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 ...

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The Shack Selling Motorola Cliq for $80 on Black Friday

We’re at that special time of year where carriers and handset makers give one final push to deliver strong sales and subscriber numbers.  Often times this means highly discounted phones staring at you from Black Friday ads while you put away more Turkey and stuffing. Far be it from The ...

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Zii Optimized Android Handset to Debut in December

Creative Technology’s Zii endeavor appears to be picking up steam and Android looks to be an integral part of its future.  After starting out with the ZiiEGG back in the summer, Creative has expanded to other devices like the MediaBook. According to a website Creative fansite  ...

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Sprint Working on “Maintenance Release” for Hero

Those of you who own the Sprint Hero will be happy to know that a maintenance release for Android is in the works.  While it’s not an upgrade to 1.6 or 2.0, it’s essentially a patch update to fix those pesky SMS issues.  According to the Sprint Community forum, this update will be ...

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