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T-Mobile Adds myTouch to Android Phone Line-Up

T-Mobile Adds myTouch to Android Phone Line-Up Just a couple of days ago when the G2 Android phone was announced, here comes T-Mobile again adding another Android phone to its line-up. This time it's the T-Mobile myTouch, an Android-powered smartphone that supports 4G connectivity. This means that you can enjoy ultra-fast HSPA connection, enough to let you share HD photos and videos with ease, as well as do video chat. Also, with 4G connectivity, the new T-Mobile myTouch Android phone  will...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Teaser Page Lands on T-Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Tab Teaser Page Lands on T-Mobile Even though T-Mobile has unveiled its teaser page for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab, a release date and pricing information has yet to be announced. The teaser page offers a sweet picture of the Galaxy Tab, some key information about Samsung's latest Android device, and a place where you can enter in your name and email address to receive information about the Tab. T-Mobile still emphasizes the fact that the Galaxy Tab will be availabl...

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Verizon Wireless Offers HTC Droid Incredible BOGA

Verizon Wireless Offers HTC Droid Incredible BOGA In an effort to boost sales of the HTC Droid Incredible, Verizon Wireless has announced a new promotion for the device. Similar to what is currently offered for the the Samsung Fascinate, the HTC Droid Incredible will be offered Buy-One-Get-Any phone free. Verizon has many enticing Android smartphones available (such as the Motorola Droid X, Motorola Droid 2, and Samsung Fascinate), making it hard to decide which Android phone to buy on Ver...

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Paid Android Apps Expand to More Countries

Paid Android Apps Expand to More Countries Google just announced that Android app developers from other international countries can now start selling their apps on the Android Marketplace. Android phone users of these countries will likewise get the chance to purchase this app directly on their phones from the Marketplace. While some users which use to get only free apps in their Android Marketplace managed to get around and grab some paid apps before, it only works for rooted Android pho...

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Google Revives Nexus One Selling Site into an Android Phone Gallery

Google Revives Nexus One Selling Site into an Android Phone Gallery Since Google has stopped selling the Nexus One a couple of months ago, it has decided to make use of the cool subdomain - http://google.com/phone for other purposes. The site has just went live again and now contains a gallery of  several Android phones available in the market so far.  According to Google, they want to make it easier for users to find and select what Android phones they are going to buy.  The site serves as an integration of...

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Beejive Releases its Expensive Android App, $9.99 to Mobile Chat

Beejive Releases its Expensive Android App, $9.99 to Mobile Chat What's the most expensive apps that you have installed on your Android phone so far? Are you willing to spend $9.99 to have an Android app that lets you access all your IM clients into a single app? If you do, well you might want to check out BeejiveIM which was just released into the Android Marketplace. This Android app supports major IM clients such as GoogleTalk, Facebook Chat, ICQ,  Jabber, MSN/Windows Live, Yahoo Messenger, and MySpace. A...

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Sony Ericsson LiveView Android Accessory Will Make You Forget About Your Phone

Sony Ericsson LiveView Android Accessory Will Make You Forget About Your Phone If you own the bulky Xperia X10 smartphone or any other relatively big Android phone, you'd be glad about what Sony Ericsson has just announced - the LiveView Micro OLED display. The Sony Ericsson LiveView basically provides you with a miniature external display for your Android phones. It connects with your Android phones via Bluetooth and lets you do some normal things that you'd do often on your Android phones - read Facebook updates, contro...

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As Expected Verizon Official Announces the Motorola Droid R2-D2, Available on September 30!

As Expected Verizon Official Announces the Motorola Droid R2-D2, Available on September 30! So the dummy units of the special edition Motorola Droid R2-D2 that started shipping to Verizon stores last week were really in preparation for the release of the actual Droid 2 R2-D2 smartphone. Yes, Verizon has just made this official by way of a press release announcing the availability of this smartphone that will definitely tickle the fancies of many Star Wars fans. The force will be with you on September 30 if you visit Verizon stores or ch...

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Sharp Launches Galapagos Tablets, Will there be Android Inside?

Sharp Launches Galapagos Tablets, Will there be Android Inside? They just continue to pour in. The latest Japanese company to join the tablet wars is Sharp which just announced two new tablets in 5-  and 10-inch iterations. Sorry if I will cause you to grinch, but believe it or not, these tablets will be called the Sharp Galapagos. I know it doesn't sound very tablet-like but hey, it's their product so we can't do anything about it's not so appropriate name. Anyway, the announcement was very vivid with deta...

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Special Edition Droid R2-D2 Dummy Units Appear in Verizon Wireless Stores

Special Edition Droid R2-D2 Dummy Units Appear in Verizon Wireless Stores In just six days Star Wars and Android will clash in the epic Motorola R2-D2 Droid 2 Special Edition smartphone. Even before the official announcement of the Motorola Droid 2, several rumors were circulating the Internet of a possible special edition version of the Droid 2. Since the official announcement of the Droid 2, which also mentioned the special edition Droid 2, many Star Wars enthusiasts have been anxiously awaiting the day the Andro...

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T-Mobile G2 Available for Pre-Order for Existing T-Mobile Customers

T-Mobile G2 Available for Pre-Order for Existing T-Mobile Customers In case you are interested in the upcoming T-Mobile Android smartphone -- the T-Mobile G2 -- then you are probably already aware that Best Buy and RadioShack have been taking pre-orders of the phone for the past few weeks. As of today, T-Mobile joins those two companies in allowing pre-orders for the T-Mobile G2. However, to take advantage of pre-ordering the smartphone with T-Mobile, you must be a current T-Mobile customer, as this is a spec...

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GPS Fix for Captivate Released While Froyo Update Remains Wanted

GPS Fix for Captivate Released While Froyo Update Remains Wanted Samsung has finally released an update to fix the GPS issue of the Captivate, a Samsung Galaxy S family device which is also AT&T's best android deal. Some users of the Captivate have been experiencing the issue with GPS ever since the phone was launched back in July this year. Let's hope the update puts to rest the complains of no or little GPS connectivity. The update will also bring other goodies, like full version of QuickOffice, impro...

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Sony Ericsson Moves Update of Xperia X10 to Android 2.1 to End of October

Sony Ericsson Moves Update of Xperia X10 to Android 2.1 to End of October Sometime before the end of August we reported that Sony Ericsson was planning to update the stock OS of its Xperia X10 smartphones to a newer version of Android OS. If you're a big Sony Ericsson fan and still got the Xperia X10 despite running only Android 1.5 OS you must have jumped for joy when it was announced that Android 2.1 is coming to your handset by end of September. Well, sorry to tell you folks but you may have to wait a few more weeks...

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Droid 2 World Edition Might Feature a 1.2 Ghz Processor!

Droid 2 World Edition Might Feature a 1.2 Ghz Processor! Motorola plans to release the Droid 2 outside the US under the tag name of Droid 2 World Edition (WE). Documents leaked earlier suggested that the phone might see a launch event this month, but that seems very unlikely now since no formal announcement has been made so far by the company. But if the latest rumors about the phone are to be believed, the Droid 2 WE might come packed with a processor pegged at 1.2 Ghz. The guys at Droid-Life were ...

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Dell CEO Shows Off its New 7-inch Android Tablet

Dell CEO Shows Off its New 7-inch Android Tablet Look what we have here. Dell CEO, Michael Dell amuses the crowd at the Oracle Conference in San Francisco by pulling out what seemed like a bigger Streak tablet. In case you're not aware, Dell has recently released the Dell Streak tablet, a 5-inch device that has some mobile phone capabilities. Although, not everyone had the chance to get hold of this Streak tablet yet, hence there was not much hype about it's still worthy to note that the said 5...

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Verizon Rolling Out Android 2.2 Update for Motorola Droid X

Verizon Rolling Out Android 2.2 Update for Motorola Droid X With a powerful Android phone such as the Motorola Droid X, it's quite surprising that it was released before without the latest Android 2.2 OS. It might have taken Verizon this long but then it doesn't matter anymore since it will be happening tomorrow (Sept 22) and all of you who got the Motorola Droid X from Verizon Wireless will soon enjoy the good things that Froyo will be bringing to your Droid X. The Android 2.2 update will be pushed to a...

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HTC Also Prepping Up an Android Tablet

HTC Also Prepping Up an Android Tablet Look who is joining the tablet PC wars? No other than HTC which if you may recall recently launched two new Android 2.2 Smartphones - the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z. And as we all know, HTC has been actively supporting the Android OS. So, it is not really surprising to know that the company is also planning to launch its own Android tablet. But what comes as a surprise is the rate by which HTC wants to come up with its Android tablet. Digitim...

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Rumor: Verizon May Drop the Motorola Droid 2 in Favor of a World Edition Droid 2

Rumor: Verizon May Drop the Motorola Droid 2 in Favor of a World Edition Droid 2 The Motorola Droid 2 triumphantly launched August 12 on Verizon Wireless as the successor to the Motorola Droid. Recently, there have been rumors circulating that Verizon Wireless is going to launch a world edition of the Droid 2, essentially meaning owners could use the Droid 2 overseas without any problems. Naturally such a phone appeals to the constant traveler, but for Americans who stay in the United States, a world phone isn't necessary...

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Confirmed: Verizon Will Not Update the HTC Droid Eris to Android 2.2

Confirmed: Verizon Will Not Update the HTC Droid Eris to Android 2.2 Brenda Raney, spokeswoman for Verizon Wireless, announced that the HTC Droid Eris will not be upgraded to Android 2.2 in a statement to ComputerWorld. Here is her exact statement on the matter: "We have other options in Android devices, so this is part of the normal evolution of our portfolio." For HTC Droid Eris owners, this comes as a major disappointment because many owners still have a good year left on their two-year contract, yet they...

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Samsung to Release the Galaxy Tab With Four U.S. Carriers

Samsung to Release the Galaxy Tab With Four U.S. Carriers Samsung today has officially announced the availability of the Android-powered Galaxy Tab to the U.S. market in the coming months. Although, no definite release date was announced, what was more suprising about the announcement is the fact that the Samsung Galaxy Tab will be released not with just one U.S. carrier but four major carriers - AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile. All four major carriers have already announced the availab...

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HTC Also Launches the Desire HD and Desire Z Android 2.2 Phones

HTC Also Launches the Desire HD and Desire Z Android 2.2 Phones Aside from LG which announced two of its new flagship Android 2.2 smartphones, HTC also just unveiled two of its upcoming offerings - the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z. Both smartphones will be released sometime next month running Google Android 2.2 Froyo and will also come with a new HTC Sense experience with full access to a new HTC online service - HTCSense.com. Slated for release sometime in October 2010, the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z ...

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LG Launches the Optimus One and Optimus Chic Android 2.2 Smartphones

LG Launches the Optimus One and Optimus Chic Android 2.2 Smartphones If Samsung has fascinated us with the recently released Samsung Fascinate running on Android 2.2, LG is not going to take this just sitting down. And so LG Korea has just officially launched not just one but two new Android 2.2 smartphones - the LG Optimus One and LG Optimus Chic. With Android 2.2, both LG Optimus One and LG Optimus Chic earned the honor of getting the latest Android OS upon launch. This also ensures that you'd get one of the...

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Motorola Charm Receives a $25 Price Drop

Motorola Charm Receives a $25 Price Drop T-Mobile's latest Android Smartphone is the Motorola Charm, a candybar, low-end Android device designed to meet the needs of individuals on a restricted budget. Previously, it sold for $74.99 but recently received a price cut of $25, so it now sells for $49.99. Personally, for its specs, I always believed $75 was a bit costly for a simple device, so I find its new price of $49.99 more enticing. The Motorola Charm feature a 2.8 inch touch s...

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Android to Become the No.1 Mobile OS in 2014, Says Gartner

Android to Become the No.1 Mobile OS in 2014, Says Gartner At the rate the mobile phone manufacturers are coming out with their respective Android smartphones, it's not surprising that several industry analyst are now forecasting that Google's smartphone OS will soon overtake the current industry leaders such as RIM and iOS. Gartner is the latest analyst who made an interesting forecast about Android OS, saying that it will become the no.2 mobile OS by 2010 before finally conquering the no. 1 spot afte...

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Froyo Isn't Designed for Tablet Use, Galaxy Tab Says "What?"

Froyo Isn't Designed for Tablet Use, Galaxy Tab Says "What?" Manufacturers who are running Android 2.2 on tablets (i.e. Samsung with its Galaxy Tab) are simply trying to use an OS meant for smartphones on a tablet. People are skeptical about this being the case, but Hugo Barra, director of mobile products at Google, seems to agree -- as he issued this statement to TechRader on tablets running Froyo. "Android is an open platform. We saw at IFA 2010 all sorts of devices running Android, so it already r...

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Froyo Isn’t Designed for Tablet Use, Galaxy Tab Says “What?”

Froyo Isn’t Designed for Tablet Use, Galaxy Tab Says “What?” Manufacturers who are running Android 2.2 on tablets (i.e. Samsung with its Galaxy Tab) are simply trying to use an OS meant for smartphones on a tablet. People are skeptical about this being the case, but Hugo Barra, director of mobile products at Google, seems to agree -- as he issued this statement to TechRader on tablets running Froyo. "Android is an open platform. We saw at IFA 2010 all sorts of devices running Android, so it already r...

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Google Makes Maps App for Android More Useful, Even When You're Walking

Google Makes Maps App for Android More Useful, Even When You're Walking Google has just rolled out several enhancements to Maps for Mobile Android app. Specifically, the Maps application for Android has now been put to state similar to its desktop counterpart. So, aside from the Navigation and Walking features that were previously rolled out to the Maps for Mobile app, the features are now integrated to bring you Walking Navigation. With Walking Navigation, you can now utilize pedestrian paths and other easier-to-u...

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Best Buy Announces Pre-Order for the T-Mobile G2 Starting Tomorrow for $199

Best Buy Announces Pre-Order for the T-Mobile G2 Starting Tomorrow for $199 Earlier today we announced some new information regarding the T-Mobile G2 as revealed by T-Mobile. Unfortunately, the fourth largest carrier in the United States did not reveal any information as to pricing or availability, leaving us, once again, to dig up information on our own. Fortunately, Best Buy issued a press release indicating it would start taking pre-orders for the G2 on Friday, September 10. In terms of pricing, the G2 will reta...

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