Android Atlas Weekly 2: Android takes on iPhone 4 (podcast)
Brian Tong joins us to talk about the high points of yesterday's WWDC announcement and how the new iPhone 4 compares to current Android hardware. Also, the HTC Evo 4G breaks a Sprint record, Android tablets for $100 and Google Music... coming soon?
Brian Tong joins us to talk about the high points of yesterday's WWDC announcement and how the new iPhone 4 compares to current Android hardware. Also, the HTC Evo 4G breaks a Sprint record, Android tablets for $100 and Google Music... coming soon? Plus copy/cut/paste shortcuts and a review of DoubleTwist.
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HTC’s Evo 4G smartphone debuts
HTC EVO 4G sets new sales records for Sprint
Big HTC Evo 4G launch leads to Qik meltdown
Android Phone Users More Willing to Switch to iPhone, Finds Nielsen
Android tablets for just $100 later this year, according to Via Technologies
Logitech emphasizing free Android, iPhone apps for Google TV control instead of its remotes
Google Music planned as iTunes for Android, may kill DoubleTwist
Apple iOS 4, in light of Android 2.2
Apple iPhone 4 versus HTC Evo 4G
App of the week
Doubletwist music player app
Tip of the week
Cut/Copy/Paste shortcuts on Android devices with keyboard hardware:
• Menu + X: Cut text (will cut all text on-screen unless specific characters are highlighted)
• Menu + C: Copy text to clipboard (will copy all text on-screen unless specific characters are highlighted)
• Menu + V: Paste text from clipboard
• Menu + A: Select all text in the current field
So happy to see an Android show! I just got my EVO and I love it. My question is what is the deal with Qik? This app was touted as the most rad thing ever for video chatting but when I open it all I can do is record and share video. I found fring in the market and that does video chat and skype and works really well. Do you guys expect Qik to get its act together?
Also there is a tethering app called PDAnet in the market that allows free tethering. Would using it get my service cancelled? Seems too good to be true.
Love the show!
Carl from Philadelphia