Fox News has announced the availability of its app for Android smartphones.  The free application can be downloaded now from the Android Market and features alerts for breaking news globally and locally,... as well as access to Fox News talk radio programs, videos, and photos

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Today Opera has taken its Opera Mini web browser for Android smartphones out of beta.  Opera Mini 5.1 is expected to offer a richer and better performing web browsing experience while on the go and... now allows users to set Opera Mini as the default browser for surfing the net and also has bolstered page layout on Android devices with with large screens.

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According to Android Central, and ahead of its official launch to the public, Verizon has begun pushing out firmware version 1.13.604 to the Motorola DROID X. No official word on what is included in... the update yet, but it’s a large 8MB file. The DROID X is expected to hit store shelves starting July 15.

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HTC DROID Eris

Reports are coming in that the HTC DROID Eris for Verizon Wireless will get a firmware update shortly. The software update is thought to include several... improvements that include improved audio, enhanced speed dialing, better stabilized Weather widget/app, as well as improvements for Gmail contact syncing, Backup Assistant, Exchange Activesync, and Fa...

A tipster has tipped off the boys over at Engadget and provided them with some information regarding a new level entry Android handset, the Motorola WX445. We are sure that if this comes to fruition,... the name will surely change.  The newly photographed phone looks to sport Android 2.1, a touchscreen and two hardware keys for functionality.  The slab-styled body looks to offer the rounded corners...

Samsung Acclaim for U.S. Cellular

As promised, U.S. Cellular is now offering the Samsung Acclaim Android powered smartphone. Based heavily on Sprint’s Samsung Moment... design, the Acclaim features a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen, a 3 megapixel shooter with LED flash, stereo Bluetooth for wireless headsets, WiFi, and Android 2.1 Eclair.  Th...

Samsung Vibrant

Through a tweet on its Twitter account, T-Mobile USA confirmed July 15 as the official availability date of its Samsung Galaxy S variant, the Vibrant. ... In response to a question from on of its followers, T-Mobile responded with:

@turbosix The Samsung Vibrant will be available beginning in July 15. :) ^JH

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Head on over to Radio Shack to pre-order T-Mobile’s latest Android 2.1 smartphone, the Samsung Vibrant. Pre-orders taken before July 18 will receive a $50 Radio Shack gift card as well. The... Vibrant is priced at $199.99 with a two-year service agreement and $30/mo minimum data plan. For those looking to buy the handset outright, $499.99 is the going rate. Pre-orders will ship on July 2...

The recently announced, and soon to be available, Samsung Captivate has hit the air waves.  A new promo video from Samsung shows off the smartphone’s gorgeous 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen... display along with some of its many other capabilities, including entertainment and social networking.

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Acer A1 Liquid

The Liquid A1, Acer’s first Android device, now has an available firmware upgrade that will take it from Android 1.6 to 2.1 Eclair.  The smartphone... offers a speedy 768 Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, a large and colorful 3.5-inch 480×800 touchscreen display, 3G,WiFi, and Bluetooth connectivity, and a 5-megapixel shooter. Head to Acer’s we...