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Android 2.1

Motorola DROID update schedule detailed…

March 18th, 2010

A reliable source has just let us in on how Verizon Wireless will be rolling out the Android 2.1 update to your Motorola DROID, and it looks like quite a few of us will be waiting for quite a while for our update. Our source details the following: At noon EDT on 3/18, 1,000 users …

Motorola DROID 2.1 update said to start rolling out Thursday

March 17th, 2010

Well that was fast. Soon after we posted the official Android 2.1 change log for the DROID did the folks over at Android Central get their hands on an internal Verizon memo that mentions update ESE53 will be “rolled out in stages via OTA starting 3/18 at 12PM EST” (obviously someone at Verizon didn’t get …

HTC Desire to come in silver as well

March 17th, 2010

The HTC Desire is one sexy handset, but let’s face facts here: the “Urban Brown” shade it comes in isn’t for everyone. Thankfully, HTC isn’t blind to reality like a few other handset manufacturers whose names we won’t mention here, because it looks as if the Taiwanese company also whipped up a silver variant of …

Samsung Galaxy Spica now available from Rogers, will get 2.1 update

March 9th, 2010

As was widely expected, Rogers today announced the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy Spica. The carrier’s fourth Android smartphone, the Galaxy Spica offers a 3.2″ AMOLED HVGA capacitive display, 3.2 megapixel camera, GPS, Wi-Fi, 3.6Mbps HSDPA/UMTS, 800MHz processor and up to 7 hours of talk time and 10 days of standby for $79.99 on …

Rogers to get Acer Liquid e this Spring

February 23rd, 2010

In a very uncharacteristic move, Acer and Rogers Wireless jointly announced that the Android 2.1-powered Liquid e will be headed to Canada’s largest wireless carrier sometime this Spring. The early announcement is more than likely a result of TELUS’ recent launch of the highly-anticipated Motorola MILESTONE which will no doubt will end up locking plenty …

Google Earth now available for Android, requires 2.1

February 22nd, 2010

Last week at MWC, Google CEO Eric Schmidt demoed Google Earth on his Nexus One, giving a pretty clear sign that the new application would be available to the masses very soon. And, as of today, the wait is over. Google has released its mobile version of Google Earth into the Android Market, albeit with …

Motorola Backflip will be AT&T's first Android device, coming March 7

February 18th, 2010

As of March 7th, AT&T is officially in the Android game, as Ma’ Bell made the Motorola Backflip official today in a press release. A quick recap of the Backflip: 7.2 HSPA 3G, 3.1″ touch-screen display, Android OS 1.5 (upgradeable to 2.1), 5 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth 2.0, aGPS, 3.5 mm headphone jack, microSD …

HTC Desire, HD mini, Legend get official

February 16th, 2010

HTC had a very busy day at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, as it announced three new handsets: the Desire, HD mini and Legend (above left to right). Although they’re all quite different, they do have a few things in common including GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, G-sensors, 3.5mm headphone jacks and dual-band (900/2100MHz) 7.2Mbps HSDPA connectivity. …