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FYI: Phone-A-Day Give Away Contest Update

Jun 16th - Hey all, Talton here.  Rob’s just a hair busy –  so you’re stuck with me! We just wanted to drop a quick post to let everyone know where we are with the big bad ‘Phone-A-Day Give Away’ contest we have going.  So far we have picked winners for days 1-6, and congrats to them! All …

Live at 1:00pm Eastern – Phandroid(ish) Podcast 20

Apr 30th - Live at 1:00PM Eastern Dave Demarest and Talton Pettigrew talk some Android. To be up front we’re just sorta wingin’ this one, and it’ll be brought to you Tea Time style.  What will we talk about? Who knows! But it’ll probably have something to do with Android.  Considering my wife just got the Incredible, that …

Manually Update Your Droid To 2.1 (ESE81)

Mar 31st - If you’ve got the 2.1 itch but  don’t want to go through all the trouble of waiting for that pesky OTA to arrive – the folks over at AndroidForums have the solution for you! One of our Guides, Trident, has worked with a couple other users to get the ESE81 2.1 file and put together …

Verizon Posts Droid 2.1 Update Info

Mar 17th - Good morning Phandroidians! Those of you holding a Droid may be delighted to hear that it looks like the update to 2.1 is right around the corner.  Verizon has posted update details on their website, and it looks like the roll-out is expected to begin tomorrow. Here’s the full list: Enhancements: – Pinch-to-zoom is now …

Droid Acting Up This Morning? Don’t Panic!

Mar 3rd - I woke this morning to find I had zero 3g coverage on Verizon. No data!  Maps, Google Talk, Market, Browser – all dead. I probably restarted my phone 5 times, went through the settings a couple, and even REMOVED THE BATTERY.. but to no avail. Fortunately it only took but a glance on our forums …

Google Earth For Stock Droid 2.0.1

Feb 24th - So as I was laying in bed last night I stumbled upon a little something called Google Earth – for my Droid.  Having never before heard of this “Google Earth” thing I said to myself:  “Self, let’s install it.” …and so I did. It was pretty awesome.  Kept me awake far too long! (sorry, only …

Lawsuit: City Caller ID Application Pulled From Market

Feb 23rd - You may already be aware of this but just in case you’re not, well.. I’ll tell you – and then let you vote on the issue.  In short, the much loved app City Caller ID by Christopher Chenoweth has been removed to avoid a lawsuit.  If you were to try to update it now, you …

Motorola’s Droid 2.1 Info Page Removed – Screenshots Inside

Feb 10th - Earlier today we made a post about a page that went live on Motorola’s site providing details of the 2.1 push to the Droid. Unfortunately not long after our post the page was taken down. Fortunately for our readers, one of my friends still had it up on her browser – and she took a …

Android News Roundup

Jan 7th - What this article touches on: AT&T Phones, Nexus One Talk, A Few Application Announcements, Other Phones in News, HP Smartbook and ICD Tablet, and the Powermat. AT&T’s Android Phones Some are saying one of the HTC phones coming to AT&T might the the HTC Lancaster. For a while there a bit back that was what …

Samsung Moment First Mobile Phone To Demonstrate Mobile TV Chip

Jan 7th - The Samsung Moment was used yesterday to demonstrate a new mobile TV chip that allows the phone to pick up local broadcast stations, “including prime-time network programs, local news and sports and emergency alerts.” An excerpt from the press release: Moment was selected because of its 3.2-inch AMOLED display screen, which delivers crisp colors, bright …

WIND Trying To Bring Nexus One To Canada

Jan 7th - WIND Mobile has said they are trying to get the Nexus One to Canada, and are in talks with the big G to make it happen. This would be great news for both Canadian Android lovers and WIND – as this could really help propel them up the ranks a bit. I would ask if …

Motorola Announces Ridiculously Ugly Android Home Phone

Jan 7th - Home phones? Those things are still around?  Eh, I suppose they’re still useful.  At any rate, Motorola showed one off at CES that AndroidandMe have reported on.  They say it should launch Q2 2010 for around $150. Since I’m just not a home phone type of guy maybe it’s silly of me to comment on …

Saygus Announces “Competitive Pricing” Video Phone

Jan 7th - Saygus has announced the VPhone – it’s Android flavored video conferencing phone that can do 2 way video conferencing on 3G and even Edge networks.. without tearing up bandwidth.  It’s a sleek looking phone, that’s for sure. (full size high resolution pictures on their site) Some of the features listed: Smartphone/PDA/Handset PIMS (Personal Information Management …

Lenovo Announces Android Phone: LePhone

Jan 7th - At their press conference yesterday during CES Lenovo announced an Android phone: LePhone.  I don’t like LeName – seeings how it’s headed toward China and not France but you know – whatevs! Seems to be a nice enough device. The candybar phone has a 3.7 inch 480X800 display, front and rear facing cameras, and a …

Google Effs the iPhone (NSFW)

Jan 6th - Thanks to Gizmodo Google’s second new device has been brought to our attention! Here’s an exclusive video from LandLineTv that was just too good to *not* pass along to our readers. Enjoy! (but not around your boss or kids – language.) I thought it was pretty hilarious. [ Gizmodo |  LandLineTV ]