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Samsung's Galaxy S all but confirmed for life with T-Mobile

May 14th, 2010

Samsung and T-Mobile might as well just let the cat out of the bag and announce they’re banding together for the launch of the Galaxy S. While watching it get fondled by Howard Choi on YouTube, we couldn’t help but note two things: 1) It’s model number was listed as the SGH-T959 (a dead giveaway), and …

Rogers Acer Liquid e and Motorola QUENCH get priced

May 13th, 2010

Being the carrier that first brought Android to Canada, Rogers’ current Android line-up is extremely weak. Looking to change this, Rogers will soon be launching the Acer Liquid e and the Motorola QUENCH. Similar in that they both run Android, have 5 megapixel cameras, support 7.2Mbps 3G and have a candybar form, the two devices are …

Samsung’s upcoming i5801 gets a hands-on

May 13th, 2010

Apple’s not the only company dealing with a misplaced prototype this morning, as the Samsung GT-i5801 has been giving the hands on treatment by HoFo founder Howard Chui. Much like the Galaxy Spica, the i5801 — which may or may not be branded as the Galaxy 3 — is an entry-level Android smartphone. What sets it …

Verizon LG Ally pre-order kick off tomorrow, available May 20th for $100

May 12th, 2010

We’re sure you know all about the upcoming LG Ally from Verizon, thanks to yesterday’s exclusive scoop, but just in case you’re having a bit of amnesia, here’s what you need to know. Verizon has officially announced that online pre-orders for the Android 2.1, QWERTY, slider phone start tomorrow — May 13th — and the phone …

DROID ERIS update begins rolling out

May 11th, 2010

Just a quick little note to all of our friends with a Verizon HTC DROID ERIS, as the Android 2.1 OTA software update has begun. Being a gradual rollout, only about 1,000 people will get an on-device notification prompting them to begin the update before the night’s end. If you’re not fortunate enough to be …

T-Mobile myTouch 3G to dine on Eclairs

May 11th, 2010

Sure it only has 192MB of RAM, but according to T-Mobile’s VP of Product Innovation, the myTouch 3G will indeed be making the leap from Android 1.5 all the way up to Android 2.1. Due out at an unspecific time, the update should bring with it all of the usual Eclair goodies — alongside the …

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 …

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 …