Now playing on more Android devices: Netflix

Netflix certified more Android devices for its software, adding support for a number of handsets and tablets powered by Nvidia’s Tegra 2 processor. That brings the total number of Netflix-capable smartphones and tablets up to 22. Good, because consumers don’t care whose chip powers their device.

Sprint Launches Green Android Phone

Sprint launched the fourth green-themed phone for its customers and its first eco-friendly Android phone. Called the Replenish and made by Samsung, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse showed off the device during an event with the Commonwealth Club on Friday afternoon in downtown San Francisco.

Must-have Android Apps For Newbies

I’ve recently bought an HTC EVO 4G and have been busy trying out apps for it. So if you or a loved one are in line to get an Android phone for the holidays, here are some of my favorite apps to get you started.

ResToggle — Enable Your Android Phone’s Hi-Res Mode

Android phone owners who have taken the step to root their phone can do things not possible otherwise. ResToggle is an app for rooted Android phones running Froyo (Android 2.2) that provides the ability to change the display to higher resolutions than originally supported.

Video: Elbow Grease & Sheer Joy Charges New Smartphones

What happens when a hardware modder finds spare parts in his shop? He cobbles together an old-fashioned, hand-crank method to charge one of the latest and greatest 4G smartphones, of course. It’s not the low-tech solution that makes this video entertaining, it’s definitely the cackling joy.

My Top 5 Android Widgets for the EVO

I have been investigating Android widgets for quite some time, with the goal to make my HTC EVO more personal and to better fit my needs. I have settled on five widgets that turn my EVO into a smartphone that better reflects the way I work.

Sprint Sees the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Sprint today announced a net gain of subscribers in the most recent quarter and a record low postpaid churn, bringing the carriers total customer base to 48.2 million subscribers. But the gains were all in Sprint’s wholesale and prepaid business, which are buying time for postpaid.