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4 years ago

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Definitely Headed to AT&T...in April ?

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BGR is hearing that the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, a device that should already be available, is definitely headed to AT&T. Absolutely positively. As in 100% certain. As in take it to the bank. BGR also states that the Xperia X10 will be available for $199 or less (on new 2-year contract) and hit AT&T in an April/May timeframe.

So for those keeping score, it looks like SE got a big carrier to endorse the X10, settled on a price that would ensure success, yet somehow still managed to bungle the release date. Available in April/May? Are you kidding me? How is it not ready! With SE's current pace, we might not see the Xperia X10 Mini and Mini Pro til next year.

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4 years ago

Watch HTC's MWC Presentation

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If you're the type of person who can't miss a detail and love to see a company's presentation yourself, first of all, we totally understand and second, you're in luck because HTC has posted their entire MWC press event on Youtube for your viewing pleasure. You'll get to see the three new HTC devices (Desire, Legend, HD Mini) get introduced and the usual theatrics that come with it (like an impromptu stress test).

It's pretty amazing how far HTC has come as a company and Android has come as an OS in one year. Do you guys remember last year's MWC?

[htc]

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4 years ago

HTC Shows Off HTC Legend & Desire in Promo Videos & First Looks

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If you can't get enough of the HTC Desire & HTC Legend (and really who can?) HTC has put out some promotional videos showcasing both devices in cute sketch to reality animation. They both feel like those new HTC ad spots and to us, that's a very good thing.

HTC has also posted some "First Looks" on the HTC Desire & HTC Legend, showcasing the bulletpoint features such as the updated Sense UI,  unibody design for the Legend, and anything else that makes these devices special. It's a good overview of the highlights but of course, you should probably take a look at our own hands-on with the Desire and Legend to get a better feel for the devices.

Feel free to watch all the videos after the jump!

[htc]

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4 years ago

Google keynote: Industry news, Flash on Android, and skillful answers

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We were perched in the balcony this afternoon for Google CEO Eric Schmidt's keynote address at Mobile World Congress. For those of you following us on Twitter (good boys and girls), you already know what went down. For those who don't, hit us up after the break.

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4 years ago

Best Buy Starts Pre-Sale For Motorola Devour, Releasing Feb 25th

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If you want the latest Android phone on the market, head to your nearest Best Buy to pre-order the Motorola Devour. Best Buy just kicked off pre-sales for the Devour today and the Devour will fully launch on February 25th (like expected). You're required to purchase a $50 Best Buy Gift Card (which can be used towards the Devour) to reserve your spot but since there hasn't been a firm price set yet, we're not sure exactly how much it'll end up costing you.

With Best Buy you don't have to deal with any mail-in-rebates, all discounts come in the form of an instant rebate. But even with Best Buy, the Devour sadly doesn't come with Megan Fox, so we guess Motoblur will have to do.

[businesswire]

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4 years ago

Verizon Has BOGO For Droid & Droid Eris

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Verizon is doing their BOGO thing (buy one get one free) for the Droid & Droid Eris again. But unlike the previous times, you can actually score a Droid for free (and not just the Droid Eris). Pretty good deal if you ask us but with so many new Android phones on the horizon, is it smart to buy now?

[verizon]

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4 years ago

AC @ MWC: Hands-on video with the HP Compaq Airlife 100 Android netbook

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Spent some quality time today with the folks from HP, who gave us some face time with their new Android-based netbook, the Compaq Airlife 100. As you'll hear, it has an advertised 12-hour battery life and basically brings the complete Android experience to an instant-on form factor complete with the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 16GB solid-state drive.

It's full Android, so it's full touch on the 10-inch screen, and it has the usual access to the Android Market. It also has a launch bar at the bottom for frequently used apps, which was handy. Peep the video after the break.

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4 years ago

Motorola Milestone Now Available on Telus

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Rejoice Canada. The Motorola Milestone is finally officially available on Telus! It's going to be interesting to see if the Milestone can take off in Canada without having the marketing push that Verizon had with the Droid. We're definitely hopeful because even with new Android devices around, the Milestone is an amazing device. It'll be available for $199 with new 3-year contract or $599 without contract.

Oh and we almost forgot, you can unlock the Telus Motorola Milestone for use with AT&T 3G.

[telus]

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4 years ago

AC @ MWC: Hands-on video with the Opera Mobile browser for Android

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Here's a quick look at Opera Mobile on Android. And it looks, well, like you'd expect Opera Mobile to on Android. It's nice and fast, thanks to the major compression going on, and it'll make a nice addition to Android's browser arsenal. Problem is, you can't get it. We've mentioned before that Opera Mobile's only available to manufacturers and carriers: Basically it has to be cooked into the ROM. And so it remains, which is too bad.

The good news is there's still Opera Mini, which can be found in the Android Market. But we'd love for the big brother to make it onto our phones some day.

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4 years ago

Acer announces beTouch E110 & beTouch E400 Android Phones

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We knew Acer had to have more than just the Liquid e, which was merely a Liquid with Android 2.1, in their Android arsenal. Acer has been wanting to focus on Android for quite some time and there's really no better way to do it than to announce more Android devices. As so, Acer announced two more Android phones, the beTouch E110 & the beTouch E400. There's nothing especially groundbreaking with these devices (we prefer the Liquid over both) but it's never a bad thing to build that Android portfolio.

The E110 (which we've seen) is a budget minded phone targeted for the lower end. It has a 2.8-inch touchscreen and 3.2-megapixel camera but disappointingly runs Android 1.5. The E110 also comes with a new Acer-built UI. It'll be available in March in black or dark blue options.

The E400 (pictured above) is easily more compelling. It packs a 3.2-inch screen with a 3.2-megapixel camera and is powered by a 600MHz Qualcomm Processor. Most importantly though, it runs Android 2.1. The E400 will be available in April.

Hit the jump for more pictures of the Acer E400 & E110 Android phones!

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