Acer Liquid A1 Getting Bumped to Android 2.1 in form of ‘Liquid E’

This is one of those cases where the headline says it all.  The Acer Liquid A1 handset that features the underclocked Snapdragon processor has just been officially announced in new form.  Called the Liquid E, it is essentially the same handset as before except now it has all the goodies ...

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Motorola Updates the Update Situation

Curious as to when your Motorola handset is going to get its update to Android 2.1?  Motorola recently posted a quick list of their handsets with estimated update times.  The “Droid to get 2.1 any day now” rumor still seems on track.  However, we previously heard the Cliq was ...

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Non-Google Android Languishes in Obscurity

So I have several G1’s, a myTouch 3G, two Motorola Droid’s, and just one Archos 5 Internet Tablet.  While, certainly no expert, I have been using Android the week the G1 was released and was following it before it was a Google acquisition and the only device that I have chosen to ...

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Android 2.1 Coming to Samsung Moment February 22nd?

This is purely a rumor for now, but Android Central is getting reports that Sprint will be updating the Samsung Moment to Android 2.1 on February 22nd. The Moment is currently running Android 1.5, so Android 2.1 will be a great addition for users of this phone as they will get all of the ...

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Listen Up! Podcast #39 is On Demand

Our latest podcast, #39, is in the can and available for downloads and streaming.  Joining me this week was resident AndroidGuy Sam Herren, Nick Gray (HTC Source), and Andrew Kamika (Androinica).  Also, Nicole stopped by for a few minutes near the end to share are few newsworthy items of her ...

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Rumor: T-Mobile Cliq to See Android 2.1 in March

A Boy Genius Report tipster has informed them that the T-Mobile Cliq is slated to pick Android 2.1 sometime in March.  There’s nothing concrete to support this, however BGR’s track record for Android rumors seems to be pretty solid so far.  This would be the first look at how ...

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Motorola’s Droid Update Detailed, Sorta

It’s already publicly known that Motorola plans to roll out an update to the Droid which will see it pick up Android 2.1.  We’re waiting for the update to hit, literally any day now. As we wait for the official word, we thought we’d recap what you Droid owners will be ...

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HTC’s Sense Adds Pinch Zooming on Android 2.1 Home Screen [VIDEO]

Ask around and you’ll find that most Android enthusiasts are fans of what HTC did with Sense UI.  Rather than pumping out stock Android handsets void of any character, they poured all kinds of things into Android.  Not only did it refresh the interface, but it added features as well.  ...

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HTC Legend Appears in Wild on Eve of Mobile World Congress

Even though CES was a huge coming out party last month, next week’s Mobile World Congress looks to be even bigger.  This is the event to attend if you are a handset maker with half a decent product line.  Anyone who is anyone will be in Spain next week showing off their coming devices.  ...

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Samsung’s 2.1 Powered M100S Debuts in South Korea [UPDATED]

Samsung has announced another new Android handset, this one destined to stay back home in South Korea.   Like most everything else we’ve seen from the handset maker, it’s a touch-only phone.  Dubbed the SHW-M100S, this marks the first Android 2.1 to come from Samsung.     

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Android 2.1 Plans “Going Very Well” for Sprint

A member of the Sprint team took to their official message board to bring everyone up to speed in terms of their Android efforts.  As you may know, the carrier plans to update both their Samsung Moment as well as their Hero handsets to Android 2.1 at some point in the first half of the... Read More

Europe’s HTC Hero to Get Android 2.1 Mid-February?

We just received an email from our friends at http://android.com.pl who are advising that all HTC Hero units in Europe will see an upgrade to Android 2.1 starting February 15th.  They’re claiming their source for this comes from the top at HTC Poland.  We’ve been hearing rumors of ...

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Android 2.1 SDK Out, Seems Benign

The Android 2.1 SDK has finally arrived! Learn what's new and different in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Android 2.1 Voice Input Feature is “Experimental”, Requires Data Connection

We were digging through the user guide for the Nexus One and came across something that we hadn’t seen reported elsewhere.  You know that nifty little feature that comes with Android 2.1 where you can speak instead of typing?  Pretty cool, right?  Did you know that in order to use it, ...

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The Non-Device News from Google’s Press Event

After endless speculation, today’s press event at Google answered the burning questions about the Nexus One.  The event, though, offered more than just news about the Nexus One.  It also offered insight about Google’s role in shaping the future of Android.  With steam from the ...

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