Motorola Shadow “Could” be Nexus Two

A few weeks back we posted an article about an upcoming handset from Motorola called the Mirage (or Shadow).  At the time, we posited that the phone would likely be called the Mirage.  We’re hearing today that it’s leaning more in the direction of  Shadow and.  Further, ...

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Next Android Build to be Called ‘Froyo’, Not ‘Flan’

Many, including ourselves, assumed the next version of Android to get a neato nickname was going to be Flan.  According to Erick Tseng, Senior Product Manager of Android, it will be called Froyo, as in frozen yogurt. Either way, it sounds delicious. It will probably make for a better, more ...

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Korea’s First Android 2.0 Handset is the ‘Motoroi’

The first Android 2.0 handset to arrive is Korea will be Motorola’s “Motoroi“.  Available exclusively through SK Telecom starting in early February, the Motoroi features an 8 megapixel camera, a 3.7-inch high-definition WVGA screen.  Speaking of high-def, the handset also ...

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Sprint’s HTC ‘Supersonic’ to be WiMAX-Enabled Android

Engadget is reporting that a recently uncovered HTC handset with WiMAX  will be known as the Supersonic.  Further, they’ve added a few details to the mix. Among the rumored specs are a massive 4.3″ touch screen, a kickstand on the rear, Snapdragon speeds, and Sense UI based off of ...

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HTC Espresso Hitting T-Mobile USA Via My Touch 2?

T-Mobile USA sure seems to be getting 2010 started on the right foot. Both TmoNews and Boy Genius Report are reporting that the My Touch 2 will be launching on T-Mobile in 2010.  Code named the My Touch Slide, the device is to feature the newest version of HTC’s Sense UI, sport a 528MHz ...

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Rogers HTC Dream 911 Warning

Last night I received a text message from Rogers regarding an issue involving 911 calls. This screw up can only be described as HUGE! Rogers is informing all of their HTC Dream customers of an issue that does not allow 911 emergency calls to complete while the GPS receiver is enabled. Rogers ...

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Motorola MB511 “Ruth” Outed – Will it Resemble the “Q” Form Factor?

The chaps at CellphoneSignal have unearthed another Motorola handset in the works.  The model number this time is MB511 and a codename of “Ruth” is attached to it.  As with all newly leaked devices, the list of known specs is rather short.  Here’s what CellPhoneSignal was ...

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Motorola Milestone Coming to Telus in Early 2010

Attention Canadians! You’ve heard the rumors, but now it’s official! Telus is getting the Motorola Milestone in early 2010.   Early as in January 26th. The Android device is the same 2.0 slider already announced for Europe. Unfortunately, the bad news about this is that Telus ...

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“High End Luxury Automobile Company” Seeks Android Developers and QA Testers

Consider this post part job opportunity, part speculation.  We received an email just a short while ago from someone representing a “high end luxury automobile company in Palo Alto” looking for Android developers and Java experience.  We immediately went to Wikipedia to hunt down ...

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Maintenance Update for Sprint’s Samsung Moment

Sprint just announced through their twitter account, and their support forum, that they have released a Maintenance Update for their Samsung Moment handset. Pleased to announce Maintenance Release CL14 is now available for the Samsung Moment. Details here – http://bit.ly/7shVpY. – ...

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Wikitude 4 Now Available

One of my favorite Android apps from day one has been Wikitude, by Mobilizy.  It has always been fun to watch the reaction from people as I show them the first, and arguably best, “augmented reality” app.  After starting out with a great app back in 2008, Wikitude just keeps ...

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Turner Classic Movies App Coming to Android in February

For those of you who like to watch Turner Classic Movies (TCM), you’ll be happy to learn that a new Android app will be arriving in the Android Market next month.  The app will provides fans with advanced schedules, historical information on hundreds of films, fan commentary, photo ...

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T-Mobile to Slash Prices on Android Handsets

More great news for you potential T-Mobile customers and those of you eligible for full upgrades.  Starting tomorrow, T-Mobile is slated to slash prices on many of their handsets, including most of the Android-based phones.  Thanks to another TmoNews tipster, we’ve learned the new ...

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Google Giving $100 Back to Customers Ineligible for Full Discount on Nexus One

Score one for good public relations.  Google, after hearing the complaints from those of you who shelled out $379 for a Nexus One, has decided to shave a hundred dollars off the cost.  And to make sure you early adopters aren’t feeling bitter, they’re refunding $100 to you via ...

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T-Mobile’s myTouch 3G Fender Limited Edition Due Next Week

After teasing us with the news of a modified myTouch 3G some months back, T-Mobile has officially announced the Fender Limited Edition model is due on January 20th.  You might be asking why one might want to buy this version over the traditional model.  Well, it’s not just a fancy ...

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