Recent in Day: April 1, 2009

HTC Magic Debuts May 1st

Apr 1st - Vodafone customers rejoice, as it looks like the HTC Magic, the much hyped successor to the T-Mobile G1, has its firm release date. According to the fellows over at Mobile Choice UK, May 1st is when we will be seeing the phone in the wild. Perhaps a grain of salt should be taken with this ...

Ford, GM Announce “Android Car”

Apr 1st - In a move to differentiate the struggling American Auto Industry from superior foreign powers, Ford & GM issued a joint Press Release that both companies would be working closely with another American powerhouse – Google – to create a line of “Android Cars”. Holy. Freaking. Crap. The Press Release includes no details about exact models ...

Cupcake Orientation Animation

Apr 1st - The latest build of Android was put through the paces on CTIA-eve on a Vodafone branded HTC Magic. In leiu of Joey’s Cupcake Sunday we figured we should bring you some sort of video and while it’s not much, we’ve got a 13-second video showing off Android’s new Orientation Animation: The orientation detection seems slow, ...

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Foxconn R&D Working On Motorola Android?

Apr 1st - The Chinese publication Economic Daily News has quoted Foxconn Electronics sources as saying the company has formed an Android R&D team. If you’re not familiar with Foxconn, those are the manufacturers behind some of the world’s elite mobile devices and consumer electronics such as the iPhone, iPod and Mac Mini and Kindle and have also ...