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Android 2.1

Motorola's mysterious Android smartphone gets a name, specs

May 11th, 2010

According to HDblog.it, that mysterious square MOTORBLUR handset has a name: Flipout. Not only that, but the Italian site claims to have secured the official spec sheet, which read as follows: 2.8″ display, 3.1 megapixel camera, GPS, 512MB ROM / 256MB RAM, 700MHz processor, and Android 2.1 covered in MOTOBLUR. We have to be honest and …

Bell rumored to be getting the HTC Legend

May 10th, 2010

One would assume that if any Canadian carrier were to carry the HTC Legend it would be TELUS — on the grounds that it carries the Hero — however, word on the web is that the sexy slab of aluminum is Bell bound. Details are scarce, but we’re hearing grumblings that the Legend will be …

Samsung Acclaim to hit U.S. Cellular in July

May 10th, 2010

U.S. Cellular, the nation’s #7 carrier, recently confirmed it will be introducing a second Android handset this summer, the Samsung Acclaim — previously known as the R880. The Acclaim is a mid-level handset that will find its niche underneath its flagship cousin, the HTC Desire. Details are scarce, but we we do know is the …

Android 2.1 update for the DROID Eris coming by month's end?

May 8th, 2010

Seemingly forgotten in the shadow of the Motorola DROID, the DROID Eris may finally see an update to Android 2.1. The support page for the DROID Eris has been updated and now contains information about a new version of Android that is slated to hit the aging handset. Though the Android version included in the …

Sprint pushes Android 2.1 update for Moment and Hero back to Q2

May 7th, 2010

Ruh-roh, looks like Samsung Moment and HTC Hero owners rocking on Sprint may have to wait a little longer for Android 2.1 to roll out to their handsets. A brief but oh-so-disappointing post on Sprint’s forums confirms that Sprint will be delaying the update until Q2. Sprint apologized and thanke its customers for their patience, …

LG Ally specs begin to surface

May 5th, 2010

If you have been dying to know more about the Iron Man 2 tie-in LG Ally but were left sorely disappointed by its spec-less official announcement, then this is your lucky day. Thanks to a new teaser site from LG, we have a much better idea about the phone Running Android 2.1, the Ally is equipped …

XPERIA X10 line to get Android 2.1 in Q4

May 5th, 2010

Any burning questions you’ve ever had about the upgrade path for the XPERIA X10 family of products can now be put to rest, as Sony Ericsson has finally gone public with its intentions. As of Q4 2010, all three phones — the X10, X10 mini and X10 mini Pro — will be upgraded to Android 2.1 …

T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide gets official

May 4th, 2010

Dream about a sliding Android device for T-Mobile? Well, your wish is HTC’s command as the T-Mobile myTouch 3G Slide just got official. No stranger to leaks, the device slides in at 15mm thick and features a 3.4″ HVGA screen, Android 2.1, 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, 3G, and even a Genius button powered by Dragon Dictation …

Official Twitter for Android app released

April 30th, 2010

Android has never had a seriously good Twitter application, but the official Twitter for Android app, now available in the Android Market, looks to be one of the best offerings for the platform yet. The UI is clean as can be and the app has pretty much all of the features you’d expect from a …

Dell Lightning, Flash, Thunder and Smoke leak out

April 21st, 2010

Dell might not currently be putting its best foot forward when it comes to smartphones, but man does it ever look to have plans when it comes to Windows Phone 7 and Android. Engadget was sent some slides of the Texas company’s Lightning, Flash and Thunder and do they ever strike our fancy. Just like …