HTC EVO 4G Lands on Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards

One of the hottest handsets of the year, the HTC EVO 4G, is being recognized by Popular Mechanics as being one of the breakthrough devices for 2010.  Touted as a product that “truly moves society forward”, the Sprint phone lands on the list because of its ability to act as a mobile ...

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Leaked G2 Build Indicates a New Processor Platform

Remember that G2 ROM we came across in our RSS reader yesterday?  Well, the Android developer community has had 24 hours or so to rip that sucker apart, giving us the rewards of different information about the new G2 Handset. The latest news comes from none other than Cyanogen himself, telling ...

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Intel Wants ‘Android x86’ for Netbooks and Tablets This Summer

Intel is hard at work, prepping an “Android x86″version of Android 2.2 designed for tablets and netbooks.  As we’ve mentioned here a couple of times, Android was initially designed for ARM processors.  Intel has been gradually getting more involved with the platform, most ...

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Huawei Planning 7-Inch Tablet with 1GHz Processor

In an effort to gain a stronger foothold on the consumer and enterprise market, Chinese hardware marker Huawei is planning an Android tablet of their own.  Running a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, it also features a 7-inch capacitive touchscreen display (800X480 or 1024X600) and 3G support ...

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New Dual-core Snapdragon Chips to Run Android at 1.2GHz

It seems like nearly every Android phone that gets announced these days comes with a Snapdragon processor running at a blazing fast 1GHz speed.  After last year’s 528MHz becoming the norm, the current  benchmark is considerably faster.  But what about later this year?  What can we expect ...

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Intel Atom Processor Supports Android, Runs up to 1.5 GHz

The race is on for faster, more capable processors in your smart phone. Intel’s new Atom (Moorestown) processors are out and they’re pushing the envelope forward. The new chips can run in speeds up to 1.5GHz for smartphones and up to 1.9GHz for tablets. Compatible with Android, ...

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Qualcomm’s 7X30 Gives a Glimpse into Future of Android Handsets [VIDEO]

Want to see what the chipset behind future Android handsets is capable of?  Of course you do.  Check out a demonstration of Qualcomm’s 7X30 Snapdragon processor that was given to Charbax (Nicolas Charbonnier) at Mobile World Congress last week.  Keeping mind that what you see in the video ...

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HTC Unveils New Brew-Based Phone Running Sense (UPDATE)

While a little bit off-topic, we felt compared to share this bit of news with our readers.  The rumors of HTC putting out their own handset running Brew have come to fruition.  We just received an email from HTC’s PR company advising of the newly announced HTC Smart, a new type of ...

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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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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.

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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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Are These the HTC Dragon/Zoom 2 Specs and Pics?

One handset that we admittedly haven’t done too much coverage on so far is the rumored HTC Dragon.  Also known as the HTC Zoom 2, the phone is being reported that it will have a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, which could put it in the 768MHz-1GHz stratosphere. Here’s a quick ...

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Flash Player 10 Coming to Android in October

Adobe’s Flash Player 10 is coming to Android, officially.  No more speculation or hoping… we are a ‘go’ for launch. During a recent earnings call for Adobe, President and CEO Shantanu Naraye announced that Flash Mobile 10 will arriving in beta form this October.  The ...

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