May, 2009

  • Samsung I7500 clears FCC with T-Mobile USA 3G

    Going by the feedback in the Android Community forums, Samsung’s I7500 is one eagerly anticipated cellphone.  The good news is that the AMOLED touchscreen smartphone has cleared the FCC, complete with support for

    May 16, 2009 • Views: 338

  • Vodafone HTC Magic review

    For a long time now, Android and the T-Mobile G1 have been pretty much synonymous, defining not only form-factor but functionality of what makes a “Google Phone”.  Gatecrashing that arrangement comes the HTC Magic,

    May 15, 2009 • Views: 1549

  • HTC Magic phone dressed up in Black and going on sale in Taiwan for $640 USD

    Folks across the pond will have the luxury to purchase the hot new HTC Magic on May 15th for $640 USD without a contract.  This black version going on sale in Taiwan is almost identical to the one available for Vodafone

    May 12, 2009 • Views: 571

  • Android to see 900% growth in 2009 claim analysts

    Android smartphone shipments are predicted to grow 900-percent in 2009, according to industry observers Strategy Analytics.  They cite increased carrier, vendor and developer support as key motivators for growth, and expect

    May 12, 2009 • Views: 271

  • Samsung Spica & Bigfoot coming Q3 2009?

    Hot on the heels of Samsung’s I7500 Android phone comes this pair, the Samsung Spica, on the left, and the Samsung Bigfoot, on the right.  Both running Google’s Android platform, only the next-gen version currently

    May 12, 2009 • Views: 416

  • Second video demo of the Samsung i7500 Android phone

    An event hosted by Samsung Singapore gave birth to a second hands-on video demo of the Samsung i7500 Android phone. If you’ve been lusting over Sammy’s latest and greatest Android phone, here’s one video I recommend

    May 10, 2009 • Views: 285

  • Android Community Week in Review: Week 19 2009

    Biggest news this week has been the arrival of the Vodafone HTC Magic at Android Community, with an unboxing video and initial hands-on gallery here.  The smartphone is the second to reach the market running Google’s

    May 10, 2009 • Views: 263

  • Vodafone HTC Magic video unboxing!

    Move over G1 – the HTC Magic has landed, and it’s every bit the slick, sleek Android smartphone we’ve been secretly wishing for.  HTC and Vodafone delivered the Magic over to us this morning, and we’ve

    May 7, 2009 • Views: 1109

  • Rogers Wireless bringing HTC Dream & Magic to Canada

    Rogers Wireless have announced that they will be offering the HTC Dream (aka T-Mobile G1) and the HTC Magic in the Canadian market as of June 2nd.  The two Android smartphones will be the first to run the Google open-source OS

    May 7, 2009 • Views: 277

  • NTT DoCoMo’s first Android phone is HT-03A aka HTC Magic

    Android will be spreading its reach to Japan soon, as the HTC Magic lands on carrier NTT DoCoMo with the new name HT-03A.  The touchscreen handset will be the first to use the Android OS in Japan. NTT DoCoMo confirmed that they

    May 7, 2009 • Views: 402