Acer A1 Liquid

Acer jumped head first into the smartphone market in 2009, releasing close to 10 handsets with only one, the A1 Liquid, running the Android OS. The A1’s... status as Acer’s only Android handset in the midst of a a plethora of Windows Mobile handsets may soon change. According to Aymar de Lencquesaing, head of Acer’s mobile phone division, Acer will...

Today Adobe announced that it plans on releasing developer versions and, later,  open beta versions of its Flash Player 10.1 for Windows Mobile and Palm webOS smartphones by the end of this year, but... that Android won’t even get a beta until sometime next year – 2010.

That’s a far cry from what we heard from the company in June, which led folks to believe that we’d see...

Register Hardware are attending IFA and have apparently learned something rather interesting for us Android enthusiasts. The HTC Touch HD, released last year, is due for an upgrade, but it won’t ship... with Windows Mobile.

If we back up a moment, the Touch HD is still considered a high-end device, and packs a huge 3.8’’ touch-screen display and all the higher-end connectivity options, includ...

SPB TV for Android

I’ve been a fan of SPB TV on the Windows Mobile platform for some time now, so I was pleasantly surprised to hear from SPB that it has ported... the application to the Android platform.

The application provides streaming access to digital TV channels from all over the world.  Not all channels, but a nice selection of channels from aro...

CompuLab Exeda

Well, we certainly didn’t see this one while roaming the halls at CES, but CompuLab has announced the Exeda, a smartphone that the company claims... can boot up into either Windows Mobile or Android, depending on the user’s preference.

There’s all sorts of oddness going on in this design, as you can see.  It features no d-pad...

The Chinese version of Engadget has posted photos of a device called the HKC Pearl running the Android OS.  The interesting thing?  It also appears to run Windows Mobile as well.  We’ve got... photos and a video of the phone running Android after the jump.

The device appears to feature a 2.8″ QVGA touchscreen display, a trackball for navigation, a 624MHz CPU, 256MB of ROM, and...

Over at the xda-developers forum, someone has managed to get Android ‘ported’ to the HTC Touch, (before you get confused, know that the CDMA Touch is commonly referred to by its codename of Vogue).... Obviously, this device was never designed to run Android, yet it appears to do so with little to no fuss. Sure, not everything is working right away – for example Bluetooth, GPS, and USB are still miss...

android_flash

As if the title didn’t say it all: today Adobe announced a port of its Flash Player 10 for Android phones.  In their demonstration at their MAX event, a T-Mobile G1 was said to have been shown... running flash.  The release of a flash player for Android marks the collapse of yet another barrier that marked the line between mobile and desktop grade browsing.

In addition to announcing Fla...

In the company’s quarterly earnings call, Motorola co-CEO Sanjay Jha confirmed that he is reducing the number of cell phone platforms that his company supports.  Symbian OS and the UIQ user interface,... as seen on devices like the Motorola Z10, will no longer be used except for devices that the company has already committed to building.  Motorola’s own Linux Java platform (originally called JUIX) suffe...

Taiwan’s DigiTimes has posted a brief story on HTC’s CMO (chief marketing officer), John Wang. In the story Wang says that the Android platform and the Windows Mobile platform are complementary... in nature.

Windows Mobile and Android handsets form separate ecosystems with their own merits and advantages. The former provide users with high performance, interoperability and a large library of app...