Tag: Android Market

  • Android Market redesign now rolling out

    The newest version of the Android Market which sports a redesign was announced last week and is now rolling out to handsets. We noticed the new market hit our Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 earlier this week, but it had a few bugs with icons part-missing. However, after clearing the cache and downloading a few more […]

  • Top Android 2.1 apps to download to your Xperia X10 / X10 mini

    Now that the Android 2.1 firmware for the Xperia X10 family has started to roll out, you may be wondering what now? After you’ve spent some time seeing what’s new with the update, you’ll probably want to hit the Android Market to see what new apps you can download. Well we’ve done the hard work […]

  • Android 2.2 (Froyo) announced, brings lots of goodies

    Google officially announced Android 2.2 (codenamed Froyo) yesterday at Google I/O. To give you an idea of how quickly Android has moved, this is the seventh major platform release since Android launched in September 2008. Most of the new features had already been leaked over the last few weeks. However, the full list of additions/improvements […]

  • Official Twitter app arrives… for Android 2.1

    Everyone seems to have their own personal preferences when it comes to choosing an Android Twitter client. Twidroid and Seesmic are my current faves, but Twitter has now launched its own official app in the Android Market to shake things up. However, Xperia X10 owners shouldn’t get too excited, the app is currently only available […]

  • Qik for Android gets 480p video support on Xperia X10

    The video recording/sharing application, Qik for Android, has recently been updated. The new version (0.1.93) includes, among a number of bug fixes, 480p (800 x 480) video support for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. For those that haven’t tried it, Qik is a superb app that allows you to share video around you with any […]

  • Games shown off to full effect on Xperia X10 [Video]

    One of the biggest advantages of the Xperia X10’s gorgeous 4-inch display is how well suited it is to media and games. PocketPC.ch has two great videos where they show off a number of games on the handset. It’s nice to see how well these games play, with little or no lag, even for the […]

  • Augmented Reality app Layar demoed on Xperia X10

    The great thing about Android is the many apps that can be used to try for free in Android Market. One of the more popular apps is an augmented reality one called Layar. It uses the GPS and digital compass in the Xperia X10 to overlay on the screen the points of interest on the […]

  • Google Maps Navigation hits Android 1.6

    Google Maps Navigation is, without question, one of the killer features of Android 2.0 (Eclair). Google is aware of this and as it could be some time before manufacturers move over to the Eclair update, it has decided to update Android 1.6 (Donut) to include Google Maps Navigation. The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is due […]

  • Prisjakt price comparison app demoed on Xperia X10

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is the company’s first Android smartphone. As such, whilst it is nice seeing different apps demonstrated on the handset, the functionality is the same as you would find on any current Android handset. Anyway, Sony Ericsson Devs, Daniel Rosendahl and Albin Olofsson recently demonstrated a Swedish price comparison app called […]