Technically the name for this device is the Samsung i897. Rumors have it, this is AT&T’s version of Galaxy S. they both share almost identical specs and looks. No launch date has been leaked yet but it looks like it’s really close to production.
Matias Duarte, Palm’s senior director of human interface and user experience, has decided to leave the company. Most of you may know HP recently acquired Palm a few weeks ago. There have been rumors that he could land at Google and help out with the development of Android. Those rumors were recently confirmed by Engadget.
The only thing left now is confirmation from T-Mobile but this phone is pretty much a lock for a June 2nd release. If you’ve heard that date before it’s because the myTouch 3G Slide will be releasing on the same day. Engadget received this leaked screenshot of the Android powered Garmiphone. This screen not only outs the pricing for this handset but also the release date.
Multi-touch is a deciding factor for a lot of people when considering their next mobile phone. Android has not been known to be the best in this area. Most notable, the nexus One, has been perceived as having a subpar multi-touch display. Until know we’ve always heard that you have to choose between having a beautiful display or a very accurate multi-touch display. Samsung has brought them both together in the Galaxy S.
There's no doubt that the HTC high-end devices out there are lacking one thing or another, but for most, that thing would be a physical keyboard. While HTC has done a bang-up job of making their software version easily accessible and fun to use, there's just something about being able to feel keys give way under your touch. Apparently HTC has been listening, because sure enough, it looks like they may have something in the works to make everyone happy.
T-Mobile USA loves their project names, don't they? Just as much Project Dark was a big mystery a few months back, now feast your eyes on what's being whispered around now: Project Emerald. There's a big, if not completely monstrous question mark floating above this report, because at the moment there's no one that can give us any additional information about whatever this may be. Of course, people exist, but they certainly aren't talking to us.
There's only one thing we know for an absolute certainty at this point: Motorola has a successor to the Droid coming out. What we don't know, however, what it looks like, or what it will even be called. There's some talk that the Motorola Shadow, which recently popped up again on the radar, is, in fact, the Droid 2 and not the Nexus Two as originally believed. But, there's been some additional developments, and now we're just baffled.
Dell is on a full on Android assault, they have many new devices in the pipeline. Seeing as how they entered the game late, they are positioning themselves to offer the most Android devices in the market. This tablet is similar to the Dell Mini 5, aka the Streak, it is a seven inch tablet. Rumors have this thing set for a November release.
Sometimes just probing around pays off, a guy from ThisAndroidLife sent an email to HTC asking about some rumors he heard about the 2.1 update. Surprisingly, an HTC representative sent an email back letting him know exactly when to expect the update.
There have been rumors floating around that certain European carriers are working on their own Android handsets. Vodafone was rumored to be working on their own phone, looks like Orange has beaten them to the punch. The Boston will be released first and for the low price of 1 euro.