Posts From Scott Webster
Here we go again. Michael Dell is out and about teasing Android tablets. Speaking at the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco today, he casually pulled out a 7-inch tablet where he then left us hanging.
The nation’s largest wireless provider is gearing up to release an app store to take on the Android Market. What started out last week as speculation has been confirmed this week by Verizon’s VP consumer solutions.
The fellas over at Droid Life have scored a handful of exclusive pictures today for Verizon’s upcoming Droid 2 World Edition. Rumored to be completely replacing the brand spankin’ new Droid 2 that launched just a few weeks back, this guy also has a 3.7-inch touch display and sliding QWERTY.
A common complaint among some early adopters of the Galaxy S series phones in the United States is that the GPS is less than accurate 100% of the time. Samsung and AT&T were aware of the issue and were working to put something together. Today sees the fruits of their labor as Samsung has begun rolling out an update.
Pre-paid wireless provider Virgin Mobile has selected the Samsung Intercept as its first Android device. The ‘successor’ to last year’s Moment runs Android 2.1 and features an 800MHz processor, a 3.2-inch display, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and support for WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth.
HTC’s official YouTube account recently posted a handful of clips based on last week’s big London announcement. Watch the first clip to get a real sense (see what we did there?) for what makes the Desire HD so awesome. If you think this is just a simple successor, you couldn’t be more wrong.
In an effort to show just how easy the Xperia X10 is to use, Sony Ericsson has put together six short videos for your viewing pleasure. Feeling like something ripped
range pulled the curtain back on the first of their own branded Android handsest today. The low-cost San Francisco is a touch-only device and will be available for the attractive price of £99 ($153 US) on the pay-as-you-go Dolphin plan. The San Francisco runs Android 2.1 and features a 3.5-inch display, a 600MHz processor, 150MB internal storage, and 3-megapixel camera. Other details include your typical Android support for WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and FM Radio.
Verizon appears poised to roll out Froyo to yet another Android handset. The Droid X will soon be joining the Droid, Droid 2, and Droid Incredible as an Android 2.2 powered behemoth. Verizon has updated their support site with a PDF touting the goodies that come with the Froyo release.
SamsungMobile USA has just thrown a pair of new videos online to help promote AT&T’s Galaxy S series Captivate. Each is just over a minute long and show real world
Go ahead and cross Anssi Vanjoki off your list of people who might be open to Android. The former Nokia CEO was recently speaking to the Financial Times when the subject
e’ve said it here plenty of times – LG has next to zero Android presence in the United States. Watching them unveil phones like last week’s Optimus One and Optimus Chic only make us jealous. The Ally is good stuff, but where is the great stuff? According to our friend Kyle (TheDroidGuy), it might start with Verizon’s LG Vortex.
You know what helps carriers reduce churn? A reliable network that works everywhere. Without hiccups. Even if you live in the woods. You know what helps with that? UMA. Do you know what else UMA does? It keeps you from racking up exorbitant roaming fees when traveling abroad. You know what we’re not likely going to see from a wireless provider in the near future? UMA on Android phones. Or will we?
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