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HTC Hero From Orange Spain

07/01/2009, Orange Spain is offering the new HTC Hero with the handset going from €99 upwards, although it will be accompanied by a contract agreement and a monthly plan of €29. The HTC Hero will be made available in Spain from next week onwards, while...

Motorola To Develop iDEN Android Phone

06/26/2009, Motorola looks set to be the first company in the world to release an iDEN Android-powered phone currently known as Opus 1. This handset will feature Wi-Fi connectivity with voice supported through iDEN networks. It would be interesting to see just which...

T-Mobile myTouch 3G Landing in August 5? (Javascript Leak)

06/26/2009, We already said that the T-Mobile myTouch 3G will be available for pre-orders on July 8th and will ship to those who pre-ordered on July 29. We also know that the phone will be available in retail store in “early August”. But when in...

Samsung Omnia Runs On Android

06/25/2009, Now this is blasphemy for purists, but others will take to this hack pretty kindly. Samsung’s Omnia is now able to run the Android operating system despite being a Windows Mobile 6.1 handset in the first place. While the Omnia comes with a...

Haier H7 Android Phone

06/17/2009, Haier is currently displaying its first Android handset at CommunicAsia known as the H7. This is the fourth handset that will feature the Android operating system aside from the HTC Dream, Magic and Samsung I7500. Owners of the handset will be pleased to...

Solar-Powered Android Phone

06/17/2009, Android phones are still few and far in between when it comes to the smartphone market, but here we are with ZTE of China announcing that they are working on a solar-powered Android handset. This new model will be launched in Q2 2010, and chances are ZTE...

HTC Magic Hands-On

06/05/2009, Ubergizmo managed to get hold of the HTC Magic and spent a few minutes with this handset that supposedly ironed out the kinks of its predecessor, the HTC G1. For those who think that they might have seen this handset somewhere before, well, that’s...

Eee PC Running On Android

06/01/2009, Behold, an Asus Eee PC that is powered by the Android operating system that is currently on display at Computex Taipei 2009. This operating system is lightweight enough to be used on smaller devices as well as smartphones, and the Eee PC felt rather...

Panasonic Wants To Out Android Phone Outside Of Japan

05/21/2009, Nice to know that Panasonic has plans to introduce a new Android-powered handset in countries other than Japan, according to Keisuke Ishii, director of the Mobile Terminal Business Unit at Panasonic Mobile Communications, who mentioned that “We are...

HTC Magic Offers Microsoft Exchange Support

05/15/2009, Looks like the HTC Magic will boast Microsoft Exchange support, allowing users to synchronize with their Outlook emails, contacts and calendar entries in a hassle-free manner. Just make sure the HTC Magic returns to a power outlet at the end of the day so...

Intel and Nokia Back oFono, An Open-Source Telephony Solution

05/12/2009, oFono is an open source architecture and implementation for GSM/3G mobile telephony. The goal is to get the community to participate in a complete software stack that anyone could subsequently use as long as they abide by the GPL licensing conditions. The...

Android Smartphones Shipments Expected to Jump 900% This Year

05/11/2009, That’s according to Strategy Analytics’s Tom Kang: “We forecast global Android smartphone shipments to grow an impressive 900 percent annually during 2009. The Android mobile operating system from Google gained early traction in the...

DoCoMo HT-03A Android Phone

05/07/2009, Japan has received their first Android-powered phone from DoCoMo known as the HT-03A, and it will run on the Android 1.5 Cupcake. Just in case you wonder why the HT-03A looks so familiar, that is because this is none other than the HTC Magic. Word on the...

HTC Could Work On Android Netbook

05/05/2009, We all know that HTC is famous for their range of Windows Mobile and Android-powered smartphones, but the latest news has it that the Taiwanese company could be working on a Google Android-powered netbook that will be available from T-Mobile, featuring an...