April, 2009

  • Early-look SDK available for Android 1.5

    Cupcake has been doing the news rounds for a little while now. What is great news is the official unveiling of Android 1.5 that fully incorporates the Cupcake branch.

    April 14, 2009 • Views: 409

  • Android netbooks from ODM Compal in development

    Taiwanese ODM Compal Communications are preparing to develop Android-based netbooks, according to the latest reports in the Commercial Times.  Compal, who were tipped to take over manufacturing of the Acer Aspire One, and are

    April 6, 2009 • Views: 457

  • Huawei confirm T-Mobile G3 for Euro Q3 launch

    Huawei have confirmed that they will be supplying T-Mobile with their Android-based smartphone, which will launch in Q3 2009 as the T-Mobile G3.  An Huawei spokesperson has told reporters that “I can confirm that Huawei

    April 6, 2009 • Views: 844

  • Android home-phone & tablet from T-Mobile in 2010

    According to the NYT, T-Mobile USA are planning both a home phone and a tablet computer that will run the Android OS.  The former will have a recharging docking station, that handles data synchronization. As for the tablet, that

    April 6, 2009 • Views: 677

  • First Samsung Android phone in June; two US devices later in 2009

    The Samsung Android smartphone spotted last month could arrive sooner than expected, with the first Google OS handset from the company now shipping in June.  According to Dr Won-Pyo Hong, executive VP of global product strategy

    April 3, 2009 • Views: 401

  • DataViz Documents To Go, free RoadSync beta released

    DataViz have launched a version of their Office file editing app Documents To Go for Android.  Promised back in December, Documents To Go can open Microsoft Word and Excel files and attachments, as well as allow editing and

    April 2, 2009 • Views: 664

  • Google allowing tethering apps for non-T-Mobile users

    After performing a mass sweep of tethering applications from the Android Market earlier this week, Google have backtracked.  Rather than a total ban, their suggestion is to leave tethering software available to “users

    April 2, 2009 • Views: 1312

  • Sipdroid promises Android WiFi VoIP [Video]

    While there’s already a Skype client available in the Android Market, it’s doesn’t offer true VoIP: instead of using WiFi, it relies on your minutes and data plan.  If you want VoIP over WiFi, you may have to

    April 1, 2009 • Views: 665

  • Vodafone UK HTC Magic launching May 1st

    Contrary to initial reports (and Vodafone UK’s own website), the HTC Magic is set to launch in the UK on May 1st.  The handset, announced back at Mobile World Congress in February, will be the second Android device to go

    April 1, 2009 • Views: 567

  • Exchange Contacts & Calendar sync app gets price-cut

    Microsoft Exchange support for Android is one of those things that can’t come too soon for many enterprise users, but until then there are apps that promise at least partial functionality.  Wrike’s

    April 1, 2009 • Views: 407