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…
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.
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.
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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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.
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…
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?
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.