Hacker Overclocks EVO 4G to 1.267GHz (Toasty!)

A member (coolbho3000) from XDA-developers has managed to get his EVO 4G up to 1.267GHz,running about 30% faster than normal.  So far things have been running pretty stable for him considering he has only had the phone a short while. We know you hackers and modders out there are already getting ...

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You Tell Us: Who “Gets” Android The Best? (Handset Makers)

We all have our opinion as to which phone maker seems to be doing the best with Android.  Whether it’s HTC with their Sense UI and high end super phones or Motorola with their always-evolving form factors and hardware combination, everyone has a horse in the race.  Which one is yours?  ...

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Beta Test This! Tether

Tether announced earlier today that they have a beta version of their Android app ready for public consumption. Unlike the previous time, this release is open to the public. According to the developers, they have been seeing speeds roughly 40% faster than their competition. Now that ...

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Picture of Sprint’s Galaxy S Pro Surfaces, Confirms Sliding QWERTY

The first picture of Sprint’s version of the Galaxy S handset made its way into the hands of Android Community today.  Called the Galaxy S Pro, it looks every bit of a standard Galaxy S save for the sliding 5-row QWERTY hiding below.  This confirms the news we broke just over a month ago. 

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PSA: Sign up for SlingPlayer Mobile for Android (UK)

Android owners living in the UK are now able to sign up for SlingPlayer Mobile news direct from the official source.  Add your email address to the list to ensure you are one of the first to learn know when SlingPlayer Mobile for Android becomes available in the UK.   Sounds to us like they ...

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Rumor: Sony Ericsson ‘Shakira’ to be Called Xperia X8

Remember the Sony Ericsson handset from last week that fell somewhere in the middle between the Xperia X10 and the X10Mini?  At the time it was suggested that the codename of the product was Shakira.  Today finds us learning it will end up with an official product name of X8.  Unfortunately we ...

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Droid Does Faster: Droid 2 Will be 1GHz According to Purported Commercials

The boys over at Droid Life have scored what appear to be treatments for the upcoming Droid 2 and Droid X handsets.  If these prove to be right, we can get a sense for what lies ahead for both phones.  First up we learn that the Droid 2 will feature a 1GHz processor which is... Read More

Motorola Droid X Rivals EVO in Size, Beauty

Verizon and Motorola are gearing up to drop not one, but two Droid handsets over the course of the next few weeks.  While the Droid 2 closely resembles its predecessor, the Droid X (Droid Xtreme) is unlike anything Motorola has released yet. Like HTC’s EVO 4G, the touch only device boasts ...

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More Samsung Tablet Details Trickle Out

The more we hear about the upcoming Samsung tablet, the more we like it.  Previously known as the Tab, Vietnamese site Tinhte (translated) is now referring to it as the Tape.  Poor name aside the tablet is shaping up to be our most desired device yet.  Check out the rumored hardware for this ...

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AT&T Announces $129.99 HTC Aria for June 20

AT&T has announced via Facebook that their next Android handset, the HTC Aria, will be available June 20th.  If you’ve been following along for the last few weeks then you’ll not be surprised by the form factor. Dropping at $129.99 (after $100 mail-in rebate), the pocket-sized ...

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Galaxy Apollo Confirmed as i5801

The Galaxy Apollo was spotted online late last week on Samsung’s UK site for smart phones.  At the time we suggested it could be a variant of the M100S (Galaxy A) which launched in Korea earlier this year.  Wireless provider Orange has confirmed it as the i5801 and is now listing the ...

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“Solid” Motorola Droid X Stands Still for Photos

It’s not every day you get to see an unreleased phone stand still long enough to have some decent pictures taken.  The guys over at Gadget University were able to spend some time playing around with testing the not-yet-announced Motorola Droid X.  Also known as the Droid Xtreme, this ...

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Samsung Galaxy Apollo Headed for UK “Soon”

Head over to Samsung’s UK page for smartphones and you will see a model called the Galaxy Apollo.  Listed as coming soon with no specs or details, we think we know what is under the hood. The Apollo bears more than a passing resemblance to the Korean M100S (pictured below)  launched back ...

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HTC Aria/Liberty/Intruder Spotted in AT&T Handset Testing Video

Check out the video below from AT&T which shows how they go about testing their handsets.  Of particular note is the fact that this clip shows the yet-to-be-announced HTC Aria/Liberty/Intruder smart phone.  While the guy in the video acknowledges it is an Android device, he does not ...

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INQ Mobile: “We are Going all-Android”

We previously covered INQ Mobile here back in September of 2009 as the company announced they would be looking to bring their own Android phones to the United States.  Here were are, six months into 2010 and there’s yet to be any rumblings. After selling around 1.5 million of their INQ ...

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