Rumor: Verizon Fascinate Arrives September 9th

If you listened to our podcast from Monday night, this will already be old news to you.  We received a tip earlier this week from a pretty reliable source who tells us the Samsung Galaxy S series Fascinate will arrive on Verizon’s network on September 9th.  This would be the fourth major ...

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Leaked G2 Build Indicates a New Processor Platform

Remember that G2 ROM we came across in our RSS reader yesterday?  Well, the Android developer community has had 24 hours or so to rip that sucker apart, giving us the rewards of different information about the new G2 Handset. The latest news comes from none other than Cyanogen himself, telling ...

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Droid Incredible Now Expected to See Froyo Update Tomorrow

Think of this post as a Monopoly-style "Bank error in your favor". The Droid Incredible is now expected to see Android 2.2 updates as early as tomorrow, August 27th. This is a few days earlier than what we had last heard and only a couple of weeks beyond the initial rumored time frame.

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Froyo Build for Droid Incredible Leaked

Android Central is reporting that a new Froyo build for the Droid Incredible has recently been outed into the wild.  Now you Incredible owners don’t have to wait for rumors to come true to have some Froyo goodness on your handset. Here is a link to the XDA Forum thread giving instruction ...

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Verizon Pushing Update to Droid for Flash 10.1

Verizon has officially begun pushing an update out to Droid handsets today, allowing users to download Flash 10.1 to their phone.  This should bring the circle complete on the Android 2.2 update for the Motorola device.  Adding Flash 10.1 will enrich casual games, videos, rich internet ...

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New Pictures from the 7 inch Samsung Galaxy-Tab/Pad

Personally, I have yet to be tired of hearing about news regarding Samsung’s Galaxy Tab.  Unfortunately, our latest offering isn’t big news like the teaser site going live, however, we have a bunch of new pictures courtesy of oled-display.net.  There’s a picture that ...

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TeleNav Unveils OnMyWay for Android

TeleNav is releasing another handy application, OnMyWay into the Android Market today. You know TeleNav, don’t you?  They’re the brains behind your Sprint and AT&T navigation titles. To describe their new (free) app’s premise, I think it’s best to use it in a short ...

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Rumor: Droid Incredible Froyo OTA Hitting September 1st (Here We Go Again!)

Here we go again! According to the folks over at Droid-Life, “sources” are indicating* that the official Froyo update will begin hitting handsets on September 1st.  Put this under the heading of “strictly rumor” for now though folks, however I really do hope Froyo ...

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Images of Motorola MB520 Kobe Leak Out

Images of the supposed Droid X-esque Motorola Kobe have leaked.  First off, the phone is definitely not Droid x-eque as first thought, but more midrange  As heard earlier, the handset appears to have Motoblur and is going to be launching on AT&T (sigh!).  According to Engadget, the Kobe ...

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Droid 2 Rooted!

That’s right, just weeks after it;s release, the Motorola Droid 2 has been rooted! The geniuses over at XDA Developers have done it again with this latest hack. At first glance, the process looks fairly simple, but it’s not one click root, that’s for sure. So, if you’re ...

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Is This a Leaked Froyo Build for the G2? [UPDATE 2: It's Not Sense!]

At this point, I think we have all the confirmation we need to tie up the HTC Vision to the T-Mobile G2 and  the FCC filing we saw this week for the HTC PC10100.  I was stopped dead in my afternoon RSS trolling today when I  came across what appears to be a test ROM... Read More

Motorola Brings Trackball Back for Quench XT5

In terms of Android hardware, one thing we haven’t seen much of is trackballs.  With most companies opting for touch-only or optical trackpads, trackballs are few and far between.  In fact, the T-Mobile myTouch series of phones are pretty much the only place to find them here in the ...

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PSA: Motorola Charm on Sale Today from T-Mobile

Here's your obligatory reminder that yet another Android handset has gone on sale today! T-Mobile's latest smart phone, the Motorola Charm can now be had for $74.99 and a two-year service commitment. Don't feel like signing a long-term agreement? That's fine, it will be $269.99, please.

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Have a Galaxy S? Then You Got the Gorilla!

You read the title right!  Corning has announced that they indeed were the providers of the glass that is on all Galaxy S devices!  It is good to know that our precious devices are protected by this virtually indestructible glass product! A quote from the slashgear.com article covering this ...

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(UPDATED) Huawei Ideos passes FCC certification Launching with Android 2.2

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8/24/10 UPDATE PC World is reporting that Huawei is going to launch this handset at the Internationale Funkaustellung (IFA) consumer electronics show, and indeed is going to launch with Froyo.  This is certainly a mid to low range handset however, but if you are on a tight budget (and live ...

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