Tag Archives: Android

The Google Nexus S Gets Unboxed

We’re just 6 days away from the launch of the Google/Samsung Nexus S and luckily for all of us watching at home, videos the device in hand are popping up. Thanks to the folks at Phonedog and Intomobile we’ve got a detailed look at both the hardware and the software. If you were on the fence for picking one of these up, perhaps seeing it in live action will help convince you, if not, … [read full article]

Is Google Planning To Advertise The Nexus S On TV?

Ignoring for a moment the fact that this commercial, if you watched it blindfolded, could easily be mistaken as an ad for the iPhone, it’s actually pretty wonderful.  While we can’t say for sure that we’re looking at an actual TV spot for the Nexus S here, it certainly gives off that aura. It’s a 32-second look at the Nexus S and it just might help sway a few who are undecided as it really does … [read full article]

The myTouch4G Dock Has Arrived!

A wondrous surprise just hit my inbox with the news that the myTouch4G dock has finally arrived in at least one T-Mobile retail store.  Offered as a great way to watch movies, show a recipe or play a game, the Bluetooth Swivel Dock can be all yours for the price of $49.99!  Based on the design of the myTouch4G, it was pretty much assumed that a dock would be coming down the … [read full article]

(Updated With Pricing) Nexus S Product Page Goes Live, Available December 16th At Best Buy, First Review Is In

Updated: Customers can purchase Nexus S for $529 as an unlocked phone without a contract.  Nexus S optimized for T-Mobile’s network is available for $199 with a two-year service agreement and qualifying voice and data plan. It’s finally final and official; the Nexus S lives on T-Mobile.  There were never any moments of doubt but seeing the words “Availability and T-Mobile” in the same line just makes us tingle a little.  The only real … [read full article]

Best Buy Mobile Offers Free Smartphones Every Day Through December

Best Buy is back at again with another round of special sales with an announcement that every day in December, Best Buy Mobile will feature one free smartphone from each carrier. Today’s featured phone for T-Mobile is the LG Optimus T available in both Titanium and Burgundy variants but for the low low price of free, it’s hard to argue color! The free phone requires either new OR upgrade activation and a two-year … [read full article]

Is Verizon Single-handedly Responsible For Androids Success?

In the midst of yesterdays Verizon LTE announcement, a little ego showed on behalf of Verizon as they proclaimed themselves responsible for the success of Android. “Android really took off when Verizon got involved” is the direct quote from Verizon CTO Tony Melone and comes off pretty matter of fact. T-Mobile was the first carrier to launch Android in the US with the G1 but can Verizon really take credit for Androids current success? … [read full article]

Samsung Nexus S Hits FCC Again With New Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS Antennas

Nothing terribly exciting in this round of the Nexus S news cycle but Engadget discovered a new Samsung Nexus S filing to the FCC. Running under the Samsung GT-i9020T model, the filing lends a little more credence to the release date being sooner rather than later. The real question is, were these additions the cause of the rumored delay or is there something else we don’t know? Engadget

T-Mobile And AT&T Considering Acer’s Liquid Metal Android Handset

Earlier last week at its Press Conference in New York, Acer stated that T-Mobile and AT&T  are now evaluating Acer’s Liquid Metal for a  possible release in the United States. Acer’s Smartphone Unit President Aymar de Lencquesaing says that since the Acer Liquid Metal is a GSM phone and there are only two GSM carriers in the U.S., it is up to them to decide whether they want to add the handset to their lineup. The Liquid … [read full article]