Tag: Android

  • Verizon Wireless Stores Open Early For DROID

    Verizon Wireless just announced that many of its retail stores will be opening early on Friday, November 6th to give people the earliest opportunity to purchase the DROID, the world’s first Android 2.0 smartphone. Some stores will open at 7am and others will open at 8am, so check with your local store for their special […]

  • Sprint’s Samsung Moment Now Available

    Sprint’s next Android phone, the Samsung Moment is now available to purchase.  Like the Verizon Droid, its a touchscreen slider with a 3.2MP camera, but it boasts an AMOLED display and an 800MHz processor.  It also has the standard WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, EV-DO rev. A, visual voicemail, 3.5mm jack, microSD card and a TouchWiz UI. […]

  • HTC Releases Hero Kernel Source Code

    The folks over at HTC have quietly released its Kernel Source Code for its Android Hero, which could lead to custom ROMs and more development for the device. You can download it from HTC at their developer site here. Source: Slashgear

  • Google To Make Their Own Android Phone?

    According to TheStreet, Google has plans to manufacture its own wireless phone to run its Android platform. They are working with a smartphone manufacturer to produce the phone. Rumor has it that they will be selling it, unlocked, through retail stores, and not subsidized through cell phone companies. Will they have both CDMA and GSM […]

  • Cellular South to get the Hero

    We just received a tip that US carrier Cellular South will be releasing the HTC Hero Android phone.  It will be available on November 15th for only $99 with a 2-year contract! The will also be offering a new smartphone plan upon its release: Smartphone Unlimited (Unlimited Voice, TXT, Data) – $79.99/mo + Add a […]

  • T-Mobile Launching Samsung Behold II on Nov. 18th

    According to TmoNews, T-Mobile will be launching its next Android device on November 18th, the Samsung Behold II. It features a 3.2-inch AMOLED touchscreen capacitive, 5-megapixel camera with auto-focus and flash, aGPS, WiFi, 3G and 16GB of built-in storage. It will also come with Samsung’s TouchWIZ UI along with their new 3D cube UI. T-Mobile […]

  • HTC Dragon – Android version of the Leo

    It appears as though the HTC Dragon will be the Android version of the much anticipated Leo/HD2, with the 1GHz Snapdragon processor and all! It looks as though it has a 4.3 inch capacitive touchscreen, a row of touch-sensitive hardware buttons and even a trackball!  It could also have the LED flash! There’s rumors that […]

  • Sony Xperia X3 Going Android? Snapdragon too?!?

    As if there wasn’t enough Android news in the market, there’s some new leaked images of the Sony Xperia X3, which will have Android as its OS as opposed to WinMo like the original Xperia and the X2 did.  To the right, you’ll see a leaked image from 4PDA.info.  It is expected to be released […]

  • Moto Droid – Android 2.0 in all its glory!

    The guys over at BGR were lucky enough to get a hands-on experience with the Motorola Droid for Verizon Wireless. Its running Android 2.0, which we mentioned the other day. Its the thinnest QWERTY slider on the market, being slightly thicker than the iPhone. It has a huge capacitive display. Source: BGR Read more for […]

  • Android 2.0 Anyone?

    Some screenshots of Android 2.0 have been leaked to BGR.  While the screenshots look a little dated, we’re not sure where these stand in the development phase.  It appears to have some OS enhancements like native Exchange support and native Facebook support (contact sync anyone?), an updated map application, browser enhancements, and a unified email […]

  • HTC’s Dragon…new stats

    Your good friends here at PPCGeeks have once again been digging through the dumpsters of HTC and have some interesting news to report regarding HTC’s Dragon. It’s been recently reported that the Dragon will be running Google’s Android and will be running it at 1 GHZ.  While this information is correct, our recent “trash recycling […]

  • Sprint’s first Android phone, HTC Hero, now on sale

    The HTC Hero offers up a stylish looking handset that sports a multitude of nice software, including apps for Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail and YouTube. The capacitive multi-touch screen device also provides home screen widgets, threaded messaging, an MP3 player, voice activated dialing and (of course) Sprint TV. The hardware supports 3G speeds (where […]

  • Sprint Announces Samsung’s First Android-Powered Phone – Samsung Moment

    Sprint has announced Samsung’s first Android-powered phone, the Samsung Moment (aka InstinctQ) slider. According to Sprint’s press release, it will be available on November 1st and you can pre-register here. Pricing will be $179 on a two-year contract after $50 instant savings and a $100 mail-in rebate. Samsung Moment represents a new generation of portable […]

  • Android, not iPhone, is Bigger Symbian Challenger

    In the on-going battle for global dominance in the cell phone world, it seems that Google’s Android will be emerging as a big challenger over the next few years.  Currently running on less than 2% of all smartphones, Gartner Inc. predicts it will surge to 14% of the global smartphone market by 2012 — ahead […]

  • Google Releases Android 1.6 (Mmmm…Donut)

    The Goods The good people at Google have just released Android 1.6 (a.k.a. Donut). Donut appears to be fully compatible with Cupcake (Android 1.5). Android 1.6 provides greater support for screen densities and resolutions. In fact Android 1.6 now also supports QVGA and WVGA. It also now includes support for CDMA in the telephony stack […]