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Motorola Cliq hands-on: it’s Motorola’s best shot in a while

09/10/2009, After spending some time and getting a demo of the Cliq, here are out first impressions: Like many Android phones, the Cliq is fast and it is clearly the best smartphone that Motorola has built in a long while. The social networking integration is well...

RAmos T11 running on Android

08/23/2009, The RAmos T11 portable media player which will be powered by Texas Instrument’s Ti TMS320DM640 DaVinci chipset looks set to run on Google’s Android operating system, where it will feature a 5″ display at 800 x 480 resolution. After all,...

Dell Mini 3i specifications unveiled

08/13/2009, Looks like we have finally laid hands on Dell’s latest Mini 3i smartphone that will be heading towards China. It has been hailed as launch-ready, so brace yourselves for the following specifications :- Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE class 12 Size: 68.6cc...

Motorola Sholes to run on Android 2.0

08/12/2009, Motorola’s Sholes smartphone has yet to be released, and we have another rumor that could potentially run on the Android 2.0 operating system. Dubbed “Eclair” by Google, this version of the smartphone operating system could actually make...

Motorola Morrison release date spotted

08/03/2009, You’ve seen (blurry) images of the Motorola Morrison, and now we have gotten hold of its release date, where T-Mobile’s system points toward an October 21st release. That’s just a couple of months away, and while pricing details have yet...

iRiver working on Android powered media player

07/31/2009, Word on the street has it that iRiver is currently developing a new portable media player that will be powered by Google’s Android operating system, and this device is touted to tackle the high and mighty iPod touch. Apparently, this unconfirmed...

iPhone and other phones could be hacked via SMS

07/30/2009, At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, Charlie Miller and Collin Mulliner will present their findings about a possible SMS vulnerability present on many platforms, including the iPhone, Android and Windows Mobile. Apparently, most of the SMS...

Motorola Introduces Motodev Kit Targeting Android Developers

07/24/2009, Motorola has just released its latest Motodev kit that enables developers to obtain early access to tools and programs, allowing such folks to gain an early lead when it comes to developing and programming new applications for Motorola’s future...

Beyond Radio Technology Offers Android Phone In China

07/23/2009, It is interesting to note that while Haier and Huawei have previously announced their intention to release Android phones in China, it took unknown Beyond Radio Technology Ltd. from Shenzen to roll out their Android phone, beating the two more colorful...

Sony Ericsson Rachael Confirmed

07/21/2009, Earlier this month, the first photos of the Rachael touch phone from Sony Ericsson surfaced. Expansys has published detailed (but partial) specifications of the handset under the XPERIA name, but with the photo of the device known as Rachael. Here are the...

Affordable Android Handset Coming

07/09/2009, Rockchip Electronics Company is but a MP4 chip supplier from Fuzhou, China, but that doesn’t mean they will just maintain status quo with their line of products, right? Well, they are about to delve into the world of Androids with a trio of mobile...

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...