January, 2010

  • Google voice recognition slices out swearing

    We’re guessing a large number of people were screaming profanities at their Nexus One handsets this weekend, not out of frustration with the phone itself but to test out Google’s apparent voice recognition censorship.

    January 25, 2010 • Views: 389

  • Truphone hits Nexus One but causes Google Voice instability?

    Truphone have updated their Android VoIP app to support the Google Nexus One.  The software – Truphone v3.0.2 – now supports the Nexus One, T-Mobile Pulse, HTC G1, Hero and Magic, and offers free WiFi VoIP calls

    January 25, 2010 • Views: 416

  • Motorola MOTOSPLIT dual-slider arriving AT&T Q3?

    Motorola’s ambitious Android plans for 2010 mean that leaking the odd handset or two is inevitable, and the latest render looks to have squeezed through the corporate security net.  According to Engadget this is the

    January 25, 2010 • Views: 461

  • Nokia N900 dual boot Android and Maemo 5 caught on video!

    There isn’t much to go on here but as you can see from the video below, it’s very possible to dual boot Android and Maemo 5 on the Nokia N900. The video doesn’t offer any sound nor a how-to DIY but surely someone will post

    January 23, 2010 • Views: 889

  • Motorola deny DROID OTA update

    Here’s an odd one for you: while some users have reported receiving an OTA (over-the-air) firmware update for their Motorola DROID this past week, Motorola themselves have just announced via Twitter that there has been no

    January 22, 2010 • Views: 351

  • Samsung Galaxy Portal i5700 hits UK

    Samsung’s i5700 Android smartphone has been known by a few different names since we first spotted it last year: the Samsung Galaxy Mini, for instance, and the Samsung Spica when it got its Korean launch.  Now, headed to

    January 22, 2010 • Views: 368

  • Seven HTC Android phones tipped in user profiles

    HTC’s upcoming Android device portfolio has seemingly been revealed, courtesy of some overzealous publishing of handset user profiles.  The seven devices – complete with screen resolution and keyboard details –

    January 22, 2010 • Views: 541

  • Sprint HTC Hero and HTC Tattoo kernel source released

    Modders start your engines!  HTC have released the kernel source code for both the HTC Tattoo – their entry level Android device – and the Sprint version of the HTC Hero.  Each package is available from HTC’s

    January 22, 2010 • Views: 293

  • Lenovo Lephone not just for China

    Lenovo have confirmed that, despite some rival Android handsets seeing their Chinese launch delayed, they plan to push ahead with the Lenovo Lephone launch there nonetheless.  Of interest to the rest of us, however, is

    January 22, 2010 • Views: 548

  • Gigabyte GSmart caught in wild

    Initial shots of Gigabyte’s rumored GSmart Android phone made it look a bit, well, janky to our eyes, and a new set of live images aren’t doing much to improve matters.  Russian site mobile-review have acquired a few

    January 22, 2010 • Views: 247