Tag: Android

200,000 Android phones sold daily says Google

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

In two years, Android will possibly have a 19.4 percent market share worldwide among smartphone operating systems, up from 2.7 percent in 2009. That’s tremendous growth in a highly profitable yet competitive market.

Virgin Mobile’s HTC Legend: The unibody Android

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

An added plus is that the HTC Legend runs on the sweet looking Sense UI that offers up widgets and updates for news, weather and social media all atop of the Android OS. These widgets are intuitive, non-obtrusive and stylishly render as much information on the screen without looking too busy.

Review: Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

Text and photos by Ted Kritsonis

Sony Ericsson’s first true foray into the cutthroat smartphone wars is a solid effort that, despite using an older version of Android, still proves to be a capable device that offers some promise of what will be possible moving forward if proper improvements are made.

BlackBerry acquires Viigo

The popular RSS reader application Viigo, which also happens to be the most downloaded third-party BlackBerry app, has been acquired by BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM).

Google Nexus One is powerful and versatile

Text and photos by Gadjo C. Sevilla

With its off-the-wall specs and opulent screen plus its refined handling of the Android OS, the Google Nexus One is powerful, versatile and innovative player in the smartphone market.

Google’s Nexus One now available to Rogers customers

By Gadjo C. Sevilla

Regarded by enthusiasts as “the ultimate Google Android smartphone,” the Nexus One was built by HTC specifically from Google’s design specs. The device runs on a speedy 1GHz Snapdragon processor and features the best screen in the market today, a 3’7 inch 480 by 800 AMOLED display.