Taiwanese electronics manufacturer BenQ announced earlier today that it plans to put out an Android powered smartphone and possibly an Android powered netbook next year.  The announcement was reported... by IDG News’ Dan Nysted:

The company hopes to market an Android-based smartphone next year, a BenQ representative said, as it attempts to rebuild its name in mobile phones. A netbook based o...

General Mobile DSTL1 dual-SIM support

Earlier today General Mobile sent us a bunch of screen shots from its DSTL1 Android powered smartphone.  While the pictures don’t... show any 3rd party applications running, you can see how the Android OS itself looks on the WQVGA (240×400 pixel) display that the device uses, as opposed to the half-VGA (480×320 pixel) displays u...

T-Mobile USA said that its next Android based phone would be available in “early summer”, it seems that the company is going to spill the beans sometime before then.  According to a mocoNews... interview of T-Mobile USA’s Cole Brodman, the company’s chief technical officer, T-Mobile will unveil its next Android phone this month (June, 2009). 

In the interview Brodman wouldn&...

HTC has sent out invitations for a June 24 press event in London.  While we sort out exactly who from the MobileBurn/AndroidAuthority clan is going, everybody is speculating over what device or devices... will be launched.

Of course a lot of people are pulling for a new Android smartphone, and the HTC Hero would seem to be the likely suspect if that is indeed the case.  But, to be honest, we reall...

From the Computex show in Taiwan, IDG’s Dan Nystedt is reporting that Garmin-ASUS has said that it should have its first Android powered smartphone on the market by the end of Q1, 2010.  It was... also noted that an ASUS executive mentioned that the device could actually come out before Q1.

Garmin-ASUS is a co-development venture between GPS manufacturer Garmin and electronics manufacturer...

HTC Magic coming to T-Mobile USA this summer?

We received a brief note from T-Mobile USA today highlighting the successes that it has had with the Android platform so... far, and talking a wee bit about its next Android powered device.

For starters, T-Mo has said that it has sold over 1 million T-Mobile G1 (HTC Dream) smartphones in the U.S. since its launch l...

In a bit of an unexpected turn of events, Acer announced that it will start offering Android based netbooks in Q3 of this year – before it gets Android based smartphones out the door.

Acer’s... Jim Wong was quoted by Reuters as saying the following at the Computex show in Taiwan:

“Today’s netbooks are not close to perfection at all. In two years, it will all be very different.  If w...

Today Acer issued a press release announcing that it has officially joined the Open Handset Alliance.  The OHA is the organization founded by Google and others that supports the Linux based Android... smartphone operating system.

Acer also said in the announcement that it expects to launch Android based devices in the fourth quarter of this year.  The full press release is available after...

According to the IDG News Service, Qualcomm has begun showing off an ASUS Eee PC netbook that is running on a new Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU with the Android OS at the Computex show today in Taiwan.

Qualcomm... is calling the device a “smartbook.”  The device is larger than a smartphone, of course, yet smaller than a typical netbook since Qualcomm’s compact 1GHz Snapdragon CPU requires no fans or heat...

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It seems that a good percentage of folks on T-Mobile USA’s network have received their automatic over-the-air Cupcake updates by now – but still not everybody.

If you haven’t... received your update yet, leave a comment below and tell us where you are located.

Update: Doesn’t seem to be geographically based, as we have some people/families with multiple phones rep...