Quick Look: Pandora for Android

I thought I might take a few minutes to give you a quick walkthrough of the new Pandora app for Android.  Nothing extremely detailed, just an overview of some of its features.  It’s a great app for those of you into streaming music.  After a day of playing around, I think it’s a ...

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App Review: BMAX

I’ve been playing with a VOIP app called BMAX over the last week and wanted to share my impressions.  As someone who makes next to zero VOIP calls, I was somewhat hesitant to try this out one at first.  I figured it to be your standard, vanilla client – something I might hold onto ...

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Android’s Mass Assualt Begins – HTC’s Cost Friendly ‘Tattoo’ Announced

Do you hear that sound?  That would be the Android floodgates opening up.   Not only have HTC announced yet another Android handset, but this is the budget-friendly model expected to bring it to the masses. The second phone to carry HTC’s Sense UI, the Tattoo offers specs very similar ...

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Say Hello to LG’s Etna

This weekend saw the unearthing of another LG handset.  Called ‘Etna’, the 5-row slider QWERTY was spotted at a Vodafone booth at the IFA trade fair.  There are only a handful of specs to share so far, but here’s what we know: 3″ touch screen 5 row slide-out QWERTY 5 ...

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Rumor Du Jour – HTC Touch HD2 to Get Android Makeover

The rumor getting the most play these last few days is that HTC is looking to make the Touch HD successor into an Android handset.  Expected to be called the Touch HD 2, the phone is jumping from Window Mobile to our favorite green robot. So where does a rumor like this get started? We... Read More

What is Verizon’s HTC Desire 6200?

New phone alert!  Someone over at Phone Arena was passed a pic of an internal Verizon computer screen.  There is nothing to add to this other than their tipster claims it’s a Google branded experience.  It’s the first we’ve seen of this model and/or codename but our radar ...

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Say Hello to the LG GW880

It looks as if the GW620 “Eve” is no longer going to be the first Android handset to come out of LG’s camp.  Instead that honor now belongs to the GW880.  We’ve got a few specs and pictures of the device to ogle thank to a site called sina (translated). Here’s ...

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AT&T Not Helping Motorola’s Cause

If Motorola wants to turn their ship around using Android, they’re not getting much help from AT&T.  The second largest US carrier has canceled plans to offer two smartphones expected later this year. The two models, Heron and Sawgrass, were originally Windows Mobile devices ...

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Two Good Android-Related Reads

I wanted to pass along a pair of Android editorial/op-ed pieces that were sent my way.  I figured you guys would enjoy – I know I certainly did. Both are well written and researched and have some meat to them.  Be sure to leave a comment on their respective posts and share your thoughts ...

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Official: Motorola’s Coming Out Party is Next Month

We’ve waited long enough to hear something from Motorola.  Yes, there have been plenty of rumors and leaks so far, but nothing official.  No conferences, no events, no press releases…nothing. Until now.

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Leaked Verizon Docs Confirm October Release for Sholes

Yet another leaked carrier document found its way into the hands of Boy Genius Report.  This time, it’s the end of year releases for Verizon.  There’s some stuff about BlackBerry, LG, and Samsung in there but what we’re most interested is the Motorola Sholes which is shown ...

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China Mobile Pulls Curtain Back on Philips V900

China Mobile has unveiled their OPhone-based Philips V900 handset. Details such as release and pricing have yet to materialize, but some of the specs are known. WiFi (WAPI) 3.2 megapixel camera 3.5mm headset jack 1450 mAh battery

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Presenting the Android Network Awards Winners

The results have been tallied.  After a week of public voting, your voices have been heard.  Here are the winners of the first ever Android Network Awards. Congratulations to all of you who helped make this a success.  What started out as just an idea blossomed into something great – ...

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HTC Expecting Double Digit Growth with Help from Click

The forthcoming HTC Click handset is expected to drop in around $300 before any subsidation.  That would put it a couple of hundred dollars less than the current models being offered and quite attractive to people looking for their next smart phone.   With such a low price tag,  HTC (High ...

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Dell Handset Gets Official Unveiling – Hardly Worth the Hype

Now we understand why Dell’s earlier phone designs were met with less than enthusiastic results.  The Mini 3i has been shown around and it’s lacking a few features that many smart phone users have come to look for.  Noticeably absent are WiFi and 3G connectivity.  Ouch.

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