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LG to Release 10 New Android Phones, Android Tablet

LG to Release 10 New Android Phones, Android Tablet Somewhere in South Korea, LG just made a splash in the mobile news scene by announcing that it plans to release not just one but 10 new Android-powered smartphones. LG has launched its new Optimus series of smartphones. In addition, LG will also launch a new Android-powered tablets which could possibly go up against the Apple iPad. Let's see now, to kick off its Optimum series of smartphones, LG will be initially releasing the LG Optimus One and...

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Best Buy Starts Droid X Pre-Orders Round 2

Best Buy Starts Droid X Pre-Orders Round 2 The Motorola Droid X was offered as a pre-order starting June 25 in Best Buy stores but abruptly ended five days later.  It seemed Best Buy couldn't take any more pre-orders and promise that they would have the phone in stock on July 15 (launch day).  In order to please customers who still wanted to pre-order a Droid X, Best Buy decided they would allow Droid X pre-orders for six days but they would not guarantee availability on launch day. ...

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Will The Motorola Droid Receive Android 2.2 By July 13?

Will The Motorola Droid Receive Android 2.2 By July 13? We already heard the Motorola Droid would receive the Android 2.2 update well before the Motorola Droid X, but the only time frame given was a vague late July.  However, today we have a new rumor about the Droid saying it will receive the Froyo update on July 13. This information comes from a "most reliable source" according to Droid-Life and they are taking it pretty seriously.  July 13 does line up with the reported time frame of late July...

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Android’s Tech Lead Debunks Android 3.0 Rumors

Android’s Tech Lead Debunks Android 3.0 Rumors Well Eldar Murtazin certainly had the tech world abuzz when he reported what he believed to be the minimum spec requirements for Android 3.0. The specs were quite impressive and seemed to alienate the lower range Android devices from ever advancing past Eclair/Froyo (Android 2.1/Android 2.2). The minimum requirements include 1 GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, and 3.5 inch displays with 1280 x 760 resolution. It turns out UnwiredView updated their...

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Motorola Charm To Cost $75, Samsung Supersonic to Cost $199

Motorola Charm To Cost $75, Samsung Supersonic to Cost $199 TmoNews got hold of an internal screenshot leak which features the pricing of various T-Mobile handsets. Most notably on the list are the Motorola Charm and Samsung Supersonic. Basically, the Motorola Charm is a smaller Android phone with mid-range specs that is designed for social networking addicts. The phone hasn't been confirmed by T-Mobile, but with pricing already leaked, I'm sure T-Mobile will confirm the phone shortly. The Motorola ...

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Source: HTC Droid Incredible To Receive OTA Software Update

Source: HTC Droid Incredible To Receive OTA Software Update With all the negative press the HTC Droid Incredible has been receiving as of late, mainly because of ridiculous shipping delays, it's nice to finally report some good news about the flagship Android phone on Verizon (until the Droid X launches, anyway). Hung Truong, a lucky HTC Droid Incredible user, happened to receive an interesting OTA update which enabled 3G Mobile Hotspot, HD video recording, and the red eye Droid startup animation. Muc...

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Android 3.0 Details Leak, Made For High-End Phones

Android 3.0 Details Leak, Made For High-End Phones Russian mobile blogger, Eldar Murtazin, released some interesting information about Android 3.0 in his podcast and in his native language. Fortunately for us who speak English, UnwiredView has a writer on board who translated the information about Android 3.0 from Russian. Codenamed Gingerbread, it will be released sometime in mid-October, with the first handsets featuring Android 3.0 shipping around the holiday season. Like the title mentio...

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HTC to Custom ROM Makers…STOP!!!

HTC to Custom ROM Makers…STOP!!! [caption id="attachment_19737" align="aligncenter" width="320" caption="ZOMG...Can you believe someone would steal this hard work? LOL"][/caption] If you didn't know about the custom ROM making community for Android phones then you've either been living under a huge rock or you are just  not concerned with rooting your phone. Essentially custom ROMs are special versions of the Android software which runs your phone that allow you to modify your...

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All Samsung Galaxy S Phones To Be Upgraded To Android 2.2

All Samsung Galaxy S Phones To Be Upgraded To Android 2.2 Samsung has promised to launch its Galaxy S smartphone on each of the top four carriers in the United States under a different name. For T-Mobile, they will launch the Samsung Vibrant. AT&T will launch the Samsung Captivate. Sprint will launch the Epic 4G. Verizon will launch the Samsung Fascinate. All four phones share a couple of main features such as a 4 inch Super AMOLED display, a 1 GHz Hummingbird Cortex A8 processor, and a camer...

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Samsung Galaxy S Announced On Verizon and Sprint

Samsung Galaxy S Announced On Verizon and Sprint The Samsung Galaxy S aims to be on all four major carriers in the United States. Previously, we heard about the AT&T Captivate, the T-Mobile Vibrant, but today, Verizon announced the Samsung Fascinate and Sprint announced the Epic 4G. The Verizon Samsung Fascinate will start off with Android 2.1 (hopefully to be upgraded to Froyo), 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird processor, 3G Mobile Hotspot, a 4 inch Super AMOLED display, 5MP camera, WiFi 802...

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Best Buy Entering the Android Marketplace

Best Buy Entering the Android Marketplace So what does a big company like Best Buy do when it sees tons of people buying android phones from them? Figure out a way to make them come back and buy more. At least, that is the hope with the new Best Buy Gaming Android app which will be shortly released. It doesn't let you download games for your Android as the name may imply, rather it lets you browse the games Best buy may have in stock. For example, say you are interested in a new game ...

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US Cellular's announces it's first Android phone

US Cellular's announces it's first Android phone US Cellular has announced it's first Android phone, the Samsung Acclaim.  It will ship with Android 2.1 and will cost only $100 with a contract.  US Cellular will be offering a $20 gift card to buy Android apps from the Android market. Below are the details of the Acclaim. 480x320 screen 3 megapixel camera LED Flash QWERTY slide out keyboard 4GB microSD card included, can support up to 32GB 4.59 ounces The phone is expected to be in ...

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US Cellular’s announces it’s first Android phone

US Cellular’s announces it’s first Android phone US Cellular has announced it's first Android phone, the Samsung Acclaim.  It will ship with Android 2.1 and will cost only $100 with a contract.  US Cellular will be offering a $20 gift card to buy Android apps from the Android market. Below are the details of the Acclaim. 480x320 screen 3 megapixel camera LED Flash QWERTY slide out keyboard 4GB microSD card included, can support up to 32GB 4.59 ounces The phone is expected to be in ...

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Verizon 3g early upgrade details.

Verizon 3g early upgrade details. Verizon let slip the details about their 3G early upgrade promotion.  The promotion will run between June 23 and August  31.  So if your contracts ends by the ends this year then you are eligible.  You may want to consider the pre-ordering the Droid X.  The full details are below. [caption id="attachment_23583" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Image courtesy of DroidForums.net"][/caption] Promotional Details: Each eligible Mobile ...

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Motorola Droid X now available for pre-order from Best Buy

Motorola Droid X now available for pre-order from Best Buy You can now pre-order your Droid X from Best Buy.  Also, you won't need to wait for your rebate, Best Buy will offer an instant rebate, so you get the phone for $200 rather than waiting for Verizon's mail-in rebate.  Hurry and pre-order yours so you aren't waiting in line like a lot of people did for the EVO. Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile have truly become the leading destination this summer for all your mobile smartphone needs – from HTC E...

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Sprint Confirms Android 2.2 on EVO 4G, Denies It On Moment and Hero

Sprint Confirms Android 2.2 on EVO 4G, Denies It On Moment and Hero Today Sprint officially confirmed the HTC EVO 4G will be receiving Android 2.2 sometime in the near future. Naturally, the Sprint customers who own an HTC EVO 4G smartphone were very pleased with the news, even though Sprint was annoyingly vague about a timeframe for the Froyo update. Other Sprint customers who own the Samsung Moment or the HTC Hero were under the assumption they too will be receiving the Android 2.2 update when it is ready t...

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Sprint upgrading HTC EVO to Android 2.2 Soon

Sprint upgrading HTC EVO to Android 2.2 Soon Sprint announced today that the will be updating the HTC EVO to Froyo in the near future.  Many people have be anxiously waiting to upgrade their EVO to Android 2.2. The sprint spokesperson said: "As work on finalizing the software is underway, Sprint expects to launch Android 2.2 in the near future. It will also be available as an upgrade on the recently launched HTC EVO 4G. With the Android 2.2 upgrade, customers can expect improvements to i...

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Rumor: Motorola Droid Will Receive Android 2.2 Before Motorola Droid X

Rumor: Motorola Droid Will Receive Android 2.2 Before Motorola Droid X Motorola Droid users can rejoice because rumor has it that they will be the first on Verizon to upgrade to Android 2.2, aka Froyo. According to a leaked picture in the Verizon database, the Motorola Droid is supposed to receive the latest version of Android well before its successor, the Droid X. On the surface, it seems that the newer model should feature the most upgraded and recent software, but actually it is easier for Verizon to upgrade...

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Final Froyo 2.2 Build Available through OTA on Nexus One

Final Froyo 2.2 Build Available through OTA on Nexus One Following Google's recent announcement that the Android 2.2 Froyo is now open-sourced, Google is also starting to gradually roll out Froyo's final and official build via over-the-air update. Some Nexus One users have reported that the updated Froyo 2.2 build was pushed to their phone automatically over-the-air.  Expectedly non-Nexus One users once again felt left out especially those with newer and far more advanced Android phones than the Nexu...

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Motorola Droid X Will Be Available July 15 for $199

Motorola Droid X Will Be Available July 15 for $199 Today at the joint press event between Verizon, Motorola, and Google, the Motorola Droid X was officially announced along with some other important information. The Motorola Droid X has been confirmed to contain a 4.3 inch touch screen, 1GHz processor, 8MP camera, 3G Mobile HotSpot capabilities (which allows you to connect up to five devices), and comes preloaded with interesting apps such as NFL Mobile, Skype mobile, V CAST Video, EA Need for...

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T-Mobile To Get Samsung Galaxy S In The Form Of T-Mobile Vibrant

T-Mobile To Get Samsung Galaxy S In The Form Of T-Mobile Vibrant [caption id="attachment_20399" align="alignnone" width="540" caption="Photo courtesy of CellPhoneSignal.com"][/caption] The Samsung Galaxy S is reportedly going to be available on all four major carriers in the United States. AT&T will market the Samsung Galaxy S in the form of the Samsung Captivate, while Sprint will sell the Samsung Galaxy S Pro. While no word on what version of the phone Verizon will sell, we do know that T-Mobile will ...

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Dell Selling Free HTC Aria

Dell Selling Free HTC Aria I'm not sure if you can call it selling if you are effectively giving the product away for free but who cares if it is free! I love free and the way it rolls off the tongue instead of having money roll out my wallet. Now admittedly there is a catch...(deep breath) you have to have a 2 year agreement with AT&T. Gah! It burns! I'll admit that they have better 3G coverage than T-Mobile until T-Mobile rolls out the new HSPA+, but realistically un...

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T-Mobile Announced Fastest Cellular Internet Ever

T-Mobile Announced Fastest Cellular Internet Ever I have been with T-Mobile for a few years now because they essentially offer dirt cheap phones and service. More recently I have been sticking with their Catherin Zeta Jones obsessed selves because they were the first and most enthusiastic cell phone provider in the USA for Android phones. Now I want to stay with them even more because I am eager to try out the new HSPA+ (Evolved High-Speed Packet Access) which is set now to be the fastest cell...

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AT&T Says They Don't Need More Android Phones

AT&T Says They Don't Need More Android Phones I stumbled across a press release the other day from AT&T stating that "we're happy where we are with Android compared to Verizon." Okay, it's not a terrible sentiment and if I didn't read more into it I would have just let it go. But! since I did read more into it here is what I gather. AT&T currently has only two Android phones in their lineup, those being the Motorola Backflip and the HTC Aria which only recently released. Randall S...

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AT&T Says They Don’t Need More Android Phones

AT&T Says They Don’t Need More Android Phones I stumbled across a press release the other day from AT&T stating that "we're happy where we are with Android compared to Verizon." Okay, it's not a terrible sentiment and if I didn't read more into it I would have just let it go. But! since I did read more into it here is what I gather. AT&T currently has only two Android phones in their lineup, those being the Motorola Backflip and the HTC Aria which only recently released. Randall S...

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The New Garmin GPS Android Phone

The New Garmin GPS Android Phone So if a Garmin GPS and an Adroid Phone mated what would you get? This! This is pretty exciting news for T-Mobile since now they will finally have a popular and well-established GPS maker working exclusively with them. Also this is a momentous day for Android lovers since we all will finally have a major GPS solution for our phones. You may remember my earlier article about the CoPilot GPS Navigation system which I found very reliable and accur...

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FREE PHONE DAY!!!

FREE PHONE DAY!!! Hello everyone. Just a reminder that T-Mobile is giving away all phones free today this Father's Day weekend so be sure to pick one up. Lines are already forming outside the stores so you can be sure they'll go fast. This deal applies to all phones and even existing customers who want to get a new phone line. Some of the phone's have a $100 rebate or something like it to make the phone free but it's not so bad. So don't dawdle and buy your dad a...

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Droid X Appears On The Verizon Website

Droid X Appears On The Verizon Website Just yesterday, we learned the specs of the anticipated next generation Droid cell phone by Motorola. Although it was not officially announced by Verizon, Engadget did reveal some of the specs and since Verizon is holding a press event on June 23 for the next generation Droid, it makes perfect sense that Verizon will be launching the Droid X soon after June 23. Today, Verizon added the Droid X to a splash spage containing the original Droid b...

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