June, 2009

  • HTC Hero launches: HTC Sense UI and Flash

    We’re at HTC’s London press event this morning, and as expected the company announced the HTC Hero.  The third Android smartphone from HTC, the Hero has the same 3.2-inch HVGA capacitive touchscreen, HSPA and WiFi

    June 24, 2009 • Views: 526

  • IBM unveils cool Android app for Wimbledon

    We have talked before about altered reality browsers and applications for the Android platform. The applications take things like photos or maps and overlay them with data from local users. IBM has announced a new Android app

    June 23, 2009 • Views: 614

  • Flash player 10 coming to Android in October

    One of the many glaring omissions still not featured on the iPhone is support for Flash. Rumors keep circulating that Flash will be coming to the iPhone, but that has failed to happen and unless something big changes this isn’t

    June 22, 2009 • Views: 416

  • T-Mobile myTouch 3G gets official

    As expected, T-Mobile USA have announced the myTouch 3G, their second Android handset and the follow-up to the T-Mobile G1.  Recognizable as the HTC Magic – which Android Community reviewed in back in May – the phone

    June 21, 2009 • Views: 613

  • Control Rovio robot with Android phone

    I like robots as much as the next geek and when they have web cams built-in that will allow me to see what’s going on in another room without having to get off my lazy duff I am all the more interested. The Rovio robot

    June 19, 2009 • Views: 803

  • Huawei Android-powered U8230 coming to T-Mobile

    T-Mobile’s next Android-powered handset may well be the Huawei U8230 mobile phone. The Chinese maker of mobile phones announced today that T-Mobile would be selling the device starting late next quarter in Europe. The

    June 18, 2009 • Views: 471

  • Boingo Wireless app available for Android

    3G connectivity for smartphones is great; the reality of a connection that promises mobile broadband speeds is that often the connection speed isn’t nearly as fast as the user desires. Thankfully, most high-end phones offer

    June 17, 2009 • Views: 719

  • World’s first augmented reality browser coming to Android

    You say augmented reality to me and I immediately start thinking virtual reality with gloves and massive headsets. That’s not really what the Layar augmented reality browser (that will be coming to the Android store soon)

    June 16, 2009 • Views: 444

  • Garmin-ASUS Android phone by end of 2009; ditching own Linux OS

    Garmin-ASUS have confirmed that, following the launch of their nuvifone G60 sometime in the second half of 2009, they will switch to solely using Android and Windows Mobile in future devices.  The first Android-based Garmin-ASUS

    June 16, 2009 • Views: 1977

  • Android Google Maps gets Latitude, voice search and transit directions

    Google Maps for Android is now even better than before, thanks to new features and a few fixed issues with Google Latitude.  You can now search Google Maps for Android simply by speaking your query and Google Maps will search it

    June 16, 2009 • Views: 282