Recent in Day: February 1, 2010

HTC Droid Eris Source Code Published

Feb 1st - The good folks at HTC have been pretty consistent about getting the Kernel Source Code and Binaries of their Android Phones out there into the public realm. While most Android users have no need/use for them, this equips the Android hackers and modders with the stuff they need to create customized builds and goodies for …

Spilled Water On Your Phone? Rice To The Rescue!

Feb 1st - About 10 minutes ago my friend posted an explicative riddled Facebook status about spilling a glass of water on his BlackBerry. About 9 minutes ago I got a “Tip This” submission from AndroidForums about a solution for those who spill water on their phone – or even drop it fully submerged into a sink or …

LG Touts InTouch Max GW620

Feb 1st - Great news for you LG fans out there! The Android device for you is here, that is for those of you in the UK via T-Mobile and Virgin. The LG InTouch Max GW620 has a slew of features including: Android Cupcake 5-line QWERTY keyboard 3-inch touchscreen display 5-megapixel camera with auto face tagging 1500mAh battery. …

Moto Milestone “Coming Soon” On TELUS Site

Feb 1st - Before we told you that the Motorola Milestone made its Best Buy Buyer’s Guide debut, well now it is listed as “Coming Soon” on the Telus site. On the new page you can register to receive updates on the Milestone and its availability in Canada. It seems Canada will be receiving the Moto Milestone very …

Alcatel OT980 Slides In With Android!

Feb 1st - Fresh from France, here is some tasty footage of the Alcatel OT-980 running on Android OS 1.6 with: Wi-Fi, GPS 3G 600 MHz processor 192 MB of RAM 2 megapixel camera MicroUSB plug MicroSD memory card slot 1150 mAh battery flesh out The OT-980 will be a base line entry-level device with a price point …

Motorola Devour Box: Live Life For The Story

Feb 1st - Devour is exactly what Android phone fans would do to this box if they had their hands on it right now. You’re looking at none other than the Motorola Devour Android Phone with MOTOBLUR. This HAS to be coming to Verizon stores in the very, very near future as this is probably something the stores …

Bored To Death? Make Your Own Android Robot Helmet

Feb 1st - If you’re looking for Halloween costumers 9 months in advance or maybe if you’re just the most bored person on the planet, you might find the following video on creating an Android Robot Helmet/Mask interesting. It is certainly entertaining… but to actually spend the time to MAKE this? Wow. I’m praying to God that I …

Steve Jobs Flips Out, Goes On Anti-Android/Adobe Tirade

Feb 1st - Steve Jobs is feeling the heat. In some cases an executive might play the calm, cool and collected gameface, allowing a sense of confidence to convince the masses that yeah, this dude is in control. But not Jobs. At an employee conference/event he was asked about Google and Adobe and went on a tirade that …

Samsung VP Commits Suicide

Feb 1st - For people like you and me, phones and gadgets are mostly (if not all) fun and games. The battle between smartphone powerhouses is an entertaining spectacle that, regardless of which company comes out on top, consumers always win. But for the people behind the scenes the picture isn’t always as pretty. A Samsung VP was …

Hivision PWS700A $100 Android Netbook Reviewed

Feb 1st - We previously showed you the Hivision PWS700A, which is an Android powered 7-inch netbook based on a 600MHz ARM926 processor for the astonishing price point near the $100 mark. Charbax, of ARM Devices has been reviewing the Hivision PWS700CA. What do you all think? Although it may not be the most ideal/powerful netbook, with a …

Motorola Milestone Found In Canadian Best Buy Mobile Catalog

Feb 1st - Canadians rejoice! The Motorola Milestone is on its way! Although there has been rumored launch dates, the Moto Milestone seems to be one step closer to its actual release. Seems as though the Milestone has received some prime coverage in Best Buy Mobile’s upcoming buyers guide under the “coming soon” section. The alleged pricing plans …

Moto Backflip Tumbles Into China

Feb 1st - Remember the Motorola Backflip we told you about a while back? Well, it turns out that AT&T’s first Android handset has been seen tumbling around in China. Available for 4,298 Chinese yuan, the low low price of $629 US, gets you an unlocked Motorola Backflip with an 8GB memory card and a car charger. Check …

Motorola Devour Features Palm Pixi’s Processor

Feb 1st - Looks like the Motorola Droid Devour(Calgary, A555) that will be released on Verizon Wireless soon will be the first Android phone rocking the Qualcomm MSM7627 processor. This is a new processor for Qualcomm and can also be found in the Palm Pixi and RIM BlackBerry Curve 8530. The processor is similar to the ARM 11 …

Android Weekend Roundup: February 1st Edition

Feb 1st - Welcome to February, month of groundhogs and heart shaped candies. Android ushered out January with some good news that we missed, so to keep you up to date, we present you with the weekend roundup. Google Is Arrogant A MobileCrunch reader who was reading his Nexus One user manual (people still do that?) found a …