Source: Metro PCS Getting Android 2.1 Motorola Device

I’ll be completely upfront with you guys on this one.  The details are somewhat limited but I trust the source.  He’s been pretty reliable so far in regards to some past leaks and I see no reason to refute this latest rumor.  So with all that out of the way, here’s what I have ...

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Stream Media Releases In-App Purchase Platform, Mo-Vend

Stream Media announced earlier this week the availability of  their in-app purchase platform for Android. Mo-vend as it is called, gives Android devs another way to implement in-app micro-purchases without the need for  their users to leave the application.   Mo-vend allows users to select ...

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Qik Details Premium Features for EVO 4G

So you’ve probably heard over the last few weeks that Qik was going to be charging for some new, premium services now that the EVO 4G is out. Qik passed along a press release to us this morning, breaking down some of the differences between the free client and the version that runs five ...

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HTC Announced Release of 2.1 for GSM Hero

The long, way too long, wait for HTC GSM Hero users should be over soon. HTC Taiwan announced the release of 2.1 for this phone via their Plurk account. So… it should start today.  The CDMA version got the update just a couple of weeks ago but HTC has been pushing and pushing the GSM ...

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Stunning Viliv X10 Tablet Features 10-Inch 1366×768 Screen

Another day, another Android tablet.  Right?  Not exactly.  Check out the newly unearthed Viliv X10 and you will see one of the best looking Android-based tablets yet.  One of the guys over at Laptop Magazine spent a few minutes with the device and came away using words like ...

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Rumor:Froyo-Flavored Scorpion to Sting Verizon Customers with 1.5GHz

Like a bad penny, the Scorpion rumors have turned up again.  The last time we checked in on this phone we were reporting that it would feature a 1.5GHz processor and have support for WiMAX.  We, like others, assumed it was Sprint-bound.  It doesn’t look that way any longer.    

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Dell Streak HDMI Dock Spied

We knew as far back as February that the Dell Streak would have an optional dock with HDMI.  Our first glimpse of the accessory came from a cameo in a Greek video and had us excited over the possibility of HDMI output from an Android phone. Of course, this was in the days before the... Read More

Motorola Says “Follow This Thread” for Droid Froyo News

In my opinion, Motorola is doing a fantastic of letting people know what’s going on as it pertains to Android.  They have twice released a timeline that shows when each of their phones are expected to get updated to Android 2.1 “Eclair”.  As for how efficiently they are going ...

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Boost Mobile to Offer First Android Phone Without a Contract

Much has been made recently over the Motorola i1, it being the first push-to-talk Android device of course.  Today sees an announcement for the phone that I feel has even bigger implications.  The i1 is set to become the first Android phone offered without a contract.  Starting June 20th, ...

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EVO Gets “Toasted”; Root and Froyo ROM Released

The EVO isn’t even available at Sprint stores until tomorrow, but when Google decided to give around 5,000 of these bad boys away, they were basically telling developers to “get this bad boy rooted already.” And so they did… Over on XDA-Developers, toastcfh (also known ...

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First Look at Samsung Tab

Wow!  Samsung, what are you guys up to?  Take a look at that picture and you will see what appears to be a massive Samsung Galaxy S.  The image made its way online via the (official) Samsung South Africa Blog twitter account just a half hour ago.  Obviously we don’t know anything about it ...

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Adobe AIR for Android Developers

In what could be a breath of fresh AIR, (pun intended), Adobe Systems today announced that their AIR platform has been opened up to Android devices.  The Adobe AIR platform will allow devs to publish ActionScript 3 projects as native Android applications (.apk’s) for installation on ...

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Movistar to Release Low Cost Android Handset for Spain

Movistar, a Spanish phone carrier, will be launching the Huawei Ivy this June as a low cost Android option for their customers.  With some vanilla specs, the Ivy does not tout any kind of industry leading hardware, but will provide a user with a solid handset for a low price. The specs are as ...

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HomePipe Now Streams iTunes Music to Your Android Device

HomePipe Networks, a company which lets users access their home computer while on the go, is announcing today that the latest version of their Android app will allow streaming of iTunes music to Android devices. For those keeping score at home, this is an industry first.     

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Sprint Dropping Motorola i1 and Samsung Intercept (Moment 2) July 11

Sprint customers looking beyond this week’s EVO 4G release are advised to mark their calendar for July 11th.  If the latest leak holds up, this will be the day Sprint releases both the Motorola i1 and Samsung Intercept.     

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