Report: Samsung Hoping to Double Smartphone Market Share by the End of 2010

Samsung is hoping to up its global smartphone market share this year from 5% to 10%.  Lee Donjoo, senior vice president of the company’s mobile communications division, told Bloomberg this week that Samsung is banking on the success of its Galaxy S smartphone. His comments largely echo ...

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Checking to See if EVO 4G is in Stock? There’s an App For That!

In case you were looking to order an EVO 4G today you might want to pump the brakes.  As has been the case for most of the week, the latest Sprint super phone is out of stock.  Since Sprint is not likely going to make any announcements when it comes back, we’re left to keep... Read More

US Cellular to Offer Four Android Phones in 2010

US Cellular plans to bring customers four Android handsets this year, starting next month with the Samsung Acclaim.  Kicking things off with the sliding QWERTY on July 9th, the carrier will be following closely with the HTC Desire.  Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Rumor: Minor Update Hitting EVO 4G Next Week

Those of you who have an EVO 4G are advised to keep your eyes peeled for a minor update next week.  Sorry guys and gals, it’s not a Froyo rollout.  Rumored for the 28th, it will address three components. A Boy Genius Report source indicates the following are slated for a tweak next week: ...

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Sony Ericsson Increasingly Frustrated at HTC, Desire

Sony Ericsson is hoping Android 2.1 helps push their Xperia X10 onto the same stage as HTC and their Desire handset.  The X10 may never arrive here in the United States but it appears to be doing well in other parts of the world.  Unfortunately for the handset maker, they feel it could be on... ...

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EVO 4G Versus Droid X : Who Ya Got?

We know the announcements just came down within the last hour for the Droid X but we’re dying to know.  If you had your choice between the EVO 4G from Sprint and the Droid X from Verizon, who would you pick?  And why?  Vote in the poll below and then back your argument up in... Read More

Hack Pushes EVO 4G over 30FPS Limit

About two weeks ago we reported on the framerate issue that plagued the new EVO 4G.  For those not familiar, it was found that the new super phone was limited to 30 frames per second both in 2D (Canvas) and 3D (openGL) modes while last year’s HTC Hero was able to hit 54fps.  While this... ...

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Hands On & First Impressions of the HTC Aria

It seems as if AT&T has finally decided to join the Android game with a handset that’s more than the butt of many jokes around the community (read: better than the Backflip, Flipout, Flippy-Floppy, whatever). Enter, the HTC Aria… and I was lucky enough to get a few minutes with ...

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PSA: HTC Aria Available Today at AT&T

Just a friendly reminder that the HTC Aria is now officially available through AT&T’s website and retail stores around the country.  As of today, June 20th, the cost is $129.99 upfront with no rebates to worry about.  AT&T is taking the $100 off the top as part of an “online ...

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The Tale of EVO Screen Woes: A First-Hand Account (With Video)

After much discussion with my peers, I had come to the conclusion that the problems people were seeing with the HTC EVO 4G’s screen were nothing more than a select few, Twitter savvy folk stirring up trouble on the Interwebs. Sure enough… I was wrong. You see, the day I got my first ...

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Adobe Flash 10.1 Ported to HTC EVO 4G

The boys over at XDA-Developers have done it again! Adobe Flash 10.1 for Android has been ported to the HTC EVO 4G!  The best thing about this mod is that it will allow Flash to run on Android 2.1 with no root access required!  We should mention that it is not nearly as fluid as... Read More

HTC Desire Arrives Stateside on “Select Regional Operators” in August [UPDATE: Cellular South]

HTC took to twitter earlier today to let their followers know that the Desire handset would be coming to the United States.  Considered by many to be a “Nexus One with Sense UI” the Desire would make a welcome addition to any carrier’s lineup.  Sadly, neither AT&T nor ...

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Uh-Oh, EVO Screen Problems

And the hits keep on hitting: another problem has cropped up with EVO units. Good and EVO (GREAT name btw) is reporting that many EVO units are suffering from improperly grounded touchscreens.  How do you check to see if your EVO handset is affected?  Put the unit down on a table or a flat ...

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HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible Afflicted With Unresponsive Touchscreen?

Engadget is reporting that the HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible suffer from unresponsive touchscreens.  The video posted above supposedly shows the EVO’s touchscreen failing to smoothly register touches when the phone isn’t being handled.  Engadget also has an older video showing the ...

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AT&T Announces $129.99 HTC Aria for June 20

AT&T has announced via Facebook that their next Android handset, the HTC Aria, will be available June 20th.  If you’ve been following along for the last few weeks then you’ll not be surprised by the form factor. Dropping at $129.99 (after $100 mail-in rebate), the pocket-sized ...

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