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Verizon Wireless and Google announce partnership, handsets coming soon

October 6th, 2009

Google and Verizon just held a conference call and in plain terms, are going to be announcing Android handsets for Verizon’s network in the “next few weeks.” It’s nice to see both companies finally joining up, but to be honest, all we care about it is the October 30th launch date for the Sholes/Tao/Droid that …

Motorola Droid / Sholes / Tao launching October 30th?

October 5th, 2009

Sorry, but we couldn’t help posting this… We’ve received a screenshot of a Verizon Wireless calendar that shows in addition to marketing and merchandising dates, a Motorola Sholes target date of October 30th. If you notice the HTC Imagio date on the calendar, it correctly depicts the proper launch day for the handset, leading us …

Motorola Droid will be Verizon’s Android handset from Motorola?

October 1st, 2009

We just received word from a tipster that the much-awaited Motorola Sholes or Motorola Tao will actually be called the Motorola Droid on Verizon Wireless. The above information is not confirmed at this time, but we have independently confirmed that regardless of whatever name Verizon (or Moto) chooses to run with, their Motorola Android handset …

Motorola Tao said to be getting official next week

October 1st, 2009

We here at BGR are well aware that Motorola’s Tao (aka Sholes) is the current object du désire for Android lovers and smartphone junkies alike, so we’re pretty encouraged by a rumor being peddled by The Street that would see Motorola announce the Tao next week. Ordinarily such rumors are approached with guarded skepticism (especially …

First device-on pictures of the Motorola Tao (Sholes) emerge

September 30th, 2009

HowardForums member wnrussell has just leaked the first few device-on images of the Motorola Tao, codenamed the Sholes of course, and to say it’s looking sexy could be the understatement of the year. Verizon fans, get ready to start drooling. Unfortunately none of the images show the device slid open so we’ll all have to …

Live from Motorola Co-CEO Sanjay Jha’s keynote; Hello, MOTODROID

September 10th, 2009

We’ve known for quite some time now that Motorola is going to be hitting Android fast and hard, but there’s nothing like hearing it straight from the horse’s mouth. Your pals at BGR are live on hand at Mobilize 09, ready and waiting to deliver all the news that’s fit to print as Motorola Co-CEO …

Android-powered HTC Desire 6200 has Verizon in its sights

September 1st, 2009

It looks like it soon may be raining Android handsets in Big Red country as yet another handset touting the Google OS has reportedly been spied in Verizon’s inventory system. The image above is an alleged screen capture showing the previously unheard of HTC Desire 6200 sitting pretty in VZW’s system. We know the Sholes …