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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Samsung Houdini and G1 Bigfoot Due in the Fall for T-Mobile

A pair of new Android handsets headed for T-Mobile have just been uncovered.  At some point this fall, around back to school season, T-Mobile is apparently launching the Samsung Houdini.  Named after the famous magician, very little is known about this handset other than it appears to have a ...

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Motorola to Offer Multiple Android Devices by Holidays

Somewhere in the middle of the less-than-impressive figures from Motorola’s Q1 earnings, Motorola’s CEO made it known that they will have multiple devices out this year running Android.  Could we see the Calgary and IRONMAN appear over the next 5-6 months? In the quarter at Mobile ...

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Vodafone Hinting at More Android, Less Google

In an interview with TechRadar, Vodafone suggests that future Android-based handsets are being evaluated and that some could come loaded with less Google and more Vodafone. “We’re looking at other Android devices, by joining the Open Handset Alliance it shows our commitment [to ...

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Samung i7500 Stands Still for a Few High-Res Pics

There’s no doubt that the Samsung i7500 is the Android phone getting the most buzz right now.  It’s a great looking phone with a lot under the hood too.  Take a look at a dozen high quality pictures of the phone from every angle imaginable.  

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SkyTone Alpha 680 Demo’d (VIDEO)

Enjoy a pair of videos showing the SkyTone Alpha 680 running Android.  The first video shows the web browser, maps,  Skype,  and Palringo.  

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Far EasTone to Drop a Pair of Android Handsets in ’09

Google’s decision to set up camp in Taiwan is looking better all the time.  Wanting to work closer with members of the Open Handset Alliance and further Android, it appears that this is exactly what is happening.  Today, PC World is reporting that Taiwanese Far EasTone is working with a ...

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Averatec Hinting at 10″ Android Netbook

Relatively unknown PC maker Averatec is most likely going to be jumping into the “me too” game of Android netbooks. Based out of Orange County, California, the company has been making all-in-one desktops and notebooks since 2004, often much cheaper than their competitors. Without ...

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First Video of Samsung i7500 Emerges (VIDEO)

Sunday was the rumor.  Monday morning was the announcement.  Monday afternoon were the first images.  Today, we’ve got the first video.  The more we look at this phone, the more we like it.  It’s slimmer, sleeker, and sexier than the G1.  

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Verizon Looking For “Android Devices Expert”

According to a recent job posting on the Verizon Careers board, the nation’s largest carrier is looking for an Android Device Expert.  This is the first indication that the provider might be gearing up to release handsets or services based on Android.  

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Getting to Know the Samsung i7500 (PHOTOS)

It didn’t take long to go from rumor to press release – the Samsung i7500 is officially headed to Europe this June.  It’s a beautiful looking phone that has a lot of Samsung feel to it, but what about the stuff inside?  Oh… That’s even better!  

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Rumor: i7500 to Be First Samsung Android Handset

A few weeks back we reported that the first Samsung handset to run Android was going to be the S8000.  Today we’re hearing that the i7500 is said to be the phone to get that honor.  

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Skytone A680 Netbook to Sell for $250

The race for the first Android netbook to hit the streets looks to be Skytone‘s to lose right now.  The Alpha 680 is expected to go into final stages of prep with a prototype due in June.  From there, a launch is expected 1-2 months later.  

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Android Around the World: T-Mobile Germany Says Cupcake in May

We’re so ready for our cupcake we can’t take it anymore.  That, and we’re tired of hearing about it too.  Just drop it on us, why dontcha? According to T-Mobile Germany, the software update is headed to G1 owners next month.  As of right now, it’s only for the German ...

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