Android 2009 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Android Articles for 2009

Motorola Droid Review

The Motorola Droid turns heads with its WVGA+ display, sliding keyboard, 5 MPx camera, and a 16 GB memory card. Brighthand Editor Ed Hardy brings us a review of this[...]

Samsung Moment Review

Sprint's second Android-based smartphone, the Samsung Moment, features a 3.2-inch AM-OLED screen, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, an optical joystick, fast processor, and Wi-Fi. Jen Edwards brings us a review.

Motorola Might Be Prepping an Android Smartphone with a 4.3-inch Screen

Motorola is reportedly working on a device that will have one of the largest displays of any smartphone. Code-named the Shadow, it will sport a 4.3-inch WVGA+ touchscreen, Google's Android[...]

HTC Hero Review

The HTC Hero is a smartphone running Google's Android. Jen Edwards brings a review of this device which has features for both work and play.

Motorola Droid Version Available for AT&T, T-Mobile

The Motorola Milestone is the GSM version of the Android flagship smartphone, the Motorola Droid. It was released in Europe, but a few U.S. retailers have this device, which can[...]

Motorola Droid May Be Released by T-Mobile USA

Verizon is going to launch the much-anticipated Motorola Droid later this week, and an unconfirmed report says this Android-based smartphone with a very large touchscreen and sliding keyboard is also[...]

Switching from Symbian to Android: One User’s Experience

After many years as a Symbian UIQ user, one of Brighthand's moderators has switched to using the Android-based T-Mobile G1. Magellan (AKA Mark Shryock) shares his reasons for the change,[...]

Samsung Behold II Review

The Samsung Behold II is a Google Android-powered smartphone designed for a chic look but containing powerful features. Antoine Wright brings us a review of this device, which is T-Mobile's[...]

Listen to Google’s Free Podcast Player for Android

Google Labs has released Listen, a free podcast app for Android-powered devices. This helps users find and play podcasts and web audio.

DataViz Documents To Go 2.0 for Android Review

DataViz Documents To Go 2.0 lets users of Android-based phones work view and edit Microsoft Office files. Mark Shryock brings us a review of this app that includes support for[...]

HTC Hero for Sprint Review

The HTC Hero is going to be Sprint's first model running Google's Android OS. It will have a tablet shape with an HVGA touchscreen, wireless broadband, and Wi-Fi. Jen Edwards[...]

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Preview

The Android-based Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has drawn a great deal of attention with its very large, high-resolution display and 1 GHz processor. TechnologyGuide Editor Jerry Jackson brings us his[...]

Verizon’s Motorola Droid Will Debut Next Month with Android 2.0

Verizon Wireless has begun advertising its upcoming "Droid" smartphone, giving the first official details on a model that's been the subject of many rumors. On the list of confirmed features[...]

Samsung Behold II First Impressions Review

The Samsung Behold II is a Google Android-powered smartphone designed for a chic look but containing powerful features. Antoine Wright brings us his first impressions of this device, which is[...]

Motorola Droid Can Now Sync With Outlook and Entourage

There's good news for those who want to synchronize their Motorola Droid with their desktop computer: Mark/Space's app for syncing PCs and Macs with Android OS smartphones now supports this[...]

Adobe Flash Player for Android, webOS Will Be Available in 2010

Adobe Systems has promised users of phones running Google's Android and Palm's webOS that they will get a browser plug-in with Flash support in the first half of next year.[...]

Motorola Droid for Verizon First Impressions Review

Brighthand's Ed Hardy is one of the lucky few with the newly-announced Motorola Droid. He brings us his first thoughts on this Android 2.0-based smartphone that sports a WVGA+ display,[...]

Google Nexus One May Cost Less than Expected

New details on Google's first smartphone continue to leak out. According to the latest unconfirmed report, the Nexus One with contract will sell for 10% less than previously thought. Pricing[...]

Sprint’s HTC Hero and Samsung Moment Getting an Android 2.0 Upgrade

Sprint has promised that both its Android-based smartphones, the HTC Hero and Samsung Moment, are going to get upgraded to the newest version of of Google's operating system, Android OS[...]

HTC Hero Getting an Android 2.0 Upgrade

Google officially unveiled Android 2.0 earlier this week, and Verizon has already announced a model that will use it -- the Motorola Droid. Not to be left out, HTC has[...]