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HTC Portfolio 2010 (Q1-Q2)

Dec 7th - Alright everyone. I knew this leak was coming for a couple days now but thanks to one of those massive, pounding headaches was asleep at the time of the posting. I had fully intended on refreshing XDA repeatedly to be the first to link back to it, but as you can see I fell behind.  …

Android Needs More European Love – App Explosion Should Help

Dec 6th - Reuters recently published an article summarizing what IDC had to say about Android’s market share in Europe.  It would seem Europeans are shying away from Android phones, showing little interest.  The bottom line – many don’t understand what Android really is, and the lack of devices available further hurt awareness. “HELSINKI (Reuters) – Operators pushed …

Zii Trinity’s HD Playback Demo

Dec 6th - I love Wall-E. What a little guy he is! Ah, if only I could have been there personally to see it being played off the Zii Trinity. From what we can tell it was smooth and looked great. Also note: A few days back CNET Asia posted a video of the concept device being handled.  …

Motorola’s First iDEN Android Phone Surfaces?

Dec 6th - The guys over at BGR have received a few pictures of what they’ve been told is the first Motorola iDEN handset for Android – called Opus One.  I don’t know who is doin’ the telling but BGR is pretty good about what they post. Not a thing other than the pictures themselves are available. Oh …

Camangi WebStation Taking Preorders

Dec 5th - “Camangi WebStation is the world’s first 7-inch handheld device that runs Google Android. The Camangi WebStation brings a new way to enjoy the Internet and your entertainment all under a stylish Internet Tablet.” Well I don’t know about you but at first glance this thing looks pretty tight to me. For $389.99 I’m half tempted! …

Upcoming HTC Espresso: Hero With Slider

Dec 5th - It looks like HTC is working on a second version of the Hero – one with a slider qwerty. The leaked specifications match that of the Hero, the rest are unknown at this point. We’ll keep an eye on this and update as we can. Looks like we should be able to knock this one …

Rumor Mill: T-Mobile To Get Passion?

Dec 5th - “Let me just preface this post with a total rumor disclaimer, to be read only with serious grains of salt. That being said, information has been passed along to me in a very James Bond type way from a trusty ninja who has yet to lead me astray. The information contains detail regarding the so …

Google Visual Search Coming To Android

Dec 5th - “Google is working on Google Visual Search, a mobile application that lets users take a picture of a location from their Android-powered smartphone and trigger a Google search that pulls up information associated with the image. The search engine revealed its plans on CNBC’s “Inside the Mind of Google,” segment Dec. 3. Pairing digital ads, …

Android Flip/Dumb Phones – Not Too Far Off?

Dec 4th - The guys over at AndroidandMe have published an article that has piqued my interest. They did a rather stellar job of putting together a few possible puzzle pieces and coming up with what could be coming in the future.  Or what coulda’ been coming and won’t. Or what won’t come. My point is – this …

(Updated) Droid Eris Getting OS Upgrade In Coming Months

Dec 4th - BGR is reporting the Eris is set to get an OS upgrade in Q1 of 2010. Unsure of many details however. They say, and I quote: “We’ve received word that the HTC DROID Eris on Verizon Wireless will definitely be getting an OS upgrade sometime in Q1. We haven’t been told exactly what OS version …

Verizon’s Data Package Needs A Family Plan

Dec 3rd - So this has been bugging me since the release of the Droid(s).  Am I the only one irked by Verizon’s $29.99 per device unlimited data plan? (It’s okay if I am – you can post a comment telling me I’m being a baby, that’s fine.. my feelings won’t be hurt I promise.) My lonely Droid …

Android SDK Updates

Dec 3rd - “Today we are releasing updates to multiple components of the Android SDK: Android 2.0.1 revision 1, Android 1.6 revision 2 and SDK Tools, revision 4. Android 2.0.1 is a minor update to Android 2.0. This update includes several bug fixes and behavior changes, such as application resource selection based on API level and changes to …

(Updated) Verizon Buy One Get One for the Droid (Eris) Confirmed

Dec 3rd - Remember that little post I made yesterday around noon.. you know, the little buy one get one deal on the Androids?  Well since that posting I’ve been in contact with the store a few times looking for something more solid than just their words as confirmation. To hold me over they updated their Facebook page …

Another Motorola Device Spotted

Dec 3rd - What might this be? I sure know what it looks like to me. A rounded possibly keyboardless Droid.  You know… slightly closer iPhone feel about it. /shifty eyes Just sayin’… Yard over at BGR tipped this one off. What do they have to say about it? “…apparently a full touchscreen device that features an 8 …

LG GW620 Preview

Dec 3rd - PhoneArena posted a rather lengthy and in-depth preview of the LG GW620 this morning based on a prototype unit it appears they got their hands on. They’ve got plenty of hardware shots (including 360 degree) and a number of screenshots of the software too.  I’ll give you a little taste of it here but will …