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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February Release for Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

The sexiest Android handset we’ve seen so far it the Xperia X10 from Sony Ericsson.  Officially announced only days ago, we’re anxious to find out three things – Who is going to carry it?  When is it coming out?  And most importantly, how much?  Well, we might know the ...

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T-Mobile Rounds out 2009 with 4th Android Handset – Behold II Announced

T-Mobile USA has officially announced their 4th Android handset as the Samsung Behold II.  A touch-only device, the Behold II is both Android-based and TouchWiz interface.  Starting November 18th, the phone goes on sale online and at T-Mobile stores nationwide, the phone will drop at $229 ...

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Dell’s Mini 3 Headed to China Mobile This Month

Dell finally confirmed they’re in the smart phone game today. An official announcement from the PC maker shows them inking partnerships with two of the largest mobile carriers in the world. Starting later this month (November), over 500 million China Mobile customers will be able to get ...

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HTC Tattoo vs HTC Hero

HTC (for now) is the company with the largest selection of Android devices. They were the first one on the scene with the G1 and they have one of the best all-around devices available, the HTC Hero. They’ve recently released an affordable device, the HTC Tattoo and I’d like to ...

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The Too-Fast Aging G1

I like my G1. It is, by far, the best phone I have ever had. I love how it feels in my hand, not too light or too heavy; it fits just right!  I even got used to the keyboard. At first, I didn’t like the lip on the phone as it made getting to... Read More

Droid Eris Commercial – Verizon Still Taking Shots at Apple’s 3G Network [VIDEO]

Not to be deterred by a lawsuit, Verizon is still going hard on Apple for their network, or lack thereof.  The most recent example come from a commercial featuring the Droid Eris handset.  Android aside, the spot is a rather clever one.  The iPhone arrives on the Island of Misfit Toys and ...

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Oh, boy do I feel cheated! Gone, gone are the honeymoon days when I had this wonderful love affair with my brand shiny new MyTouch. The bride turned out to be a little bit too old, not very smart and missing some very important qualities. To my own horror I found myself lurking in the... Read More

Garmin Looks to Android for Direction

With the recent announcement of Android 2.0 and the eagerly anticipated addition of Google Maps Navigation, it should come as no surprise that established navigation companies like Garmin weren’t as excited about it as us Android users were.  However, as part of their “Q3 Earnings ...

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Behold More Cube!

The boys at TmoNews were sent a video that show what the UI looks like for the Behold II.  Being both Android-based and TouchWiz, we’re anxious to see how the interface works.  What’s with the cube? The (grainy) video below gives us a few minutes of how everything works.  It ...

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By the Way, Verizon’s DROID ERIS Arrives Tomorrow at $99

Official news out of the Verizon camp confirms much of what we’ve been reporting on for the last few weeks.  The HTC Droid ERIS  goes on sale tomorrow at stores around the country for $99 after a mail-in rebate and a 2-year agreement. Normally, this would be a bigger story, but ...

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More Samsung Saturn Details Emerging

The latest Samsung handset find itself sneaking onto the internet is/was the i6500 “Saturn”.  On Monday, there was literally nothing to share aside from the fact that it had 802.11b/g WiFi capability.  Exciting, right?  Tonight, we’ve got a few more details to pass along.  ...

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Check it Out! It’s an Unboxed DROID Eris!

There’s not much more to say aside from the headline.  Boy Genius Report has a tipster who scored an HTC Droid Eris from who-knows-where and has a few pictures from an unboxing.  We grabbed two that we liked and listed them here.  Warning: The entire gallery is only 5 shots so ...

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