We’ve been waiting and digging for more information on what will happen on the 19th. Most of us thought it would be the introduction of the Nexus One into stores or Android 2.2 for the Slide. Well, the promotion is indirectly Android related. The latest rumor has T-Mobile conducting a one day promotion where every phone in their inventory will be free.
Sprint has released a statement today in regards to the sales figures of the EVO. Apparently they made a mistake when they said the EVO has sold twice as many as the Pre and Instinct combined on their release day. What they meant to say was the EVO sales was “in line” with sales of the aforementioned handsets.
This is great news for our European Android friends. Google Voice search has been updated to include French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Google has been real busy today, first Google maps received a big update now this update to Voice search.
T-Mobile has just released the Garmifone today. This is the second Android device they have released this month. There isn’t much buzz surrounding this device but it is a good choice if you need a device with great navigation features.
Samsung is doing a great job with the promotion of this device. Promotional boxes were sent out a few days ago now the promo site is live. There isn’t much information on this page but there is a place for you to sign up to be notified on when it will be available and to have more information sent to you directly.
Good news for all you myTouch 3G owners. You’re getting Android 2.2!!! This has recently been confirmed by T-Mobile that Froyo will be coming soon. There is currently no word on if the G1 will receive this update as well.
If you haven’t been lucky enough to get your hands on the EVO 4G you may have missed your opportunity. The HTC EVO 4G is now sold out in almost every location. After reports of record sales on this handset, this was imminent. There could be a long wait for more shipments to arrive.
A new version of Swype is now available to all of you lucky people that managed to get in on the beta testing. This keyboard has been preinstalled on a few phones and has yet to make its way onto the Android Market. This update includes a few bugs fixes and performance tweaks.
There hasn’t been much coverage on this device since it’s not available here in the US. It may never make it over here but in Europe (mainly France) this is a very popular handset. It has been rooted by none other than Paul aka Modaco.
It’s no surprise that the Galaxy S will be landing on all of the major carriers. But, this is the first rumor from a credible source that states a specific date for its release. A tipster told Tmonews that the Galaxy S will be releasing on T-Mobile on July 21st.