Quake 3 on the Samsung Galaxy S

They always say the proof is in the pudding. In this case, the Samsung Galaxy S serves up a whole lot of gibs and gore. Entering the arena... is the new comer from Samsung, the Galaxy S, against the original and reigning champion Nexus One from HTC. Android Police report that the Nexus One can render 22 million triangles per second. Not bad...

AppStore HQ breakdown

A really interesting piece from the AppStore HQ blog has emerged. Sure, it is designed to promote their brand, but the findings are rather interesting.... According to the company, iOS developers out-number Android developers more than 4:1. Around 10% of Android developers also develop for the iOS, but a measly 3% that develop for the iOS actually develop for...

Google Nexus One

A forum thread over at XDA-Developers has revealed that the Google Nexus One is receiving yet another official OTA update to Android 2.2, bringing the... build up to FRF91. The word on the street is that this update is a security fix, and as one XDA forum poster notes; “My guess would be that it’s probably a fix to the exploit which allows...

Android 2.2 on Nokia N900

It seems as though the development community for Android is growing and achieving great things almost weekly now. We just announced that Android... 2.1 has successfully ported to the HTC HD2, which is a wonderful achievement. Now, Android 2.2, aka Froyo, has found its way over to the Nokia N900. Another fantastic feat of accomplishment. As it stands...

Android on the HTC HD2

A group of developers called HTC Linux have put together a YouTube video revealing a working port of Ubuntu and Android 2.1 on the HTC HD2 WinMo... device.

We use the word ‘working’ loosely as both Ubuntu and Android are buggy, but the foundations are certainly in place. As you might expect, much of the work is documented over...

Motorola CLIQ

Motorola has decided to take more time to ensure a proper upgrade for users of its CLIQ and DEXT Android devices.  Originally Motorola planned a Q2 upgrade... to Android 2.1 but has since stated:

“For those asking for an update regarding a software upgrade on CLIQ in the U.S., we’ve made a decision to take more time on the release to optimize...

Rumors have been swirling about Google’s next update to the Android OS, 3.0 Gingerbread.  We have heard that the release would come in Q4 and now we have something even more specific, a mid-October... release date, possibly the 15th or 16th.

Other details from Rumor Czar Eldar Murtazin Russian podcast include a revamped UI (user interface), new 1280×760 resolution availability for devices wit...

Google Nexus One

It is official. Google have now released the fabled update to Android 2.2 (aka Froyo) for the Nexus One. As you may no doubt be aware, Google actually... rolled out a Froyo update back in May to a handful of Nexus One devices. Of course, this version found its way online and coders around the world did their part to bring the update to all sorts of And...

The Motorola Droid X

The DROID Incredible was a hotly anticipated Android smartphone from HTC that has been on back-order for much of the time since it launched. Orders... for this device are numerous and, in truth, Verizon have shown a few signs that they are struggling with the demand. After a moment of genius, Verizon are now offering users the ability to switch from...

Google Docs Viewer

Google have released a mobile version of Google Documents for devices running Android and i(Phone)OS. This will help you to view PDFs, .ppt, .doc and... .docx files that you have uploaded to your documents list, without needing to download the file.

The new viewer also allows users to seemlessly switch between pages and pan/zoom within a given p...