Tag Archives: Android

Blast From The Past: T-Mobile Prepares To Launch The First Android Device

As we look back at the growth of the Android platform, it’s hard to believe that back on October 22nd of 2008, T-Mobile launched the T-Mobile G1 as the sole Android device on the market. Oh, how time flies when we’re having fun as we look back at what has become an explosion of growth inside the Android world. I came across this image as I was looking through some older emails … [read full article]

My 30 Day Android Challenge…Day 26

  Today marks the 27th day of my Android challenge and with three days left, attempts to really integrate Android into my life have risen to another level. At this point I’m neck-deep in wading through the wonders and disappointments of the Android platform. Most notable is my sudden commitment to finding the perfect launcher/lock-screen combination which has taken up far too much of my time. Before I get into that, I … [read full article]

“Because We May” Sale Puts A Ton Of Popular Android Games On Sale

Developers are uniting this weekend and putting a number of awesome Android titles on sale this weekend and if you’re a mobile gamer, you should be excited. They have a number of my own personal favorites including World of Goo, Canabalt HD, Anomaly Warzone Earth HD, Great Little War Game, Fieldrunners and more. There is some seriously awesome content mixed in here and the deal begins today, May 24th and runs through June … [read full article]

Android Continues March Toward World Marketshare Domination

We’re checking out IDC’s newest report for the first quarter of 2012 showing Google’s Android platform continuing it’s march toward global domination as its market-share climbs to 59%, with Apple a distant second at 23%. Also of little surprise was Samsung’s 45.4% of all Android smartphone shipments worldwide. The first quarter of 2012 saw a total of 152.3 million smartphones shipped of which 89.9 million were Android smartphones, 35.1 million were iOS followed … [read full article]

Windows Phone Owners And Haters Alike, Here’s A Lengthy List Microsoft Should Review

Warning: this article begs for a fanboy war in the comments and in this particular instance, I’m only asking to keep it clean as this is an interesting, if not completely subjective look at why Windows Phone may never be as successful as Android or even iOS without some drastic changes to the software. Don’t get me wrong, Windows Phone has incredibly smooth performance, but is that really enough to win over the masses? … [read full article]

TELUS Announces LTE-Enabled Galaxy S III, Is T-Mobile Getting One Too?

Earlier today, Samsung Mobile Canada and TELUS Mobility announced that TELUS customers will be getting the Samsung Galaxy S III. While specifications (and any changes from the international model) were scarce, what is known is that TELUS will be receiving an AWS LTE enabled version. Now, we’re interested in a T-Mobile USA Galaxy S III, so why do we care about TELUS in Canada getting a Galaxy S III? We care because TELUS … [read full article]

Android Claims Close To Two Thirds Of US Smartphone Market

Android is making its move to reclaim market share lost over the holidays as it jumps to 61%, a big jump over the 49% recorded in the fourth quarter of 2011. One the flip side, iOS dropped down to 29% market share, down from close to 41% it held during the last quarter of 2011. Apple’s typical holiday surges are a result of heavy demand for the iPhone 4S as customers rush to … [read full article]