Skype on Android: Dissapointed Thus Far

With much excitement, I installed Skype for Android onto my Nexus One just the other day. However, my first impressions are not good.  Here are my experiences thus far:  first, the good things. The user interface is snappy and pleasant to work with. I like the groups feature that allows you to look at just…

StartTalking Lets You Focus On The Road

As an Android phone user, I really appreciate Google’s embrace of voice with the Android OS.  With my voice, I can do data entry in any text field just by speaking.  The voice recognition isn’t bulletproof, but it’s quite good and works most of the time. However, what about those times you are in your…

Verizon Wireless Brings Skype To Non-Smartphone

Skype has been offering Skype calling on their line of BlackBerry and Android phones for a while now.  It allows you to make Skype calls (even international ones) and send Skype IMs on your Verizon mobile phone – which is very convenient.  I thoroughly enjoy being able to talk to my Skype contacts whilst on the go…with…

Sprint and HTC Bring Android 2.2 To Evo Soon

The Evo 4G from Sprint is an impressive phone that won me over in the brief time I had one.  The phone has a monster 4.3″ screen, a 1Ghz processor, awesome camera, and amazing 720p video recording capability.  The phone comes by default with Android 2.1, the “Eclair” version of Android. Froyo, aka Android 2.2,…

I Am Glad You Like Your Phone

A few weeks ago over the weekend, notable bloggers such as Robert Scoble and a few others were going on and on about their choice in smartphones and why iPhone was better than Android and vice versa. Here’s my take: it’s so great you have the phone you have!  Debating about what phone model is…