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New images of 4-inch, Android, LG Star handset emerge

November 30th, 2010

What do we have here? It looks like an Android Forum member has acquired not one, but two LG Star handsets. The device has a 4-inch WVGA touchscreen display, 8 megapixel camera, front-facing camera, HDMI-out port, and runs a skinned version of Android 2.2. The device is rumored to have a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, 1500 …

Hitachi shows off stylus-friendly capacitive touchscreen

November 16th, 2010

Some might say a capacitive touchscreen that also accepts input from a stylus or a gloved finger is the white whale of the cell phone industry. Ok — most people probably wouldn’t say that. But a single touchscreen that can respond just as well to a finger as it can to a stylus is a …

LG Quantum now available from AT&T

November 15th, 2010

There’s still some time left to grab a new LG Quantum from AmazonWireless for just 1¢, but LG has announced that its new Windows Phone is now also available directly from AT&T. LG’s first Windows Phone 7-powered device is available immediately online and in AT&T stores nationwide for $199.99 with a two-year contract. While AT&T’s …

Sony Ericsson Xperia X12 (Anzu) revealed in leaked image

November 10th, 2010

An unannounced Sony Ericsson was revealed last night when a leaked image of the Xperia X12, codenamed Anzu, was posted on an enthusiast blog. The image shows a device resembling the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 running a modified build of the Android 2.1 operating system. Little is known about the unreleased smartphone for the time …

LG Pad details outed: 8.9-inch Tegra 2 tablet due in Q1 2011

November 3rd, 2010

A new report out of South Korea Wednesday sheds some light on LG’s upcoming virgin tablet offering. According to the report, LG is preparing to launch its first Android tablet in the first quarter next year. The “LG Pad”, as it may be called, will purportedly feature a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, an 8.9-inch touchscreen …

Samsung Continuum appears on Verizon Wireless website

November 2nd, 2010

The much-rumored Samsung Continuum has made an appearance on a Verizon Wireless website, providing the first official confirmation of the phone’s imminent release. The Continuum popped up on a special page focused on holiday gift ideas, which features three Galaxy S devices from Samsung: the Fascinate, the Galaxy Tab and the Continuum. Though no other …

ViewSonic unveils ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10

November 1st, 2010

ViewSonic unveiled two new tablets on Monday, including a unique offering that runs both Android and Windows 7. The ViewPad 10 is a dual-boot tablet capable of running both Android 1.6 and Windows 7 Home Premium. It features a 1.66GHz Intel Atom processor, 1GB of RAM, a 16GB SSD drive, microSDHC support (up to 32GB), …

U.S. Cellular jumps on Galaxy Tab bandwagon

October 28th, 2010

It looks like regional carrier U.S. Cellular will throw its proverbial hat in the Samsung-ring and offer its customers the Galaxy Tab Android device. Most of us, by now, are familiar with the device’s spec sheet — Android 2.2, Flash 10.1, and 7-inch display — what we’re really interested in is the price and launch …

Verizon Wireless to launch Pantech Crux and LG Octane tomorrow

October 27th, 2010

Verizon Wireless today announced the upcoming availability of two new feature phones, the Pantech Crux and the LG Octane. The former, a full touchscreen offering from Pantech, features a 3-inch display with a virtual QWERTY keypad, a variety of widgets, mobile IM and email support, a 1GB microSD card with support for up to 32GB, …

Dell Venue Pro to get an Android-powered twin?

October 27th, 2010

It may have come as a surprise to many smartphone enthusiasts — it definitely surprised us — but Dell announced what many believe to be the most attractive Windows Phone 7 launch option when it unveiled the Venue Pro. The sleek device features a portrait-orientated sliding QWERTY keypad, a 4.1-inch capacitive touchscreen, a 5-megapixel camera …