Android Central Podcast Episode 21

Motorola Droid X, Samsung Vibrant now available

  • Droid X now available online, in stores once they open
  • Verizon stores selling out of Droid X's?
  • Samsung Vibrant available online, on store shelves in a few hours

Hardware news

  • The Droid X booby-trap controversy
  • Motorola: Droid X isn't a dev phone, buy the Nexus One if you want ROMs
  • Droid 2 makes an appearance in a leaked Verizon summer catalog
  • AT&T Samsung Captivate hands-on
  • AT&T Samsung Captivate benchmarks and graphics/gaming test
  • AT&T sells a lucky reader a captivate already
  • U.S. Samsung Galaxy S variants rooted before release
  • MyTouch 3G Slide review
  • HP cans rumored Android tablet
  • Motorola WX445 leaked -- Big Red's low-end Android entry?
  • Dell Streak may hit AT&T 'any day now'
  • It's unanimous: The T-Mobile Motorola Charm will be free on a family plan
  • HTC Wildfire hitting Australia in August

Android OS updates

  • Droid Eris update coming July 16
  • G2s on UK's T-Mobile are getting an OTA Android 2.1 update
  • CyanogenMod Froyo ROMs hit RC for Nexus One, Dream, Magic (updated)
  • HTC Sync update for Aria brings mobile network sharing, app sideloading [Update]

App news

  • Fring-Skype relationship hits feud status as access pulled (updated)
  • Vlingo for Android updated to include 'SuperDialer' -- Super, indeed!
  • ASTRO File Manager now available without advertisements
  • Bing app for Android reportedly is in the works
  • Opera Mini 5.1 Android browser now final
  • SwiftKey beta keyboard now available on the Android Market
  • Android Quick App: IMDb movie database
  • Seesmic for Android updates with Google Buzz support, other UI tweaks
  • Fox News's official app lands in Android Market
  • ADW.Launcher gets a big update
  • Album art live wallpaper shows how bad your musical taste is

Google news

  • Google's Q2 revenue up 24 percent
  • Android Market now officially has more than 70,000 applications
  • Google unveils Android App Inventor, no coding skill required
Phil Nickinson