The New Android Market Looks Like a Windows Phone App—Which Means It…

Google just launched a new Android Market for Android 2.2+ users and added book and movie downloads to the Market. What's bigger news to me though, is that sticking true to Google's recent trend, Android Market looks a lot better. » 7/12/11 5:31pm 7/12/11 5:31pm

ViewSonic ViewPad 10Pro—Another Attempt at the Windows/Android Dream

ViewSonic has yet another Android device on the way, in the form of the ViewPad 10Pro. It's an updated version of its disastrous dual-booting ViewPad 10 tablet which laughably arrived in late 2010 only able to run Android 1.6. The new Pro model combines Windows 7 and Android 2.2 for a much less embarrassing user… » 2/11/11 5:00am 2/11/11 5:00am

Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant Getting Android 2.2 Froyo Tomorrow, Says T-Mo

Worried that your Samsung Vibrant was going to be stuck with Android 2.1 forevermore? Worry not! T-Mobile's chief marketing officer Cole Brodman told PCMag that Vibrant users can expect to see the Froyo upgrade starting tomorrow, with all users getting bumped within a few weeks. Going forward, Brodman explained, T-Mo… » 1/20/11 2:21pm 1/20/11 2:21pm

The Problem With Android Updates, Again (Or: Why Samsung Galaxy Phones …

If you own a Samsung Galaxy Android device, there's a good chance you're expecting an update to the second-most-recent release of Android, version 2.2, aka Froyo. It has not arrived! A purported insider explains why. Short version: Money. Updated. » 1/18/11 4:05pm 1/18/11 4:05pm

T-Mobile G2 Review: The Purest Android Experience You Can Get

The official sequel to the first Googlephone, the T-Mobile G2 is a long time coming. In a market where carriers molest the open OS anew every time a new handset drops, this is the Android phone for the Android nerd. » 10/13/10 11:00am 10/13/10 11:00am

Motorola Droid Pro: It's Like a BlackBerry Impregnated by Android

The Motorola Droid Pro on Verizon isn't what we expected: It's a like a Motorola Droid, but with a BlackBerry keyboard bolted on the bottom. Or like a BlackBerry Torch that's permanently stuck open, running Android. Take your pick. Weird. » 10/05/10 7:25pm 10/05/10 7:25pm

How To Upgrade Your Droid X To Android 2.2 Right Now

Hey, Droid X owners! Verizon's over-the-air Froyo update for the Motorola Droid X, scheduled to arrive in coming weeks, has leaked and is available for both rooted and non-rooted phones. As always, be careful, but you can find details on the Droid X upgrade over at the My Droid World forums. [My Droid World via » 8/20/10 11:35am 8/20/10 11:35am

Android 2.2 Fix Now Rolling Out To HTC EVO Owners Who Downloaded Early …

Apparently the version of Android 2.2 which could be downloaded straight from HTC's servers before the over-the-air updates even started wasn't final. To fix any troubles those who downloaded and installed that update may be experiencing, Sprint is rolling out a fix: » 8/10/10 11:30pm 8/10/10 11:30pm

Motorola Droid 2 Pre-Sale Starts Tomorrow on Verizon

Not that it's been a very well kept secret, but Motorola and Verizon have officially announced the Droid 2, the Froyo-outfitted, Flash 10.1-equipped successor to the original Droid. It goes on sale tomorrow for $199, after a $100 rebate. » 8/10/10 9:29am 8/10/10 9:29am