“Tons” of Unlocked Google Phones Given Out to Employees – Will This be ‘GPhone’ Weekend?

This is the kind of news that will not wait for Monday.  According to multiple sources, Google started passing out handsets to employees yesterday.  And they sound AWESOME.   After plenty of rumors and rumblings, this may be the weekend that the Google Phone specs, pictures, and other ...

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Official: Sprint’s Hero and Moment Getting Android 2.0

Those of you who are Sprint Android owners will be happy to learn that your handset will be getting an upgrade to Android 2.0 in the first half of 2010.  According to the official Sprint twitter account, this is confirmed although a hard date has yet to be determined. Happy to announce Android ...

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First Look at Android 2.1 Screen Shots

The first few images of Android 2.1 have made their way online and we’re more than pleased to share them.  These pictures allegedly come from an HTC Hero running the newest build of Android.  We’re excited to see this on “old” hardware like the Hero as most of ...

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App Review: Vibrate During Meetings

Vibrate During Meetings (VDM) is a clever, yet simple widget that will automatically change your phone settings to put your phone into vibrate mode.  Now I know there are plenty of these “change your phone settings” apps on the market that do the same thing, however VDM has one ...

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Happening Now: Sprint Rolling Out OTA Update to Hero

We’re getting wind from a few of our readers that Sprint is pushing out an update to the HTC Hero.  No, it’s not jumping to Android 2.0 yet!  What the update does entirely, we’re not sure.  Hopefully, the SMS hangups are resolved if anything.  We double-checked the Sprint ...

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Sprint Finally Acknowledges Android in Commercial

It only took a month or so, but Sprint finally decided to advertise that they have Android phones.  Is it awesome?  NO.  Sadly, they don’t even refer to ‘Android’ in the following commercial, but “with Google” instead.  Close enough. T-Mobile’s been ...

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HTC Tattoo vs HTC Hero

HTC (for now) is the company with the largest selection of Android devices. They were the first one on the scene with the G1 and they have one of the best all-around devices available, the HTC Hero. They’ve recently released an affordable device, the HTC Tattoo and I’d like to ...

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Droid Eris Commercial – Verizon Still Taking Shots at Apple’s 3G Network [VIDEO]

Not to be deterred by a lawsuit, Verizon is still going hard on Apple for their network, or lack thereof.  The most recent example come from a commercial featuring the Droid Eris handset.  Android aside, the spot is a rather clever one.  The iPhone arrives on the Island of Misfit Toys and ...

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Check it Out! It’s an Unboxed DROID Eris!

There’s not much more to say aside from the headline.  Boy Genius Report has a tipster who scored an HTC Droid Eris from who-knows-where and has a few pictures from an unboxing.  We grabbed two that we liked and listed them here.  Warning: The entire gallery is only 5 shots so ...

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Sprint Offers Up Android Anecdotes

sYesterday, David Owens, Sprint’s VP of consumer marketing, took part in an hour-long online chat with customers where he dropped a few Android bits that are worth sharing. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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BillShrink.com Breaks Down the Total Cost of Droid Ownership

So you’re thinking about getting the Droid from Verizon but don’t know how much it’s going to set you back.  Sure you know the phone costs $199 after rebate, but what’s the long-term cost of ownership?  That’s where BillShrink.com comes in.  They’ve just ...

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Peter Rojas: Droid Eris Will Be $99

Peter Rojas, co-founder of Engadget, Gizmodo, and gdgt has just spilled some delicious beans.  A post listed over on a gdgt discussion board under the category of Droid Eris says that the handset will come in with the lowest price point of any Android handset yet. Have you seen today's ...

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European HTC Hero Skipping 1.6 Update

File Under: Good News/Bad News We just had an interesting email come across our inbox pertaining to the European version of the HTC Hero.  One of our readers reached out to HTC to ask about whether or not their Hero would be seeing an update to Android 1.6.  Here’s the email they ...

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A Few Droid Eris Tidbits

The more we hear about the Droid Eris, the more we believe our initial assumption will hold true.  This phone will likely end up being a Verizon-branded version of the HTC Hero.  They look nearly identical on the outside and now we’re hearing that they may be resemble each other on the ...

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HTC Kicks off Ad Campaign Centered Around ‘You’

For years, HTC has been the biggest handset maker that nobody had ever heard of.  Content to stand back in the shadows and defer the spotlight, the Taiwanese manufacturer has remained relatively unknown.  If someone were to ask you who made your Windows Mobile smart phone, chances were good ...

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