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Leaked Pics: Samsung’s Android-powered i897 confirmed for AT&T, looks pretty great


Waaay back in April, a handset with strikingly similar specs to the beastly Samsung Galaxy S showed up in the Bluetooth certification database. The big difference here, though, was the model number: SGH-i897. Through good ol’ fashion science (and by…

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Microsoft: Steve Ballmer will not be speaking at WWDC.


Early this morning, the rumormill went a bit bonkers. A hole to a parallel universe apparently ripped open outside of an analyst’s office. Through this hole, the analyst saw a world where Steve Ballmer presented something at Apple’s WWDC 2010…

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Fring for Android gets video calling

Just in time for the launch of the EVO 4G (and its front-facing camera) next week, Fring has tossed 2-way video calling support into their free Android app. It’ll work on Android devices regardless of whether or not they have…

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Palm loses their lead webOS designer to the Google Android team, others may follow


In what may very well be considered the geekiest sort of fandom possible, I consider myself a fan of Matias Duarte. As I’ve written before: “Wherever this guy goes, awesome user interfaces follow.” He and his team at Danger built…

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Exclusive: The Helio Ocean 3 that could have been


Yesterday was a sad day for me, albeit one that was a long time coming. Yesterday, Helio, a wireless MVNO co-operated by EarthLink and South Korea’s SK Telecom, let out its final death cry. As I predicted in March, Virgin…

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Exclusive: The Helio Ocean 3 that could have been


Yesterday was a sad day for me, albeit one that was a long time coming. Yesterday, Helio, a wireless MVNO co-operated by EarthLink and South Korea’s SK Telecom, let out its final death cry. As I predicted in March, Virgin…

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AT&T allegedly tells employees of iPhone 4 coming in June


Two of the three iPhones released thus far have been launched in June. WWDC, where Apple generally announces iPhones 2-3 weeks before they’re shipping, starts on June 7th. If you had to guess, when would you wager that the new…

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HTC Evo 4G to get an HDMI dock


We’ll start with the bad news: according to some early stage testing done by PCMag, the HDMI output on the HTC Evo might kinda-sorta suck. While they haven’t quite pinned down the source of their woes, various TVs are all…

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Verizon exec hits the gym, loses the unreleased Motorola Shadow instead of weight


Note to self: keep an eye out for unreleased smartphones in ridiculous places. Hanging out in a random beer garden in Palo Alto? Oh, hello there, fourth-generation iPhone. Hitting the gym? Lookie here, it’s the unreleased Motorola Shadow Android phone…

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Goodnight, sweet iPhone: Apple pulls iPhone 3G sales from their online store

You know what’s coming up in just a few days? Apples Worldwide Developer Conference. With WWDC comes new iPhones.. and with new iPhones, comes the death of an old one. Apple may very well still offer the 3GS after the…

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Boost Mobile’s pre-paid, Android-powered Motorola i1 to cost $349.99


When we dug up some evidence yesterday that Boost Mobile would be getting the US’s first pre-paid Android phone in the form of Motorola’s crazy-tough, push-to-talk i1, there was one bit we were missing: the price.
Fortunately, that didn’t stay…

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Goodnight, sweet iPhone: Apple pulls iPhone 3G sales from their online store


You know what’s coming up in just a few days? Apples Worldwide Developer Conference. With WWDC comes new iPhones.. and with new iPhones, comes the death of an old one. Apple may very well still offer the 3GS after the…

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Verizon exec hits the gym, loses the unreleased Motorola Shadow instead of weight


Note to self: keep an eye out for unreleased smartphones in ridiculous places. Hanging out in a random beer garden in Palo Alto? Oh, hello there, fourth-generation iPhone. Hitting the gym? Lookie here, it’s the unreleased Motorola Shadow Android phone…

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Boost Mobile’s pre-paid, Android-powered Motorola i1 to cost $349.99


When we dug up some evidence yesterday that Boost Mobile would be getting the US’s first pre-paid Android phone in the form of Motorola’s crazy-tough, push-to-talk i1, there was one bit we were missing: the price.
Fortunately, that didn’t stay…

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HTC Desire to get Android 2.2 in late June?


Android 2.2 might already be rolling out to the Nexus One — but what about it’s nearly-identical European brother, the HTC Desire?
If a random HTC customer service rep is to be believed — which we generally wouldn’t recommend —…

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The BlackBerry 9800 Slider gets caught on video yet again, this time with AT&T branding


The BlackBerry 9800 Slider.. leaked? Preposterous! I can’t imagine such a thing happening. Except for that one time. Or that other time. Or any of those other times.
And now, the leak to end all 9800 slider leaks: a video…

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Confirmed: Motorola i1 will be Boost Mobile’s first Android phone


Back at CTIA 2010, Motorola announced the world’s first rugged Android handset with iDEN push-to-talk functionality: the i1. At launch, Motorola was only willing to spill the beans on one carrier who’d be getting the handset: Sprint.
We just unearthed…

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Confirmed: Motorola i1 will be Boost Mobile’s first Android phone

Back at CTIA 2010, Motorola announced the world’s first rugged Android handset with iDEN push-to-talk functionality: the i1. At launch, Motorola was only willing to spill the beans on one carrier who’d be getting the handset: Sprint.
We just unearthed…

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Samsung pulls a Google and gives devs free Bada phones, confirms upcoming handsets


Google didn’t invent giving stuff away. Oprah did that. Google just made — or at least greatly popularized — the trend of companies giving their latest and greatest handsets to all the attendees of the developer events in hopes of…

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Video: Sprint EVO 4G rooted nearly two weeks before it’s released


Sure, the EVO 4G might not be seeing its official nationwide release until June 4th — but since when do silly matters like release dates bother the Android hacking community?
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