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Motorola Droid X Now Shipping By July 27

Motorola Droid X Now Shipping By July 27 It looks like the Motorola Droid X exceeded even Verizon's launch expectations because the shipping date has been pushed back even further to July 27. Just a few days ago, Verizon Wireless was shipping the Droid X by July 23 and now the date sits at July 27. On the launch day, we reported that Verizon was already selling out through its online store and brick-and-mortar stores. Hopefully Verizon can keep up with demand because it's a very ...

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Secret Code Leads To Special Droid X Page

Secret Code Leads To Special Droid X Page Verizon posted another video on YouTube about the Motorola Droid X after it launched on the first day. Again, it is a pretty cool video like the first one but actually shows the Droid X at the end. Verizon hid a special message inside the video this time in the form of a ten letter code. The first time I watched the video, I completely missed the code, but when I knew I needed to keep my eyes peeled for a code it's pretty easy to see. Appar...

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Motorola: eFuse Is Designed To Protect Your Phone, Not Harm It

Motorola: eFuse Is Designed To Protect Your Phone, Not Harm It Ever since Motorola announced the locked bootloader on the Motorola Droid X, meaning custom ROMs on the Droid X would most likely be impossible to come by, users have cried out in frustration. To further complication issues, a rumor spread quickly claiming the eFuse technology embedded in the phone checks the bootloader constantly and bricks the phone if the bootloader had been tampered with. Motorola released a statement today claiming thi...

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Google Is Almost Done Selling The Nexus One

Google Is Almost Done Selling The Nexus One It would be an overstatement to say the Nexus One is one of the best selling Android devices on the market today. However, it served a purpose for Google and did, in a sense, ignite Android manufacturers to become more innovative and produce better products. According to Google, the giant company has received its last shipment of Nexus One devices from HTC and will sell all remaining phones and then halt sales on their online store. Many peo...

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Rogers Reduced cost of many Android Phones

Rogers Reduced cost of many Android Phones To all you out there unfamiliar with our Canadian brethren (eh?) Rogers is the big honcho cell phone carrier up there. The prices still reflect getting the phone after agreeing to a contract but as I always say, it is what it is.  The price cuts include phones such as the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, the Acer Liquid E, and the Motorola Quench. The X10 is now priced at $99.99, down from $149.99 and the Liquid E and Quench are now priced at a bot...

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Motorola Droid X Already Selling Out, Verizon Faces Activation Problems

Motorola Droid X Already Selling Out, Verizon Faces Activation Problems Sales of the Droid X for Verizon have gone well according to insider sources. In fact, sales have gone so well that many stores are reportedly turning away customers because they have ran out of devices. Instead, customers are receiving coupons that can be redeemed for a Motorola Droid X. Check out the image above which shows a Motorola Droid X in lieu of the actual device. In addition, BGR is reporting that Verizon Wireless is facing probl...

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Pants + American Eagle = Free Phone?

Pants + American Eagle = Free Phone? I think I might cry. I mean the idea of a free phone is great but coercing  myself into an American Eagle store is another matter entirely. Anyway, the jist here folks is that you enter American Eagle on July 21st, try not buy a pair of jeans (though they would prefer the latter), and then select from a group of about 40 phones to take home with you. A few of these handsets will be Android phones which means you can pick from a pretty sweet lin...

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Motorola Droid X Available Tomorrow, Teaser Video Lands Today

Motorola Droid X Available Tomorrow, Teaser Video Lands Today We're just a few hours away from the Motorola Droid X officially launching and I have a little bit of news regarding the Droid X to get you pumped up for Verizon's latest Android offering. Verizon uploaded a teaser video to YouTube today which basically shows Astronauts discovering a floating rock and then cuts immediately to the word "tomorrow" and then the Droid X logo. The video as a whole has nothing to do with the phone but it does look ...

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Bing For Android Will Be Available In Six Weeks

Bing For Android Will Be Available In Six Weeks Some people prefer using Bing to Google when performing searches, but for Android users, Microsoft has been slow in bringing a fully-loaded Bing app to the Android OS. For a while now, Bing has been available in the iPhone app store where it has performed exceedingly well boasting over four million downloads. As of now, there is a Bing app for Android, but it is limited to mapping. The fully-featured Bing app will be similar to the desktop v...

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Opera Mini 5.1 Browser Now Available For Android

Opera Mini 5.1 Browser Now Available For Android Last week, Opera announced its new Opera Mini 5.1 browser for other phones including the iPhone. Today, Opera has made its new Opera Mini 5.1 browser available through the Android Market and ready for download. One of the main features of the latest Opera browser is the fact that you can now set it as your phone's default browser. In the past versions of Opera Mini, it wasn't possible to make it the default browser which was annoying for u...

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Motorola Droid 2 Appears In Verizon Summer Catalog

Motorola Droid 2 Appears In Verizon Summer Catalog Well Verizon's summer catalog was recently leaked online by BGR and it shows the normal hot Verizon devices you would expect. However, it does feature the unannounced Motorola Droid 2 complete with its specs. Unfortunately, we still do not have a price or availability date for the Droid 2, but it looks like latest rumor regarding the Motorola Droid 2 may pan out. Basically that rumor stated the Motorola Droid 2 would launch August 23 with An...

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Samsung Sells 300,000 Galaxy S Smartphones In South Korea

Samsung Sells 300,000 Galaxy S Smartphones In South Korea In just 19 short days, Samsung has sold 300,000 Samsung Galaxy S smartphones in South Korea, which is an impressive achievement. The major rival of the Galaxy S smartphone is the Apple iPhone 4, which continues to outsell the Android device, but the race is tightening. It is important to note when Samsung introduces the Galaxy S phone in the United States, its global market share will increase heavily. The Samsung Galaxy S phone will be avail...

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Rumor: HTC Droid Eris To Receive Software Update On July 16

Rumor: HTC Droid Eris To Receive Software Update On July 16 Well according to some Verizon internal docs, it looks like the HTC Droid Eris is scheduled to receive a OTA software update. Unfortunately, it will not be the coveted Android 2.2 update but normal improvements and enhancements for the first HTC Android phone on Verizon. Coming July 16 at 11:59 PM, the OTA update will begin to roll out to Droid Eris owners, but it could take a week before all the Droid Eris owners receive the update. The in...

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Sprint Launches 7 Additional 4G Markets; Still Faces EVO 4G Shortages

Sprint Launches 7 Additional 4G Markets; Still Faces EVO 4G Shortages Today is a good and bad day for the U.S. carrier giant, Sprint. They announced 7 additional markets are now 4G capable, but analysts claim shortages are plaguing the HTC EVO 4G, much like shortages have invariably plagued the HTC Droid Incredible on Verizon. The HTC EVO 4G has sold 300,000 times according to recent indications, which is a still a good number for Sprint, but minute compared to the staggering 1.7 million sales of the iPhone 4....

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Rumor: Motorola To Launch WX445 On Verizon

Rumor: Motorola To Launch WX445 On Verizon Verizon currently only sells high end Android devices from the likes of Motorola, HTC, and LG. However, there are plenty of people who want to experience Android without having to spend $199 on a high end device. Engadget managed to get a hold of a leaked image, which shows the unannounced Motorola WX445. The WX445 is not the official name of the device, rather the internal name inside Motorola HQ. According to the person who leaked the p...

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T-Mobile Pushes The Samsung Vibrant Launch Date To July 15

T-Mobile Pushes The Samsung Vibrant Launch Date To July 15 Just recently there was a rumor regarding the Samsung Vibrant claiming T-Mobile is going to move the launch date ahead from July 21 to July 15. Such a move would make T-Mobile the first American carrier to launch a Galaxy S smartphone and it would put the Samsung Vibrant on par with the Motorola Droid X in terms of launch. While it seemed like a fairly certain rumor, T-Mobile officially confirmed it today by responding to a tweet. The tweet ...

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Trillian For Android Just Around The Corner

Trillian For Android Just Around The Corner If you use a PC or a Mac and an instant messaging application, chances are you have at least heard of Trillian. It's a multi-protocol Instant Messaging beast that allows you to sign into many accounts and chat from them all at once. While Cerulean Studios has already launched a Trillian for iPhone app, they have been slow to join the Android Apps parade. One of the more popular apps on the Android Market for Instant Messaging is Meebo, which...

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The New iPhone is Out…Android Still Kicks A$$

The New iPhone is Out…Android Still Kicks A$$ Well lookie here. The PC bashing giant Apple released their new hot summer toy: the iPhone 4G. Sure we could point to the iTampon, oops, I mean iPad but it's mostly just a glorified iPhone with a giant screen. In any case, I must say the iPhone has gotten quite the revamp. Now it has HD recording at 720p, video calling, a very high resolution screen at 640x960, a 1GHz processor, expanded battery life and storage. Pretty impressive to say the leas...

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The Dual-Core HTC Vision?

The Dual-Core HTC Vision? I have to say I am thoroughly impressed and glad to see that T-Mobile will finally be bringing a true powerhouse phone into their market. It may in fact be the most powerful Android cell phone yet. Now admittedly like any speculation, the specifics of the phone are, well, speculation. I have heard everything from this being a dual-core 800 MHz ARM processor to a 1 GHz Snapdragon, but which ever way it goes the phone will certainly be powerful. T...

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T-Mobile's Phone Road Map Leaked

T-Mobile's Phone Road Map Leaked Well, I don't know about you but I can't read that ripped image too well. What I can do is tell you what I found out by reading a translation of these hieroglyphics. There have been many new phones released recently although not many by T-Mobile, but they plan to change that. T-mobile has roughly 16 phones planning to be released during this year, many of them being Android phone of course. Working our way from the bottom up we have updates being...

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T-Mobile Lowers Price Of Garminfone to $129

T-Mobile Lowers Price Of Garminfone to $129 Many have questioned the popularity of the oddly priced Garminfone because many feel it is too expensive for the mid-range specs it contains. This prompted a statement from Asustek on the sales of the Garminfone: Shipments to T-Mobile are as previously planned and has received positive demand from the consumer market. Latest rumors indicate the phone has only been sold 20,000 times starting from June 9 when it officially launched. The main...

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T-Mobile’s Phone Road Map Leaked

T-Mobile’s Phone Road Map Leaked Well, I don't know about you but I can't read that ripped image too well. What I can do is tell you what I found out by reading a translation of these hieroglyphics. There have been many new phones released recently although not many by T-Mobile, but they plan to change that. T-mobile has roughly 16 phones planning to be released during this year, many of them being Android phone of course. Working our way from the bottom up we have updates being...

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Samsung Captivate Lands On July 18 For $199

Samsung Captivate Lands On July 18 For $199 Are you on AT&T waiting for the latest and greatest Android phone to finally be available? Well, wait no more because the Samsung Captivate is just about to launch on AT&T. The Samsung Captivate is AT&T's rendition of the Samsung Galaxy S smartphone and it will be available on July 18 for the normal smartphone price of $199. Interestingly enough, the phone does not require a MIR, so if you are prone to forgetting the MIR you shou...

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Sprint Officially Announces Samsung Intercept for $99

Sprint Officially Announces Samsung Intercept for $99 Even though the Sprint Intercept has already been leaked, it's nice to see Sprint put out a press release outlining the price, availability, and specs. Starting July 11, the Samsung Intercept, successor to the Samsung Moment, will be available in all Sprint stores and select national retailers. The mid-range Android device will only set you back $99 after a $100 MIR on a new two-year contract. I say mid-range because the hardware on this And...

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T-Mobile Confirms The Motorola Charm With MOTOBLUR

T-Mobile Confirms The Motorola Charm With MOTOBLUR T-Mobile has finally confirmed the Motorola Charm which has reared its unique face for quite some time now. The specs on the Android candybar smartphone look pretty interesting, as the phone is geared towards teens who live by social networking. The Motorola Charm touts a 2.8 inch touch screen with something called BACKTRACK on the back casing of the device. Basically BACKTRACK is another navigation method and was implemented in the AT&...

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Motorola Droid X Arrives Early?

Motorola Droid X Arrives Early? It seems a few lucky people in Texas received the Motorola Droid X a whole nine days before the scheduled launch date. Since Verizon did not allow pre-orders on the Motorola Droid X, it's hard to understand why or how did at least three people receive the highly anticipated Motorola Droid X so early. It seems that if you inquire enough about the product, and the sales rep happens to be working on a Friday (or is about to get off from work) he...

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White HTC EVO 4G Already Available At Best Buy

White HTC EVO 4G Already Available At Best Buy The HTC EVO 4G in white is supposed to be available starting July 11 in Best Buy. However, it looks like HTC and Best Buy jumped the gun because HTC started shipping the white version earlier and Best Buy decided to sell the phone to lucky customers. It must be a nice feeling to pre-order a phone and have it come five days earlier. Assuming Best Buy can keep enough white phones in stock, you should be able to pick one up at your local Best B...

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HTC Droid Incredible Ship Date Pushed Back To August 3

HTC Droid Incredible Ship Date Pushed Back To August 3 In the never ending HTC Droid Incredible saga, today we learned the ship date has been pushed back even farther to August 3.  Due to a shortage of AMOLED displays manufactured by Samsung, HTC had no choice but to slow production to a crawl resulting in shortages on the online Verizon store.  HTC has pondered switching to a different display, but doing so may cause uproar with customers because the AMOLED screen is of higher quality than LCD s...

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