November, 2008

  • Very odd bug found in jailbreaking process

    In the most recent T-Mobile G1 update that has been pushed out, we know that Google is sending out a patch that will prevent us from gaining root access. Another bug that Google has fixed in the RC30 update has been discovered.

    November 9, 2008 • Views: 21

  • Android Community Week in Review – Week 45 2008

    Verizon made a bold move this week, taking shots at the Android platform. They have a few valid points, and a few points that did not make sense. It is really not fair to compare a service provider with a range of phones, plans

    November 9, 2008 • Views: 22

  • Jay Freeman successfully ports Debian for Android

    Since the first day we heard about Google’s Android platform we have been waiting for the open source phone that allows us to customize it just as we like. It seems now that the first Android-powered handset has been released

    November 9, 2008 • Views: 10

  • Huawei will release an Android-powered handset in first half 2009

    According to James Chen, Director of Marketing for Chinese network company, Huawei Technologies has announced plans to launch smartphones based on both Android and Symbian, in the first half of 2009. Huawei is planning to expand

    November 8, 2008 • Views: 6

  • Google sending out update RC30 to stop root access

    We have noticed that things tend to move really fast with Android, Google pumps out updates like there is no tomorrow. Google has found out about our jailbreaking ways, they have already started pushing out an update, RC30, to

    November 7, 2008 • Views: 14

  • Meebo instant messaging hands on

    Today Meebo announced that their Android application is now available for download in the Android Market for free. This is the application counterpart to Meebo’s famous web app. Meebo brings instant messaging to Android-powered

    November 7, 2008 • Views: 15

  • AT&T waiting for Android to open up to non-Google applications

    AT&T Mobility CEO, Ralph de La Vega, had the time to speak with the Web 2.0 Summit today about the iPhone 3G broadband limits. The talks mostly consisted of U-Verse and data limits that followed, but for some reason he

    November 6, 2008 • Views: 8

  • Orb coming to Android soon

    With every new handset eventually there will be questions about streaming content from a source other than what is provided. One question I always manage to come across on forums is, “Can we use Orb on this phone?” The short

    November 6, 2008 • Views: 7

  • Microsoft starts taking shots at Google’s Android

    Android has been under a lot of heat lately from some of the leading mobile companies such as Sprint. Google’s Android platform seems to be an open target for negativity. Microsoft has jumped on the bandwagon with reports that

    November 6, 2008 • Views: 4

  • SMobile offers security solutions for Android

    SMobile Systems is the world leader in providing security solutions for all major mobile device platforms, including BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Symbian, Palm, iPhone and now Android. Many of our readers have been worried about

    November 5, 2008 • Views: 9