Google Android app downloads catching up to iPhone

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Apps are an integral part of smartphones and their appeal to us. They are essentially enhancements for a device that lets us do useful, silly, fun, and important things. A recent study has broken down the number of app downloads per device, and the results are somewhat surprising.

In a recent report from AdMob, app downloads of over 900 people were tallied and averaged to determine how many apps were downloaded per month.

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Google Android overtaking smartphone world, surpassing iPhone?

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Google’s Android has seen phone shipments rise so fast that they may overtake iPhone sales and theres not much Apple can do about it. Google keeps up at the rate of 60,000 Android handsets shipped per day, according to Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt. They stand a very good chance of dominating the market, and that includes overtaking Apple. Unless they make some serious advancements in the next-generation iPhone 4G, and open up the OS, we can say goodbye to the iPhone being the #1 selling phone in the world.

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50 Android games, 10 minutes, 1 video

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Fifty games for the Motorola Droid were compiled in a 10 minute video, although all games are not free, they do show that the Android OS has more going for it than what we initially thought, it’s fast and smooth.

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Rogers Picks Up Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Exclusive

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The first Sony Ericsson XPERIA (X1) featured Windows Mobile under the hood, but the smartphone-makers opted for a whole new skin and a Google Android platform for the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10. As you may recall, the X10 started its life out under the codename Rachael. It has now been picked up by Rogers Wireless, […]

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T-Mobile and AT&T to Get Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10?

The Google Android thing already has quite the strong foothold in the T-Mobile lineup thanks to a number of handsets from HTC, but it seems that the collection is going to grow with an addition from Sony Ericsson. You might remember this phone as the Rachael at one point, but it seems that Sony Ericsson […]

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Gameloft to Distribute Capcom Mobile Games for Android

There are a lot of other people who are more interested in games for the Apple iPhone, but Google Android is a perfectly viable platform for mobile gaming as well. That’s why Gameloft and Capcom Mobile have come to an agreement where in the former will be distributing a range of the latter’s mobile offerings […]

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 (Rachael) Coming Feb 2010

The world of Google Android is already getting more interesting with the Motorola Droid and the HTC Hero, but Sony Ericsson’s entry could make things even more fascinating. Earlier this month, we learned that the Rachael would be officially called the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 and now we’re learning about the official launch date. Initially, […]

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Snake + Tron = Light Racer 3D Game for Android

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I think most people use their cell phones for so much more than just voice calls and text messages. Mobile gaming is bigger than ever and it seems that the Google Android platform has a fun little addition to consider in the form of Light Racer 3D. There is a very definite Tron-like feel to […]

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Sony Ericsson Rachael Officially Unveiled as XPERIA X10

How does that saying go? Something about a rose by any other name? This highly anticipated handset has gone through several different names in its storied past, being known as the Sony Ericsson Rachael at one point and the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X3 at another point. Well, it’s got an official name now and it’s […]

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Samsung Moment Android Smartphone Invades Sprint

Maybe the HTC Hero isn’t your cup of tea, but you still want to get in on some Google Android action with Sprint. Maybe you’d prefer to have a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for busting out those emails and text messages. If that’s the case, you may want to take a minute to consider the newly […]

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LG Enters Google Android Adventure with LG GW620

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It all started with a single handset from T-Mobile and HTC, but this Android movement is certainly picking up steam. Earlier this month, we saw the Motorola Cliq Android smartphone and we know a couple other companies are working on ‘droid phones of their own. The latest to join the pack is the LG GW620. […]

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No More Windows Mobile for Sony Ericsson?

So, Sony Ericsson wanted to give smartphones a try and so they turned to the world of Windows Mobile to produce the first XPERIA X1. For the upcoming Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2, this dedication to Microsoft’s mobile platform is continuing, but it seems that is where the relationship is going to end. Nope, Sony Ericsson […]

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Tweeteev Twitter App for BlackBerry and Android

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I didn’t think that Twitter was all that big of a deal when I signed up early last year, but now my online experience just isn’t complete without the microblogging interaction. For the time being, I’m using TinyTwitter on my Nokia E71, but it seems that owners of BlackBerry and Android devices will soon have […]

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Rogers Finally Launches Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 Smartphone

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For people who dabble in unlocked and overseas phones, the Sony XPERIA X1 isn’t a terribly new phone anymore. The Windows Mobile 6.1-powered smartphone is the first WinMo phone from Sony Ericsson and it is produced by HTC of Taiwan. Well, if you’re Canadian and looking for a subsidy, you’ve found it. It took them […]

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HTC Touch Diamond, Touch Pro Get Loaded with Google Android

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Many of us know that the T-Mobile G1 is also known as the HTC Dream G1. It’s also known simply as the Google Phone in some circles, because it was the first handset to be powered by the Google Android platform. Well, it seems that HTC’s other phones can do Android too. The HTC Touch […]

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