Rumor: A Pair of LG Handsets on Deck for Verizon

One handset manufacturer who has been relatively silent here in the US is LG.  Of all of the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance, their Android plans have remained the most secretive.  Although we’ve yet to see to see a handset here in the states, that may be changing soon. ...

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Mimic Android Lock Screen? There’s an App for That

Android apps sometimes get a bad rap for trying to emulate features found in existing iPhone functionality or applications.  This time around, it’s Apple devs who mimic Android.  Check out the video below which shows an iPhone app that aims to replicate the lock screen built into our ...

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Alcatel’s OT-980 is Reminiscent of Palm Pre

Take the form factor of the Palm Pre and slide in the vastly superior Android OS – what do you get? Alcatel’s OT-980 handset, that’s what. Take a look at the video below of the smart phone and you’ll see what happens when you combine that slide-up design of the Palm with ...

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Box for Verizon’s Devour Hits the Web

The box and accompanying art for Verizon’s upcoming Devour have made their way online, leading us to believe we should be hearing something official before too long.  Based on the picture, we can see that the final color appears to be the silver finish that was spotted a few weeks back. ...

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Motorola Backflip Hits China Before Coming Stateside

Rumored to be AT&T’s first Android handset, the Motorola Backflip has been spotted in China. Available for 4,298 Chinese yuan (approx $629 US), the Backflip comes unlocked with an 8GB memory card and a car charger. We’ve yet to hear what price point to expect with or without ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Headed to T-Mobile Germany in April

It seems like forever since we started talking about the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10.  After months of of hype and anticipation, the sleek and sexy Android handset is finally getting some official release information.  We’ve learned today that T-Mobile Germany will be offering the Xperia ...

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Hivision Netbook Could Run Under $100

Check out the the Hivision PWS700CA laptop found in this review from friend of the site, Charbax.  The 600MHz powered Android Laptop is currently being shopped around, looking for distributors.  According to Charbax, this netbook could reach the bargain-basement pricing of $100 or less ...

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Nexus One With AT&T 3G Bands Found in FCC Filing

Good news for all you AT&T subscribers who held out on getting a Nexus One because of the 3G incompatibility.  It appears there is another version on the way!  Check out the pictures below and you’ll see two different labels.  The label to the right is what current Nexus One owners ...

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First Look at T-Mobile myTouch Slide

We’d recently started hearing whispers that T-Mobile would be expanding their myTouch handset into a line of phones, starting with a slideout QWERTY model.  With no pictures, specs, or estimated release to speak of, we were left wanting more. The team over at Droid Developer was able to get ...

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Devour Could Usher in Low Cost Motorola Droids

It’s hard to believe, but back in August it actually came as a surprise to us when we heard Samsung claim there would be Android handsets under $100 in 2010.  With most phones hovering around the $180-$200 price point, it seemed like a stretch to imagine new phones coming out at lower ...

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HTC Offers Sense UI as Download for Magic Owners

HTC has formally announced the release of “ROM Version:3.05.401.3″ which allows for Magic owners to download and install Sense UI.  This means the great features and customized widgets found on the Hero can be yours!  Head to HTC’s website to download the ROM Update Utility ...

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Android 2.1 Plans “Going Very Well” for Sprint

A member of the Sprint team took to their official message board to bring everyone up to speed in terms of their Android efforts.  As you may know, the carrier plans to update both their Samsung Moment as well as their Hero handsets to Android 2.1 at some point in the first half of the... Read More

Dell Mini 5 Gets Mini Demo from Michael Dell

The following video is less than a minute long, but it’s all we needed.  It only takes 43 seconds for us to consider ourselves officially hooked on the Android-based Dell Mini 5 tablet.  Michael Dell (CEO) was in Switzerland at the World Economic Forum where a member of the CrunchGear ...

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Samsung Galaxy 2 Rumors Back in Action

We first reported on a rumored Samsung Galaxy 2 back in early December.  At the time,  we only had a tweet to go by.  The specs included a 4-inch, 32GB device with Android 2.1 as the backbone.  Today we’re hearing a slightly different, if not fuller, list of specs – 1GHz ...

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Nexus One Dock Now Available for $45

Those of you with the Nexus One are advised to swing by the Google store and take a look at the new Desktop Dock.  For $45, users get the dock as well as a 3.5mm-to-RCA audio cable so you can listen to your handset’s music directly through your stereo. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and ...

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