Android

News, reviews and articles that are related to the topic of Android devices, operating system or applications.

Sprint’s First Android Device – HTC Hero

Sprint customers will finally get a taste of Android on October 11, with the HTC Hero. The HTC Hero offers synchronization for built-in Google mobile services, including Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, and YouTube as well as access to more than 8,000 applications built on the Android platform. This is the model that I’ve been …

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Zii Egg and the Plaszma OS

This is interesting;  The Zii EGG. Using Andriod and the OS called Plaszma, Zii is calling this the cornerstone of ‘Stem Cell Computing’. With this unit that means 24 floating point processors delivering 8 GFLOPS of computing power using a ZMS-05 ARM dual core chip. The EGG hardware also sports Open GL ES graphics capabilities, …

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Wrapsol Protection System Review

The Wrapsol protection system is a family of products that strive to wrap your various devices in a sheath of protecting film. They sent me a pile of systems, and I tried the Android G1, iPod Touch, and Sony PSP systems for this review. Essentially the system is the same for any supported device, but …

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HTC Sense user interface on the new HTC Hero looks yummy!

HTC has announced the HTC Hero smartphone today and a new user interface called HTC Sense to go along with it. The Hero is a quad band GSM Android phone that has the same basic shape of the G1 that I reviewed awhile back. It still has the ‘chin’, but does not have the slide …

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Android Market Now Accepting Priced Apps

I just received an email with news about the Android Market. If you’re not familiar with the Android Market, it’s the application store on Android G1 smartphones. Until now, all of the apps have been free. But now US and UK developers will be able to submit priced apps. These priced apps will start showing …

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A Week with the Android G1 Smartphone – Day 5, 6 & 7

I’ve spent a whole week with the Android G1 smartphone and during the last seven days I have found many things to like about this phone, as well as several things that I don’t. I’ll go into those likes and dislikes as well as some info on the following features: Music, Video, Camera GPS / …

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A Week with the Android G1 Smartphone – Day 1 & 2

I covered the Android G1’s hardware features in the first part of this series (link at the very end of this post). Now I want to tell you all about my first couple of days using the G1, including the following: Moving my calendar and contact info from my Mac to the fluffy Google cloud …

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A Week with the Android G1 Smartphone

Once I had completed my week with the Blackberry Storm, I asked everyone for some advice on which phone they thought I should choose for my next review. After a few days, the overwhelming choice was the Android G1 Smartphone otherwise known as the Google phone. I’m going to try it out for the next …

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