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T-Mobile Announces Galaxy S II but Doesn’t Have a Date or Price Yet

Well that’s just awesome.  We’ve waited for months on end for the U.S. carriers to announce their respective iterations of the Galaxy S II and then we’re hung out to dry by at least one of them.  T-Mobile is the first carrier to shoot out a press release for the handset tonight, acknowledging the phone but promising additional details in the coming weeks.  Yeah, you heard that right.  There  [Read More…]

Android continues to grow, now makes up 42% of US smartphone market

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Earlier this morning, comScore released their quarterly report of the US smartphone market for the three month period ending July 31. The report measures market share across three segments of the mobile market: manufacturers, platform (operating system) and service use.

 

Manufacturers

When it comes to cell phone manufacturers for both smartphones and non-smartphones, Samsung continued to hold the lead with 25.5%, up 1% from the period ending April 2011. LG and  [Read More…]

Full Specs and Images for Sprint Epic 4G Touch Surface Hours Before Galaxy S II Event

We’ve gone from months and weeks down to days and, now, hours.  Samsung is in New York this evening, ready to pull the curtain back on the U.S. versions of the Galaxy S II.  Fortunately for us, someone has already started peeking behind the curtain.  The full list of hardware and software specs has leaked online today for Sprint’s iteration, the Epic 4G Touch.  Not only that, but we’ve  [Read More…]

Uncrating the Droid Bionic Droid Does code

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The Motorola Droid Bionic. Perhaps you’ve heard of it. And perhaps you’ve heard of the little — or not so little — Droid Does campaign that’s just getting going in earnest. We were sent a case (along with BGR, Boing Boing and Joystiq) containing … well, containing a code to help unlock the Droid Does video … and containing something else.

Youtube link for mobile viewing

So,  [Read More…]

Review: Classic Notes for Android

If you haven’t heard of Classic Notes by Fluffy Delusions, you’re definitely missing out. Classic Notes is the most functional, usable, versatile app I’ve ever come across, and that’s saying something. It allows the user to take notes and make to-do lists, as well as a host of other things. 

These include:

Dictionary Conversions  [Read More…]

Sprint’s confirms Samsung Galaxy S II as Epic 4G Touch

The Samsung Galaxy S II will make its way to Sprint soon as the Epic 4G Touch. The follow-up to Sprint’s original Galaxy S will continue the trend of a powerful phone with excellent specs, it will do so without the use of a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

The Epic 4G Touch is an all touchscreen phone (duh) with a 4.5 inch Super AMOLED Plus  [Read More…]

Galaxy S II Announced for Sprint, T-Mobile, and AT&T

The wait is over and the Galaxy S II has been finally announced for U.S carriers.  Sprint will be the first provider to offer the device to its customers, making it available for $ 199 on September 16th.  AT&T and T-Mobile have their own versions coming however neither carrier is ready to commit to a date or price.  There are some specs that are universal across the three  [Read More…]

Huawei Honor Spied, Could be European Flagship Model

Huawei might not be a major player in the Android industry just yet but that won’t stop them from trying.  The Chinese handset maker routinely releases entry-level and mid-range devices that have a broad market appeal but typically do not put out anything in the upper echelon.  That looks to be changing now as a new model, the Honor, has been spotted in the wilds bearing some high-end hardware.

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Leaked document reveals souped-up HTC Sensation Beats Limited Edition

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If you already own the HTC Sensation, you may not want to read the rest of this post. Our good friend Scott from AndroidGuys has come across a leaked document which shows off details of a new HTC Sensation Limited Edition. The new phone will be equipped with an upgraded 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm 8260 processor, 4GB of internal storage and very respectable 1,730mAh battery. In addition to the nice spec bump,  [Read More…]