Sprint To Drop Price Of Samsung Galaxy Tab To $200

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According to a report from Engadget, Sprint is gearing up to take a huge chunk off the price of their Android 2.2-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab. Evidence suggests that Sprint will be chopping the price down to a measly $199.99 with a new two-year contract, a full $100 off the current asking price of $299.99. The […]

Sprint Kyocera Echo Now Available For Pre-Order

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We told you this back during CTIA but in case you forgot, Sprint’s dual-screened Android device (the first Android dual-screen device), the Kyocera Echo, is now available for pre-order and it will cost you $199.99 on a new two year contract. Pre-orderers will have to wait a little bit for their handset to ship though, […]

Samsung Mesmerize Android 2.2 Update Now Available

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Today is not a good day to be a Samsung Fascinate owner over on Verizon, but a good day to be a Samsung Mesmerize owner on U.S. Cellular. A couple of days ago, Sprint rolled out the Android 2.2 Froyo update to its Galaxy S device, the Samsung Epic 4G. Only this wasn’t the first time […]

T-Mobile Shows Off New Android Samsung Sidekick 4G


After announcing the new Android-powered Samsung-made Sidekick 4G, T-Mobile is showing off what the carrier is dubbing its first touchscreen Sidekick complete with a new sliding mechanism rather than the pop and rotating slider of old. The device will utilize the same Samsung 1 GHz single-core Hummingbird CPU that’s found on devices like the Galaxy […]

Sprint Announces Dual-Screen Kyocera Echo Launching April 17


Sprint will be making its dual-screen Android smartphone called the Kyocera Echo available for purchase on April 17th, a month after Verizon debuts its hyped HTC Thunderbolt 4G smartphone. The Kyocera will retail for $199.99 on a two-year service agreement. Eager customers who want to be among the first to take advantage of the dual-screen […]

HTC Thunderbolt: Verizon Puts Up Thunder Tracker

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Are you ready for 4G LTE to hit HTC’s Android smartphone? If you are and are itching to grab an HTC Thunderbolt, Verizon Wireless is featuring a page on its website for you to track thunder and is promoting it on its homepage. The device is expected to launch on St. Patrick’s Day in the U.S. […]

T-Mobile Announces Samsung Sidekick 4G

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After months of confirmation and speculations, T-Mobile USA finally resurrects the Sidekick brand to announce the Android-powered Samsung-made Sidekick 4G, doing away with proprietary data servers managed by Microsoft through that company’s acquisition of Danger, provider of the Danger OS on the original Sidekicks of yore. The new Samsung-made Sidekick will be powered by Samsung’s […]

Images of HTC Incredible S Leaked as Verizon Incredible 2


It looks like the HTC Incredible S, which was announced at Mobile World Congress, will be making its appearance Stateside as the Verizon Wireless HTC Incredible 2. The largest U.S. carrier had carried the original HTC Incredible as part of its Droid brand. Based on the specs and leaks on AndroidSPIN, it appears that Verizon […]

WiFi-Only Samsung Galaxy Tab Rumored for April 4th Release


The WiFi-only edition of Samsung’s 7-inch Android 2.2 Froyo tablet with the company’s proprietary TouchWiz UI is slated to come on April 4th with a price tag of $400 according to a leak. The tablet, which is smaller than the iPad–about half the size of the display area of the iPad, will cost about $100 […]

Hulu Plus Launching Soon for Select Android 2.2 Smartphones


Hulu Plus, a staple of the few streaming video apps on iOS, is coming soon to select Android devices. Though a specific launch date wasn’t specified, Engadget reported that one of its readers had spotted the Hulu Plus service on a Google Samsung Nexus S smartphone, which runs Android 2.3. The image found on Hulu’s […]

HTC Incredible S to Succeed Droid Incredible on Verizon?

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A recently leaked inventory listing on Verizon Wireless’s internal system shows that the carrier is poised to carry the Droid Incredible 2, the successor to the popular Droid Incredible made by HTC. Given that HTC had recently announced a larger screen Incredible S, there is speculation that the Incredible S may arrive on the U.S. […]

HTC Blesses AT&T Aria with Android 2.2 Froyo Upgrade

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HTC has finally released the Android 2.2 Froyo upgrade. The HTC Aria is a smaller entry-level handset with HTC’s proprietary HTC Sense user interface on top of the Android operating system. Unlike the trend with most Android handsets with 3.7-inch screens and larger, the Aria maintains a more compact 3.2-inch HVGA display. Though HVGA is […]

Sprint Outlines Fixes for Epic 4G Android 2.2 Update Issues


With the Samsung Epic 4G, a 3G/4G multi-mode Android Galaxy S variant for the Sprint Now Network, having just received its Android 2.2 upgrade from Android 2.1, some users are reporting that they are experiencing calendar synchronization, connectivity, and SD card problems. If you have the Epic 4G and are experiencing any of those issues […]

HTC Incredible S Goes On Sale Early


Despite the debacle with Best Buy over the release date of the HTC Thunderbolt 4G LTE smartphone for Verizon Wireless in the U.S., HTC is finding better reception in the UK mobile market as online retailer mobiles.co.uk will be offering the HTC Incredible S, which had debuted at Mobile World Congress, starting today. The handset, […]

Android 2.2 Froyo Update Now Available for AT&T-Branded Dell Streak 5 Tablet


The AT&T version Dell Streak 5, a 5-inch tablet-smartphone hybrid from Dell, is finally getting its upgrade to Android 2.2 Froyo, up from Android 1.6. While Dell has been offering the Android 2.2 Froyo upgrade on various variants of the 5-inch Dell Streak, the AT&T-locked and branded device is finally getting its treatment to Android […]

Fujitsu Shows Off Dual-Screen Phone/Tablet Concepts

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At Mobile World Congress, Fujitsu showed off two dual-screen phone concepts, that can be used as a ‘tablet’ with both screens. Interest in dual-screen devices have grown since Sprint had introduced the Kyocera Echo as that class of device not only provides more screen area in a compact form factor when folded into a single […]

Galaxy S 4G Coming Next Tuesday for $149 on Contract


It looks like T-Mobile USA, the nation’s fourth largest wireless carrier, has made the Vibrant Galaxy S successor–the Galaxy S 4G–official at Mobile World Congress. The evolutionary upgrade to the Galaxy S lineup will support the carrier’s faster 21 Mbps HSPA+ network that it is promoting as a 4G standard. In a Twitter post, T-Mobile […]

Kyocera Echo Brings Truly Efficient Android Multitasking to Sprint


While I had incorrectly predicted the arrival of the HTC Arrive for Sprint, the carrier did manage to bring–as advertised–an industry first with the Kyocera Echo, the world’s first dual-screen Android smartphone, which brings with it not only increased screen real estate to browse your favorite webpages and view your favorite photos, but also much […]