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Images of Sprint's Samsung Moment2 leaked

April 6th, 2010

Not even half a year old, it looks like Sprint is almost ready to launch a refresh of the Samsung Moment. This morning WeRAndroid gave the world its first glimpse at what it reported to be Sprint’s first Android 2.1 handset, the Samsung Moment2. Unable to list specs past the OS and the fact it …

European MILESTONEs get 2.1 update as DROID users turn to nihilism

March 29th, 2010

Congratulations, Verizon. You’ve been beaten by the bloody Europeans, those chain-smoking hipsters with complicated shoes and shocking inability to pronounce Barack Obama’s name. They’re now enjoying the goodness that is Android 2.1 while everyone Stateside is stuck in the suck with 2.0.1 and its lack of live wallpapers, Google Earth and nine homescreens. In all seriousness …

Android 2.1 fairy possibly visiting the Sprint Hero on April 9th

March 26th, 2010

Here’s an intriguing one for all you Sprint Hero owners. A picture of an internal Sprint document leaked today regarding a future fix for the phone’s Picture Mail woes may very well contain the date the device will make its jump from Android 1.6 to 2.1. While other handsets are going to have everything worked out …

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 …

TELUS releases the Motorola MILESTONE

February 16th, 2010

A huge leap forward in the Canadian smartphone world today as TELUS has started to sell the Motorola MILESTONE. The first Android handset to go on sale in Canada that’s actually capable of holding its own against the likes of the Bold 9700, iPhone 3GS and Touch Pro2, the MILESTONE goes for $199.99 on a …

Android 2.1 update for the Motorola DROID rolling out this week

February 8th, 2010

Motorola DROID users as a whole are a pretty happy bunch, but after finally getting their first taste of official multi-touch, we can’t help but blame them for wanting a whole lot more. The good news on this front is that Android 2.1 for the DROID will be made available next week, according to Motorola’s …

Android 2.0 ported to the G1/Dream

October 30th, 2009

A mere two days after its release, Android 2.0 SDK has already been ripped from the womb and ported over to a T-Mobile G1. Currently in the most crude state possible, the cooked ROM runs as quickly as Babe Ruth did at his heaviest (and drunkest).The mere fact it’s able to run without melting the …

HTC Hero to get Android 2.0

October 29th, 2009

The Android 2.0 news keeps on a comin’! According to HTC via Twitter, the Hero will be blessed with an Eclair software update although an exact release date has yet to be determined. All signs indicate HTC will forgo the 1.6 update and focus on getting the Sense UI tweaked for 2.0 and kicking on …

Android 2.0 SDK gets official

October 27th, 2009

Looks like Google wanted to break some Android 2.0 news of their own — as of today, the Android development community will have access to the 2.0 API’s in the Android SDK. Several new tools including an improved Bluetooth API that allows for peer-to-peer connections and a new account manager API that will allow synchronization …