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New Verizon Droid X Specs Confirmed

New Verizon Droid X Specs Confirmed It looks like Engadget got some alone time with the anticipated new Droid cell phone by Motorola - the Droid X. Verizon had tried to keep the smartphone under wraps, but as of yesterday it was officially announced and Verizon is sending out invitations to a press event about the next generation Droid. The Droid X looks to be Motorola's response to the HTC EVO 4G as it sports a similar 4.3 inch touch screen. In addition, the Droid X features ...

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T-Mobile To Offer Free Phones on June 19

T-Mobile To Offer Free Phones on June 19 In order to attract new customers and keep current ones, T-Mobile has decided to launch a big promotion - giving away free phones with new contracts. The new promotion is set to begin at 8 AM, June 19. Basically, new and current customers need to sign up for a new 2 year family plan contract. A family plan is any T-Mobile plan that includes at least two lines. If you have a big family that you would like to renew the contract and upgrade to...

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AT&T to Release the HTC Aria on June 20

AT&T to Release the HTC Aria on June 20 Still waiting for that ultimate Android phone that will be released under AT&T contract? Well, your prayers have been answered as AT&T announces that the  Android-powered HTC Aria will be coming to the network on June 20.  The HTC Aria may not be the most powerful and best looking Android phones to date, but it is packed with several nice features. Here's a quick run-down of the HTC Aria's  features: 5mp camera 3.2-inch HVGA disp...

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iPhone and Android Finally Together?

iPhone and Android Finally Together? Well...it had to be done. If you can hack a payphone you should logically at some point be able to hack an iPhone. So now the iPhone 3G and 2 (and first generation iPod Touch) can officially run the Android OS. I shouldn't really say official since I'm sure Steve Jobs is super excited about anything but Apple running on his phone, but you heard me right. The Android v2.2 or Froyo OS now has a ported version available for the Apple hardware. This ...

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Father's Day + T-Mobile = Free Phone!!!

Father's Day + T-Mobile = Free Phone!!! T-Mobile has been cooking up something for a while now but no one knew what it was...until now. By way of TMONews a TV script was uncovered which states T-Mobile will be offering every single phone (you heard me) free to all to customers. That means the myTouch 3G Slide, Samsung Galaxy, and every other phone in the store is FREE! This is supposed to be announced the Saturday before Father's Day if you sign up for a new Family Plan, but hey the ra...

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Father’s Day + T-Mobile = Free Phone!!!

Father’s Day + T-Mobile = Free Phone!!! T-Mobile has been cooking up something for a while now but no one knew what it was...until now. By way of TMONews a TV script was uncovered which states T-Mobile will be offering every single phone (you heard me) free to all to customers. That means the myTouch 3G Slide, Samsung Galaxy, and every other phone in the store is FREE! This is supposed to be announced the Saturday before Father's Day if you sign up for a new Family Plan, but hey the ra...

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Motorola Has Plans for a 2GHz Android Phone By The End of 2010

Motorola Has Plans for a 2GHz Android Phone By The End of 2010 The Nexus One by HTC and the HTC Droid Incredible both boast of a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. If you ever tried out either phone, then you probably know how fast it is compared to other smartphones with a smaller processor. Motorola's CEO, Sanjay Jha, decided to release a little information about the future of Motorola in terms of producing smartphones at the Executives Club of Chicago. His most important statement was about the poss...

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myTouch 3G to Receive Android 2.2 Update Soon

myTouch 3G to Receive Android 2.2 Update Soon Back in early May, the Vice President of T-Mobile's Product Innovation announced the myTouch 3G would be upgraded to run Android 2.1 sometime in the near future.  Well, according to a leaked internal T-Mobile document, the HTC Android smartphone on T-Mobile will be bypassing the Android 2.1 upgrade and go straight to the Android 2.2  Froyo upgrade.  This comes as great news to all myTouch 3G users as many other Android phones are still in li...

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The New Android TV?

The New Android TV? A company named TCL is announcing a new product for this year using the Android OS. Not a tablet nor a computer, it's a full-fledged TV. The  TV from most accounts will run off an ARM CPU, have internal storage, and even cook you breakfast apparently in the form of an cupcake, dounut, eclair and now a froyo :P.   The last claim about breakfast is apparently false but Android users can rejoice in knowing that they can finally start hacking their...

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Start Using Verizon V Cast Video Android Today

Start Using Verizon V Cast Video Android Today If you own an Android phone on the Verizon network, and really wish you could use the V Cast Video service by Verizon, then you will probably be happy to hear this bit of news.  Verizon has officially rolled out the V Cast service to all Verizon Android smartphones as of today.  The five Android smartphones include the Motorola Droid, HTC Droid Eris, Motorola Devour, HTC Droid Incredible, and the LG Ally.  If you navigate over to the Android...

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Sprint HTC EVO 4G Breaks Launch Day Sale Record

Sprint HTC EVO 4G Breaks Launch Day Sale Record With all the hype surrounding the first 4G phone on the Sprint network, it is no surprise the phone was a hit with Sprint customers.  According to a report released by Sprint, the HTC EVO 4G shattered the single day phone sale record for a Sprint phone.  Previously, the Palm Pre and Samsung Instinct held the honor of being the best selling Sprint phone. Here's an interesting piece of information from Sprint: the HTC EVO 4G sold three times th...

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DoubleTwist Android App – A media player with a twist

DoubleTwist Android App – A media player with a twist DoubleTwist Android app, a new twist (I couldn't help myself :P) on the traditional media player for your Android powered phone. First thing I had to ask myself is, "Why the hell does Android need another media player app? There's like 100 of them!" Well there aren't 100 media players on the system (I think there's 99, lol), but there is still way too much. The Market Place is saturated with tons of apps that all seem to be slight variations of o...

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Android 2.1 OTA Update for Droid and Cliq

Android 2.1 OTA Update for Droid and Cliq Motorola has recently released the Android 2.1 software update. This update should automatically download to all Droid phones. I have to admit, the update for my phone automatically downloaded and I didn't even notice a difference. If you didn't notice, either, here's a rundown on what has changed. One of the biggest changes ushered in by 2.1 is the new Speech-to-Text option. Instead of typing in search options, now users are able to say what th...

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The Dell Streak! The new Android tablet

The Dell Streak! The new Android tablet The Dell Streak. Though the idea of Michael Dell streaking through the streets is both amusing and disturbing, this happens to be the name of the newest addition to the Android tablet market. It's sleek, it's new, and it's a tablet! Just like the last couple years had netbooks be all the rage, this is the year of the tablet PC. Admittedly this is a trend started by Apple, so when Apple starts something new you know you gotta jump on the bandwagon...

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Qik Announces Additional Details for Premium Video Messaging Service

Qik Announces Additional Details for Premium Video Messaging Service Almost a week ago, there was a misunderstanding about the Qik video service that would be installed on the Sprint HTC EVO 4G.  Qik came out with a clarifying message that the core service of two way video chat would be free, but premium features would cost $5 a month.  At that time, Qik refused to give any major details on the specific premium features, but today, with the launch of the HTC EVO 4G, Qik revealed all the major components of the...

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It’s HTC EVO 4G Android Phone Today!

It’s HTC EVO 4G Android Phone Today! This is it folks. The wait is finally over. If you've been dying to get your hands on America's first ever 3G/4G smartphone - the HTC EVO 4G Android phone is now up for your taking. Available exclusively under Sprint, the HTC EVO 4G boasts of highly advanced features never before seen in any smartphone available in the market today. Topping the list of HTC EVO 4G's great features is video chat with two-way voice and video capability via the pr...

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Mobile Google Search Features Android App Results

Mobile Google Search Features Android App Results Google finally decided to integrate Market searches within Google Search on mobile phones. For instance, if you happen to search for an Android app on Google on your Android phone, the top choice should lead you to the Android Market. Granted, you could just easily search for the app within the Marketplace itself, but if you didn't know an app for a specific service existed, Google Search should help you out. If you take a look at the pictur...

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Motorola Droid Extreme to be the first device with froyo pre-installed

Motorola Droid Extreme to be the first device with froyo pre-installed The best selling smart phone running on Android platform, Motorola Droid is all set to make it's comeback with Motorola Droid Extreme, previously known as Shadow. We know you love the new name, so do we, but the surprise does not end there, DroidLife has some really cool pics coupled with a very impressive spec-sheet of the latest phone from the Droid brand. Did I say Brand? Well, it really is a brand (a big one) considering how much Droid chang...

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Motorola Announces the New FLIPOUT with MOTOBLUR

Motorola Announces the New FLIPOUT with MOTOBLUR In an announcement today, Motorola revealed the latest addition to its European Android lineup, the FLIPOUT. The compact, square-shaped FLIPOUT has a pivot screen that swivels around to reveal a five row QWERTY keyboard. Its slim and compact design are the most notable features about Motorola's latest Android phone. In addition, it runs Android 2.1, 2.8 inch touch screen display, 3MP camera, 512 MB onboard memory (but it comes with a 2GB S...

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Leaked photos and specs of an affordable Android 2.1 phone, possibly the HTC Aris

Leaked photos and specs of an affordable Android 2.1 phone, possibly the HTC Aris It looks like HTC is planning an Android device meant for medium end customers, if fellas at androidguys are to be believed. They just received a hot tip from a trusted source (as claimed by them) who has provided leaked photos and some spec highlights of an unknown unannounced HTC smart phone. The phone features the versatile Sense UI for HTC phones along with Android 2.1, something which is a must have for today's android phones. Plus it fea...

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Manually Install Android 2.2 on your Google Nexus One

Manually Install Android 2.2 on your Google Nexus One For Android enthusiasts, being able to run Android 2.2 on the Google Nexus One is a must.  Those who received review units of the Google Nexus One back in January already received the 2.2 update, but the majority of Nexus One owners still did not receive the OTA update. Someone managed to find the update file located on Google servers, but it was shortly thereafter removed by Google because they did not want their own update file being leaked...

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HTC Evo will have Qik Two Way Video preloaded; Premium Service Extra

HTC Evo will have Qik Two Way Video preloaded; Premium Service Extra One of the key features on the Sprint HTC EVO 4G smartphone is its ability to have video communication.  It comes with a conventional, high end 8MP rear facing camera, but also a front facing 1.3MP camera.  All that's left for video chat to take place is a software component.  The HTC EVO 4G will come preloaded with the Qik app, which specializes in video communications. As of a few days ago, the Qik app was rumored to cost $5, much to the d...

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Sirius XM Radio for Android

Sirius XM Radio for Android The SIRIUS XM App for Android-powered smartphones allows users to: Listen to over 120 channels of SIRIUS XM Premium Online programming on the go, even while surfing the web or checking email. Bookmark SIRIUS XM Premium Online channels for fast, easy access through a "Favorites" function. View the current channel plus what is playing on all other channels via the "Lookaround" function. The SIRIUS XM App is available by visiting www.siriusxm....

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Sprint poised to release Android 2.1 for HTC Hero.

Sprint poised to release Android 2.1 for HTC Hero. Sprint seems poised to relase to release Android 2.1 for the HTC Hero.  They just released the 2.1 update for the Samsung Moment last week and there is already a leaked version of Android 2.1 for the Hero. http://www.4shared.com/file/gfPzbRcS/RUU_Hero_C_Sprint_2276515_R_si.html Disclaimer: This is not an offical relase, so you take full responsibility if you apply this update.  Also, please remember to make a backup of your phone before appl...

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Google/Verizon Tablet: My Quick Wish List – PC World

Google/Verizon Tablet: My Quick Wish List – PC World Google/Verizon Tablet: My Quick Wish ListPC WorldIf this upcoming Android-based tablet is going to compete with the iPad, here are a few features it really needs. Google and Verizon Wireless are working on ...Will HTC make the rumored Verizon Android tablet?ZDNet (blog)Verizon Confirms it is Working on Android Tablet With GoogleeWeekThe Verizon will have its shelf AndroidWhite Hat NewsUnwired View -News Provider -San Jose Mercury Newsal...

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Android Tiptoes Past iPhone, for Now – MacNewsWorld

Android Tiptoes Past iPhone, for Now – MacNewsWorld Android Tiptoes Past iPhone, for NowMacNewsWorldInvestors showed a muted reaction this week to news that phones with the Android mobile OS outsold iPhones in the first quarter of 2010. ...RIM's strategy to stay on top in smartphonesCNETDon't Be Misled by Android Sales StatsPC WorldDevelop iPhone, iPad, Android And BlackBerry Apps With Just A BrowserInformationWeekeWeek -PC Magazine -Reutersall 715 news articles »...

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Android 2.2 + JIT Compiler = Fastest Android Yet? – Phandroid.com

Android 2.2 + JIT Compiler = Fastest Android Yet? – Phandroid.com Phandroid.comAndroid 2.2 + JIT Compiler = Fastest Android Yet?Phandroid.comIan Douglas, a developer at Armor Games, got his hands on a Nexus One that appears to be equipped with Android 2.2 (courtesy of none other than Adobe) and ...Android Froyo 2.2 Shown Off Running FlashBerryScoopAndroid 2.2 sets Android 2.1 on fire. From the friction. Because it's so fast.MobileCrunch (blog)Android 2.2 Froyo Sees Updated DesktopCoolTechZone.com (blog)Top ...

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RIM's strategy to stay on top in smartphones – CNET

RIM's strategy to stay on top in smartphones – CNET CNETRIM's strategy to stay on top in smartphonesCNETFor all the hoopla surrounding Apple's iPhone and the various Android smartphones that have hit the market recently, many forget what is still, ...Don't Be Misled by Android Sales StatsPC WorldDevelop iPhone, iPad, Android And BlackBerry Apps With Just A BrowserInformationWeek10 Reasons Why Android Will Dominate the Mobile MarketeWeekPC Magazine -Reuters -TG Dailyall 710 ne...

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