Verizon’s Galaxy S Announced as “Samsung Fascinate”

As expected earlier this year, the top four carriers in the United States will each carry their own version of the Galaxy S from Samsung.  Hot on the heels of the Epic announcement for Sprint this morning comes Verizon’s  Samsung Fascinate.  Unfortunately, we don’t have any pictures ...

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Droid Incredible Getting Phased Out Already? UPDATE

Around a week back, it was rumored that the Droid Eris and Droid Incredible were on the fast track for extinction.  While most were of the opinion that the Incredible was simply too new to get killed off, the Droid Eris made sense.  It’s nearly eight months old now and it simply ...

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Blackberry-esque Motorola Charm Bound for T-Mobile

Another Motorola handset has been spotted in what is said to be T-Mobile training documents.  Staying true to Motorola’s track record, they’ve brought yet another form factor to the table.  Aside from Android 2.1 and enchanced MOTOBLUR, there’s nothing to share at this point.  ...

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Checking to See if EVO 4G is in Stock? There’s an App For That!

In case you were looking to order an EVO 4G today you might want to pump the brakes.  As has been the case for most of the week, the latest Sprint super phone is out of stock.  Since Sprint is not likely going to make any announcements when it comes back, we’re left to keep... Read More

US Cellular to Offer Four Android Phones in 2010

US Cellular plans to bring customers four Android handsets this year, starting next month with the Samsung Acclaim.  Kicking things off with the sliding QWERTY on July 9th, the carrier will be following closely with the HTC Desire. 

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Verizon Customers React to Droid X [VIDEO]

Check out the following video which shows how Verizon customers react to some of the new features of the Droid X.  The 3-minute clip also provides footage from yesterday’s announcement with appearances by all the key players. If you haven’t seen the phone on film yet, this provides ...

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Intel Wants ‘Android x86’ for Netbooks and Tablets This Summer

Intel is hard at work, prepping an “Android x86″version of Android 2.2 designed for tablets and netbooks.  As we’ve mentioned here a couple of times, Android was initially designed for ARM processors.  Intel has been gradually getting more involved with the platform, most ...

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Rumor: Minor Update Hitting EVO 4G Next Week

Those of you who have an EVO 4G are advised to keep your eyes peeled for a minor update next week.  Sorry guys and gals, it’s not a Froyo rollout.  Rumored for the 28th, it will address three components. A Boy Genius Report source indicates the following are slated for a tweak next week: ...

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Official Froyo on G1 Could Happen

Tucked in the middle of yesterday’s news of Android 2.2 code being dropped into the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) was a glimmer of hope for G1 owners.  According to Android developer Jean-Baptiste Queru, Google has restructured the source tree to help device manufacturers to use ...

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Droid Set for Android 2.2 Update in July

The Motorola Droid appears poised to be the first handset to see Android 2.2 aside from the Nexus One.  A recently leaked image shows the Droid salted for the update in late July while the brand new Droid X is scheduled for August.  PhoneDog has since received confirmation of the Droid update ...

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Android Team Employs Remote Application Removal

The Android Developers Blog has an very interesting article up this morning concerning their ability to implement remote application removal.  Along with over-the-air updates and an application “sandbox and permissions model”, Google has plenty of tools to safeguard Android users. ...

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Skyfire 2.1 Released, Outperforms Flash 10.1 All Around [VIDEO]

Web browser Skyfire is already a huge hit in the Android Market.  With over 500,000 downloads in the first six weeks, it’s easy to see why people are gravitating towards the stock alternative. Hitting the market back on April 29th, it was the first browser to offer Flash for web browsing ...

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Andy Rubin on Android Tablets: “We Haven’t Announced Anything” [VIDEO]

Here’s how you know an official Android tablet is being worked on in some back room somewhere. When speaking with Google VP Andy Rubin earlier today, the subject of an Android tablet was brought up. When asked wither or not we’ll be seeing one before long, Rubin was ready with the ...

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Sony Ericsson Increasingly Frustrated at HTC, Desire

Sony Ericsson is hoping Android 2.1 helps push their Xperia X10 onto the same stage as HTC and their Desire handset.  The X10 may never arrive here in the United States but it appears to be doing well in other parts of the world.  Unfortunately for the handset maker, they feel it could be on... ...

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160,000 Android Phones Sold Daily, Market Nears 70,000 Applications

Speaking earlier today at the Droid X launch, Andy Rubin (Google VP of engineering) said that Android phones are being activated at a rate of 160,000 per day.  Yes, that’s almost two activations for every second of the day, every day.  What’s even more is impressive  is the speed at ...

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