CTIA First Impressions: Samsung Galaxy S

Just left the keynote from Samung and spent a few minutes playing with the Galaxy S.  First off, words cannot describe just how sharp and bright the screen is.  SuperAMOLED really is that – SUPER.  The 4-inch screen is the most crisp image I have ever seen on a handset.  We watched a few ...

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Samsung shows off Galaxy S Android smartphone

At CTIA Wireless, Samsung has unveiled its latest creation–the Galaxy S smarphone. The Galaxy S is expected to usher in a new era of mobile phones for the Korean based company. All future smartphones will use Super AMOLED displays with Samsung’s new 1 GHz processors. From the PR ...

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Android 2.1 update for Motorola Milestone available in Hong Kong

Motorola has started to roll-out the Android 2.1 update for the Milestone. They have posted this shot on their Facebook page with the following message: So the Hong Kong version is available, but as ever we would recommend you waiting your specific country/operator version update of Milestone ...

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Kyocera Zio M6000 Smartphone

Following the saying “The more the merrier,” I am pleased to announce that Kyocera revealed the launch of a new Kyocera (and Sanyo) branded Android device at CTIA 2010 today. The Kyocera Zio M6000 will be released in Q2. There are not many details yet on the Zio (pronounced Zī -O), ...

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ThickButtons For Thick Fingers!

I'm a big dude. I've got big hands. There are times I miss my G1 and it's hard keyboard (not bad enough to ditch the Nexus though). But, thanks to ThickButtons typing has just got a bit easier for those of us who are "less than delicate". I've been switching back and forth between this keyboard ...

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Motorola i1: Sprint’s Push-to-Talk Android Tough Guy

Sprint and Motorola announced the i1 today, a new Android phone featuring push-to-talk functionality on Sprint’s iDEN network, “military spec” toughness and a few interesting extras. Besides its rugged good looks, the i1 includes a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, a 3.1 inch ...

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You Might Be An Android Fanboy If…

It's no secret that I'm a huge Android fanboy. Heck, my first story on AndroidGuys was about me being exactly that, and I've even shared my doll memorabilia collection with you guys. In last weeks poll we asked you to complete the following sentence, "You might be an Android fanboy if..."

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Is the HTC Supersonic the Subject of Sprint’s “Groundbreaking” Announcement?

Rumors have been swirling that Sprint would be announcing the WiMax-powered HTC Supersonic at CTIA this week, and it looks like another sign is pointing in that direction. Sprint Premier customers report receiving an alert that the carrier will make “an exciting announcement about a ...

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Why an AndroidGal?

With all of the choices of different smartphone platforms out there why would I choose Android? All of the platforms have offer access to applications that the user can choose to install. They all provide access to email and internet, what sets Android apart from the pack? The answer lies in ...

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Dropbox Android App Coming Soon!

Dropbox just announced that a Dropbox Android App is coming very, very soon. From the looks of the screenshots, it all seem true. This is the app I’ve been waiting for since I bought my first Android phone. Here are some of the features they’re highlighting: Have you seen ...

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Android Isn’t The Most Popular… Yet.

No matter when you got into Android, whether it was since the beginning of time (November 5, 2007) or since a week ago, you have seen Android grow in some way. The latest growth we hear about is from Canalys, a research firm, that says Android will have a growth rate of 169.2% this year.... Read More

Dell Aero – Android Never Looked So Good

Besides the status bar, you wouldn’t know this was Android. This in my opinion could be the best looking Android UI we have seen since HTC Sense. The phone I talk about is soon to be released by AT&T called the Dell Aero; a version of the Dell Mini 3i. I can not say much... Read More

Reasons for Root: Report

A couple of weeks ago, I requested input from people for business reasons why a device manufacturer would want to allow replacement firmware and/or root access on their devices. A report summarizing those ideas and others is now available -- learn more in today's very special episode of ...

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Verizon Advertises The HTC Desire, But Not Really.

Verizon was just caught by an anonymous tipster advertising the Droid Eris as having an HTC Desire in the box! Everyone, get to Verizon Wireless and demand your Droid Eris with a side of HTC Desire! Ok… So obviously this is a mistake and actually one with a valid reason. In the past HTC ...

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Gesture Search: An Open Letter To Google

By now many of you have discovered that Gesture Search is available to all Android 1.6+ devices from the Market. Now question is… is it useful? Most people I have spoken to have given me something along the lines of, “Sort of, but it’s not as accessible as I’d ...

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