September, 2009

  • Did Motorola deny Verizon an Android phone?

    When Motorola held its event this month to introduce its Android handset the Cliq, many expected two handsets to be shown. The reality was that only the T-Mobile Cliq was unveiled leading to some speculation.

    September 15, 2009 • Views: 427

  • GyPSii goes live on Android

    The Android platform has a new app today that has been available on other platforms already called GyPSii. The app allows Android users to access and create geo-tagged content in real-time with friends and the community.

    September 15, 2009 • Views: 376

  • Motorola roadmap shows Cliq in October

    Last week the wraps came of the first Motorola Android-powered handset called the Cliq. We already know most of what there is to know about the device, save the key detail of launch date.

    September 14, 2009 • Views: 234

  • Android browser is great for search tasks

    According to PC World, the Android browser competes very well with the iPhone and Palm Pre thanks to its tight integration with Google. The browser also excels at search related tasks reports the publication. The address bar acts

    September 14, 2009 • Views: 221

  • LG GW620 Android smartphone gets official

    LG’s first Android handset has made its official debut, in the shape of the LG GW620.  A slider device with a pull-out QWERTY keyboard and 3-inch touchscreen, LG’s press information for the GW620 doesn’t

    September 14, 2009 • Views: 773

  • HTC Hero ROM 2.73.405.5 rolling out [Update 2]

    The much anticipated HTC firmware update for the Hero seems to be on its way, with ROM version 2.73.405.5 showing up on the company’s Nordic support site.  Tipped to address issues of slow screen transitions, sluggishness

    September 11, 2009 • Views: 327

  • Motorola DEXT hits Orange UK from early October

    Motorola UK have confirmed that their new Motorola DEXT – the name for the Motorola CLIQ outside of the US – will go on sale through carrier Orange from early October.  Pre-orders for the handset will begin on

    September 11, 2009 • Views: 307

  • Spotify goes back to invite only status

    In the immortal words of a great (if animated) American, Home Simpson, D’oh. The Spotify application has reportedly gone back to invite only status. The app only recently hit the Android market, and if you didn’t grab

    September 11, 2009 • Views: 168

  • Locle Friend finder for Android

    An Irish company called Locle has announced its new social networking service for the Android platform. The service is also reportedly available for the iPhone as well. The Locle platform allows a new Friend Finder app to

    September 11, 2009 • Views: 343

  • Motorola CLIQ (aka DEXT) hands-on video demo

    After being, frankly, very impressed at the announcement of Motorola’s first Android smartphone yesterday, we caught up with the CLIQ (aka Motorola DEXT) afterwards for a hands-on demo.  Motorola were being coy with the

    September 11, 2009 • Views: 338