Specs Confirmed for General Mobile’s Next Handset

General Mobile, makers of the Dual Sim DSTL1 Android handset appear to be nearing completion of their follow up device.  We’ve covered the handset manufacturer a time or two here on the site, profiling them as a smaller company with a smart phone worthy of standing next to bigger ...

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Google Employees “Dogfooding” a Mobile Lab

The big Android news this weekend is piecing together whether or not Google employees were given handsets which will end up being “The Google Phone” that’s often been rumored.  We posted an article earlier today about the subject and it seems Google has something official to ...

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“Tons” of Unlocked Google Phones Given Out to Employees – Will This be ‘GPhone’ Weekend?

This is the kind of news that will not wait for Monday.  According to multiple sources, Google started passing out handsets to employees yesterday.  And they sound AWESOME.   After plenty of rumors and rumblings, this may be the weekend that the Google Phone specs, pictures, and other ...

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Bada-Bing Bada-Boom. Another OS? There Ain’t No Room.

Or is there? On 8 December, Samsung unveiled a new mobile OS that they will begin placing on select phones. The name of the OS? You guessed it, Bada. In terms of the OS, Samsung states that Bada is an open platform, that aims to deliver an intuitive user experience through innovative visual ...

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I’ve Got Cliq Envy

When I was a young boy in Catholic school, I was always taught that envy was one of the Seven Deadly Sins.  As of yesterday, I am heading to the confessional because of the early Christmas present I got my wife this weekend, the Motorola Cliq from T-Mobile. As a rule, I am an early... Read More

Droid & nook Top TIME List of Gadgets

As if we needed more credibility to Android or the Droid specifically.  Motorola’s signature handset has topped TIME’s annual list of gadgets for 2009, saying this marks “Android’s first credible challenge to the iPhone”.  Huzzah!  Validation feels good, but so ...

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First Image of Samsung Saturn

You’re looking at the first known image of the upcoming Samsung (I6500/I6500U) Saturn. Although we don’t have any solid specs to confirm (yet), the consensus is this will have an 800MHz chip along the lines of other recent Samsung handsets. We don’t see any signs of that silly ...

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Is the Xperia X10 Headed to T-Mobile After All?

We just had some very interesting news come across our desk regarding the Xperia X10 from Sony Ericsson.  The much lusted-after handset with the top-dollar price tag is due sometime in the next 2 months.  While most sites (including us) had the phone pegged as headed for AT&T, the ...

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Verizon’s Droid Eris to See 2.0 Update in Q1 2010

Verizon’s Droid is currently the only handset in the US to run the latest version of Android, but that will soon change. According to a Verizon Wireless spokesperson, their Droid Eris is slated to get a significant upgrade in the form of 2.0 or beyond.

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Creative’s Zii TRINITY Gets a Hands On [VIDEO]

Engadget Mobile was passed along a video of the Zii TRINITY concept phone getting some hands on treatment.  As you’ll see in the 2:00 minute clip below, the unit is still rather buggy.  For instance, swiping left to right brings up the app menu tray.  Of course, this is just a ...

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New Motorola DROID-Like Device Arrives… Or Does It?

The folks over at Boy Genius Report were tipped to a couple of pictures of a new Motorola device. Looking like a softer version of Verizon’s Droid, it sports the same buttons across the bottom. According to BGR, the device has an 800MHz processor, though where that is confirmed is beyond ...

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What is the HTC Touch.B Handset?

We don’t have much to go on with this one yet, but we could be looking at another Android handset from HTC.  As pointed out by Engadget Mobile, it doesn’t appear to have the prerequisite buttons for a Windows Mobile device, leaving Android as the logical OS under the hood. The ...

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ZiiLABS Announces ‘TRINITY’ Platform for Android

The ZiiSummit is underway over in Singapore and Creative’s ZiiLabs has unveiled the TRINITY smartphone platform for Android.  Like most everything else ZiiLabs puts out, it sounds stellar on paper.  And like everything else, it’s only conceptual stuff that is waiting for OEMs and ...

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$100M Marketing Campaign for Droid Seems to be Paying Off

Verizon is putting $100 million into marketing of the Droid, and so far the carrier has to be pleased with the results.  Less than a month after release, the only handset to sport Android 2.0 has sold somewhere between 700,000-800,000 units. 

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LG Announces OPHone “Amundsen” for China Mobile

LG’s Korean website shot out a press release this morning announcing their “Amundsen” (GW880) handset. This marks the second official Android phone, following the Eve. Bound for China Mobile, Amundsen will use the OPhone blend of Android. We’ve done our best to piece ...

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