Rumor: Motorola Shadow to Run ‘NinjaBlur’

There has been a great deal of hype and excitement surrounding the upcoming Droid Shadow/MB810 Droid Xtreme and its apparent speed and overall performance.  A recent benchmark test indicated that the handset comes in just slightly under a Nexus One running Android 2.2 (Froyo).  Great, right?  ...

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Andy Rubin: Android Updates Will “Probably end up Being Once a Year”

Google VP Andy Rubin recently spent some time speaking with the Silicon Valley Mercury News where he shared a few details about the future of the mobile platform. Rubin acknowledged the rapid maturity of Android and how it has kept developers and OEMs up at night. After what seems like a new ...

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Samsung Galaxy S to Hit 110 Nations at Once

According to Korean IT Times, the Samsung Galaxy S will be rolling out to 110 countries around the world later this summer. Among the carriers expected to offer the handset are Orange (France), SingTel (Singapore), and Deutsche Telecom (Germany).  It has been previously reported that the big ...

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Samsung i897 is Now “Captivate”

The guys over at BGR are reporting this afternoon that the Samsung i897 will be known as the Captivate. We were the first to bring you pictures of the device late last week. Looking nearly identical to the Galaxy S on the inside, it has a slightly varied form factor on the outside. Specs ...

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Motorola Droid Xtreme Found in Verizon Inventory System

A PhoneArena source has passed along a screen shot from Verizon’s inventory system which shows quite a few accessories for the yet-to-be-announced Motorola MB810 handset. Expected to be called the Droid Xtreme, this is rumored to be one of two Verizon devices built by Motorola for a ...

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Motorola Updates Android 2.1 Timeline, Very Little Change

Motorola’s Owners’ Forum has posted a revised timeline for their Android-based handsets waiting for the coveted Android 2.1 update.  Not much has changed since the last time we checked in.  In fact, the Droid and Milestone are the only phones that differ – the Droid is all ...

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Engadget Gets a Dell Streak, Tries to Break Screen. Fails. [VIDEO]

Gorilla Glass.  That’s a buzz word you’ll likely be hearing much more of as time goes.  As Snapdragon is to speed, Gorilla Glass is to durability. The upcoming Dell Streak has a 5-inch display made out of the chemically-strengthened, damage-resistant stuff and it’s designed to ...

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New Dual-core Snapdragon Chips to Run Android at 1.2GHz

It seems like nearly every Android phone that gets announced these days comes with a Snapdragon processor running at a blazing fast 1GHz speed.  After last year’s 528MHz becoming the norm, the current  benchmark is considerably faster.  But what about later this year?  What can we expect ...

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Acer Liquid e Ferrari: “World’s Most Exclusive Smartphone”

Acer has announced the availability of a limited edition version of their Liquid e handset.  Called the Liquid Ferrari, it’s a glossy, sexed up looking Liquid e with a few special features added in. With a shiny Ferrari F1 red  finish, the smart phone includes exclusive content, including ...

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EXCLUSIVE: First Look at HTC Aria?

One of tipsters just passed along a few screen shots for an HTC device headed for AT&T.  They have been pretty solid in the past so we’re inclined to believe them this time around.  Here’s what they knows about the device from their brief experience with it.  The phone runs ...

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Qik Responds: Core Capability of 2-way Video Chat to be Free

We received an email late this evening from Qik co-founder Bhaskar Roy who wanted to clear the air on the recent rumor that their video chat service will run an extra $5 per month.  He told us “the core features of 2-way video chat and live video sharing from phone to phones, web, desktop ...

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And Here Come the Droid 2 Leaks

Verizon and Motorola are gearing up for a hot summer with a pair of devices due shortly.  The first ‘known’ device is the Droid Shadow which has seen its share of leaks recently. The other… well that would be the follow up to the Droid, silly!  

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Rumor Has It Samsung and T-Mobile Up to Something Big…

…And we think we already know what it is.  Remember back a few weeks ago when we thought we knew what T-Mobile’s Project Emerald was?  At the time we purported that it was related to the Samsung Galaxy S arriving on the carrier.  After doing some digging around and reading we ...

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Sprint to Release Motorola i1 Next Month for $150

PhoneDog is reporting that the Motorola i1 will be arriving at Sprint’s doorstep on June 20th with a $149.99 price tag attached to it.  The ruggedized phone  is designed to withstand pretty much anything you can throw at it and features a 3.1-inch screen with a 5 megapixel camera.  ...

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Skype Intends to “Set the Bar on Mobile Video Calling”

As we gear up for the release of the HTC EVO 4G, software developers, and fans, are turning their focus to the front-facing camera and the possibilities that rest within.  Just this week we’ve seen mentions of Fring and Qik for taking advantage of the camera.  What about another software ...

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