The grudge match between we iPhone users and those poor, misguided souls who believe that their Android handset is soooo superior can now be settled in the theatre of war. Finally, the endless arguments over the numbers of apps available and open source versus closed ecosystem will end with the loser failing to the sound of pew-pew-pew-pew.
Mac users, maybe you've been thinking about going the way of the new Motorola Droid X available at Verizon. And if you think that it's impossible to have an Android phone with a Mac, well you're wrong! The Missing Sync has been updated to add support for Mac users and their Android phones. The software also works with the HTV EVO, Google's Nexus One and the Samsung Moment.
We know, we know: You’re all sick of the endless speculation about when Verizon Wireless will get the iPhone. But a new report sheds light on the situation from the angle that, iPhone or not, Verizon may be doing just fine, thank you very much.
The groovy folks at fringland Ltd. have done it again: They were the first to include incoming video chat -- even through Skype -- with their popular, free fring app, and now they’ve leveraged the front-facing camera on the iPhone 4 to do the same with two-way video calls, even over 3G. Take that, FaceTime!
YouTube received an update today that allows the mobile website to play video using HTML5 on iPhone and Android devices. The interface has received a design face-lift that lets users interact easily using a touch screen device. The new site lets you flag, share, rate, save, and comment on videos right from one page.
Android users (we know there are some of you out there in Mac land), get ready to join the game realm that iPhone users have been reveling in for ages, now. PopCap has confirmed that it will release its famed titles to Android users very soon. "[We] can confirm that yes, we're bringing our games to Android over the rest of 2010 and beyond," said a PopCap developer to Pocket Gamer.
Hey Android fans--we know there are some of you out there--Gizmodo is reporting that Android 2.2, dubbed Froyo, is now available for download. It will be up around 2pm eastern time.
We should note that some sites are also reporting that these are leaked versions of Froyo build number FRF72 and that it is not actually the official update. The Android team is working hard on ensuring that users will get their Froyo soon.
We'll have more updates for you as the news develops.