DROID 2 Global but aren't keen on Verizon's $199.99 pricing - even with a buy-one-get-one-free offer - then Wirefly may be your salvation. They're currently offering the global-friendly Android smartphone for a mere $79.99, as long as you're a new Verizon customer. Unfortunately that does mean that, if you're already with Verizon and looking to upgrade, you'll be looking at $119.99. More details on the smartphone here.
Monthly Archive: May 2013
job advert has tipped the company's interest in alternative panel technologies, calling for a "Baseband Design Engineer" who will be responsible for the integration and evaluation of "new display and camera technologies for next-generation mobile devices."
"This engineer will work with other baseband engineers and other disciplines to design, architect, and evaluate advanced phone concepts. The qualified candidate will have experience in specifying the optical properties of mobile cameras and displays, be capable of measuring the performance of mobile cameras and displays, and be capable of integrating those components into prototype phone designs." HTC listingAs well as regular TFT-LCD, PMOLED and AMOLED displays, as we've already seen on HTC handsets, the company would prefer that the engineer also have aptitude with E Ink and "3D display and imaging technologies." Of course, it may be over-ambitious to assume an E Ink or 3D Android smartphone might be on the cards, but there's interesting potential for low-power displays used as at-a-glance status screens. [via Pocketnow - thanks Toby!]
Acer Liquid Metal could possibly be heading to the United States at some point in the future according to the company's Q&A session following their press release last week which revealed two new Android tablets and a new Android handset.
A Week With NOOKcolor: 3rd Party Apps and Final Wrap-up. As XDA forum member IOMonster says, and I agree, "this thing has the potential to be an amazing device, we just gotta 'fix' it first."
discussing at length over at SlashGear and recently (September recently) found out would work with Android devices via BlueTooth? Well today there's a fabulous photo of this excellent piece of equipment holding a Nokia phone (looks like a Nokia N8) - and what do you know, a quick search through the OpenPandora forums reveals a big batch of photos of tests confirming the iControlPads ability to hold different phones! Hooray!
blast of announcements about tablets Acer would be releasing, all of them set to be released not upon announcement, like some companies I'm sure you can think of, but in the future when Android's Honeycomb OS is available. Speaking with the fine folks over at Mobilized (by Ina Friend), he let the world know that although they could, right now, release a slew of tablets with Froyo or soon Gingerbread, they've decided to hold back until the tablet-based OS is ready to go. He also noted that "when it comes to productivity," he sees "full-blown" Windows as everyone's best option, noting how their new dual-screen tablet will feature Windows 7.