MWC 2009

  • Android Community Week In Review: Week 8 2009

    The Android platform finally got entrance of paid applications into the market this week, which many believe will finally give Android the edge it needs to compete with other smart phones. Purchase and payment takes place through

    February 22, 2009 • Views: 232

  • T-Mobile G2 (US-spec HTC Magic) outed by Google?

    Google took to the stage to unveil GMail’s offline functionality this week, but may have inadvertently announced something else, too: the T-Mobile G2.  Vic Gundotra, vice president of engineering, used the new HTC Magic to

    February 20, 2009 • Views: 338

  • Week-old Android build demoed on TI uber-dev-device

    Texas Instruments were demonstrating their Zoom OMAP34x-II Mobile Development Platform at Mobile World Congress this week, and among the software was a very recent build of Android.  In fact, according to the TI staff, the

    February 18, 2009 • Views: 349

  • HTC Magic hands-on: Gallery and Video

    You’ve seen the preliminary video, you’ve read the specs; now it’s time for the motherload of HTC Magic information.  We sat down with HTC’s digital communications manager, Eric Lin, to talk Android,

    February 18, 2009 • Views: 838

  • Huawei Android prototype at MWC09

    Usually it’s tough to get company reps to stop talking about their products long enough to escape from the booth, but someone seems to have failed to tell Huawei that.  The company announced back in January that it would

    February 18, 2009 • Views: 627

  • Google offline GMail webapp video demo from MWC09

    Google have developed a webapp version of GMail for Android that supports offline use, demonstrating it at a Mobile World Congress panel this morning.  The app – which caches not only the user data but also an executable

    February 18, 2009 • Views: 595

  • Top 10 UK Android Market apps revealed by T-Mobile

    T-Mobile UK have released a list of the top ten most popular Android applications, as downloaded to the T-Mobile G1 by users in the UK.  The list, which spans backup apps, shopping comparison search engines and horoscope

    February 17, 2009 • Views: 737

  • HTC Magic Android phone hands-on

    We know we said that HTC weren’t allowing live shots or video of the HTC Magic, but we couldn’t leave it at that. Non-final hardware or not, we know you guys are as excited by the Magic as we are, and still want to

    February 17, 2009 • Views: 893

  • Vodafone HTC Magic confirmed as second Android handset

    It’s been all quiet on the Android front here at Mobile World Congress, and for a while we worried we might end up leaving the show without seeing anything other than reference platforms and non-functional dummy phones. 

    February 17, 2009 • Views: 352

  • Samsung Android phone delayed until 2H 2009; no show at MWC

    Samsung will no longer be bringing an Android-based device to Mobile World Congress next week, and has reportedly delayed the release of its first Android smartphone to the second half of 2009.  The company was originally

    February 12, 2009 • Views: 587