Tag Archives: Android

Behold 2 Goes Official

Well the Android wars are certainly going to heat up this holiday season and T-mobile isn’t going down without a fight. Casting aside the upcoming launch of the Cliq this month, T-mobile and Samsung have officially announced the Behold 2. While not an unknown device to us, we’ve certainly been short on actual details. Well thats all changed now the announcement offering up exactly what we can expect in the follow up to the Behold. The … [read full article]

It’s Friday And Here Are Some Things I Missed

Well its Friday Tmonews readers, and this week is going to close out well for T-mobile lovers, especially those in the Android camp. Your serving of Donut is underway, bringing with it a host of enhancements to the Android experience. With Android in mind, the Cliq pricing brought a flurry of traffic this week as the next big thing in magentaville came down at a disappointingly high $199.99. For some reason T-mobile is just in … [read full article]

Dunkin’ Isn’t the Only One Delivering Donuts Tonight

You’ve seen the Android 1.6 aka Donut preview vids, drooling as you watch them. And now its time to fill that G1 or MyTouch 3G up with Donut! According to our source, T-Mobile has plans to start rolling out stage 1 of their delicious-baked-goods plan. Select G1 handsets at 12AM Eastern Daylight Time tonight will receive the Donut update. Next, after a 24-hour waiting period, T-Mobile will extend its deliciousness to MyTouch3G handsets–that is, if there are no hiccups (meaning no bricked … [read full article]

Samsung Behold 2 Passes FCC

Not much was known about the Behold 2. Well, Samsung has surprised us all! The Behold 2 has passed the FCC! That’s the good news. The bad news is it has a 1000 mAh battery. As you may recall the T-Mobile G1 had a 1150 mAh battery. If you thought the G1 battery life was poor, think again. So for those planning on purchasing this device: you will need to carry a charger around … [read full article]

Super Secret Cliq Box Unveiled

While we continue to patiently wait until the expected October 19th preorder date for the Cliq, our friends over at LeakDroid have got their hands on the Motorola Cliq box. And may I say, this box is very nicely designed. The box art isn’t the only thing LeakDroid recieved. Here is some extra information about the goodies the Cliq offers: Box comes with headphones/mic to plug into the headphone jack. no case. the box has … [read full article]

CyanogenMod Receives a Cease and Desist Letter From Google

Good Morning, TmoNews readers! Remember that nice mod that enabled  Android users who have rooted their device to use the new Android 1.6 Market? Well, the geniuses behind the mod were CyanogenMod, and it looks like they’re in some trouble now.  A cease and desist letter was received from Google directly stating to stop distribution of  closed-source Google apps like Market, Talk, Gmail, YouTube, etc. Here are some tidbits from their chat log: [20:03] <cyanogen> google … [read full article]

Motorola Cliq Hands-On

As you probably already know Motorola announced its first Android device the Motorola Cliq as its headed to T-Mobile USA. The Cliq packs a 3.1-inch touchscreen display and a full QWERTY slide-out keyboard. Motorola has also included in this Android device its own interface called MotoBlur. As we all wait drooling over this device patiently a hands-on review will have to do. The guys over at ZDNET have pieced together a nice … [read full article]

Galaxy Lite Shows Itself, Again…

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It sure is shaping up to be an exciting holiday season, especially for Android.  While we wait for the Cliq, you can feast your eyes on the Samsung Galaxy Lite (in a new color scheme and everything).  This Samsung Android phone is looking pretty good and I’m digging the accents.  The listed specs are as follows: 3.0? WQVGA TFT Touchscreen 3.2 megapixel camera Android OS 1.5 Google Apps and Android Market Bluetooth 2.0, USB … [read full article]

Android Market 1.6 Available Via Cyanogen ROM

I know how it is having to wait for something for a very long time. You guys saw the sneak peak of the Android Market a while ago which included a new look, application screenshots, promotional icons, and improved application descriptions. Well guess what? You don’t have to wait anymore! All you Android users out there can now download the new Android Market 1.6 via the latest Cyanogen ROM. All you need is a rooted Android device. Feel … [read full article]