Official: Droid X Arrives July 15th for $199

Surprise!  Motorola and Verizon unveiled the latest addition to the Droid arsenal today, the Droid X.  The rumors and leaks pretty much pegged this phone well ahead of the launch but it’s still definitely worth another post.  So here’s what you guys can expect out of the “Next ...

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Hack Pushes EVO 4G over 30FPS Limit

About two weeks ago we reported on the framerate issue that plagued the new EVO 4G.  For those not familiar, it was found that the new super phone was limited to 30 frames per second both in 2D (Canvas) and 3D (openGL) modes while last year’s HTC Hero was able to hit 54fps.  While this... ...

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Google Maps 4.3 Released, Includes Optimized Ratings for Places and Latitude Suggestions

Google has pushed out version 4.3 of the increasingly useful Google Maps application for Android handsets.  If you are running 1.6 or higher, you are advised to immediately download the latest release.  There are three  improvements/additions to the Maps you’ve grown to love over the last ...

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Samsung Behold II Starts Rolling Out its Final Update (1.6)

T-Mobile customers with Samsung Behold II handsets are seeing their first, and final, update this week.  Android 1.6 Donut is hitting phones over the next few days and it’s bringing a few extra goodies along.  Aside from the standard Android fare of Google Maps Navigation, Google Voice ...

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T-Mobile Vibrant (Galaxy S) Prepping for July 21 Arrival

T-Mobile’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S looks as if it will be called the Vibrant when it arrives July 21st.  Cell Phone Signal has been sent some official looking pictures of the device along with details of pre-loaded applications and services.  According to their sources, the T959 ...

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Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Available for Mobile Platform Partners

No longer a beta project, Adobe has officially announced the availability of the Flash Player 10.1 today.  This means that developers and partners are now hard at work to bring us “rich applications and content inside the browser including games, animations, rich Internet applications ...

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Confirmed: Droid X Twitter Account Real

We were the first site to bring you the news this morning about a Twitter account we found hidden in the new Droid X commercial.  At the time we reported it, we were the first account to follow them but the numbers quickly rose.  (I mean really, what’s the worst that could happen? )  ...

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Barnes & Noble Update 3G Nook, Release WiFi-Only Version

Barnes & Noble have released a new WiFi-only version of their Android-powered nook eReader at the very enticing price point of $149.99.  Essentially, the only difference between this and the original is the connection.  Speaking of the original, the 3G & WiFi capable model has dropped ...

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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?

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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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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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