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(Updated) Verizon Offers Buy One Get One for Droid and Eris

Dec 2nd - I just now got a call from my local Verizon branch.  They were letting me know that Verizon (Corporate) Stores are offering a buy-one-get-one deal for Android phones Friday through Monday! The deal will also be available online. Before you ask – YES, if you already bought one, guess what – you qualify (within’ 30 …

Motorola Sholes “Tablet” Spotted.

Dec 2nd - Still lookin’ for that keyboardless-Droid? Well – keep your fingers crossed for this bad boy. With any luck it’ll make it to the states. “The specs that we’ve been given to mull over are pretty impressive: 550MHz OMAP TI 3430 processor (same as the DROID), 3.7″ touch screen, 800 x 480 resolution, HDMI port, 3.5mm …

There’s No Longer a Lawsuit for That

Dec 2nd - Ah, finally. I think a few of us saw this coming. AT&T and Verizon have agreed to be friends again. They hugged it out and warm fuzzies were felt inside. Apparently an AT&T rep boarded a company jet and flew to Verizon HQ to meet Lowell McAdam with a bouquet of roses and box of …

Android comes to WiMAX

Dec 2nd - Google-backed mobile operating system Android has been given a boost in the mobile WiMAX space due to a partnership between D2 Technologies, Beceem Communications and ECS. The joint initiative will look at the deployment of the Android operating system on smartphones delivering VoIP over WiMAX and other IP-based communications capabilities. D2 provided its mCUE converged …

Android Roundup – Accumulate, Touch.B, Dell Mini And More.

Dec 2nd - Good morning Phandroidians! (Is that a word?) I’ve been searching the webs high and low this morning for some Android news to present you with.  I got a few things… So here we are with another roundup! ..aaaaaand off we go! Accumulate launches support for Android “Users of Android mobiles can now use the Accumulate …

Minor Android Roundup – Round 2

Dec 1st - Alright guys, I’m going to hit ya with a couple more little things.  I know – some of the stuff included in these roundups may not be breaking news. One or two things might should have got its own article but.. this is how I gotsta’ do it today.  There may even be another post …

Motorola CLIQ Gets Software Update

Dec 1st - Software Update for the Motorola CLIQ™ 11.30.09 Introduction From time-to-time, Motorola releases updates to enhance the overall performance of its phones. The 1.1.31 software update for Motorola CLIQ provides improvements to its battery, touch, and Bluetooth functionality. For optimal performance, we encourage you to download and install this latest software update. For more information on …

Minor Android Roundup

Dec 1st - Just wanted to give you guys a quick roundup of a couple things that I’ve seen across the interwebz lately. Give it a quick skim over and – as per usual – if you have anything to say about it feel free to check out that “Leave a Comment” box down there. ;) Enjoy! Android.com …

ZiiLABS Announces TRINITY

Dec 1st - Today ZiiLABS announced TRINITY, a “Smart/Media Phone” concept device and development platform. “Zii TRINITY is a 3.5G Smart Phone and Development Platform that supports the Optimized Android™ and native Linux®-based Plaszma™ Operating Systems. Support for High Definition 1080p video output and accelerated 3D graphics enable OEMs and ODMs to quickly and cost effectively bring differentiated …

ADC 2 Winners Announced

Nov 30th - Just a quick late night update by everyone’s favorite Talton Pettigrew (seriously, how many of those do you know?).  I was getting ready to call it a night when I noticed – low and behold – the ADC 2 winners had been announced but a few short hours ago.  I said to myself, “Self – …

Mobile Spy For Android Released

Nov 7th - For those of you lookin’ to spy on your Android-totin’ wife, bust your shenanigan-havin’ teen or simply monitor your employees – you’re now in luck! With the install of a silent application you can now monitor their every move (or enough anyway) from the interweb networks!  On the flip side.. those of you up to …

Open Letter To My Verizon Voyager

Nov 5th - Well, this is it. This is our last night together. In less than 18 hours I will have my next love affair in my hands. No offense but, do you know how freaking excited I am?! I can barely contain it! Sure, we had an alright run. I remember when I first got you. I …

T-Mobile USA Customers: Content Channel and Carrier Billing To Market

Nov 4th - Check out what mocoNews just put out. “The company said that later this month, T-Mobile will introduce a T-Mobile Channel, which will provide recommended content for the Google Android devices. Already, T-Mobile is providing a so-called “AppPack,” which suggests downloading 34 free and paid apps. The new channel is expected to by live by Thanksgiving. …

Verizon HQ: Extra $15 For Exchange? – Let Us Clarify

Nov 4th - Gearlog talked with Verizon HQ to clarify the much debated extra $15 for Exchange confusion.  The official response was good. The bottom line is this: For personal accounts, the 30$ data plan includes everything – including Exchange.  Business accounts have $45 data plans – and they too include Exchange. So there you have it. The …

Phandroid Podcast: Episode 12

Nov 4th - Welcome to Phandroid Podcast Episode 12 – aptly named “Tea time with Shiv and Phasey”, where Dave Demarest and I kick back to talk some Android. Sure, we get a little off track here and there but no worries – a surprise pop in by Rob Jackson gets us back on track. He cracked the …