Recent in Month: September 2010

T-Mobile G2 Unboxing [Video]

Sep 30th - Well, your good buddy Dave is back with another unboxing video for you guys. This time it’s the brand spanking new, got it way before they said I would T-Mobile G2. Just a simple unboxing. Nothing fancy. Don’t mind my camera, either. I used another phone to do the video since my camera’s charger is …

Foursquare Update Makes App More Attractive, Adds Tips and To-Do

Sep 30th - Foursquare’s updated their Android app today – just as they promised – and version 2.0 brings some nice features and a graphical upgrade. Functionality wise, you can look forward to accessing tips and to-dos from your Foursquare friends on the go – something that was only available on the website prior to today’s update. It …

Samsung Epic 4G Update Rolling Out Now, Brings Increased 3G Upload Speeds

Sep 30th - The updates for the Samsung Galaxy S family of phones continue to roll out, and just as Sprint promised the Samsung Epic 4G is getting its own as I type this. The update brings about four big fixes for the second 4G handset from Sprint. The big point of interest is an increase in 3G …

HTC Merge User Guide Leaks, Verizon Still Bing-Happy

Sep 30th - The HTC Merge (aka Lexikon/Lexicon) User Guide has leaked, and if you thought Verizon was going to let go of Bing anytime soon you can think again. The guide shows off Bing as the default search engine and also confirms that the phone will indeed carry global radios and Froyo. DroidLife is reporting that the …

Paid Apps Now in 20 More Countries, 18 More to Follow Over Next Two Weeks

Sep 30th - Users around the world have been begging for it, and Google is finally responding with the addition of 20 new countries to the list of those that can purchase paid apps in the Android Market. We first caught wind that more countries were being cycled in last week but today makes the announcement official. In …

New Leaked Verizon Roadmap Gives Details on Slew of New Android Devices

Sep 30th - Holy hot Androids, a lengthy list of upcoming Verizon devices has leaked and it looks like we are in for a whole heap of Android over the next 6 months. The list reveals a total of six new Android devices to be hitting Big Red and doesn’t skimp on the details. It looks like Motorola …

Samsung SCH-i400 Continuum Breaks Cover With two Displays, Galaxy S Branding

Sep 30th - Looks like yet another Samsung handset will join the Samsung Fascinate (with the as-of-yet unannounced Gem not making any noise for a while) on Verizon as shots of a Samsung Continuum – model number SCH-i400 – have just been uploaded to the intrawebz. There are two very significant things about this device: it is a …

Samsung Galaxy S Going to Japan via NTT DoCoMo? Galaxy Tab in March 2011

Sep 30th - The Samsung Galaxy S has yet to hit the land of the rising sun in any fashion since its debut, but that may be changing as we’ve learned NTT DoCoMo will be testing an Android-based eReader service using the Samsung Galaxy S and the Xperia X10 in late October. This is far form concrete confirmation, …

T-Mobile UK Misses “End of the Month” Window for Galaxy S Froyo

Sep 30th - No surprise here, but T-Mobile UK’s had to delay the roll out of the upgrade to Android 2.2 for the Samsung Galaxy S that they originally stated would be here by the end of the month (which would be the 30th. Which would be today.) It’s not exactly the longest of waits, however, as they …

T-Mobile Urges Against Updating Your Vibrant through Kies

Sep 30th - Uh-oh. We’ve all jumped the gun on the JI5 update for the Samsung Vibrant that looks to address issues with the GPS and make other enhancements. T-Mobile’s asking everyone to hold off on updating their Samsung Vibrant until they announce the official OTA upgrade that they’ll be sending out due to known issues. Samsung’s also …

US Cellular Introduces the Belief Project to Attract Even More customers

Sep 30th - There’s a large gap between US Cellular and the carrier they sit beneath – T-Mobile – keeping them from gaining the national spotlight that they arguably deserve, but their announcement today of the Belief Project looks to shake things up a bit and make the wireless industry more competitive. Most of their changes aim to …

Motorola Begonio Will Launch November 1st as the CLIQ 2?

Sep 30th - T-Mobile hasn’t fallen off the MOTOBLUR train yet, it seems. Engadget’s been tipped with some information regarding a supposed Motorola CLIQ 2 – codenamed Begonia (don’t ask because I don’t know either) – that will come with Android 2.2 and BLUR. It comes with WiFi calling, 3G hotspot support (something G2 owners won’t have) and …

Google Maps Update Brings Weather into Live Wallpaper

Sep 30th - Google Maps has just been updated in the Android market. There’s no official changelog to be had yet, but we’ve noticed that the live wallpaper bundled with the application now shows weather information wherever you are. This is pretty cool, but nothing worth clamoring about if you don’t even use this wallpaper. We’ll be checking …