HTC Beat Will be a PMD, not a Phone (Rumor)

The collaboration between HTC and Beats Audio seems to be spawning new devices and rumors left and right.  Just off the top of our head we can already think of multiple (Vigor/Droid Incredible HD, Runnymede/Bass, Bliss/Rhyme, Sensation XE) HTC handsets expected to launch with the new Beats ...

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7-Inch Motorola Xoom Spied

A smaller, presumably 7-inch Motorola tablet has been spied in the wild, adding credence to Sanjay Jha’s statement that we’d see a “fun and portable” version of the Xoom by year’s end.   Although there are no confirmations of hardware or software, the tablet ...

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Verizon Announces $99 4G LTE Pantech Breakout for September 22

Verizon announced this morning that the Pantech Breakout will be arriving in stores and online come Thursday, September 22nd. Pricing will be $99 with a qualified two-year service agreement and after $50 mail-in rebate in the form of a debit card. Specifications for the handset include Android ...

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Street Fighter IV to Arrive as Exclusive Title for LG’s First HD Handset

LG Electronics and CAPCOM announced today that the handset maker will have exclusive rights to Street Fighter IV when it makes its Android debut. Expected in the fourth quarter, the title will be one of the premier games offered on LG’s first HD handset. Although LG has remained ...

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LG Announces Optimus Q2 for Korea

LG announced the next round of high-end Android smart phones late Sunday, unveiling the sliding QWERTY Optimus Q2. Specifications include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 4.0-inch IPS-based (700 nit) LCD display, a dual-core 1.2GHz Tegra 2 CPU, a 5-megapixel rear camera, and a VGA front-facing ...

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Google Wallet to Launch Today, September 19th? (Rumor)

Roughly four months after it made its on-stage debut, Google Wallet is readying for its real-world arrival. According to information obtained by TechCrunch, various partners have been receiving notices advising that the near-field communication (NFC) technology/service will be ready to roll ...

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LG LU6200 to Feature 720p Display, Dual-Core 1.5GHz, 4G LTE (Rumor)

According to details unearthed on a Korean website, LG is prepping a phone for this year which should be just as powerful as Samsung’s Galaxy S II series. Details are said to include a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, a 4.5-inch 720p HD display, an 8-megapixel camera, and front-facing ...

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Samsung Releases Source Code to Epic 4G Touch

That didn’t take very long, did it?  Samsung has already released the source code to their brand spankin’ new Epic 4G Touch (Sprint), giving anxious hackers a fresh set of tools to play with.  If you’re the type who likes to create custom kernels, then you’ll need to ...

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Samsung Epic 4G Touch Now on Sale at Sprint

The Samsung Galaxy S II has officially arrived in the United States today as the Epic 4G Touch goes on sale at Sprint stores around the country.  Available for $199 with a qualified two-year service agreement, the phone runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features a 4.52-inch Super AMOLED Plus ...

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Samsung Illusion Spied on on Flickr, Announcement Coming Soon?

The unannounced Samsung Illusion has been spied online, although not in the blurry “in the wild” manner that we typically see.  No, this is a high quality, promotion-ready Flickr image of the handset.  Samsung, no stranger to the game of outing phones ahead of carriers, has posted ...

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Teddy Tumble Proves Laundry Can be Fun, and Very Dizzying

It’s pretty much a fact that people hate doing laundry.  It’s also an unwritten rule that teddy bears are to be viewed only as cute and cuddly.  But what happens when you combine the two?  You get Teddy Tumble, the 2D puzzle platformer, that’s what.  Spread across 90 dizzying ...

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BOLT Browser Emerges in Second Preview Beta

It has been a few months since we last talked about it, but BOLT has emerged again in a second preview beta.  The slick looking and very fast web browser alternative has been updated with a number of enhancements and is available for download. New for this version are adaptive streaming for ...

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Archos G9 Tablets up for Pre-Sale on September 20

The Android tablet price wars kick into a higher gear next week as the Archos G9 series of Honeycomb tablets go up for pre-sale.  Available in two size options, the prices start at a very reasonable $299 (8-inch/8GB) and max out at $469.99 (10-inch/250GB).  This marks the first time that Archos ...

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AT&T to Begin 4G LTE Services on Sunday, September 18

Get ready to take advantage of your new, $700 HTC Jetstream tablet!  AT&T is just days away from turning on the juice to their 4G LTE network in five markets.  According to Fierce Wireless, the carrier is ready to launch in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio this Sunday, ...

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Boost Mobile Announces $229 Samsung Transform Ultra for October 7

Following closely on the heels of the Samsung Galaxy Prevail, Boost Mobile and Samsung are back again with another Android handset.  Come next month (October 7) Boost Mobile subscribers will be able to pick up the Samsung Transform Ultra for $229 without contract.  Features include a slide-out ...

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