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HTC Sense 3.0 not arriving on older phones

04/14/2011, When HTC announced the HTC Sensation recently, they also showed off the latest version of HTC Sense in the promo video. Since the new UI looks pretty rad, someone sent a tweet to HTC asking them if the new sense would arrive on his Desire HD. HTC replied...

Verizon Droid Incredible 2 confirmed to be a world phone

04/13/2011, It was previously rumored that the HTC Droid Incredible 2 arriving on Verizon would be a world phone (a phone that can work all over the world) and now there’s solid proof of it being a feature of the phone. A recently spotted flyer/poster proudly...

Microsoft mobile browser speed test results are unconvincing

04/13/2011, At MIX11, Microsoft were showing off how fast the web browser on Windows Phone 7 was supposed to be. They pitted the iPhone 4 and Nexus S against a WP7 phone with the Mango update by running a HTML5 rendering test on all 3 phones. Unsurprisingly, the WP7...

Motorola working on a rugged enterprise Android tablet?

04/13/2011, A detailed Motorola slide recently found its way online and detailed Motorola’s plans for creating a new Android tablet. But this time around, the Android tablet will be more enterprise-oriented. The tablet packs a 7″ (1024 x 600) display, an...

Sprint Nexus 4G now up for pre-order at Best Buy

04/13/2011, If you’re looking for a pure Google phone with a 4G connection, you don’t really have many phones to choose from. It’s either the T-Mobile G2, the upcoming T-Mobile G2x or the Nexus S 4G on Sprint. Since the G2 is already outdated by...

Sony Ericsson bootloader unlocker launched

04/13/2011, Sony Ericsson has kept to their promise of providing an easy way to unlock their Android phones, and today marks the launch of the official bootloader unlocker website. The website that provides official instructions on how SE Android phone users can...

T3 Motion R3 dashboards to feature Samsung Galaxy Tabs

04/13/2011, T3 Motion Inc has just announced their new their R3 hybrid electric consumer vehicle prototype will feature Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablets in their dashboards. The economic hybrid vehicle will make use of the Galaxy Tab for GPS navigation, live...

Sony Ericsson launches its own Android Market channel

04/13/2011, Sony Ericsson has just announced that all Sony Ericsson phones will have access the Sony Ericsson channel on the Android Market. The channel gives SE Android phone users access to exclusive apps and games as well as a quick way to check for official Sony...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 arriving in June

04/13/2011, The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 that was unveiled earlier this year finally has a release date and a price. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will arrive in stores on June 8, 2011. The tablets will be priced at $499 for the 16GB WiFi-only version, and $599 for the...

New Motorola Droid X Gingerbread update leaked

04/12/2011, While the official Gingerbread ROM for the Motorola Droid X leaked a couple of weeks ago, it looks like a new version of the ROM has surfaced. This version updates your Droid X to version 4.5.588, though we haven’t got a changelog about what’s...

LG Revolution spotted in the wild

04/12/2011, The LG Revolution – LG’s 4G LTE phone for Verizon was first introduced at CES earlier this year, though we still haven’t got a clue when the phone will be out yet or how much it costs, there’s some good news. The phone has been making...

Sprint launches Music Plus

04/12/2011, Sprint has just announced the launch of Music Plus – a music player, music library manager, ringtone manager and music store all in one app. For folks who don’t have an MP3 player or always leave them at home but have their phones with them...

Samsung Galaxy Tab (WiFi-only) on sale now

04/12/2011, One of the reasons about why the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet didn’t do so well in the US has been because of its high price especially because it was tied down to a contract, and for folks with tether-capable phones or no use for 3G on the...