If you are the first Android smartphone user, you are probably not loving the battery life. The full charge last for under a day, somewhat short when compare to featured phones which goes for about 3 to 5 days or most of the Windows Mobile phones which can also last for about 2 to 3 days. The main reasons for the high drainage of the battery life is the constant network...

Got an idea for the ultimate mobile phone App, but don’t know where to begin to develop it? Well, look no further. Planet App is on the hunt for the best Android App idea and the winner will have their App idea created by a top developer. Samsung Galaxy Portal’s release is accompanied by the Planet App contest where users are encouraged to submit ideas for...

Opera Software, the leader in mobile browsing has brought Opera Mini 5 to Android. Previously only available on Java and Blackberry, the Android version is finally here. The Opera Mini 5 for Android carries with it all of the new features that includes “speed dial” bookmark, tabbing, and an integrated password manager. Opera Mini 5 continues to keep up with...

Samsung Spica has been out and about for just over a month and is already receiving royal treatment – an upgrade to Android 2.1. Looking fairly similar to the Samsung Galaxy (i7500), the Samsung Spica (i5700) is well equipped with Google applications alongside an 800 MHz processor amongst other features. Check out the video below of the Samsung Spica running on Android...

Alaska Airlines is the latest airline to launch its own native mobile application across multiple platforms. The purpose of the mobile application is to provide services such as access to flight status information, flight schedules, Web check-in, flight alerts, etc. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air today announced the launch of three mobile applications designed for iPhone,...

Remember Swype that was first spotted on the Samsung Omnia II? It looks like the finger-based input method is coming to Android, almost. Image: MobileCrunch Swype has announced its initial beta release where users can register to be a tester. And with support for HVGA and WVGA, most of the Android devices should be covered in terms of compatibility. Here are some of the...

Samsung has plan to upgrade Sprint’s Samsung Moment to Android 2.1 in March. It’s counterpart, Samsung Galaxy has yet to receive any official announcement regarding a possible ROM upgrade. If you are a Samsung Galaxy user and is looking to upgrade your ROM, Androidforums provides a good resource to upgrade the device to Android 1.6. Perhaps not a huge jump,...

I remember during this year’s SuperBowl one of my friend was constantly on her MyTouch (running Android). I asked her what she was doing, she said she’s bidding on something on eBay – she predicted that with most people will be occupied by the game and not be as attentive. She’s right and she bid the item for much less than the market value. While...