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Android 2.1

Motorola's Droid 2 shown off on film

June 21st, 2010

Last week we got to see the Droid X strut its stuff on video, so it’s only fitting that this week we get to see the Droid 2 do likewise. Well, sort of. The guys over at Android and Me managed to score a Droid 2 from sources unknown and decided to show it off …

Rogers Acer Liquid e hands on!

June 19th, 2010

Even though it was the first carrier to bring Android to Canada, Rogers has always had a bit of a tough time convincing Canadians to ditch their beloved BlackBerrys and iPhones in order to get their Google on. Recently it released the Acer Liquid e, a curious little device that many people know nothing about. …

Motorola adjusts its Android update schedule

June 17th, 2010

Maybe we lead incredibly sheltered lives, but one of the worst things we can think of is not knowing when our Android smartphone will be bumped up to the latest OS. Thankfully companies like Motorola understand people like us because it’s just updated its Android 2.1 update roadmap. Based upon what’s written there, the both the …

50% of Android devices are running version 2.1

June 17th, 2010

Google likes to keep a close eye on what percentage of its mobile OS, by version number, is out in the wild. Google accomplishes this chore by polling Android devices that check-in to Google’s Market application; they then publish a bi-weekly report to developers. Today, the latest report was published, and it looks like Android …

AT&T announces the Samsung Captivate, aka Galaxy S

June 17th, 2010

Everyone can now stop saying that AT&T isn’t trying when it comes to Android, as today the carrier announced it will be carrying the Samsung Captivate, which is essentially the Galaxy S. Powered by a 1GHz Hummingbird processor and running Android 2.1, the Captivate features a 4″ WVGA Super AMOLED display, 5 megapixel camera with …

Verizon's Droid X website goes live

June 17th, 2010

There’s not really a whole lot for us to say here, but Verizon’s official Droid website is now showing the Droid X as “coming soon.” The site mentions that the Droid X has a 4.3″ display, “720p display” and HDMI output, and also allows potential customers to enter in their email address to get further …

Bell launches the HTC Legend

June 16th, 2010

Virgin Mobile is no longer the only Canadian carrier to offer the HTC Legend, as today its parent company, Bell, announced that it too will be carrying the milled aluminum handset. Sporting the same $79.99 price tag for those that opt for a 3-year contract, the only major difference between the two is that the Bell …

HTC Desire headed to the U.S. in August

June 16th, 2010

And the lovely deluge of hot summer smartphones continues, as today HTC announced that it will be bringing the 1GHz Snapdragon-powered Desire to the U.S. this August. The Desire will apparently be offered “via select regional operators”, although just who they are will remain a mystery until “we get closer to availability.” Any bets on …

Samsung Galaxy S pawed and videoed

June 16th, 2010

Anxiously awaiting the release of the Samsung Galaxy S? Still have questions? Excellent. It looks like the folks from Engadget hopped across the pond to get their dirty little mits on shiny, new Galaxy S. Grab a cup of coffee and hit up the read link to get the preliminary report.

Motorola's Droid X gets a thorough hands on

June 15th, 2010

Whoops. Looks like Motorola and Verizon’s corporate security team will be busier than normal tonight, as Engadget has posted a thorough hands on with the highly-anticipated smartphone. We don’t want to steal anyone’s thunder, but let’s just say the screen is even larger than previously thought and that the processor is ever faster. Hit the jump …