Android 1.6

Acer’s First Android Device Gets Android 2.1 Upgrade

The Liquid A1 is the first Android phone made by Acer in 2009. It launched with Android 1.6 but now an update is available to bring it out of the Dark Ages and into the Light. The update is the usual OTA variety, so if you're one of the folks out there with the device, hopefully you'll be receiving the notification soon enough.

T-Smart G68 Breaks Cover in China

Android devices just keep popping up all over the place, don't they? And the handsets keep making appearances over in China, too. Recently, a Guangzhou based manufacturer brought a new Android handset to the market. The device in question is called the T-Smart G68. The design of this phone is remarkably simple and common, but that's not a bad thing.

Sony Android-Based Walkman Pictures

We finally can get a good look at the latest Android offering from Sony. This time around, they are introducing a new Walkman, these new pictures are going to be used in an upcoming promotion for the device. In the past we’ve only seen renders and a quick blurry shot. It’s a nice looking compact media player, this should be a good one.

Garminfone First Commercial – Video

Due to the recent launch of more powerful Android devices, the Garminfone may have fallen off the radar before it was even launched. T-Mobile is looking to big this device back into the forefront with this new commercial. If you’re a fan of Garmin GPS systems, this phone is capable of replacing it while you giving you the added bonus of being a phone.

LG Optimus Is Now Rooted

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.

Acer Android beTouch E130 – Video

The first thing that jumps out about this phone is its BlackBerry like form factor. This device will surely make traditional BB users feel right at home (with the exception of being an Android device). This phone is made by Acer and is called the beTouch E130.

VIA’s WonderMedia Android 1.6 tablet

When we first heard about VIA Wonder Media’s entrance into to the Android tablet market, at the time there were no pictures or specs of any of the devices. Now we at least know what they will look like thanks to our friends over at Engadget. They caught on video a few of them hanging out at VIA’s booth at this year’s Computex expo.

T-Mobile Garminfone Arrives June 9th for $199

T-Mobile has recently announced the arrival of the Garmifone powered by Android. This is the first Android device that will feature Garmin navigation. T-Mobile also has a contest on twitter where they will give out a few of these to the lucky winners.
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