Pair of Android Handsets Postponed Amidst China Dustup

Two Android-based handsets expected to be released this week have been put on ice for the time being.  Thanks to the recent cyber attacks and a cold war between Google and China, these two phones have been postponed. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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LG’s InTouch Max GW620 Arrives Later Than Expected, Still Surprises T-Mobile UK

Remember the LG Etna? After getting announced back in September, we’re finally hearing which carrier(s) will be offering the handset. Initially rumored for a year-end release, the phone has picked up a new name and is now available.  As it turns out, one of the carriers who will be ...

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Motoroi Coming Stateside in March?

Less than one day ago we reported that the new Motorola Motoroi would be headed to SK Telecom as the first Android 2.0 device in Korea.  Today, we’re learning that it will be landing here in the US sometime in March.  This news will be welcomed by those of you who dig the ...

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Google Maps Navigation Reviewed by GPS Blogger

We’re huge fans of the built-in Google Maps Navigation that comes with Android 1.6 and later.  The free GPS service has come along and found itself replacing applications and services from bigger, more established players.  Naturally, we tend to show a little bias around here being that ...

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Manage Your Verizon FiOS Account with Android App

Those of you with Verizon FiOS accounts will be happy to learn of a new application for Android handsets. The free app offers similar functionality as the mobile website from Verizon such as parental controls, video on demand (VOD) browsing, program DVR remotely, search TV programming and much ...

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Motorola Shadow “Could” be Nexus Two

A few weeks back we posted an article about an upcoming handset from Motorola called the Mirage (or Shadow).  At the time, we posited that the phone would likely be called the Mirage.  We’re hearing today that it’s leaning more in the direction of  Shadow and.  Further, ...

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Next Android Build to be Called ‘Froyo’, Not ‘Flan’

Many, including ourselves, assumed the next version of Android to get a neato nickname was going to be Flan.  According to Erick Tseng, Senior Product Manager of Android, it will be called Froyo, as in frozen yogurt. Either way, it sounds delicious. It will probably make for a better, more ...

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Korea’s First Android 2.0 Handset is the ‘Motoroi’

The first Android 2.0 handset to arrive is Korea will be Motorola’s “Motoroi“.  Available exclusively through SK Telecom starting in early February, the Motoroi features an 8 megapixel camera, a 3.7-inch high-definition WVGA screen.  Speaking of high-def, the handset also ...

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Sprint’s HTC ‘Supersonic’ to be WiMAX-Enabled Android

Engadget is reporting that a recently uncovered HTC handset with WiMAX  will be known as the Supersonic.  Further, they’ve added a few details to the mix. Among the rumored specs are a massive 4.3″ touch screen, a kickstand on the rear, Snapdragon speeds, and Sense UI based off of ...

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Motorola MB511 “Ruth” Outed – Will it Resemble the “Q” Form Factor?

The chaps at CellphoneSignal have unearthed another Motorola handset in the works.  The model number this time is MB511 and a codename of “Ruth” is attached to it.  As with all newly leaked devices, the list of known specs is rather short.  Here’s what CellPhoneSignal was ...

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“High End Luxury Automobile Company” Seeks Android Developers and QA Testers

Consider this post part job opportunity, part speculation.  We received an email just a short while ago from someone representing a “high end luxury automobile company in Palo Alto” looking for Android developers and Java experience.  We immediately went to Wikipedia to hunt down ...

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Turner Classic Movies App Coming to Android in February

For those of you who like to watch Turner Classic Movies (TCM), you’ll be happy to learn that a new Android app will be arriving in the Android Market next month.  The app will provides fans with advanced schedules, historical information on hundreds of films, fan commentary, photo ...

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T-Mobile to Slash Prices on Android Handsets

More great news for you potential T-Mobile customers and those of you eligible for full upgrades.  Starting tomorrow, T-Mobile is slated to slash prices on many of their handsets, including most of the Android-based phones.  Thanks to another TmoNews tipster, we’ve learned the new ...

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Google Giving $100 Back to Customers Ineligible for Full Discount on Nexus One

Score one for good public relations.  Google, after hearing the complaints from those of you who shelled out $379 for a Nexus One, has decided to shave a hundred dollars off the cost.  And to make sure you early adopters aren’t feeling bitter, they’re refunding $100 to you via ...

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T-Mobile’s myTouch 3G Fender Limited Edition Due Next Week

After teasing us with the news of a modified myTouch 3G some months back, T-Mobile has officially announced the Fender Limited Edition model is due on January 20th.  You might be asking why one might want to buy this version over the traditional model.  Well, it’s not just a fancy ...

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