EXCLUSIVE: First Look at HTC Aria?

One of tipsters just passed along a few screen shots for an HTC device headed for AT&T.  They have been pretty solid in the past so we’re inclined to believe them this time around.  Here’s what they knows about the device from their brief experience with it.  The phone runs ...

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Verizon’s HTC Incredible Finally Gets Rooted (UPDATE: Or Not)

With all the spotlight on Sprint’s EVO 4G, it seemed like efforts to root Verizon’s Incredible were but a distant memory. Says AllDroid.org’s Jake Day and Boostdscoob… fear not, “we have root!” At around 10:15 PM UTC, the duo posted a screenshot of what they ...

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Android 2.2 Ported to Evo 4G

Guess what? Apparently the Android 2.2 Nexus One OTA update has already been ported to the Sprint Evo 4G(and it hasn’t even been released yet!).  It didn’t take those crazy kids at XDA long at all! I should let you know it is very buggy and not much is working,  but still definitely ...

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Walmart Drops Pre-Order Price of myTouch 3G Slide to $129.99

Walmart, which was offering the myTouch Slide on pre-order for $199.99, has now dropped the price! The company has reduced the price down to $129.99 for new activations with a 2 year contract. For existing T-Mobile users that are upgrading, Walmart is offering the Slide for $139.99 with an ...

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Qik Responds: Core Capability of 2-way Video Chat to be Free

We received an email late this evening from Qik co-founder Bhaskar Roy who wanted to clear the air on the recent rumor that their video chat service will run an extra $5 per month.  He told us “the core features of 2-way video chat and live video sharing from phone to phones, web, desktop ...

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And Here Come the Droid 2 Leaks

Verizon and Motorola are gearing up for a hot summer with a pair of devices due shortly.  The first ‘known’ device is the Droid Shadow which has seen its share of leaks recently. The other… well that would be the follow up to the Droid, silly! Did you know you can advertise ...

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Rumor Has It Samsung and T-Mobile Up to Something Big…

…And we think we already know what it is.  Remember back a few weeks ago when we thought we knew what T-Mobile’s Project Emerald was?  At the time we purported that it was related to the Samsung Galaxy S arriving on the carrier.  After doing some digging around and reading we ...

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Sprint to Release Motorola i1 Next Month for $150

PhoneDog is reporting that the Motorola i1 will be arriving at Sprint’s doorstep on June 20th with a $149.99 price tag attached to it.  The ruggedized phone  is designed to withstand pretty much anything you can throw at it and features a 3.1-inch screen with a 5 megapixel camera.  ...

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Skype Intends to “Set the Bar on Mobile Video Calling”

As we gear up for the release of the HTC EVO 4G, software developers, and fans, are turning their focus to the front-facing camera and the possibilities that rest within.  Just this week we’ve seen mentions of Fring and Qik for taking advantage of the camera.  What about another software ...

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More Flash Based Game Topping for Your Froyo

Kongregate, a web site featuring tons of Flash-based indie games that are free to play is joining the Froyo goodness with a new mobile site. It should be a good way for those of you who are enjoying your 2.2 Android update to waste some time.  M.kongregate.com is officially launched and ready ...

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Exclusive: EVO 4G Accessory Prices and Availability (Updated with Pics)

We’ve known for a while that the EVO would come to market with plenty of accessories. What we didn’t know was how much the ones we actually cared about would cost. Thanks to a friend over at Sprint, we now have a little more insight into some of the prices, and what will for sure... ...

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“Whaddya Mean My Frozen Yogurt isn’t Official?”

That’s what Ry Guy and ben1010 from Google are saying anyways.  According to these Google employees, the 2.2 build of Android that Nexus One owners are sporting right now isn’t the official release from the search giant. An article over at Slash Gear references information provided ...

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Samsung to Upgrade Behold II to 1.6, Then Call it a Day

Beleaguered owners of Samsung’s Behold II have been up in arms lately as it has become clear that Samsung would not in fact be providing an upgrade to Android 2.0 or beyond, despite their previous promises. Tonight, word comes from Samsung of an update to the phone: from 1.5 to 1.6. ...

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Exclusive: Samsung i897 in the Wild (AT&T)

As we reported here earlier this week, the Samsung i897 looks to be AT&T’s first serious attempt at releasing an Android phone. In terms of specs, it appears to be almost identical to the Galaxy S with its 4-inch AMOLED screen, Android 2.1, and 5-megapixel camera. Our source for a few ...

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Motorola Shadow Caught Blazing Through Benchmark Test?

Phandroid is reporting a bit of interesting news tonight.  Apparently a member of Howards Forums who tried to benchmark his overclocked Droid using the Quadrant app (which lists the top bench-marked handsets) saw sitting just below a Nexus One running Android 2.2 a device listed as the Shadow ...

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