Archos 5

Good news for Archos 5 Internet Tablet owners as Archos has re-released the highly anticipated Android 1.6 update, an update that was released and then pulled... last month due to a major issue with the browser. All browser issues have been worked out and Archos owners can now install the new 1.7.33 firmware update which provides:

Optimization of applicat...

Early 2010 may be an exciting time for Android fans on T-Mobile. According to TmoNews, the MyTouch 3G is getting a small refresh with the addition of a 3.5mm headphone jack and will be launched on February... 10th in black and white. The MyTouch Slide, an HTC Magic with a QWERTY keyboard, will be hitting the shelves on May 17th in black, red and white. Last but not least is an unknown Motorola handset dubbed the...

Rogers faces another setback with its Android handsets. Text messages are being sent to owners of the HTC Magic asking them to turn off GPS as the same 911 software glitch that affects the Dream is... also present in the Magic. The nature of the glitch is unknown but owners are being instructed to keep the GPS off while HTC prepares a software update. Similar to the Dream, the HTC Magic has been p...

Android owners that subscribe to Verizon’s FiOS TV service can now download the new FiOS Mobile for Android. Developed by Verizon, the new application allows users to search TV listings and manage... their FiOS DVR remotely by scheduling new programs, viewing a list of recorded content and viewing scheduled content. Now if they would allow us to view our recorded content, then the world would be almos...

Remember the Android tablet from HTC that was supposedly going to debut at CES? The tablet and its super-secret unveiling never materialized and now we may know why. According to Anthony Petts, Australian... Sales and Marketing Director for HTC, both the Android and Chrome-based tablets are being shelved so the company can focus on a new crop of smartphones. Disappointing news for the tablet fans in our midst b...

The same folks that showed us a hands-on video of the Dell Mini 5 were kind enough to tear it down and give us a closer look at the hardware under the hood. On the inside of this lovely looking tablet... is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 1GHz processor, a 3G modem with SIM slot, a user-accessible microSD card slot, an internal microSD slot for on-board storage and/or the Android OS, a WiFi chipset, and a 1,530 m...

Acer recently refreshed its Aspire One D250 netbook, replacing Windows XP with both Windows 7 and Android. Yes, that’s right, Android on a commercially available netbook. The D250 is a true dual... boot solution, offering users the ability to boot into Windows 7 or Android during startup. A wonderful idea that, unfortunately, fails due to poor hardware design as the D250 lacks a touchscreen, a cri...

Motorola may have yet another Android handset in the works, a diminutive offering known as the MB511 “Ruth”. All the information we have on this new handset has been gleaned from a user... agent profile discovered on Motorola’s website, so details are sparse. The Ruth appears to an entry level handset, rivaling the HTC Tatoo as the most basic Android handset on the market and wil...

With little fanfare and nary a mention on Rhapsody’s website, Rhapsody has launched a beta version of its Android application. Similar to its iPhone counterpart, Rhapsody for Android lets you... stream your Rhapsody content straight to your Android smartphone via a WiFi or 3G internet connection. To get started, you will need to grab the APK from Rhapsody’s website using the link at th...

iSuppli did a teardown analysis of the Motorola DROID and discovered that the DROID, from a manufacturing point of view, is one of the most expensive handsets on the market. Total materials and assembly... costs for the DROID total $187.75, topping the $178.96 for the 16GB iPhone 3GS and the $174.15 for the Nexus One. The single most expensive part of the DROID was not some internal component but the $35 re...