Sholes Roundup

The last few days have seen a few bits of Motorola Sholes news and pics hit the internet and we felt obligated to pass them on to you in the event you hadn’t seen them yet.  We are your only source for Android news… right?

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Acer Liquid Specs Coming Together

The announcement yesterday of Acer’s Liquid handset was big news even without a full set of specs to drool over.  Today, a more complete list of hardware goodies has found its way into the hands of our friends at Android.blog.it (translated).  They were also able to get some time with ...

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Barnes & Noble’s eReader Pics and Minor Details Emerge

We still have to wait until next Tuesday for the complete set of specs and pricing but a few details have been unearthed regarding Barnes & Noble’s eReader.  The device will sport two screens – a 6 inch e-ink display on top for reading books and a separate multi-touch color LCD ...

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Dell Confirms Handset Bound for US

Michael Dell, CEO of Dell computers has confirmed that a handset is on the way for US consumers in 2010.  The latest rumors in this on-again-off-again saga is that a modified Mini 3i will arrive on AT&T in the first quarter of the new year. The Mini 3i which works on China Mobile’s ...

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Acer Kicks off New “Liquid” Series with Snapdragon Android Phone

There’s some big Android news coming out of the Acer camp today!  The first Android phone out of the gate with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor will belong to their new “Liquid” series of handsets.  With a High Definition, Wide-VGA capacitive touchscreen, a 5MP camera, and ...

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Preorder Acer’s Android-Based Aspire One D250 Netbook on Amazon

The first Android-based netbook is now officially available for pre-sale at Amazon.com. To be completely up-front, the Aspire One D250 is actually a dual-boot device with Android and Windows XP Home. So what’s in the box?  For $349.99, you get a 10.1″ screen, 1.66GHz Intel N280 ...

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Rumor: Verizon’s Third Android Device to Act as a “MiFi” Personal WiFi Router

It’s pretty much a done deal that the Motorola Sholes and HTC Desire are going to be Verizon’s first two handsets but what about the third one?  According to information passed to Unstrung, the third handset will be manufactured by a smaller company and will be able to act as a ...

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Tattoo Your Tattoo

A new site has gone live today that should be of interest to owners of the new HTC Tattoo.  Customers have the ability to customize the look of the hottest new handset from HTC with pre-designed or unique images.  The price for a ready-made designis 11.99 Euros ($17.75 US) and 14.99 Euros ...

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Samsung’s Customized Keyboard

The first images of Samsung’s on-screen keyboard have made their way online thanks to Android.hdblog.it.  As you can see, there is just only so much you can do to customize the QWERTY keyboard.  What Samsung has done is give the end user more options for entry. 

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Developers Can Now Target By Carrier in Android Market

Up until recently, developers using the Android Market had the ability to target distribution of their apps by specific countries.  A recent email sent to developers indicates that they now have the freedom to select a particular wireless provider if they feel so inclined. First, we have added ...

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Gaming the “New” Android Market

One of the more well-known features of Android 1.6 (Donut) is the improved Android Market.  One of the enhancements to the content portal is the ability to sort apps by titles consideredt be “Just In”.  This is designed to bring up only the most recent apps available to users.  ...

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Pouring Water on the B&N eReader Rumor?

All the excitement around today’s news of a Barnes & Noble eReader running Android may end up being for naught. According to IREX Technologies, their new DR800SG series eReader is going to be the device that Barnes & Noble uses for their Kindle-killer.  This soon-to-be released ...

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Rumor: Barnes & Noble Taking on Kindle with Help from Android

The big, hot rumor of the day is that bookselling behemoth Barnes & Noble is on the verge of introducing their own ereader device powered by Android. The basis of this story comes from a B&N employee who claims to have developed apps for the device. 

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Android Around the World: UK Edition

We tend to spend a lot of our time focusing on US news, but we’re seeing a growing interest coming from our international readership.  As Android grows, so will the news from abroad.  Some of what comes across our desk doesn’t necessarily merit an entire post but is still worth ...

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Closer Look at T-Mobile Pulse Interface “Canvas”

We’ve compiled a couple of photos and videos to show what the user interface looks like on the T-Mobile Pulse (Huawei U8220).  You’ll see that it’s not quite the cosmetic overhaul that Sense or BLUR gives phones, but it’s a nice change to the stock Android feel.  ...

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