Tag Archives: Android

First Impressions Of HTC Sense 4.0 Arrives To The Internets

HTC Sense is undoubtedly one of the most well-known skins among all the Android platforms — with its huge clock it’s both distinctive and instantly recognizable. Well, the boys at PocketNow had a chance to check out a non-final version of HTC Sense 4.0 who have been told to expect its arrival on upcoming HTC devices like the HTC Ville and HTC Edge. First and foremost we’re told to look out for … [read full article]

Samsung Ranks As Most Preferred Android Brand In The United States

There is little question that at 47% of the smartphone market in the United States, Android is easily the most popular platform. It should come as little surprise then as we break down 47% of the market that Samsung, the biggest smartphone maker in the world as of Q3 2011, scores highest in brand preference. Following Samsung are Motorola, HTC and LG, along with Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE. The latter companies stay … [read full article]

The LG X3, LG’s Second Quad-Core Phone…Will It Come To T-Mobile?

Chalk this rumor up firmly in the “I have no idea if it will come true, but I absolutely hope it does” category as the boys from PocketNow have discovered what is believed to be LG’s second quad-core handset. Running a Tegra 3 chipset, 4.7″ 1280×720 display, the X3 is said to have a sub nine-millimeter profile. The rear camera is said to be the 8 megapixel variety with the front facing camera … [read full article]

Ice Cream Sandwich Powered HTC Ville Coming To T-Mobile?

Oh what excellent timing…right on the heels of our report on T-Mobile’s first quarter device roadmap, comes a report from the boys at PocketNow indicating the HTC Ville, an Ice Cream Powered Android device is headed to Magenta. Like PocketNow, we aren’t particularly surprised by this report given T-Mobile’s love for high-end HTC hardware. The Ville is reported to sport a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 4.3″ qHD display, point-and-shoot quality camera and a … [read full article]

Untethered Podcast Episode 3 live tonight on Ustream!

Hey, all. Taylor here. I’m just dropping in to remind everyone that it’s Wednesday and we will be holding our third episode of the Untethered Podcast on Ustream tonight at 8 PM Eastern. We will be talking about all things Android (and other operating systems, too), coffee, how crazy David is and who knows what else. So join us in the Ustream chat room at 8(ish) for all kinds of … [read full article]

Google’s Andy Rubin Says 3.7 Million Android Devices Activated During Christmas Weekend

A big congrats to Google’s Andy Rubin announcing this morning via a Google+ posting that Android activations eclipsed 3.7 million during Christmas weekend. Stated another way, between December 24th and 25th, Android saw a whopping 3.7 million Android devices activated. “There were 3.7M Android activations on 12/24 and 12/15. Congrats team-Android.” The boom in Android growth has also led to the Android Market passing 10 billion downloads earlier this month. These … [read full article]

(Updated: YouMail Is Back In The Market, T-Mobile Not At Fault!) T-Mobile: We Asked YouMail To Fix Its App In November

Update: We just got word from YouMail that they are back on the market! There is a lengthy blog post that helps explain want led up to the removal and eventual return of the app. Glad to see YouMail is back! After a T-Mobile complaint, Google pulled YouMail’s voicemail app from the Android Market on Tuesday without any warning. YouMail’s CEO, Alex Quilici took to his company’s blog and … [read full article]

HTC Sensation 4G Update Incoming, Hi There Bug Fixes

Users of the HTC Sensation 4G should be on the lookout for a new software update that will help improve device performance and stability. Oh how we do love updates that help our phones perform better. T-Mobile began pushing out the update yesterday and a staggered rollout will continue through January 15th. If you want the update now, you can try to push it manually by pressing Menu > About phone > … [read full article]

ComputerWorld Releases Mega-Guide For Ice Cream Sandwich Update, Which Devices Will Get it?

As excited as we all are for the official release of the Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 update in the United States, many of you are asking one important question: “Will my device receive the update?” The answers are coming slowly as information from the manufacturers starts to trickle out regarding specific  devices and timeframes but if you’re looking for the most comprehensive list online, look no further than ComputerWorld. JR Raphael, … [read full article]