cobra-joyride

It’s been said so many times already, yet people still have a need to use their mobile phones when they are driving. Because of this, there are several Android phones that offer a Car Mode... app that can either be built-in or downloaded through the Android Market. Once in this mode, there are some additional steps that need to be taken unfortunately.

To get rid of this, Cobra Elect...

htc-googlemap

A few years ago, GPS devices were selling like hotcakes! Everyone wanted to have a piece of them and if you didn’t have one in your car, you’re not cool. This has turned into the opposite,... nowadays. If you were still using your GPS unit, then you’re not cool. So what did people use to navigate directions? Their smartphones, of course!

But when it comes to such apps, there’s not...

Plan B

Now that you can track your phone’s location online, and even track other people’s locations, it is almost impossible to lose your phone given that you have an application that tracks... your device’s locations. But what happens when you don’t have one of those programs installed? Now, thanks to Lookout Labs, you can turn to Plan B. More specifically, if you lost your phone and...

Don't you just love free apps?

There are a total of more than 150,000 Android apps out on the market now. The overwhelmingly huge amount of application choices can be mind-boggling to a new Android phone user. Here is an attempt... to make the decision a little easier. Presented below are some apps that by their features and popularity can be labeled as ‘must-haves’. They cover most of the common uses and aspects of an Andr...

Next week at IFA in Berlin, Germany, ViewSonic is expected to launch two new Android tablets.  The ViewPads, as the company has hinted they will be called, will come in both 7-inch and 10-inch flavors. ... Both devices are expected offer speedy 3G and WiFi connectivity, dual cameras, microSD support, GPS, and a USB port.

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A possible T-Mobile USA Motorola Android device has shown up on the FCC’s site for use in the U.S.  The phone looks nearly identical to the MOTOROI, which runs Android and began shipping earlier... this year in other markets.  The unannounced MB710, as it is labeled, supports WCDMA 3G data on the 1700MHz AWS frequency band as well as EDGE and features a large touchscreen display, an 8 megapixel ca...

As part of its Thanksgiving weekend super-sale, Alk Technologies is offering its popular GPS navigation software, CoPilot Live 8, for a mere $19.99. CoPilot is an excellent navigation tool for Android... 1.5 and earlier devices which lack the navigation feature found in the latest version of Google Maps. For those that do have Google Maps with navigation, CoPilot is a nice alternative for those times wh...

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Google has announced that it has added the same voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation capability as possessed by Android 2.0 to its Android 1.6 platform.

The... new navigation-capable version of Maps is available in the United States through the Android Market.

T-Mobile’s G1 and myTouch 3G currently run the Android 1.6 operating system and can therefore run...