Verizon Announces the Charming HTC Rhyme for September 29

Verizon has officially announced the HTC Rhyme today, an Android smart phone which obviously caters to the female crowd. Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the phone previously known as the Bliss, features a 3.7-inch (800×480) display, 1GHz processor,  5-megapixel camera, and front-facing ...

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Twitter Poem Hints at Nexus Prime Details, Launch Date

Late last night and early this morning, the Android community was teased with a Twitter poem by one @tfleming223.  The subject matter? The Nexus Prime’s hardware details (LTE, world-roaming) and its alleged launch date. Read on through the break for the full poem and glean what you will ...

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Verizon Announces $99 4G LTE Pantech Breakout for September 22

Verizon announced this morning that the Pantech Breakout will be arriving in stores and online come Thursday, September 22nd. Pricing will be $99 with a qualified two-year service agreement and after $50 mail-in rebate in the form of a debit card. Specifications for the handset include Android ...

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to the public.  But the initial business model that Google put forth may have gone awry in the time since up to now. In the ...

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Samsung Illusion Spied on on Flickr, Announcement Coming Soon?

The unannounced Samsung Illusion has been spied online, although not in the blurry “in the wild” manner that we typically see.  No, this is a high quality, promotion-ready Flickr image of the handset.  Samsung, no stranger to the game of outing phones ahead of carriers, has posted ...

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First Press Image of HTC Vigor Surfaces

We’re not exactly sure how they do it so often, but Pocketnow has obtained another handset press shot ahead of any formal announcement.  What you’re looking at here is the first real look at the HTC Vigor, an Android smart phone expected to hit Verizon in the coming weeks. Details ...

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Verizon Releases Pair of TV Spots for Droid Bionic [VIDEO]

Verizon has tossed a pair of new commercials for the Droid Bionic onto YouTube this morning which show off the handsets remote desktop capabilities.  The clips, Rooftop and Ring, are 30-seconds in length and focus on a female user.  Things have changed quite a bit since the first Droid ads in ...

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Verizon Flipping the LTE Switch for Another 26 Markets Today

Verizon continues its barrage of LTE rollouts today by flipping the 4G switch on for 26 new markets. I know many of you are waiting for LTE to hit your area so you can run out and purchase a 4G device like the Droid Bionic so I’ll cut the small talk and go straight to... Read More

Contest: You Could win $2.5 Million, Courtesy of Verizon Wireless!

Everyone loves a good sweepstakes every now and then, right? Big Red has teamed up with GoDaddy to bring one fan the chance to split $5 million with IndyCar racer, Dan Wheldon. All that’s required is for you to download the IndyCar Mobile App from the Android Market, and enter through the ...

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HTC Holding an Event on September 20, Possible new Android Devices?

HTC is planning to hold an event in New York next week on September 20th according to invites hitting press inboxes. The description of the event is “Come celebrate with us,” and it indicates that it’s possible that some new device is coming from HTC’s side. Recently we ...

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Create the Next Droid Bionic Ad and Win Cash in $25,000 Contest

Think you have what it takes to come up with a great television spot for the Droid Bionic.  Prove it!  Sign up for the new $25,000 contest kicking off today put your ideas to the test.  The challenge spans the next few weeks and will be broken into three main phases – Idea, Pitch, and... ...

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Droid Bionic Available from Amazon Wireless for $199

Today’s the long-anticipated day that the Motorola Droid Bionic hit Verizon shelves around the country.  Officially announced just yesterday, the new hotness will set you back a cool $300 with a two-year service agreement?  Well, that is if you go through the carrier.  AmazonWireless has ...

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Gingerbread Update for the Droid Incredible Finally Rolling Out — Again

Feels like deja vu doesn’t it? The Droid Incredible Gingerbread update was slated for an August 16th rollout until ultimately being delayed so Verizon’s product team could do a bit more testing. A couple weeks passed without a word until finally we received an announcement via ...

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Verizon Announces $299 Droid Bionic for September 8 (Tomorrow!)

And here we thought that September 8th was going to simply pass us by.  Verizon has finally done it, announcing the Droid Bionic for release on September 8th, some nine months after its initial debut.  To be fair here, we’re not talking about the same handset that was shown off in Las ...

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Motorola Announces Gingerbread for Droid 2 Global

Motorola announced earlier this morning that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update is available for the Droid 2 Global.  Not to be confused with the update that was recently announced by Verizon, this is for the world-ready version of the handset.  According to the Motorola forums, the update is ...

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