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Android 2.1

DROID Incredible 720p update slated to drop this weekend? (Updated)

July 17th, 2010

A rumor originating from Droid-Life suggests that DROID Incredible owners may be the recipients of an OTA update this weekend. The update is rumored to bring 720p video recording, several bug fixes, Skype, the MyVerizon app, updated widgets, and the DROID red eye boot animation to the Incredible. Some hard-core Android fans will be disappointed …

Android 2.2 and 2.1 with Sense ported to the HTC HD2

July 15th, 2010

It’s the epitome of cruel irony- folks who were brave enough to score one of the last Windows Mobile handsets are enjoying the latest OS Android has to offer while the rest of Android world waits idly for Froyo to land on their non-Nexus One handsets. HTC HD2 owners need to look no further than xda-developers to discover …

Battery issue to delay the launch of the Motorola Charm?

July 14th, 2010

A rumor out of TmoNews suggests that the newly announced Motorola Charm may be delayed before it even gets out of the starting gate. The handset is reportedly experiencing issues with the battery that are serious enough to force Motorola and T-Mobile to delay the launch of the Android handset until August. Under the same …

AT&T Samsung Captivate hands on!

July 9th, 2010

We have just received our very own Samsung Captivate device and have put together some first impressions as well as some great photos. The Samsung Galaxy S is launching in some form or fashion on practically every U.S. carrier, and AT&T’s model, the Captivate, is pretty action-packed. As far as specifications, the device is powered …

Motorola CHARM specifications

July 9th, 2010

Wednesday, T-Mobile and Motorola officially announced an Android 2.1 handset named the CHARM. While the press release was nice, it did lack a certain level of detail that we prefer. Yesterday, Moto put up the official specs page for the CHARM, so with further ado, here is the extended spec sheet: WCDMA 1700/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 3.6 Mbps (Category …

Motorola CHARM is official, exclusive to T-Mobile USA this summer

July 7th, 2010

Well that didn’t take long. Yesterday, we saw the Motorola Charm get the blurry picture treatment, and today, Motorola has made its existence and destination official. Formally the CHARM, this Android 2.1 handset packs a 2.8-inch touchscreen display, 3 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, BACKTRACK trackpad thing, Flash web browsing, MOTOBLUR, and in-call noise cancellation. Not a bad …

HTC Vision, full-QWERTY Android device, pictured

July 5th, 2010

Croatian blog njuskalo.hr has an image of what appears to be the HTC Vision; possibly one of HTC’s first high-end, full-QWERTY Android offerings. Details on the device are unconfirmed and extremely scarce, however njuskalo.hr sources indicate that the device has a 3.7″ touch-screen, 1 GHz processor and Android 2.1. From the image we can see a …

DROID X ad takes a shot at iPhone 4 antenna woes

June 30th, 2010

Apparently Motorola thinks the antenna issues that are plaguing the iPhone 4 are a laughing matter. Based upon this full page ad that was published in today’s New York Times, we’d have to agree. “[…] And most importantly, it comes with a double antenna design. The kind that allows you to hold the phone any …

Best Buy ends DROID X pre-orders due to low inventory levels?

June 30th, 2010

Say it ain’t so! There’s a rumor going around this afternoon that Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile were forced to abruptly end all pre-orders of the Motorola DROID X. As we understand it, the problem is that the number of units requested by Android-crazed customers greatly exceeded the number of handsets that will be …

Android 3.0 aka Gingerbread gets detailed

June 30th, 2010

It’s no secret that the next delicious chapter in Android will be made out of Gingerbread, but until today we didn’t have much of an idea about its ingredients. Thanks to Russian mobile guru Eldar Murtazin, we believe we now know. First and foremost, it’s important to note that Android 3.0 is designed exclusively for high-end …