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One Million Galaxy S Devices Already Shipped in the United States

One Million Galaxy S Devices Already Shipped in the United States For Android enthusiasts, the term "DROID" has become synonymous for the Android offerings on the Verizon network. However, the term "Galaxy S" has become another household name meaning high-end Android smartphones available on all four major carriers. The Galaxy S launch in the United States was predicted to be a success, and Samsung has recently confirmed that with a press release on the latest figures. In a modest 45 days, Samsung has ma...

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Latest Samsung Galaxy Tab Leak Implies CDMA Version

Latest Samsung Galaxy Tab Leak Implies CDMA Version The latest pictures of the Samsung Galaxy Tab that have recently surfaced feature a CDMA sticker, meaning we could see a launch of the device with Sprint or Verizon Wireless. Of course, the photo could be a hoax as the user might have simply stuck a sticker on the device, but nonetheless, it gives rise to the possibility of a CDMA Galaxy Tab launch. The user who managed to take the pictures and upload it to the iAndroid forum speaks highly ...

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Android 2.2 Officially Available for HTC Droid Incredible

Android 2.2 Officially Available for HTC Droid Incredible Finally we can put the HTC Droid Incredible receiving Froyo rumors to rest. Verizon's official Support Twitter account confirmed that the HTC Droid Incredible will receive the long awaited Froyo update starting August 27 (today). Here is the exact tweet from VZWSupport on the matter: @TheMichaelBK The Incredible update starts on 8/27/2010. *CH Interestingly, recent rumors have suggested Verizon would roll out Android 2.2 to Droid Incredible ...

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Best Buy Mobile Begins Pre-Sale of Samsung Fascinate Starting August 27

Best Buy Mobile Begins Pre-Sale of Samsung Fascinate Starting August 27 The Samsung Fascinate is already available for pre-order through Best Buy Mobile for all Reward Zone members. In case you are not a Reward Zone member, your chance to pre-order Verizon's flavor of the Samsung Galaxy S device begins August 29. Unfortunately, pricing details for the Fascinate are not yet available until Verizon Wireless officially announces the information, which should happen very soon. According to leaked training documents,...

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Gameloft Offers Direct Purchase of its Android Games Outside of the Android Market

Gameloft Offers Direct Purchase of its Android Games Outside of the Android Market Gameloft which is one of the mobile gaming industry's top developers is experimenting on how to distribute its Android games. Just recently, Gameloft started offering direct purchase/download of its game from the company website. So this means that those apps are unsigned copies and you will have to allow your Android phones to accept apps from unknown sources. But this is just fine, I'm pretty sure we've all done this before on your respective...

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Android 2.2 Build Leaked For HTC Droid Incredible

Android 2.2 Build Leaked For HTC Droid Incredible A rumor yesterday pinned the roll out of Froyo for the HTC Droid Incredible from Verizon to occur on September 1st, but it looks like that rumor fell by the wayside. Today, it looks like the unofficial Android 2.2 Build has been leaked and is available for users to download and flash to their HTC Droid Incredible. The Build is known as a ROM Update Utility, which makes it more official than a simple ROM. The good guys over at Droid-Life are ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Appears in Korean Video

Samsung Galaxy Tab Appears in Korean Video The official introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Tab is only days away as Samsung is set to unveil its highly anticipated Android tablet at IFA 2010. As you can imagine, the buzz surrounding the tablet has increased with rumors and leaks surfacing every day it seems. Today, a Korean blog details the Samsung Galaxy Tab in a neat video review, which showcases how the device works as well as its native UI. The video shows Swype, DMB-Receiver, we...

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Root For Motorola Droid 2 Available

Root For Motorola Droid 2 Available In case you've been anxiously waiting for the Motorola Droid 2 to be rooted, you'll be pleased to know the guys over at XDA-Developers managed to find a root for the Droid 2. Rooting a device is useful in installing custom ROMs and tethering your device for free. As you can imagine, manufacturers don't look kindly upon rooting so expect an OTA software update to patch up the root in the near future, but for now you can certainly take advantag...

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Amazon Wireless Offers Samsung Captivate For A Penny

Amazon Wireless Offers Samsung Captivate For A Penny About five days ago, Amazon started selling the high-end Samsung Vibrant (on T-Mobile) for only a penny with a new two year contract. Considering T-Mobile sells the Vibrant for $199, I'd consider the deal to buy the Vibrant for only a penny a pretty good one. AT&T has its own flavor of the Galaxy S smartphone in the form of the Captivate, so I'm sure AT&T users would love to see Amazon offer the same deal for the Captivate and today A...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Shown Running Android 2.2, Official Teaser Video Surfaces

Samsung Galaxy Tab Shown Running Android 2.2, Official Teaser Video Surfaces As we approach IFA 2010 -- where Samsung is rumored to introduce the Samsung Galaxy Tab -- more and more images and leaks of the anticipated Android tablet are surfacing. Today, a Chinese blog -- ifanr -- is showing various images of the Samsung Galaxy Tab and including some specs. If you take a look at the image above, you will clearly see the device is running Android 2.2, otherwise known as Froyo. In addition, the device features a 7 inch...

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Verizon To Roll Out Adobe Flash 10.1 Update for Droid Starting Tomorrow

Verizon To Roll Out Adobe Flash 10.1 Update for Droid Starting Tomorrow For all our readers who own the original Motorola Droid: Verizon is expected to roll out the second part of the Froyo update which will bring Adobe Flash 10.1 support to your device. The much coveted update allows users to download Adobe Flash Player 10.1 from the Android Market and it brings minor security improvements, but obviously the big news here is the addition of Flash. Verizon was reportedly going to begin the Flash roll out starti...

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Install Adobe Flash 10.1 To Your Rooted/Non Rooted Froyo Smartphone

Install Adobe Flash 10.1 To Your Rooted/Non Rooted Froyo Smartphone Are you rocking Android 2.2 without Adobe Flash 10.1? Well stop waiting for your carrier to roll out the official version because Droid-Life just picked up a tip from one of their readers with the official .apk file for Flash support. In fact, your Android smartphone doesn't even need to be rooted in order for you to download and install the .apk file, just simply be running Android 2.2. Feel free to let us know in the comments how Adobe F...

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Walmart Online Store Posts T-Mobile G2 Product Page

Walmart Online Store Posts T-Mobile G2 Product Page It is known that T-Mobile will be launching the G2 smartphone, the first to operate on its HSPA+ network, sometime soon. In fact, the current rumors pins a launch on September 29. Since T-Mobile has not officially announced the specs, pricing, or official release date at this time everything currently being reported is a rumor. However, the specs Walmart announced on the product page are probably close to the real thing. The T-Mobile G2 w...

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Leak: T-Mobile G2 In The Wild Images Surface

Leak: T-Mobile G2 In The Wild Images Surface Based on images received by Engadget, it looks like the T-Mobile G2 is simply the European HTC Vision -- a 3.7 inch touch screen device with a slider QWERTY keyboard. T-Mobile hasn't officially confirmed any specs for the recently announced G2, but the images sent in from a tipster look pretty legitimate. Hopefully the device ships with Android 2.2, but the hardware otherwise is nothing worth getting excited about. The latest rumors, court...

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Android 2.2 Leaked For Motorola Droid X

Android 2.2 Leaked For Motorola Droid X Can't wait until Verizon officially rolls out Froyo for the Motorola Droid X? Well, the good guys over at MyDroidWorld have uncovered the leaked Android 2.2 for the Droid X, which should be pretty close -- if not identical -- to what Verizon will roll out in the coming weeks. The leaked update is not a ROM or port, meaning both rooted and non-rooted devices can take advantage of Froyo. It is also said to include Flash 10.1, something that wa...

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Unconfirmed: Droid Pro Is The World Edition Droid 2; LG enV Touch 2 Runs Android

Unconfirmed: Droid Pro Is The World Edition Droid 2; LG enV Touch 2 Runs Android Engadget received an exclusive tip from someone cited as "close to the situation" who is saying the Droid Pro is simply the world edition model of the Droid 2. As of late, Verizon Wireless rumors have included two devices -- the Droid Pro and the Droid 2 -- with global roaming capabilities, but it seems they are the same device. The name is still pending to change, the but device will feature a GSM/HSPA radio allowing it to be used overseas. ...

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Trillian for Android Open Beta Available Now

Trillian for Android Open Beta Available Now About a month ago, Trillian announced it was working on an Android app for its popular multi-client IM service. As of now, the Trillian for Android app is currently available in the Android Market as an Open Beta app. For an unspecificied amount of time the app will be available for the general public to test out then I am assuming it will expire and require a certain fee for the paid app. The Trillian for Android app works on devices runnin...

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The Next OS to Run Your Favorite Android App is Called – Honeycomb

The Next OS to Run Your Favorite Android App is Called – Honeycomb What comes next after Android 2.2, more popularly known as Android Froyo?  The last time we checked it will be the tablet friendly Android 3 or codename - Gingerbread. But then what comes after Gingerbread? Believe it or not, as early as now that Android version already has a nickname and it will be called Honeycomb. This was confirmed by multiple sources to Techradar. But what else do we know about this OS update? Is it as radical as what Goog...

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Amazon Wireless Is Selling The Samsung Vibrant for A Penny

Amazon Wireless Is Selling The Samsung Vibrant for A Penny Looking to score the Samsung Galaxy S smartphone on T-Mobile for an ultra cheap price? Look no further than Amazon Wireless, as the giant online retailer is currently offering the high-end Android smartphone for just a penny. Of course, the deal is only valid if you are renewing your two year contract on T-Mobile or if you are interested in picking up a new contract with T-Mobile. In addition, Amazon will bill you for $250 if you terminate y...

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Data Likely to be Capped on Android

Data Likely to be Capped on Android Wired.com points us to an interesting trend in the world of ISPs and cell carriers. Data shaping and capping. Comcast Cable for example has a poor history of altering its network terms of use. Recently it capped its residential users to 250Gb of month after trying to shape its traffic to reduce the priority (speed) of peer-2-peer file sharing. Then on the cellular side you have AT&T’s 3G data network. Since they have an exclusive iPhone-...

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Official: Motorola Charm Launching On August 25

Official: Motorola Charm Launching On August 25 The Motorola Charm was announced back in early July, however, at the time Motorola did not announce an exact availability date or pricing information. Today, we now know the availability date, while the pricing still remains a mystery. By way of T-Mobile's official Twitter account, the Motorola Charm will officially be available on August 25, a week from today. The tweet does claim the Motorola Charm will be "affordable" and hopefully the ru...

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Update: Will the HTC Droid Incredible Receive Android 2.2 Today?

Update: Will the HTC Droid Incredible Receive Android 2.2 Today? You may remember five days ago when we reported that the HTC Droid Incredible would receive the coveted Android 2.2 update through the conventional software OTA update. Mashable received tip from Verizon Wireless employees claiming Android 2.2 would be rolled out to HTC Droid Incredible users starting today, August 18. Well we are already more than halfway through the day and we have yet to see any indication the Droid Incredible is being u...

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T-Mobile: First HSPA+ Compatible Phone Is The G2

T-Mobile: First HSPA+ Compatible Phone Is The G2 Looks like the wait to find out the latest smartphone that will run on T-Mobile's HSPA+ network is over. A new teaser page created by T-Mobile has surfaced and indicates the new smartphone is the T-Mobile G2, the aptly named successor to the original G1. Since it is the successor of the first global Android device, the G2 will naturally run Android as well, but no word on whether it will be Android 2.2 or some other version. HTC manufactured...

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Got Root? The Motorola Droid X Does

Got Root? The Motorola Droid X Does I tell ya, when you tell a hacker "You're not allowed to mod this phone," it's like you're just adding the icing to the cake; it only makes it that much more appealing. The lovely eFuse software Moto included with the Droid X phone has been making life difficult for many that want to play with the innards of their new phones. But no more! The Motorola Droid X is now officially rooted after a whole week of it being released. Stephen Bird and his t...

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Verizon Wireless: Motorola Droid and HTC Droid Incredible Back In Stock

Verizon Wireless: Motorola Droid and HTC Droid Incredible Back In Stock Right before the Motorola Droid 2 was officially made available, Verizon Wireless placed the original Motorola Droid as out of stock on its online store. Such a move gave credence to the notion that the Motorola Droid had reached the end of its life. However, today Verizon began shipping the original Droid again, which is good news for those looking to pick up the $150 device. Even though its hardware doesn't compare as favorably with the to...

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Unconfirmed: Motorola Droid 2 Experiencing Signal Problems

Unconfirmed: Motorola Droid 2 Experiencing Signal Problems For all the hype surrounding the iPhone 4 and its reception debacle, it's no surprise more and more people are beginning to pay attention to reception on smartphones. In fact, several early reviewers of the Motorola Droid 2 are reporting signal strength problems resulting from absolutely nothing. The reviewers aren't even gripping the phone in a certain manner, instead simply letting the phone lay on the table causes its signal to rapidly flu...

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AT&T: Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Officially Available For $149

AT&T: Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Officially Available For $149 Only about a week ago, Sony announced its latest Android smartphone device - the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. The Xperia X10 is one of the high-end smartphones on AT&T's network and compares favorably with the Samsung Captivate in terms of specs. As of August 15, the Xperia X10 is available through AT&T for $149.99 on a new two year agreement. The only complaint about the device, thus far, is the fact that it ships with Android 1.6. Ne...

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U.S. Dell Streak To Receive Android 2.2 Directly From Android 1.6

U.S. Dell Streak To Receive Android 2.2 Directly From Android 1.6 The Dell Streak launched just a few days ago and even though it features powerful hardware, it's only running Android 1.6. Weeks before the launch of the Streak, a Dell employee showed a video of the Streak running Android 2.1 announcing that the American Streak would receive Android 2.1 at a later date. Following the Android 2.1 update would be another update from Dell featuring Android 2.2. A tweet from LionelatDell seems to indicate tha...

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