Droid X Teaser Commerical Arrives, Twitter Easter Egg Included [VIDEO]

The first Droid X teaser has landed online and it feels a little bit familiar.   The tv spot doesn’t do a great deal to “show” anything other than an eyeball.  Or does it?  Watching it in an almost frame-by-frame mode you get to see the reflection of some of the specs come ...

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Samsung Galaxy S Pro Details Coming Together

The fellas over at Android Central were passed a list of details for the all-but-official Samsung Galaxy S Pro.  The 4G -capable handset which is headed for Sprint looks like a standard Galaxy S but with a sliding QWERTY but what’s really under the hood? Have you seen today's Deal of ...

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Hands On & First Impressions of the HTC Aria

It seems as if AT&T has finally decided to join the Android game with a handset that’s more than the butt of many jokes around the community (read: better than the Backflip, Flipout, Flippy-Floppy, whatever). Enter, the HTC Aria… and I was lucky enough to get a few minutes with ...

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US Cellular Confirms Acclaim for July 9

The nation’s sixth largest wireless provider, US Cellular, confirmed via Facebook that they will be offering the Samsung Acclaim next month.  We’re still unclear as to the full details of the phone itself but we do know it’s powered by Android 2.1 and features a 3.2-inch ...

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Big in Japan Understands “Legacy”, Releases ShopSavvy Classic

This is exactly what legacy is meant to be.  Big in Japan, makers of the ever-awesome Shop Savvy application for Android, have released a “Classic” version of their app.  This means you guys running older versions of Android can still take advantage of the price comparison and ...

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PSA: HTC Aria Available Today at AT&T

Just a friendly reminder that the HTC Aria is now officially available through AT&T’s website and retail stores around the country.  As of today, June 20th, the cost is $129.99 upfront with no rebates to worry about.  AT&T is taking the $100 off the top as part of an “online ...

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Motorola Also Teasing Droid X

Handset maker Motorola has joined Verizon in teasing us with the next generation of Droid.  A mini-page of sorts has gone live on Motorola’s consumer website, allowing interested parties to sign up for more details.  It’s not immediately obvious what they would be offering different ...

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Nexus One Froyo Update FRF72 Now Available for Download

Remember the rumors last week detailing a new FRF 72 Froyo update available on some Nexus One handsets?  Well,  it appears that the rumors were dead on and the build update is now available for download and manual install. You can get it here or here, but to install it you must be currently ...

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Samsung to Unveil “New Class” of Android Phones

So much for Samsung simply showing off the Galaxy S and announcing carriers and prices.  We just received our follow up email for the June 29 event where Samsung promises to unveil a “new class of brilliant Android smart phones”.  Now that we know the Captivate is official, and ...

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Kobo for Android Announced

Popular eBook service, Kobo, has announced the release of their Android application today.  As a free download in the Android Market, the title provides for full access to over two million eBooks out of the Kobo store.  Existing customers will find that their account works as soon as you load ...

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Best Buy Offering Exclusive White EVO 4G

Engadget was passed along an image this morning that shows Best Buy will be offering the HTC EVO 4G in white as part of an exclusive deal.  Officially launching July 11th, customers are able to pre-order one starting today.  Don’t go to Sprint looking for one of these as the carrier ...

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QWERTY-Based Samsung Galaxy Q Coming to US

We recently saw our first images of Sprint’s forthcoming Galaxy S Pro which, for all practical purposes, looks like a standard Galaxy S with a sliding QWERTY.  Word is coming today that Samsung is readying a QWERTY-based Galaxy Q for the United States later this year.  Armed with ...

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Droid 2 Gets a Surprise Hand-On

One of Gizmodo’s lucky readers was able to get his hands on the upcoming Droid 2 from Verizon and Motorola.  Since we pretty much know all there is in terms of specs (1GHz, 5- megapixel camera, 8GB of internal storage) we’ll jump right to his perception of the phone.  I think ...

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New Android Fragmentation/Legacy Chart Shows 50% Running 2.1

Our favorite pie chart has made another appearance over at Google’s Android Developer site. As you can see, 50% of Android devices are now running 2.1, up from the last projection of about 45%.  This is most likely reflected by all the handsets we have seen get an update, and perhaps the ...

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Android Team Shifting Focus to User Experience with Gingerbread

One of the things that Android can’t brag about is the user experience on the platform.  It lacks a certain “slickness” and “smoothness” when compared to its iPhone competition.  Apparently, this has not escaped the Android team’s notice, as TechCrunch is ...

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