Friday, April 30, 2010

First Flash-enabled browser for Android released.

Not that I watch that much video on my Nexus One, but I'm glad that Skyfire brings Flash support to my device. No more of those pesky messages that my browser does not support Flash and offers me to download the unsupported application.
That said, Skyfire is supposedly avalaible for download via Android Market. My last search there did not yield any result.  Or point your browser to HTTP://

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Recommended reading: Google's Andy Rubin on everything Android.

The New York Times has an excellent interview with Google's Andy Rubin about the Android evolution. The part I like most is where he seems to compare Apple to North Korea.

"When they (customers) can't have something, people do care.
Look at the way politics work. I just don't want to leave in North Korea."

Take that Apple.

Read more @ HTTP://

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Press Release: Learn in a flash with SPB Software

April 12th, 2010 - SPB Software, a leading maker of mobile applications, has announced the release of SPB Flash Cards for Android - a learning software tool created to help language students expand their vocabulary quickly and easily. The application, enhanced by smartphone technologies including photos, algorithms and detailed statistics, is supplementing existing teaching methods to create more flexible learning for language students.

Flash Cards, available for purchase from the Android Market, provides great assistance to those learning a new language. They offer a different and more varied way to learn, through the use of mental agility exercises and images. Available on all touchscreen phones running Google Android and OS version 1.5, the application provides over 1000 cards in 15 languages including Czech, German, English, French and Chinese, all dubbed by native speakers.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Seesmic for Twitter gets updated.

One of the fun thing with Android Market is the automatic notification about applications update. This morning, Seesmic for Twitter, my favorite Twitter app on my Nexus One has an update to version 1.3.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

[Rumor mill]Nexus One update imminent.

Smartphone France reports that Google is getting ready to release an OTA update for the Nexus One that will be available in the days to come. The article does not mention the source of the news though. No way of knowing whether it's official or not.

The update will bring better memory management, fix some multitouch issues and activate FM radio on the device.

How true is that? Let's wait and see.


LG introduces the LU2300

With the LU2300, LG is finally joining the club of device manufacturers offering phones loaded with the 1gHZ processor. The device will sport Android 2.1. Check out the specs below:

Android 2.1
3.5inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
1GHz Snapdragon Processor
4 line landcape slide QWERTY keyboard
DivX support
DMB Tuner
5 megapixel camera complete with geo-tagging


Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Nexus One car dock now available.

Google added another accessory for the Nexus One, a car dock that is available for $55 on Google's web store. That's not just a simple car dock designed to hold your Nexus One while driving. It also charges your device, lets you use your phone handsfree and provide easy access to voice and navigational apps.

"The dock’s built-in speakers and volume controls also enhance the in-car music and media experience. And the Car Home app, which loads automatically, makes it easy to access Maps and Navigation, Voice Search, Contacts, and Music."

Read more here.

Get your car dock here.