March, 2009

  • Acer A1 might be here for September

    The Philippine Business Mirror newspaper are today reporting that Acer are planning to launch their first Android powered handset. The release of the model due in September of this year.

    March 23, 2009 • Views: 241

  • HTC Magic gets zoom-wheel [Video]

    In addition to the landscape QWERTY keyboard, HTC have added a new zoom control wheel to the HTC Magic smartphone.  Seemingly intended to offer more precise zooming without treading on Apple’s pinch-and-spread patent toes,

    March 19, 2009 • Views: 452

  • Samsung 3.5G Android phone in Q3 claim sources

    The Samsung Android smartphone spotted earlier this week could reach the market in Q3 2009, according to market sources quoting leaked information from the company.  The phone is described as “similar to the HTC

    March 19, 2009 • Views: 264

  • PdaNet for hack-free Android tethering

    A new freeware app makes tethering the G1 to a PC or laptop straightforward, without requiring that users hack the Android firmware or have root access.  PdaNet allows a USB-connected Android cellphone to work as a tethered

    March 19, 2009 • Views: 1070

  • Samsung Android smartphone shows up in first picture

    A pixelated picture of the first Samsung Android smartphone has been released, as part of a Samsung dealer presentation in Amsterdam today.  Details of the device are incomplete, but it’s known to use a large capacitive

    March 17, 2009 • Views: 430

  • Android Market merchant system fixed, says Google

    After would-be Android developers reported problems registering their merchant accounts with their developer accounts, and as such were prevented from releasing paid-apps into the Android Market, Google informs us that the

    March 16, 2009 • Views: 310

  • A CupCake for April

    T-Mobile confirmed that it will be bringing the “cupcake” software update to the G1 mobile phone in April via Pocket-lint. BetaNews however, quotes spokesperson Erica Gordon of T-Mobile USA stating it is “just a

    March 14, 2009 • Views: 276

  • Android Market paid-app system blocking new merchants

    Android Community is hearing from developers who are experiencing problems linking Merchant accounts to their Android Developer accounts, and as such are unable to list paid apps on the Android Market.  Multiple developers are

    March 13, 2009 • Views: 349

  • Android expands to Taiwan

    Google has confirmed that they have set up a team to provide technical support for the Android operating system in Taiwan. Presently, the support will be only for phones and declined the support will extend to low-cost Netbooks.

    March 12, 2009 • Views: 263

  • Surveyor Android G1-controlled robots: Video Demos

    Considering the name of the platform, I’m surprised we’ve not seen more robots either based on, or controlled by, Android.  With that in mind, here are two ‘bots that rely on a T-Mobile G1 for their remote

    March 11, 2009 • Views: 636