Thy complaints have been heard and the great Google has responded. Effective Thursday, Google has revised the pricing structure for the Nexus One, lowering the upgrade price from $379 down to $279 and... issuing a $100 credit to current T-Mobile customers who purchased the Nexus One at the higher price. The change only effects the upgrade price which is offered to current T-Mobile customers. The full re...

Clear’s CEO Bill Morrow re-affirmed his company’s goal of launching a dual mode WiMAX handset in the second half of 2010. Morrow declined to say which platform and manufacturers would be... involved in the handset but alluded to Android when he noted that “there is “a natural affinity” between Google’s Android operating system and Clearwire’s all IP-based ne...

Dell officially unveiled its Android-powered Mini 5 tablet at CES last week and introduced the slate as a 5 inch concept device. Dell released a few renderings for eye candy but was silent on the specs... for this sweet looking device. Thanks to a video posted on YouTube, we can get a closer look at this slate in action. The leaked video reveals an integrated GSM radio connected to Viettel, a multi-touch...

Not wanting to be left out of the Android craze, Chinese handset manufacturer ZTE confirmed today that it plans to expand its lineup to include Android. Traditionally, ZTE has manufactured low cost... Windows Mobile smartphones for a variety of operators worldwide and is making the move to Android due to pressure from wireless carriers who are clamoring for Android handsets. No word on what the ne...

It was nary a year ago when LG announced that it was adopting Windows Mobile as it primary OS of choice for it smartphones. The Korean handset manufacturer projected that it would launch a whopping... 50 Windows Mobile handsets in three years. That figure may have to revised as LG confirmed today that half of the smartphones that it has on tap for 2010 will be powered by Android. Of the twenty sma...

According to mobile analytics firm Flurry, the Google Nexus One has not taken the world by storm. The latest Android offering has just passed the one week mark and estimates based upon web traffic data... suggest that Google has sold a paltry 20,000 Nexus One handsets. When compared to other major handset launches, the Nexus One lags behind the myTouch, the DROID, and the iPhone which sold 60,000, 250,000...

One week after the launch of the Nexus One, Google has released the Android 2.1 SDK to developers. The SDK is considered a minor update to Android and will roll out to existing handsets starting in... January. Unlike previous SDKs which were released before a phone was launched, the Android 2.1 SDK was released after the Nexus One so there are no big surprises. All the new bells and whistles that...

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Uh oh, a security flaw that allows unauthorized access to a locked Motorola DROID has been discovered rather haphazardly by desperate folks who were locked out of their phone. After 20 incorrect tries... at entering the proper unlock sequence, an Android handset will lock itself, requiring the user to enter their Google account information. Sounds nice and easy, except there is a bug in older Android ph...

The Motorola XT701 will be making its way to Korea as the XT720. Slated for launch with SK Telecom, the XT720 will be a carbon copy of its Chinese brother with a 3.7 inch WVGA touchscreen display, Tri-band... GSM/WCDMA, 8MP camera with autofocus and flash, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, T-DMB mobile TV, microSD expansion, HDMI port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. No word on when the XT720 will launch but it will be the first...

Are you looking to kick it up an notch and move beyond the drab ringtones that ship with your Android handset? If you answered with an enthusiastic “yes”, then you may want to take a look... at Ringo Pro from Electric Pocket. Ringo Pro allows you to set custom ringtones and vibrate patterns for your incoming SMS and mobile phone calls. The application has fine granularity letting you custo...