Samsung i7500 Passes Through FCC on Way to T-Mobile

The Samsung i7500 is inching ever closer to release, after having this week. It’s widely assumed that T-Mobile will be the carrier to offer it, due in part to passed through the FCCleaked roadmaps. It’s not yet known whether the phone will be called the Capella or just go by the ...

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GeeksPhone’s ‘ONE’ Handset to Offer Root Access to All

A startup company based out of Spain has decided to throw their hat in the Android ring.  In the spirit of OpenMoko and community-oriented assistance, GeeksPhone will soon be announcing their first Android handset with the code name of “ONE“. According to the tip we received, it ...

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“Bigfoot” is an HTC Device – Cosmetic Redesign of Same Old G1

Here we are – right back where we started.  According to a “trusted source” over at TmoToday, the G1 v2/Bigfoot handset is manufactured by HTC. The G1 V2 is still an HTC Android device. It is a physical, external redesign mostly, of the existing G1. The changes were made due ...

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Upcoming Samsung Handsets Have Android Headed for the Stars

After waiting for what seemed like an eternity for Samsung Android news, we finally caught a few breaks these last couple of weeks.  Now it seems like we can’t keep up with the news.  The latest Samsung handsets to get the leak treatment are the i7500/Capella, the Spica and the ...

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Strategy Analytics: 8 Million Android Handsets in ’09

Analysts are starting to make some pretty bold forecasts for our favorite mobile OS. Android is now in a good position to become a top-tier player in smartphones over the next two to three years.  – Neil Mawston, Strategy Analytics. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to ...

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Detailed Look at Samsung’s i7500 [VIDEO]

The fellas over at Tech65.org were able to get their hands on the first Android handset from Samsung.  Dubbed the i7500, it offers a few thing that are absent from the first two HTC phones.  For instance, there’s a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and 8GB storage capacity as well as an AMOLED ...

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T-Mobile Betting Heavily on Android with 3 Vendors in ’09

We’re anxious to read the upcoming interview between GigaOm’s Om Malik and Cole Brodman, chief technology officer at T-Mobile USA. Expected to be released on or around Monday, it looks to shed more light on T-Mobile’s plans for Android. “We are looking to launch multiple ...

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BGR Digs Up Image of G1 v2 “Bigfoot”

Wow!  That’s the first word that springs to mind when we see this handset.  “A great looking slide out QWERTY without the chin!” The Boy Genius Report just published a report with the above image, saying it’s the Bigfoot handset due in October from T-Mobile.  Further, ...

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Acer: Wait a Sec… We Might Have a Phone in ’09

There was a widely circulated rumor earlier this week that Acer was not going to be able to get their US handsets out until next year, bumming out quite a few people.  That may not be the case after all. PC Mag was contacted by Acer’s PR folks and said that they “misspoke.” ...

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Rogers Wireless Preps for Exclusive Canadian Launch of HTC Dream and HTC Magic

Canadians to Get Android-Powered Smartphones: Rogers Wireless prepares for the Mobile Revolution with the exclusive Canadian launch of the HTC Dream and HTC Magic TORONTO, May 7 /CNW/ – Rogers Wireless today announced the exclusive Canadian launch in June 2009 of the HTC Dream(TM) and HTC ...

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Fujitsu Siemens’ Amilo Mini Netbook With Android [VIDEO]

Android netbooks have been getting a lot of press lately and videos are starting to leak out with various form factors and designs.  More than a handful of companies have been rumored to be working with Android including HP, Acer, Asus, SkyTone, and more.  Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and ...

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HTC Hero Shows Up

One of the HTC handsets leaked from early in the year has resurfaced.  The HTC Hero has shed the pink from the early look image and put on a more grown up black. We don’t think there was any doubt that this phone was going to be Android – the chin was a dead giveaway.... Read More

The People Have Spoken – Sapphire to be Called MyTouch

After about one month of polling T-Mobile customers, it looks like the HTC Sapphire will be known here in the US as the MyTouch.  I don’t know about you, but that was just about the last name I thought people would have picked.  Other names included G3, Genius 3G with Google, and Prism ...

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Hey Trent… Bring the App to Android!

I have to admit it – when Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails announced their nin: access app for iPhone, I was jealous. Here was one of my favorite, forward thinking people and bands putting out a mobile application that pushed the boundaries of fan and artist interaction. I wanted that for ...

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You Tell Us: Can Android Save Motorola?

There’s been steady talk for many months now about how poor Motorola is doing as a company.  Going from 23% worldwide market share down to 6% in 9 quarters has many thinking that we’re watching them die a slow death. What is going to keep them afloat?  Innovative product design?  ...

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