Seems like it was just yesterday that we all were disappointed when we found out that AT&T will use Yahoo Search instead of Google Search in the Moto BackFlip and you will not have the ability to install apps from places other than the Android Market. Well folks, they’ve done it again. The upcoming Dell Aero, a renamed Mini 3, will be locked down as well.
Well, this came as a complete surprise to me. The Galaxy S will be the strongest handset as far as graphics and gaming goes when it is released (unless something stronger is in the making). Once you pair this outstanding GPU with its beautiful SUPER AMOLED display and powerful processor, you will have a handset that truly rivals today’s mobile gaming platforms.
Keeping all your iTunes music is a deciding factor for most potential Android users. iTunes has been around for years and many people use it as their main source of music storage. Most people decide to stick with the iPhone just because of the iTunes integration. Now you can keep all your music in iTunes and sync them to your Android device thanks to MP3tunes.
The most popular online dating site has just released an app for Android. You can now find your soul mate (fling) right from your Android handset. This is a free download in the Android Market. Who knows, you may very well be the next person in one of their commercials discussing your success story and it all started from your Android phone.
The myTouch 3G may not be the best Android phone but it is definitely the most customizable Android yet. So far there are two versions and a collector edition dubbed “Fender”. It also has the most accessories available and from the looks of this newest introduction, it will continue to have new accessories made specifically for it. Today T-Mobile announced that it will be offering an inductive charging pad called the Go Charging Pad.
The charging pad will likely look similar to the one in the picture above. When you buy this pad, it will come with a special back plate that allows the phone to be charged by simply laying the phone on top of it. There a charging pad similar to this on the market now and if you have one you will feel right at home using this one. The pad will become available via T-Mobile retail stores in the coming weeks and a price has not been set.
BlueAnt Wireless is one of the industry leaders in handsfree technologies. They are throwing their hat into the world of Android with their upcoming BlueAnt Q1 application. This app reads your text messages via Bluetooth to your Q1 headset. It also helps you pair your device and include a direct link to BlueAnt Customer Service.
A member of the xda-developers forum called yrreP claims to have received an email at work that outlines the schedule of the Android 2.1 update to the HTC Hero/T-Mobile G2. Most readers of this article seem to believe that it is true.
Reports are starting to surface from South Korean government officials that the Android Market may be banned. The games in the Android Market have not yet received approval from the nation's regulating body, the Games Ratings Board. This may cause the entire Market to be excluded from South Korean Android devices.
Android in your Kitchen? Ikan has a device that builds a shopping list from items you scan or input before disposing of them. Place this on the counter or mount it near the trash can and it will help you keep track of everything you need to replace when you go grocery shopping.