Google changed the way the world uses the Web by establishing new boundaries for search engine technology. Now, the company is trying to change the way we all use our mobile phone, with the introduction of it’s Android operating system. Although still relatively new, Android has generated a significant buzz in both the consumer and business markets and is already bumping heads with the innovative iPhone. At the very least, the introduction of Android and phones based on this OS has presented some new and exciting options for people shopping for a new mobile phone or upgrade.
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Android-based devices emphasize ease of use, and come with a collection of apps that include one of the best Web browsers available. There are also apps that tie-in to many of Google\’s online services, like GMail, Calendar, Contacts, and Maps. Most of these can also synchronize with Microsoft Exchange Server to access corporate e-mail and tap into the business information flow.
The recently-released Motorola Droid demonstrates all that a Google phone can be. It has a big, high-resolution touchscreen, generous-sized keyboard, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, and much more.
But, the Droid is just one of many possibilitie. A variety of new Android models are expected to come from all of the top wireless carriers, in a variety of sizes, shapes, and prices.
TechnologyGuide.com has created Android Watch to pull together important developments as well as Android device reviews, help you learn more about the various options available, and keep tabs on the Android revolution…
Android OS SmartPhone Reviews from Brighthand
|Motorola Droid Review
The Motorola Droid turns heads with its WVGA display, sliding keyboard, 5 MPx camera, and a 16 GB memory card. Brighthand Editor Ed Hardy brings us a review of this Android 2.0-based smartphone that Verizon hopes will be an iPhone killer.
|HTC Hero for Sprint Review
The HTC Hero is going to be Sprint\’s first model running Google\’s Android OS. It will have a tablet shape with an HVGA touchscreen, wireless broadband, and Wi-Fi. Jen Edwards brings us this review.
|Samsung Moment Review
Sprint\’s second Android-based smartphone, the Samsung Moment, features a 3.2-inch AM-OLED screen, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, an optical joystick, fast processor, and Wi-Fi. Jen Edwards brings us a review.
|Samsung Behold II Review
The Samsung Behold II is a Google Android-powered smartphone designed for a chic look but containing powerful features. Antoine Wright brings us a review of this device, which is T-Mobile\’s first with an AM-OLED display.
|Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Preview
The Android-based Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has drawn a great deal of attention with its very large, high-resolution display and 1 GHz processor. TechnologyGuide Editor Jerry Jackson brings us his first thoughts on this upcoming model.
|Motorola Cliq Preview
Ed Hardy brings us his first thoughts on the Motorola Cliq, a newly-announced Android-based smartphone. This will have a sliding keyboard, 3G, Wi-Fi, and a 5 MPx camera, and will be the first with a new app that brings together data from social networking sites, email servers, and more.