Need for Speed

You know all those Android phones out there running on the same 528Mhz processor? Well, they’re about to get some help. DroidDog and Engadget are reporting that Myriad Group AG, a new member of the Open Handset Alliance, has introduced a brand new high performance virtual machine ...

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T-Mobile myTouch 1.2 Featuring Swype?

In just a few short days, T-Mobile is expected to release the updated version of their myTouch 3G handset. Among the notable changes in design are a 3.5mm headphone jack and more memory.  A leaked internal screenshot for T-Mobile indicates a software enhancement will be joining the party too. ...

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Rumor: A Pair of LG Handsets on Deck for Verizon

One handset manufacturer who has been relatively silent here in the US is LG.  Of all of the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance, their Android plans have remained the most secretive.  Although we’ve yet to see to see a handset here in the states, that may be changing soon. ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Headed to T-Mobile Germany in April

It seems like forever since we started talking about the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10.  After months of of hype and anticipation, the sleek and sexy Android handset is finally getting some official release information.  We’ve learned today that T-Mobile Germany will be offering the Xperia ...

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Chinavision Succeeds Where Others Have Failed, Makes a Boring Android Handset.

Engadget Mobile has an article up taking a look at Chinavision’s “Robot” Android handset. Check out the article for the full specs and lowdown on the phone.  I’ll give you a hint before you go – It’s a 2.8″, dual-band snoozer.  As I stated in the ...

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Slightly Different Looking Zeppelin Image Arrives

If you’ve been coming to AndroidGuys lately, you’ll note that we’ve covered a phone here called the Motorola Zeppelin.  Also known as the XT800, this handset is now official from Motorola with 3.7″ WVGA display, 5 megapixel camera, 720p HD video, and 550 MHz processor. ...

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China: We Won’t Limit Android

Fears that Android handsets might not find their way into China have been calmed.  Reuters is reporting today that China will not try to limit use of Android.  So long as the platform complies with Chinese law, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology spokesman Zhu Hongren said China ...

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Is it Really Worth Putting Android on a Netbook?

While the tech-addict in me would love to own and play with an Android based netbook, the question must be asked:  Does an Android netbook make much sense? Now before you go blasting me out of the water, (which I admit, may be deserved), take a look at the netbooks that are available right ...

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A Better Look at the HTC Supersonic & Bravo [UPDATED]

We’ve got a couple of new pictures to pass along to you guys.  Two of the hottest rumored Android handsets, the Bravo and Supersonic, have been captured in better lighting.  As we near next month’s Mobile World Congress, the hope is that we’ll see more of these coming ...

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Gigabyte’s Budget-Friendly GSmart Has Yesterday’s Specs

When it comes to handset makers, we have a soft spot for the ‘little guys’ who take to putting out handsets, competing against the likes of Samsung, HTC, and Motorola.  There’s just something about companies like GeeksPhone and even that long-lost Kogan Agora that have us ...

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How Much Longer Will Android be the Underdog?

The perception of us Android users is much like the Linux crowd: thick black-framed glasses, translucent skin that hasn’t seen daylight since who knows when, and a foreign dialect that sounds slightly like a techno form of Klingon.  BUT for how much longer?  For the first year following ...

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Conspiracy Theory: Is Apple Orchestrating a Media Attack on Google?

For various reasons, I’ve had plenty of free time on my hands lately.  And since I’m an Android Guy, I was closely following the CES 2010 developments.  I was also reading all I could about the Nexus One, what kind of impact that it was going to have on the smartphone market, and ...

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T-Mobile Announces doubleTwist for Entire Android Lineup

As we previously mentioned, T-Mobile’s new myTouch 3G Fender Edition comes with a custom installer for doubleTwist multimedia sync.  It gives the users ability to transfer media and music to and from their computer and handset.  Tucked away in last week’s press release was a ...

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Eating My Words Never Tasted so Good!

And of course, I would be talking about the Nexus One, the most glorious Android phone to date.  About four months ago, I wrote an article called, “Don’t Hold Your Breath…”, talking about the fact that I really did not see Google trying to get into the phone market ...

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Did Google Shoot itself in the Foot with Nexus One?

Microsoft sure thinks so.  In a quote from Microsoft’s Robbie Bach taken from Bloomberg, it seems the software giant thinks that Google may have bitten off more than it can chew. The Bach Quote from Bloomberg: “Doing both in the way they are trying to do both is actually very, very ...

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