Android Central Podcast Episode 18

Motorola Droid X announced!

  • Motorola Droid X on Verizon is official: July 15th, $199 after rebate
  • Motorola Droid X initial hands-on
  • Motorola Droid X accessories hands-on
  • Motorola Droid X hands-on video
  • Droid X specs battle royale
  • Motorola Droid X already gets an update
  • Froyo (Android 2.2) and Adobe Flash coming to Droid X 'later this summer'
  • Droid set for Android 2.2 in July, and Droid X to follow?

Hardware news

  • AT&T HTC Aria Review
  • Samsung Galaxy S will be T-Mobile Vibrant
  • Samsung Galaxy S Pro specs begin to emerge
  • Hands on (and unplugged) with the Logitech Revue Google TV box
  • Droid Eris MIA on Verizon's website
  • Wireless N support unlocked on the HTC Evo (unofficialy, of course)
  • U.S. Cellular getting Samsung Acclaim on July 9

Software news

  • Google remotely wipes app from a few phones, explains why
  • Nexus One, Legos, Adobe AIR and slot-car racing
  • Android hackers bust through the HTC Evo's 30 frames-per-second cap
  • Swype expects to be on 50 devices by 2011 -- but this is not one of them
  • Samsung Galaxy S live wallpapers hacked onto other phones
  • Adobe releases Flash 10.1 to partners as content providers line up
  • SlingPlayer out of beta, available for $30
  • Google Maps adds ratings, public transit schedules, Latitude improvements
  • Google Voice opens up for all (in the U.S., anyway), no invitation required

Android OS updates

  • Froyo code now available for developers
  • Another Evo 4G update said to be coming June 28
  • Another Froyo OTA update beginning to roll out to Nexus One users
  • Cliq and Backflip owners, Motorola has not forgotten you
  • The Samsung Behold II is getting updated
  • HTC Aria rooted -- carrier lockdown be damned
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 gets rooted
  • Samsung Galaxy S rooted, but it ain't easy
  • Nexus One rooted -- with a new twist

Google news

  • 160,000 Android devices being activated every day; 68,000 apps in Market
Phil Nickinson