Motorola Motus Image and Specs Arrive

There must be some unwritten rule somewhere that says the first picture taken of any handset must be blurry.  What is it with these things?  Does everybody have to rush through a photo?  Anyways, here’s the first picture of the Motorola Motus, a unique device slated to arrive in early ...

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Select US Bank Customers Able to Use Visa App

The official Visa application, launched last year has to the growing list of supported customers who can manage their accounts using Android phones.  It’s not known how exactly it breaks down, but the service is available to  “select U.S. Bank debit card holders.” The added ...

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Sharp Getting on the Android Bandwagon

According to a company executive, Sharp Corp. plans to offer Android-based handsets in Japan as early as the first half of 2010. Masami Ohbatake made the announcement during a report on Wednesday although he didn’t specifically outline which carrier(s) will offer the handsets. The report ...

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Happening Now: Sprint Rolling Out OTA Update to Hero

We’re getting wind from a few of our readers that Sprint is pushing out an update to the HTC Hero.  No, it’s not jumping to Android 2.0 yet!  What the update does entirely, we’re not sure.  Hopefully, the SMS hangups are resolved if anything.  We double-checked the Sprint ...

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GMail Labs Experiment Signals Another Sign of Android Invasion

If you’re like us, chances are pretty good a lot of your contacts Gmail are Android users.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could open Gmail up and know whether or not your friends were using their Android devices for chat instead of sitting at a PC?  You’d be able to adjust ...

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Tattoo and Hero Arrive in Australia

Android fans living in the land down under will be happy to know that HTC has announced the Hero and Tattoo for distribution at Harvey Norman locations around the country.  In an exclusive deal with the retailer, Harvey Norman will carry the Hero for AUD $799 ($754 US) and Tattoo at  AUD $599 ...

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ZTE Trying to Crack US Market with Verizon’s Help

ZTE, a Chinese company who designs and manufactures telco equipment has set its sights on the US market. The handset maker plans to roll out an Android-based smart phone to multiple carriers around the world, including Verizon Wireless. “We see big potential in the smartphone market. We ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 to Run Nearly $900

There’s an article up on CNNMoney today that talks of an interview conducted with press spokesman Gustaf Brusewitz.  The piece is about Sony Ericsson and their hopes to return to profitability with Android.  The biggest thing to catch our eye was mention of the Xperia X10′s price. 

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The Google Phone Rumor Returns… AGAIN

Here we go again!  The “it’s not happening/yes it is” rumor of an actual Google branded handset has come back.  TechCrunch is reporting today that not only is it going to happen, but it was originally slated to drop this quarter. While we might have dismissed this rumor a ...

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Sprint Users Get Free Visual Voicemail from YouMail

YouMail Inc. announced today that Sprint customers will now get their visual voicemail service free of charge. Also available for BlackBerry phones, Android users on the Now Network can start taking advantage of YouMail’s features.

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Hey Developers – Mark Your Calendars for DroidCon London

Following the resounding success of the Droidcon Berlin conference comes another  event of equal industry impact in London, UK. Organized by the active members of ‘Londroid’ – the monthly London Android meetup (www.meetup.com/android) DroidCon London will be a two day ...

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Sprint Finally Acknowledges Android in Commercial

It only took a month or so, but Sprint finally decided to advertise that they have Android phones.  Is it awesome?  NO.  Sadly, they don’t even refer to ‘Android’ in the following commercial, but “with Google” instead.  Close enough. T-Mobile’s been ...

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National Football Post & Handmark Huddle Together for Free Mobile App

It’s football season and people are looking for ways to keep up with the latest news, rumors, and fantasy updates.  A new Android app is available today that helps fans stay on top of all things concerning pro football.  National Football Post (NFP) and Handmark have partnered up to ...

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MouthOff for Android Arrives

Popular iPhone “game” MouthOff has made its way over to Android. With MouthOff, users can hold their handset in front of your mouth and sing, talk, yell, or laugh to get the animated mouth to work.   The app  mouths move in real-time by using sound picked up by the phone.   ...

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ARM Making It Easier to Develop, Deploy ‘droid Devices

Open Handset Alliance member ARM, has created the Android Solutions Center to help make it easier for other companies to build Android-based handsets and devices.  There over 35 members involved in the ARM Connected Community working to bring about Android gadgets, including Archos, Texas ...

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