Carl Channon

All 5 Major UK Networks To Offer the HTC Desire

Feb 19th - I have a feeling the HTC Desire is gong to be big in the UK – We recently spread the word UK networks Orange and T-mobile will be stocking the Android 2.1 based phones and now I’m pleased to tell you O2 , Vodafone and 3 have joined the ranks offering it too!This means all …

Opera Mobile Shown On Nexus One

Feb 18th - We recently told you Opera Mobile for Android will make an appearance at the MWC 2010 and TechCrunch has a video demonstrating Opera Mobile on the Nexus One in action. Check it out!Looks awesome and sports a very nice UI, exactly what we’d expect from Opera. I didn’t notice and it wasn’t asked in the …

Official BBC App Coming to Android

Feb 18th - People in the UK would be glad to hear that the BBC plans on releasing an official app for Android to deliver their core services such as BBC news and BBC sport, possibly even their interactive ‘catch up’  TV service – the iplayer.According to their press release the BBC will first initially release an app …

MWC 2010 HOT Phones Available for Pre-order from eXpansy’s now!

Feb 18th - We’ve seen some really interesting Android phones discovered this week at the Mobile world Congress (MWC 2010) in Barcelona – oh how I wish I could be there…..  Well to pile on the good news, some ‘Top picks from this years event’ are already available for pre-order from none other than popular online UK e-retailer …

Next Version of Android: F for Froyo

Jan 17th - I never expected this but the guys over at Engadget recently interviewed Erick Tseng – Senior Product Manager of Android.. where he dished up some delicious info. The next version of Android will be called Froyo –  short for frozen yogurt!Very interesting indeed! Personally I had my bets on the F being Flan considering it …

Motorola Milestone: UK Price Drop

Jan 16th - Here’s some good news for those interested in purchasing the Motorola Milestone (Same as the popular U.S Motorola Droid) from the UK – It has taken a price drop since Expansys lost its exclusivity just a few days ago and likely due to Google’s newly released Nexus One, too. There’s nothing like a bit of …

Motorola’s Upcoming Device ‘Ruth’ Info Leaked

Jan 16th - It seems like another Motorola Android device could be in the works called ‘Ruth’ or ‘MB511’, CellPhoneSignal.com is reporting – thanks to a leak. Check it out:It seems the device will feature Motorola’s custom UI ‘Blur’, run Android 1.5 (cupcake), have aGPS, WiFi b/g & bluetooth. It will also have a QWERTY keyboard and run …

3 Sweden Getting HTC Bravo.. in March?

Jan 16th - We’ve had the HTC Bravo in sight since HTC’s roadmap was leaked onto the Internet. Well here’s some exciting news for those from Sweden. 3 Sweden recently made a post on their Official Facebook page about the Bravo:3 Sweden: We have just taken the decision to take on HTC Bravo (expected in March) and that …

Motorola Backflip Official Video Promo

Jan 14th - We’ve heard a fair bit about the Motorola Backflip especially since we first reported exclusive leaked images thanks to an anonymous tipster dude & don’t forget just last week we posted a video demo of it at CES, viva Las Vegas style.Now Motorola’s official Youtube account has published a video promo for the Backflip. Check …

Sony Ericsson’s ‘Robyn’

Jan 7th - Some photos have appeared on the web of Sony Ericsson’s new upcoming Android handset the ‘Robyn’ which also seems to feature SE’s own custom UI. The same as on the X10.As you can see it does look very similar to the Xperia X10 but obviously much smaller. Not much is known about the ‘Robyn’ but …

Nexus One Naked

Jan 6th - You have a brand spanking new $529 “superphone”. One of the latest hottest handsets, what do you decide to do? Well I know what I wouldn’t do with it…. take it apart into pieces. Luckily you or I don’t have to (unless you really want to) because iFixit has stripped the Nexus One, prodded inside, …

Nexus One Coming To Vodafone ‘in a few short weeks’

Jan 6th - Here’s some news bound to excite those drooling over the Nexus One in Europe, specifically the UK for now. A Vodafone spokeswoman said:“I can confirm that Vodafone is the first operator to partner with Google to offer the Nexus One in Europe, starting soon in the UK, in a few short weeks”Yes! Only a “Few …

General Mobile’s 2nd Android Phone: The COSMOS

Jan 2nd - Well here’s another interesting beginning to the new year. A new Android handset by General Mobile titled the COSMOS.Android Authority received some pictures and details of the new Android-powered handset. This is GM’s first phone with Android 2.0 and successor to their first Android handset the DSTL1. Check out some images below:Reported specs include: Powerful …

Nexus One Gets Rooted!

Jan 2nd - I think we all expected the Nexus One to be rooted sooner or later but maybe not before it has even been officially announced!Thanks to MoDaCo’s founder Paul O’Brien yesterday he announced “Superboot” via a  thread on his site.Superboot is a boot.img that when flashed, will root your device the first time you bootThe image shown …

Is the HTC Bravo the HTC Incredible?

Jan 2nd - A few weeks ago some names were found in a ROM including ‘HTC Bravo’ & ‘HTC Incredible’. Then shortly after the HTC Portfolio for 2010 (Q1 & Q2) leaked onto the internet which put some of those discovered names to images and spec’s. Well in the same informative post on XDA, ‘b3ler3fonte‘ also shares some …