Motoroi-XT720

According to yonhapnews.co.kr, the South Korean Government is aligning itself to ‘ban’ the Android market. Indeed, “Google Inc. may be... barred from operating an Android market place in South Korea, if it continues to circulate game contents without approval from the country’s regulating body, government officials said Thursday...

Dell Mini 5 loves Amazon

The Dell Mini 5 seems to be picking up pace at the moment, and the latest development with this piece of kit includes a host of services from... Amazon preinstalled to the hardware. The most interesting of which is a Kindle application. We’re reading inbetween the lines somewhat here as all the picture displays is a bullet point staying...

Opera Mini 5 Beta

Opera Mini is probably the most popular mobile web browser out there. It makes sense that Android has now received the anticipated upgrade to Opera Mini... 5. To put things into perspective, Opera Mobile 4 was made available for Android just over a year ago and since then it has been widely used as an alternative to the native Android browser on most Androi...

Originally designed for distribution by OEMs, Swype has reversed course and is opening up its software to the public as a limited beta. The public version of Swype supports HVGA and WVGA devices, English... and Spanish languages, and is feature-limited, though Swype does not identify which features have been removed from the OEM version. Initially, spots are limited so point your browser to Swype’s webs...

Microsoft's Tag

Just like in the past, Microsoft have gone ahead and released an application for a competitor’s operating system. Microsoft are well known in... the mobile industry for Windows Mobile, which despite what the naysayers chant, is a productive (and thanks to HTC), good-looking platform. However, in spite of developing their own operating system...

Yeah, yeah, I know.  A lot of videos from me lately.  The latest is a 9 minute demo of the new Connected Media Player that Motorola is putting into the new CLIQ XT (QUENCH) smartphone. It fetches... album art and lyrics from the internet, plays Shoutcast internet radio stations, and can search YouTube and other services for related content.  It event lets you post a message to Twitter or Facebo...

Google Earth for Android

Google just announced that its Google Earth application is now available for the Nexus One.  Google makes mention of the need for a fast processor... and 3D graphics, but does say that other Android 2.1 devices will be able to run it – and even specifically mentions the Motorola DROID for Verizon, which is waiting on its Android 2.1 update.  The...

An exciting new Google feature has been shown off at this year’s Mobile World Congress recently pairing Google Goggles and Google Translate to work together in a harmonious union.  The specific... example shown in the video after the jump, has the demonstrator taking a picture of a German dinner menu with Google Goggles, and having it translate to English only seconds later.  Quite a cool concep...

There have been a few articles circulating the web on what Franz Och, Director of Google’s translation services, has said about Google’s future of voice to voice translation and that it... was a goal of the company to implement it within the next few years.  For those impatient types (and aren’t we all?), let’s forget a few years and grab this feature now.  By downloading...

Motorola DROID for Verizon

It seems that DROID users are finally getting some multitouch love from Google, just as the Nexus One did earlier this week.  But unlike the... Nexus One, which got new multitouch versions of the browser, gallery, and Google Maps apps as part of an over the air firmware update, DROID users get only a new multitouch version of Google Maps throu...