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Hands On: HTC Magic!

Casey already provided you with the spec of the HTC Magic which are not dissimilar to the G1. What is new and pretty exciting is the form factor and cupcake! My first thought handling the G2 was that I was overjoyed to find it to be a little bit thinner and more-rounded throughout. My second...

Vodafone Announces HTC Magic AKA G2

Maybe we spoke a little too soon. Fresh off of our report regarding the Vodafone and the HTC Magic AKA the G2, Vodafone just announced the touchscreen only device in their press conference at MWC 09. The first markets to receive the HTC Magic will be the UK (April launch), Spain, Germany, France...

We're At Mobile World Congress, But Where Is Android ?

Our Editor-in-Chief Dieter Bohn is at MWC in Barcelona, Spain gathering all the news he can about new devices, applications, and basically the state of the mobile industry. He's been doing a wonderful job for our sister site WMExperts but where's the love for Android? We had expected a HUGE...

HTC Dream Gets Different Look for Telefonica Spain

Does this smartphone look familiar? Hard to hide those lines, those curves, that little trackball. Telefonica will soon be selling an Android phone in Spain, but instead of the G1, it will be this HTC Dream. The innards are likely the same, but as you can see, the exterior has undergone some...

HTC Dream aka T-Mobile G1 Launching In Australia & Singapore

It looks like Android is slowly expanding its footprint. The word is that Australia and Singapore will both be getting the HTC Dream (same exact device as our T-Mobile G1) sometime in the near future. The Australian HTC Dream will run on the Australian Carrier Optus and the Singapore version will...

Android G2: Slimmed Down and Sans Keyboard

It would appear that some spy photos of the Android G2 from HTC have been leaked. If these are real, they reveal a sleeker, shinier, and slimmed-down G2. This device is allegedly sporting a 3.2 megapixel camera and it is minus one keyboard. Availability of this bad boy is predicted to be mid-May...

HTC's Entire 2009 Smartphone Lineup Leaked, Revealed

The suspense is over. The 2009 HTC device lineup has been leaked and these are the reported shots of them. Every potential HTC phone in 2009 is in this post, for now at least. HTC in 2009 looks to be filled with big screens, sleek design, and a whole lot of color (than usual). Most of these have...

Telstra Exec: New HTC Android Phones Better Than Palm Pre

We gave you our thoughts on the Palm Pre and webOS a few days ago detailing why we think Android is still the best smartphone platform in town. We did little to focus on the hardware aspect of Android smartphones because currently there's only one device and well, it's not the flashiest of the...

HTC Touch HD Running Android -- VIDEO

< p style="text-align: center;"> You may be familiar with the HTC Touch HD, it's that massively beautiful device that is spurning North America for reasons we simply don't understand. Even our friends over at WMExperts are in awe of this beautiful device and we can't blame them: 480 x 800...

Second HTC Android Coming Soon?

What do you get when HTC says they are committed to the Android platform and their first effort, T-Mobile's G1, is on pace to sell over 1 million phones? You got it. HTC has indicated that a second Android-based phone may be available as early as Q1 of 2009. According to Ed Hardy over at...

HTC Predictions for 2008: Over 1 Million G1 'Droids!

CEO Peter Chou of HTC reports that sales of the Android-runnin' G1 should exceed 1 million for 2008 and that 2009 may bring another two Android handsets, one of them slated for as early as Q1 2009. With over $500 million in revenue for November alone, HTC seems to be rocking. Other handset makers...

Round Robin: Palm Treo Pro Video Review

< p style="text-align: center;"> The Smartphone Round Robin is in Week 4 and this will be the last week we spend on another smartphone platform! Obviously, I'm eager to jump back onto the G1 but before we do that we have to give a fair and honest review to the Palm Treo Pro! The Palm...

Sony Ericsson, HTC to Release NEW Android Phones in 2009

This bit a news was a foregone conclusion but hey, it doesn't hurt to have an almost-confirmation of new Android devices now does it? An SE spokesman has confirmed that Sony Ericsson has plans for a high-end Android device in 2009 to kick things off and then follow up with cheaper devices aimed...

HTC Touch Running Android -- VIDEO

< p style="text-align: center;"> So earlier today we answered a question whether we would ever see Android on the iPhone and posed a larger question if Android will ever be available on current devices. Well, lo and behold, the community has answered back with a video of Android running...

Asus Offering Android Phones in 2009

In an effort to stay toe-to-toe with their nemesis HTC, Asus will be very busy releasing up to ten new phone models in 2009. Most of the new models will include 3G and touch screens, and at least one will be based on the Android OS. If I were a betting man, I'd say Asus will introduce more than...

HTC Raise Shipment Forecast for T-Mobile G1

Looks like the sales of the T-Mobile G1 did go better than expected. HTC CEO Peter Chou expects T-Mobile G1 cumulative shipments to reach 1 million units by the end of 2008. It marks a significant number more than what was initially projected. I think we can consider the T-Mobile G1 a success...

China Mobile & Lenovo Launching Android Device in China Early 2009

We at Android Central only knew of Lenovo as the maker of laptops and tablets. Admittedly, we're a fan of their PC work but we had no idea that they were big time makers of cell phones and smartphones in China. Until now. China Mobile and Lenovo will team together to launch an Android Device for...

T-Mobile G1 To Sell 600,000 Units By Year End

Curious to know how successful the T-Mobile G1 has been? We had previously mentioned a 1.5 million mark for the T-Mobile G1 that proved to be more guesstimate than anything. But this time the source is more solid since it's HTC CEO Peter Chou and the figure is at roughly 600,000 units by year end...

Review: T-Mobile G1 Hardware

It has been a long while since speculation first began for a Google Phone. After all, it seemed like a natural order of events for a web-centric, ad based revenue company like Google to move on to the world of smartphones. But Google threw a curveball with Android, it wasn’t going to make a...

Dopod to Bring the G1 to China

Dopod China has its sight set on bringing the current G1 to China as early as first quarter 2009. Dopod is a partner of HTC who sells selected HTC phones to the Chinese market under their own name and Dopod brand. Obviously, Dopod will have to re-tool the T-Mobile G1 to better fit China's needs,...

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