T-Mobile Announces $200 Samsung Vibrant for July 21

T-Mobile has officially pulled back the curtain on a terribly kept secret as they announce their version of the Samsung Galaxy S.  Called the Samsung Vibrant, it’s loaded with all the great hardware and software you’ve been expecting.

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Verizon’s Galaxy S Announced as “Samsung Fascinate”

As expected earlier this year, the top four carriers in the United States will each carry their own version of the Galaxy S from Samsung.  Hot on the heels of the Epic announcement for Sprint this morning comes Verizon’s  Samsung Fascinate.  Unfortunately, we don’t have any pictures ...

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The Samsung Epic Is Sprint’s Second 4G Handset

Sprint and Samsung have officially announced the Samsung Epic, which will stand alongside the HTC EVO 4G in Sprint’s quickly-growing 4G line-up. The Samsung Epic, which Samsung is describing as a “Galaxy S smartphone”, is a monster on paper. The Epic is 14.2 millimeters thick ...

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Droid Incredible Getting Phased Out Already? UPDATE

Around a week back, it was rumored that the Droid Eris and Droid Incredible were on the fast track for extinction.  While most were of the opinion that the Incredible was simply too new to get killed off, the Droid Eris made sense.  It’s nearly eight months old now and it simply ...

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Blackberry-esque Motorola Charm Bound for T-Mobile

Another Motorola handset has been spotted in what is said to be T-Mobile training documents.  Staying true to Motorola’s track record, they’ve brought yet another form factor to the table.  Aside from Android 2.1 and enchanced MOTOBLUR, there’s nothing to share at this point.  ...

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HTC HD2 Android Port Project Makes Major Breakthrough, Release Nears

The HTC HD2 was an object of lust for Android fans for quite sometime earlier this year(before the EVO was announced that is!). Regarded as one of the best Windows Mobile 6.5 powered handsets with a 4.3-inch capacitive display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 576MB of RAM, and a 5 megapixel camera, ...

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Report: Samsung Hoping to Double Smartphone Market Share by the End of 2010

Samsung is hoping to up its global smartphone market share this year from 5% to 10%.  Lee Donjoo, senior vice president of the company’s mobile communications division, told Bloomberg this week that Samsung is banking on the success of its Galaxy S smartphone. His comments largely echo ...

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Cyanogen Mod 6 Coming to Handful of Phones

According to a June 23rd Tweet by cyanogen, his infamous ROM v.6 is targeting the Nexus One (which seems to be his favorite since its release), the Verizon Droid, the HTC Dream, Magic, and Desire, as well as the HTC EVO4G by Sprint.  He later tweeted the Hero would get some love too.

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Rebtel to Provide Free Android to Android International VoIP Calls

Rebtel, the world’s largest independent mobile VoIP company has promised to provide free Android to Android International calls this week. This is way of bringing about a new change in the competitive mobile VoIP market with Skype currently being the leader.

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Checking to See if EVO 4G is in Stock? There’s an App For That!

In case you were looking to order an EVO 4G today you might want to pump the brakes.  As has been the case for most of the week, the latest Sprint super phone is out of stock.  Since Sprint is not likely going to make any announcements when it comes back, we’re left to keep... Read More

Sprint Expects to Launch Android 2.2 “In the Near Future”

In a recent announcement on Twitter, Sprint has said that it expects to launch Android 2.2 Sprint expects to launch Android 2.2 "in the near future." On the Sprint's message boards, a Sprint employee said "As work on finalizing the software is under way, Sprint expects to launch Android 2.2 ...

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US Cellular to Offer Four Android Phones in 2010

US Cellular plans to bring customers four Android handsets this year, starting next month with the Samsung Acclaim.  Kicking things off with the sliding QWERTY on July 9th, the carrier will be following closely with the HTC Desire. 

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Why Android Developers Need a Business Model

Think your Android app money problems are just because the Android Market has issues? Think again. Look at the numbers for the iPhone App Store, and the ramifications for Android developers, on today's extra-special episode of Building 'Droids!

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Droid X’s MultiTouch Keyboard Ported to all 2.1 Phones

Within a few hours of the availability of the Droid X dump, someone over at  XDA- developers was able to port the new multitouch keyboard to all phones. Since Droid X runs Android 2.1 currently, some Froyo users have reported various issues including force close. One of the greatest things ...

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Beta Test This! RockPlayerBase

For sometime now, Android users have been missing a good video player playing wide range of formats. A new video player named RockPlayerBase has been thrown into the internet for Android users to test. The uploader claims it can play AVI, DivX, MKV and even RMVB on Android 2.1 and above. It can ...

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