Android Central Podcast Episode 17

Top o' the news - new phones!

  • Motorola Droid X goes public, official announcement coming next week
  • HTC Aria unboxing and hands-on video
  • AT&T locks its latest Android phone -- the Aria -- out of sideloading apps, too
  • AT&T announces the Samsung Galaxy S as the Captivate -- coming soon
  • The Xperia X8 is officially announced by Sony Ericsson

Other hardware news

  • Samsung Galaxy S Pro looks to bring QWERTY Android to Sprint
  • MyTouch 3G Slide rooted
  • HTC Desire coming to the U.S. in August
  • And on cue, Cellular South announces the HTC Desire is coming 'soon'
  • HTC Legend launches on Bell as Canada scores again
  • Logitech's Google TV set-top box will be the Logitech Revue
  • Evo-Touchstone conversion takes a steady hand, little fear of warranty

Software news

  • Swype updates keyboard, opens beta for a limited time
  • Sprint Evo 4G fully rooted
  • Evo 4G overclocked to 1.2GHz
  • Droid Incredible root instructions now available (updated)
  • Adobe Flash on the HTC Evo -- 10.1 full, not lite
  • New Foursquare update lets you flag venue info on the fly
  • Rom developers get stock Android 2.1 on the Motorola Cliq
  • Advanced Map Live Wallpaper -- this is why we love open source

OS updates

  • Google reportedly focusing on UI with its next revision of Android
  • Motorola adds a bunch of phones to its Android 2.1 update list
  • KT set to launch Nexus One in Korea on June 21 -- with Froyo on board
  • Half of all Android phones now on Eclair
  • Android 2.1 update for Xperia X10 line moved from Q4 to 'latter part of Q3'
  • The officially unofficial Android 2.2 upgrade list
Phil Nickinson