Sholes Roundup

The last few days have seen a few bits of Motorola Sholes news and pics hit the internet and we felt obligated to pass them on to you in the event you hadn’t seen them yet.  We are your only source for Android news… right?

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Leaked Document Tips HTC Desire and Motorola Sholes (Tao) Arriving Before Black Friday

It didn’t take long to figure out what handset it was that Google CEO Eric Schmidt was holding earlier today.  An internal Verizon document making its way into the hands of Gizmodo tells us that it’s almost certainly the HTC Desire.  Based on the picture from earlier today, it ...

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Motorola (Tao) Sholes in the Wild [UPDATED]

New images have emerged showing the Motorola Tao (Sholes) running around somewhere in Georgia.  The pictures don’t do the handset justice as most of them are focused on the screen’s images and not the phone.  We can tell from the pictures that it has Android 1.6 (or higher) by the ...

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Leaked Verizon Docs Confirm October Release for Sholes

Yet another leaked carrier document found its way into the hands of Boy Genius Report.  This time, it’s the end of year releases for Verizon.  There’s some stuff about BlackBerry, LG, and Samsung in there but what we’re most interested is the Motorola Sholes which is shown ...

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Sholes: About that Name

How about a little light-hearted, interesting bit of triva to pass along today?  There’s a Motorola handset rumored to be landing on Verizon’s network later this year that goes by the codename/nickname of “Sholes”.  Strange name for a phone, isn’t it?  Well ...

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Say Hello to the Motorola “Sholes” [UPDATE]

Today finds us learning of a new Motorola handset, rumored to be headed to Verizon as early as October.  Called “Sholes”, it’s a slide out QWERTY with a touch of class. Thanks to the guys at Motofan.ru, we get a couple of high resolution pictures and a nice chunk of specs on ...

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Gingerbread Modders Have Been Busy Bees!

It’s been a short while since the Android Open Source Project was updated with the code for Gingerbread (aka Android 2.3). The Android Open Source Project, for those who are unaware, is a repository for all of the non-proprietary bits that make up Android, making it possible for anyone to ...

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Motoroi All But Officially Headed for T-Mobile USA in March

I love it when people put their free time to good use.  Someone over at CellPhoneSignal has put together what seems like perhaps the final piece of the puzzle which indicates the Motorola Motoroi is coming to T-Mobile USA soon. Looking over some FCC filings, it was found that a Motorola device ...

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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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Motorola Device With T-Mobile 3G Passes Through FCC

The FCC  has recently passed another unknown  Motorola phone with T-Mobile AWS 3G bands ( 1700/2100 ). Is this possibly the Sholes Tablet?  I sure hope so! The specs to the phone includes: Quadband GSM/EDGE 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 HSDPA/HSUPA up to 10.2 Mbps Standalone GPS Bluetooth 2.0 ...

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Rumor: Motorola Unveiling a Pair of Handsets Next Week at CES

Will Motorola be showing off new Android-based smart phones next week in Vegas?  If the rumors over at Barron’s prove to be true, we’ll be seeing a pair of handsets from the rebounding handset maker.  First up is an AT&T-bound phone with an OLED screen, a physical keyboard, ...

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More Motorola XT701 Pics and Specs Coming Together

The guys over at LeakDroid stumbled across a handful of pictures of the upcoming Motorola XT701.  Posted originally on the blog at zol.com.cn (translated), we’re getting a few more decent glimpses of the “Sholes Tablet”.  If the phone looks a little Droid-like, that’s ...

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Developers Waste Little Time Porting Android 2.1 to Droid

In a move that comes as little surprise, some crafty developers have managed to extract Android 2.1 from a Nexus One handset to port it to the Motorola Droid. Does it work? Yes and no. According to comments left by the devs, it’s buggy at best.   As of right now, there are roughly a ...

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GSM Droid Caught on Film, Headed to T-Mobile?

The hottest Android phone on the planet right now has to be the Verizon Droid from Motorola.  The recently announced and soon to be launched handset has people drooling all over the world.  Unfortunately, the Droid won’t work in many parts of the world due to it being CDMA.  This calls ...

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Best Buy Getting Droid This Weekend?

The official unveiling of the Verizon/Motorola Droid is slated to go down next week on the 28th with sale dates and formal announcements likely monpolizing the news next Wednesday.  Rumors have the launch pegged for sometime early November, recently leaked Best Buy documents indicate a Droid ...

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