Recent in Month: January 2011

HTC Inspire 4G Guide, Demo, Tutorials Uncovered

Jan 31st - Are you twiddling your thumbs, waiting  for the HTC Inspire 4G to officially drop so you can pick it up? Members on our Inspire 4G Forums aren’t settling for thumb-twiddling… they’re scavenging around the web picking apart any piece of Inspire 4G goodness they can find. And check out the gem they found courtesy of ...

Xperia Arc’s ANT+ Technology Will Integrate With Fitness Products [VIDEO]

Jan 31st - Sony Ericsson just took to YouTube with a video detailing ANT+ – a communication standard used to communicate with all sorts of fitness products such as pedometers, heart rate monitors, and more. It’s software based – so all of their products will get it sooner or later – and enables you to look at your ...

Motorola Preps Epic-Looking XOOM Teaser for Super Bowl

Jan 31st - It’s Super Bowl week, folks, and you had to guess that – among the biggest carriers in the United States – Verizon and Motorola had something cooked up. They’ve chosen the Motorola XOOM, appropriately, and while they don’t show much of the tablet itself, they do a good job of getting the message across. The ...

Nexus S Heads to Vodafone Germany

Jan 31st - The Samsung Nexus S is indeed heading to Vodafone, something we heard when the white version of the phone was leaked sometime last week. Vodafone’s German branch will be carrying the device, and we expect all of their European branches will at some point. We couldn’t find the coming soon page on Vodafone Germany’s site, ...

Another Android-based Hardline Phone + Detachable Tablet

Jan 31st - Remember that Cisco Cius phone that doubled as an Android tablet for the business professional? Well this little guy out of Japan – called the Nakayo – doesn’t look nearly as cool, but it’s built on the same idea – your hardline phone (home or office) is Android-enabled, and the touchscreen doubles as a detachable ...

Motorola i1Q for Sprint Nextel Shows Its Face

Jan 31st - We don’t see a ton of rugged, push-to-talk Androids flooding the streets. In fact, the only one that comes to mind is the Motorola i1 which launched mid-2010. It looks like that phone may finally have a successor as a GrupoAndroid member has uncovered pictures of what they claim is the Motorola i1Q: As you ...

Did the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Pass Bluetooth Certification? [GT-P1003]

Jan 31st - A new “Samsung Mobile Tablet” device has passed Bluetooth ORG’s certfication with the model number GT-P1003. This could be many things: a Wi-Fi only version of the original Galaxy Tab, a 4G version of the Galaxy Tab set to launch on a couple of carriers, or even the Galaxy Tab 2 that is set to ...

ASRock Launching Tegra 2, Android 3.0 Tablets By July

Jan 31st - I think a lot of manufacturers are thinking now or never in terms of their Android Tablet hopes. Not because Android Tablets are going anywhere soon, but because first mover advantage and brand recognition count for a lot. That’s probably why Taiwan-based ASRock and Pegatron are promising 7-inch and 10-inch Android Tablets in Q2 2010 ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Gets Its First Carrier – O2 UK in April

Jan 31st - All of the videos and previews of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc in the world couldn’t answer the question we’ve really been waiting for – when is this coming out, where is it coming out, and for how much? We’ve got the “where” part down, at least: O2 UK has just thrown up a coming ...

Gingerblur: Droid X Gets Previewed With Android 2.3 And MOTO BLUR

Jan 31st - Right now if you’re running an unrooted Droid X then you’re sitting on Froyo – Android 2.2. But if you’re p3droid over at MyDroidWorld then you’ve already got Android 2.3 Gingerbread running on  you Droid X featuring the most recent rendition of Motorola Blur. First of all, pardon the animated GIF that makes me want to ...

Android Tablets Gain 22% of Total Shipments, Knocks iPad Down a Notch

Jan 31st - Market researcher Strategy Analytics has released a new report showing that Android tablet shipments have gone from 2.3 percent in the 3rd quarter of 2010 to 22% in the 4th, bringing the iPad from 96% down to 75%. This is impressive growth considering the Samsung Galaxy Tab was one of the only mainstream tablet products ...

Verizon Drops Pricing on Fascinate, DROID 2 R2-D2, Incredible, Plus More

Jan 31st - Following the news that Verizon would be switching up their rebate programs to give customers the best prices on new devices at the point of sale, they’ve dropped the prices of several devices. The Motorola DROID 2 R2-D2 edition is now $99.99 along with the Samsung Fascinate and the HTC Droid Incredible. I took a ...

Enspert Smart Pad Android Tablet: $349 Pre-Sale Starts Tomorrow

Jan 31st - If you’re in the market for an Android Tablet that won’t break the bank but is more useful than a paperweight, you might want to set your watch to 1PM EST tomorrow, February 1st. That’s when the Enspert E201, a Korean-made 7-inch Android Tablet, will begin its $349 pre-sale with units shipping on February 15th. ...

Official: Dell Streak 7 Coming Feb. 2 for $199.99

Jan 31st - T-Mobile’s finally made the Dell Streak 7’s pricing and availability information official: you’ll be able to grab this thing up for $199.99 after a two-year agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate on February 2nd. We were a bit worried when T-Mobile denied the rumored pricing earlier this month – $330. Thankfully, the final retail price ...

NFL Releases Super Bowl 45 App, Have Fun Trying to Open It

Jan 31st - We’ve just learned that the National Football League has released an app for Super Bowl 45. Features include a 3D map of North Texas that’ll help you find places to crash, eat, and chill. They’ll also have a slate of Super Bowl-related events leading up to the big game. Considering my Green Bay Packers are ...