The Android Market reached a milestone today. Golf claps everyone as the 20,000th application has been added to the Android application catalog. Androlib has been tracking the Android Market since its... inception and has recorded the Market’s explosive growth. According to the data compiled by Androlib, submissions to the Android Market have been growing at an astounding rate with over 3,500 new...

DROID owners not satisfied with OS 2.0.1 should keep an eye on the work of some hackers over at Sholes.info. According to their latest post, a few daring members have installed Android 2.1 ripped... from the Nexus One onto their DROID. Not quite ready for prime time, the image used for the installation apparently does not properly preserve file system permissions which causes some problems...

We told you on Saturday that the rumors about the Google phone would come fast and furious and this weekend did not disappoint. To recap, we started off Friday night with the rumor that the Google phone... was real and in the hands of Google employees. This revelation was partially substantiated by Google in a blog post on Saturday that explained that the California-based company was indeed dogfooding a new...

An HTC handset with FCC ID NM8PB99100 and¬†the¬†model¬†name “NEXUSONE” has made its way though the revealing process of FCC approval. The documents posted by the FCC divulge the presence... of¬†cellular¬†radios supporting quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and UMTS/HSUPA (2Mbps up and 7.2Mbps down)¬†on 850/1700/1900 frequencies. Savvy readers will¬†immediately¬†recognize that 1700MHz is used for T...

The wild ride of Nexus One rumors continues into Monday morning with the first detailed images of the Nexus One making their debut at Engadget. The images reveal a rounded handset with touch-sensitive controls... on the front, a trackball, a large capacitive touchscreen display, Bluetooth, and WiFi. On the back is a 5MP camera with flash and a large QR code obscured by a sticky note. The sides are equally as simple with a...

The guys over at Android and Me uncovered a new online Android application store being developed by Motorola. Called SHOP4APPS, the new store will be web-based so you can access it using the mobile... browser on your handset or the full browser on your desktop. Motorola is also reportedly developing a dedicated Android client, MotoAppStore, which will provide a user friendly front end to the o...

We have to hand it to the folks over at xda-developers, they sure know how to hack an HTC phone. One of  the latest endeavors allows HTC Vogue owners to replace their stock Windows Mobile OS with Android... 1.6. The process is not for the faint of heart as Android will completely wipe out Windows Mobile. You can not dual boot and have both operating systems on your phone at the same time. Once you have sampled...

Leaked image of the Google Phone

Spotted at Twitter is supposedly the first image of the now infamous Google phone. This handset is a mirror of the HTC Passion image that... was leaked back in October. The only thing missing is the HTC logo on the top bezel, an omission that is consistent with this being a Google-branded phone. Take this one with a pinch of salt as the p...

Google phone to be called the Nexus One ANother little tidbit of information on the Google phone popped up on the Wall Street Journal this evening. According to the WSJ, the Google phone will be called... the Nexus One, will be manufactured by HTC, and sold online through Google. Google reportedly tweaked the Android OS, customizing everything down to the look and feel of each screen.

The floodgates...

Analyst Ben Wood of CCS Insight stepped out on a limb and predicted that handset manufacturers will produce a cornucopia of Android handsets in 2010. According to his estimates, there will be at least... fifty new models released in 2010 alone. Thus far, each manufacturer is rumored to be planning the following :

Motorola: is embracing Android in a big way and is expected to produce at least 10 han...