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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Rumor: Samsung Behold II to Recieve Android 1.6 Beginning June 28th

The word around the campfire today is that the Samsung Behold II handset from T-Mobile will be seeing an update on June 28th.  Sadly, this will be the only bump the phone ever receives as it’s just not capable of 2.0 or higher.  We never did learn how many Behold II units were sold ...

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T-Mobile to Give Out 200-Page Android App Books to Qualified Customers

Starting June 16th, customers purchasing an Android device will be given a 200-page, full color book dedicated to Android apps.   For those of you who wish to pick one up on your own, you can buy one at Barnes & Noble retails stores nationwide for a rumored $20 each.  These books are yet ...

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Huawei Planning 7-Inch Tablet with 1GHz Processor

In an effort to gain a stronger foothold on the consumer and enterprise market, Chinese hardware marker Huawei is planning an Android tablet of their own.  Running a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, it also features a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen display (800X480 or 1024X600) and 3G support ...

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Another Korean Commercial Shows Android’s Personality [VIDEO]

Take a look at another Korean commercial for Android phones.  In the short clip we get to see various supermodels dressed as an HTC Desire, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, and Samsung Galaxy S.  The fashion designer comes out at the end to take a bow and he’s all too familiar.  And green. While ...

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Rumor: Google Voice via Gmail Being Tested

It’s being rumored that Google is testing their Google Voice services and features through integration with Gmail.  Rather than relying on a phone to make calls, users would see a pop-up window with a dialpad, contacts, and a credit balance.  If true, this would be a major step forward to ...

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