Best Buy’s One-Day-Sale Sets Atrix 4G, Nexus S 4G, Samsung Fascinate Free

Best Buy is back at it again, giving away free phones in a limited one day sale. This time around consumers will have a trio of Android devices to select from in the form of the Motorola Atrix 4G (AT&T), Nexus S 4G from Google (Sprint), or the Samsung Fascinate (Verizon). Each will be ...

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What Is The HTC Lavie?

As I was writing the post on HTC CloseConnect this morning, I started poking around the U.S. Patent and Trademarks website.  I happened across a new trademark filing from HTC dated August 4th which sounds like it could be a new Android handset.  The term HTC Lavie was filed at the same time as ...

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Is Amazon Expecting to Move 1 Million Tablets Per Month?

Could Amazon be expecting to sell upwards of 3 million of their Android tablets this fall?  If the information provided to CENS.com is right, then that’s exactly what they’re hoping to see happen.  According to new details, Quanta Computer Inc., the company tasked with providing the ...

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Updated Skype App Supports Video Chat for 17 Additional Devices

A new version (2.1.0.46) of Skype has landed in the Android Market today, adding video chat support to another 17 devices.  The total now sits at 21 supported Android handsets and includes a few notable handsets such as the EVO 4G, Thunderbolt, and Xperia PLAY.  The caveat here is that if ...

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Verizon Roadmap Through Early 2012 Leaked

Verizon’s smart phone plans for the next six months have just been spilled online and it’s got a whole bunch of Android.  IGN has obtained a copy of the carrier’s roadmap as it pertains to the time frame of September through January of next year and was more than happy to ...

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Has Google Given Up on the Phone Gallery?

It has been nearly a year since Google overhauled their website for the Nexus One, turning it into a gallery of Android handsets.  Re-launched back in September of 2010, google.com/phone was supposed to be a place where one could check out all the latest Android devices, across various ...

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More Sony S1 & S2 Details Leaked

Sony officially announced their first Android tablets, the S1 and S2, back in April. The S1 is built to compete with tablets like the iPad 2 and Motorola XOOM, while the S2 is completely different, as it comes with a dual folding display. We recently heard that the S2 will be launched by ...

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Boost Mobile Getting Samsung Sliding QWERTY

Boost Mobile looks to be getting a new Android handset out of Samsung in the form of the slidng QWERTY SPH-M930.  The chaps at Pocketnow have scored the first clear image of the device as well as providing some initial details.  According to them this unnamed handset will Android 2.3 ...

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Lenovo Pulls Curtain Back on IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablets

Lenovo has announced a pair of new Android-powered tablets today in the IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad. Starting today customers in the United States (other countries to follow) can pre-order one of the devices with shipping to begin for both next month (August). Both feature Android 3.1, 10.1-inch ...

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Photon 4G Launching on Sprint July 31st

Sprint and Motorola officially announced the Motorola Photon 4G, another addition to their 4G Android lineup, last month. The Photon 4G is a nice-looking device, and we recently reported that Sprint would launch it in July. Sprint officially announced today that they will be launching it on ...

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Virgin Mobile Announces Revised Rate Plans

Virgin Mobile, following on the heels of Verizon, have announced some new rate plans of their own today. But unlike Big Red, these are likely going to be met with a tad bit more enthusiasm. The wireless provider has made a name for themselves with their Beyond Talk plans, matching an ...

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Cricket Launches Gingerbread-Powered Huawei Ascend II

Remember the Huawei Ascend? It launched on Cricket Wireless in October of last year, along with a few other regional carriers. Well, it looks like Huawei has put the finishing touches on the successor to the Ascend, which they're calling, creatively enough, the Ascend II. It's packing a ...

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First Look at LG’s Optimus Pro

There must be an unwritten rule somewhere that says Android phones with portrait QWERTY keyboards should have a “Pro” surname.  Motorola has the Droid Pro, Samsung has the Galaxy Pro, and now, LG has the Optimus Pro. The team at AndroidWorld (Italy) tell us that the C660, pictured ...

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Rumor: U.S. Debut of Galaxy S2 Being Held up By Carriers

For all the success that Samsung has been having around the world with the Galaxy S 2, you’d have thought that the US carriers would be foaming at the mouth to begin selling the device.  Much like last year’s Galaxy S, the handset maker plans to offer the smart phone across most ...

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Verizon Planning to Offer HTC Thunderbolt for Free

With the HTC Thunderbolt launched a few months ago for $249, there is word today that people who have been waiting for the price to come down are soon going to be pleased. How much is the Thunderbolt going to be discounted? How does getting Verizon's first LTE enabled handset for free sound?

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