We all thought that Verizon would be the one to lock down Android. Verizon chose the other option and allowed Android to breath and mainly left its core untouched. In comes AT&T, first they stripped out Google Search in every area of the device but that's just the tip of the iceberg.
Swedish developer Polarbit is hard at work creating multiple 3D games for Android. Polarbit announced today that they are releasing a sequel to their best selling title Raging Thunder. Raging Thunder 2 features cross-platform six player games, upgradeable cars, and ten new animated tracks.
This phone isn't even out yet the specs keep getting better and better. The Desire is the hottest Android around the web since the Nexus One. This snapdragon Sense UI monster will surely be another hit for HTC, DivX support will be added at some point to the Desire.
Fritz has a new Android app that allows you to connect via the WLAN and can be used for landline telephone calls and other FRITZ!Box functions. Two boxes premiered at this years CeBit, the FRITZ!Box WLAN 3370 with VDSL and the latest WLAN N technology and the FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 6360 with cable modem.
Developer Edward Kim is undoubtedly pleased with his $13,000/month from the Car Locator app in the Android Market. He states that he made this app as a side project while vacationing with family. Not bad for a side project, this app finished third in Google's Android Developer Challenge 2.
Another day, another tablet. These things are coming out of the woodwork, it seems there are a few new ones being introduced every other week. Tablets are making a comeback in the mobile world but for how long? Hivision hopes to make a huge splash in the tablet market with their new Android SpeedPad.
is a method of converting bytecode into native machine code, rather than Android’s Dalvik VM simply interpreting the bytecode. This speeds up apps and overall performance drastically. Cyanogen’s Nexus One build Beta 3 included JIT and has set the top speed on BenchmarkPi; OpenEclair 1.0.1 included JIT and absolutely flew.
One of the new features that was introduced to Android with the release of the Nexus One and Android 2.1 was the voice to text input. This feature has now been duplicated and is available now for all Android devices. The folks over at Better Android has just released Better Keyboard V5.0.
It been a long time coming but the guys over at Bendroid have finally released the 3rd chapter in their popular horror game. Mystique Chapter 3 Obitus is now available for download in the Android Market for only $2.99. This will surely be a hit just like the previous ones.
Slacker, Inc. has finally unveiled their v2.0 of their software for Android handsets the big update in this new version is that Slacker Radio Plus. This edition allows users to cache their favorite radio stations and listen to them offline. That means you can have your music with you whether you have a data connection or not. This is great for users that has Android devices with no data plans. You can hop on WIFI, cache all your music and still have it with you while you are on the go.