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Android based “Yahoo Phone” coming to SoftBank in Japan

08/18/2011, The Yahoo search engine is apparently Japan’s biggest website, and Japan’s third largest carrier, SoftBank, is Yahoo Japan’s largest shareholder, which is why it is not surprising to find out that SoftBank subscribers will be able to get their hands...

T-Mobile G-Slate Android 3.1 update locks bootloader

08/18/2011, While users are usually more than excited when it comes to getting new updates for their mobile devices, it looks like T-Mobile G-Slate customers might not fall into that camp this time around. Despite the many improvements that the latest Android 3.1...

Firefox for Android updated

08/17/2011, While Mozilla has been praised for creating one of the most popular web browsers for desktop computers, it hasn’t been doing too well on the mobile front, with many critics and users unhappy with the Firefox browser for Android. The app was said to...

AT&T LG Thrill 4G delayed again

08/17/2011, Looking forward to getting your hands on the LG Thrill 4G? We’ve got some bad news for you – the phone’s release has been delayed – again. Originally scheduled to arrive this weekend on August 21st, the release date of the Android smartphone...

HTC Ruby to be renamed Amaze 4G?

08/16/2011, Remember the HTC Ruby that had its specs and pictures leaked recently? Well, more details about the phone have surfaced, and it turns out that the Ruby is going to be the new flagship device of T-Mobile, and it will be renamed to HTC Amaze 4G. Judging by...

New Swype now supports gestures

08/16/2011, If you’re a Swype user, we’ve got some great news for you. A new version of the alternative Android keyboard is on the way, and it packs a bunch of new improvements that will no doubt please its fans. One of the new additions to Swype is the...

Oppo X903 Android smartphone looks sleek

08/16/2011, While China isn’t exactly known for creating original products when it comes to their own design, once in awhile we’ll be surprised at the devices they can come up with. Case in point, Oppo’s first ever smartphone, the X903. Running on...

Droid X Gingerbread update fix released

08/15/2011, Do you remember the Gingerbread update for the Droid X that was released not too long ago? Well, instead of just upgrading the phone to Android Gingerbread, it introduced host of new problems to the phone as well. It’s been quite awhile now, but...

Samsung halts Galaxy Tab 10.1 TouchWiz update

08/15/2011, Whatever happened to the good ol’ days when updates just worked and didn’t cause problems for your devices? It sure seems like phones and tablets are constantly getting bricked – and we’re talking about official updates here!...

Moogle and the Future of Mobile

08/15/2011, This morning, we covered the unexpected acquisition of Motorola Mobility by Google for $12B, which is a huge premium (60%+) compared to the market value of Motorola Mobile on the previous day. Mobile technology is currently THE hot business topic with...

HTC Droid Incredible to get Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread tomorrow?

08/15/2011, Great news to all users of the HTC Droid Incredible, Verizon has announced that it will be releasing the update to Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread. Considering that this phone isn’t exactly new (it already has a successor released), loyal Incredible users...

Saygus VPhone is back

08/15/2011, Back in 2009, the Saygus VPhone made an appearance and at that time it was believed to be one of the more powerful Android devices around, but then it promptly vanished back into development, never to be heard from or seen again, at least until now.

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

08/15/2011, This morning, Google has announced that it will acquire Motorola Mobility for $12B, which is a huge premium (60%+). This move is somewhat unexpected as it drastically changes Google’s position relative to other handset manufacturers who use...