Motorola Hearts Google: A Love Story

Way back in September of 2005, Motorola came out with a bold new cellular telephone that could, in fact, sync with your Apple iTunes account.  This auspicious device was dubbed the Motorola ROKR-E1.  At the time it came with a mind blowing 512MB upgradeable SD card that could hold one-hundred ...

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HTC Ruby, Samsung Hercules Tipped for October 26 Launch

A leaked internal T-Mobile presentation slide has provided what looks to be solid evidence of release date for two of the carrier’s next big Android releases.  According to the back-to-school screenshot you see above, the HTC Ruby and Samsung Hercules are expected to arrive on October ...

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Steve Kondik Not Purchased by Samsung, Will Maintain a Leadership Role at CyanogenMod

We were hit with some pretty substantial Android news this evening as we were prepping to go live with our latest podcast.  If you were awake last Monday night you probably saw the rumors pouring out that Samsung had agreed to purchase Steve ‘Cyanogen’ Kondik.  Twitter and other ...

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It’s Unanimous – Android Partners ‘Welcome’ the Google and Motorola Deal [UPDATE]

If you thought that other Android players would be upset of the news of Google acquiring Motorola this morning, then you’d be wrong. At least initially.  Early press quotes indicate that 4-out-of-4 OHA partners are in agreement and each of them ‘welcome’ the deal.  All four ...

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A Single Shriek of Excitement can be Heard as Kyocera Announces “Summer of Free Apps” Promotion for Echo Users

Kyocera would like to say thank you to the 13 year old boy in NJ who accidentally bought a Kyocera Echo after mistaking it for a limited edition Nintendo DS by giving away 12 free games during Kyocera’s “Summer of Free Apps.” All joking aside, the world’s first dual-touchscreen Android ...

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Samsung GT-I9210 Might be the Celox, Might Look Like This

A pair of recent rumors seem to be converging around an upcoming dual-core Android phone out of the Samsung camp known as the Celox.  We heard on Wednesday of last week that the company was working on a new device for Korea which would essentially amount to a Galaxy S II with LTE support.  A... ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly Wrap-Up 8-15-11

Let’s take a look back at some of the bigger, more newsworthy items from the last week, shall we?  There was plenty to talk about in the world of Android, but we’ve narrowed it down to but a few items.  Hit the break to watch Phil run through some of the stuff we’re still ...

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HTC Begins Offering Instructions to Unlock Bootloader for Sensation (EU)

As expected, HTC has begun offering up instructions to explain how to unlock the bootloader for the European version of the Sensation. The move comes sooner than expected and the device is but the first in a planned ongoing strategy to win over Android developers and enthusiasts. If you happen ...

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Droid Incredible Owners will be Happy to Hear Gingerbread is Coming

Droid Incredible owners were dealt a depressing blow last week when rumors began circulating that their beloved device wouldn’t be receiving Gingerbread. Well guess what? The rumors were wrong and Incredible owners now have something to smile about thanks to a few Verizon support pdfs ...

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Dutch Retailer Lists, Then Pulls HTC Vigor

A Dutch online retailer was recently found to have briefly listed the HTC Vigor with hardware specs before subsequently pulling it down.  According to the details listed on The Phone House, the Vigor is expected to come packed with a 4.3-inch qHD display (720p resolution) an 8-megapixel camera, ...

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Motorola DEFY+ Announced for Asia, Europe and Latin America

The DEFY+ has gone from rumored to official this morning as Motorola Mobility has unveiled the near-rugged phone for Asian, European, and Latin American markets.  Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the DEFY+ features a 1GHz processor, 3.7-inch display, 5-megapixel camera, and 2GB storage ...

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NFC-Ready HTC ‘Stunning’ Gets Lost in Translation

Rumors for HTC’s first near field communications-ready handset began swirling last week with findings of a few Trademark applications with NFC ties.  Shortly after that, whispers of a phone known as the HTC Stunning were tossed into the mix.  With only one known specification, a 4-inch ...

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HTC Holiday Found on Craigslist Confirms Specifications

More than a few months have passed since we last talked about the HTC Holiday but maybe it’s time to get back in the habit.   An unlocked prototype of the handset was recently spotted on a Craigslist posting where its specifications were found to be in line with previous rumors. ...

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Rumored HTC Ruby Specs Begin Trickling Out

The preliminary details for the upcoming HTC Ruby have begun to eek out and they have the making of a high-end Android handset for T-Mobile. According to rumors hitting the internet over the weekend, the Ruby is expected to feature a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon processor, 4.3-inch qHD display, ...

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BREAKING: Google Acquires Motorola for 12.5 Billion to ‘Supercharge’ Android

It’s a huge day for Android today as Google just announced that they’ve acquired Motorola Mobility.  Yes, that Motorola.  New CEO Larry Page just put the word out on the official Google blog that they have opened their wallets up to the tune of 12.5 billion in an effort to ...

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