Motorola Morrison?

A blog named Mini Suit has posted what it claims to be a live photo of the Motorola Morrison, a QWERTY keyboard slider phone that is supposedly running... the Android OS.

The post says very little of the device in the photo, and the author doesn’t seem to be that sure of himself, either.

In any case, we can see what appears to be a trac...

According to a tweet on by the official T-Mobile UK twitter account, the carrier’s next Android based smartphone will be called the G1Touch.  I think this is a very odd name, considering that... the original G1 was also touch capable, but I guess that’s why I’m not in marketing.

We don’t know if the device will be the new Huawei device recently announced or if it will...

IDG News reporter Owen Fletcher is reporting that Huawei officials have said that the newly announced Huawei U8230 Android phone will go on sale with T-Mobile networks in Europe during Q3 of this year.

The... phone is expected to have a 3.5-inch display, a 3.2 megapixel camera, and work on a Qualcomm chipset.  Huawei said that it will support UMTS 3G connections, as well

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CNET Crave has posted a brief story on an Android based smartphone mockup that Haier is showing at CommunicAsia in Singapore.  Haier claims that the device will have a 2.8-inch touchscreen display,... an FM radio, a 2 megapixel camera, GPS, as well as WiFi and Bluetooth.

Haier H7 - Photo by Leonard Goh of CNET Asia

From the photo of the mockup we can also see t...

Quoting those popular “people familiar with the matter,” the Wall Street Journal is saying that T-Mobile USA is going to launch its second Google Android based smartphone next week.  The... paper is saying that the phone will be known as the “myTouch 3G”, which is what we have been expecting for some time.

The new device is basically a rebadged HTC Magic, which Vodafone...

It appears that Garmin-ASUS is giving up on the Garmin developed flavor of the Linux operating system in favor of Android.  The company’s G60 smartphone uses a custom build of Linux from before... Garmin and ASUS joined forces.  Since then, it has announced an intent to develop Android smartphones in addition to its Windows Mobile smartphones.

Garmin-ASUS’ Hektor Tung told CNET that...

Google has released a new version of Gmail for Android (and iPhone).  The new app features faster auto-completion for addresses on all phones, and supports keyboard shortcuts on Android devices with... a physical keyboard.

So G1 users, you have keyboard shortcuts.  The rest of you?  You just get faster email address auto-completion only.

Google did mention that it did a major overhaul...

DIY Android Home Energy Monitor

Moto Labs, part of cell phone manufacturer Motorola’s R&D efforts, posted late last month about an Android-based home power use... monitoring system it has developed.  In a nutshell, the system runs Android and uses external wireless cameras to take photographs of a home’s power meters, uploads the photos to Flickr.com, and...

Android is sad

According to Digitimes, Acer chairman JT Wang has said that Acer’s upcoming Android powered netbook computers will actually ship with both Android... and Windows pre-loaded in a dual-boot configuration.

To me, that seems to imply that they aren’t going to put as much effort into tweaking Android for netbooks as they could.  At least n...