Phone Halo Uses GPS to Hunt Down Lost Keys, Other Valuables

You know you’ve done it.  Somewhere along the line you left your keys or wallet somewhere and had that panic moment where you didn’t think you would ever see them again.  Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just pull out your phone and find exact coordinates on a Google Map?  ...

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Update Released for Swype Beta

There’s no denying that the hot Android keyboard of the moment is Swype.  Pre-loaded on a handful of devices (Cliq XT, myTouch 3G Slide), it is one of those apps that stays with you.  Once you’ve had a chance to use Swype, all other keyboards feel slow and rather vanilla.  ...

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Download This: Goal.com Mobile World Cup 2010 Edition

We previously covered Goal.com Mobile here around a month or so back but  felt it somewhat necessary to remind you guys and gals about this free app.  For those of you getting geeked up over the World Cup, we recommend checking out the updated version of this title.  A special tab has been ...

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Bluetooth SIG Tips Two Motorola Devices, Goldfinch 8208 & Bei Hai TD

Motorola has been plenty busy with Android this year and it seems the company is in no hurry to change strategies.  Yesterday found us learning that the handset maker expects upwards of 20 Android phones this year. Thanks to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), we might be looking at two ...

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Samsung Announces i5500 ‘Corby Smartphone’ for Italy

Samsung has announced their Android-based i5500 handset will be headed for Italy under the Corby umbrella. The Corby Smartphone runs Android 2.1 and features a 2.8-inch QVGA LCD touch display, a 2-megapixel camera, and support for 3G HSDPA 7.2 Mbps.

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What is the HTC Intruder?

Another HTC codename/product has popped up thanks to a RadioShack screen which comes courtesy of TjCrew.  The full retail price of the Intruder looks like it might be a placeholder at $699 while the contract cost of $129 is more in line with something I’d expect out of an Android phone.  ...

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Big in Japan (ShopSavvy) Feeling the EVO 4G Effect

Qik is not the only company feeling the effects of the EVO 4G and its massive sales figures.  ShopSavvy developers Big in Japan are reporting similar workloads and finding that some of their retailers are “not fairing as well under the load.”  That’s a great thing for them as ...

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Qik Sees “Unprecedented” Workload on Servers Thanks to EVO 4G

HTC EVO 4G owners trying to use Qik Video over the weekend found themselves running into all sorts of connection issues thanks to overwhelming and unprecedented demand.  The Qik blog is telling us that they have had to temporarily unpublish the video calling application over extreme workloads.  ...

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Cellular South Announces Milestone Coming Soon

After teasing us with promises of a game changer and a coyly written tweet, Cellular South has officially announced that the Milestone will soon be available to customers.  The Motorola device is for all intents and purposes, a Droid. Specs include a 3.7-inch display,a 5 megapixel digital ...

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Motorola Dropping 20 Android Phones This Year

Motorola’s director of marketing, Tom Satchwell, has indicated to SlashGear that 2010 could see 20 Android-based phones from the handset maker.  To be clear, this means worldwide and in the United States alone.  This also doesn’t take into consideration that some phones could get ...

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HTC EVO 4G Has Massive Weekend, Leads to Shortages

Sprint has issued a press release this morning touting the record sales of their new HTC EVO 4G.  The actual number of  devices sold over the weekend is not officially known but it’s bigger than anything the carrier has seen so far.  Sprint did share a little something to put it into ...

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VCAST Arrives in Android Market, $10 Monthly Subscription

Watching television shows and sporting events on your Verizon handset just became a little bit easier. Starting today, Verizon’s VCAST service can be found in the Android Market, giving customers access to news and sports on demand regardless of location. Newly added programming from the ...

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Rumor: HTC Aria Could be Renamed HTC Liberty

Yesterday saw the arrival of a rendering of a new HTC handset.  Called the Liberty, it very closely resembles the HTC Aria we broke last week.  According to AndroidCentral and ROM hacker conflipper, the Liberty is bound for AT&T which also matches previous rumors.  Looking through the ...

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Motorola Milestone XT720 Officially Announced for Eurpoe

Motorola announced the release of their Milestone XT720 for European markets earlier this morning.  If the name sounds vaguely familiar it’s likely because the company previously launched a very similar Motoroi XT720 for South Korea earlier this year.

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Want Android 2.2 on Your Droid? Go For It!

Verizon Droid owners will be happy to learn that an unofficial port of Android 2.2 has made its way into the wild today.  At nearly 100 percent operational, the only missing ingredient is WiFi connectivity.  For some, that’s a small price to pay considering all the great stuff that comes ...

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