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4 years ago

Verizon Droid Incredible screenshot gallery

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Want to peek inside the Verizon Droid Incredible without all that boring commentary? Gotcha covered. After the break, a monstrous gallery of screen shots showing you the ins and outs of the Droid Incredible and the all-new HTC Sense. 

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4 years ago

Just how afraid of Android is Apple?

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Our pal Rene at TiPB raises an interesting point: Look at how much of a nerdgasm has been created over these purported iPhone G4 (not iPhone 4G!) pictures that Engadget scored, just as pre-orders began for the Verizon HTC Droid Incredible. Put on your tinfoil hats for a minute, people. Do you really think Apple's as petty and paranoid about Google, Android and/or Verizon to leak this out on its own? (Personally, I wouldn't put it past them, though you'd think they'd come up with a better cover story than "lost it in a bar.") Anyhoo, let's hear it, folks. Whatcha think?

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4 years ago

Sign up now to be notified when Adobe begins its Flash, AIR beta programs

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Oh, my, you all certainly are excited about signing up to be notified by e-mail for when Adobe begins its Flash 10.1 and AIR betas for Android. And so are we. But do note that you're only signing up to be notified when the beta begins. It doesn't mean you're actually getting Flash next week (or even getting accepted into the beta program, for that matter), and we're not even sure exactly what's going to be involved in the beta, or just how usable it's going to be. Not to burst the Flash bubble, it's just that all you're doing right now is signing up to get a future e-mail. That's all. And here are the links to do it. [Flash 10.1 beta notificationAdobe AIR beta notification] Thanks to everyone -- and we do mean everyone -- who sent this in.

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4 years ago

Submit to Google or beome a leper

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What? It could happen. [The Onion] (You're gonna need a Flash-capable browser for this one. Sorry.)

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4 years ago

Video - Verizon HTC Droid Incredible in action

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Some great stuff rolls in during the wee hours, and this is a doozy.  An actual demonstration video of the one and only Droid Incredible by the fellas at nerdstalkertv, shot during the 99% conference in New York.  It's an awful nice walk through of the software, and it really shows just how fast this phone is.  There's not much we haven't figured out already, but who cares?  It's a great video of a monster of a phone and a must see.

Hit the break for the video, keep the tissues to wipe your chin handy. Thanks, Patrick!

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4 years ago

Verizon taking online Droid Incredible pre-orders starting Sunday

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Not to be outdone by Best Buy, Verizon's in the middle of sending out e-mails announcing that it'll start taking online pre-orders for the HTC Droid Incredible starting Sunday which is just a matter of hours away. You're still not going to get it any sooner, but you can rest easy in the knowledge that you pre-ordered as early as you could, for what that's worth.

Also, the e-mail clears up the matter of the internal memory, noting that the listed 8 gigabytes of storage is less, confirming other reports. Thanks, Will!

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4 years ago

Pre-order the Verizon Droid Incredible on Sunday at Best Buy

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If you just can't wait until Monday to pre-order the Droid Incredible, you're in luck. Best Buy Mobile is doing pre-orders on Sunday -- as in tomorrow. This will reserve you an Incredible for when they're available in Best Buy stores, so you'll be going through BB, not Verizon. You'll also get the $199 price without the hassle of a rebate, which is very cool.

Here's how it's gonna work: You fill out a form, pay $50 on Sunday and get a $50 gift card, which also serves as your ticket to pick up your phone once it's available. Then you can spend the card on anything else you want. Just a few more hours to go, folks. [Best Buy]

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4 years ago

Motorola Devour slated for maintenance update next week

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Word on the street is that Verizon's Motorola Devour is in line for a maintenance upgrade on Monday. No, it's not Android 2.1 or anything as sexy as that (the 2.1 update is still "under evaluation"). But here's what you are getting:

  • Improved response time when menu, home and back keys are pressed.
  • Adjustments to improve the accuracy of signal strength indicators on the display.
  • Stability improvements made to browser, contacts and VCAST Music apps.
  • Improved incoming call performance.
  • Volume keys now work when you're in the mobile IM app.
  • Fix for picture orientation on upload.
  • Fix to make it easier to delete POP3 e-mail accounts.
  • Changed display on the e-mail account setup.
  • Change to Exchange calendar agenda view to show meeting titles
  • Verizon.net e-mail accounts now auto-configure.
  • Improvements to ringer, voice dialing and multimedia audio when using a headset.
  • Update Google apps.

So, look for the update -- version CALAND_X_01.15.08P, if you're keeping track -- next week. And be sure to let us know if it makes your life any easier. Thanks, anon!

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4 years ago

Getting started with Google Voice

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Hey everybody. Jerry back this week with with some tips for Google Voice.  If you're not using Google Voice, you've surely heard people talking it up, with good reason.  Google Voice runs great on most smartphones, and like most things Google, it runs incredibly well on Android phones.

Hit the break for some hints about getting an invite and setting it all up so you can enjoy the convenience of visual voice mail and a central number across multiple phones.

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4 years ago

Xperia X10 now said to get Android 2.1 -- and multitouch -- in September

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We're taking this one with a pretty big grain of salt, but word around the water cooler is that the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 -- currently languishing with Android 1.6 -- will get its upgrade to Android 2.1 in September. And on top of that, it'll miraculously get multitouch, too, never mind the report that it's supposed to be physically impossible due to a hardware limitation. We're not getting too worked up over this as the X10 isn't actually available in the United States. But for everyone else's sake, let's hope September brings some good news. [Cell Phone Reviews.co.uk via Electronista]

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