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LG GT540

02/15/2010, [MWC 2010] We have seen the LG GT540 when it was launched at CES in January, but no official pricing was disclosed at the time. Targeted to the first-time smartphone users, the Android-powered LG GT540 is optimized for entertainment and social web usage...

Huawei U8800 is first 3G/HSPA+ Android handset

02/15/2010, [MWC 2010] Huawei breaks new ground with their brand new U8800 which is touted to be the first 3G/HSPA+ Android handset in the market, capable of offering download speeds of up to 14Mbps – assuming your telco network supports it, of course. Expect...

HP Airlife 100 runs off Android OS

02/12/2010, HP’s latest effort in the world of mobile computing has resulted in the new Airlife 100 that is powered by Google’s Android operating system, where it has a Snapdragon processor (this is yet to be confirmed) running underneath the hood,...

HTC Bravo Hitting Orange In March?

02/10/2010, We’ve previously mentioned that the HTC Bravo might be available in March 2010, though it was speculated to be available on T-Mobile UK. Now a supposedly leaked picture showing the HTC Bravo being available on Orange has surfaced. Of course, it...

Acer E110 And P300 Cell Phones Discovered

02/10/2010, With HTC bombarding the market with Android phones, sometimes it’s easy to forget that there are other players in the market too. It seems that Acer is gearing up to release its E110 and P300 phones sometime soon, both of which will be manufactured...

More HTC Legend Pictures And Specs

02/09/2010, It seems that more pictures of the upcoming HTC Legend have surfaced, with the latest showing the phone’s love for aluminum, though there seems to be a black plastic at the bottom, probably for the antenna to get a better signal. Specifications of...

T-Mobile myTouch 3G To Get 3.5mm Audio Jack Soon?

02/07/2010, 3.5mm audio jacks are something important that manufacturers always like to skimp on, fortunately, HTC looks like it’s going to offer a 3.5mm audio jack on the upcoming myTouch 3G for T-Mobile. This phone should be available in limited quantities...

Fingerprint identification coming to Android smartphones

02/05/2010, Sagem Wireless have teamed up with UPEK to bring Android-powered smartphones sometime later this year which will feature fingerprint identification capabilities, although this function will also be extended to other devices from Sagem Wireless apart from...

First Samsung Bada OS Phone Due In March

02/04/2010, Details of Samsung’s upcoming Bada OS aren’t as abundant as Google’s Android or Symbian, but Samsung is busy working on its previously mentioned Bada OS, and the company certainly seems confident about it. In a recent update,...

Bluebird AutoID PDA runs on Android

02/04/2010, We haven’t seen the name Bluebird grace our pages since 2008 (gee, has it been that long already?) where they rolled out a Windows Mobile 6 Pro-powered device, but fast forward a couple of years and you get the AutoID PDA which no longer favors...

Samsung Galaxy i7500 to get Android 2.1 in Q2

02/04/2010, Samsung’s first Android handset, the Galaxy i7500, shipped with Android 1.5 and will be getting the Android 2.1 update sometime in the second quarter of the year, according to Samsung Poland’s confirmation of the upgrade. This would mean the...

Motorola Devour to arrive on Verizon

02/03/2010, Verizon Wireless will be offering the Motorola Devour Android-powered handset which ought to keep socialites happy thanks to its Happenings Widget that can push social networking updates directly onto the 3.1″ capacitive touchscreen display, while...

Android Figurines Are Coming

02/02/2010, Android love is spreading all the around the world. Are you a big enough fan to get an Android figurine on your desktop? Well, Dyzplastic has teamed up with the folks over at Google and are coming up with a limited run series of 12 differently themed...

Alcatel Android Phone Leaked

02/01/2010, You might not see too many Alcatel phones at your local store, but here’s one to remind you that they still make interesting phones. If you mistakenly thought that it was a Palm Pre, you’ll be forgiven, as it certainly looks like it ripped the...