Category: Android

Android: feeling at home, moving on

Last December I wrote about the year I’d had with my Android phone (an HTC Hero, branded a T-Mobile G2 Touch — not to be confused with the G2 that is sold in some...

Android now single biggest smart phone platform

Android Topples Symbian in Q4 2010 These figures show that Android (which includes two variants, OMS and Tapas) narrowly sold more units than any other individual platform for the first time last quarter, pulling...

Year of the Droid

I got the phone I started writing this on about a year ago, just before Christmas 2009. It has really changed the way I use my phone and the way I use the net....

Is the iPhone really a design classic?

London Design festival: Has British design lost its way? | Art and design | The Guardian There’s a feature in today’s Guardian about the Anti Design Festival, which starts this coming Saturday in London...

How to upgrade your T-Mobile G2

For months I’ve been hearing that T-Mobile were going to be posting an upgrade to their Android-based G2 Touch phone, which is their branded version of the HTC Hero which was available on every...

Android upgrade drama at Vodafone and T-Mobile

BBC News - Vodafone backs down in Android row Vodafone (a major UK mobile phone network) have backed down after pushing what looked like an Android operating system upgrade for the HTC Desire phone,...

Tip for Android owners who use Twitter

Ditch Peep. I went hunting for alternative Twitter clients the other day because I came to the conclusion that Peep wasn’t up to much. It’s terribly slow and unresponsive, selecting a web location in...

Thunderbird and Android updates

Thunderbird 3 has been out for a few weeks now, although I’d been using it on Linux since well back in the beta days. It was actually the standard version of the software on...

Dumping the Droid

I’ve had my T-Mobile G2 (or HTC Hero, for anyone on any other network who might be offered one) since last Friday, and I’ve already had enough. There is a cooling-off period of seven...