Posts tagged Droid
The Android hacking community strikes yet again – they have managed to port Android 2.1 to T-Mobile G1. Drizzy, of AndroidSpin is the hero this time. He has succeeded in porting the Droid Android 2.1 ROM to the first commercial mobile phone from Google
UK based retailer Omio.com has released a list of top 10 cell phones for the 2009 in which HTC HD2 has managed to secure a spot ahead of iPhone 3GS. Even thought the multi-touch enabled HD2 from HTC managed to beat the premium iPhone from Apple, HTC Hero got the honors of securing the first spot.
Here is today’s post regarding Google Phone aka Nexus One. In the latest development, Nexus One has been declared as a Motorola Droid killer by Gizmodo’s Jason Chen . Does this mean that days of Droid the so called iPhone killer are counted? Well Motorola would be certainly hoping against that. Jason Chen got a hands-on experience with the Android 2.1 powered phone from Google and shared some interesting insights about his experience which we discuss below.
Clear Channel has unleashed iheartradio, a radio app for Android powered phones. The streaming radio app prior to this launch was already available for the iPhone and BlackBerry platform and it was only a matter of time before it was announced for the ever growing mobile platform from Google. The app is available for a free download. (Features listed below)
What was one thing that was missing from Motorola’s highly advertised Droid? WiFi Tethering would be one of the correct answers. Well the tethering capability is no longer missing. You can once again thank the Android hacking community (specifically DroidForums.net) for achieving this feat. From what we gather, not only this fix enables tethering over the Android powered phone but also enables the same capability over WiFi.
An hour ago, we informed you about the release of Milestone ROM for Droid which brings the multi-touch capabilities for Verizon’s Droid. What this means is now you can tap and pinch to zoom into images, browsers and your map app. To get this functionality you need to download and install the Milestone ROM, which is the focus of this post. (Setup instructions provided below)
Motorola Milestone ROM has been successfully ported to the high profile, Droid, thanks to the genius works of talented Android hackers. Why is this ROM so important? Well through this ROM you can get the multi-touch feature on your Verizon’s Droid you have always been waiting for, which Droid has always been capable of. (Video embedded at the end of the post)
A Russian site which goes by the name Mobiset.ru has managed to get their hands on Motorola’s Sholes Tablet and have shared with us its pictures. Sholes Tablet is believed to be the sequel of the highly advertised and promoted Droid. Droid 2.0 is another name attached to this device which is more powerful than Droid/Milestone. (Specs included below)
Here come today’s post regarding Google Phone aka Nexus One. This time we have got more details on the much talked about Android phone from Google. tnkgrl managed to get some hands-on time with the yet-to arrive Google subsidized phone and got more insight of the cool device on the features front. Features discussed below. The source which should be acknowledged for revealing this interesting bit of information says the phone looks more beautiful in hands than in pictures. It is believed to be faster than Droid.
AVG, the ever popular antivirus solution provider and Virgin Groups have joined hands and launched Virgin Digital Help. As the name implies, it is an initiative which provides support services for the digital world audience, that is anyone using mobile phone computer or any other gadget for that matter. It provides a Desktop Digital Helper tool which includes the free version of AVG 9.0. The inclusion of AVG’s antivirus is a pretty smart move, since AVG is known to detect and kick out most of the viruses out of your precious PC.
Here is a simple example to understand its usefulness – Lets say you purchase the cool looking iPhone this christmas and have problem configuring some of its options, can’t figure out a way out, then give Virgin Digital Help a try and they will hopefully solve your problem.