes advantage of the carrier’s speedy 4G LTE network. This 4.3-inch, dual-core powerhouse took its sweet time arriving, though many have already deemed it worth the wait. But is the Bionic the ‘droid you’re looking for? […]

Google and Intel to Optimize Future Versions of Android for Atom

Google and Intel

Today at the Intel Developer’s Forum conference, Google’s Andy Rubin and Intel CEO Paul Otellini took the stage together and announced something that will surely excite those of you who are big on Intel chips. The companies will be working together to optimize future versions of Android for Intel’s low-powered Atom processor line. Rubin brought […]

Gingerbread for Droid 2 R2-D2 Starts to Roll Out

Droid 2 R2-D2

After the Motorola Droid 2 and Droid 2 Global both got boosts up to Gingerbread, we figured it would only be a matter of time before Verizon’s special edition Droid 2 R2-D2 handset would see the update and sure enough, shortly after the other Droid 2’s got Android 2.3, owners of the Star Wars branded […]

Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update Imminent for HTC Thunderbolt?

TBG

Given that HTC had confirmed that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Thunderbolt, the first 4G LTE Android smartphone to launch on Verizon Wireless, will be coming in Q3 after having missed its Q2 deadline, it stands to reason that the OTA software update is coming soon. Now, it appears that a Verizon […]

Netflix for Android Updated to Support All Android 2.2 & Android 2.3 Devices

Netflix

Owners of devices running Android 2.3 Gingerbread or Android 2.2 Froyo will be happy to know that Netflix has finally updated its application to support all devices running these versions of Google’s software. It has taken quite awhile for Netflix to get to this point, and there have been some bumps along the way, but […]

Sprint Targets Students With Entry Level Kyocera Milano Android Smartphone

milano

Just in time for back to school, Sprint had just announced the Kyocera Milano, which is an inexpensive Android smartphone with a sliding keyboard for messaging. The Milano will launch on September 9th, alongside the Brio–which is a feature phone–for $50 on contract after a mail-in-rebate. With a distinctive rounded shape and soft-touch finish, Kyocera […]

Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Update Temporarily Suspended

Droid 2 Global

The Gingerbread problems for Motorola and Verizon continue and this time it’s the Motorola Droid 2 Global’s update that’s in the spotlight. According to a Motorola forums manager, the update, which began rolling out earlier this week, has been temporarily suspended while engineers address an Exchange Encryption issue that popped up within the software. Sadly, […]

Gingerbread for Motorola Droid 2 Global Now Available

Droid 2

Back on September 1st, Gingerbread started rolling out for the original Motorola Droid 2 so we figured that a roll out for the Motorola Droid 2 Global was probably not far behind and sure enough, Motorola has confirmed that the update is now available to Droid 2 Global users. Originally, we thought the update would […]

Motorola Droid 2 Gingerbread Update Now Available

Droid 2

Late last night, a miracle occurred. Verizon and Motorola finally began pushing out the Gingerbread update for the Motorola Droid 2. And it’s not an OTA update either. No sir. It’s available for Droid 2 owners, what’s left of them, to pull this very minute to get up and running. Unfortunately, it’s Android 2.3.3 and […]

Lenovo Ideapad A1 7-Inch Android Tablet Hands-On

Lenovo 7 inch front

Yesterday Lenovo gave me a sneak peek at their upcoming 7-inch tablet, the A1. With this size screen and Android 2.3 running the show, it may seem like a tablet out of the past rather than the Honeycombified now. But you won’t find any Honeycomb tablets that cost just $199 and can fit in a […]

Gingerbread for HTC ThunderBolt and Droid Incredible Coming in September

HTC ThunderBolt

Finally, we have something official about the Gingerbread updates for the HTC ThunderBolt and the Droid Incredible. We’re talking official official here, not just from an HTC rep. But from HTC’s Facebook page which has just confirmed that Android 2.3 or some variation of it will be arriving for both of these beautiful phones at […]

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S Launching in October

Arc S

Sony announced another addition to its Xperia line today unveiling a new Android-powered handset called the Xperia Arc S. This device, as you can see in the name, is a more powerful version of Sony’s previous Xperia Arc smartphone with the processor speed jumping from a 1GHz single-core processor to a 1.4GHz single-core processor. It’ll […]

Samsng Mesmerize Gingerbread Update Now Available

Samsung Mesmerize

Today is a good day to be a Galaxy S owner on U.S. Cellular as the carrier has announced that Android 2.3 Gingerbread is now available for the Samsung Mesmerize. That’s right. If you head here, you can download the update and get the new software immediately. No need to wait for it to roll […]

Gingerbread for Motorola Droid 2 Coming Soon

Droid 2

It has been a long wait for Gingerbread for Motorola Droid 2 owners but it appears that that wait will be coming to an end fairly shortly as the changelog for the Droid 2’s upgrade to Android 2.3 has been released which is generally a sign that things are in motion for a public release. […]

Motorola Droid 3 Review (Video)

Droid 3

Usually, when a new Droid phone is rumored to be headed to shelves, people are beside themselves. Case in point, the Motorola Droid Bionic. Yet, when the Motorola Droid 3 began leaking out, there was far less interest than there had been for previous Droid devices. Why? Well, for one, Verizon completely overshadowed the launch […]