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News Roundup

Nov 4th - This morning we decided to search the webs high and low for stuff in the happenings that we may have missed or simply popped up over night – in case ya missed it elsewhere.  Rather than spit out several articles for each one we’re going to save RSS readers everywhere a very minimal amount of …

Google: “ISO Developers for App2SD”

Nov 3rd - You know that pesky “apps can’t install to SD card” problem you’re having to root your way around? *Ahem, XDA*… Check this out: “At the android-platform group, we’ve been hashing out a scheme for adding in official apps-to-sd support to AOSP. We have a couple of google engineers following along/helping out and are now at …

AT&T To Verizon: “We Gotta Rap For That!”

Nov 3rd - And to be clear, that’s: Rap, [rap] – verb – 1. Slang. to criticize sharply: Critics could hardly wait to rap the play. 2. Slang. to talk or discuss, esp. freely, openly, or volubly; chat. not: 3. Slang. to talk rhythmically to the beat of rap music. You undoubtedly remember the Verizon jabs at AT&T …

Samsung Saturn i6500

Nov 3rd - Looks like Samsung is moving forward at a respectable pace with it’s newest addition,  Saturn i6500.  The wifi certification document got leaked a couple days ago and the webs have been abuzz since. …and thanks to GSM Arena we’ve got some preliminary specs for you, too.

Wake Up Humans: DROID Goes on Sale Early – Confirmed

Nov 3rd - Extended Hours, In-Store Demos, Unique Times Sq. Billboard, Other Events Planned For Nationwide Debut at Verizon Wireless Communications Stores BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Many of Verizon Wireless’ more than 2,000 Communications Stores will open early Friday (Nov. 6) to give customers the earliest opportunity to purchase the DROID by Motorola on its first day of …

Novosoft Releases Handy Backup For Android

Nov 3rd - Some of you may be familiar with the company Novosoft.  Well, they have a product called Handy Backup which boasts a fair number of features. Encryption, on the fly compression, image backups, etc. You can read more about that if you like on their site. But what is relevant to US is that today they …

Android Powers HD ENT N97

Nov 3rd - “Shenzhen Eston is going to launch a new N series MID after its N83 and N93 MID. This new MID is called N97, and runs on the Android OS. it will comes with full HD capability, and supports MPG, WMV, AVI, 3GP, MP4 videos. Eston N97 is Powered by a Marvell PXA303 processor, and features …

Android 2.1 So Far – What We Know Already

Nov 2nd - It astounds us to know that Android 2.0 has only JUST BARELY launched-ish and already we’re getting info about 2.1 Features, removed “features”, and bug fixes. Fortunately for you we just can’t keep it in any longer.  It’s time to share with my Phandroid friends all the juicy details we’re holding within! .. Bah, I’m …

Droid Users: Accessing Exchange Will (Naturally) Cost You

Nov 2nd - This may not come as a surprise to many – those of you a little more familiar with Smartphone Plans on the Big Red – but to the rest, fair warning:  If you plan to use ActiveSync to connect Exchange you can expect to pay a little more. “The industry is abuzz over the Motorola …

Mio MiBuddy To Run On Android

Nov 2nd - Those of you looking for a stand-alone GPS may be interested in this. It was posted a few days ago over at NaviGadget. “GPS navigation system maker Mio is planning for a new lineup of device called Mio MiBuddy. The rumor is that these devices will come with Google’s Android OS as soon as 2010. …

Acer Liquid’s SnapDragon clocked at 768Mhz

Nov 2nd - Interesting find here. Apparently rather than the 1Ghz anticipated clock speed for the Liquid’s SnapDragon processor, that bad boys’ movin’ at 768Mhz. Oh Snap! The general response so far seems to be “..What?” on this one. As Engadget put it: Who knows, maybe it’s for battery life. There’s also a video at MobileTechWorld.

Sprint releases Samsung Moment

Nov 2nd - “With the Android Platform, you’ll connect seamlessly to your personal and work life through its rich Internet browsing, huge selection of mobile apps, plus powerful productivity tools-all with the speed of the Now Network. Combine that with the full capacitive touchscreen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard, along with the brilliant wide display and you have the …

Looks Like More Android Coming To VZW

Nov 2nd - It looks like if all goes well with the Droid Verizon intents on upping the smartphone ante. “One of our really solid connects just had some information for us and we think you’re going to love it. With the Motorola DROID being Verizon’s hot handset at the moment, you’d figure that the Moto would be …

T-Mobile + Sholes = <3 ...?

Nov 2nd - Normally we don’t like to post news that we’re a little behind the power curve on – but this one seems worthy of a mention. Now we’re not saying this is anything more than a rumor but hey, we like to bring hope to the masses. So all you T-Mobile subscribers who’ve been droppin’ tears …

Milestone Goes (More) Official!

Nov 2nd - A couplafew of our readers have sent in a couple links relevant to our interests. For those of you who can’t be bothered going through all the comments on articles, I’m bringin’ them to ya. First, we have the press release from Motorola: “BASINGSTOKE, United Kingdom – October 28, 2009 –– Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT), …