Verizon: “There is a Need for Another Android Store”

The nation's largest wireless provider is gearing up to release an app store to take on the Android Market. What started out last week as speculation has been confirmed this week by Verizon's VP consumer solutions.

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HTC Officially Unveils Desire HD at London Event

In case you might have forgotten, HTC is in London today, talking new phones. One of the new device just unveiled is the Desire HD. Looking very much like a beefed up EVO with Sense UI, this Android 2.2 phone is another stunner from the boys of Taiwan. We'll jump right into the cold, hard ...

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Android 2.2 Acer Liquid Metal Confirmed, Dated

ur pals over at Electricpig have been able to confirm the existence of the upcoming Acer Liquid Metal handset. Running Android 2.2 "Froyo" and powered by an 800MHz processor, Acer UK says to look for this guy next month (October). Other details include 512MB RAM and a 3.6-inch WVGA touch ...

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Radio Shack Selling T-Mobile G2 for $149

Thinking about pre-ordering the T-Mobile G2, but still not 100% ready to drop $200 on the phone? What if a retail company were to sweeten the pot and shave $50 off the price? That is exactly what Radio Shack is doing, trying to lure potential buyers.

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Motorola Tweaks Android Update Timeline… For the Worse

Early MOTOBLUR adopters are finding that their Android phones are dying a slow death.  As other devices from Motorola (and other companies) are looking at Android 2.2 and beyond, Cliq, Cliq XT, and Backflip owners are waiting on a 2.1 update that may never see the light.    

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Huawei Announces Android 2.2 Powered ‘IDEOS’

Huawei announced four new Android phones today, including the entry-level IDEOS. Built with Android 2.2, the IDEOS is expected to be priced between $100 and $200 when it arrives in European, Asia-Pacific, North American and Latin American markets. We’re waiting on Huawei to open up their ...

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Droid 2 Launching as Milestone 2 Overseas

With the launch of the Droid 2 just a few weeks in the past, Motorola is stepping up it’s Android game for overseas customers and launching the Motorola Milestone 2.  Very similar to the Droid 2, it’s running a 1GHz processor (siginficantly improved over the Milestone’s 550MHz ...

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What Are the G2 Quick Keys? (UPDATED)

While looking at the leaked G2 pictures from yesterday, our eagle-eyed Chuck Falzone noticed something hiding in plain sight.  One of the icons listed on the home screen for the handset shows a shortcut for an app called Quick Keys.  Blowing things up a bit, he also found three hard keys on the ...

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Archos adding a slew of Android tablets including the 101

With two Archos 5 tablets in my rearview mirror, I am definitely looking forward to the new 101.  The nomenclature is shorthand for the 10.1″ screen with 1024×600 resolution. The specs can be found here but the most notable are: – Android 2.2 – ARM Cortex A8 1GHz ...

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Motorola: “Do NOT Load the Leaked 2.2 Upgrade”

Handset maker Motorola is advising Droid X customers to shy away from manually installing the leaked Froyo builds making their rounds. According to them, this could leave you S.O.L. when it comes to the official update.

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Huawei Announcing Phone Developed with Google This Week

According to the Wall Street Journal, Huawei is set to announce a new Android 2.2 powered phone this week. Those of you who follow Android closely know that Huawei is no stranger to the platform, having already released multiple devices. What's so special about this phone?

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G2 ROM Has Google Voice Widget, other Goodies

The G2 ROM we broke the other day has been getting some attention this week. Shortly after we posted the article, clever developers and hackers started pulling it apart and searching for hidden goodies.

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Officially Confirmed: Verizon Rolling out Froyo to Droid Incredible

The wait is over for Droid Incredible owners as Verizon has officially begun rolling Android 2.2 out. If you have the HTC super phone, you should see a notification pop up letting you know about all the great stuff that comes with Froyo. As if you don't already know. We received an email ...

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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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(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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