Category: Android News

webOS ‘running’ on an EVO 3D isn’t really webOS ‘running’ on an EVO 3D


We’ve all seen this by now — it’s webOS booted up on an EVO 3D, and it’s got everyone in a tizzy.  While webOS fans who have spend decades (it seems like decades anyway) having the horrible hardware of the Pre and Pixie have reason to be excited, everyone seems to be getting ahead of themselves.

This has nothing to do with today’s news of HP open-sourcing webOS.  In fact, Ryan Hope,  [Read More…]

Glu Mobile teases gameplay for Frontline Commando


Look no further than Glu Mobile for the new king of freemium, action-packed games for Android. Hot on the heels of Blood & Glory, Contract Killer: Zombie, and Big Time Gangsta, which all achieved over 1 million downloads, Glu has just announced that a new shooter called Frontline Commando is headed to Android.

Frontline Commando is a 3rd person shooter that looks to deliver console quality visuals. In the teaser trailer that  [Read More…]

Add Android and Me to your Google Currents library


Filed under news we should’ve posted yesterday, we’re happy to announce that Android and Me is now available through Google Currents. You can find us by searching “Android and Me” or by directing your mobile browser to this link. I spent the extra day digging around inside the Currents Producer so I’ve got a few extra features to share with you.

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Coby Electronics announces collection of Android 4.0 tablets


Looking to heat things up ahead of CES, Coby Electronics Corporation has announced a new line-up of cost effective Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablets to be available for Q1 2012. In total, Coby will be bring five tablets to market in a variety of styles and sizes:

7-inch MID7042 (4:3 aspect ratio) 8-inch MID8042 (4:3 aspect ratio) 9-inch MID9042 (4:3 aspect ratio) 9.7-inch MID9742 (4:3 aspect ratio) 10-inch MID1042 (4:3 aspect ratio)

All will feature a 1GHz  [Read More…]

A closer look at the 10 billion Android app downloads

10 billion download

We recently learned that Google was celebrating their 10 billionth app download with some 10-cent sales, but what is pretty interesting is Google took the time to break these downloads down. Did you know that Sunday at 9 p.m. is the most popular download time for applications, or that South Korea is the most app-crazed country?

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ASTRO File Manager updated, brings themes and cloud backup registration with it

Android Central

With 19 million downloads from the Android Market, it might be easy to get complacent. Not so in the case of ASTRO File Manager which today received an update to version 3.1, and brought a couple of big new features along with it.

The first of these are the new themes functionality, allowing you to download various different themes to customize the app with including the “classic ASTRO” theme from  [Read More…]

Help Android Central on a new feature

Android Central

Greetings, distinguished Android Central Reader. (Yeah, we’re giving you the benefit of the doubt.) We’re working on a kick-ass new feature and want a little feedback.

So this is a call for your feedback. We’re building a new section on the site for comparing Android phones. The idea is to give you a better experience when narrowing down your choice of what phone to get next.

The full version will be  [Read More…]

HTC Sensation 4G bug fix update now available from T-Mobile


We always enjoy software updates on our phones, especially when carriers and OEMs push out update which fixes issues that were introduced in previous updates. T-Mobile and HTC have a new update available for the HTC Sensation 4G which improves the screen’s responsiveness, handset stability, introduces a new dictionary update for HTC Trace, but also fixed the icon pixilation and screenshot issues which somehow made it through the different testing phases  [Read More…]

Android Market problems? You’re not alone

Android Market

Experiencing issues with the Android Market this morning? You are not alone as it seems a wide variety of users are experiencing the same. It either works, or it doesn’t users are reporting, doesn’t seem to be in the middle for anyone, either they have luck or they can’t purchase. Hopefully it’s just something minor that Google can get up and running quickly, but keep your eye on the source link  [Read More…]

Zynga Poker becomes latest addition to the Google TV library

Android Central

Zynga become the latest developer to throw their hat into the Google TV ring, as Zynga Poker is now available for the platform.

The social poker game is now playable across multiple Google platforms, via Google+, their Android app and now their Google TV application.

The Google TV version features custom optimisations for the TV with custom graphics, and a control system to take full advantage of the Google  [Read More…]