Tag: Android

HTC Surround Windows Phone reviewed

Text and photos by Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The HTC Surround is one of the new Windows Mobile smartphones ushering in Microsoft’s new OS and is built to maximize all the features of this exciting new operating system but offers something its competing handsets don’t have, its very own boombox.

Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant reviewed

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Since its release in North America, the Samsung Galaxy S has sold over 1,000,000 units in the relatively short span of 45 days. There’s a good chance that the Galaxy S family ( and there are many variants across different celfone companies in North America, Asia and Europe) will be in the running as the top-selling Android smartphone as different variants are released.

Mobile OS Shootout

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

The modern smartphone relies on three critical components in order to be competitive in today’s market. Great hardware, a capable and stable OS and an application ecosystem powered by strong developer support and an app store.

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.