Rumors

Samsung Vibrant for T-Mobile Hitting Shelves July 15th?

When the Samsung Vibrant was initially announced, it was confirmed by Samsung that the 4-inch Super AMOLED display, Android 2.1, 1GHz Hummingbird processor-based device would be available for T-Mobile customer purchase starting July 21st. And, as far as we could tell, there wasn't anything wrong with that date at all. Then again, Motorola's got their own launch happening on July 15th, with the Droid X ready to change everything all over again, so maybe Samsung saw that as a bit of a road block. Well, if rumors are true, then that's about to get a bit more interesting.

Motorola Droid Getting Android 2.2 on July 13th, Rumor Suggests

We'll put this out there first: The Motorola Droid X launches on the Verizon network on July 15th. With that being said, a new rumor has popped up that suggests Motorola is all set to release the official Android 2.2 for the original Droid on July 13th. The reason we wanted to point out that the Droid X is coming out two days after the supposed release of Froyo, is because that can either work in favor of the rumor, or against it.

Android 2.1 now on half of all Android devices

The latest numbers from Google says that Android 2.1 is now on 50% of phones. These figures are obtained by the number of times a certain device visits the Android Market. Oddly enough, there is no mention of android 2.2 on the chart. It’s possible that they are being represented in the sum of 2.1 handsets.

Samsung Galaxy S Promo Site – Video

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.

The New Sony Walkman?

Last week we let you know that there may be a new Walkman by Sony in the works. Today a leaked picture of what could be the new Android powered walkman has surfaced. The rumor said the device will look similar to an X10 Mini and the device in the picture fits that description.

Samsung developing an iPod touch competitor?

The latest rumor has Samsung prepping to go head to head with the iPod touch. This device will be running Android and will be a multi media focused device. There is currently no indication that this device will be another Android phone.

Droid Xtreme Pictures Leaked

The Droid Xtreme will like be the successor to the original Droid. There’s been rumors around the web that says Verizon plans on releasing two Android based devices next month. Hopefully the two devices will be the Shadow and the Droid Xtreme or Droid 2. These pictures were leaked earlier today by our friends over at Droid-Life.

HTC selling HTC EVO 4G for $199.99, $299.99 and $549.99?

HTC has just opened an HTC EVO 4G order site. You can purchase you EVO directly from HTC and there are 3 different price rates to choose from. If you’re a new customer and would like to sign up for the lowest upfront cost, you can order the EVO with a new 2 year agreement for $199. If you’re a current customer and would like to extend your contract you can have it for $299. And the best offer out of the three is to buy it outright, for $549 this can be yours with no contract.

Sony Ericsson: Walkman Android Tablet/MP3 Player?

Sony might have a few extra plans for Android up their sleeve. They could have a new Walkman in the making that will powered by Android. There also could be a Sony CyberShot Android based Camera in the making as well. According to the rumors, Sony plans to make an official announcement introducing these products next month.

Compal 7 inch Android Tablet Running NVIDIA Tegra 2 – Video

The Compal 7 is an Android tablet that features the famed Tegra 2 chips, it was recently handled at the Netbook Summit here in San Francisco. Is it just me or is the wait for these NVIDIA Tegra 2 tablets following in the footsteps of Flash 10 for Android. It seems like we’ve been waiting on these to arrive for a year now. There have been many prototypes demonstrated with this awesome technology ad yet none of them has hit the streets yet.