AT&T announces launch dates for Pantech Pocket, Samsung Doubletime and Captivate Glide
Good news AT&T subscribers, if you were looking forward to more affordable Android offerings, the carrier has recently tweeted that they would be offering three new Android handsets come 20th of November in the form of the Pantech Pocket, Samsung Doubletime and Captivate Glide.
Huawei Deuce dual SIM Android smartphone lands in Australia
For those living in Australia and who carry more than one SIM card, they are in for a treat as Huawei has launched “The Deuce”, which they claim is the first Android smartphone to feature dual SIM capabilities, although based on its specs that’s pretty much all the phone is able to boast about itself.
Hugo Boss edition of the Samsung Galaxy Ace for the brand conscious
So we know that LG from time to time works with luxury fashion brand Prada for their phones, but now it looks like Samsung wants to get in on the luxury brand bandwagon as well with the Samsung Galaxy Ace Hugo Boss version. In terms of design, the handset has been revised slightly to give off a more luxurious feel, and as you can see, it also sports the Hugo […]
Cutepad Z7 is an affordable tablet
Some may not appreciate China’s efforts at putting out pirated products or imitation devices, but for the most part these devices tend to lean towards the cheaper side, allowing those on a budget to experience the technology that the rest of us are enjoying, and the Cutepad Z7 is not different.
Huawei M835 Sanctioned by tokidoki arriving on MetroPCS
While MetroPCS may not be the bigger or most popular carrier in the US, they have recently introduced the Huawei M835 Sanctioned by tokidoki. For those unfamiliar, Huawei is a device manufacturer who is known for putting out budget-friendly handsets and tablets, while tokidoki is a Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand founded in Los Angeles, whose products feature designs similar to the one in the photo above.
ViewSonic unveils V430 Android smartphone
If brand names like Samsung, LG, Motorola or HTC don’t appeal to you, ViewSonic has just announced their third Android handset (after the ViewPad 4 and the V350). If you’re not willing to drop a lot of cash for a new smartphone, then perhaps the ViewSonic V430 might be something worth checking out.
Huawei Impulse 4G announced by AT&T
Budget-friendly devices are always welcome, and should be able to do away with the issue of smartphone envy among friends. Well, the good news is that if you’re on the lookout for a budget smartphone with HSPA+ connectivity, AT&T has the solution for you with the Huawei Impulse 4G.
AT&T's Motorola Flipside finally receive Android 2.2 Froyo
While the rest of the (Android-powered smartphone) world moves onwards with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, it is rather disappointing to know that some handsets are still stuck in the old era – case in point, the Motorola Flipside from AT&T that kept on running Eclair – which is version 2.1 of Android. At long last, AT&T has finally rolled out a 40MB update for the Motorola Flipside – to hit Android […]
Google Video arrives on Froyo and Gingerbread devices
Google Video was launched awhile ago for Android tablets, and now it looks like it’s finally made its way to smaller Android devices. Google has released a new update to the Google Videos app that brings the video rental service to Android smartphones. No longer will users have to lug around their 10″ tablet just to catch up on their favorite movies – just using their smartphones will do.The app […]
Froyo for Samsung Continuum leaks
Remember the other Galaxy S phone that was released on Verizon? No not the Fascinate, the other one. The special variant that was released with an extra tiny display under the main screen? In case you haven’t gotten the answer yet – it’s the Continuum we’re talking about. While just when we thought Samsung/Verizon has forgotten about it, a very special update for the phone has managed to leak onto […]
Vinci tablet for toddlers now up for pre-order
We’re not sure why exactly parents would want to buy a tablet for their toddler, but if you have $389 to spare then perhaps Rullingnet’s Vinci tablet which made its debut in January could be a tablet worth considering for your child.
Panasonic's e-reader Raboo UT-PB1 is now official
A couple of weeks back we reported that Panasonic had revealed their very own ebook reader that they were aiming to launch in Japan, and that they also partnered up with popular Japanese online retailer Rakuten, who will be supplying the books. Well if you’re living in Japan, good news as the device is now official and it will be making its way to Japanese consumers on the 10th of […]
Panasonic to launch e-book/tablet hybrid in Japan
Thanks to Panasonic, consumers in Japan will be getting an e-book reader/tablet hybrid that has been specially designed for the Japanese market in mind. The e-book/tablet hybrid will be getting its source of e-books from Rakuten, which is a leading online shopping mall operator in Japan, who in turn will be distributing e-books from booklista Co., which is a joint venture established by Sony and Toppan Printing Co.
How durable is the Kyocera Echo?
When the Kyocera Echo was released, it proved to be quite a revolutionary device in terms of smartphones, as it was the first dual-screened smartphone, and even more impressive because Kyocera wasn’t exactly known for their smartphones. The device however has had its hits and misses, with some users ending up frustrated with the interface and also reports that battery life was far from stellar, to the point where a […]
Tag Heuer's $6,700 Alligator Skin Android Offering
Every now and then we come across a Vertu phone, which basically exudes luxury. However apart from its luxurious offerings, such as the use of precious metals and rare stones in its construction, Vertu devices rarely bring anything else to the table. It looks like they may have chosen the “form over functionality” path. Tag Heuer’s offering however, does offer something that resembles functionality, in the form of an Android […]
Majority of Android devices are on version 2.2
If you want to know what version of Android the majority of people are using nowadays, the answer is Froyo. According to some data collected over the past 14 days – 65.9% of people who accessed the Android Market were using Android 2.2. The second highest amount of users was for Android 2.1 at 24.5%. Android 3.0 or better known as Honeycomb makes up only 0.3% of the results. It’s […]
ViewSonic ViewPad 10 gets Android update
The dual-operating system tablet from ViewSonic, the ViewPad 10 has just received an update that brings its outdated Android operating system from 1.5 to a not-so-outdated version 2.2. The tablet that gives users the best of both worlds – a mobile tablet experience with Android and a productive workspace with Windows 7, now has more features on its Android-side of the tablet. With the Froyo update, users will be able […]
Motorola DEFY receives Froyo update
Yesterday we had the Samsung Fascinate, completing the lineup of American Galaxy S phones with Froyo. Today we have another phone joining the ranks of Android 2.2 – this time it’s the Motorola DEFY on T-Mobile. The Motorola DEFY is one of the sturdiest and most rugged Android phones around but it has been crippled mainly due to its operating system, Android 2.1. Today it gets a new breath of […]
Verizon Samsung Fascinate finally gets Froyo
It’s been almost a year since Android 2.2, better known as Froyo, was released to the world. Most of the phones that were supposed to get the update have already received it, some much earlier than others. But there was one phone that was infamous for not getting the update despite promises of the update arriving used on its promotional materials, and that phone is the Samsung Galaxy S – […]
T-Mobile myTouch Slide 3G receives Android 2.2 Froyo update
Long time suffering owners of the myTouch Slide 3G smartphone from T-Mobile will no longer need to look far into the horizon, keeping their fingers crossed that their smartphone will be able to receive a software update to the Android operating system, and soon. After all, T-Mobile has just announced the availability of Android 2.2 Froyo for the Slide 3G – albeit a manual one, which means you will have […]