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Google’s new call filter sends spam straight to voicemail

April 11th, 2018

Spam calling has become a focus for networks and phone makers lately. All four of the big mobile networks now offer some kind of spam filtering service, which will change the caller ID to something like “likely scam.” Google goes a step further and identifies scam calls within the Google Phone app, flashing the screen …

Google’s original vision for the ‘Google Phone’ uncovered in court

April 25th, 2012

Two years before the first commercial release of Android, Google shopped a device to carriers that contained a “basic phone user interface.” The Mountain View-based company approached T-Mobile and called the device a win-win when combined with the carrier’s unlimited data plan. The original designs surfaced during Google’s trial against Oracle over the use of …

Throwback Thursday: T-Mobile G1/HTC Dream

January 6th, 2011

We’re not going to travel too far back in time for this week’s installation of Throwback Thursday, but we think our selection is very appropriate. With this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in full gear, we’re seeing an unfathomable number of Android phones and tablets announced by dozens of electronics manufacturers. So here at BGR, we …

Official: HTC Nexus One not coming to Verizon Wireless

April 26th, 2010

We’re not sure this really matters, but…it looks like Verizon Wireless will not be getting the HTC Nexus One after all. If you direct your browser over to Google’s phone purchasing site, you’ll notice a nice little note under the Verizon Nexus One section that reads: For Verizon’s network, you can buy the Droid Incredible …

Second Nexus One pic surfaces

December 13th, 2009

More Nexus One fodder?  Yes, please. This second pic isn’t a full frontal like the first candid floating around the internet, but we though we would share anyways. Just throwing a little extra gasoline on the Nexus One fire.  Enjoy.

Google handing out the Google phone to employees, will launch in January 2010?

December 12th, 2009

Hardware partners be damned, Google is pursuing world domination and is doing so with its new Google phone. Plastered all over Twitter are enthusiastic tweets from Google employees and their friends expounding the awesomeness of a hot new HTC phone handed out to the them by mothership Google. The full touchscreen handset runs Android 2.1 and …

Google Phone a certainty?

November 30th, 2009

While others are filing this under “certainty” we are still going to have to classify this one as a “class 1 rumor.” Gizmodo is reporting that it has a trusted source, of sound mind and body, proclaiming that Google’s Android operating system will be running on Google developed/branded hardware in the imminent future. The article …

Android to Come Out of Hiding Next Month?

August 15th, 2008

Word on the street is that Google recently held a briefing where it discussed the coming of Android, which may be sooner than we thought. Apparently the world is set to get its first taste of Google’s mobile juice on September 17; actually, only T-Mobile US customers will be able to partake. T-Mobile has apparently …