Straight out of Twitter comes the rumor that the Google phone is real and has been handed out en masse to Google employees. TechCrunch broke the story Friday night and the #googlephone messages continue... to flow. Lots of information and misinformation floating around but what we can glean with some certainty is that Google employees, perhaps many or perhaps just the engineers, were given a not-yet-seen HT...

ODROID, releases the worldwide developer edition of its Android handheld gaming system, The ODROID piqued our interest when it began accepting pre-orders back in late September. The first production run... sold out quickly and these handhelds are reportedly making their way into the hands of those brave early adopters. As a refresher, the ODROID is an Android-powered handheld gaming device that features...

In an informal and non-committal manner, Sprint announced today via Twitter that the HTC Hero and the Samsung Moment will be updated to Android 2.0 in the first half of 2010. Both handsets are still... running stock Android 1.5 and are lagging a bit behind the current crop of handsets which are rocking Android 2.0. Let’s hope all parties involved stay on top of things and get these updates int...

Qik on the Motorola DROID

Qik has updated the Android version of its popular live streaming application for mobile phones. Included in the update is a special treat for... Motorola DROID owners – the ability to capture a DVD quality (720×480) stream. Sweet! Updates for Non-DROID owners are more practical than flashy and include bug fixes to improve performance...

Acer A1 Liquid

If FCC approval is any indication, then AT&T may finally be launching some Android devices in 2010. Two hot new handsets, the Dell Mini  3ix and the... Acer Liquid A1, have recently received the FCC rubber stamp of approval, with both handsets including support for AT&T’s special flavor of 3G. We knew Dell had plans to launch their Android-p...

Motorola Milestone

Sales of the Motorola Milestone, the European version of the Verizon Wireless Motorola DROID, began on December 10th and the popular Android handset... flew off the virtual shelves of online retailer eXpansys. The UK retailer confirmed that its entire inventory of the Motorola Milestone sold out within 2.5 hours, making the Milestone the fastest sell...

Acer A1 Liquid

When Aymar de Lencquesaing, head of Acer’s mobile phone division, said last month that Acer will be offering a “much more balanced” portfolio in 2010,... most people understood that statement to mean that Acer would be releasing a few additional Android handsets, perhaps as many as 4 to 5 in 2010. We are happy to report that this original estimate was a gr...

Right on time, Bell officially launched its first Android handset, the Samsung Galaxy. The Bell-branded Galaxy offers a 3.2 inch AMOLED screen, a 5MP camera with autofocus and LED flash, WiFi, Bluetooth... 2.0, microSD slot (up to 32GB), a 3.5mm headphone jack, and Android 1.5. All this and more can be had for $99 with a three year contract. Any Canadian readers out there who are going to take the plunge?<...

Dell Streak (next to the shoe)

Dell’s Android tablet, previously revealed as the Streak, may be formally introduced in January at CES 2010. The Streak features a... 5 inch, 800×480 touchscreen, a 5MP camera with dual LED flash, Android 2.0, and a bunch of other goodies including WiFi, Bluetooth and 3G connectivity. The Streak is rumored to be launching in th...

Motorola Motus

A Mr. Blurrycam image and the initial specifications for the Motorola Motus were leaked last month. The Motus was revealed to be an Android 1.6 smartphone... with an unusual reverse flip keyboard and a rear directional touchpad. A tipster over at Engadget apparently had some hands-on time with the Motus and has shed some light on some of the unusual features...