Archos Unveils Pair of Dual-core 1.5 GHz Tablets with Android Market Access

Betcha didn’t know this, but Archos has been in the Android tablet game as long as anyone.  They have already release tablets/devices running Android that range in size from 2.8-inches up to 10-inches.  Unfortunately their efforts just haven’t seem to catch on much.  Maybe their ...

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Unconfirmed Report: Next-Gen Eee Pad Transformer to Feature Quad-Core Processor, Arrive in Fall

According to ASUS, their Eee Pad Transformer is doing very well for itself – to the tune of 400,000 units shipped in the first half the year.  The 10-inch tablet runs Honeycomb, carries at $399 price tag and is said to be a low-margin device.  Instead of making a bunch of money up front ...

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HTC Announces EVO 4G+ for South Korea

HTC announced a new handset for their Korean market late last night with a very EVO 3D/Sensation-like spec sheet. For all practical purposes, this EVO 4G+ is a Sensation in EVO 3D’s body (Yeah, we know they were nearly identical to begin with). Hardware features a 4.3-inch display, ...

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Rumor: HTC ChaCha to be Re-Branded as ‘Status’ for AT&T

The Boy Genius Report is advising today that the “Facebook phone” HTC ChaCha will be getting a very Facebook-like (See what we did there?) name when it comes to AT&T.  According to their sources, the phone will be called the HTC Status once it arrives stateside.  We’re ...

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LG Thrill Now Set to Arrive at AT&T “This Summer”

We had hoped that LG and AT&T were going to give us a solid launch date or price for their new joint effort yesterday, but alas we are somewhat disappointed. According a new press release, the dual-core, 3D super phone that is the LG Thrill is now expected to hit AT&T stores and online ...

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Hulu Plus Arrives for Very Select List of Android Phones

Hulu Plus found its way on to the Android Market yesterday however not in the grand fashion we’d been hoping for. As of right now there are only six models supported (Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC Inspire 4G, Motorola Droid II, Motorola Droid X, and the Motorola Atrix) by Hulu, but they plan to ...

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AT&T GoPhone Announces $50 Unlimited Talk, Text & Web Plan

AT&T has announced a new pre-paid option for GoPhone customers today in the $50 Unlimited Talk, Text, & Web Plan.  The bundle goes into effect on June 26th and includes unlimited text and IM to Mexico, Canada and another 100 additional countries.  Existing customers will be eligible to ...

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Tech Analyst: Android Shares Have Peaked in U.S. and Will Continue to Decline with iPhone 5

Oh boy.  Tech analyst Charlie Wolf of Needham & Company believes that Android’s market shares in the United States have already peaked.  What’s more, he anticipates that a recent decline in March is only the beginning of the platform’s decline in share.  As he sees it, ...

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Peggle Arrives as Free Amazon Appstore Exclusive

PopCap Games released their third Android game in less than two months today in the form of addictive puzzle game Peggle.  Following on the heels of Chuzzle and Plants Versus Zombies, Peggle arrives as a free Amazon Appstore exclusive.  Thanks to its nearly 75MB file size, the game must be ...

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Verizon Set to Offer Tiered Data on July 7

Verizon is ready to add their name to the growing list of carriers offering tiered data plans come next month. According to information passed to Droid-Life, Verizon will be offering up a trio of options to customers in 2GB, 5GB, and 10GB plans.  The rates will be slightly higher than what ...

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Adobe Updates Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5

Adobe has announced updates to their Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 software today, making it even easier for developers to write once, deploy (nearly) everywhere. These latest releases can be found as either individual apps or as part of the Creative Suite 5.5 Web Premium and Master ...

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Sony Ericsson Details Gingerbread for Xperia X10

Sony Ericsson has offered up additional details for the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the Xperia X10 today, keeping it on track for an early August release.  According to the SE product blog, the Gingerbread update will keep the camera UI found in the Éclair release as well as as adding in ...

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Huawei Announces 7-inch Honeycomb Tablet ‘MediaPad’

Huawei has officially announced their MediaPad today, a 7-inch, dual-core Honeycomb tablet.   Specifications include a dual-core 1.2GHz  processor, a 5-megapixel camera on the rear, front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera, and HSPA+ (14.4Mbps) support.  There’s also Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), microSD ...

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Nielsen Report Tells Us We Don’t Really Need Unlimited Data…Yet

The latest Neilsen report concerning mobile data is out and it sheds light on how much data smart phone users are consuming.  They find that usage has increased 89% across the board for smart phones.  Among the heaviest users of data, your typical Android consumer gobbles up roughly 582 MBs per ...

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HTC Using Google Goggles to Promote Sensation 4G

HTC has become one of the latest companies to embrace having their marketing efforts “Goggles Enabled” to help generate interest in the products.  Some of you may recall five companies (Buick, Disney, Diageo, T-Mobile and Delta Air Lines) jumping on board with the technology back in ...

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