Samsung Denies Charging Carriers for Updates

In response to recent rumors, Samsung has denied that they are charging carriers for Android updates: “”No. Samsung is not charging carriers for Froyo updates to Galaxy S. We hope to have more detail on status shortly. Promise!” Doesn’t do much to clear up what is ...

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Leaked: Galaxy S Successor Gets Firmware Update.

On Friday, November 19th a firmware update was leaked by a Samsung insider relating to the GT-I9200,  also rumored to be the Galaxy S2. The firmware is being looked over by many by now especially those at XDA-Developers.  At this time it’s not exactly known what the firmware contains ...

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Android 3.0 Launch to Coincide with Google’s Music Service

It looks as though last week Android product manager Gaurav Jain has confirmed that the availability of Android 3.0 (Gingerbread) will coincide with the launch of Google’s music service this holiday season.  In an interview with top Israeli financial newspaper Calcalist, Jain said the ...

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Froyo Today, Gingerbread Later This Year?

With all the rumors flying around, it’s practically a given that Froyo, the next version of Android, will be launched today at Google I/O. We have a bit more indication that this is the case, as well as news that points to a launch of the next version after that, Gingerbread, later this ...

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Next-Gen Market in the Works? (Rumor)

Android Police reports that they received a tip about upcoming changes in the Android Market, giving some exciting details about some possibilities that could be in the works. According to their source, Google flew in a focus group from around the country, and asked them about a variety of ...

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Rumor: All Android Phones to See Android 2.1 in US

While some users are are enjoying Android 2.1 on their Nexus One handsets and others (Droid) are poised to see it any day now, the rest of us are left to wonder just how much life and OS support remains.  G1 users are probably the most concerned here due to the limited amount of memory. ... Read More

Motorola MOTOSPLIT Render – New Take on Old Design?

Here’s an impractical looking design if we ever saw one.  The folks at Engadget were recently handed a screenshot of an alleged Motorola handset called the MOTOSPLIT.  And while it’s pretty obvious that the picture is a render, it leaves us wondering if the phone is there is such ...

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2.0 for G1 Within Two Weeks?

The screenshot to the left is purportedly from an internal T-mobile forum, with a moderator saying that the G1 will get an update by the end of January. Take it with a grain of salt, but the word on Twitter is that this will be none other than an OTA update to Android 2.0. We... Read More

Rumor: Sprint Working with Walmart on WiMax Build Out

Here’s a rumor that we’d like to see play out if only for curiosity’s sake.  According a tipster of ours, Sprint has been working with an unusual partner on a project to help build out their WiMax network.  As we all know the carrier plans to release handsets later this year ...

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General Mobile’s Unveils COSMOS

Rumored for a few weeks and expected later this quarter, General Mobile’s second handset has been officially announced.  As compared to the DSTL-1, the COSMOS is a step forward in terms of specs and features.  But will steps be enough when other handsets like the Nexus One are taking ...

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General Mobile Has Next DUAL-SIM Handset Readied for Jan 2010 Launch?

The folks at the AndroidSpin.com forums been tipped to some exclusive information about a new General Mobile Android device to be released in “late January 2010”. For those of you who don’t remember, early this year, General Mobile presented its Dual-sim DSLT1 that grabbed attention for ...

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Sprint Launching Two Android Devices October 11th?

Some of the best Android tips and leaks over the last year have come from xda-developers.  Here’s a case of one that took a little over 4 months to come to fruition.  All the way back in April, a  “senior member” from their forum had the following to say… I work for a ...

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Say Hello to the Motorola “Sholes” [UPDATE]

Today finds us learning of a new Motorola handset, rumored to be headed to Verizon as early as October.  Called “Sholes”, it’s a slide out QWERTY with a touch of class. Thanks to the guys at Motofan.ru, we get a couple of high resolution pictures and a nice chunk of specs on ...

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Pictures of Android-Based Philips V808 Emerge

The handset rumors and leaks keep coming.  This time, we’re looking at the Philips V808.    Although the pictures don’t show it at all, this is being reported as being Android-based and pretty much finished.  In fact, the folks at pconline.com.cn are expected to be reviewing it ...

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Say Hello to Sony Ericsson’s ”Rachael”

Since joining the Open Handset Alliance back in December, many phone fans and gadget lovers have wondered what Sony Ericsson was going to do with Android.  If this newly discovered “Rachael” handset is any indication, we can expect big things from them.

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