500 Million Strong, and Growing

Just eight years after the inception of the first 3G/WCDMA from NTT DOCOMO of Japan, it has been confirmed by the UMTS Forum that 500 million users have been reached. In comparison to the fixed telephone network that has taken over a century to reach the same usage amounts this is a startling ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Headed to T-Mobile Germany in April

It seems like forever since we started talking about the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10.  After months of of hype and anticipation, the sleek and sexy Android handset is finally getting some official release information.  We’ve learned today that T-Mobile Germany will be offering the Xperia ...

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Hivision Netbook Could Run Under $100

Check out the the Hivision PWS700CA laptop found in this review from friend of the site, Charbax.  The 600MHz powered Android Laptop is currently being shopped around, looking for distributors.  According to Charbax, this netbook could reach the bargain-basement pricing of $100 or less ...

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Nexus One With AT&T 3G Bands Found in FCC Filing

Good news for all you AT&T subscribers who held out on getting a Nexus One because of the 3G incompatibility.  It appears there is another version on the way!  Check out the pictures below and you’ll see two different labels.  The label to the right is what current Nexus One owners ...

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OCOSMOS Announces OCS5

South Korean handset manufacturer OCOSMOS has released a new MIP (Mobile Internet Phone, or Multimedia Internet Phone depending who you talk to), that has the ability to make calls over VoIP when connected to WiFi. Of course, it runs the Android OS, has a 3.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen and comes ...

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Firefox Development Underway for Android

It seems that Mozilla has begun work in earnest on building Firefox for the Android platform.  Citing sources from the German Firefox community, Softpedia says that Mozilla is working with developers to make a build available that will at least display webpages in February, with a usable ...

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First Look at T-Mobile myTouch Slide

We’d recently started hearing whispers that T-Mobile would be expanding their myTouch handset into a line of phones, starting with a slideout QWERTY model.  With no pictures, specs, or estimated release to speak of, we were left wanting more. The team over at Droid Developer was able to get ...

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Devour Could Usher in Low Cost Motorola Droids

It’s hard to believe, but back in August it actually came as a surprise to us when we heard Samsung claim there would be Android handsets under $100 in 2010.  With most phones hovering around the $180-$200 price point, it seemed like a stretch to imagine new phones coming out at lower ...

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More Rumblings of 2.0 for the G1

A couple weeks ago, we heard the G1 might see an OTA update to Android 2.0 this month. There’s only a couple days left for that to be strictly true, but we’re hearing more rumblings that the upgrade is not far off.  Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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HTC Offers Sense UI as Download for Magic Owners

HTC has formally announced the release of “ROM Version:3.05.401.3″ which allows for Magic owners to download and install Sense UI.  This means the great features and customized widgets found on the Hero can be yours!  Head to HTC’s website to download the ROM Update Utility ...

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Android 2.1 Plans “Going Very Well” for Sprint

A member of the Sprint team took to their official message board to bring everyone up to speed in terms of their Android efforts.  As you may know, the carrier plans to update both their Samsung Moment as well as their Hero handsets to Android 2.1 at some point in the first half of the... Read More

Apple Legitimizes the Tablet With iPad – Android Stands Poised to Raise the Bar

Search “tablet” within Androidguys and you will find 63 results dating as far back as July 2008. No, the idea of a tablet isn’t new. The biggest question revolving around these devices that fit somewhere between a smart phone and a laptop was, would anyone buy one? The answer ...

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Dell Mini 5 Gets Mini Demo from Michael Dell

The following video is less than a minute long, but it’s all we needed.  It only takes 43 seconds for us to consider ourselves officially hooked on the Android-based Dell Mini 5 tablet.  Michael Dell (CEO) was in Switzerland at the World Economic Forum where a member of the CrunchGear ...

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Samsung Galaxy 2 Rumors Back in Action

We first reported on a rumored Samsung Galaxy 2 back in early December.  At the time,  we only had a tweet to go by.  The specs included a 4-inch, 32GB device with Android 2.1 as the backbone.  Today we’re hearing a slightly different, if not fuller, list of specs – 1GHz ...

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T-Mobile Pushes out Mysterious Update for MyTouch 3G

Last night, around 11PM PST, I received a little notification from T-Mobile on MyTouch 3G, alerting me of an available update.   Naturally, I got all excited until I looked at the details and it was still Android 1.6.   Of course, I installed it anyway. Are there any noticeable difference? ...

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