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Samsung I7500 first hands-on video

By Eric • Apr 28th, 2009 • Category: Lead Story, hardware

Video of Samsung’s first Android handset has leaked. The video shows Samsung’s I7500, along with a shredding soundtrack. Looking good so far.

HTC 2009 Roadmap Leaked - G2 included?

By Eric • Jan 12th, 2009 • Category: hardware

Following the leak of HTC’s 2009 roadmap, many are discussing the potential inclusion of T-Mobile’s G1 successor, the G2.
One of the many smartphones leaked today, codename Sapphire 2.0, is claimed to be a potential T-Mobile G2 candidate. The letters “TMO” appear under the Sapphire 2.0 heading, leading many to believe the unit is headed for [...]

Asus planning Android powered Eee phone?

By Eric • Jan 7th, 2009 • Category: hardware

In a discussion with Johnny Shih, CEO of Asus, Techradar has learned that the company is looking at creating an Eee-branded phone. More importantly, it may be running Android. In addition, the CEO indicated that Android may be used on more than just handsets. Leading us to beleive that Android powered Eee PCs may be [...]

GiiNii’s Movit Mini WiFi Android tablet hands-on

By Eric • Jan 7th, 2009 • Category: Lead Story, hardware

Engadget has a hands-on with the new Movit Mini Android tablet. The Movit Mini is a small, Android powered internet tablet lacking a cellular modem. The machine is similar to the Nokia Nxx series of tablets, or Apple’s iPod Touch.

4.3-inch, 480 x 272 resistive touchscreen
Soft keyboard for text entry
Front-facing Mic and Camera
256MB internal storage
MicroSD expansion [...]

Garmin Plans Android-powered Handsets for 2009

By Eric • Dec 22nd, 2008 • Category: Lead Story, hardware

While the company has yet to get it’s Nuviphone out the door, Garmin is already making plans for it’s OHA membership. The company has plans for multiple Android powered handsets, to be released in the second half of 2009.
[via GPS Tracklog]

T-Mobile G2 to be released January 26th?

By Eric • Dec 19th, 2008 • Category: hardware, t-mobile g1

The latest Android rumor focuses on the availability of T-Mobile’s next Android handset, the “G2.”  According to a leaked document, the new handset will be available on T-Mobile starting January 26th. In addition to the release date, the leaked document lists a number of specs for the new phone.
The software updates look similar to the [...]

Qigi i6 on Video

By Eric • Dec 8th, 2008 • Category: hardware

A video has surfaced of the recently announced Qigi i6. This is the Chinese phone that will support both Windows Mobile, and Android. The video is a bit long, but shows most features of the handset.