NTT DoCoMo’s Best Selling Smart Phone Ever is Probably Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

We’ve given the Sony Ericsson Xperia a rough go at things here on the site and on some of our podcasts.  To sum things up we’d have to say we’re disappointed all around.  We wish it was more responsive in their Mediascape and Timescape apps, we wish it had something newer than ...

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Michael Dell Confirms Streak 5 for AT&T This Summer

Michael Dell, CEO, took to the stage yesterday for a keynote speech at the Citrix Synergy conference where he promptly teased the crowd with a demo of the Streak 5 tablet phone. The 5-inch device features a 5-megapixel camera, a 800X480 touch display with 5 inches viewable screen, and a ...

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Ok, For Real Guys… Android 2.1 Available for Samsung Moment

Stop us if you’ve heard this one.  Android 2.1 is available for one of Sprint’s handsets… Word on the streets is that the Samsung Moment is finally rolling out Android 2.1 to handsets.  As reported before, this will not be an OTA update.  Users will be required to wipe their ...

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Rumor: T-Mobile to Test UMA Calling with Android Handsets

The Boy Genius Report just tossed up a very quick post telling the world that T-Mobile is expected to start testing UMA on Android handsets in the third quarter.  For those of you who don’t know what this means, we’ll give you a few details. Unlicensed Mobile Access lets users ...

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Another Software Engineer Leaves Android Behind

Wash, Rinse, Repeat.  For a second time in as many days, we’ve learned a member of the Android team is leaving the platform behind to embark on a new journey.  Today finds software engineer Cédric Beust blogging about his Android departure.  After spending the last four years working with ...

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Froyo Arrives at Googleplex

It was only a matter of time before we saw the giant frozen yogurt show up on the Google campus.  Check out a pic of the sculpture sitting under wraps courtesy of TechCrunch.  Can’t wait to see it uncovered and in all its tasty splendor?  Watch the video below!    

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About Those HTC Patents…

As we reported yesterday, HTC has filed a suit against Apple for infringing upon five of their patents.  We’ve learned what these particular issues are and are listing them below.  They don’t sound like anything super special, but then again that might not be the point.  HTC is ...

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Vodefone UK Lists Samsung Galaxy S as “Coming Soon”

Vodafone UK is now listing the Samsung Galaxy S under their ‘coming soon’ page, indicating a launch is around the corner.  Recombu believes we could see the phone eek out here later in May, possibly early June and we’ve got no reason to argue with that.  As a quick primer, the ...

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USB & WiFi Tethering Built Into Android 2.2

As we head into next week’s Google I/O, Android 2.2 is looking more and more like a game changing release.  First there’s Flash integration.  Then came Android Market changes.  Just earlier this week we learned that Froyo is ridiculous fast.  Does it get better?  You bet. Take a ...

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Awww, It’s So Cute! Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini Makes Commercial Debut

Let’s start with this…We have no idea if or when we’ll ever see the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 in the United States.  It’s elder sibling has become the butt of many Android-related jokes and likely would have a tough time competing in the crowded market.  All of that is ...

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EVO 4G FAQs

We’re starting to see a significant number of emails and questions coming our way about the latest Sprint handset.  Rather than trying to answer them all over and over again, we thought we’d put together a quick list of FAQs to help you out.  We may be adding to the list as time ...

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Google Senior Product Manager Heads for Facebook

Senior Product Manager (Android), Erick Tseng, has left Google behind as he heads off to a company you may have heard of – Facebook. While neither company has come out to say anything official, it’s widely assumed that he’ll be working on their Android application. The news ...

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This Just In: HTC EVO 4G Due June 4 for $199.99

Dan Hesse and the Sprint gang just announced the price of the next super phone, the EVO 4G.  Due on June 4th, the HTC beauty will retail for $199.99  and a 2-year service agreement.  Oh, and there’s that little $100 mail-in rebate to deal with as well. Like many had hoped, the 4G WiFi ...

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HTC Returns Fire, Sues Apple for Patent Infringement

HTC Corporation has gone on the offensive today and is taking legal action against Apple. Today found the handset maker filing a complaint with the International Trade Commission (ITC) in an effort to halt iPhone, iPad and iPod imports into the US.    

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Are Google and Verizon Cooking up an iPad Killer?

Of course they are.  That is, they would be if they were smart.  In speaking with the Wall Street Journal, Verizon Wireless chief executive Lowell McAdam indicated the carrier could be working on a tablet computer running Google’s Android platform.    

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