Recent in Month: August 2010

ARCHOS Reveals New Lineup of Tablets

Aug 31st - With Archos’ announcement of their new line of Android tablets, there is something for the whole family. From the wee tiniest of tots to daddy man hands these Android 2.2 devices span the size range from a humble 2.8-inches all the way to an iPad challenging 10.1-inches. What they gain from a varied product line ...

Hannspree Working up Android 2.2 Tablet with NVIDIA Tegra 2 Inside

Aug 31st - Android 2.2 and Tegra 2. That is what it now takes to stack up in the Android tablet game, and Hannspree is saying, “Yes please,” on both accounts. Their proposed tablet will feature a 1GHz Tegra 2, 16GB of internal storage expandable via microSD card, and a 1024×600 capacitive touchscreen. Throw in some micro HDMI ...

Samsung Fascinate User Guide

Aug 31st - The Samsung Fascinate is only a little over a week out from release, but if you are running out of ways to whittle away the time as you await for your chance to get a piece of the Galaxy S action on Verizon, maybe we can do something for you. You see, we got our ...

Galaxy Tab Supported Wireless Frequencies Revealed in GCF Approval

Aug 31st - We already know that the Samsung Galaxy Tab is headed to Verizon thanks to a leaked inventory image, but a GCF filing for the device reveals a radio that is quite capable of a wide-range of carriers as well. The Tab carries coverage for quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE and triband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA. While we are sure to learn ...

Angry Birds Beta Coming this Friday

Aug 31st - Angry Birds…I don’t quite get the hype (maybe that is because I have never had the opportunity to play it), but it is coming to Android. Before it can get an official release, however, it must go through its beta-testing rounds. This is where the good news comes in for any readers who have been ...

Could Droid be Adding Prepaid to the List of Things it Does on Verizon?

Aug 31st - Along with a slew of feature phone and Blackberry devices, it looks like Verizon’s lineup of Android phones could be getting the prepaid treatment if some recent screen captures are any indication. VZW seems poised to launch a full-blown prepaid portion of their wireless service, and if the device list holds true users will have ...

Phandroid LIVE with Verizon Wireless [BALTIMORE]

Aug 31st - It’s time. We’ve been online since 2007 – before any other Android focused website on the planet – and we’ve made a lot of friends along the way. The interwebz is a great place, and with over 200,000 members, we’ve accomplished some pretty amazing things together. Now it’s time to celebrate. On September 21st, Verizon ...

FCC Gets Hands on Epic 4G, Phone Cries, “You’re Tearing Me Apart”

Aug 31st - Literally. Now that all are free to get their hands on the Samsung Epic 4G, the FCC has decided it would rather get their hands in it. While this strip-down is more utilitarian than the type we normally see from iFixIt (who no doubt will have a go at the Epic as well), the guts ...

LG Unveils the Optimus Pad (Sort Of)

Aug 31st - Hold on a second. If LG takes a page from Motorola and Verizon’s book, there is a good chance we could be seeing an Optimus Prime Pad a la the R2-Droid2. Why, you might ask? Because LG has unveiled that their upcoming Android tablet will be known as the LG Optimus Pad. OK, the Optimus ...

Samsung Mobile Experience Event September 16th, What’s Being Shown?

Aug 31st - Samsung’s got another one of their “experience” events coming up in the middle of the month, and this time we know Android will be on hand. We know they’re about to unveil the Samsung Galaxy Tab in a couple of days at IFA in Berlin, so what other new device could it be? For starters, ...

First Official Pics of the T-Mobile G2 Leak

Aug 31st - In case the early shots of the T-Mobile G2 didn’t paint quite a clear enough picture of the upcoming HSPA+ handset, the official take has now leaked providing a bit more detail. Next to the EPIC 4G, the G2 is looking like the way to go if you fancy a full QWERTY keyboard in your ...

Droid Landing is Back With R2D2 Noises, New Droid 2 Scavenger Hunt Nearing?

Aug 31st - The DroidLanding twitter account may have died down following their national scavenger hunt campaign that had many scrambling about for a free Motorola Droid X, but the account has finally tweeted again.¬†We know they’ve refocused the account for the R2D2 Edition of the Motorola Droid 2, but we still don’t know their exact plans for ...