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Google To Release Five Nexus Devices On November 5th To Celebrate Five Years Of Android?

On the heels of a Wall Street Journal report indicating Google is prepared to announce a variety of partnerships for their exclusive Nexus lineup of smartphones — comes news that these five devices will all arrive on November 5th. Remember, remember the fifth of November. In fact, the fifth of November this year will mark Google’s five-year anniversary for Android. According to TalkAndroid, a reliable source has provided them with intel … [read full article]

T-Mobile Prism Now Available Directly Through T-Mobile Online, Company Owned Retail Stores

Some low-key news today as the T-Mobile Prism has already been available through the likes of Best Buy and Walmart since the beginning of May. Today does the mark the day however, that the Prism is available through T-Mobile owned retail stores as well Interestingly enough, T-Mobile’s official press release back on May 2nd indicated the Prism would retail for $149.99 sans contract. According to, that price has … [read full article]

Twelve Minute Walkthrough Of Galaxy S III, See It In Action

I wish I could say that you’re preparing to watch a twelve minute walk-through of a T-Mobile branded Galaxy S III, sadly that isn’t the case. Unfortunately, we’ve yet to see any of the US branded handsets appear in the wild but, this video courtesy of is a great 12 minute walk-through showing off plenty of Samsung’s flagship smartphone features. At the very least, you’ll have something to do for 12 minutes … [read full article]

Google Announces Official Acquisition Of Motorola Mobility

As the last remaining hurdle came down in the last few days, Google just announced they have finalized their acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha is stepping down as “long-time” Googler Dennis Woodside takes the reigns of Motorola after more than 80 years of history. As Google and Motorola completed their blessings from Europe, US and in the last few days, China, the Internet giant has completed it’s $12 billion … [read full article]

Amazon’s App Store Update Includes Test Drive Feature, Try Apps Before You Buy Them

    While most of our Android attention is focused on Google’s own Play store, the Amazon Appstore has become its own competitor and a new update makes it even more so. The change-log for yesterday’s release highlights a new “Test Drive” option: a “beta feature that lets you instantly try apps before buying them.” If this works the way we all hope it could, I’m adding this to my Android Challenge. The … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm Talks iPhone, Job Restructuring In New Interview

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm is playing a bit of offense thanks to an interview with the Seattle Times, helping to get out of front and allay any fears that T-Mobile’s recent job restructuring cuts are of any real concern to the future of the company. Humm highlights that while 900 positions are being eliminated on one side, the company is adding 550 new positions which he believes was misunderstood. Furthermore, Humm … [read full article]

T-Mobile Rolling Out Galaxy S II Maintenance Update, No Ice Cream Sandwich…Yet

Prepare yourselves Samsung Galaxy S II owners as T-Mobile releases a maintenance update rweighing in at 32.3MB bumping the device up to version T989UVLDE. So what’s included with this update? Sadly, it’s not Ice Cream Sandwich and we’re a little puzzled by the time-frame for delivering this update, through June 22nd. Does that mean we won’t see Ice Cream Sandwich until then? That’s something we can’t answer and we urge you not to … [read full article]

HTC Says Some Products Now Entering US, Won’t Reveal Which Products

Through a statement to the Taiwan Stock Exchange, HTC is now publicly saying that “some of our products have passed the review and have been delivered to our telecoms operators’ clients in the US.” HTC has been engaged in a battle with US Customs for permission to bring the HTC One X for AT&T, HTC EVO 4G LTE for Sprint and possibly a smaller shipment of HTC Amaze 4G devices[read full article]

HTC Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Now Available

Today’s the day as Ice Cream Sandwich is now available for HTC Amaze 4G owners everywhere. Actually, it’s been available for a few hours already so keep an eye on your phone for a software update notification. T-Mobile will be sending out updates over-the-air or you can follow the steps to try to push the update out right away: Connect to Wi-Fi for fastest download. Note: This is a large update … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III S-Voice APK Leaked, Use At Your Own Risk

Need something exciting to try this weekend with your rooted Android device running Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 or above? Take advantage of a newly leaked APK for Samsung’s soon-to-be-released S Voice application for the Galaxy S III thanks to a leaked ROM making its way across the internet. We’re hearing that the software is imperfect and that’s to be expected from unfinished software from an unfinished ROM. Said another way, if you’re expecting this … [read full article]

Chinese Regulators Remove Last Hurdle To Google, Motorola Deal

Chinese regulators have approved the the mega-billion dollar purchase of Motorola Mobility by Google. The deal, which has already received US approval, had been waiting for China, the long holdout and inal hurdle for the deal to close. “We are pleased the deal has received approval in all jurisdictions,” Motorola Mobility said in an e-mailed statement, confirming that the deal has been approved in China. “We expect to close imminently.” Google will now be able to access Motorola’s deep library of 17,000 patents … [read full article]

Samsung SGH-T699 Receives Wi-FI Certification

The Samsung SGH-T699 is one step closer to release on T-Mobile as it receive Wi-Fi certification on May 15th. We’re still at a loss as to what exactly the T699 is, be it an existing Samsung model or an entirely new smartphone. At this point, it’s a 50/50 shot, though we’ve guessed at least once that this could be the Galaxy Nexus. It’s a wild theory to say the least, but at this point … [read full article]