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A new EVO-styled HTC leaks, 8 megapixel camera and kickstand await at the back

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This HTC fella is rumored the have everything that EVO 4G and Desire HD have, and even more. It wears the Nexus One clothes and comes with an awesome kickstand.

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Nokia N8 on pre-order in China, bundled with the coolest Bluetooth headset

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The Nokia N8 is available on pre-order in China right now. It’s available in two bundle deals with headphones, car charger and the chance to win egg-shaped speakers. And while we’re on the topic of N8, we’ve got a demo video of the its email prowess…

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World record in fast texting broken, 160 characters typed in 25.94 seconds on a Galaxy S

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Yesterday a 27-year-old British lady broke the world record in fast typing on a mobile phone, typing 160 characters in just under 26 seconds. Using a Swype-enabled Samsung I9000 Galaxy S Melissa Thompson managed to better the previous best achievement by 9.6 seconds.

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HTC Aria pays us a visit, still trying to tell it apart from the HD mini (Updated!)

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Shhh… The “La donna e mobile” aria is about to start. By which I mean, we just got the HTC Aria and we’re on to unboxing the little fella. We somehow missed how the Aria went from AT&T USA only handset to a worldwide phone, but here it is in our hands – a genuine quad-band Android smartphone with dual-band “Euro” 3G support all in a mini form factor.

But we digress. Here’s what this Android loving HTC HD mini look-alike has to offer…
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Vodafone HTC Desire to get the Froyo treatment tomorrow

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Good news for all HTC Desire owners in Vodafone. Tomorrow their devices will start getting Froyo updates over-the-air.

The Android 2.2 Froyo deployment will happen gradually over a period of two weeks. The update campaign starts tomorrow and will end on 5 September.
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Dell Thunder prototypes previewed, liked, still no official announcement

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Remember the Dell Thunder and the other weather-themed droids that leaked in April? The Thunder even starred in a video. No, it’s not official yet but it already has its first preview…

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Rumored Samsung Galaxy U cuts screen size down to 3.7 inches, will stay in South Korea for now

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Another day, another Galaxy phone from Samsung. This one is called the Samsung Galaxy U and it should be announced next week in South Korea. Would you be surprised if I told you it runs Android, has a 1GHz processor, an AMOLED screen and a 5MP camera with 720p video capture? Of course, you wouldn’t…

Update: It’s official and the specs check out. It will be available on LG U+ (formerly LG Telecom), though there’s nothing on the price/availability front.

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HTC Desire HD spotted on Amazon UK, could be what’s coming on 15 September

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Blink and you’ll miss it – Amazon UK had HTC Ace/Desire HD listed for sale (actually it was “temporarily out of stock”). It was a slip up, which they quickly corrected, but it does confirm the name and gives us a price point too…

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HTC will announce something on September 15 in London, is it the Desire Z or Desire HD?

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HTC are prepping a surprise for September 15 in London. It’s probably an announcement for new phone(s), but which one(s) is it?

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Motorola Droid 2 R2-D2 edition and X-Wing GPS app redefine awesome

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Finally! Here comes something to make up for the presence of Jar Jar Binks in the first three episodes of Star Wars. We’ve got the first shot of the R2-D2 limited edition of the Motorola Droid 2 and an incredibly cool app to go with it.

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Samsung Epic 4G for Sprint coming August 31, brings QWERTY and WiMAX along

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The Samsung Epic 4G will be available at the end of the month – it’s the first Galaxy S phone with a hardware QWERTY keyboard and WiMAX connectivity. Plus it packs all the goodies characteristic for Galaxy S, 4” SuperAMOLED and all…

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Dell Streak launches on AT&T this Friday, a day early for those who pre-ordered

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The big phone/small tablet Dell Streak finally has a launch date for AT&T. It’s been on pre-order since late July and if you’ve signed up for that you’d be able to snatch it a day early…

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Motorola Droid Froyo update starts making its way OTA

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Rejoice Droid users! Even though Motorola already released its successor, the Americans haven’t forgotten about the original Droid. It’s getting a fresh new software update as we speak, bringing all the goodness of Froyo 2.2 to the QWERTY-packing slider.

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Motorola DROID 2 unleashed, hits the Verizon Wireless stores on August 12

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After DROID comes DROID 2. Logical, huh? Motorola’s newest Android-powered smartphone, the DROID 2, has already made several public appearances without its parents’ permission so it was high time that the company finally announced it officially.

As a matter of fact, Motorola’s press release (see the source link) reveals much less than the numerous leaks starring DROID 2.

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Nokia N8 goes on pre-order in Germany as well, quite pricey yet again

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Nokia fans in one more country can now go to the company’s web page and pre-order the upcoming Nokia N8. However, once again, the device is priced higher than promised.

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