Monthly Archive: December 2013
HTC Glacier, an exceptionally powerful device featuring T-Mobile's HSPA+, began a few weeks back, and despite there not being much more information about the device since then, it's never left our mind. Now, thanks to Engadget, there's a new AWS-equipped device making its short-term home within the FCC right now. Questions immediately arose from the specifications garnered from that listing. Is this the Glacier, or is it the already well-known G2?
latest information regarding Motorola's upgrade plans for their Android-powered devices out there in the wild, the initial big surprise was that the Motorola Milestone over there in Europe had been given the green light for the roll-out to Android 2.2, beginning some time in the fourth quarter of this year. Considering Motorola hadn't known whether or not they would upgrade the device initially, it was pretty big news. But now, in a move that no one expected, Motorola has out-done themselves.
a retail launch of the Dell Aero smartphone. Packing a 3.5-inch 640 x 360 touchscreen, 624MHz Marvell CPU, 5-megapixel camera and triband UMTS/HSPA for the AT&T network, the Aero is available direct from Dell priced at $99.99 with a new, two-year agreement. Your money also gets you Dell's UI enhancements, together with WiFi and Bluetooth, all wrapped up in what the company reckons is - at 3.67oz - one of the lightest Android smartphones around. Any takers? Update: We spoke to Dell and they confirmed the Aero runs Android 1.5 Cupcake. They're calling the OS a "superset" of Cupcake, due to their modifications:
Dell developed a tremendous amount of customization and features on top of cupcake to deliver the experiences that matter most to customers. Popular features Dell incorporated on top of cupcake include Microsoft email with Active Sync, handwriting recognition, one-click upload of photos to social sites. We’ve also pre-loaded popular applications such as Facebook with integrated phonebook and calendar, added a connection manager, and implemented Search on the device or web. Additional benefits for the Dell Aero: · Dell Aero comes with an 8x zoom with on-device photo & video editing functionality · Asynchronous BT/Wi-Fi · Multiple widget support · Sync with Windows Media Player · Desktop Suite Syncing tool – includes syncing with iTunes (Non DRM)[youtube MW8dDT6KczQ] [gallery] [via SlashGear]
promotion for their Galaxy Tab tablet, officially confirming the 7-inch slate's existence ahead of its debut at IFA 2010 next week. Full details of the Android 2.2 tablet are still unknown, but Samsung has confirmed video calling - suggesting the rumors of a front facing camera were indeed accurate - together with augmented reality and Google Maps Navigation. There's also the usual web browser and ereader functionality, and the Swype onscreen keyboard will be preloaded. We'll be at IFA 2010 next week bringing back all the details; anybody tempted by the Galaxy Tab over, say, an Apple iPad? [youtube U3Q58MEEomI] [gallery] [via SlashGear]