Posts tagged Android
The mobile world has become accustomed to hearing news of mobile OS ported to mobile devices of other platform. But you are bound to be shocked when you hear news of a PC based OS running on a mobile phone. Get prepared for another shock, Windows 3.1 has been ported to Nexus One. See the video proof after the jump.
Attention UK based Android fans waiting to get their hands on the Orange UK exclusive, HTC Desire Black Edition. The moment you have been impatiently waiting for has arrived. The UK arm of Orange has got its overly due shipment full of HTC Desire and is now waiting for you to purchase it.
When it rains it pours. Uptil now, we had only heard of Verizon working on Tablets but we were never aware of the manufacturers involved in this interesting project neither we had any idea of the release dates. Verizon has changed all that as its CEO has given Q4 as the release date for the Android tablets.
What will you call the younger brother of HTC Desire? Desire junior? You can call it by any name you like. However HTC folks have named it HTC Wildfire. Before you start thinking on the wrong lines, let me tell you the specs set is still amazing. The Taiwanese cell phone manufacturers are looking to promote this device as a social networking gadget for the young guns, something which Microsoft adopted for its recently launched social networking phone, Kin. More details on the specifications after the jump.
Here comes the news many Canadians have been waiting for. The super duper HTC Desire is coming to your land with Telus as usual performing the carrier duties. Don’t be surprise if you hear the name HTC Triumph used instead of HTC Desire because this is the name by which the Canadian carriers will be offering the cell phone.
Yesterday, we shared with you the sensational news of the much awaited Android 2.1 update for Sprint HTC Hero leaking out. Even though the leaked update has a few security concerns, few folks decided to give it a try which includes Droid Dog as well. As a matter of fact, the Android based blog have published a video that shows you how to install the leaked update.
Remember the last time we reported the status of the Android port to iPhone 3G? The port was completed successfully with the exception of audio support. Well the audio support is now functional and all that is left now is the release of the binaries and a supporting how to guide to bring Android on iPhone.
Don’t know why to choose an Android phone? Well, who better than Google CEO Eric Schmidt can answer this question and give you a reason to go for Google’s open source mobile eco system. This is what he precisely did while speaking to the investors at the Google HQs. He revealed that on an average, 65,000 Android phones are being sold on a daily basis. Just multiply this number by 30 days and you will yourself Android is a widely and wildly growing phenomena.
The wait is finally over for the New York Times readers waiting to get an Android specific app for their cool smartphones. New York Times for Android is a real deal and is available as a free download from the Android Market.
Want an undeniable reason to upgrade to the upcoming Android 2.2? Well no need to look any further as Android Police have started some benchmark work comparing the performance between the Android 2.2 and Android 2.1. What’s the conclusion of their work so far. You would be a fool not to upgrade to the latest Android firmware known as Froyo.