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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Best Buy Mobile Offering 5 Android Under $100

It’s a great time to be shopping for Android handsets.  Best Buy has announced that they will be carrying five Android powered smart phones at $99 for the holidays.  They’re making it hassle free for your convenience with instant rebates as opposed to carrier mail-in rebates and ...

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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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App Review: Vibrate During Meetings

Vibrate During Meetings (VDM) is a clever, yet simple widget that will automatically change your phone settings to put your phone into vibrate mode.  Now I know there are plenty of these “change your phone settings” apps on the market that do the same thing, however VDM has one ...

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Tattoo and Hero Arrive in Australia

Android fans living in the land down under will be happy to know that HTC has announced the Hero and Tattoo for distribution at Harvey Norman locations around the country.  In an exclusive deal with the retailer, Harvey Norman will carry the Hero for AUD $799 ($754 US) and Tattoo at  AUD $599 ...

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ZTE Trying to Crack US Market with Verizon’s Help

ZTE, a Chinese company who designs and manufactures telco equipment has set its sights on the US market. The handset maker plans to roll out an Android-based smart phone to multiple carriers around the world, including Verizon Wireless. “We see big potential in the smartphone market. We ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 to Run Nearly $900

There’s an article up on CNNMoney today that talks of an interview conducted with press spokesman Gustaf Brusewitz.  The piece is about Sony Ericsson and their hopes to return to profitability with Android.  The biggest thing to catch our eye was mention of the Xperia X10’s price. 

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