Recent in Day: December 1, 2010

Google Editions Set to Launch Before End of Year

Dec 1st - When Google Editions was first conjured up last summer, the impression was that it would be launched by the time fall rolled around. The time came and went, and for much the same reason that we can only assume Google Music has been delayed, the search giant’s eBook store has been subject to the lengthy …

Latest Nielsen Report Shows Android and iPhone Most Desired Smartphone

Dec 1st - What a shocker! Nielsen’s latest findings show that not only do people want smartphones, but that those planning to move from a feature phone or upgrade from a current smartphone have spoken, and the mobile platforms they desire most are Android and iPhone. Again, hardly a shocking result based on all of the recent metrics …

[Update]: Angry Birds Seasons Flies into the Android Market

Dec 1st - We heard a Christmas-themed Angry Birds was on the way from Rovio, so why wait the greater part of the month to give yourself a gift? The new standalone Angry Birds Seasons has landed in the Android Market, bringing along 25 brand-spanking-new Christmas-themed levels and previously unreleased Halloween levels. If you’ve completed all the original …

Playstation Phone Caught on Video as if to Say Nothing More than ‘I Exist’

Dec 1st - Today must be our lucky day, as we have seen several hotly anticipated handsets gain extensive leaks. Joining the Motorola Olypmus and LG Star is the Sony Ericsson Z1 (Zeus), or as it is more commonly know, the Playstation Phone. Now the video shows a whole lot of someone using the phone’s touchscreen to scroll …

FRG830 Update Coming to Motorola Droid Test Group Today

Dec 1st - Another round of updates is upon the Motorola Droid, as Verizon is looking to begin pushing a new Froyo update to a test group of owners over the next 24 hours. The update labeled as FRG830 will most likely bring the OS version to Android 2.2.1, so don’t expect some Gingerbread 2.3 magic to occur. …

LG Star Fondled on Video, Compared to iPhone

Dec 1st - Shalom. The LG Star, a handset we first broke images of earlier this week, has made its way into the hands of GSM Israel for a pretty thorough hands-on overview. Too bad we can’t understand a lick of what is said past the initial greeting. The dual-core Tegra 2 Android 2.2 handset features a 4-inch …

Motorola Olympus Breaks Cover at Flea Market, Poses for Photoshoot

Dec 1st - Of all the places you’d expect to find Motorola’s next-gen, dual-core superphone, for sale at a flea market might be the last place you’d look. Apparently we should all be hanging out at more flea markets, though, as that is exactly where the snapper of these pictures says he obtained the Motorola Olympus. While the …