Shots of Verizon-Branded HTC Merge Hit Web, Bing Safely in Tow

While this is a news from a couple days ago, it is still important.  Photos of the CDMA version of the HTC Desire Z have surfaced again. It appears to be headed to Verizon.  BGR has scored a mega-load of images of what looks to be a more finished device. The model number (ADR6325) is... Read More

Droid 2 FM Radio Revealed

Didn’t know the Droid 2 had an FM Radio? Yeah, neither did we, but thanks to some clever folks over at XDA-Developers, you can now listen to your favorite radio stations at will.  As with most things like this, a bit of hacking and command line work is necessary,  but other than that it ...

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Android: Open Source or Just an Open Mess?

Those of us who are familiar with the “with Google” stamp on the back of our respective Android phones what does this actually signify?  Is it part of a carrier deal that gives exclusivity to Google premium apps like Gmail and the Android Market, or part of a grander scheme to make ...

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T-Mobile G2 Won’t Support Tethering at Launch

As many of you know, stock Android 2.2 supports tethering out of the box.  However, the folks over at TmoNews have discovered that while this is the case, the T-Mobile G2 will not support tethering at launch.  See T-Mobile’s official comment regarding this below: “T-Mobile does not ...

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InMobi and PapayaMobile Join Forces to Give Devs More Monetization Options

In a press release today PapayaMobile, the open mobile social gaming network for Android, announced that it is teaming up with InMobi.  InMobi has the distinction of being the world’s largest global mobile advertising network, touting 21.2 billion mobile ad impressions monthly. (kind of ...

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And So It Begins, Verizon CEO Confirms Tiered Data Plans

I kind of want to put this article in the rant section, because it is well known how I feel about Verizon and their habits of nickel and diming their customers to death. Engadget Mobile is reporting today that Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg has confirmed that over the next four to six months, his ...

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Desire HD ROM Ported to HTC Incredible, HTC Desire, and Evo 4G

The recently-leaked Desire HD ROM, which was ported to the HD2 over the weekend,  has now made it’s way to the Incredible, Desire, and Evo 4G.  As for many hacked roms, there’s no camera support yet,  but it still seems fairly stable. For those brave enough to install this, it also ...

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Pre-Orders for G2 Start Tomorrow, Phone Hitting Stores October 6th

TmoNews is reporting that pre-orders for the T-Mobile G2 will start tomorrow for current existing customers. Thank you T-Mobile! The pre-order exclusive will extend to October 4th, just a few days before the official launch of the G2 on October 6th. Get ready folks, this is going to be one ...

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Swiftkey Keyboard Exits Beta, Enters Android Market as Full Application

Swiftkey has exited beta and is now available as a full application in the Android Market.  They keyboard, which combines some seriously good auto-predicting and multi-touch goodness, will be available for only 0.94 cents for the time being.  This is a keyboard replacement you are definitely ...

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Samsung Ireland General Manager: 10-Inch Galaxy Tab Launching in 2011

In a recent interview, Samsung Ireland General Manager, Gary Twohig let slip very casually that Samsung is planning to launch a 10-inch Galaxy Tab in 2011.  We are betting that Samsung can’t be happy with him!  Beyond what Twohig said, all we know is that the device will have a V8 ...

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Get Priority Inbox on Your Android Device with Latest App Update

Google today has updated their mobile Gmail app to allow users to have greater functionality on their Android handsets, including the new Priority Inbox recently launched on the web version of Gmail. Now before you get all excited, this update is for Froyo users only.  So all of you Galaxy S ...

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Former Nokia CEO Said WHAT About Android?

Go ahead and cross Anssi Vanjoki off your list of people who might be open to Android.  The former Nokia CEO was recently speaking to the Financial Times when the subject of possible Android adoption was brought up.  Vanjoki said that handset makers who use the platform are much like boys ...

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New Galaxy Tab Promo Surfaces

Wow, Samsung is really going for the win with the Samsung Galaxy Tab.  This time around, the promo they have is making a case for portability and pocket-ability.  The promo makes me want to buy it, it’s that good.    I can really see myself carrying this device around as much as my phone. ...

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Rumor: Adobe Air Hitting Android Market 10/8

Android Central is reporting that Adobe Air for Android will go live on the Android Market on Oct. 8, 2010.   Apparently a tipster posted an e-mail (hit the source link to see it) in the Android Central Forums to let everyone know. Some of you living under a rock might be wondering what ...

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HTC Desire HD Passes Through FCC, No U.S. 3G in Sight

The team over at Engadget recently found out that the HTC Desire HD has passed through the FCC. Recent filings were discovered.  Not surprisingly, there are no U.S. 3G Bands (this makes me sad!). I should mention to everyone that you can still run the phone on Edge for both T-Mobile and ATT.  I ...

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