Android 2.3 for G2x coming soon (but you can get it now)

Got an LG G2x handset and looking for a new version of Android? LG has created Android 2.3.3 firmware for the smartphone, which hopefully addresses some performance glitches. The software will eventually be pushed over the air to phones, but you can get it now.

AT&T Looks to Pantech for $69 Android Smartphone

Pantech’s Crossover, the company’s first Android smartphone for the U.S., arrives June 5 on AT&T. For $69 with contract, one can’t expect too much power, but the 3G handset has some advanced features such as mobile hotspot support. Can it compete against the $49 iPhone 3GS?

Nook Color Hands-on: E-reader, Tablet, or Both?

Yesterday, Barnes & Noble released a software update for the Nook Color, bringing an app store, Google Android 2.2 and other tablet-like features. I ran out to buy a Nook Color to see if this solid e-reader could be a usable tablet. Here’s what I found.

HTC Incredible 2 for Verizon Arrives April 28

Verizon Wireless today announced an April 28 launch for the HTC Incredible 2, a successor to one of the carrier’s most popular Google Android handsets from last year. Although the handset can’t use Verizon’s 4G network, it may appeal to frequent travelers due to GSM support.

My First Bite Of Froyo Is Tasty

After using Android 2.1 — and some custom ROMs — for the past five months, I’m impressed overall with Android 2.2, aka: Froyo. The user interface provides nice enhancements and the system is slightly faster. Here are some hands on thoughts from the past day.