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Samsung Behold II OTA’s Are Rolling Out

The lack of support from everyone involved with this phone has been the focal point of many people losing faith in Samsung. It’ll probable never see Android 2.0+ even though there is a petition going around to make this happen. Regardless, we are hearing word that the OTA to 1.6 has started to arrive on a few Behold ll’s. Android 1.6 offers a whole world of possibilities for the Behold ll. along with this update to 1.6, Samsung is including Google Voice, Google Maps with navigation as well as the Swype keyboard. There are other various bug fixes thrown in also. Even with these extra goodies being tossed in, I still don’t see many users being happy about this whole situation. [via tmonews]

Samsung Galaxy S torn down and reassembled

Should’ve known one of these was coming, the Samsung Galaxy S has been torn down to reveal all the goodies that are packed inside. There is also a video on how to reassemble it. These are great for those of you that like to see the internals of the phone. It may also aid in repair if you wish to tackle it yourself.

myTouch 3G Series, Getting Froyo (Android 2.2)

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.

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.

HDMI Dock for Sprint HTC EVO 4G

Here’s another goodies from Best Buy, there will be an HDMI dock available for the HTC EVO 4G. This dock is expected to be released by the time the EVO hits the streets. This dock will support HDMI 1.4 and should be backwards compatible. But beware, early reviews of the HDMI performance of the EVO has not been favorable. There have been some reviews in which the 108P output was only recognized as 480P.

Sidekick Joining the Android Family?

Yes you read the title right, more details on T-Mobile’s "Project Emerald" are starting to leak. Although, none of the recent information has been confirmed by T-Mobile, this bit of information comes from a few very reliable sources. Tmonews (which is usually dead on regarding T-Mobile stories) and Phonedog are reporting that the device that’s going to head project emerald is the “Sidekick Twist”.

Watch Both Keynote Presentations Live from This Year’s Google I/O

This year’s Google I/O is surely going to be action packed. There are a lot of Android goodies rumored to debut at the event. The most notable is introduction of Froyo which could bring Flash, Apps to SD, FM Radio as well as various other performance tweaks. If you weren’t lucky enough to be able to attend this event, Google is making it easy for all of us to see their keynote presentations live.

LG Ally site goes live with limited specs

The official mini site for the LG Ally is now live, a few specs come along for the ride as well. This device will be hitting shelves real soon. Verizon has been rumored to be the carrier of this device since we first heard about it.
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