Say Hello to Sony Ericsson’s ”Rachael”

Since joining the Open Handset Alliance back in December, many phone fans and gadget lovers have wondered what Sony Ericsson was going to do with Android.  If this newly discovered “Rachael” handset is any indication, we can expect big things from them.

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Motorola Aiming For Low-End with Android

The smart phone market is getting more crowded all the time as handset makers are expanding the product lines.  Every carrier now has at least one smart phone hovering around the $200 price point.  How does one hope to grab market share in an increasingly more competitive field?  How can a ...

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Android Around the World: Samsung Galaxy Launches on 02 in Germany

Coming down off the HTC Hero high, we’re getting back to your regular Android news. The biggest, baddest phone with green robot power still is the i7500/Galaxy from Samsung. As much as Sense looks great, the hardware just doesn’t pack the same punch as the Galaxy. The first handset ...

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Unconfirmed: HTC Sense Coming to Existing Android Devices

There is little doubt as to what it is in the HTC Hero that has people drooling.  It’s the HTC flavored “Sense” UI built on top of Android 1.5 that gets most of the “Oooohs” and “Ahhhhs”, not the form factor. While the handset is slimmer than the G1, ...

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HTC Hero in Video

Below are two videos that show off the just announced HTC Hero.  The first is a 5 minute clip which gives you the run through of some of it’s main features, showing off widgets and customization.  Set to some really cool music, viewers can really get a ‘sense’ for what Sense ...

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HTC Announces Hero with Flash Support, 3.5mm Headphone Jack

HTC just announced their next Android-based handset in London a few moments ago. Called ‘Hero’, it doesn’t use your run-of-the-mill Android OS. Like they do with Touch Flo on Windows Mobile, HTC has sprinkled their own flavor on it. Although the device is not listed on HTC.com ...

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T-Mobile USA/UK Handset Announcements

According to “people familiar with the matter,” T-Mobile USA is expected to formally announce the follow up to the T-Mobile G1 handset.  The phone, known as the myTouch3G has been a terribly kept secret in these circles and is alleged to go on sale this summer.  We’ve seen ...

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Huawei U823X Caught on Film [VIDEO]

The first Android handset from China-based Huawei is definitely a thing of beauty. Announced yesterday at CommunicAsia, U823X is scheduled for a European release for later this year. The 3.5″ touch display puts it bigger than anything HTC has done yet and the same goes for the battery. ...

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Layar’s Augmented Reality is Dreamy [VIDEO]

Augmented reality applications are changing the way we view the world.  No longer do we have to wonder what’s on the other side of town or, for that matter, on the next block.  Android users are able to pull out their handsets and run apps like Wikitude, nru, and now Layar to see where ...

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Say Hello to the Huawei U8230

The CommunicAsia 2009 Expo and Conference is taking place in Singapore right now and the first Android handset to emerge is the Huawei U8230.  The handset features a 3.5″ LCD touchscreen, 3.2MP camera, and a whopping 1500mAH battery. Having joined the Open Handset Alliance in 2008, ...

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MyTouch 3G in Snapped in Real World

Typically, whenever the “in the wild” shots start showing up, one might assume an actual product launch is right around the corner.  Hopefully this is the case with the T-Mobile MyTouch 3G.  The successor to the G1 and the second overall Android (US) handset is nearing its release ...

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BGR Unearths Another Dell Handset

Two Dell rumors in one day!  The Boy Genius Report has published what they claim is an upcoming Dell handset which runs Android.  Now, even with the super ultra blurry shot, we can see that this is not an Android look we’ve seen before.  The icons look like they are some sort of ...

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Dell’s Android Handset Leaked?

Well, well, well.  What do we have here?  Supposedly, this is the first picture of Dell’s Android handset.  After nearly a year and a half of rumors, this could be the first sign of something tangible from the PC giant.  Exciting yes?  Proceed with caution. For starters, it looks to ...

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BenQ Announces Android Handsets and Netbooks

Taiwanese electronics company BenQ has announced plans to launch both a smartphone and a netbook with Android as the operating system next year. The adds BenQ to the ever-growing list of companies working on smartphones and/or netbooks running Android software. Located in Taipei, BenQ BenQ ...

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Embedded Alley Delivers Development System for Android-based Devices – Takes Android Beyond Mobile

Partners with MIPS Technologies in Supporting Android Applications in Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Networking and More San Jose, California and Taipei, Taiwan, June 1, 2009 – Embedded Alley, a leading provider of embedded Linux® solutions, today announced shipment of the Embedded ...

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