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Today Verizon Wireless officially launched the Motorola DROID 2, which will go on pre-sale on August 11 (tomorrow) and be in stores on August 12.  It runs on the Android 2.2 smartphone OS and comes with the Adobe Flash 10.1 player built-in. Motorola says it has listened to its customers…

Dolphin HD Android browser video tour

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by on August 2, 2010 10:40 am
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Dissatisfied with your Android smartphone’s stock web browser, but just too damn lazy to try out Dolphin HD yourself?  I’ve got just the thing for you! Here’s a video tour I shot on my Samsung Vibrant of some of the cool features available on the free Dolphin HD web browser. …

Well, somebody had to be first, and it seems that Sprint will be the first carrier (U.S., at least) to offer the Android 2.2 Froyo OS update to its users – specifically, to its HTC EVO 4G users.  According to a Sprint Community blog post: Sprint will be the first…

Today Google unveiled a new Android Market licensing system for developers to use in their apps instead of the copy protection system Google currently offers. This new API will allow an application to verify that it was properly purchased at run time, via a call to Google’s servers, and should…

Yesterday I shot some video footage of the Motorola i1, the first Android powered smartphone to work on iDEN push-to-talk networks, such as those run by Sprint Nextel and Boost Mobile in the USA. The i1 features a solid design that is resistant to dust, shock, and rain.  It runs…

I just finished uploading my two part video on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini and Xperia X10 mini pro Android smartphones. In spite of the fact that I really disliked the original Xperia X10, the mini and mini pro models, which are much, much smaller than the original, are…

While it doesn’t come as an over the air download, it is now possible for Cellular South customers to manually update their HTC Hero smartphones to the Android 2.1 operating system. The download file and instructions for applying it can be found on the Cellular South website. [via Phandroid]

According to the Verizon support site, a firmware update for the LG Ally is on its way out to customers. The update will take the phone to firmware version VS740ZV8. It offers the following improvements: Increased QWERTY keyboard operability Streamlined alert functions Improved usability with alert sounds for authentication or…

HTC Wildfire review and videos

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by on July 15, 2010 8:41 am
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Russell Jefferies wrote a review of the new HTC Wildfire for our sister site, MobileBurn.com.  The Wildfire is very much like the high-end HTC Desire, except for a downgraded screen, CPU, and price. Here’s an excerpt from the full HTC Wildfire review: The HTC Wildfire is one of HTC’s latest…