January, 2010

  • DROID OTA update boosting battery life?

    A minor OTA update for Motorola DROID users earlier this week could turn out to be more impressive than expected.  Initially believed to address some basic Facebook issues on the Android 2.0 smartphone, some users are now

    January 22, 2010 • Views: 231

  • Nexus One multitouch browser ROM hack released

    The absence of multitouch on the Google Nexus One has proved a frustrating limitation for many owners – and an arbitrary one, too, since the HTC hardware itself certainly supports recognizing more than one point of

    January 22, 2010 • Views: 323

  • $45 Nexus One Dock tipped in YouTube ad

    Google’s official Nexus One Dock looks to be imminent, going by an advert spotted running on a YouTube video recently.  The ad suggests that the dock will be priced at $45 and support charging the Nexus One, playing photo

    January 22, 2010 • Views: 331

  • Android Community App Directory launches!

    One of the features we get asked for most frequently here on Android Community is an applications directory, somewhere for developers to show off their hard work, users to file feedback and make suggestions, and generally a place

    January 21, 2010 • Views: 326

  • Fring update Android VoIP app: more stable, better audio

    Fring have released a new version of their Android messaging and VoIP app, which promises reduced battery consumption, improved audio quality on the DROID and Milestone, and better support for the Nexus One.  Fring v1.2.0.25

    January 21, 2010 • Views: 248

  • Motorola DROID $110 at Amazon

    Been considering a Motorola DROID but put off by the price tag?  Amazon may tip your hand; the retailer has slashed the subsidized cost of the DROID to $109.99, saving $90 compared to buying the Android 2.0 smartphone from

    January 21, 2010 • Views: 334

  • Garmin-ASUS Android phone due Q2 2010

    ASUS have announced plans to release several Android smartphones in 2010, though unlike Motorola they’re not quite ready to dump Windows Mobile.  According to Lin Zongliang,VP and general manager of the company’s

    January 21, 2010 • Views: 393

  • Amazon UK MP3 store hits Android

    Amazon’s MP3 download store has been a feature of US Android devices since the beginning, but its taken until now for the on-device media store to hit the UK.  Fresh to the Android Market, the app allows users to search

    January 21, 2010 • Views: 556

  • App to replace GUI for Android phones via SlideScreen [Video]

    Android’s default homescreen is simple, and as we all know, well…bland-ish. Larva Labs is stirring up some serious competition with their replacement GUI app, which is described as an almost Facebookian approach, and a

    January 20, 2010 • Views: 575

  • Nexus One keyboard issue recorded on video

    There’s been much irritated chatter on Nexus One issues, and some on its user interface hitches, but we now have a video of the phone’s onscreen keyboard acting up.  It’s intermittent, but still quite visible.  Check out

    January 20, 2010 • Views: 225