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Cowboys & Aliens To Hit Your Android Screens

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by on August 21, 2011 11:35 pm
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The summer film Cowboys & Aliens may not have been a blockbuster hit, but you have to admit it had a pretty fun and awesome concept to it: aliens and cowboys going up head-to-head against each other. Alien invading is pretty much one of the oldest tropes in the SF…

It seems that the new Dell Aero smartphone is available for purchase with or without an AT&T contract.  But before you get too excited, this little bugger runs atop of Android 1.5. That’s right, Cupcake. Still interested? Well then, the Aero measures 11.6 x 121.92 x 57.9mm in size, features…

Update: Rogers HTC Magic upgrade offer

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by on January 13, 2010 9:13 am
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It was reported a few days ago that Rogers would be allowing HTC Dream owners the chance to upgrade to an HTC Magic due to the fact that the Dream would not get an OS update past it’s current iteration of 1.5.  This was great news but the details were…

Android 2.1 spotted on the HTC Hero

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by on November 30, 2009 4:02 pm
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Folks with the HTC Hero and the DROID Eris have been plowing along with Android 1.5 while HTC updates its Sense UI to be fully compatible with Android 2.0. The wait might be over as screen shots, purportedly of the HTC Hero rocking Android 2.1, have surfaced at the French…

In a post on the Android Developers Blog, Jeff Sharkey demonstrated the use of the new homescreen widget support that is now part of the Android 1.5 software developer kit.  These new widgets can provide live data snippets on the home screen and link in to full featured apps, if…

Haykuro’s Blog has recently announced that they have successfully ported software from the HTC Magic/G2 to be run on the T-Mobile G1.  While the build is being reported as completely stable, you may still experience some issues (as listed on the Google Project site).  The installation requires root access and…

Romain Guy at the Android Developers Blog posted a little bit about some of the UI changes that we’ll see in Android 1.5.  In the image above, for example, you can see what the “New Contact” screen looks like on 1.5 (the right), and how it appears on the current…