The Nexus One is the HTC Passion

Hot off of the tweets yesterday that confirmed the coming of the actual Google Phone, come these photos that were posted on Twitter last night by two different people. @sansivar posted the photo you see here, along with the simple, eponymous “Google phone” caption, but the photo ...

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First Photos of the “Nexus One” Google Phone

The first picture of one of the phones given out by Google, this past weekend, has finally been leaked. If I’m not mistaking, it looks eerily similar to the HTC Passion and somewhat like the Bravo. Rumored to launch in early 2010, the device now goes by Nexus One.  Get used to hearing ...

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ODROID On Its Way to Early-Bird Devs

The ODROID Developer Edition package is now available worldwide and has begun deployment to the 300 developers that pre-ordered back in September. Will the ODROID gain any traction in the gaming community and break into the market that the iPod Touch is dominating?

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Google Employees “Dogfooding” a Mobile Lab

The big Android news this weekend is piecing together whether or not Google employees were given handsets which will end up being “The Google Phone” that’s often been rumored.  We posted an article earlier today about the subject and it seems Google has something official to ...

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Stolen Opus One Ends up Online

Here’s an odd tale of sorts.  A YouTube user who goes by the handle of jay84305 allegedly grabbed a Motorola Opus One from somewhere in Florida’s South Beach area after a Motorola or Sprint employee dropped it. He then decided he would post a few pictures and videos of it.  As of now, ...

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“Tons” of Unlocked Google Phones Given Out to Employees – Will This be ‘GPhone’ Weekend?

This is the kind of news that will not wait for Monday.  According to multiple sources, Google started passing out handsets to employees yesterday.  And they sound AWESOME.   After plenty of rumors and rumblings, this may be the weekend that the Google Phone specs, pictures, and other ...

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Acer Liquid A1 Headed for AT&T?

My dream phone, the Acer Liquid A1 has seemingly been approved by the FCC.  This approval includes details that the phone will allow both 850mhz and 1900mhz HSDPA bands.  Hopefullly we will be seeing this baby on AT&T soon as it sports a 3.5-inch WVGA screen, 5-megapixel autofocus camera, ...

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Grooveshark Arrives on Android for VIP Members

Online music search engine, streaming service, and recommendation tool Grooveshark is now available for Android. The app, like its web counterpart, allows users to search for, stream, and upload music. And like the best things in life, it’s free. Ok, well somewhat. The Android app ...

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Official: Sprint’s Hero and Moment Getting Android 2.0

Those of you who are Sprint Android owners will be happy to learn that your handset will be getting an upgrade to Android 2.0 in the first half of 2010.  According to the official Sprint twitter account, this is confirmed although a hard date has yet to be determined. Happy to announce Android ...

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Orange’s ‘Click-and-Go’ Application Store

Orange recently launched a new platform called Application Store which aims to shorten the distance from developers to the final applications consumer. It will allow a ‘click-and-go’ access to applications and services similar to Orange TV, Orange Games and Orange Maps. As the market of ...

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Crapplications: Part 1

Note from the Editor: Introducing Guest Writer Chris Sewell (@csewell08). Chris will be joining us for a series of rants on applications he considers “crap.” We hope you enjoy his comedic stance on what it means to lack quality. There are a lot of great applications that have been ...

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T-Mobile’s Carrier Billing Offers Alternative for Paid Apps

T-Mobile started pushing out an update to the Android Market which allows customers to choose their billing method for paid applications.  Rather than using Google Checkout, users can opt to have these costs added to their T-Mobile account. If you are a T-Mobile customer, you can expect to get ...

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For Acer, One is the Loneliest Number

With the release of the Acer A1 into the Honk Kong and Taiwanese markets earlier this week, it appears that Acer will not be content with just one. According to the vice president of Acer’s Smart Handheld Business in Asia, Roger Yuen, Acer plans to release up to six new Android phones in ...

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Scoreloop Offering Cross-Platform Social Gaming Support

Scoreloop,  a mobile social gaming technology provider has announced that they’re offering cross-platform support with the addition of Android.   Using their Core Social technology, developers and publishers can integrate the same social features found in their iPhone games.  With ...

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Bada-Bing Bada-Boom. Another OS? There Ain’t No Room.

Or is there? On 8 December, Samsung unveiled a new mobile OS that they will begin placing on select phones. The name of the OS? You guessed it, Bada. In terms of the OS, Samsung states that Bada is an open platform, that aims to deliver an intuitive user experience through innovative visual ...

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