Posts From Scott Webster
After months of hype and anticipation, the Dell Streak phablet has finally gotten an official price tag. Starting as early as this coming Thursday (12th), the 5-inch behemoth will run $299 (with two-year AT&T contract) or $549 (contract-free), depending on your approach.
Verizon has opened up a teaser site for the R2-D2 flavored version of the finally-announced Droid 2. With nothing more than an outline image of our favorite Astromech glowing in
Best Buy recently announced a strategic relationship with Clearwire, which should see the retail giant providing 4G mobile broadband service under the Best Buy Connect brand. As part of the deal, Best Buy will offer a one stop shop and support for mobile broadband devices to take advantage of the speedy 4G network. One such device is likely to be the newly-twitter-leaked Rocketfish tablet.
Motorola has taken to YouTube to show off their latest creation, the Droid 2. What, you didn’t hear? There’s another Android-powered phone headed for Verizon! Check out the one minute clip below to see all the great features that make up the Droid 2… as if you needed to see it in video form.
The worst kept secret of the summer, the Droid 2, is now official. Starting tomorrow, August 11th, customers can begin pre-ordering the successor to arguably the most successful Android phone to date. The cost falls right in line with pretty much everything else we’ve seen this summer at $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate and a new two-year customer agreement. Thursday the 12th will see the phone go full-on with an advertising blitz likely to start this weekend.
The next Android-powered handset from T-Mobile, the Motorola Charm, has yet to be officially tapped with a price tag or release date. Rumors have been circulating for weeks that the launch will happen in a couple of weeks with August 25th mentioned time and again. We’ve seen hints that the phone will be part of T-Mobile’s back to school promotion possibly with a free-after-rebate deal. But let’s assume the phone isn’t part of a sale. What would the cost be?
AlienBabelTech is back at it this week with some more HTC Glacier benchmark details. While last time around we were treated to the CPU scores of the previously unknown device, this time we are looking at the GPU performance. And perform it does. According to figures posted on the benchmarking site, this handset could be rocking a Qualcomm dual-core QSD8672 chipset. In other words, it may be running a dual-core processor up to 1.5GHz.
Nearly a full year after the first leaks and official announcements, AT&T customers will be able to get their hands on the sexy and once top-of-the-line Android handset. Starting next week (August 15), new and eligible subscribers can grab the X10 for $149 after rebate.
The guys over at Boy Genius Report scored themselves a whopper this morning with what appears to be Verizon’s plans for the next six months or more. From the sounds of it, the carrier plans to use Android just as much, if not more, than they already are.
So you’re pretty good about getting outside and running or jogging everyday, but you are looking for something different. Might I recommend a new app for you called FastFoot? This GPS-based fitness title will have you changing up your route right away.
Location-based mobile dating company Meetmoi announced earlier this week that their popular service has come to Android. Called MeetMoi NOW, the free application allows users to share their basic information
An updated version of the official Paypal application hit the Android Market yesterday, adding new features and general enhancements.
Android is proving to be not only beneficial (and fun) in everyday consumer usage, but now we’re seeing how practical it can be in other situations. Take for instance the
For those of you who are unaware, I also write for CNET and their AndroidAtlas/CRAVE brands. Earlier this week I published a post called “AT&T embraces bar code scanning with new app, services” which talked about their 2D/QR efforts. One of my readers, Roger, runs a website called 2d code and decided to give the AT&T features a run through. Suffice it to say, he came away less than pleased with the results.